Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2017 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Sat, 29 Apr 2017 07:16:24 EST Sat, 29 Apr 2017 07:16:24 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170428/LVB01/170429861&source=RSS Construction of long-awaited Billy's diner in Easton could begin this summer EASTON &#8211 Construction of a long-awaited Billy's Diner on the first floor of Easton's City Hall could be under way by summer. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:29:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170428/LVB01/170429861&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170428/LVB01/170429862&source=RSS Business GM is motoring, profit spikes 34 perccent on U.S. truck, SUV sales DETROIT AP -- Rising sales of high-profit trucks and SUVs in the U. S. helped push General Motors to a first-quarter profit record as the company put up 2. 6 billion in net income. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:25:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170428/LVB01/170429862&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170428/LVB01/170429863&source=RSS Nation Arkansas executes fourth inmate in eight days Arkansas put to death its fourth inmate in eight days Thursday night after the U. S. Supreme Court denied a stay of execution for a condemned killer. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170428/LVB01/170429863&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170428/LVB01/170429864&source=RSS World Female Islamic clerics in Indonesia issue rare child marriage fatwa Female Islamic clerics in Indonesia have issued an unprecedented fatwa against child marriage. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:14:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170428/LVB01/170429864&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170428/LVB01/170429865&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Oregon police respond to report of cat armed with gun-shaped stick April 27 UPI -- Police in Oregon issued a verbal warning to a cat reportedly seen armed with a gun-shaped stick. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:06:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170428/LVB01/170429865&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170427/LVB01/170429881&source=RSS More than 100 Hispanic-owned businesses plan Reading strike More than 100 Hispanic-owned businesses in and around the eastern Pennsylvania city of Reading plan to close on May 1. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:58:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170427/LVB01/170429881&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170427/LVB01/170429882&source=RSS Business United to offer passengers up to 10,000 to surrender seats United Airlines said on Thursday it would offer passengers who volunteer to forfeit their seats on overbooked flights up to 10,000 as part of the carrier's efforts to repair the damage from the rough removal of a passenger. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:18:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170427/LVB01/170429882&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170427/LVB01/170429883&source=RSS Nation Remote Utah school district offers 80,000 teaching salaries MONTEZUMA CREEK, Utah -- A school district in southeastern Utah is in the middle of a test program to see if offering salaries of up to 80,000 can persuade teachers to stay at an elementary school near the Utah-Colorado border. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170427/LVB01/170429883&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170427/LVB01/170429884&source=RSS World Israeli strike hits military site near Damascus airport An Israeli missile strike has caused a large explosion and fire at a military site near Damascus international airport, Syrian state media report. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:02:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170427/LVB01/170429884&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170427/LVB01/170429885&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Portland restaurant creates 101-cheese pizza April 26 UPI -- A restaurant in Oregon created a Ninja Turtles-inspired pizza made using more than 100 different types of cheese. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:47:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170427/LVB01/170429885&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170426/LVB01/170429899&source=RSS Hanover Township hears Turkey Hill liquor license request HANOVER TWP. , Pa. - The Hanover Township Board of Supervisors have to decide how convenient they want to make alcohol sales in their township. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:31:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170426/LVB01/170429899&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170426/LVB01/170429900&source=RSS Nation Air Force to test intercontinental missile Wednesday The Air Force will test launch a nuclear-tip capable intercontinental ballistic missile from California on Wednesday, according to a new report Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:20:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170426/LVB01/170429900&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170426/LVB01/170429901&source=RSS Business Coca-Cola to cut 1,200 jobs as sales slump Coca-Cola's sales continue to fizzle -- and the company is planning to cut 1,200 jobs to try and get back on track. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170426/LVB01/170429901&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170426/LVB01/170429902&source=RSS World Turkey arrests 1,000 in raids targeting coup suspects Police have arrested 1,000 people suspected of being part of a movement blamed for the failed 2016 coup. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:10:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170426/LVB01/170429902&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170426/LVB01/170429903&source=RSS Out of the ordinary World's last male northern white rhino gets help from Tinder NAIROBI, Kenya AP &#8212 The world's last male northern white rhino has joined the Tinder dating app as wildlife experts make a last-chance breeding effort to keep his species alive. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170426/LVB01/170429903&source=RSS