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This July 11, 2018, file photo shows yogurt on display at a grocery store in River Ridge, La.
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September 25, 2018 - 11:39 am
By Candice Choi, AP Food & Health Writer NEW YORK (AP) — If low-fat yogurt is blended with fatty ingredients like coconut or chocolate, is it still low-fat? Is it even yogurt? The U.S. government has rules about what can be called "yogurt," and the dairy industry says it's not clear what the...
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A moderator (left) leads a discussion with Jamie Dimon (middle) and Mayor Jim Kenney (right).
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Ian Bush
September 24, 2018 - 4:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Community organizations in Kensington are receiving a $5 million grant from JPMorgan Chase, one of the country's biggest banks. The grant is designed to spark positive growth in the troubled neighborhood, which is part of JPMorgan’s Partnerships for Raising...
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September 24, 2018 - 8:56 am
By Paul R. La Monica (CNN Money) -- Weight Watchers really wants to let you know that it's not just a diet company -- so much so that it's changing its name to WW. The company announced Monday that the new WW name reflects its focus on overall health and wellness, and not just shedding pounds. CEO...
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Comcast Buys Sky
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September 24, 2018 - 8:42 am
By Hadas Gold (CNN Money) -- A great day for Comcast is turning into an even better one for Sky shareholders. The American cable giant outbid 21st Century Fox and its powerful backer, Disney, on Saturday in an auction for control of the European pay-TV broadcaster. Comcast's final bid was £17.28 ($...
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Comcast
September 22, 2018 - 3:00 pm
Hadas Gold (CNN Money) -- Comcast outbid 21st Century Fox and its powerful backer, Disney, on Saturday in an auction for control of European broadcaster Sky. Comcast lodged a winning bid of about $39 billion (£30 billion) for Sky following a rare, three round auction managed by UK's Takeover Panel...
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September 21, 2018 - 4:37 pm
Nathaniel Meyersohn (CNN Money) -- A federal agency is suing Walmart for discriminating against pregnant employees. The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said on Friday that it had filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Walmart violated the law when it refused to accommodate...
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A number of electric vehicles were on hand for test drives.
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Dan Wing
September 21, 2018 - 12:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — About 250 experts from the auto industry, government, and power companies gathered at an all-day forum hosted by PECO at the Please Touch Museum on Friday. The discussion centered on the past, present and future of transportation electrification. "Folks are focusing...
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In this July 19, 2018, file photo Brendan Kennedy, third from right in front, CEO and founder of British Columbia-based Tilray Inc., a major Canadian marijuana grower, leads cheers as confetti falls to celebrate his company's IPO.
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September 21, 2018 - 9:46 am
By Marley Jay, AP Markets Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Reefer Madness has gripped Wall Street. Investors are craving marijuana stocks as Canada prepares to legalize pot next month, leading to giant gains for Canada-based companies listed on U.S. exchanges. Some experts are concerned that the ending will...
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Shoppers line up outside of the Apple store on Walnut Street in Center City Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
September 21, 2018 - 8:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The latest iPhones are on sale. The lines outside Apple stores are shorter than in years past, but there are still many who couldn't wait. Those who did queue up early Friday morning outside the Apple store at 16th and Walnut streets were eager to get their hands on...
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The Comcast Technology Center is the tallest building in the Philadelphia skyline.
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Mike DeNardo
September 20, 2018 - 1:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some workers have already moved into Philadelphia's tallest building, which is still under construction. Comcast Chairman Brian Roberts gave reporters a sneak peek inside the 60-story, $1.5 billion Comcast Technology Center at 18th and Arch streets. So far, 1,000...
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