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NJ Governor Chris Christie, in a file photo. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

3 Pension Funds Suing Christie Over Contributions

Officials at the Police and Fire Retirement System and two other funds say they filed the lawsuit on Wednesday.

12/10/2014

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

Developer Glenn Straub Now First in Line to Purchase Revel Casino Facility

Straub had offered $95 million for the Atlantic City property. A hearing is scheduled for Friday to consider the motion.

12/10/2014

(Photo illustration by Ed Fischer)

Pennsylvania Hospitals Proud To Be Helping The Fight Against Medical Mishaps

Hospitals are getting safer, according to a new federal report, and Pennsylvania hospitals say they’re doing their part.

12/10/2014

(credit: Handout/Getty Images) Ellen Degeneres arranges a group selfie from the stage of the Academy Award ceremonies.

Twitter Lists Its Most-Tweeted Topics of 2014

During the year, Twitter users sent an average of more than 500 million tweets per day, but only one is recognized as the “Golden Tweet.”

12/10/2014

(The DRPA board -- William Sasso, CEO John Hanson, chair Jim Cawley, and Jeffrey Nash -- meet on December 10, 2014 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

DRPA Commissioner Defends Payments To His Law Firm

The legal work was reportedly to represent two commissioners in a federal grand jury investigation into politically connected economic development spending by the DRPA.

12/10/2014

(Love Park, at 15th Street and JFK Blvd., with its famed Robert Indiana "Love" sculpture.  File photo from CBS3)

Open Call For Ideas on Love Park Redesign

City officials will be all ears tonight the Free Library, as Philadelphia residents get a chance to weigh in on their vision for a new Love Park.

12/10/2014

(Camden, NJ City Hall. File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Businesses Head Back To Camden, With Incentives

The actual moves are expected in coming years, starting in 2015, and the tax credits don’t kick in until then.

12/10/2014

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

NJ May Lower Requirements In ‘Boutique’ Casino Law

New Jersey isn’t giving up on its effort to attract small new casinos to Atlantic City.

12/09/2014

(Nancy Winkler testifies before Philadelphia City Council.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Phila. City Council Presses Ahead With New Structure For L&I Oversight

Despite the plea for delay from the mother of a woman killed in the 2013 Market Street building collapse, the proposed charter change got City Council committee approval.

12/09/2014

The Revel Casino sign coming down. (Credit: Cleve Bryan)

Atlantic City Region Lost Nearly 10,000 Jobs Over 12 Months

The Atlantic City region lost 9,900 jobs over the past 12 months, battered by the closure of four of Atlantic City’s 12 casinos, according to data released Tuesday.

12/09/2014

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

Mayor: Tax Help Bills Should Save Taj Mahal Casino

A tax stabilization plan making its way through the state Legislature should keep Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal casino from closing, the city’s mayor said.

12/08/2014

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Philadelphia Official Acknowledges Huge Backlog in Care For City’s Trees

City officials seem stumped, so to speak, over how to keep up with the growing number of city-owned trees that need to be pruned or removed.

12/08/2014

(Protesters gather outside the Philadelphia office of Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane, near 12th and Chestnut Streets in center city.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Activists Say Phila. Charter Schools Are Rife With Fraud And Regulators Aren’t Watching

Today, they brought their complaints to the doorsteps of the Pennsylvania attorney general and the School Reform Commission.

12/08/2014

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At Univ. of Pa., A Focus on Wasted Food and What To Do About It

Dr. Zhengxia Dou says the amount of food wasted each year is staggering.

12/08/2014

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As AC Tries To Diversify, One Casino Announces Expansion Plans

With all the bad news coming out of Atlantic City over the last few months, one casino hotel this week actually announced a plan to expand.

12/07/2014

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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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