Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2015 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Sun, 29 Mar 2015 01:59:33 EST Sun, 29 Mar 2015 01:59:33 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150327/LVB01/150329884&source=RSS Lawmaker questions Olympus scopes tied to 'superbug' outbreak A federal lawmaker is seeking details from the Center Valley manufacturer of medical scopes that have been linked to several superbug bacteria outbreaks at U. S. hospitals. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:21:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150327/LVB01/150329884&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150327/LVB01/150329887&source=RSS US Republican-controlled Senate approves budget plan WASHINGTON &#8212 The Republican-controlled Senate voted 52-46 along party lines early Friday morning to advance the first Republican budget in nearly a decade. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:02:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150327/LVB01/150329887&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150327/LVB01/150329888&source=RSS Business Google's new CFO gets 70 million Google snagged a star to be its new chief financial officer, and will pay her like one. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150327/LVB01/150329888&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150327/LVB01/150329889&source=RSS World German co-pilot hid illness from employers MONTABAUR, Germany AP &#8212 Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work the day he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain, prosecutors said Friday. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150327/LVB01/150329889&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150327/LVB01/150329890&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Seattle artists create rain-powered sidewalk paintings SEATTLE, March 26 UPI -- A group of Seattle artists are making the best of the city's famous weather with Rainworks, sidewalk art that only shows up when it rains. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150327/LVB01/150329890&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150326/LVB01/150329902&source=RSS Should developer David Jaindl serve on Lehigh Valley Planning Commission? Should Lehigh County developer David Jaindl be appointed to serve on the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission? Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150326/LVB01/150329902&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150326/LVB01/150329903&source=RSS Business Silicon Valley gender discrimination lawsuit goes to jury SAN FRANCISCO AP -- Jurors were set to begin their second day of deliberations on Thursday in a gender-bias case that has drawn attention to the treatment of women in Silicon Valley. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:32:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150326/LVB01/150329903&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150326/LVB01/150329904&source=RSS US New Bergdahl letter outlines torture Washington CNNHouse Speaker John Boehner said Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is innocent until proven guilty after the U. S. military charged him with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, but emphasized in an exclusive interview with CNN's Dana Bash that he was more concerned about the circumstances of his release. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:28:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150326/LVB01/150329904&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150326/LVB01/150329905&source=RSS World Alps plane crash may have been deliberate The co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed into the French Alps on Tuesday appeared to want to destroy the plane, French officials said. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:23:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150326/LVB01/150329905&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150326/LVB01/150329906&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Man gets 7M lottery ticket in get-well card NEW CITY, N. Y. AP &#8212 A Pennsylvania man recovering from surgery has won 7 million off a lottery ticket tucked into his get-well card. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:20:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150326/LVB01/150329906&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150325/LVB01/150329919&source=RSS The Express-Times and lehighvalleylive.com announce company structural changes Many of the employees of Penn Jersey Advance Publications, serving The Express-Times and its affiliated website, will become employees of NJ Advance Media NJAM beginning on May 1, newspaper officials announced Wednesday. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:31:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150325/LVB01/150329919&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150325/LVB01/150329920&source=RSS Business Kraft and Heinz to form North America's No. 3 food company Reuters - Kraft Foods Group Inc, the maker of Velveeta cheese, will merge with ketchup maker H. J. Heinz Co, owned by 3G Capital and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, to form North America's third-largest food and beverage company. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150325/LVB01/150329920&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150325/LVB01/150329921&source=RSS US Critics say Utah firing squad law tarnishes state's image SALT LAKE CITY AP -- Utah lawmakers say they took a pragmatic approach in approving the firing squad as a form of execution if lethal-injection drugs aren't available. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150325/LVB01/150329921&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150325/LVB01/150329922&source=RSS World Alps recovery operation resumes One of the black box recorders - recovered from a remote mountain ravine between Digne and Barcelonnette - has been damaged, officials said. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150325/LVB01/150329922&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150325/LVB01/150329923&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Moth lays eggs in reporter's ear during live broadcast WASHINGTON, March 24 UPI -- A Washington, D. C. , TV news reporter who drew the attention of an African moon moth while delivering a report at the Smithsonian said the insect laid eggs in his ear. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150325/LVB01/150329923&source=RSS