Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:38:34 EST Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:38:34 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141031/LVB01/141039968&source=RSS Dorney Park Wildwater Kingdom adding new family ride, barbecue restaurant next year Dorney Park Wildwater Kingdom is adding a new attraction to the mix in 2015, park officials announced Thursday. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:10:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141031/LVB01/141039968&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141031/LVB01/141039969&source=RSS Business Exxon posts surpising profit jump on refining IRVING, Texas AP -- ExxonMobil Corp. profits rose 3 percent in the third quarter as strong refining performance offset lower revenues from falling oil prices and production. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:52:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141031/LVB01/141039969&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141031/LVB01/141039970&source=RSS US After capture, fugitive Eric Frein held at police barracks he allegedly ambushed CNN -- Terrified residents breathed a sigh of relief Friday after police arrested Eric Frein following a long manhunt in northeastern Pennsylvania -- and then held him at the same barracks where he allegedly ambushed state troopers last month. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141031/LVB01/141039970&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141031/LVB01/141039971&source=RSS World French town bans clowns after violent attacks A mayor in the south of France has banned clown disguises for a month, starting on Halloween, after several violent incidents involving teenagers dressed as clowns. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:45:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141031/LVB01/141039971&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141031/LVB01/141039972&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Police led to drug suspect by his dog BIRMINGHAM Ala. Reuters - Police in Alabama found a suspected drug dealer who was hiding in tall grass near his home after the man's dog, tail wagging enthusiastically, led officers to him, police said on Thursday. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141031/LVB01/141039972&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141030/LVB01/141039985&source=RSS Bethlehem Parking Authority rejects plans for East Broad Street garage The Bethlehem Parking Authority on Wednesday rejected three bids from developers seeking to build a parking garage on East Broad Street because the deals would cost the authority too much money. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:02:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141030/LVB01/141039985&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141030/LVB01/141039993&source=RSS Business National economy chugging along at 3.5 percent growth Gross domestic product, the broadest measure of economic activity, increased 3. 5 between July and September over the same period last year, according to the U. S. Commerce Department. It exceeded analysts' expectations and offered more proof of an economy gaining momentum. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141030/LVB01/141039993&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141030/LVB01/141039994&source=RSS US Military plane crashes near California base 1 dead PORT HUENEME, Calif. AP &#8212 A military jet on a training exercise crashed into an agricultural field off the Southern California coast on Wednesday, killing the pilot, authorities said. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:52:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141030/LVB01/141039994&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141030/LVB01/141039995&source=RSS World NATO reports rise in Russia military flights over Europe Nato has reported an unusual increase in Russian military aircraft conducting manoeuvres over European airspace over the last two days. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141030/LVB01/141039995&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141030/LVB01/141039996&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Man dressed as Teletubby breaks into home, steals food BETHLEHEM, Pa. AP &#8212 A student accused of breaking into a friend's Pennsylvania home while wearing a yellow Teletubby costume and stealing leftover food is facing charges. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:42:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141030/LVB01/141039996&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141029/LVB01/141029833&source=RSS Lehigh Valley jobs growth driven by transportation and warehousing sector Earlier this month, Walmart announced it would build a second distribution center in Bethlehem, just down the road from another distribution center under construction for online retailer Zulily. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141029/LVB01/141029833&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141029/LVB01/141029834&source=RSS Business How well did the Fed's stimulus work? NEW YORK &#8212 Soaring inflation. A collapsing dollar. Bubbles in financial markets that would soon pop. One presidential candidate even suggested that the Federal Reserve chairman should be roughed up. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:01:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141029/LVB01/141029834&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141029/LVB01/141029835&source=RSS US Rocket contracted by NASA explodes into fireball CNN -- When a rocket contracted by NASA burst into flames seconds after liftoff, its supplies for the International Space Station disappeared in an orange fireball. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:52:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141029/LVB01/141029835&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141029/LVB01/141029836&source=RSS World Zambian President Michael Sata dies in London Zambian President Michael Sata has died at the age of 77 after receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness, the government says. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:49:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141029/LVB01/141029836&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141029/LVB01/141029837&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Firm offers free beer to employees who complete timesheets Minneapolis ad agency is encouraging employees to fill out their timesheets with a machine that trades a completed sheet for a free glass of beer. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141029/LVB01/141029837&source=RSS