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The Economy is on a roll, and the payoff for some is Huge

By at May 6, 2011 | 11:21 am | 1 Comments

The Economy is on a roll, and the payoff for some is Huge

April, yes the month of showers, amounted to something more than measurable inches. The Labor Department out with its latest numbers shows that employers added about 245,000 people to their payrolls last month.

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The U.S. Economy: A Diamond in the Rough

By at April 1, 2011 | 1:28 pm | 26 Comments

The U.S. Economy: A Diamond in the Rough

A bounce in a better direction for America’s economy; the Labor Department out with its latest numbers on employment say the private-sector created 216,000 jobs in March, beating most economists’ predictions.

That number was strong enough to send the national unemployment rate to 8.8 percent; it had been stuck at about… Read the rest

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 1, 2011 | 9:16 am | 958 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In This Edition of Rock The Capital Minute; Japan’s Prime Minister Naoto Kan says his country will beat the nuclear crisis and rebound to build the safest systems anywhere. It has been three weeks since and earthquake and tsunami struck Japan. The U.S Transportation Department says safer cars, fewer drunk drivers, and use of seat belts is credited for the fewest number of deaths on roadways since 1949. The Department of Labor releases job numbers. Economists are under the impression 190,000 jobs were created last month.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 22, 2011 | 11:08 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; workers at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant returned on Tuesday to find water in a fuel rod pool near boiling point. The Department of Environmental Protection in Pennsylvania has ordered the immediate shutdown of a waste water hauling company near Pittsburgh, following allegations that it has illegally been dumping contaminated gas drilling water. And today is World Water Day.

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Haste Makes Waste: Timeline

By at February 16, 2011 | 10:05 am | 1,655 Comments

Haste Makes Waste: Timeline

Haste Makes Waste: to understand the anatomy of business decisions follow the timeline.

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The slots are jumping and the tables are growing legs as the fortunes turn from Atlantic City to Pennsylvania

By at January 20, 2011 | 2:30 pm | 1 Comments

The slots are jumping and the tables are growing legs as the fortunes turn from Atlantic City to Pennsylvania

Casino’s in Pennsylvania are poised to overtake Atlantic City during 2011 — in the category it counts most, revenue. Slots in PA are jumping and that is adding to a steep, steady decline in Atlantic City. Table games are also starting to catch on in Pennsylvania — with new figures from the Gaming Control Board released just today.

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Corbett digs into the familiar for his next appointment

By at January 6, 2011 | 4:54 pm | 1,079 Comments

Corbett digs into the familiar for his next appointment

Incoming Governor Tom Corbett has selected Sheri Phillips to head up Pennsylvania’s Department of General Services.

Phillips is no stranger to Corbett. Since 2005, she’s been the director of management services for the attorney general’s office.

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Pennsylvania’s Department of Revenue is listing names and collecting money

By at December 15, 2010 | 4:00 pm | 1 Comments

Pennsylvania’s Department of Revenue is listing names and collecting money

Pennsylvania’s Department of Revenue has a new, and powerful tool to use when it comes to collecting taxes, the internet. Since it started listing businesses and people that are delinquent online folks have started to pay up.

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