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Sticker shock: Which U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

Residents in Pennsylvania face some of the steepest cost of attending in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

8 Toys R Us stores set to close in Pennsylvania

Toys R Us will begin going-out-of-business sales in February at eight stores in Pennsylvania slated to close in April.

Frontage increases service offerings for agrochemical firms

Exton-based firm will help develop products under Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act.

Philadelphia Soul adds two big names to team-ownership roster

Dick Vermeil and Jahri Evans recently joined the ownership ranks of the Arena Football League's Philadelphia Soul, the team said on Thursday. Vermeil is the former head coach of the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles and also coached the St. Louis Rams to a Super Bowl victory. Evans, a Philadelphia native, is an offensive lineman for the New Orleans Saints.

Dorado Systems hires new CTO to lead new Philadelphia office

Dorado Systems, LLC, a leading eligibility transactions provider and approved Network Service Vendor, said on Tuesday that it has named Scott Wasserman as its new chief technology officer (CTO).Wasserman will lead the research and development team and will be in charge of Dorado's newest office in Philadelphia, which opened this week.

Bruster's Real Ice Cream breaks sales record in second quarter

With a total of 150 flavors, 200 branches and one record-breaking sales streak, Pittsburgh-based Bruster's Real Ice Cream, whose 10.5 percent sales increase in the second quarter marks its all-time best performance, has developed a recipe for success.

Jackson Taylor joins Republic Bank as vice president commercial lender

Jackson Taylor will be lending his expertise to Republic Bank as vice president commercial lender for Pennsylvania, the bank's parent company, Republic First Bancorp, Inc., said Wednesday.

Burns White law firm launches cybersecurity-services unit

Taking a business approach to litigation, the Burns White law firm launched a new cybersecurity practice to complement its clients’ needs across a wide range of industries, the company said on Tuesday. Led by the firm's Lyle Washowich in Pittsburgh and Stuart O'Neal III in Philadelphia, and supported by staff, the new specialty unit will address the needs of businesses with preventive strategies, individual and class-action litigation defense, insurance assessments for cybersecurity-related r

Lux's move to Philadelphia Navy Yard part of area's tech growth

Lux Products Corp., an HVAC controls company formerly based in New Jersey, has relocated its headquarters to the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter said on Tuesday. Lux is the second largest retail brand of Thermostats, with more than 10 million in sales.

Kennedy Funding Financial closes $3.5 million loan for medical campus

Women’s health, orthopedics, oncology, primary care and surgery will all be available to patients under one roof, thanks to a $3.5 million loan from Kennedy Funding Financial, LLC in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.

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