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The Street: Would you give up legroom for an ultra cheap airfare? Could you go without in-flight entertainment? Snacks and beverages? Well, what about free access to the restroom? Your answers may matter soon.
In separate cases in different state legal venues, Philadelphia-based Sunoco Logistics Partners and Pittsburgh-based EQT Corp. are asking judges to reject DEP's interpretation of the Clean Streams Law. The dispute centers on whether violations end when a leak is plugged or whether they continue until all residual contamination stops spreading into state waters.
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The gulf was not immediately apparent as Alex Klein spoke Wednesday. The 24-year-old tech entrepreneur was low-key as he chatted up juniors and seniors at Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School - casual in a checkered shirt, Nikes with a pink swoosh, and holding a small cup of Dunkin' Donuts coffee.
NEW YORK - Stocks fell broadly Wednesday, snapping a four-day winning streak for the Standard & Poor's 500 index, as investors shaken by recent swings in the market sold some of their holdings.
In the Region FCC stops merger-review clock The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday stopped an informal 180-day clock in its review of both...
The U.S. government is urging owners of nearly eight million cars and trucks to have air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. But the effort is being complicated by confusing information and a malfunctioning website.
In the weeks before Pennsylvania's gubernatorial election, incumbent Gov. Corbett is scattering millions in taxpayer dollars to big businesses through his Economic Growth Initiative, a downsized version of the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) that enriched developers under Gov. Ed Rendell.
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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Trump Entertainment Resorts is dropping its threat to close Atlantic City's Taj Mahal casino on Nov. 13.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The union battling Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal is defending its right to contact the casino's customers and urge them to take their business elsewhere during a nasty labor dispute.
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors says its third-quarter profit nearly doubled as strong earnings in North America and China outweighed struggles in Europe and South America.
BERLIN (AP) - An anti-corruption watchdog says that several of the Group of 20 global economic powers are making little or no effort to enforce rules barring multinational companies from paying bribes abroad, and only Canada has improved significantly in the past year.
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors says its third-quarter profit nearly doubled as strong earnings in North America and China outweighed struggles in Europe and South America.
NEW YORK (AP) - Comcast Corp.'s third-quarter net income jumped 50 percent in the third quarter, helped by a one-time tax settlement, growth in Internet subscribers and fewer defectors from its cable service.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Voters may not know it, but the millions of dollars paying for ads on ballot measures they will consider next month come from large companies and national advocacy groups.
GENEVA (AP) - Credit Suisse's profits more than doubled in the third quarter as Switzerland's second-largest bank benefited from cost cutting, brisk business in emerging markets and the services it provides for wealthy clients.
LONDON (AP) - A stronger than anticipated economic survey Thursday helped shore up European markets following a run of disappointing news that raised the specter of another recession across the 18-country eurozone.
LONDON (AP) - The chairman of Tesco, the world's second-biggest retailer behind Walmart, announced his resignation Thursday amid an accounting scandal in which the company admitted it had overstated its projected profits.
Third-quarter revenue at Comcast Corp. rose 4 percent to $16.8 billion and net income soared 44 percent to $2.6 billion as the company added 315,000 high-speed Internet customers and shed only 81,000 TV customers, the cable giant reported on Thursday.

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