Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2016 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Sun, 28 Aug 2016 02:57:00 EST Sun, 28 Aug 2016 02:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160826/LVB01/160829905&source=RSS LVPC reviews letter to US Dept. of Transportation over proposed metro planning rule ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission LVPC Thursday reviewed nearly a dozen letters it plans on forwarding to the U. S. Dept. of Transportation as part of a 60-day public comment period ending Aug. 26 regarding the fed's proposal of implementing a new east coast nine states mega-region metropolitan planning organization which. . . Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:56:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160826/LVB01/160829905&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160826/LVB01/160829906&source=RSS Business ITT Tech campuses look doomed after education department sanctions In what could spell the end for yet another for-profit giant, the U. S. Department of Education Thursday announced that the operator of ITT Technical Institute campuses can no longer enroll students who rely on federal loans to cover tuition. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160826/LVB01/160829906&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160826/LVB01/160829907&source=RSS Nation New York heroin seizure a 'substantial' dent in opioid epidemic CNNEnsconced in the axle of a painted-over tractor trailer, the more than 65 pounds of heroin were smuggled across the Mexican border with Texas and transported across the country to a house nestled in the woods 30 miles north of New York City. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160826/LVB01/160829907&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160826/LVB01/160829908&source=RSS World Deadly blast kills police in Turkey A car bomb has hit police headquarters in Cizre, south-east Turkey, killing 11 policemen and injuring 78. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:42:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160826/LVB01/160829908&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160826/LVB01/160829909&source=RSS Out of the ordinary 100-year-old tortoise walks 6.5 miles for romance with plastic dome FRESNO, Calif. , Aug. 23 UPI -- A 100-year-old tortoise that escaped her owner's California yard was found 6 12 miles away attempting to romantically court a small dome. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:39:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160826/LVB01/160829909&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829922&source=RSS Easton sets sights on Centre Square and Wood Avenue projects EASTON, Pa. - City officials are looking for a 400,000 state grant to improve Centre Square and another 1. 1 million in grants for improvements to the traffic nightmare on Wood Avenue. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:34:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829922&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829923&source=RSS Nation Mobile homes returning to Louisiana after deadly flooding BATON ROUGE, La. &#8212 Mobile homes will fill front yards across southern Louisiana again, just like after Hurricane Katrina, as federal authorities bring in temporary housing for thousands of people displaced by catastrophic flooding. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:04:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829923&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829924&source=RSS Business Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordable The drugmaker is caught at the center of a firestorm over the rising price of prescription drugs. Mylan had raised a standard two-pack of EpiPens to about 600 over the past several years. It had cost 100 in 2009. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:01:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829924&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829925&source=RSS World Italy earthquake death toll passes 240 as rescue efforts continue The death toll in the Italian earthquake stands at 241 as thousands of rescuers continue efforts to find survivors. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829925&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829926&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Nigerian man faces charges for naming his dog after president ONITSHA, Nigeria Reuters - A Nigerian man is being charged for provoking people and breach of peace by naming his dog after President Muhammadu Buhari and painting the name twice on the pet, police said on Wednesday. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829926&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829937&source=RSS Palmer Township supervisors approve minor changes to Amazon warehouse site plan Palmer Township supervisors Tuesday night unanimously approved a revised site plan for a recently completed 1. 1-million-square-foot warehouse on Van Buren Road to be occupied by Amazon. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829937&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829938&source=RSS Business IBM revives its fight with Intel over server chip dominance IBM Revives Its Fight With Intel Over Server Chip Dominance Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829938&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829939&source=RSS Nation Uncertain future for baby born in US with Zika-related complications CNNThroughout her pregnancy, Maria Mendoza, who currently lives in Miami, anguished about her baby's health. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829939&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829940&source=RSS World Earthquake in central Italy leaves at least 38 dead A magnitude 6. 2 earthquake has struck central Italy, leaving at least 38 people dead and 150 missing, as rescuers search for survivors. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:40:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829940&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829941&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Dog re-elected as mayor of Minnesota town CORMORANT, Minn. AP &#8212 The four-legged mayor of a northwestern Minnesota village greets voters like a true politician. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:38:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829941&source=RSS