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October 09, 2018 - 7:49 am
By Kate Gibson (CBS News, MONEYWATCH) — Google is closing its troubled Google Plus social network following the discovery of a software glitch this past spring that may have exposed user information of up to 500,000 customers between 2015 and 2018, the company said Monday. Ben Smith, Google's vice...
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Amazon
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October 08, 2018 - 9:27 am
By Lydia DePillis (CNN) -- For companies trying to staff up for the holidays, Amazon's move to a $15 minimum wage comes at a bad time. "It's causing a lot of buzz with my clients: How do we address the issue of a $15 minimum wage?" says Craig Rowley, who leads the consumer practice at the human...
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June 28, 2018; Atlantic City, NJ, USA; The new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. N.J
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David Madden
October 06, 2018 - 10:00 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — One of the two newly reopened Atlantic City casinos is undergoing a change at the top, little more than three months later. Atlantic City Hard Rock President Matt Harkness “will assume new responsibilities” come Nov. 1, according to the company. What those...
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In this June 21, 2018, file photo, job applicants talks with representatives from Aldi at a job fair hosted by Job News South Florida, in Sunrise, Fla. On Friday, Oct. 5, the U.S. government issues the September jobs report.
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October 05, 2018 - 9:20 am
By Christoher Rugaber, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added just 134,000 jobs in September, the fewest in a year, though the figure was likely lowered by Hurricane Florence, while the unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent, the lowest level since 1969. Hurricane Florence struck...
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From left: Robin L. Wiessmann, Pa. Secretary of Banking and Securities; Leslie Richards, Pa. Secretary of Transportation; Angela G. Mago, KeyCorp; Eloise Young, Philadelphia Gas Works; Susan Jacobson, Jacobson Strategic Communications
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Hadas Kuznits
October 05, 2018 - 8:16 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Several hundred Chamber of Commerce attendees started their morning on Thursday with an inspiring panel discussion about women in leadership. Leslie Richards, Pennsylvania's first female secretary of the Department of Transportation, was among the panelists at the...
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Giant Heirloom Market
Giant Food Stores
Mark Abrams
October 04, 2018 - 9:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Giant Food Stores has announced it is building its second store in Philadelphia, preparing for a December opening. The Carlisle-based grocery chain has a number of stores in the Philly suburbs and one inside the city on Grant Avenue in the Northeast. On Thursday,...
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General Motors
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October 03, 2018 - 4:49 pm
(AP) -- General Motors and Honda are teaming up on self-driving vehicle technology as big automakers and tech giants race to develop the next generation of personal transportation. Japan's Honda Motor Co. will invest $2.75 billion in the autonomous vehicle unit run by General Motors Co., called GM...
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Ocean Casino
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October 03, 2018 - 3:42 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — One has Elvis Presley's Rolls Royce, the costumes the Beatles wore onstage, and the management know-how and money of one of the world's largest and most successful hospitality companies — even as it replaces its boss. The other has a successful sports betting facility, a...
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Health insurance costs
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October 03, 2018 - 10:35 am
By Tami Luhby (CNN Money) -- Employers and workers together are spending close to $20,000 for family health insurance coverage in 2018, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation report. Although premiums have increased fairly modestly in recent years, the growth has far outpaced workers' raises...
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This Jan. 24, 2018, file photo shows a person walking near the entrance to a Toys R Us store, in Wayne, N.J.
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October 03, 2018 - 7:39 am
By The Associated Press There may be a second act for Toys R Us, the retail wonderland for children that turned off the lights at hundreds of stores for what was thought to be the final time this summer. After joining the parade of retailers that never recovered from the recession and radical...
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