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PREIT Sells Off “Lower Productivity” Malls

PREIT, the Philly-based real estate trust that specializes in owning and operating shopping malls, announced today it has sold four of its underperforming malls, allowing […]

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Comcast: NBC Has $1B of Ad Sales for Olympics

One big boon for Comcast in its acquisition of NBCUniversal has been NBC’s ongoing ownership of American television rights to the Olympic Games. The company […]

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Wawa to Add 5,000 Jobs in Six States

Wawa plans to add 5,000 jobs in six states as it prepares for the summer season, the company has announced. More than 100 Wawa stores […]

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A.C. Teacher Intervenes in Fight, Gets Fired

An Atlantic City teacher has been fired, accused of using excessive force after intervening in a fight between sixth graders. The Press of Atlantic City […]

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Med School Deans Criticize Biden’s “Cancer Moonshot”

A coalition of medical school leaders have joined to criticize Vice President Joe Biden’s “Cancer Moonshot” initiative — a plan he launched in January at […]

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Destination Maternity to Close 30 Stores

Destination Maternity will close up to 30 stores after posting a fourth quarter loss of $1.5 million, the Moorestown-based company announced today. The company also […]

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Morning Headlines: Taxi, Limo Drivers Threaten DNC Boycott

Good morning, Philadelphia. Here’s what you need to know today: Philly taxi and limo drivers are threatening to boycott the Democratic National Convention. PlanPhilly reports […]

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BioTelemetry Makes $15.5M Offer for VirtualScopics

BioTelemetry, the Malvern-based company formerly known as CardioNet Inc., has announced it its intention to buy VirtualScopics Inc., a leading provider of clinical trial imaging […]

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Aramark Mulls Bringing Avoca to U.S.

How to describe the Avoca chain of stores in Ireland? Maybe something like Pottery Barn meets Starbucks meets Boston Market — the kind of place […]

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Penn Prof: “Don’t Grade Schools on Grit”

There’s probably no person in America who has done more to popularize the idea of “grit” as an essential component of a child’s success than […]

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Morning Headlines: Kenney Defends Soda Tax

Good morning, Philadelphia. Here’s what you need to know today: Mayor Kenney isn’t backing down on his proposed soda tax. There seems to be growing […]

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Phillies Bring Back Kentucky Bluegrass to Infield

The Phillies are bringing Kentucky bluegrass back to their infield — the same type of turf they played on during the earliest years of Citizens […]

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3 Things to Know About Philly’s Schools Budget

Money was on the minds of School Reform Commission members on Thursday. They unveiled their five-year spending plan and approved a $2.8 billion budget for the […]

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Morning Headlines: SEPTA Key Delayed. Again.

Good morning, Philadelphia. Here’s what you need to know today: Stop us if you’ve heard this before: SEPTA Key, the transit system’s new farecard system, […]

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Comcast Expands “Internet Essentials” to Public Housing

Comcast is expanding its “Internet Essentials” program to public housing residents in Miami, Nashville, Seattle, and Philadelphia, the company announced today. For $10 a month, […]