PhillyDeals Archive: December, 2010

Can golf save Trump as brand fades on TV, schools, condos?

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"Donald Trump, the real estate developer turned TV personality, is betting his name will boost the value of his golf courses even as... Read more

Franklin Mint owner: We want our money back

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The latest owners of Franklin Mint, the (formerly Wawa-, now Exton-based) "collectibles" company that once employs thousands, are... Read more

Carpenters trimmed pension as market headed south

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One of Philadelphia's biggest pension plans is coping with the big investment losses of the past few years by trimming benefits and diverting... Read more

Is Drexel's Fry key to hospital merger plan?

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So far, it's been a hostile romance. But "ultimately, Community Health Systems will acquire Tenet Healthcare Corp.," paying more... Read more

State audit for troubled liquor kiosks owned by Rendell pals

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Pennslvania's elected auditor general, Jack Wagner, plans a "special performance audit" of the state Liquor Control Board’s... Read more

Why Philadelphia should leave PA and join NJ

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"The city, state and federal officials who represent Philadelphia should approach elected officials in New Jersey with a plan to redraw... Read more

Will Endo's 'hard' pill save opium profits?

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Endo Pharmaceuticals, West Chester-based maker of Percocet, Percodan and other big-league painkillers, is trying to "protect a good portion... Read more

What will Bipin Shah buy with $72 million?

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Main Line serial tech entrepeneur Bipin Shah, the architect of MAC debit cards back when he was CoreStates Bank's top techie, has filed with... Read more