Latest Stories (23)
Ping pong, anyone? Sports fans find new games to bet on during the pandemic
Jul 16, 2020
While U.S. pro sports leagues suspend play, table tennis, darts and other more obscure competitions find new fans.
Comcast’s new call center is stuffed with Silicon Valley-style perks. Will that help its customer service problem?
Oct 28, 2019
The Delaware office is part of the cable company’s $1 billion push to improve its customer relations.
Pennsylvania tries a new initiative to curb illegal gun purchases
Sep 11, 2019
Operation LIPSTICK (Ladies Involved in Putting a Stop to Inner-City Killing), reaches out to women and teenage girls to warn them about the risks of making straw purchases — up to ten years in prison under federal law.
Will consumers pay more for reusable packaging to save the planet?
Aug 28, 2019
A New Jersey-based company is offering brands like Tide, Gillette and Dove in reusable containers.
Atlantic City benefits from early wager on legal sports betting
Jul 29, 2019
Total gaming revenue at Atlantic City’s casinos is up about 20% on last year, but the city is now starting competition from neighboring states.
Businesses face lawsuits over website accessibility
Jul 15, 2019
One Philadelphia-based company has decided to step in and prevent those suits.
In Amish country, a planned casino raises the stakes
Jun 26, 2019
Some expect economic benefit from a casino in the works. Others question whether it will change the community.
Pennsylvania weighs nuclear subsidies after Three Mile Island
May 20, 2019
The nuclear power plant will be "retired" at the end of September, but the state wants to support the four remaining plants.
What happens when a hospital sells its debt?
Apr 9, 2018
More hospitals across the country are selling debt from unpaid medical bills to collection agencies.
Northwestern's Medill journalism school argues accreditation is of 'little value'
Jun 13, 2017
Will its unaccredited status hurt graduates of the program?