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Philly Tech Week kicks off Friday at Dilworth Park outside City Hall (File Photo Credit: Justin Udo)

Philly Tech Week Kickoff Postponed To Saturday, Due To Weather

The start of the fifth annual Philly Tech Week was postponed from Friday evening to Saturday evening because weather was threatening the outdoor event.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/17/2015

The Resorts iGaming Lounge allows up to 100 patrons to play different casino games online while at Resorts. (photo courtesy: Resorts Casino Hotel)

In Atlantic City, Resorts Opens Online Casino and Internet Gaming Lounge

The Resorts iGaming Lounge allows up to 100 patrons to play different casino games online while at Resorts.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

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Live Concert Venue Planned For Former Factory Building Near Sugarhouse Casino

Concert production company “Live Nation” says it will transform the abandoned Ajax Metal Company building into what executive Don Gastion calls its “best venue in the country.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

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Is Philadelphia One Of The World’s Most Romantic Cities?

Perhaps you’ve posed under the Love sculpture for a photo, or taken a stroll along Kelly Drive with your significant other, but would you ever refer to Philly as a “romantic” city?

04/16/2015

(Cemetery Ridge, at Gettysburg.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Gettysburg, 150 Years After Lincoln Assassination

As we mark 150 years since the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, we note that a getaway to nearby Gettysburg is a rewarding way to reflect on both the man and his turbulent times.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

(Thomas Harkins, at Bank & Bourbon.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Two Fundraisers, and Independence Mall Beer Garden Returns

Coming up this month: two food-related fundraisers for worthy causes, and the reopening of the “Independence Beer Garden,” at 6th and Market.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

Rendering of the new  and improved Gallery Shopping Mall (Credit: PREIT)

Plan To Redesign, Rebrand Center City Gallery Shopping Mall Moving Along

A plan is coming together to breath new life into the Gallery shopping mall.

04/16/2015

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Bass Pro Shop Opens In Atlantic City

The effort to bring more non-gambling attractions to cash-strapped Atlantic City reached a new milestone Wednesday with the grand opening of the Bass Pro Shop.

04/15/2015

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Hear Philly: Philadelphia Science Festival Celebrates Five Years

For nine days, beginning April 24, budding scientists of all ages will have the chance to discover the science happening across the region at The Franklin Institute’s fifth annual Philadelphia Science Festival.

04/15/2015

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Officials Challenge Planned Interim Use of Diesel Generators By Revel’s New Owner

New Jersey environmental officials say the large diesel generators that developer Glenn Straub has brought in to get the Revel’s fire-suppression system operating again might not meet federal clean air standards.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

(Mayor Nutter and Homeland Security secretary Jeh Johnson chat as they walk through Philadelphia City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

US Homeland Security Chief Visits Philadelphia, Says He’ll Be Back Before 2016 DNC Convention

Homeland Security secretary Jeh Johnson was not saying immediately how much money the federal government will chip in for security at next year’s Democratic National Convention.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

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Pa. House GOP Leaders Wary of Extending Barroom Serving Hours in Certain Areas

The idea would involve allowing bars in certain areas, such entertainment zones and/or center city Philadelphia, to remain open until 4:00am.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

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Corporate Leaders Hoping To Help Spur Bright Future For Camden, N.J.

Executives and businesspeople gathered today in a conference room at Campbell’s Soup Co. to talk about the steps necessary for revitalizing Camden.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

(A page on the Phillies' web site promotes the Groupon ticket discounts.)

Amid Sales Slump, Phillies Turn to Groupon To Promote Cheap Game Tickets

It’s a far cry from the 257 consecutive sellouts the Phillies had between 2009 and 2012.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

(Independence Mall. File photo by Jim Melwert)

ONLY A DRILL: Philadelphia Police Hold Training Exercise Tonight In Old City

The police department says the exercise will start about 5pm in the area of 6th and Market Streets, and will run till about 9pm.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015