Should Philadelphia offer to host G-20 meeting?

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So is Philadelphia ready to host one of these global events? You might think having been the site of the 2000 Republican National Convention... Read more

What a commute! On our way to the G-20 summit

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Well, that was a long commute to work. Pittsburgh would look deserted if you could ignore the concrete barriers and chain-link fences. It... Read more

With all eyes on Pittsburgh, some experts try to lower expectations

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So many people are projecting so much onto the Group of Twenty Summit in Pittsburgh, it was good to see Carnegie Mellon University trying to... Read more

Pitt small-business expert has lesson for G-20 leaders

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When the steel industry collapsed in the late ’70s, there was no federal bailout to help Pittsburgh cope. Mills closed, as did many... Read more

TARP overseers to hold Philadelphia hearing

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The panel overseeing the $787 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program is coming to Philadelphia on Thursday for a hearing on mortgage foreclosure... Read more

Korean electric-car maker considers Philadelphia assembly plant

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Philadelphia is trying hard to attract a South Korean electric-car maker. Representatives of CT&T Co. Ltd. met with Mayor Nutter last... Read more

University City Science Center counts its hatchlings

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On one level, the University City Science Center in West Philadelphia would appear to be simply a real estate play. Its string of office buildings... Read more

Lots of energy by small business at clean energy forum

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For the second time in six months, Accu-Weld Replacement Window & Door Co. in Bensalem was the stage for a “clean energy” revival... Read more