Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2016 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Tue, 09 Feb 2016 04:50:30 EST Tue, 09 Feb 2016 04:50:30 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160208/LVB01/160209894&source=RSS Three Berks steel executives ordered to repay government in highway construction fraud Two Kutztown men who funneled business to their family's steel construction firm by using a shell company to qualify as a disadvantaged business must repay the government 1 million. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 09:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160208/LVB01/160209894&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160208/LVB01/160209895&source=RSS Business Verizon CEO confirms interest in buying Yahoo Verizon Communications chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam spoke with Jim Cramer of CNBC's Mad Money on Friday, and confirmed the company is considering a bid for Yahoo. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 08:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160208/LVB01/160209895&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160208/LVB01/160209896&source=RSS Nation Florida's giant Powerball jackpot still unclaimed MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. -- The excitement may have died down but the person who purchased a historic winning Powerball ticket in Melbourne Beach has yet to step forward to claim their share of the coveted prize. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160208/LVB01/160209896&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160208/LVB01/160209897&source=RSS World 35 dead off Turkey as two migrant boats sink Two boats on their way to Greece have capsized near Turkey, killing at least 35 migrants, Turkish media say. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 08:50:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160208/LVB01/160209897&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160208/LVB01/160209898&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Scientists investigate possible meteorite death CHENNAI Reuters - Indian scientists are investigating whether a man was killed by a meteorite, which if confirmed would be the first recorded death from falling fragments of space rock in almost 200 years. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 08:47:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160208/LVB01/160209898&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209911&source=RSS Martin Guitar responds to 'Hateful Eight' destruction of antique guitar on loan from museum Reverb&#8217s story &#8220The Hateful Eight&#8221 Hates on Six Strings&#8221 contains information about the destruction of the priceless 145-years-old instrument that Dick Boak, director of the museum, archives and special projects for C. F. Martin Co. , says the company was not previously aware of. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 11:36:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209911&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209914&source=RSS Upper Milford approves contingency directions on fields at Indian Creek development UPPER MILFORD TWP. , Pa. - The Upper Milford Township Board of Supervisors Thursday offered their approval on three preliminary plan revisions for the Fields at Indian Creek age 55-plus housing development. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 10:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209914&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209916&source=RSS Business U.S. banks targeted by activist investors on merger wave hopes Activist investors are putting the U. S. banking sector in their crosshairs, betting that headwinds whipping through the industry will accelerate consolidation among lenders. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:08:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209916&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209917&source=RSS Nation NFL cheerleaders scoring victories in labor lawsuits SAN FRANCISCO &#8212 Not far from Super Bowl 50 festivities, NFL cheerleaders have inspired a battle cry. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:04:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209917&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209918&source=RSS World Changes in French spelling cause uproar The Academie Francaise proposed changes in 1990, including the deletion of the circumflex accent &#710 and hyphens in some words, but they were optional. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209918&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209919&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Cat burglar steals actual cat TROY, Vt. AP &#8212 Vermont State Police have arrested a 54-year-old man in connection with taking a cat from a home. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209919&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209930&source=RSS Federal investigators are widening their probe into Reading's City Hall. It's not exactly clear what the feds are looking for, but the ongoing corruption probe has been focused on pay-to-play. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 09:01:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209930&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209931&source=RSS Business Credit Suisse shares crash to 25-year low Credit Suisse shares plunged to a 25-year low after the bank slumped to its first annual loss since 2008 and said it would cut 4,000 jobs. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209931&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209932&source=RSS Nation Fla. gov declares Zika health emergency in four counties FORT MYERS, Fla. &#8212 Gov. Rick Scott has declared a public health emergency in four Florida counties that have identified cases of Zika virus infections. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209932&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209933&source=RSS World Donors pledge billions for Syrian refugees Billions of dollars have been pledged in aid for refugees from war-torn Syria on the first day of a donor conference. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:50:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209933&source=RSS