Philly workers’ comp judge wins back her job after clash with Pond Lehocky law firm

The State Civil Service Commission ruled that Andrea McCormick, a workers' compensation judge in Philadelphia, be reinstated. She was terminated in 2018 following complaints from a law firm that has been a major donor to Gov. Tom Wolf and state Democrats.

AdaptHealth buys McKesson unit for $30 million; Landmark Roche-Spark deal is delayed again

AdaptHealth buys McKesson unit for $30M; Spark-Roche deal held til December

AdaptHealth buys McKesson unit for $30 million; Landmark Roche-Spark deal is delayed again

AdaptHealth buys McKesson unit for $30M; Spark-Roche deal held til December

2019 Honda Passport aims for a bit of ruggedness

Honda squeezes a new crossover in between the CR-V and the Pilot, resurrecting the old Passport name for the newcomer. It aims to be a more rugged performer but sticks to all-wheel drive. So it gets put to the test against the similarly priced Nissan Pathfinder Rock Creek Edition.

2019 Honda Passport aims for a bit of ruggedness

Honda squeezes a new crossover in between the CR-V and the Pilot, resurrecting the old Passport name for the newcomer. It aims to be a more rugged performer but sticks to all-wheel drive. So it gets put to the test against the similarly priced Nissan Pathfinder Rock Creek Edition.

Hahnemann closure puts $51 million in Medicaid funds in play. Will the money stay in Philly?

An opaque system used to make such funding decisions pits hospitals against each other and forces them into backroom deals to get the money they need to keep treating poor patients.

Hahnemann closure puts $51 million in Medicaid funds in play. Will the money stay in Philly?

An opaque system used to make such funding decisions pits hospitals against each other and forces them into backroom deals to get the money they need to keep treating poor patients.
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Schwab-Ameritrade Deal Seen Drawing Tough Antitrust Review

Although fees are going down for consumers, antitrust officials will focus on whether the deal will mean less competition for the interest paid to investors on their accounts and whether fees on other services could rise, one analyst said.

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs denounces Comcast’s efforts on diversity, says its Supreme Court case could weaken civil rights

"While it is true that we are in business with Comcast, it is not accurate to use my name or my network as an example of inclusion," said Combs, who is an owner of Revolt TV. " I do not want my name to be used inaccurately so I must speak my truth."

Here’s a better way to tax the super-rich

Senator Elizabeth Warren's plan would put a 2 percent tax on those with a net worth above $50 million, and 6 percent on billionaires. While it makes sense to tax the wealthy more, there are better ways to do this.

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Doctor with Penn, Temple roots is Trump’s choice for FDA top job

Stephen Hahn headed the radiation oncology department at Penn's medical school for nearly a decade. He was also grilled by congress members a decade ago for improper and ineffective care given to veterans at the Philadelphia VA.

Philly Council sends a message: ‘Sustainable’ bidders welcome for bankrupt oil refinery

City Council was poised to urge bidders for Philadelphia's bankrupt refinery to adopt the city’s clean-energy goals, an unwelcome signal to potential buyers who might revive the facility to process fossil fuels.

Biotech IPO frenzy brings some Philly firms into the stock market before they sell products or earn profits

That's risky, but going public gives fledgling companies a way to boost clients, sales and profits.

Inspector General: Philadelphia developer backed by Council President Darrell Clarke ‘took advantage’ of flawed city process for ‘private gain’

The Philadelphia Inspector General's report found that a developer exploited flaws in the way the city sold public property.

Target bursts into the holiday season with a bang

Target, feeling the holiday cheer, reports surging profits and sales

Carpenters union subpoenaed in N.J. federal grand jury probe

“We do not know the reason for the subpoenas, but we intend to fully cooperate with the U.S. Attorney’s Office,” reads an internal memo, on president Douglas McCarron’s letterhead.

‘Monumental’ day for cannabis in U.S. Congress; key committee votes to make marijuana federally legal

For the first time, a congressional committee voted to end federal prohibitions on cannabis.

Cleared to reopen, a year after toxic leak stopped Thanksgiving traffic

State approves Croda ethylene oxide unit to reopen, a year after accident stopped Thanksgiving traffic.

Democratic presidential candidates want Comcast to investigate ‘toxic culture’ at NBC

Ahead of a presidential debate sponsored by MSNBC, Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren urged the Democratic National Committee to ensure Comcast and NBC News “take steps to clean up the toxic culture” at their networks.

Uber plans to start audio-recording rides in the U.S. for safety

Uber is launching an audio recording pilot in Latin America. The ride-hailing giant said it is trying to bring the feature to the U.S., but that may prove complicated.

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