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Credit Card Companies Offering Free FICO Scores, But Does It Matter?

Some credit card companies are now giving consumers free FICO scores so they can track their credit. But is it worth it to switch cards to get such a perk?

01/15/2015

NJ state senate president Steve Sweeney, in a file photo.  (Credit: David Madden)

NJ Official Wants ‘Master Plan’ Ready For State’s Transportation Infrastructure

State Senate President Steve Sweeney hopes to address needs a decade or two down the line.

01/15/2015

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Pennsylvania School For The Deaf Teachers Voting On Whether To Form A Union

Staffers at the school will cast secret ballots to decide whether to be represented by the American Federation of Teachers.

01/15/2015

A SEPTA official shows some of its new vehicles.  (Credit: Steve Tawa)

SEPTA Planning For Future Service Enhancements, Features

The transit agency is telling riders that it has plans to take them from point ‘A’ to point ‘B’ more efficiently – and in style.

01/15/2015

(Philadelphia city councilwoman Marian Tasco, in her City Hall office.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Marian Tasco Announces Retirement From Philadelphia City Council

“I’ve decided that I will not seek re-election this year for City Council, for the 9th District,” Tasco told KYW Newsradio this morning.

01/13/2015

(File photo:  a front-end loader fills a Penndot plow truck with salt.  Credit: CBS3)

Crews Getting Ready For Monday Morning Wintry Mix

Road crews are preparing for snow, sleet and freezing rain overnight that could make for a slick commute during the morning rush.

01/11/2015

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Study: Philadelphia Could Face More Blackouts

A new study says Philadelphia could be facing a lot of widespread and prolonged outages in the future.

01/10/2015

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Police Warn Of Killer Drugs That Look Like Heroin On Streets Of New Jersey

State Police in New Jersey are warning about the batch of drugs being sold on the street.

01/09/2015

A flier for Saturday's Another Chance Conference. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Mt. Airy Church Hosting Event To Help Ex-Offenders Get Back On Feet

A Mount Airy Church is stepping up Saturday to help ex-offenders get their life back together.

01/09/2015

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Officials Continue Investigation Into Death Of Philadelphia Firefighter Joyce Craig

The air cylinder that firefighter Joyce Craig was wearing when she was killed in the line of duty one month ago is being tested.

01/09/2015

Nucleus Intercom (Credit: Consumer Electronics Show)

Phila.-Area Companies Make Strong Showing at Consumer Electronics Show

Start-ups and small businesses from the Philadelphia area have been making waves this week at the Consumer Electronics Show.

01/09/2015

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Second Lawsuit Filed Challenging Pa. Law Restricting Speech

The ACLU has filed a first amendment lawsuit challenging the so-called “Silencing Act,” as did convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal in November.

01/09/2015

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People Out And About Face Dangerous Temps In Delaware Valley

Temperatures have plummeted with wind chills in the single digits today.

01/08/2015

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

Attendees take a break at the 2015 International CES at the Sands Expo and Convention Center on January 6, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs through January 9 and is expected to feature 3,600 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Consumer Electronics Show Abuzz With Connected ‘Everything’

The week-long gadget frenzy continues in Las Vegas, and just about everything on display looks to take advantage of your Internet connection.

01/08/2015

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