PhillyDeals Archive: August, 2013

America's 'black budget': CIA, NSA, satellites, spying

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The Washington Post has published a summary of the U.S. government's $45 billion-plus "black budget," which is typically withheld from the... Read more

Father and son switch: 'We're guilty' in loan ripoffs

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Andrew and Aaron Bogdanoff, father and son, reversed their previous not-guilty pleas and pleaded guilty in federal court in Philadelphia this... Read more

Harrisburg, the anti-Detroit?

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Gov. Tom Corbett's insistence that cash-strapped Harrisburg not seek federal bankruptcy protection, and the eventual drafting of a financial... Read more

Four lenders fund Bill Glazer's $233M Philly suburban office buys

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(Updated) Bill Glazer says Keystone Property Group, his Bala Cynwyd firm that buys and redevelops older suburban office buildings, has borrowed... Read more

Dell Boomi's Nucci plots next cloud gig

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When I heard founder Rick Nucci left Dell Boomi last Spring, two years after Dell bought the Berwyn corporate cloud-computing connector he'd... Read more

Delaware preps for online gambling

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By Halloween, Delaware plans to offer what it calls first-in-the-U.S. online casino-style gamblilng. Bettors will have to go to Delaware, but... Read more

Phila police seek helicopters; NE Phila plant wants to build them

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AgustaWestland, which builds helicopters for corporate, local-government and other civil-aviation users at its plant near the Northeast Philadelphia... Read more

When is bombing foreigners good for America?

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If Americans cared much about the 21 million Syrians, rather than their government's role as a friend of Russia and Iran, or an enemy of Israel... Read more