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Those Who Lost Jobs In AC Could Be In Line For Help Training For Their Next Job

A bill now in the New Jersey legislature would use state funds to help retrain thousands of laid-off Atlantic City hotel and casino workers so they can find new jobs.

12/13/2014

(Ashley Broaddus, wearing black and white in center, poses with some of her friends who modeled her line of hoodies that carry inspirational messages.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Philadelphia Teen Uses Her ‘Make-A-Wish’ Moment To Help Other Girls

Ashley Broaddus is using her “Make-A-Wish” wish to spread positive messages.

12/12/2014

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Bankruptcy Judge Allows Canadian Firm To Back Out of Purchasing Revel Casino

Judge Gloria Burns has granted a request by Revel Entertainment to cancel the $110-million sale to Toronto-based Brookfield Asset Management.

12/12/2014

The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit:  KYW's Andrew Kramer)

Plan For Smaller Casinos, More Atlantic City Homes

New Jersey lawmakers are taking steps to attract small new casinos to Atlantic City and increase home ownership there as the city reels from a financial crisis partly brought on by the closings of large casino resorts this year.

12/11/2014

(Former Philadelphia DA and current mayoral candidate Lynne Abraham speaks with reporters outside the City Council president's office in City Hall.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Mayoral Candidate Lynne Abraham Urges Another Try at PGW Sale

Abraham hand-delivered a letter to City Council president Darrell Clarke asking him to reconsider scheduling a hearing and inviting the private utility, UIL, back to the table.

12/11/2014

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Several Events Scheduled in Philadelphia Focusing on Racism Issues

Leaders of the Christmas Village, in Love Park, have canceled this evening’s “lantern parade” after learning that Ferguson-related protesters were scheduled to converge there at the same time.

12/11/2014

(US labor secretary Thomas Perez tours the Urban Technology Project at Philadelphia school headquarters.   Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Phila. Apprenticeship Program Serves as Backdrop For $100M US Labor Dept. Announcement

Apprentices in the Urban Technology Project provide the School District of Philadelphia with IT troubleshooting and maintenance. Labor secretary Thomas Perez wants to expand high-tech apprenticeship programs nationwide.

12/11/2014

A sign on a PPA parking kiosk warns of the end of the Smartcard system. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

End of the Line At Last For Phila. Parking Authority ‘Smart Cards’

The Philadelphia Parking Authority stopped selling the cards in May, and posted notices on every kiosk in the city about the final expiration date, December 31st.

12/11/2014

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Report: Inmates Should Not Be Paid Minimum Wage

New Jersey’s state auditor is calling on the state to stop paying minimum wage for work done by sex offenders who are ordered to remain in custody at the Adult Diagnostic and Treatment Center after they have completed their prison terms.

12/11/2014

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Taj Mahal Gives Union Until Monday To Drop Appeal

The owners of the Trump Taj Mahal casino say Atlantic City’s main casino workers’ union has reneged on a deal to keep the casino open and save its 3,000 jobs.

12/11/2014

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Uber Offering Delivery Lunch For A Good Cause On Thursday

If you don’t want to brave the cold, Uber is offering a one-day-only way to get lunch from Philadelphia restaurant Sbraga without leaving your desk.

12/11/2014

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Phila. City Council Getting New, Compromise Paid Sick Leave Bill

After two mayoral vetoes, councilman-at-large Bill Greenlee will try, try again to make mandatory sick leave the law of the land in Philadelphia.

12/11/2014

(Chef Jorge Chicas, at the Red Owl Tavern.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Traditions Revisited and Updated

“What’s Cooking” takes a look at new makeovers for a traditional Christmas feast, a new look for some traditional dining room favorites, and some traditional Italian specialties now with a new Philadelphia accent.

12/11/2014

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Bill: $1M A Year To Train Laid Off Atlantic City Casino Workers

Sen. Diane Allen, a Burlington County Republican, said Wednesday she’ll introduce a bill creating the Education Initiative for Former Casino Workers. It would dedicate at least $1 million a year from the state Labor Department’s Workforce Development Partnership Fund to provide training and education to workers laid off from Atlantic City casinos within the past two years.

12/10/2014

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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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