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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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Drivers for Uber, Lyft and other ridehailing companies will soon get a minimum wage in New York City.
Drew Angerer/Getty Images via CNN
December 04, 2018 - 6:35 pm
By Sara Ashley O'Brien, CNN Business (CNN) -- Drivers for Uber, Lyft and other ridehailing companies will soon get a minimum wage in New York City. On Tuesday, the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission voted on a minimum pay formula to protect ridehailing drivers from being underpaid by companies...
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In this Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 photo, toys sit on the shelves at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File
December 03, 2018 - 12:43 pm
By Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer Skip the costly electronic games and flashy digital gizmos. Pediatricians say the best toys for tots are old-fashioned hands-on playthings that young children can enjoy with parents — things like blocks, puzzles — even throwaway cardboard boxes — that spark...
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President Donald Trump meets with China's President Xi Jinping during their bilateral meeting at the G20 Summit, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
December 03, 2018 - 11:26 am
By Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The dinner table diplomacy that Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China conducted over the weekend produced something as vague as it was valuable: an agreement to keep talking. Forged over grilled sirloin at the Group of 20 summit...
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(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
December 02, 2018 - 9:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The truce in the trade dispute between the U.S. and China should boost rattled financial markets, at least likely through year's end, experts say. But the stock market's wild gyrations of recent months likely will persist as the two countries strain to reach a permanent accord. "...
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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
December 01, 2018 - 11:50 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The United States and China reached a 90-day ceasefire in a trade dispute that has rattled financial markets and threatened world economic growth. The breakthrough came after a dinner meeting Saturday between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the...
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Echo Dot
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November 30, 2018 - 5:46 pm
By Heather Kelly, CNN Business (CNN) -- Alexa and Apple are playing nice. Amazon's Echo smart speakers will work with Apple Music starting December 17, Amazon announced Friday. If you have an Apple Music account and have connected it to your smart speaker in the Alexa app, the speakers will be able...
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Taco Bell
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Rachel Kurland
November 30, 2018 - 3:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Before you head out to another ugly sweater party, step your sweater game up from mild to diablo with a new line of fire-roasted merch. Taco Bell released a new collection of holiday sweaters , trimmed with tacos, the fast food chain's flagship bell, a Christmas tree...
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Starbucks
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Rachel Kurland
November 30, 2018 - 1:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Plastic straws aren't the only things being banned from Starbucks stores. The coffee giant says it will install a way to block customers from watching porn on its public Wi-Fi network next year across the U.S. While watching pornography is banned at Starbucks stores,...
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