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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2018, file photo, a sea gull flies off holding fish scraps near a former dock facility, with "Long Island" painted on old transfer bridges at Gantry State Park in the Long Island City section of the Queens Borough in New York.
AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File
December 09, 2018 - 2:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York officials tout their deal to land a new Amazon headquarters as can't-miss math. The city and state put up $2.8 billion in tax breaks and grants. In return, they get an economic engine expected to generate $27 billion in new tax money over a quarter-century. "This is a big...
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A rendering of the renovations set for 30th Street Station.
SEPTA
Paul Kurtz
December 08, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA is celebrating being awarded a $15 million federal grant for improvements and renovations to 30th Street Station. SEPTA General Manager Jeff Knueppel said this grant, along with additional funding, will allow construction to begin next year on a number of 30th...
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(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
December 07, 2018 - 8:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the world's biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion investment in Cronos Group, a Canadian medical and recreational marijuana company. Altria, which makes Marlboro cigarettes, is taking a 45 percent stake in the Toronto company. Cronos...
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movie theater
December 06, 2018 - 11:34 am
By Jill Disis, CNN Business (CNN) -- MoviePass wants to win back angry customers. The movie subscription service on Thursday announced a new, complicated pricing structure that is dependent on geography and the kind of movies customers want to watch. Starting in January, MoviePass will offer three...
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New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal (18) controls the puck against Winnipeg Jets defenseman Josh Morrissey (44) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in New York.
AP Photo/Noah K. Murray
December 06, 2018 - 10:53 am
TORONTO (AP) — The New York Rangers are the NHL's most valuable franchise for a fourth consecutive year, according to Forbes. The Rangers top the annual list of franchise valuations at $1.55 billion, up 3 percent from last year. The Toronto Maple Leafs are second at $1.35 billion, and Montreal...
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FILE - In this July 4, 2018, file photo, the Huawei logo is seen at a Huawei store at a shopping mall in Beijing. Canadian authorities said Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, that they have arrested the chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies for pos
AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File
December 05, 2018 - 10:52 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian authorities said Wednesday that they have arrested the chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies for possible extradition to the United States. China demanded her immediate release, and a former Canadian envoy to China warned the case might lead to retaliation...
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Mark Zuckerberg is seen here testifying before Congress on April 10, 2018. (FILE)
Pool via CNN
December 05, 2018 - 8:57 pm
By Donie O'Sullivan and Hadas Gold, CNN Business (CNN) -- Mark Zuckerberg and his colleagues were apparently concerned enough about Vine, a video app from Twitter, that on the day it launched in January 2013, they moved to restrict its access to Facebook user data, a trove of internal Facebook...
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Dollar General sells a ton of soda, chips, and candy.
Eric Gay/AP via CNN
December 05, 2018 - 8:42 pm
By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business (CNN) -- Two liters of Dr. Pepper costs $1.80 at a Dollar General store in Union City, NJ. A 10-oz bag of Twizzlers sells for $1.50. But the low-end retailer is attempting a high-end revamp of its food offerings — adding yogurt, nuts, protein bars, veggie snacks...
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The lit signs that say "Fairmount Avenue" have officially been turned on in the 1500 and 2500 blocks of the avenue.
Spring Garden Community Development Corporation
Hadas Kuznits
December 05, 2018 - 3:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some radiant renovations are finally taking place on Fairmount Avenue. Patrick Boyle, a board member on the Spring Garden Community Development Corporation, said there's been a lot of buzz around his organization as they've been preparing to light up the street with...
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American Water
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David Madden
December 05, 2018 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Camden’s waterfront resurgence continues with the grand opening of another major employer’s new headquarters along the banks of the Delaware River. American Water’s new offices are just the latest installment in a program that used tax credits issued by the Christie...
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