this June 4, 2020, file photo, a customer walks out of a U.S. Post Office branch and under a banner advertising a job opening, in Seattle.
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AP News
June 18, 2020 - 11:46 am
About 1.5 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a historically high number, even as the economy increasingly reopens and employers bring some people back to work. Read more here.
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MLB Players Association Executive Director Tony Clark and MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred
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Dave Uram
June 18, 2020 - 11:00 am
After meeting with the players union leader, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred thought they had a framework for an agreement to play a coronavirus pandemic-delayed season. But RADIO.COM Sports MLB Insider Jon Heyman says some players see it as another proposal — not a deal. Read more...
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Outdoor dining tables
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Hadas Kuznits
June 17, 2020 - 7:35 pm
The Center City District this week released the results of a survey asking what it would take to get people to start dining and shopping again as they slowly emerge from coronavirus quarantine. Read more here.
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Homes for sale
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Mark Abrams
June 17, 2020 - 11:58 am
The results of a new survey find that people are ready to start buying houses again in the Philadelphia region as COVID-19 restrictions are easing. And they’re looking for partners to help make it happen. Read more here.
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A sign at the entrance to ESPN's Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World is seen Wednesday, June 3, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla.
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Dave Uram
June 17, 2020 - 11:18 am
If the NBA is able to restart its season in late July with 22 teams, including the 76ers, as it's hoping to do, the health and safety protocols for the Disney World campus will be extensive. Read more here.
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June 17, 2020 - 8:00 am
The Aunt Jemima brand of syrup and pancake mix is getting a makeover after 130 years in an effort ‘to make progress toward racial equality.’
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June 16, 2020 - 6:46 pm
The nation’s top infectious disease expert is commending the Tri-State area, saying he’s “positively impressed” with the region’s handling of the reopening process. See the details.
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Offshore wind turbine
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David Madden
June 16, 2020 - 3:12 pm
New Jersey plans to build a $300 million to $400 million “wind port” starting next year in rural Salem County. The state wants to build windmills to generate electricity for offshore power projects along the East Coast. Read more here.
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Outdoor dining
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Pat Loeb
June 16, 2020 - 4:00 am
A Philadelphia City Council committee Monday advanced a bill allowing outdoor restaurant service almost anywhere in the city, but members made it clear they have some reservations. Read more here.
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Businesses on the Ocean City Boardwalk
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Andrew Kramer
June 15, 2020 - 3:09 pm
Outdoor dining returns Monday in New Jersey, but some shops down the shore say that's not enough. Read more here.
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