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Comcast Corp. is facing a political battle in Washington with a rural television network that airs bluegrass bands, farming news and Hee Haw reruns.
There is some good news from Peco: The hot, dark, TV-less aftermath should end Friday for folks still without power. Tuesday evening's thunderstorms resulted in 260,000 outages, with the majority in Chester, Bucks, and Delaware Counties.
The struggling clothing brand has reached a deal with New York investment firm Standard General. But will it provide rejuvenation or just short-term stability?
People who live among the fracking fields of Pennsylvania should expect considerable leaking of methane from natural gas wells into the groundwater and...
The Street: Ever wished you could go back and talk to your younger, twentysomething self? You know, the one who was just starting out and could have used some sound career advice - or at least a bit of reassurance that you were doing the right thing?
PhillyDeals: Once slated for high-rise offices, later for housing, after 3+ years with Brandywine Realty Trust, 1919 Market St. is still a fenced, grassy field, amidst the city's busiest office canyon, two blocks from bustling Rittenhouse Square.
About 50 people gathered yesterday in a demonstration against crude oil transported through Philly railways.
The Street: Americans keep hoping for a robust recovery - one that delivers better paying jobs and decent returns on retirement savings. But changes in technology and the economy may mean that never happens, and government efforts to improve conditions often multiply the misery.
A Northern California chemical engineer is facing more than 20 years in prison for a rare economic-espionage conviction for selling to China the technology that creates a white pigment.
Stigma, pay cuts, and risk of radiation exposure are among the reasons why 3,000 employees have left the utility at the center of Japan's 2011 nuclear disaster. Now there's an additional factor: better paying jobs in the feel good solar energy industry.
A Silicon Valley success story turned sordid this week with the arrest of an upscale prostitute who allegedly left a Google executive dying on his yacht after shooting him up with a deadly hit of heroin.
Nike will end its sponsorship deal with Manchester United after the 2014-15 season.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge on Thursday ordered the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy.
An official with the United Auto Workers union, which suffered a stinging defeat in its attempt to unionize Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee earlier this year, says it is announcing the formation of a new local at the plant.
NEW YORK (AP) - Will cupcake chain Crumbs get new dough and rise again?
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
NEW YORK (AP) - Verizon added more than 1.4 million long-term wireless subscribers in the second quarter, with strong gains in both smartphones and tablets, the company said Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve's new No. 2 official says regulators must continue to work to end the need for the government to bail out big banks in a crisis. Stricter capital requirements, rather than breaking up the biggest banks, is the better remedy, he says.
PhillyDeals: The University of Delaware says "it has terminated its lease agreement with The Data Centers, LLC, putting a halt to TDC’s plans to develop a data center" on the Science, Technology & Advanced Research (STAR) Campus adjoining the partly state-backed Newark, Del. school, after a committee of UD officials and profs "unanimously" voted against the project.
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