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Fired PECO HR Exec Says the Company Discriminates Against White Men

Recently, there have been a number of prominent reverse discrimination lawsuits against companies like Google and YouTube. There was even one filed by former City […]

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A PECO Worker Saved This Couple’s Wedding Ring From a Philly Gutter

About one week after Steve Brown told his wife that his wedding ring felt loose, the precious heirloom from his late grandfather slid off his finger and rolled right […]

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PECO Outage Hell: Four Kids, Fast Food, and Six Days in a Motel

While most of the 600,000-plus people in the Philadelphia area who lost power after last week’s winter storm are comfortably sitting at home as a […]

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Exploding Manhole Closes Part of Market Street in Old City

A manhole explosion closed a section of Market Street in Old City on Thursday morning. Police and pedestrians were called to 3rd and Market streets […]

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Traffic Lights Out? City Says Power Outages, Heavy Rain to Blame

Traffic lights out near you? You’re not alone. Drivers and pedestrians are reporting a plethora of traffic light outages across the city on Monday, including in […]

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PECO Fire Leaves 2 Schools Closed, Thousands Without Power

BREAKING: Fire raging at a #PECO substation in Philadelphia. @CBSPhilly pic.twitter.com/uCepcwRz5e — Joe Holden (@JoeHoldenCBS3) March 7, 2017 A PECO substation fire that broke out […]

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PECO Proposes Prepaid Energy Bills, Opponents Push Back

PECO customers may soon be able to stop paying monthly energy bills. The company wants to introduce what it calls an “advance payments plan” — […]

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PECO: It Wasn’t an Explosion at Substation That Sent Foam Into Streets

It was an instant Philadelphia gathering. On Saturday, I was in a car heading down Pine Street. We were rushing to get home. But suddenly […]

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SEPTA Shows Off Quiet New Electric Bus to Public

While it was busy getting the crowds to and from the Democratic National Convention, SEPTA took time out on Thursday (July 28th) to show the […]

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Your Electricity Bill Is About to Go Up

Here’s the bad news for Philadelphia consumers: Your electric rates are about to rise. Here’s the good news: Dollar-wise, it’s a tiny increase for typical […]

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Underground Fire Knocks Out Power in Society Hill

#BREAKING Power outage, people trapped in elevators due to Old City transformer fire http://t.co/uDv8FRAUGY pic.twitter.com/Byp1409Loz — Action News on 6abc (@6abc) July 9, 2015 An […]

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PECO: Most Power Outages to Be Restored by Friday Evening

After last night’s stormy weather, PECO is working hard to restore power to some 140,000 houses and businesses throughout the area. The biggest power losses […]

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The Power Went Out in Claude Giroux’s Building Over the Weekend

The power went out at 10 Rittenhouse over the weekend, leaving residents who stayed in town for the holiday without electricity for around 35 hours […]

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Philly Bracing for Hurricane-Fueled Power Outages

In Mayor Nutter’s final budget address yesterday, he took the opportunity to thank city agencies for working through some of the worst inclement weather in […]

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Dead Raccoon Rots For Weeks on Philly Power Lines Until Radio Station Report

KYW 1060’s John McDevitt has this tale today: After several weeks hanging above the neighborhood, a dead raccoon was finally removed from overhead lines in […]