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Firm Estimates Staggering Numbers In Home Depot Breach

Sixty million victims could suffer up to three billion dollars in fraudulent charges.

09/11/2014

(Katie Bertelson, in the new Ben & Jerry's ice cream store at 1726 Sansom Street in center city Philadelphia.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: More Ben & Jerry’s, and 2 Food Festivals

Two food festivals take place on the same evening next week. Plus, a Ben & Jerry’s franchise store is opening in center city.

09/11/2014

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Revel Says It Has $90M Offer To Buy Closed Casino

Attorneys for Revel Casino Hotel say that a Florida developer has offered $90 million for the Atlantic City property that closed this month.

09/10/2014

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Hundreds Of Laid-off Casino Workers Attend Job Fair In Atlantic City

With the closure of possibly five casinos this year, more than 10,000 workers will or have faced layoffs.

09/10/2014

(Beware of e-mail messages that might not be from who they appear to be.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

Pa. Official Warns of E-Mail Scams That Rely on Home Depot Hacking Fears

Now, Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane says that consumers have to be alert for “phishing” schemes that come in e-mails.

09/10/2014

(members of the Institute for the Development of African-American Youth greet Mayor Nutter outside City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Community Group Thanks Mayor Nutter For Backing Pot Decriminalization

It was originally planned as a demonstration to urge the mayor to approve the legislation, but it was recast after Nutter indicated earlier this week he would sign the measure.

09/10/2014

(Netflix added a click-through button to its web site on September 10th to illustrate the impact of a proposed FCC change to “net neutrality” rules. Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Internet Sites Stage Slowdown Campaign For Equal Transmission Rules

You might see a few extra hourglasses or spinning wheels while browsing the web today. It’s not a sign the sites are slower — it’s a protest designed to fight for the Internet rule known as “net neutrality.”

09/10/2014

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Apple Gets Into New Territory: The Wristwatch

Apple’s big product announcements typically are nothing short of a spectacle, and today’s event was no exception.

09/09/2014

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Phila. Blue-Collar Union Votes To Approve Long-Stalled Contract

District Council 33 — representing nearly 10,000 current and former blue-collar city workers — has overwhelmingly ratified its new contract with the city — a contract that took five contentious years to negotiate.

09/09/2014

(Gov. Corbett cuts a ribbon in front of a natural gas fueling station on Abbottsford Avenue.  The utilities Aqua America and Philadelphia Gas Works already have some vehicles that operate on compressed natural gas, CNG.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Despite Dearth of Customers, a Natural Gas Fueling Station Opens in Phila.

Gov. Corbett was on hand to cut the ribbon. The Marcellus Shale is a major source of natural gas.

09/09/2014

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Philadelphia Homeowners Try To Stop DA’s Quick Property Seizures

The practice is called “Seize and Seal,” and it allows the Philadelphia DA’s office to get an order from a judge to seize a home that is linked to alleged drug activity.

09/09/2014

(Elementary school students hold signs while standing in Girard Avenue, outside the school.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Phila. Charter School Orchestrates Street Protest Over Disputed Growth

The SRC says the school doubled its student population without permission. Walter Palmer, founder of the school, says the SRC is trying to strangle his school by withholding additional funds.

09/09/2014

(State-operated tow trucks will now be painted red and white, with a State Farm logo, rather than lime green.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

PennDOT Road Patrols Get an Insurance Company Sponsorship

State officials unveiled the new look for the service trucks today.

09/09/2014

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

Trump Taj Mahal Files For Bankruptcy Protection, Threatens November Shutdown

Once the crown jewel of the Atlantic City casino industry the Trump Taj Mahal filed for bankruptcy Tuesday and gave employees notice they’ll be laid off by mid-November

09/09/2014

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Gov. Christie Convenes Summit To Discuss Atlantic City’s Future

“There is reason for real hope,” Christie said after the meeting with local elected officials, labor leaders and casino CEO’s at the headquarters for the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA).

09/08/2014

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