J&J, BioMotiv invest $13M in Philly’s Aro Biotherapeutics and its Centyrin protein cancer drugs

The company, based at the University of Pennsylvania’s Pennovation Center, is trying to develop therapies for "undruggable disease."

Pa. auditor general wants to take a whack at firms that negotiate drug benefits for the Medicaid program

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale wants to cut out an entire layer of the Medicaid program -- the pharmacy benefit managers -- who have made millions from the program.

Pa. auditor general wants to take a whack at firms that negotiate drug benefits for the Medicaid program

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale wants to cut out an entire layer of the Medicaid program -- the pharmacy benefit managers -- who have made millions from the program.

Up, down, back again: US stocks go on another dizzying ride

U.S. stocks careened through another dizzying day Tuesday after indexes shot to big early-morning gains only to give them all up and then yo-yo between gains and losses

Up, down, back again: US stocks go on another dizzying ride

U.S. stocks careened through another dizzying day Tuesday after indexes shot to big early-morning gains only to give them all up and then yo-yo between gains and losses

When a new tax collector elected himself in a Pa. town, chaos ensued

Jeffrey Cutler got elected tax collector in a Lancaster County town with one write-in vote. Some officials say his poor performance shows how obsolete the position has become.

When a new tax collector elected himself in a Pa. town, chaos ensued

Jeffrey Cutler got elected tax collector in a Lancaster County town with one write-in vote. Some officials say his poor performance shows how obsolete the position has become.
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China and US discuss plans for trade talks

China, US discuss plans for trade talks in sign negotiations going ahead despite tension over Huawei arrest

North Philly’s Junior Barber Academy teaches kids the basics of barbering and entrepreneurship

P. Michael Boone learned to cut his own hair out of necessity. Now he teaches kids the trade in his North Philly shop. But students also walk away with entrepreneurial skills and big dreams.

Verizon admits defeat with $4.6 Billion AOL-Yahoo write-down

The write-off is an acknowledgment that tough competition for digital advertising is leading to shortfalls in revenue and profit.

Queen of cannabis: Pa.’s biggest weed dealer is a brash and bold entrepreneur

Chris Visco taught serial killers how to make lamps, ran several political campaigns, and was a protegee of department store king Al Boscov's. Now, she's a diva of dope.

Small Business Administration could be reaching more people. Here’s a bill that could help and some tips to hook up

A senate bill could help states like Pennsylvania that are lagging in SBA loans.

Nutrisystem is sold for $1.4 billion to Tivity of Nashville

NutriSystem, the 45-year-old Fort Washington-based company, is being sold at $47 per share, a 30 percent premium to its trading price last week, the companies said.

Comcast Spectacor hires Valerie Camillo, a Washington Nationals exec, to head business operations for Wells Fargo Center, Flyers

Comcast Spectacor hired Valerie Camillo to head business operations for Wells Fargo and the Flyers. It says she is one of the very few top women executives at an NHL franchise.

How the demise of Toys R Us is impacting holiday sales

Experts say if you're trying to snag hot toys at the last minute this year, you'll probably head home empty-handed.

Probe of generic ‘cartel’ grows to 300 drugs

What started as an antitrust lawsuit brought by states over just two drugs in 2016 has exploded into an investigation of alleged price-fixing involving at least 16 companies and 300 drugs.

Google reveals new security bug affecting more than 52 million users

Google revealed Monday that its soon-to-be-shuttered social network suffered from another security lapse.

In Comcast’s hometown, the chasm between internet haves and have-nots looks intractable, new census data shows

Poor people in Comcast Corp.'s headquarters city have limited access to the internet, Census data shows.

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Rotting from within: When dream homes become nightmares

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.

Franklin Institute award winners include two Nobel laureates

The eight winners are to be announced Monday and presented at a ceremony in April.

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