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Lou Dobbs Discusses Market Volatility, Trade With China

Financial Television Host Lou Dobbs addressed this week’s market volatility, pinning the blame for most of the stock losses on China and warning investors to be cautious.


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Chipotle Aims To Hire 4,000 People On ‘National Career Day’

The company’s first-ever “National Career Day” will be held on September 9.


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Gas Prices Dip Below $2 In Some Places In NJ

Drivers in New Jersey are getting a break on gas, with some places offering gas at less than $2 a gallon.


NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 24: A screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) shows the the Dow Jones industrial average briefly dropping over 1000 points in morning trading on August 24, 2015 in New York City. As the global economy continues to react from events in China, markets dropped significantly around the world on Monday. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Investors Look For Guidance Amid Global Sell-Off

“This is not the time to panic,” says chief economist Mark Zandi.


Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 21, 2015 in New York City. The Dow fell over 500 points in trading today as global markets continue to react to economic events in China. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Economist Chris Butler Discusses Heavy Market Downturn

Economist Chris Butler attempted to make sense of the chaos and indicated the origin of the fall could be based in China.


Pope-related items at St. Jude Religious Store. (Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Sale Of Items That Could Receive Papal Blessing On Rise

As the Papal visit gets ever closer, more and more people are heading to local stores and gift shops for Pope-related items.


Marcie Turney, co-owner of Bud and Marilyn's. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Bud & Marilyn’s Opening Soon In Midtown Village

Bud & Marilyn’s co-owner Marcie Turney says the newest restaurant at 13th and Locust is a tribute to her grandparents who for years owned a restaurant in Ripon, Wisconsin.


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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Escape To Gettysburg On Papal Weekend

As prices head upward at some of the most popular papal weekend getaway destinations, perhaps looking westward is a good option.


(Smoke, confetti cannons, and a huge painted drape over the façade accompanied today's announcement.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

The Fillmore Philadelphia To Host Two-Day Job Fair

The job fair will be held Friday, Aug. 21 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


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City Opens Help Center Guiding Businesses On Pope’s Visit

The Nutter Administration has opened up its call-in center for business operators who are perplexed about the Papal visit.


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AOL Founder Brings Bus Tour, And Money, To Philadelphia

Steve Case is planning a stop in Philadelphia as part of his investor’s bus tour, and he’s bringing a pile of cash with him.


Minimum wage rally at City Hall in Center City. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Rally Held In Center City To Raise Minimum Wage In Philadelphia

Justin Harrison, a volunteer organizer with the group “15 Now” says with the current minimum wage, it’s virtually impossible to make ends meet.


(The Revel casino-hotel resort, on the Atlantic City boardwalk.  August 2014 file photo by David Madden)

Locals Getting Frustrated, Wondering What’s Next At Revel?

Some locals are now beginning to wonder what, if anything, Glenn Straub will actually do with the property?


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Many Couples Saying ‘I Don’t’ To Weddings During Pope’s Visit

The end of September is normally a popular time for brides and grooms to say “I do,” but area wedding planners say that’s not so this year.


Onlookers shade their eyes for the topping off ceremony at Sugarhouse Casino in Fishtown. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Topping Off Ceremony Marks Expansion For SugarHouse Casino

SugarHouse fought a second casino license for Philadelphia, arguing the market was saturated, but it’s adding hundreds of new slots and dozens of new table games.


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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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