Business & Economy

(A banner greets atendees to the NSCAA convention, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

More Than 10,000 Expected to Attend Soccer Coaches’ Convention in Philadelphia

Soccer legend Pelé is headlining the star-studded guest list.

01/14/2015

(Charles Plosser speaks to the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce on January 14, 2015.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Head of Philadelphia Fed Urges Return to ‘Normal’ Monetary Policy

Charles Plosser told the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce that US monetary policy should be “returned to a more normal footing,” following preset rules.

01/14/2015

The Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City closed at 6am on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

US Govt. Finds Nearly $30M To Help Atlantic City’s Laid-Off Casino Workers

With four casinos gone in the past year, putting more than 8,000 people out of work, New Jersey’s congressional delegation got the US Labor Department to put together $29.4 million in grants for retraining that idled work force.

01/14/2015

(The Fever Smart device, left, is shown interacting with a smartphone.  Image provided by Fever Smart)

Penn Student Wins Magazine’s ”College Entrepreneur” Prize

“I was so humbled, to be honest,” says Wharton junior Aaron Goldstein after being named Entrepreneur magazine’s “College Entrepreneur of the Year” for his Fever Smart device.

01/14/2015

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

Atlantic City Eyes More Sports Events, Meetings

The resort on Tuesday formed the Atlantic City Sports Commission, whose mission will be to attract sporting events of all sizes to the seaside resort.

01/13/2015

(Gov. Christie speaks to New Jersey legislators about the current "state of the state."  Image from NJTV)

Sounding Presidential, Gov. Christie Says NJ “Improving” on Many Counts

Christie’s speech heralded what the governor says were bipartisan accomplishments on taxes, education, and judicial reform.

01/13/2015

(US District Courthouse in Philadelphia.  File photo by Ed Fischer)

Federal Racketeering Case Against Ironworkers’ Boss Heads to Jury

Defense attorney Fortunato Perri Jr. has downplayed alleged threats by Joseph Dougherty, secretly recorded, as mere “testosterone talk.”

01/13/2015

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Atlantic City To Receive Millions To Help Laid-off Casino Workers

New Jersey’s Congressional delegation announced today that Atlantic City could receive up to $29.4 million in emergency grants to help the oppressed work force.

01/13/2015

9th March 1960:  Richard Rodgers (1902 - 1979) and Oscar Hammerstein (1895 - 1960) in London to promote their new show 'Flower Drum Show'. (credit: Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Testimony Begins On Revised Plan For Oscar Hammerstein Museum In Doylestown

The grandson of Oscar Hammerstein has scaled back his plan for a museum honoring the Broadway lyricist in an effort to get zoning approval.

01/13/2015

(Sultan Ashley speaks with reporters after meeting with Philadelphia school district officials at school headquarters.   Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Staffers at Defunct Phila. Charter School Appeal to School District for Back Pay

“People are losing their homes, they’re losing their vehicles, they’re not able to take care of their children,” says former Palmer staffer Sultan Ashley. “They don’t have medical coverage.”

01/12/2015

(The dining area of the Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission will be open overnights until March.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Center City Shelter, Already Overflowing, Offers Overnight Seating to Homeless

One of center city Philadelphia’s longest-operating homeless shelters and soup kitchens is opening its doors as part of an overnight initiative to help get homeless men off the streets.

01/12/2015

(credit: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Photography by Constance Mensh.)

Positively Philadelphia: Art Museum Opening On MLK Day

The Philadelphia Museum of Art, usually closed on Mondays, will be open on Monday, January 19th for Martin Luther King Day, and it’s part of a whole weekend of events.

01/11/2015

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Atlantic City Race Course Says It’s Closing Next Week

The track opened in 1946.

01/09/2015

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Social Media Today: Social Globes, Twitter Emmy, #JeSuisAhmed

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

01/09/2015

Don Franks, president of JL Freed Honda in Montgomeryville. (Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Plummeting Gas Prices Contribute To Surge In SUV, Truck Sales

Buying habits of motorists are changing in part because of falling gasoline prices.

01/08/2015

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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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