Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2016 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Mon, 02 May 2016 04:26:16 EST Mon, 02 May 2016 04:26:16 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160429/LVB01/160429860&source=RSS Business ExxonMobil profits crash to lowest level since 1999 The last time ExxonMobil's profits were this low, Y2K was still a thing. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160429/LVB01/160429860&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160429/LVB01/160429861&source=RSS Nation Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal' On Thursday evening, two days after the House voted for designating the bison as the national mammal, the Senate also approved the bill. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160429/LVB01/160429861&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160429/LVB01/160429862&source=RSS World New fighting rocks Syria's second city State media say rebels shelled a mosque in the government-held district of Bab al-Faraj, killing eight people. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160429/LVB01/160429862&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160429/LVB01/160429863&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Moscow spending 1.32 million to create 'perfect weather' for May Day MOSCOW, April 28 UPI -- Russia's Kremlin has allocated more than 1 million toward technology that will guarantee good weather in the country's capital city for its May 1 festivities. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:40:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160429/LVB01/160429863&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160428/LVB01/160429875&source=RSS Talen abruptly closes park, land long used by public near Holtwood Dam Talen Energy has abruptly closed to the public 400 acres that include the Holtwood Park and Arboretum, as well as a trailhead for the popular Kelly's Run Trail, the county's only national recreational trail. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:30:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160428/LVB01/160429875&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160428/LVB01/160429876&source=RSS Allentown Council concurs 12 rental inspectors too few for the city Allentown City Bureau of Building Standards Safety Director Carmen Dragotta Wednesday evening shed more light on the status of the city's rental inspection program during council's Community and Economic Development Committee meeting. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160428/LVB01/160429876&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160428/LVB01/160429877&source=RSS Nation Tornadoes damage Central U.S. homes as more states brace for storms CNNA rash of severe weather tore through the central United States, destroying houses and ripping large trees out of the ground. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160428/LVB01/160429877&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160428/LVB01/160429878&source=RSS Business Priceline CEO resigns after at-work relationship The Priceline Group CEO Darren Huston resigned from the company Thursday after an in-house investigation into a relationship he had with a fellow employee. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160428/LVB01/160429878&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160428/LVB01/160429879&source=RSS World Deadly air strike hits doctors Without Borders hospital in Syria At least 14 patients and three doctors have been killed in an air strike on a hospital in the Syrian city of Aleppo, the charity Medecins sans Frontieres MSF says. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:47:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160428/LVB01/160429879&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160428/LVB01/160429880&source=RSS Out of the ordinary California woman caught walking dog while driving STOCKTON, Calif. , April 26 UPI -- A California woman captured video of another motorist walking her dog by holding its leash out of the car while driving down a Stockton road. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160428/LVB01/160429880&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160427/LVB01/160429891&source=RSS Renew Lehigh Valley holds talks on growing the local food economy Renew LV, a campaign to renew the Lehigh Valley, hosted a forum Monday evening in Williams Hall at Lehigh University entitled &#8220A Community Conversation on Food&#8221 as part of a day-long symposium that examined various avenues for growing the local fuel economy. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:10:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160427/LVB01/160429891&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160427/LVB01/160429892&source=RSS Nation Former House Speaker Hastert to be sentenced on Wednesday CHICAGO Reuters - Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert could be sent to prison for up to 5 years when he is sentenced on Wednesday by a federal judge for a financial crime related to accusations of sexual abuse when he was a high school wrestling coach decades ago. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160427/LVB01/160429892&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160427/LVB01/160429893&source=RSS Business Apple's iPhone sales sink for the first time ever last quarter On Tuesday afternoon, Apple reported that its sales and profit both fell last quarter -- a rarity for a company that has been growing at a rapid pace, even as it has become the largest technology company on the planet. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 08:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160427/LVB01/160429893&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160427/LVB01/160429894&source=RSS World Venezuela introduces two-day week to deal with energy crisis Venezuela's government has imposed a two-day working week for public sector workers as a temporary measure to help it overcome a serious energy crisis. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 08:49:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160427/LVB01/160429894&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160427/LVB01/160429895&source=RSS Out of the ordinary 12-year-old girl runs NY half-marathon by mistake ROCHESTER, N. Y. AP &#8212 A 12-year-old western New York girl has wound up running 10 extra miles after she got into the wrong road race. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 08:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160427/LVB01/160429895&source=RSS