Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2015 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:20:10 EST Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:20:10 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150731/LVB01/150739972&source=RSS LVPC executive director finds governor's advisory board 'impressive' ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Calling it a &#8220real honor&#8221 to serve on Governor Wolf&#8217s newly formed advisory board on economic development, Lehigh Valley Planning Commission LVPC Executive Director Becky Bradley described her first meeting with the governor and fellow advisory board members earlier Thursday in Harrisburg as an. . . Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:07:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150731/LVB01/150739972&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150731/LVB01/150739973&source=RSS US Army faces recruit deficit, may miss '15 goal WASHINGTON &#8212 The Army is nearly 14 short of the recruits it will need to fill its ranks, marking the first time in six years &#8212 and only the third in the last 20 &#8212 that it may fall short of its recruiting goal for the year. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150731/LVB01/150739973&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150731/LVB01/150739974&source=RSS World Zimbabwe seeks lion-killer's extradition The US dentist who killed a lion in Zimbabwe should be extradited to face charges, Zimbabwe's Environment Minister Oppah Muchinguri has said. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:56:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150731/LVB01/150739974&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150731/LVB01/150739975&source=RSS Business Exxon quarterly profit slides 52 percent on low prices Reuters - Exxon Mobil Corp XOM. N, the world's largest publicly traded oil company, on Friday reported a 52 percent slide in second-quarter profit as tumbling crude oil prices weighed on results. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150731/LVB01/150739975&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150731/LVB01/150739976&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Toddler obsessed with personal injury lawyer gets dream birthday It's always hard trying to nail a theme for your kid's birthday party. Does he still like Minions? Is he as into Jake and the Pirate's as he used to be? Children are finicky and their interests change every day. One mom from Louisiana had no problem figuring out what to do for her child. L'erin Dobra's toddler has a very unique interest personal. . . Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:31:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150731/LVB01/150739976&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150730/LVB01/150739990&source=RSS US Hope for miracle dims but search goes on for missing boys TEQUESTA, Fla. AP -- Families hoped for a miracle even as science nagged that one was improbable and rescue crews went into a seventh day of searches Thursday for two teens missing at sea. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:29:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150730/LVB01/150739990&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150730/LVB01/150739991&source=RSS Business CVS, IBM partner for technology-based health care CVS Health and IBM announced Thursday they will join forces to improve health care management services to patients with chronic diseases with the help of advanced technology. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:23:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150730/LVB01/150739991&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150730/LVB01/150739992&source=RSS World MH370 search Debris found on Reunion being sent to France Debris found on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion is to be transported to France to find out whether it is from the missing airliner MH370, Malaysia's prime minister has said. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:20:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150730/LVB01/150739992&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150730/LVB01/150739993&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Summer snow turns Wyoming mountains into winter wonderland TETON VILLAGE, Wyo. AP &#8212 The middle of summer looked like the middle of winter in the mountains of western Wyoming. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150730/LVB01/150739993&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150729/LVB01/150729833&source=RSS Looper's bar in Bethlehem to become Southside 313 Bar Grill Looper's Grille and Bar in Bethlehem has closed and a new restaurant will be opening in its place. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:47:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150729/LVB01/150729833&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150729/LVB01/150729834&source=RSS Business Chevron to lay off 1,500 workers amidst oil price slump Chevron Corp, the second-largest U. S. oil company, said on Tuesday it would lay off 1,500 employees, about 2 percent of its global work force, as it trims costs to offset declining crude prices. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:43:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150729/LVB01/150729834&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150729/LVB01/150729835&source=RSS US Average age of cars on nation's roads breaks record The average age of vehicles on the road in the U. S. is rising, even as consumers snap up more new vehicles -- a paradox attributable to substantial increases in reliability. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:37:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150729/LVB01/150729835&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150729/LVB01/150729836&source=RSS World Afghanistan probes Mullah Omar death claim The Afghan government is investigating new reports that Taliban leader Mullah Omar has died, a spokesman said. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:34:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150729/LVB01/150729836&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150729/LVB01/150729837&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Bouquet-seeking wedding guest drops baby WELLINGTON, New Zealand, July 28 UPI -- A young wedding guest desperate to catch the bride's bouquet was caught on camera dropping a baby to dive for the flowers. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:29:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150729/LVB01/150729837&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150728/LVB01/150729856&source=RSS Emmaus OKs bond to buy Rodale sites for new Borough Hall Emmaus took a big step toward the purchase of three Rodale properties on Minor Street, where it plans to relocate Borough Hall. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:33:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150728/LVB01/150729856&source=RSS