Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:01:45 EST Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:01:45 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141124/LVB01/141129947&source=RSS Thanksgiving is the new Black Friday for some Adam Soltys worked in retail for years, with his last job ending for a major electronics chain about the time they started going to the whole Thanksgiving-opening stuff. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141124/LVB01/141129947&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141124/LVB01/141129948&source=RSS Business Europe to vote on Google breakup proposal Google controls 90 of all Web searches in Europe, giving it unequaled power it doesn't enjoy in the United States. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:58:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141124/LVB01/141129948&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141124/LVB01/141129949&source=RSS US Ferguson grand jury evidence may not be released after all ST. LOUIS &#8212 The wait continues for the St. Louis County grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting case, but on Sunday KSDK-TV learned that the evidence the panel is hearing may not be released after all. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141124/LVB01/141129949&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141124/LVB01/141129950&source=RSS World Oil price slide and sanctions cost Russia 140B The falling oil price is costing Russia up to 100bn a year, while Western sanctions have hit the country by 40bn, its finance minister has said. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:50:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141124/LVB01/141129950&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141124/LVB01/141129951&source=RSS Out of the ordinary City's 'ugly' Christmas tree prompts public outcry READING, Pa. AP &#8212 A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:36:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141124/LVB01/141129951&source=RSS 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