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The Street: The bottom line: layoffs happen. If you find yourself holding a pink slip, the key to a speedy recovery lies in how you handle those first few weeks. Do things right, and you can survive the layoff and maybe even land a better job.
The Street: This year, there are no Saturday games on the schedule at all - and that's a shame for everyone involved.
Fast food workers in several chains planned to walk off the job this morning as part of a national protest calling for higher wages in the $200 billion industry.
Nothing unusual about the banquet menu lined up for Saturday evening's steelworkers union awards dinner - boneless breast of chicken, linguine Alfredo for the vegetarians.
Multiple members of the New Jersey Pinelands Commission voiced ethical, procedural, and environmental concerns Wednesday about a proposal to lay a gas pipeline through nearly 15 miles of the protected southern Pinelands.
Meet Brandon Burwell. He is Philadelphia's new superhero. And now, he is also a former Wawa clerk.
A Philadelphia construction worker is in critical condition after touching unprotected electric lines at what city officials said was an illegal construction site in the fast-changing neighborhood west of Temple University.
It's Personal: Did shoppers spend a ton on Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and through the beginning of this week? Did stores make their numbers? Are iPads still the hot buy, malls the place to be, and is the Internet Hoovering more sales than ever?
Comcast Corp. has heavily marketed its video-on-demand service over the years, and its subscribers have responded with 30 billion downloads since its inception in 2003.
NEW YORK - The stock market continued its sluggish start to the month Wednesday. The broader market fell for a fourth straight day, its longest losing streak in more than two months. A payroll company reported that U.S. businesses last month added the most jobs in a year, and investors worried that the latest sign of growth could mean that the Federal Reserve will begin pulling back on its stimulus sooner than expected.
WASHINGTON - Americans ramped up purchases of new homes in October after three months of soft sales, evidence that the housing recovery is continuing, though fitfully.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Kroger's net income fell nearly 6 percent during the third quarter, partly on the costs from the pending acquisition of Harris Teeter.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy grew at a 3.6 percent annual rate from July through September, the fastest since early 2012. But nearly half the growth came from a buildup in business stockpiles, a trend that could reverse in the current quarter and hold back growth.
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - The Cypriot government says the privatization of state-owned companies will start in two years, when the bailed-out country's economy is projected to start growing again.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fast-food workers and labor organizers are marching, waving signs and chanting in cities across the country Thursday amid a push for higher wages.
BERLIN (AP) - General Motors Co. plans to largely withdraw its Chevrolet brand from Europe from the beginning of 2016, focusing more sharply on its main Opel and Vauxhall brands.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - Needed to keep a school building running these days: Water, electricity - and broadband.
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's Merck KGaA has announced plans to buy AZ Electronic Materials, which supplies high-tech materials for the electronics industry, for about 1.6 billion pounds ($2.6 billion).
SEATTLE (AP) - A day after being sued by legally married, gay engineers, the nation's largest freight rail carriers announced they will provide health care benefits to the same-sex spouses of their employees.
Total revenue from slot machines in Pennsylvania casinos is down more than 1 percent from a year ago.