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Want to see if the British plundered your house during the Revolutionary War? Now you can.

Chester County historians revealed a 5-year project mapping out property lines to put together a more complete picture of the Battle of Brandywine during the Revolutionary War.

U.S. Steel’s once-mighty Fairless Works gets epic makeover to become e-commerce warehouses

Kansas City, Mo.-based Northfield Development has plans to invest $1.5 billion to develop 15 million square feet on U.S. Steel's former Fairless Works in Falls Township, Bucks County.

Body-cam video from officers who fatally shot Walter Wallace Jr. expected to be released end of next week; Philly will hold hearing on response to mental health crises

Philly officials said a curfew will not be in place Thursday night into Friday, but urged people to remain home unless travel was absolutely necessary.

Break-ins at dozens of Philly pharmacies have owners — and customers — shaken

Pharmacies have been hit hard by break-ins in the past week.

In the aftermath of damage and theft, worried and weary business owners take stock

Merchants got down to the task for cleaning up after a burst of break-ins and vandalism in stores.

Holiday spending expected to decrease during the pandemic, survey shows

The average household is projected to spend $1,387 in 2020, a 7% decrease over last year.

A Philly sports clothing firm picks its first female CEO and tasks her with ‘making people aware that we exist’

Boathouse Sports, the athletic apparel firm that makes outerwear for sports teams, hired a new CEO. The firm is a throwback to the city’s all-but vanished past as a major clothing center.

Ex-Advanta CEO offers Philly-area estate for auction

Arbor Hill, a sprawling Fort Washington estate owned by Dennis Alter, the former CEO of the credit card lending company Advanta, is up for auction.

Pandemic demand challenges Pennsylvania’s dog industry and oversight

As people nationwide hanker after dogs during the coronavirus pandemic, Pennsylvania's Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement is struggling with a critically low budget.

Protest morale needs to remain high after Breonna Taylor grand jury decision, Philly organizers say

Rage continued to boil among Black activists Saturday, days after a Kentucky grand jury declined to indict the three white Louisville police officers in the death of Breonna Taylor.