This city program turned high schoolers into auto mechanics and changed their lives

As the City of Philadelphia develops new apprenticeships to tackle the city's poverty rate, a look at the its most successful job training program.

This city program turned high schoolers into auto mechanics and changed their lives

As the City of Philadelphia develops new apprenticeships to tackle the city's poverty rate, a look at the its most successful job training program.

Wilmington Trust president gets six years in prison for financial crimes amid the 2008 meltdown

U.S. District Judge Richard Andrews called Robert Harra’s offenses the “worst financial crime” in Delaware in 35 years but said he didn’t think a longer sentence would add deterrent value.

Wilmington Trust president gets six years in prison for financial crimes amid the 2008 meltdown

U.S. District Judge Richard Andrews called Robert Harra’s offenses the “worst financial crime” in Delaware in 35 years but said he didn’t think a longer sentence would add deterrent value.

Six new marijuana growers get the nod for N.J.

New Jersey is doubling the number of cannabis cultivators in the state from six to 12. Two of the new growers will operate in South Jersey.

Six new marijuana growers get the nod for N.J.

New Jersey is doubling the number of cannabis cultivators in the state from six to 12. Two of the new growers will operate in South Jersey.
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Feds in Del. fine shipping company $2M after crewman slips them oil-discharge video

A year ago, a 750-foot-long oil tanker named Nave Cielo pulled into port in Delaware City, just off the Delaware River in New Castle County. A crew member slipped the U.S. Coast Guard a thumb drive showing an oil discharge out at sea.

Google announces $1 billion expansion in New York City

The new campus could add more than 7,000 jobs over the next 10 years.

Politicians caused pay ‘collapse’ for bottom 90 percent of workers, researchers say

Wage stagnation is not the result of inevitable market forces, but rather decisions to undermine worker power, according to a new paper.

Dow Jones industrials take second straight 2-percent plunge

U.S. stocks sink to their lowest levels in 14 months Monday as retailers and health care and technology stocks fall

Federal Reserve expected to hike interest rates Wednesday, a move Trump calls ‘foolish’ and ‘incredible’

Trump tweeted Monday morning that it's "incredible" the Fed is even considering raising interest rates this week, but the U.S. central bank is widely expected to raise rates to the highest level in a decade.

N.J.’s tax amnesty runs through Jan. 15

New Jersey tax amnesty runs through Jan. 15. Consider it a gift to yourself, the state said.

Last-minute 2018 charity contributions? Put your IRA to work.

Salvage your 2018 charitable tax break by putting your IRA to work.

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Gasoline is cheap, but for how long? And how can investors benefit.

These people like high prices, which leave room for bigger profit margins and fatter shareholder dividends, and attract big new investments in wells and equipment.

How Philly is using city jobs to tackle poverty

A look at the programs our second-biggest employer has developed to help people get hired by the city of Philadelphia.

Self-love as self-care: Rebranding sex toys as women’s wellness products

The increase of companies using technology to hone in on women’s health and sexuality has grown to the point that it has become its own category — called femtech.

You didn’t win a TV. Philly car dealer’s ‘Money Carlo’ ad tricks consumers into thinking they win big prizes.

A flyer from a Philadelphia car dealer has duped consumers this week into thinking they’ve won free TVs and tablets, only to go home with gift cards for coupons – and maybe a car.

The largest Pa. for-profit school’s closure left 1,510 students without diplomas. Now the AG wants answers. | Debt Valley

Attorney General Josh Shapiro has opened an investigation into the for-profit Brightwood Career Institute, which has closed its five Pennsylvania campuses with 1,500 students.

This top FTC official is so conflicted, he has to leave the room if Facebook gets mentioned

Thanks to a public-records request from the advocacy group Public Citizen, we've learned that the new director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, Andrew Smith, has at least 120 companies that he'd have a conflict of interest in dealing with.

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