Business & Economy

(KYW Newsradio's Pat Loeb, at her desk, with her race t-shirt and number for Sunday's Broad Street Run.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

Broad Street Runners Get Their Numbers And Their Mojo For Sunday’s Event

One of the exciting preliminaries for Broad Street Run participants is picking up their race numbers beforehand at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/01/2015

(A huge portrait mural of Frank Rizzo, the late Philadelphia mayor, keeps watch over the "Italian Market" section of South Ninth Street, in South Philadelphia.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Italian Market, a South Philly Icon, Gears Up for Celebration of Its 100th Year

The Italian Market is celebrating its 100th anniversary, with events being held every month until the end of the year.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/01/2015

(Philadelphia mayoral candidate Anthony Williams, right, shakes hands with supporters at a rally in Love Park.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Candidate Williams Concentrates on Union Support, Sidesteps Questions About School Funding

A report released by progressive groups and supporters of public education says three wealthy Main Line hedge fund partners are spending millions on advertisements for Williams in the waning weeks of the campaign.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/30/2015

(Brock Blomberg.  Photo provided by Ursinus Univ.)

Ursinus College Names New President

Brock Blomberg will become the seventeenth president in Ursinus College’s 146-year history, following the sudden death last fall of the Montgomery County liberal arts college’s previous leader.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/30/2015

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Groundbreaking Held For $65-Million Expansion at Kennedy Hospital, in Cherry Hill

Kennedy Health System president Joe Devine says this is the first phase of a project that will cost $200 million overall.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/30/2015

(A billboard structure at Second and Race Streets, in Old City, adjacent to I-95 and the Ben Franklin Bridge.  File photo by John McDevitt)

Philadelphia City Council Rescinds New Billboard Law After PennDOT Pushback

The recall comes after the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that it is revoking the city’s ability to regulate billboards along major Philadelphia roadways.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/30/2015

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Power Restored To Revel Casino; Re-opening Date Uncertain

New owner Glenn Straub said electricity was restored to the Boardwalk resort at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

04/29/2015

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First Public Hearing on Comcast Franchises in Philadelphia Draws Scathing Comments

At the Free Library branch on West Rittenhouse Square, during this first of six public forums this week, Comcast customers with pent-up frustrations sounded off.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/28/2015

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Meeting Tonight Aims To Help Cape May County Charter Fishing Industry

The multimillion-dollar industry is at a crossroads, according to Vicki Clark, head of the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce, organizer of the session.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/28/2015

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Atheist Group Sues Pa. Transit System Over Refusal To Run Ad

The County of Lackawanna Transit System repeatedly rejected the ads sought by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Freethought Society, telling the group it doesn’t permit advertising space to be used as a forum for public debate.

04/28/2015

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Stockton Univ. President Saatkamp Leaves 4 Months Sooner Than Announced

Over the weekend, the university faculty announced it had aproved a no-confidence vote in outgoing president Herman Saatkamp.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/28/2015

(The Google Person Finder web page.)

Internet Giants Jump Into Nepal Earthquake Relief and Social Support Efforts

Facebook is offering its “Safety Check” feature. Google, which lost a senior employee in an avalanche as a result of the earthquake, has activated its “Person Finder” tool.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/27/2015

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Pa. Shop Offers Discount — But Only To Women!

Women get a 24 percent discount on everything; men, however, pay full price.

04/27/2015

Hotel Monaco (Credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Hotel Rooms Get The Once Over By DNC Planners

Convention and Visitors bureau vice president Julie Graham says an inspection team will be visiting 56 hotels, to help them match delegates with accommodations.

04/27/2015

(City councilman Mark Squilla, right, questions  deputy streets commissioner Michael Carroll, left, during a Streets Department budget hearing.  Images from City of Phila. TV)

As Crews Grapple with Philadelphia’s Pothole Epidemic, City Lawmakers Have Questions

Philadelphia’s pothole epidemic dominated discussion at a City Council hearing this past week.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/26/2015

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KYW Newsradio’s Old Neighbors, New Neighbors

After forty-two years on Independence Mall, KYW Newsradio moves to new studios and newsroom at the CBS Broadcast Center, 16th and Spring Garden Streets!

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