Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2018 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:57:04 EST Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:57:04 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180924/LVB01/180929942&source=RSS Pennsylvania jobless rate hits 18-year low payrolls slip HARRISBURG, Pa. AP &#8212 Pennsylvania&#8217s unemployment rate hit a nearly two-decade low in August, even as payrolls slipped below July&#8217s record high. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:25:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180924/LVB01/180929942&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180924/LVB01/180929943&source=RSS Business Why the 'gig' economy may not be the workforce of the future WASHINGTON AP &#8212 The &#8220gig&#8221 economy might not be the new frontier for America&#8217s workforce after all. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180924/LVB01/180929943&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180924/LVB01/180929944&source=RSS Nation Dead fish scattered on the highway as floodwaters recede in North Carolina CNNNorth Carolina fire crews hosing down Interstate 40 after floodwaters receded found a stunning discovery Dead fish scattered across the highway. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:20:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180924/LVB01/180929944&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180924/LVB01/180929945&source=RSS World Congo rebel attack halts Ebola work Ebola prevention activities have been suspended in the Democratic Republic of Congo city of Beni after a deadly rebel attack. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180924/LVB01/180929945&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180924/LVB01/180929946&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Robot-made Rembrandt for sale PARIS Reuters - Robots can do many of the jobs previously performed by humans, but could they ever replace artists? Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:12:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180924/LVB01/180929946&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180921/LVB01/180929974&source=RSS Forks Supervisors grant preliminary approval for Knollwood Estates EASTON, Pa. - By a 3-2 vote and after five years of review and revisions, Forks Township Supervisors gave preliminary approval to Knollwood Estates on Thursday night. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:08:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180921/LVB01/180929974&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180921/LVB01/180929975&source=RSS Business Hurricane Florence impact to push up used-car prices Surging demand to replace vehicles damaged by Hurricane Florence will likely push up used car prices. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:03:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180921/LVB01/180929975&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180921/LVB01/180929976&source=RSS Nation Woman who killed 3 people at Rite Aid center was a disgruntled worker CNNA woman who shot dead three people at a Rite Aid distribution center in Maryland was a disgruntled employee working there temporarily, authorities said. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 08:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180921/LVB01/180929976&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180921/LVB01/180929977&source=RSS World Philippines landslide victims 'sent texts from underneath rubble' A landslide in the Philippines has killed at least 21 people and left dozens missing, with some texting for help from under the rubble, say police. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 08:56:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180921/LVB01/180929977&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180921/LVB01/180929978&source=RSS Out of the ordinary McDonald's pays Texas students 25,000 for viral poster prank McDonald's paid 25,000 to two Texas college students who hung a fake poster of themselves in the eatery for months. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 08:52:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180921/LVB01/180929978&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180920/LVB01/180929988&source=RSS 'Multiple victims' in shooting at Rite Aid distribution center in Maryland A shooting involving multiple victims has been reported at a Rite Aid distribution center near Aberdeen, Maryland, and one suspect is in custody, authorities said. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:39:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180920/LVB01/180929988&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180920/LVB01/180929992&source=RSS Muhlenberg uniform manufacturer Elbeco sells one plant, will close another Uniform manufacturer Elbeco Inc. has sold its factory in Missouri and announced it will shutter another facility in Schuylkill County. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:42:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180920/LVB01/180929992&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180920/LVB01/180929993&source=RSS Business Amazon considers opening up to 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021 Amazon is considering a plan to open as many as 3,000 new AmazonGo cashierless stores in the next few years, according to people familiar with matter, an aggressive and costly expansion that would threaten convenience chains like 7-Eleven Inc. , quick-service sandwich shops like Subway and Panera Bread, and mom-and-pop pizzerias and taco trucks. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:09:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180920/LVB01/180929993&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180920/LVB01/180929994&source=RSS Nation 'Multiple victims' in shooting at Rite Aid distribution center in Harford County, officials say Multiple victims&#8221 were shot at the Rite Aid distribution center in Maryland, officials confirmed. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:06:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180920/LVB01/180929994&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180920/LVB01/180929995&source=RSS World EU leaders warn time is running out for Brexit deal Time is running out for a Brexit deal, leaders of European countries have warned ahead of more talks in Salzburg. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:01:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180920/LVB01/180929995&source=RSS