Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:03:02 EST Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:03:02 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141121/LVB01/141129962&source=RSS Forks wants answers on Columbia gas compressor Forks Township supervisors say they want to meet with Columbia Gas Corp. to get answers about the company's plans to expand its compressor station in Northampton County. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:52:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141121/LVB01/141129962&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141121/LVB01/141129977&source=RSS Business Gap taking a page from Sears' playbook Gap GPS is getting clobbered this morning after the San Francisco-based basic apparel pioneers posted another disappointing quarter. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:09:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141121/LVB01/141129977&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141121/LVB01/141129978&source=RSS US High-skilled immigration fixes are just a band-aid President Obama gave more than a nod to the tech community in his highly anticipated speech on immigration Thursday evening. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:04:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141121/LVB01/141129978&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141121/LVB01/141129979&source=RSS World Zimbabwe crowd stampedes after church service Eleven people have been killed in a stampede after a religious service in a stadium in Zimbabwe, police say. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:01:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141121/LVB01/141129979&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141121/LVB01/141129980&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Poo-powered bus takes to the streets in Britain BATH, England, Nov. 20 UPI -- The sewage company behind Britain's first poo-powered Bio-Bus said the vehicle can run up to 186 miles on one tank of fuel from human and food waste. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:56:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141121/LVB01/141129980&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141120/LVB01/141129993&source=RSS US Gunman shoots three students at Florida State, is killed TALLAHASSEE &#8212 Three students were shot early Thursday at a Florida State University library before campus police killed the gunman, Tallahassee police said. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:10:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141120/LVB01/141129993&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141120/LVB01/141129994&source=RSS Business Dollar Tree quarterly same-store sales grow most since 2011 Dollar Tree's net income rose 6 percent to 133 million, or 64 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Nov. 1. Net sales rose 11 percent to 2. 1 billion. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:07:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141120/LVB01/141129994&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141120/LVB01/141129995&source=RSS World North Korea responds to UN with nuclear test threat North Korea has threatened to conduct a nuclear test in response to a United Nations move towards a probe into the country's human rights violations. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141120/LVB01/141129995&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141120/LVB01/141129996&source=RSS Out of the ordinary 'Street Pong' passes the time at German crosswalk HILDESHEIM, Germany, Nov. 19 UPI -- An intersection in a northern German city has become the first to allow pedestrians to face off in a Street Pong video game while waiting for a walk signal. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141120/LVB01/141129996&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141119/LVB01/141119836&source=RSS Intel buys Lehigh Valley facility for 650M The sale of Avago Technologies' Lehigh Valley facility to technology giant Intel Corp. has been completed for 650 million, the companies announced Tuesday. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141119/LVB01/141119836&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141119/LVB01/141119837&source=RSS Business Senate defeats Keystone XL pipeline The Democrat-controlled Senate failed to gather the 60 votes it needed to approve the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The Senate's 59-41 vote Tuesday night was a nail-biter to the end. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141119/LVB01/141119837&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141119/LVB01/141119838&source=RSS US Snowstorms, frigid temps hammer half of the nation death toll reaches five CNN -- Snowstorms and record low temperatures whacked much of the country this week -- and there's more havoc coming Wednesday. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141119/LVB01/141119838&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141119/LVB01/141119839&source=RSS World UK to lead moon landing funded by public contributions A British-led consortium has outlined its plans to land a robotic probe on the Moon in 10 years' time. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141119/LVB01/141119839&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141119/LVB01/141119840&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Sanitation workers find ring flushed down toilet by child UNION CITY, Calif. AP &#8212 Sanitation workers have returned an heirloom diamond and sapphire ring to a San Francisco Bay Area family whose 3-year-old son flushed it down the toilet. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141119/LVB01/141119840&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141118/LVB01/141119854&source=RSS Emmaus takes another small step on Fields at Indian Creek Another small step forward was taken on the proposed Fields at Indian Creek housing development by Emmaus borough council Monday night. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141118/LVB01/141119854&source=RSS