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RADIO.COM Staff
August 04, 2020 - 12:40 pm
One person’s fear of germs ended up costing them quite a bit, as they destroyed 23 million South Korean won ($19,320) after putting it in the washing machine to kill the coronavirus.
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Sign announcing national coin shortage at a store
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Paul Kurtz
July 30, 2020 - 3:22 pm
The Federal Reserve has created a task force to look into ways to lessen the severity of the coin shortage affecting the entire country. Read more here.
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Tony Luke's
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KYW Staff
July 24, 2020 - 2:11 pm
The founder of the iconic Tony Luke’s cheesesteak shop in South Philadelphia and his son have been indicted on charges of tax evasion. Read more here.
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Burlington-Bristol Bridge
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Justin Udo
March 30, 2020 - 8:44 pm
The Tacony-Palmyra and Burlington-Bristol bridges are still accepting cash toll payments, even though many expressways have suspended the option as to follow social-distancing protocols and minimize person-to-person contact during the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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Cars on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
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AP News
November 04, 2019 - 5:24 pm
After four years of testing, the Pennsylvania Turnpike says it plans to move ahead with a $129 million project to become a completely cashless toll system in two years, eliminating hundreds of toll collecting and auditing positions along the way. Read more here.
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Amazon Go store
Mark Lennihan/AP
May 08, 2019 - 2:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon launched its high-tech Go convenience store a year ago, where shoppers can pull items off the shelf and walk out. Now it's adding a decidedly low-tech feature: accepting cash. Its new store that opened in New York City Tuesday is the first Amazon Go store to do so. At its...
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Dreamstime
Justin Udo
March 19, 2019 - 9:18 pm
NEW JERSEY, (KYW Newsradio) — As cashless businesses become more popular throughout the country, officials in New Jersey ensure that the trend will not take hold in their state. Assemblyman Paul Moriarty sponsored the bill that bans business from refusing to take cash from customers. "There are...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
February 14, 2019 - 4:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Council has passed a bill that requires all businesses in the city to accept cash for payment. The vote was 12 to four after some debate on the council floor. Councilman Bill Greenlee sponsored the measure, saying that accepting only bank or credit...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
February 05, 2019 - 4:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A City Council committee has advanced a bill that would require all businesses in Philadelphia to accept cash. The bill was introduced as an anti-discrimination measure after a couple of chain restaurants announced a credit card-only policy. Kenney administration...
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Dreamstime
February 05, 2019 - 3:15 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of pranksters in Russia recently filmed themselves walking into an Apple store with a bathtub filled with 100,000 rubles to buy an iPhone. It took two hours to count the coins, but the Apple store took them. With...
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