PhillyDeals Archive: March, 2010

Rude NJ Turnpike toll-takers ordered to clean it up

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Hoping to "eliminate complaints about rude toll collectors," the New Jersey Turnpike says it's forcing tollbooth workers to take... Read more

Delaware to Obama: Wind before oil - Update

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Asked about Obama's plan to allow offshore oil drilling from the Delaware Shore south, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell says: “Although we... Read more

Constitution Center chair seeks Rome example, US cash

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I asked lawyer William R. Sasso, new chairman of the National Constitution Center corporate council, if the Independence Mall landmark is likely... Read more

Universal Health 'attractive' to buyers, or off limits?

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Psychiatric Solutions, Franklin, Tenn., said March 10 it was talking to a possible buyer, and shares jumped to around $30 from $24. But bond... Read more

Half price: Mansions, rowhomes in foreclosure

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On Sunday, Real Estate Disposition LLC of Irvine, Calif. (online at www.auction.com) offered a string of foreclosed homes for sale at an auction... Read more

Center City office rents sag

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For much of its history, Philadelphia's financial district was centered within a couple blocks of Walnut Street, well east of Broad. Small... Read more

Taste, cost beat health in prepared-food market: report

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Consumers are ditching lower-fat and -salt prepared foods, like Campbell Soup's Select Harvest and other reformulated lines, in favor of cheaper... Read more

Delaware beats PA, NJ for $100M in US school cash

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"Delaware was named today as one of two states selected for Phase 1 funding of a Race to the Top competitive federal grant to improve... Read more