Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2017 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:10:24 EST Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:10:24 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171023/LVB01/171029953&source=RSS Amazon says it received 238 proposals for 2nd headquarters NEW YORK AP &#8212 Amazon said Monday that it received 238 proposals from cities and regions in the United States, Canada and Mexico hoping to be the home of the company&#8217s second headquarters. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:32:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171023/LVB01/171029953&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171023/LVB01/171029958&source=RSS More businesses eye ex-felons, offer them 'a second chance' It was payday at Zippercord, and manager Jennifer Noble was handing out checks. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171023/LVB01/171029958&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171023/LVB01/171029959&source=RSS Business ATT extends deadline to close Time Warner deal ATT Inc T. N said on Monday it had extended by a &#8220short period&#8221 the deadline to close its proposed deal to acquire Time Warner Inc TWX. N, to buy time to get the required regulatory approvals for the deal. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:02:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171023/LVB01/171029959&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171023/LVB01/171029960&source=RSS Nation Loved ones say goodbye to Sgt. La David Johnson, US soldier slain in Niger Loved ones bid their farewells Saturday at a private funeral for Army Sgt. La David Johnson, one of four US soldiers killed in Niger, whose death has been at the center of a public dispute this week between President Donald Trump and a congresswoman. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171023/LVB01/171029960&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171023/LVB01/171029961&source=RSS World Japan PM Shinzo Abe promises to handle North Korea threat Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has promised strong counter-measures against North Korea, after winning a decisive victory in Sunday's election. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:52:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171023/LVB01/171029961&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171023/LVB01/171029962&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Canadian man fined 149 for singing 'Everybody Dance Now' in car A Canadian man was stopped by police for singing in his car and slapped with a 149 ticket. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171023/LVB01/171029962&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171020/LVB01/171029992&source=RSS South Whitehall begins transferring water authority powers S. WHITEHALL TWP. , Pa. - South Whitehall Township commissioners on Wednesday continued the process of dissolving the authority responsible for water and sewer operations in the township. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:40:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171020/LVB01/171029992&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171020/LVB01/171029993&source=RSS Business Singapore Airlines to finalize 13.8 billion Boeing order next week Singapore Airlines Ltd SIAL. SI said on Friday it will finalize an order for 39 Boeing Co BA. N aircraft worth 13. 8 billion at list prices when Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visits Washington D. C. next week. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:14:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171020/LVB01/171029993&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171020/LVB01/171029994&source=RSS Nation EPA abandons changes to renewable fuel program after lawmaker pressure NEW YORK Reuters - The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency has backed off a series of controversial changes to the nation's renewable fuel program after a massive backlash from corn-state lawmakers, the agency said in a letter to lawmakers seen by Reuters. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:07:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171020/LVB01/171029994&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171020/LVB01/171029995&source=RSS World New Zealand to hold cannabis referendum within three years New Zealand will hold a referendum on legalising the recreational use of cannabis in the next three years, its prime minister-elect has pledged. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171020/LVB01/171029995&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171020/LVB01/171029996&source=RSS Out of the ordinary 'Camel of Honor' takes part in 'hump day' wedding A Nebraska man surprised his new bride with a wedding party including a camel and other animals on Wednesday. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171020/LVB01/171029996&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171019/LVB01/171019842&source=RSS Longswamp residents react to possible warehouse project LONGSWAMP TWP. , Pa. - Things got heated at times as folks living in Longswamp Township and other taxpayers in the Brandywine Heights Area School District gathered in the high school auditorium Wednesday for a back and forth on the proposed construction of an East Penn Manufacturing facility. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:49:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171019/LVB01/171019842&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171019/LVB01/171019845&source=RSS Business GE expected to announce thousands of corporate job cuts John Flannery, the leader of General Electric Co. for just 2 and a half months, has already begun dismantling the legacy of his predecessor, including the planes. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:25:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171019/LVB01/171019845&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171019/LVB01/171019846&source=RSS Nation California legally recognizes a third gender on identification documents The state of California will now legally recognize non-binary as a third gender on official state identification documents. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171019/LVB01/171019846&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171019/LVB01/171019847&source=RSS World Spain moves to suspend Catalonia autonomy Spain is to start suspending Catalonia's autonomy from Saturday, as the region's leader threatens to declare independence. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171019/LVB01/171019847&source=RSS