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  • PHILADELPHIA _ Republic First Bancorp Inc. on Monday reported third-quarter profit of $2.3 million. The Philadelphia- based bank said it had earnings of 4 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • PHILADELPHIA— The Philadelphia Police Department is getting a new fleet of patrol vehicles that include a feature any motorist stuck at a traffic light would envy. The department announced Monday it will receive 150 new patrol vehicles. The first shipment is heading to a police district in West Philadelphia.

  • RICHBORO, Pa.— President Donald Trump's eldest daughter on Monday channeled her roles as a working mother, entrepreneur and senior adviser to the president to help him sell his administration's tax plan for reform, which she said is overdue to address the needs of the modern American family in an increasingly competitive global market. Nan Hayworth, of New York,...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 23- U.S. refineries from Ohio to Minnesota are capitalizing on access to cheap crude from Western Canada and North Dakota oilfields, helping their region break a historic dependence on fuel from the Gulf Coast while redrawing oil trade maps. Since the early 2000 s, crude and fuel flows from the Gulf Coast into the U.S. heartland have been cut in half, as...

  • PHILADELPHIA— The FBI hasn't been able to retrieve data from more than half of the mobile devices it tried to access in less than a year, FBI Director Christopher Wray said Sunday, turning up the heat on a debate between technology companies and law enforcement officials trying to recover encrypted communications. The FBI and other law enforcement officials...

  • PHILADELPHIA _ Beneficial Mutual Bancorp Inc. on Friday reported third-quarter profit of $9.4 million. The bank, based in Philadelphia, said it had earnings of 13 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 19- The Dow and S&P 500 eked out record closing highs on Thursday, turning higher at the last minute after a Politico report that Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell is the leading candidate for the nominee for Fed chair. Investors have been anxious to hear who President Donald Trump will pick as the nominee. "Clearly at the end it had everything to do...

  • PHILADELPHIA, Oct 19- Tom Westerman voted for Donald Trump in last year's election but says he might not do so again after the president cut off billions of dollars in Obamacare subsidies to health insurance companies. "It really upset me," said Westerman, 63, a self-described "middle-class guy" with an annual household income of about $60,000 in the western...

  • PHILADELPHIA— A lead guitarist for the influential and Grammy-winning gospel group the Dixie Hummingbirds has died in Philadelphia. The Dixie Hummingbirds started as a quartet of students formed by James B. Davis in a Greenville, South Carolina, high school in 1928. The group relocated to Philadelphia in the 1940 s.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 19- The Dow and S&P 500 eked out record closing highs on Thursday, turning higher at the last minute after a Politico report that Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell is the leading candidate for the nominee for Fed chair. "Clearly at the end it had everything to do with the speculation about Jerome Powell," said Mark Luschini, chief investment...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 19- World stock markets were flat on Thursday as a report on President Donald Trump's possible selection to lead the U.S. After the market slowly pared its gains throughout the latter portion of trading, a report from Politico that Trump was leaning toward nominating Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell to succeed Janet Yellen to head the U.S....

  • The two-level store in Manhattan's Herald Square, not far from the Macy's flagship, is about one-third the size of Target's average store. The Herald Square store is among 12 mostly small-format stores opening this week in urban markets like Chicago, Los Angeles and Philadelphia. While all retailers need to worry about online growth and the expansion of Amazon,...

  • BOSTON— Mayors from Toledo to Tulsa are so eager to woo Amazon's much-vaunted second headquarters that they've been brandishing bourbon, selling the sun, whispering sweet nothings to the company and even pushing its buttons. The Associated Press talked to the leaders of more than 50 cities or metropolitan regions about the different ways they're showcasing...

  • PITTSBURGH— Facebook users in Pittsburgh and other western and central Pennsylvania locations have found themselves transplanted to Philadelphia for a day. A glitch on the social media site caused Pittsburghers and others to receive Facebook notifications welcoming them to the City of Brotherly Love on Wednesday. Facebook says a "bug" with the site's...

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  • PHILADELPHIA _ Crown Holdings Inc. on Wednesday reported third-quarter earnings of $177 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of $1.41 per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.41 billion.

  • PHILADELPHIA, Oct 19- Tom Westerman voted for Donald Trump in last year's election but says he might not do so again after the president cut off billions of dollars in Obamacare subsidies to health insurance companies. "It really upset me," said Westerman, 63, a self-described "middle-class guy" with an annual household income of about $60,000 in the western...

  • Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds said she held separate calls with Trump and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt on Wednesday, in which she urged them not to make that change. However, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the administration "didn't make any assurances" on renewable fuel standard levels. The biofuels industry has...

  • HARRISBURG, Pa.— The potential for a tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas production gained new life Wednesday, as a bill emerged from a state House committee and Democratic Gov. Pennsylvania, the nation's No. 2 gas state thanks to the prolific Marcellus Shale, is the only major natural gas producer that does not tax production. Wolf and other supporters of the tax say...

  • Communities around Pennsylvania are hoping to become the site of Amazon's much-vaunted second headquarters, with the e-commerce giant's promises of $5 billion in investment and 50,000 jobs over the next decade and a half. Smaller Pennsylvania cities are making a bid for HQ2, too, even though they don't meet some of Amazon's criteria for population and access...