From bribery trial: How pals seeking Pa. pension deals got special consideration

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UPDATE: Case dismissed HARRISBURG -- “We're the NBA of investments," and don't need to hire just anyone, Tom Brier, ex-chief investment... Read more

Why Pennsylvania school pensions 'outrage' taxpayers

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Pension envy: It's what many readers feel when they read about Pennsylvania public school employees, whose relatively generous pensions have... Read more

Art gifts: Shrinking DuPont donates Wyeths from ex-HQ, hotel

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DuPont Co. is giving 20 works by N.C. Wyeth and his descendants and other Brandywine Valley-based artists, which hung in the company's former... Read more

Philly teacher: 'Why the outrage about our pensions?'

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A Philadelphia public-school math teacher writes re my Sunday column: "I was happy to see that our pension fund did well last year. What I... Read more

Coke, Pepsi fight soda tax with smaller bottles

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Stung by falling sales at Philadelphia stores since the city started taxing soda and other soft drinks last fall, Pepsi and Coca-Cola are selling... Read more

New Wilm. mayor on fixing urban gov't culture

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Backed by business, Mike Purzycki, Wilmington's 71-year-old rookie mayor, beat the low-energy incumbent last year in an eight-way Democratic... Read more

Magerman: How 'instant billionaires' threaten America

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David Magerman, the Penn Valley computer scientist, was suspended from hedge fund Renaissance Technologies after challenging co-CEO Robert Mercer's... Read more

Philly City Council balks at pension cap

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For a little while, it looked like Philadelphia, which has more retired pensioners than active city workers collecting city checks, had a plan... Read more