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Regional Rail engineers have asked federal regulators to require SEPTA to follow a safety rule designed to limit fatigue. SEPTA wants the Federal Railroad Administration to renew a waiver that the transit agency has had from the work rule for two years.
ATLANTIC CITY - The Trump Taj Mahal casino is offering to restore health insurance to its workers as part of a last-ditch effort to keep the struggling Atlantic City casino open.
David Danon tried to warn Vanguard Group it was illegally underpaying its income taxes while he was a tax lawyer for the company from 2008 to 2013 and was punished in return, according to an affidavit filed in his whistleblower lawsuit last week.
We love to toast the Internet as an amazing engine for connection, creativity, and growth. We rarely want to dwell on its darker side - the vast cyber-badlands where ne'er-do-wells freely roam. On the Web, you can get away with nearly anything if you have the technical skills to pull it off and the wiliness to stay ahead of the law. Just ask a Nigerian prince - or one of his sorry victims.
Gaming the Black Friday hype this week is a priority for many shoppers. A lot of holiday sales have already come and gone, but bargains will abound well into January, the experts say.
Dave Ramsey: We have three daughters under the age of 5, so we may be spending quite a bit on things like weddings in the years to come. Is there a Baby Step for weddings? If not, during which Baby Step do you recommend setting aside money for this?
In rejecting SugarHouse Casino's "impassioned argument" that the Philadelphia area cannot bear another casino, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board relied partially on SugarHouse's own performance.
The Street: "We believe these cars offer the best quality divided by price. They're basically the best values in their respective classes," says Jack Nerad of KBB, which recently tapped the vehicles as Kelley Blue Book's 2015 Best Buys.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Internet gambling in New Jersey has been underwhelming in the year since it began, and it is now under attack by opponents looking to shut it down, even as it provides a small bit of help to Atlantic City's struggling casinos.
The Humane Society of the United States has for years battled puppy mills on all fronts. It's fought for state and national legislation toughening standards for breeders. It's outed legal breeders with terrible track records whose inspection reporters are public but remain hidden on the U.S. Department of Agriculture website. It has raided countless illegal mills and mills in states with limited or no kennel laws.
The Federal Communications Commission can move forward with its review of Comcast Corp.'s proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc. without disclosing confidential programming contracts, a federal appeals court said Friday.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - The construction services firm Jacobs Engineering says CEO Craig Martin will step down in late December because of health reasons.
LONDON (AP) - The head of London's police force said Sunday that as many as five terror plots were foiled this year, as he warned of increasing pressure on resources amid the rising threat.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Blow out the candle and ditch the aerosol can.
DALLAS (AP) - Small-town discount retailer Alco Stores will close after a U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Dallas approved an order by the company's creditors to shutter its stores.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
NEW YORK (AP) - "The Queen Latifah Show" will be ending after this season.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Turner Broadcasting channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are back on the Dish network after being dropped from the satellite TV provider's lineup during contract extension talks.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks can keep climbing next year, tacking even more gains onto their phenomenal run of the last five-plus years. Just don't expect them to be as big -- or to come with as little heartburn -- as before.
The journey of SugarHouse Casino from its selection for one of two Philadelphia slots licenses and its opening to gamblers was long, winding, and four years in duration - from December 2006 to September 2010.

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