Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:39:01 EST Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:39:01 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140820/LVB01/140829988&source=RSS Business Russian downturn hits Europe's beer makers COPENHAGENBRUSSELS Reuters - Russia's drift toward recession has slashed Carlsberg's sales in the country, while fellow brewer Heineken escaped the worst thanks to its smaller exposure to eastern Europe. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140820/LVB01/140829988&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140820/LVB01/140829989&source=RSS US Patient tested in California for possible Ebola exposure CNN -- Another patient is being tested in the United States for possible Ebola exposure -- this time, in California. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:09:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140820/LVB01/140829989&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140820/LVB01/140829990&source=RSS World Western nations condemn beheading of journalist The US, UK and France have expressed abhorrence at the apparent beheading of American journalist James Foley by an Islamic State IS militant. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:04:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140820/LVB01/140829990&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140820/LVB01/140829991&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Albino crocodile named for Michael Jackson shot dead after eating fisherman DARWIN, Australia, Aug. 19 UPI -- An extremely rare albino-headed crocodile named for deceased pop legend Michael Jackson was killed in Australia after he ate a fisherman in front of his wife. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140820/LVB01/140829991&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140819/LVB01/140819843&source=RSS Perkasie Woods plan granted residential zoning Perkasie Borough Council approved a rezoning ordinance Monday that&#8217ll allow developers for Perkasie Woods to propose a housing development on a 16-acre property previously restricted to industrial use. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140819/LVB01/140819843&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140819/LVB01/140819844&source=RSS Business Strong spring sales help Home Depot beat estimates Reuters - Home Depot Inc , the world's largest home improvement chain, reported a better-than-expected 5. 8 percent rise in same-store sales as customers spent more on home repairs after a severe North American winter. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:43:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140819/LVB01/140819844&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140819/LVB01/140819845&source=RSS US Hospital network hacked 4.5 million records stolen Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals across the United States, announced on Monday that hackers recently broke into its computers and stole data on 4. 5 million patients. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:40:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140819/LVB01/140819845&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140819/LVB01/140819846&source=RSS World Liberia finds missing Ebola patients Seventeen suspected Ebola patients who went missing in Liberia after a health centre in the capital was attacked have been found, a minister has said. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:37:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140819/LVB01/140819846&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140819/LVB01/140819847&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Angry mom creates app so kids have to call her back HOUSTON, Aug. 18 UPI -- A Texas mom was so annoyed that her children were ignoring her calls and texts that she took it upon herself to create a cell phone app to make them respond. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:33:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140819/LVB01/140819847&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140818/LVB01/140819869&source=RSS Stone Brewing Co. makes it official No Lehigh Valley brewery It's official. Stone Brewing Co. 's new brewery, beer garden and distribution center won't be located in the Lehigh Valley. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:06:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140818/LVB01/140819869&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140818/LVB01/140819873&source=RSS US Governor Nixon orders National Guard to Ferguson FERGUSON, Mo. AP &#8212 Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets well ahead of a curfew. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:27:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140818/LVB01/140819873&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140818/LVB01/140819874&source=RSS Business Pop-up ad creator says he's sorry Hate pop-up ads? So does the guy who created them. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140818/LVB01/140819874&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140818/LVB01/140819876&source=RSS World Iraqi military claims control of Mosul dam There are conflicting reports about whether Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and Iraqi troops have fully retaken Mosul dam from Islamic State IS militants. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:13:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140818/LVB01/140819876&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140818/LVB01/140819877&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Second man sets house on fire while trying to kill spider BRIDGEND, Wales, Aug. 7 UPI -- A man from Wales apparently doesn't read UPI. com. . . Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:07:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140818/LVB01/140819877&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140818/LVB01/140819878&source=RSS Owner of Bethlehem's La Lupita Taqueria opening new Irish pub The owners of Bethlehem's La Lupita Taqueria are opening a second South Side restaurant. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:39:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140818/LVB01/140819878&source=RSS