By Sophie Schechter, Minyanville Media
Popular TV shows such as "How I Met Your Mother" and "Friends" revere urban areas (in these cases, Manhattan) that are already popular, especially with recent college graduates. These shows capitalize on the cities that college students, on the threshold of graduation,... Read More »
By Tami Luhby
NEW YORK -- Faced with greater demand but dwindling dollars, cities are leaning more on local employers to hire teens.
Boston, Philadelphia and Baltimore are among the places that have put hundreds more young people in private-sector jobs for the summer thanks to aggressive lobbying by mayors... Read More »
By MaryClaire Dale
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The union representing journalists at Philadelphia's two largest newspapers might challenge the latest round of newsroom cuts, which coincide with the company's possible sale. Read More »
For more than three dozen Boeing workers, it seems that making aircraft wasn't their favorite way of getting high.
A four-year investigation by federal agents turned up illegal sales of prescription drugs, including oxycodone and Xanax, at a Boeing plant near Philadelphia that makes military helicopters. Read More »
What kind of person can make the successful jump from another career into the wild-and-woolly world of political campaigns? Almost anyone, says John Philips, CEO of Aristotle, Inc, a Washington DC-based political consulting firm.
Phillips says that people typically join political campaigns for one of three... Read More »
You may not think "shrewd businesswoman" when you think of Pamela Anderson, but she's out to change your mind. You won't find her latest work on TV or in a centerfold; you have to head to one of 20,000 Rite-Aid, CVS/Pharmacy, Walgreen's, and Sears stores in the US.
After 15 years in development, Pamela Anderson... Read More »