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(Reuters) - Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook publicly came out as gay in an article he wrote in Bloomberg Businessweek. Cook has never previously...
Now that the Schuylkill Banks boardwalk is open, it’s time to look downriver to the next stretch of Schuylkill River Trail to be built: Bartram’s...
In a sign of the ongoing devaluation of assets in Atlantic City, the utility company Pepco Holdings Inc. wrote down the value of its combined heat and power plant there by $53 million, or 64 percent, the Washington company announced Friday.
The world's largest retailer on Friday announced its "broadest assortment ever" for the holiday season, including 20,000 price rollbacks, same-day pickup at no additional charge, free shipping for orders totaling $50 or more. Meanwhile Wal-mart is trying to fix a host of bizarre problems that even Santa may not be able to solve.
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks are opening higher following big gains in Asia after Japan made moves to rev up its economy.
Gov. Christie's transportation commissioner on Friday continued to drum up support for replenishing New Jersey's near-empty fund for transit projects, suggesting to South Jersey business leaders that key players in Trenton are committed to finding new revenue.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The unemployment rate in Atlantic County has risen to 11.4 percent as the impact of three casino closings in just over a two-week period at the end of the summer is being felt.
The Philadelphia Land Bank Board has approved the Land Bank’s proposed strategic plan. The plan is a blueprint for returning vacant and tax delinquent...
The Street: A partnership with Google Express, Amazon or EBay Now, companies that are laying the foundation for vast same-day delivery networks, could be an option. Another could be Uber, the on-demand driver service sweeping the country and already integrated with the Starbucks mobile app.
YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Rosie the Riveter's old plant in Michigan has officially avoided the wrecking ball.
Harry tells a reader to play it straight when it comes to Social Security disability income.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Madison Square Garden Co., which is mulling splitting into two separate companies, said Friday that its fiscal first-quarter net income soared compared with a year ago as it recorded a gain from selling its music television network Fuse.
NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart is doing whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia will resume shipping natural gas to Ukraine after Kiev pays off its first debt installment for past supplies of gas next week, officials said Friday.
LONDON (AP) - Britain is repaying some of the 2 billion pounds ($3.2 billion) it still owes investors who helped finance World War I.
The drugmaker AbbVie surprised Wall Street on Friday with a third-quarter performance that turned out much better than expected and a new 2014 forecast that also extends well beyond what analysts predict.
IRVING, Texas (AP) - ExxonMobil Corp. profits rose 3 percent in the third quarter as strong refining performance offset lower revenues from falling oil prices and production.
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's central bank on Friday raised its main interest rate more than anticipated in its latest attempt to shore up the plummeting national currency.
Omega Healthcare will buy rival real estate investment trust Aviv in a $3 billion all-stock deal combining two companies that each run hundreds of nursing homes.
A developer has ordered one "to go" at Little Pete's - and the quirky 24/7 diner, which has held down the corner of 17th and Chancellor Streets across from the Radisson Warwick Hotel for 36 years, appears to destined for a date with the wrecking ball.

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