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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Motorists are getting a holiday gift at the pumps in New Jersey.
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Stan Middleman, 60, of Cherry Hill, N.J., knows he overspends for the holidays, but he doesn't pay his indulgences much mind&hellip...
The two states disagree on limits, but there is some accord on where the practice is opposed.
As it considered whether to allow high-volume hydraulic fracturing in New York, the administration of Gov. Andrew Cuomo sought guidance from health officials on possible impacts to air and water quality.
DEAR HARRY: I just learned of a nasty situation. My next-door neighbor is being sued by a close family friend who lives nearby. This friend claims that he had tripped on the sidewalk in front of the house and injured his arm and both legs. The "tripping hazard" is a PECO cover plate that is sunken slightly in the sidewalk.
In March, Sean Caldwell, a Mount Airy restaurant worker, told a newspaper reporter about struggling to support his children on the $8 an hour he earned as a part-time maintenance worker at the McDonald's restaurant at Broad Street and Allegheny Avenue in North Philadelphia.
Talking Small Biz: Lafiya Foods seeks a foothold in local stores selling natural foods and personal-care items.
Fresh off the construction of its gleaming, $100 million building expansion in University City, the Wistar Institute announced Thursday that it had appointed a new leader from within.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The clock is ticking, and your holiday shopping list isn't complete.
Frontier Airlines announced Friday a one-day fare sale for Friday to celebrate the launch of new nonstop flights from Philadelphia International Airport to Miami, Orlando, and Tampa, Fla. that start on Saturday.
MIAMI (AP) - The coveted Cuban cigar is set to make its first legal appearance in the U.S. in years, with relaxed guidelines allowing American travelers to return with a few of the once-forbidden items in their suitcases. But the cigars won't roll into stores just yet, and owners say they aren't worried about any dip in business.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's jobless rate has fallen to another post-recession low even as payrolls remain static and below pre-recession levels, according to employment figures released Friday.
The top 10 video games of 2014, according to Lou Kesten:
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) - With oil prices at their lowest in five years and showing few signs of hitting bottom, Algeria is feeling the pinch.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Regulators have closed a small lender, the 18th bank failure in the U.S. this year after 24 closures in 2013.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
WASHINGTON (AP) - One of three Fed officials who dissented in the Fed's policy decision this week is warning that the central bank is taking an "unacceptable" risk by not paying more attention to the dangers posed by low inflation.
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of cancer treatment company Juno Therapeutics Inc. jumped 46 percent in their stock market debut Friday.
Oil and gas companies led the stock market up Friday, helping the Standard & Poor's 500 index notch its second-best week this year.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Staples Inc. says nearly 1.2 million customer payment cards may have been exposed during a security breach earlier this year.

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