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Philadelphia Councilman Calling For Cap On Tax Abatement For New Construction

As City Council struggles with setting a new property tax rate for homeowners, the lawmakers face a related question: whether to modify the long-controversial tax abatement for new construction.

06/01/2013

Philadelphia Museum Of Art (file photo)

Art Museum Finishing Downward Expansion

When museum officials decided to build this 62,000 square foot add-on, things started to look down. No really, they dug into the ground underneath the museum.

03/05/2013

Selva Plath combs through bills and notices that have piled up as his business struggles because of construction. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Broken Water Pipe In Old City Affecting Businesses

Efforts to repair a busted water pipe on Third Street in Old City have been underway for more than a year.

11/07/2012

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Business Owners Frustrated With Year Long Construction Project In Old City

Efforts to repair a busted water pipe on Third Street here in Old City have been underway for more than a year.

11/07/2012

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3 On Your Side: Hiring Contractors After Sandy

As the clean-up from Hurricane Sandy is underway, many homeowners will have to hire help to get the job done. If you’re among them, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has important information that you need to know.

11/05/2012

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Bethlehem Man Killed By Backhoe

Officials say the accident happened around 7:15 a.m. Friday at a private lot in Bethlehem.

10/12/2012

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Revamped Philadelphia Zoning Codes Take Effect

Today marks the first day that a top-to-bottom overhaul of Philadelphia’s antiquated zoning code takes effect. And city officials say every resident should be thrilled.

08/22/2012

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AC Expressway Widening Project Almost Finished

Crews are in the final phases of extending the third westbound lane on the AC Expressway from the Garden State Parkway to Hammonton.

07/25/2012

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Corbett Carves Out Slice Of State Contract Pie For Small Businesses

Governor Tom Corbett has announced a new initiative to carve out a slice of state contracts for small businesses.

07/23/2012

Stigall Show Log 6.21.12

Chris speaks with CBS 3’s Ben Simoneau from the Jerry Sandusky Trial and Pat Ciarrocchi on the jury deliberations regarding the Catholic sex abuse trial, and Congressman Pat Meehan about the House’s Oversight Committee’s vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt in the Fast and Furious case.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/21/2012

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3 On Your Side: Outlook Improves For Pennsylvania Builder

They called them the “stick houses”, and they were a constant reminder of a builder who left work unfinished and held onto money that wasn’t his. Frustrated viewers turned to 3 On Your Side for help and after several months Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us that action is now being taken to finally right the wrongs.

05/10/2012

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Philadelphia Worker Dies After Electrocution, Fall From Building

Authorities in Philadelphia say a worker was electrocuted at a construction site in the Fairmount section of the city.

04/30/2012

Plans for redevelopment project (credit: Mosaic Development Partners)

Developers Reveal Plans For Thomas Edison High Overhaul

The landscape will soon be changing at the site of the former Thomas Edison High School on Lehigh Avenue in Philadelphia.

04/20/2012

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Person Injured After Scissor Lift Collapses In South Philadelphia

One person was rushed to an area hospital Friday morning after a scissor lift collapsed in South Philadelphia.

03/23/2012

Officials say the scaffolding should be coming down and the project complete by the end of summer. (credit: Ed Fischer)

U.S. Custom House Renovations Nearly Complete

After several years of construction, work at the U.S. Customs House in Philadelphia is expected to be done by summer.

03/21/2012

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