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Pennsylvania tax revenue down more than $2 billion (Philadelphia Business Journal)
Pennsylvania and New Jersey state tax revenue fell in the third quarter compared to last year, largely due to residents earning and spending less, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Report: Job losses getting smaller (Philadelphia Business Journal)
The amount of announced job cuts plummeted in the second half of 2009, signaling an employment recovery in 2010, according to an outlook report by Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc.

Tylenol Expands Recall Of Arthritis Pain Caplets (WFMZ-TV, Allentown PA)
McNeil Consumer Healthcare, in consultation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, announced today it is expanding an earlier recall to include all bottles of Tylenol 100-count Arthritis Pain Caplets. Officials say the bottles can be easily identified by their distinctive red EZ-open cap.

Turnpike tolls going up Sunday (Lansdale PA Reporter)
Another Pennsylvania Turnpike toll increase takes effect this weekend at 12:01 a.m. on Sunday.

Bitter cold triggers Code Blue in Montgomery County (The Phoenix, Phoenixville PA)
With the windy winter air threatening to plummet temperatures into single digits overnight, Montgomery County Health Department declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency Tuesday that will last until noon Wednesday.

Deadline Approaching For PA Tax Rebate Program (WFMZ-TV, Allentown PA)
The last week of 2009 is the final period of time during which Pennsylvania homeowners can apply for some tax relief. Thursday, Dec. 31st is the application deadline for the Property Tax Rent Rebate Program, meant for people ages 65 and older, widows and widowers ages 50 and older, and people with disabilities.

AAA says gas prices stable but higher than last year (Philadelphia Business Journal)
AAA Mid-Atlantic expects gasoline prices to remain stable as 2009 comes to an end.

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