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Regional Task Force Is Formed To Take On Opioid Crisis

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The U.S. Attorney for Eastern Pennsylvania has announced the formation of a regional task force to take on the opioid crisis.

U.S. Attorney Lou Lappen was joined by district attorneys from the surrounding counties and beyond as he laid out their plans to share resources and develop strategies to battle opioid abuse. 146 more words


Phillies Equipment Truck Departs For Spring Training

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Eagles’ Super Bowl victory celebration has cast a large shadow over the team that plays across Pattison Avenue as the Phillies made their first move to Florida and Spring Training on Friday. 167 more words


Scheduled Opening Of Center City Rail Park Delayed

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The scheduled opening of the Center City Rail Park has been pushed back. Project leaders have been told a pedestrian bridge over 13th Street will have to be replaced. 207 more words


Super Bowl Meant Big Business For Philadelphia-Area Bars, Restaurants

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Super Bowl proved to be a bonanza for many area restaurants and taverns.

The Super Bowl is traditionally more of a home party event, but when your team is playing in the big game there’s also a big rush to favorite watering holes. 125 more words


Crash Or Correction? Expert's Advice On Surviving Volatile Wall Street Developments

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Investors of all stripes are nervously watching the stock market after two days of huge losses.

Wall Street is dealing with a correction, not a crash, says Morgan Stanley’s Bob Manning and despite the Dow’s 1,100-point loss on Monday this is no time to panic. 121 more words


New Jersey Beer Awarded 'America's Best Beer'

NEW JERSEY (CBS) — A Jersey Shore brewery has won a major national award.

Unleash 20 varieties of wild yeast on a dry belgian ale, and you create a sour blonde ale that Cape May Brewery named The Topsail, and what Beer Connoisseur has called “America’s Best Beer.” 142 more words


Exploring The Story Behind 'Dilly Dilly'

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Super Bowl LII will feature dozens of new commercials, and perhaps a new version of the most popular commercial of 2017.

There were no focus groups or analytics involved in the creation, just two New York ad agency employees bouncing ideas off one another for a commercial called “Banquet.” … 112 more words