Business & Economy

Bob Ciaruffoli speaking at the Bucks County Chamber of Commerce. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Estimate Of Economic Impact Of World Meeting Of Families Grows

The president of the World Meeting of Families spoke to the Bucks County Chamber of Commerce Wednesday with just two months left until the huge event he’s in charge of.

07/23/2015

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Social Media Today: Twitter Changes, Instagram Beefs Up Web, Google+ Removes Feature

KYW Newsradio Social Media Editor Melony Roy reports on what’s trending around the region and the world.

07/21/2015

Superfresh on Columbus Boulevard in South Philadelphia. (credit: Justin Udo/KYW)

A&P Files For Ch. 11 Bankruptcy, 2nd Time In 5 Years

Grocery store operator A&P is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy with plans to sell off stores as it faces increasingly tough competition.

07/20/2015

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Bloomingdale’s To Open Outlet Store In Center City This Fall

This will be the first one of their outlet stores in the Philadelphia area.

07/16/2015

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Thousands Of DRPA Bridge Drivers To Get Toll Discount By End Of Year

The New Jersey Transit hike starts in October. The DRPA is preparing to roll out the toll discount within three months.

07/15/2015

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Report: Philadelphia Has The 5th Most Diverse STEM Workforce In The Country

Looking for a job in STEM — or science, math, engineering and tech? Philadelphia is a good place to be.

07/15/2015

Ambassador David O'Sullivan. (Credit: Ian Bush)

Top European Official in US Calls Iran Nuclear Agreement ‘A Good Deal’

Crediting the pain of economic penalties for getting Iran to the table, the EU ambassador to the US, David O’Sullivan says persistence has paid off.

07/14/2015

Construction at the Gloucester Premium Outlets. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Construction At South Jersey Retail Outlet Center Enters Home Stretch

It’s still very much a construction site at the Gloucester Premium Outlets off of Route 42 in Gloucester Township.

07/14/2015

File photo: NAACP President Cornell Brooks addresses attendees on day three of the NAACP Convention. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

President Obama In Philadelphia To Address 106th NAACP Convention

Attendees are looking to Obama for national leadership on civil rights. And they’ll be looking to former president Bill Clinton on Wednesday to discuss economics.

07/14/2015

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Special Regional Rail Tickets For Pope’s Visit To Go On Sale Monday

Originally scheduled for this week, now SEPTA will begin selling $10 Regional Rail tickets for the Pope’s visit on Monday July 20 at 9 a.m. online only.

07/13/2015

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TV? What TV? Comcast Gearing Up Online Streaming Service

The service is expected to be up and running in Seattle, Chicago, and Boston by the end of the summer, with service offered in our area in early 2016.

07/13/2015

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Concrete Foundations For New Market East Project Poured Today

Thirty-five cement mixers have begun pouring the 350 cubic yards of concrete for what is the first phase of the project titled simply “East Market.”

07/13/2015

(Glenn Straub, leaving bankruptcy court in Camden in October 2014.  File photo by David Madden)

Florida Developer Fighting To Break Deal To Take Control Of Showboat From Stockton University

He says the school is responsible for clearing up the confusion.

07/12/2015

(US senator Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., speaks at a campaign event at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, on June 12th.  Sanders, an advocate of providing free college education to all Americans, was greeted by a standing-room-only crowd at the event.   Photo by Scott Olson/ Getty Images)

Bernie Sanders’ Campaign For President Picking Up Steam Nationwide

A Temple University professor says the challenger to Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination is touching on several issues that are meaningful to young voters.

07/11/2015

(St. Laurentius Catholic Church, on East Berks Street in Fishtown.  2014 photo by Cherri Gregg)

Phila. Historical Commission Gives Historic Designation To Vacant Fishtown Church Building

St. Laurentius Church, which was slated to be demolished, has won a reprieve from the city’s Historical Commission by receiving a historical designation.

07/10/2015

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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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