The housing boom of the 2000s led to fast construction. But with lower-quality materials, faulty work, and lax oversight, hundreds of area families face damage "of epidemic proportions." Many others might not know of the problem.
The city is under contract to sell the West Philadelphia property for $10 million after paying more than $52 million to buy it and begin renovating it for use by the Police Department, according to a published report.
“At least 75 companies receive anonymous, precise location data from apps whose users enable location services to get local news and weather or other information," according to the New York Times article.
General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation's largest automaker tries to deal with the political fallout triggered by its plans to shutter several U.S. factories and shed thousands of workers
Noncompete agreements, once restricted to tech workers and high-level executives, have become commonplace among ordinary workers, including security guards, home health aides or hair stylists. If history is any guide, the spread of these contracts could have far-reaching negative implications.