Philly church as an economic driver, growing stores, jobs -- and faith

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"From now until the end of Kwanzaa we’re pushing buy black," Rev. Alyn Waller, pastor of Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, told me during... Read more

Why church is a business; the product is faith in Jesus, says Enon's pastor

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"If Saturday night is your deadline, you're already in trouble," Rev. Alyn Waller, senior pastor at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, said talking... Read more

Growing a business in a shrinking world

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When you live in a place like a Philadelphia, where everyone knows everybody and has known them for decades and knows their parents/offspring/siblings... Read more

Poor get slammed on the job, Philly lawyer says

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Sharon Dietrich didn’t grow up poor -- her father was a steelworker, her mother a housekeeper and they lived near Reading. The family... Read more

If you have a criminal record, read this

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Important information if you have a criminal record. Effective November 14, people with certain misdemeanor convictions can ask the court... Read more

Coping with Philly fallout after Coryell was ousted

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Imagine getting a phone call one morning from your boss and being told that, effective in a few hours, you'd be replacing a popular longtime... Read more

More on union salting -- carpenter style

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So what does the leader of the region's largest building trades union think about salting? It has its uses, John Ballantyne, executive secretary-treasurer... Read more

$2 million mistake didn't get employee fired. Here's why

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Imagine making a $2 million mistake and not getting fired. No one was happy about the mistake at Braskem Americas, where an employee made a... Read more