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Judge Delays Ruling On Scuttling Deal To Sell Revel Casino

A call to kill the deal to sell the bankrupt Revel Atlantic City to a Florida-based businessman remains in limbo after yet another court hearing in Camden. While a judge is expected to rule on Thursday, the developer is once again negotiating with the hotel-casino to salvage the transaction.

02/17/2015

(A worker vacuums water from the carpeting of City Council chambers after the desks of councilmembers were relocated nearby.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia City Council Forced Out After Burst Water Pipe Drenches Chambers

Security guards noticed water in Council chambers, on the fourth floor of City Hall, which maintenance workers traced to a burst pipe on the ninth floor.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/17/2015

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With Companies Rolling In, Camden Launches Job Training

The state Department of Labor announced the first program Tuesday. It will train 20 low-skilled workers for possible jobs at three companies.

02/17/2015

(Anton Moore, being interviewed at the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Gamechanger: Anton Moore

When Anton Moore, 29, saw a problem in his South Philadelphia neighborhood, he joined up with fellow community activists and decided to seek solutions.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/17/2015

(File photo: Philadelphia City Council president Darrell Clarke speaks to reporters in City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

City Council President Downplaying Political Risk of Hiring Separate Harrisburg Lobbyist

In addition to keeping City Council up to speed, Clarke says, the firm will lobby on positions in which Council and the mayor disagree.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/16/2015

(David Magrogan, in his Harvest Seasonal Grill and Wine Bar, in Harrisburg.  Photo provided)

Score A Free Meal At Some Local Restaurants On Tuesday For ‘Random Act Of Kindness Day’

At restaurateur Dave Magrogan’s 16 local eateries, the “holiday” means free lunch or dinner for some very lucky randomly-selected patrons.

02/16/2015

(An artist's rendering shows how the new Comcast tower, a block west of its current headquarters, would look when viewed from the steps of the art museum.  Image provided by Comcast Corp.)

A Third Center City Skyscraper Not Currently on Planning Horizon, Says Comcast Corp.

“We’re focused on building the Comcast Innovation and Technology Center, and are not currently planning for a third building,” says a Comcast spokesman.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/16/2015

(The Wilmington Blue Rocks' web site was offering opening-day tickets for 4 cents each.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Temperature-Based Promotion Sends Baseball Ticket Prices To Rock Bottom in Wilmington

A President’s Day promotion for the Wilmington Blue Rocks said that tickets would go on sale at a price based on this morning’s outdoor temperature in Wilmington.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/16/2015

(Reggie Shuford.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Gamechanger: Reggie Shuford

Reggie Shuford has run the ACLU of Pennsylvania since 2011, during which time it challenged both the voter ID law and the same-sex marriage ban in the state.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/16/2015

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Demand Declining As Phils Single-Game Tickets Go On Sale This Week

The last-place Phillies drew 2.4 million fans last season — the lowest attendance in the eleven-year history of Citizens Bank Park.

02/16/2015

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Expert Discusses If Third Time Could Be A Charm For Selling Revel Casino

In the ongoing drama that is the fate of the shuttered Revel Casino, a bankruptcy judge could well throw out a second deal to sell the place next week.

02/14/2015

(Hotel Monaco, formerly the Lafayette Building, at 5th and Chestnut Streets in Philadelphia.  File photo by CBS3)

Philadelphia Hotel Industry Elated With Papal and Democratic Convention Windfalls

“This is great news for us. We are on a roll,” says Ed Grose, executive director of the Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/13/2015

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Philadelphia Gearing Up To Make Sure Homeless Are Sheltered During ‘Code Blue’ Cold Snap

When temperatures drop below 20 degrees Fahrenheit, the City of Philadelphia puts its “Code Blue” initiatives in place.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/13/2015

(The federal government's healthcare.gov web site contained prominent warnings as the signup deadline approached.)

Health Care Officials Warn Uninsured Americans To Get Signed Up By Midnight Sunday

The deadline is Sunday night, and health officials, advocates, and insurers are all urging the uninsured not to wait until Sunday to sign up.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/13/2015

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Bucks County Tourism Officials Gearing Up For Full-Court Press For DNC 2016 Business

Jerry Lepping, president of the tourism agency “Visit Bucks County,” says their big push will be with social media, driving people to their web site.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/13/2015

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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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