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(Ribbon cutting is held for the Blackstone Launchpad at Temple.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Official Grand Opening Held For New Entrepreneurship Lab at Temple University

It’s called the Blackstone Launchpad at Temple, and its purpose is to develop flexible, entrepreneurial mindsets that lead to business ventures generating revenue, jobs, and career paths.

KYW Newsradio 1060–18 hours ago

(A volunteer provides free tax return preparation assistance to a Southwest Philadelphia resident.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Area Community Organizations Offering Free Tax Filing Help For Low-Income Residents

Families earning $53,000 or less and individuals earning $20,000 or less will qualify for the free tax prep service at one of 30 sites in Philadelphia and South Jersey.

KYW Newsradio 1060–19 hours ago

(Vice president Joseph BIden, in file photo by  Mandel Ngan/ AFP/ Getty Images)

On Heels of Obama Visit, VP Biden Meets With House Democrats in Philadelphia

Biden sounded like a coach trying to rally his team after a tough loss.

KYW Newsradio 1060–20 hours ago

NJ state senate president Steve Sweeney, in a file photo.  (Credit: David Madden)

NJ Senate President Says Christie’s A.C. Plan Brings Stench of Bankruptcy

And if things play out as he expects they will, Steve Sweeney says he is ready to fight the governor’s plan in court.

KYW Newsradio 1060–21 hours ago

(File photo: the US Army Corps of Engineers dredging the Delaware River.)

Sen. Bob Casey Says Additional Federal Funds Being Allocated to Delaware River Dredging Project

“When you total up what’s in the budget already and what’s in the work plan, it’s 97.5 million dollars,” Casey notes. “That keeps the project on target.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

(Mayor Nutter, far right, chats with Comcast executive VP David Cohen during a visit with the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Nutter Reviews Accomplishments in Speech to Greater Phila. Chamber of Commerce

“I’m pleased to say that Philadelphia is in the best shape it’s been in many, many years,” Nutter told the business leaders.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

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Facebook To Feed Users Location-Specific Tips As They Visit Certain Spots

The company says it is rolling out a new feature that uses your phone’s location services to provide more information about the places you visit.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

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Local Brewery Debuts New Beer Honoring Schuylkill River, Local Recreation, and Earth Day

It’s called Schuylkill River Trail Ale, and Sly Fox plans to roll it out as part of a big Earth Day splash in April.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

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Abington, Jefferson Agree to A Merger Deal

Two Philadelphia-area health systems say they’ve agreed to a merger deal after signing a letter of intent last fall.

01/29/2015

The Revel sign coming down in September 2014, after the shutdown of the facility. (Credit: Cleve Bryan)

Hard Rock Gets State OK For Possible Future Casino Venture in Atlantic City

And it may center around the defunct Revel property, soon to be bought by Florida developer Glenn Straub.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

(Members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly and local activists observe as Gov. Wolf signs an executive order in Benjamin Rush State Park, in Northeast Philadelphia.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Gov. Wolf Quickly Reinstates Moratorium on Oil and Gas Drilling in State Parks

“These state lands are intended to be refuges, places where people can go to enjoy natural beauty,” the governor said today, signing the measure in 275-acre Benjamin Rush State Park, in Northeast Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

The House of Blues at Showboat Casino on the Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Sweeney: Christie’s Atlantic City Plan ‘Bad Move’

New Jersey’s Senate president is threatening to go to court if the men appointed by Gov. Chris Christie to revive Atlantic City’s finances seek bankruptcy protection for the beleaguered gambling resort.

01/29/2015

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Hershey Dips Into The Meat Market With Krave Jerky

The maker of sugar-high inducing treats like Reese’s, Kit Kat and Twizzlers says it’s buying Krave Jerky for an undisclosed sum.

01/29/2015

(George Mickael, co-owner of Hunger Burger.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Philanthropic Burgers, Flower Show Beer Garden, and Super Bowl Food Tips

Hadas reports this week on a new burger stand in Reading Terminal Market with a charitable mission, a pop-up beer garden coming to center city Philadelphia in conjunction with the Flower Show, and tips for what to serve at your Super Bowl party.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

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Hard Rock Again Considers Opening Gaming Facility In Atlantic City

The owners of the Hard Rock Casino franchise are asking New Jersey regulators for clearance to, perhaps, get involved in Atlantic City gaming.

01/29/2015

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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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