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  • *ECB may reduce collateral value for Greek banks- Bloomberg. Treasuries prices were little changed on Tuesday, steadying after the prior day's losses, as worries about Greek banks' access to cash were offset Staff at the European Central Bank have prepared a plan to reduce further the value it assigns to securities Greek banks use to get emergency funding,...

  • Philadelphia Gas Works urged to replace aging pipelines Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 10:00 AM ET

    The utility also owns more than half of Pennsylvania's high-risk gas pipelines, the utility commission said. Three-fourths of PGW's high-risk pipelines in service— about 1,500 miles— are cast iron, the fourth-highest amount of any utility in the nation and about half of Pennsylvania's cast iron, it said. Its pipelines sprang more than double the number of...

  • Biden visits Philadelphia to highlight energy plan Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 2:37 AM ET

    PHILADELPHIA— The White House on Tuesday released a long-term energy plan designed to fight climate change, modernize power plants and find other ways to ensure the nation a steady supply of safe, clean energy. Vice President Joe Biden in a visit to Philadelphia on Tuesday called the nation's infrastructure "incredibly outdated" and said it must be fixed to...

  • *Hasbro reports surprise revenue rise, shares jump. *Royal Caribbean falls as strong dollar hurts onboard spending. Other corporations expected to report earnings this week include major technology names Facebook, Google, Qualcomm, Microsoft, and Amazon.com.

  • Finalists: The Boston Globe for its stories, videos, photos and graphics exposing a poorly regulated, profit-driven housing system that subjected thousands of college students in Boston to unsafe, and even deadly, conditions; and The Wall Street Journal for "Deadly Medicine," a stellar reporting project that documented the significant cancer risk to women of a...

  • NJ Transit proposes fare hikes, service cuts Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 2:02 PM ET

    Among the increases would be a 75- cent hike for a one-way ride from Metropark to New York, which currently costs $10. Shorter rides, such as from Clifton to Hoboken, Cranford to Newark and Brick Church to Summit, would rise 25 cents. One-way fares between Trenton and New York, the two endpoints of the Northeast Corridor Line, would rise $1.25 to $16.75, an 8 percent...

  • *Hasbro reports surprise revenue rise, shares jump. Royal Caribbean falls as strong dollar hurts onboard spending. *IBM to report after the bell.

  • Republic First posts 1Q profit Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    PHILADELPHIA _ Republic First Bancorp Inc. on Monday reported net income of $528,000 in its first quarter. The bank, based in Philadelphia, said it had earnings of 1 cent per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Cramer says 'I Booyah' to real estate broker Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 9:25 AM ET
    Lisa Cadette Detwiler and Jim Cramer were married Saturday evening at the Liberty Warehouse, an event space in Brooklyn.

    Lisa Cadette Detwiler and CNBC host Jim Cramer were married Saturday evening at the Liberty Warehouse in Brooklyn.

  • PHILADELPHIA— Giving patients with advanced melanoma two Bristol-Myers drugs that work differently held the deadly skin cancer at bay far longer than just one, though the combination's considerable increase in serious side effects raises concerns about how much patients can endure. In the midstage study, presented Monday at the American Association for...

  • TRENTON, N.J.— One of the hot new cancer immunotherapy drugs, Merck& Co.' s Keytruda, strongly benefited patients with melanoma, lung cancer and mesothelioma, according to three studies presented Sunday at the American Association for Cancer Research conference in Philadelphia. One study, comparing Keytruda to Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.' s Yervoy, could give Merck...

  • Officials in the Pocono Mountains want to bring a shuttered performing arts center back to life, seeing potential in a 12- year-old venue built with $15 million in state tax money that critics have long regarded as a mismanaged white elephant. The Mountain Laurel Center for the Performing Arts in Pike County struggled almost immediately after opening in 2003...

  • PHILADELPHIA— A U.S. appeals court Friday overturned a jury verdict and awarded a Philadelphia family the rights to 10 rare gold coins that could fetch $80 million. Mint in Philadelphia before the 1933 series was melted down when the country went off the gold standard. Her sons, entertainment lawyer Roy Langbord of New York City and David Langbord of Virginia...

  • Citizens posts 1Q profit Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 4:09 PM ET

    PHILADELPHIA _ Citizens Holding Co. on Friday reported first-quarter earnings of $1.6 million. The Philadelphia- based bank said it had earnings of 33 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • April 17- A large study of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co's Opdivo treatment has been halted after proving the drug is effective against the most common form of lung cancer, the company said, positioning the medicine for far wider use than its already approved lung cancer and melanoma indications. AstraZeneca Plc, Pfizer Inc and other drugmakers are developing their...

  • PHILADELPHIA— A worker is dead after an 80- foot fall at a construction site in Philadelphia. City police told WPVI-TV that the accident occurred shortly after 8 a.m. Friday in the 2900 block of Chestnut Street. They say he was pronounced dead at Presbyterian Hospital.

  • At a Glance: Internet TV options Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 1:26 PM ET

    Next-day access to shows for $2 or $3 an episode. Live offering: Local stations in 14 markets with CBS- owned stations. Monthly price: Starts at $20.

  • Glaxo recalls flu vaccine due to potency problem Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 1:24 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— GlaxoSmithKline is recalling remaining doses of a popular four-in-one flu vaccine because of effectiveness problems. But Glaxo said in a letter it "cannot rule out potential suboptimal protection" in people who received the vaccine in early January or later. More than 99 percent of the vaccines were distributed in 2014, before the product began...

  • WASHINGTON— An emergency order requiring trains hauling crude oil and other flammable liquids to slow down as they pass through urban areas and a series of other steps to improve the safety were announced Friday by the Department of Transportation. There have been a series of fiery oil train explosions in the U.S. and Canada in recent years, including one just...

  • Crown tops 1Q profit forecasts Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 5:07 PM ET

    PHILADELPHIA _ Crown Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $44 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 51 cents per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.08 billion.