Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2016 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Sat, 13 Feb 2016 01:38:20 EST Sat, 13 Feb 2016 01:38:20 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160212/LVB01/160219956&source=RSS Health science building will rise on Moravian's campus Moravian College's plan to construct a health sciences building on its campus was approved Thursday afternoon by the Bethlehem Planning Commission. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160212/LVB01/160219956&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160212/LVB01/160219957&source=RSS Business Retail sales rise as consumers shrug off stock price drop WASHINGTON AP -- U. S. retail sales rose modestly in January, evidence that Americans kept shopping despite sharp drops in stock prices. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160212/LVB01/160219957&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160212/LVB01/160219958&source=RSS Nation Five U.S. law enforcement officers shot dead within days CNNGunfire claimed the lives of at least five on-duty officers in an unusually deadly week for U. S. law enforcement. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:39:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160212/LVB01/160219958&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160212/LVB01/160219959&source=RSS World UN says Syrian siege aid could start within 24 hours The UN says it hopes to start delivering aid to some besieged areas in Syria within the next 24 hours. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:36:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160212/LVB01/160219959&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160212/LVB01/160219960&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Seeming Fitbit malfunction leads to pregnancy discovery NEW YORK, Feb. 11 UPI -- A New York man who sought help on Reddit when his wife's Fitbit appeared to be malfunctioning received some unexpectedly good news -- she was pregnant. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:33:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160212/LVB01/160219960&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160212/LVB01/160219963&source=RSS Easton mayor halts parking space rentals at Pine Street deck With new restaurants and apartments coming to Downtown Easton, parking is at a premium. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:07:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160212/LVB01/160219963&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160211/LVB01/160219977&source=RSS Bethlehem merchants 'not wild' about raising parking rate Downtown Bethlehem merchants are mixed on proposed parking rate hikes for the city's garages and surface lots. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:18:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160211/LVB01/160219977&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160211/LVB01/160219978&source=RSS Business Burger King looks to get into hot dog biz NEW YORK AP -- Burger King is looking for a new crown Hot Dog King. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:01:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160211/LVB01/160219978&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160211/LVB01/160219979&source=RSS Nation Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy arrested Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, the father of Ammon Bundy, the leader of the occupation at an Oregon wildlife refuge, has been arrested after flying into Portland International Airport. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:56:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160211/LVB01/160219979&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160211/LVB01/160219980&source=RSS World North Korea to cut hotlines with South amid Kaesong shutdown North Korea has vowed to cut two key communication hotlines with the South, amid rising tensions after Pyongyang's recent rocket and nuclear tests. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:50:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160211/LVB01/160219980&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160211/LVB01/160219981&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho BOISE, Idaho AP &#8212 Thousands of snowballs rolled in a flat central Idaho field look like the work of hundreds of ambitious kids &#8212 except there are no human tracks. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160211/LVB01/160219981&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160210/LVB01/160219992&source=RSS Doylestown lawyer convicted of insider trading PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Atty. Herbert Sudfeld of Doylestown was convicted Monday on federal charges of insider trading and making a false statement. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:39:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160210/LVB01/160219992&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160210/LVB01/160219993&source=RSS Business Audi, BMW sell fewer luxury cars than Mercedes Germany's Audi VOWGp. DE and BMW BMWG. DE sold fewer vehicles in January than luxury rival Mercedes-Benz, which has benefited from a continued surge in Chinese demand for its compact cars and sport-utility vehicles SUV. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:01:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160210/LVB01/160219993&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160210/LVB01/160219994&source=RSS Nation Outsiders sweep to victory in New Hampshire CNNRepublican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to thumping outsider victories in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, seizing on the fury of grass-roots voters to rock the elites who control American politics. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:58:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160210/LVB01/160219994&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160210/LVB01/160219995&source=RSS World French MPs back removing citizenship from terorrists French MPs have narrowly approved the first stage of a proposal to enable people convicted of terrorism offences to be stripped of their nationality. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:52:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160210/LVB01/160219995&source=RSS