Finance

Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
October 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
Three Philadelphia City Councilmembers will be retiring in December but none of them will be getting the controversial six-figure payments from the city's deferred retirement program.
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Housing.
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Pat Loeb
October 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Pennsylvania agency that helps low-income families get into affordable housing is being accused of forcing some families out of homes they own.
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Kristen Johanson
September 22, 2019 - 9:14 am
The Philadelphia Police Department is the top driver for overtime in Philadelphia, and a new study by a fiscal watchdog group points to court time as the reason. The group has also suggested ways to cut that time in half.
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Dress Down Day shirts on sale to help raise money for the Philly school district.
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Cherri Gregg
September 09, 2019 - 3:05 pm
The Fund for School District of Philadelphia held a rally at LOVE Park ahead of its second annual Dress Down Day in an effort to raise money for Philly's public schools.
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U.S. authorities have unsealed a 252-count federal grand jury indictment charging 80 people with participating in a conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through a range of fraud schemes and laundering the funds through a Los Angeles-based network.
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AP News
August 22, 2019 - 7:44 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The relationship between a Japanese woman and a U.S. Army captain stationed in Syria started online, through an international social network for digital pen pals. It grew into an internet romance over 10 months of daily emails. It ended with the woman $200,000 poorer and on the...
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Rochester officials have told an anti-abortion group that police will no longer enforce a 15-foot buffer zone in front of the entrances to Planned Parenthood on University Avenue.
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David Madden
August 22, 2019 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Planned Parenthood chapters across America have pulled out of a Title X program that uses federal funds for birth control to help fund birth control efforts. The reason? Guidelines from the Trump administration that the agency equates to a gag rule over abortion...
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A few dozen demonstrators gathered in front of City Hall Wednesday to protest the conditions and lack of staff and funding at ACCT.
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Justin Udo
August 21, 2019 - 7:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Over the last few months, the Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia has faced a deadly outbreak, the resignation of its executive director and a number of other issues, and people involved with the organization are taking to the streets, calling for officials...
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Mike DeNardo
August 19, 2019 - 6:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Museum of Art has scrapped its policy of giving free admission to area art school students. Since the 1970s, the museum has given free admission to art students at eight colleges, but that perk is no more. In a statement, the museum said it wasn't...
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There's a new millionaire in Germantown.
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Mike Dougherty
August 14, 2019 - 3:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a new millionaire in North Philadelphia. The Pennsylvania Lottery said someone bought a scratch-off ticket worth $3 million at the New Germantown Grocery and Water Ice store at Germantown Avenue and Somerset Street, a popular neighborhood spot that might get a...
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China's yuan fell below the politically sensitive level of seven to the U.S. dollar on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, possibly adding to trade tension with Washington.
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August 05, 2019 - 4:48 pm
Be Paul Wiseman and Joe McDonald WASHINGTON (AP) — China decided Monday to meet President Donald Trump's latest tariff threat with defiance, letting its currency drop to an 11-year low and halting purchases of U.S. farm products. The moves, which came four days after Trump threatened more taxes on...
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