Business

Person picking up trash.
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Pat Loeb
September 12, 2019 - 3:42 pm
Philadelphia's neighborhood businesses would get a $10 million boost from a bill introduced in City Council Thursday. The money would be used to spruce up commercial corridors citywide.
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Hahnemann University Hospital
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Mike DeNardo
September 05, 2019 - 3:42 pm
A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of Hahnemann University Hospital's 570 residency slots for $55 million. Read more here.
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AG Josh Shapiro meets with Uber, Lyft drivers.
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Kim Glovas
September 03, 2019 - 5:55 pm
Uber and Lyft drivers appealed to Shapiro to change rules for independent contractors.
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Ocean City Boardwalk.
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Andrew Kramer
September 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
It’s been a banner year for many businesses down the shore, and some stores on the Ocean City boardwalk say they have Mother Nature to thank.
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medical marijuana
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Justin Udo
August 22, 2019 - 2:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The University of the Sciences is offering a one-of-a-kind program focused on the business side of pot as it looks to create leaders in the medical marijuana industry. Medical marijuana is now legal in 33 states, and as demand for it continues to grow, so do the job...
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David Madden
August 09, 2019 - 3:45 pm
SOUTH JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Changes are on the horizon for New Jersey’s controversial tax on shore house rentals. Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Friday that would limit the scope of rentals that are subject to the tax. The 11.6 percent tax, which went into effect last year, is similar to...
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Russi Taylor, an actress who for more than three decades gave voice to Minnie Mouse, has died on Friday, July 26, 2019, at age 75.
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July 27, 2019 - 7:21 pm
GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — Russi Taylor, an actress who gave voice to Minnie Mouse for more than three decades, has died. Walt Disney Co. chairman Bob Iger announced Taylor's death in a statement Saturday. Disney says Taylor died Friday in Glendale, California. She was 75. The cause wasn't immediately...
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Food vendor outside Hahnemann
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Paul Kurtz
July 26, 2019 - 4:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the impending closure of Hahnemann University Hospital, boom times are about to go bust for several food truck vendors. The long-time neighbors have served breakfast and lunch outside the hospital's 16th and Arch streets entrance for years, but now, they may need...
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In older Eastern US cities, nine times as much natural gas is leaking out of pipelines, homes than federal government had thought.
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July 22, 2019 - 5:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Older U.S. east coast cities are leaking nine times as much natural gas into the air — from homes or pipes heading into houses — than the federal government had thought, a new airborne monitoring study finds. It's probably not a safety problem because what's coming out doesn't...
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Dow Jones industrials cross 27,000 points for first time
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July 11, 2019 - 6:55 pm
By Alex Veiga (AP) — A turbulent day on Wall Street ended in the record books Thursday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed above 27,000 for the first time and the S&P 500 index hit another all-time high. The milestones came on a day when the S&P 500 briefly moved above 3,000 for the...
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