Business

People stand in freshly painted circles, six-feet-apart, as they wait in a two-hour line.
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Hadas Kuznits
May 13, 2020 - 8:40 pm
New U.S. Labor Department numbers came out Thursday morning, showing that about 3 million more workers laid off in the coronavirus pandemic applied for unemployment benefits last week. What does the economy look like long-term, and when will it get better? Read more here.
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Open sign at store
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Jim Melwert
May 13, 2020 - 6:13 pm
The mayor of a northwestern Montgomery County town says they have passed a resolution to start letting businesses reopen despite the governor’s stay-at-home order. Read more here.
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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine speaking to reporters.
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KYW Staff
May 13, 2020 - 5:28 pm
Pennsylvania has received its first shipment of remdesivir — the drug being used to treat COVID-19 patients — from the federal government. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf.
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AP News
May 13, 2020 - 12:11 pm
Authorities say a man angry with Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's decision to close businesses during the coronavirus pandemic will face charges after he threatened the governor. Read more here.
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Business closed due to coronavirus
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Hadas Kuznits
May 13, 2020 - 11:47 am
Life will certainly be different once some coronavirus-related restrictions are lifted and Philly businesses and restaurants can resume operations again. But how exactly will they keep staff and customers safe against coronavirus? Read more here.
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Reopen PA protest
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Mark Abrams
May 12, 2020 - 12:42 pm
Businesses in counties that decide to ignore Gov. Tom Wolf’s phased-in reopening plan may be putting their insurance coverage at risk, warned Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman. Read more here.
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A Pennsylvania Lottery sign
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David Madden
May 12, 2020 - 11:04 am
Revenue has dropped by more than 20% for both the Pennsylvania and New Jersey lotteries due to the COVID-19 crisis. Read more here.
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PepsiCo snacks
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CNN
May 11, 2020 - 12:49 pm
PepsiCo is hoping to capitalize on the moment of online groceries through two new snack sites. Read more here.
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Markings for journalists practicing social distancing are seen at the basement of the U.S. Capitol
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David Madden
May 09, 2020 - 4:00 am
Governments at every level are looking for ways to make ends meet, as the pandemic shutdown of much of America slows revenue streams to a trickle. While many look to the federal government to come up with a solution, New Jersey legislators have another idea: coronavirus relief bonds. Read more here.
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Barbara Beltz, owner of Serendipity in Avalon
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Tim Jimenez
May 09, 2020 - 4:00 am
With an uncertain Memorial Day weekend and summer season ahead, small business owners down the shore are trying to prepare for the unknown. Read more here.
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