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Jobless Claims Are At An All-Time Low Since November 2007

The unemployment rate was 7.5 percent as of July 2013 in Pennsylvania and eight percent in the Philadelphia area.

09/09/2013

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Website Releases Top 10 Disappearing Jobs

The recession has affected jobs in all sectors, but some fields have been harder hit than others.

09/03/2013

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College Enrollment Falls As Economy Recovers

The enrollment boom for American colleges is over, with a 2% drop in enrollment in 2012-13 and more expected except for for-profit and community colleges.

08/05/2013

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4 In 5 In US Face Near-Poverty, No Work

Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near-poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream.

07/28/2013

Stigall Show Log 7.22.13

Chris discusses President Obama’s statement on Trayvon Martin and Race, the impending birth of the royal baby, and the bankruptcy of Detroit. He talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel, John Hayward from Human Events, and Rob Levine from Holt’s Cigar Company.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/22/2013

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Philadelphia To See Economic Boost From NCAA Lacrosse Championships

It’s a big weekend in Philadelphia for lacrosse fans as the NCAA Championships are in town.

05/25/2013

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Pennsylvania, New Jersey See Economic Boost From Giant Lottery Prizes

These giant prizes have many players dreaming big and local lottery officials excited for an economic boost.

05/18/2013

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Man Who Bragged About Making It Rich Writes New Book On How To Bounce Back

Many people have faced jarring shifts in their job prospects. A man who once bragged about making it rich now has advice on getting back on your feet after reality hits.

05/11/2013

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Average Starting Salaries For College Grads Up For Class Of 2013

The study shows that starting salaries increased in fields of study across the board, with some up nearly 10%.

05/06/2013

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DIY Bar And Bat Mitzvahs Are Fun, Easy And Affordable

It’s an occasion filled with meaning – a son or daughter making the transition to adulthood in the their Jewish faith. But a local expert points out many are choosing to plan and conduct the party themselves.

03/10/2013

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Report: Pa. Unemployment Rose In December, More People Seeking Work

The state Department of Labor and Industry said December’s unemployment rate rose to 7.9 percent from 7.8 percent. The national unemployment rate is 7.8 percent.

01/22/2013

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Rutgers University Estimates Positive Economic Gain From Sandy

Economists at Rutgers University are estimating that Superstorm Sandy will have a net positive effect on New Jersey’s economy assuming the state pulls in at least $25 billion for recovery and reconstruction.

01/14/2013

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Local Expert Weighs In On Revel Casino Financial Problems

Atlantic City’s 12th casino still has that fresh, new building smell to it, but Revel has had a hard time meeting even early financial projections, leading some to suggest the $2 billion resort could soon wind up in bankruptcy court.

01/13/2013

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Author Compares Pirates To Big Business, Government

We seem to have an on-going fascination with pirates, from Halloween costumes to movies, but a multi-media movement argues that they are a driving progressive force.

01/12/2013

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Philadelphia Small Businesses Get Helping Hand From International Investment Bank

Goldman Sachs is committing $20 million dollars, part of their 10,000 Small Businesses initiative.

01/09/2013

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