Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2017 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Tue, 17 Jan 2017 03:51:06 EST Tue, 17 Jan 2017 03:51:06 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/170119919&source=RSS Business Amazon to accept food stamps, taking on Wal-Mart The world of food stamps is about to go high-tech, and it may turn the grocery industry on its head. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:24:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/170119919&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/170119921&source=RSS World Dozens die as Turkish cargo jet hits homes A Turkish cargo plane flying from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing all four crew members and at least 33 people on the ground, officials say. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/170119921&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/170119922&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Truck company owner charged with evading 1 million in tolls NEWARK, N. J. AP &#8212 The owner of a New Jersey trucking company has been arrested while trying to board a flight to Aruba and charged with racking up more than 1 million of unpaid tolls and fees. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/170119922&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170113/LVB01/170119943&source=RSS Brodheadsville businessman brings open fire cooking to home setting We've all experienced the sound of a crackling fire, the sweet smell of wood and smoke filling the air. Now a local importer brings that feeling into home cooking. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:36:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170113/LVB01/170119943&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170113/LVB01/170119944&source=RSS Business United to stop flying 747s by end of year United Airlines is sending the &#8220queen of the skies&#8221 to an early retirement. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:03:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170113/LVB01/170119944&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170113/LVB01/170119945&source=RSS Nation U.S. states mull contraception coverage as Obamacare repeal looms Jan 12 Reuters - Growing numbers of U. S. states are seeking to ensure that women have continued access to free birth control in case the insurance benefit is dropped as part of President-elect Donald Trump's vow to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170113/LVB01/170119945&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170113/LVB01/170119946&source=RSS World Two charged in Belgium over Paris terror attacks CNNTwo suspects have been charged in connection with the November 2015 Paris attacks, Belgium's Federal Prosecutor said Thursday. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170113/LVB01/170119946&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170113/LVB01/170119947&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Indiana sanctuary lion gets cases of 'beer' for 21st birthday ALBION, Ind. , Jan. 12 UPI -- An Indiana animal sanctuary celebrated a lion named Mufasa's 21st birthday by presenting him with several cases of beer. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170113/LVB01/170119947&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170112/LVB01/170119960&source=RSS Gov. Tom Wolf closing residential mental health facilities, 734 to lose jobs, in budget crunch Five days after announcing he'd close two prisons amid a 1. 7 billion budget deficit, Gov. Tom Wolf plans to shutter residential mental health facilities, leading to 734 layoffs of state workers. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:32:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170112/LVB01/170119960&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170112/LVB01/170119961&source=RSS Business CVS generic competitor to EpiPen, sold at a sixth the price CVS is now selling a rival, generic version of Mylan's EpiPen at about a sixth of its price, just months after the maker of the life-saving allergy treatment was eviscerated before Congress because of its soaring cost to consumers. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170112/LVB01/170119961&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170112/LVB01/170119962&source=RSS Nation U.S. states mull contraception coverage as Obamacare repeal looms Reuters - Growing numbers of U. S. states are seeking to ensure that women have continued access to free birth control in case the insurance benefit is dropped as part of President-elect Donald Trump's vow to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:14:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170112/LVB01/170119962&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170112/LVB01/170119963&source=RSS World Taiwan deploys fighter jets as China enters Taiwan Strait CNNTaiwan on Wednesday deployed fighter jets, a surveillance aircraft and Navy frigates in response to the movement of China's lone aircraft carrier into the Taiwan Straits, according to Taiwan's state-run Central New Agency. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170112/LVB01/170119963&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170112/LVB01/170119964&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Echo device users complain newscast set off order for dollhouse, cookies WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 UPI -- Amazon Echo owners have reported that news anchors and other voices can accidentally activate the smart speaker. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:02:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170112/LVB01/170119964&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170111/LVB01/170119976&source=RSS Winter Market returns to Easton, now in Centre Square The Easton Farmers' Market Winter Market starts Saturday in Centre Square, and it's totally legal. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:47:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170111/LVB01/170119976&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170111/LVB01/170119978&source=RSS Business VW emissions-cheating deal could put employees in hot seat DETROIT AP -- The imminent criminal plea deal between Volkswagen and U. S. prosecutors in an emissions-cheating scandal could be bad news for one group of people VW employees who had a role in the deceit or subsequent cover-up. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:30:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170111/LVB01/170119978&source=RSS