Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2017 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:42:32 EST Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:42:32 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170324/LVB01/170329912&source=RSS New St. Luke's hospital to be built in Milford Twp. MILFORD TWP. , Pa. - St. Luke's University Health Network is planning to build a new acute care community hospital in Bucks County. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:47:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170324/LVB01/170329912&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170324/LVB01/170329915&source=RSS Newest downtown apartments set to open in Easton From the outside, the five-story property at 16 Centre Square is still the confounding mid-century conversion that took a unique curved-front Downtown Easton building and devolved it to a tan-brick generic rectangle. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:25:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170324/LVB01/170329915&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170324/LVB01/170329916&source=RSS Business Sears' plan to sell brands no salve for financial woes Sears' plan to avoid bankruptcy in part by selling off or licensing brands including Kenmore and DieHard may prove difficult because of changing consumer tastes and possible legal roadblocks. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170324/LVB01/170329916&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170324/LVB01/170329917&source=RSS Nation U.S. workers face higher risk of being replaced by robots. Here's why Millions of workers around the world are at risk of losing their jobs to robots -- but Americans should be particularly worried. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170324/LVB01/170329917&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170324/LVB01/170329918&source=RSS World Egypt's Hosni Mubarak freed after six years in detention Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170324/LVB01/170329918&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170324/LVB01/170329919&source=RSS Out of the ordinary British brewery uses customers' DNA profiles to create custom brews March 23 UPI -- A British brewery is offering customers the chance to sample beers created specifically for them using genetic profile data from the customer's DNA. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:47:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170324/LVB01/170329919&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170323/LVB01/170329932&source=RSS Tax appeal to save City Center 372,000 a year City Center Investment Corp. will save 372,000 a year on real estate taxes under a settlement that lowered the assessed value of three of its buildings in Allentown's Neighborhood Improvement Zone. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:07:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170323/LVB01/170329932&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170323/LVB01/170329933&source=RSS Business As Sears falters, shadow darkens over malls CALUMET CITY, Ill. &#8212To say that that the River Oaks Center, a sprawling mall in this blue-collar suburb of Chicago, has seen better days is an understatement. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170323/LVB01/170329933&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170323/LVB01/170329934&source=RSS Nation Kochs pledge millions to GOPers in 2018 -- if they vote no on health care bill Washington CNN In a last-minute effort to sink the Republican health care bill, a powerful network of conservative donors said Wednesday it would create a new fund for Republican 2018 reelection races -- but they'll only open it up to GOPers who vote against the bill. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170323/LVB01/170329934&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170323/LVB01/170329935&source=RSS World British-born London attacker 'known to MI5' The Westminster attacker was British-born and known to the police and intelligence services, the prime minister has revealed. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:43:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170323/LVB01/170329935&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170323/LVB01/170329936&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Japanese town offering discount funerals for seniors who give up driving March 22 UPI -- A Japanese town is offering elderly drivers discount funerals as an incentive to give up their licenses -- and hopefully delay their own memorials. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:40:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170323/LVB01/170329936&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170322/LVB01/170329947&source=RSS Easton Hospital, LVIA join forces on World Water Day Easton Hospital and Lehigh Valley International Airport joined together to celebrate World Water Day by unveiling two water bottle refill stations and dump. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:31:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170322/LVB01/170329947&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170322/LVB01/170329948&source=RSS Business Pepsi pulls 12-packs, 2-liters from shelves over soda tax PHILADELPHIA &#8212 Pepsi is pulling 2-liter bottles and 12-packs of its products from Philadelphia grocery store shelves over the city's new tax on sweetened drinks. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:25:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170322/LVB01/170329948&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170322/LVB01/170329949&source=RSS Nation Airline electronics ban What you need to know The Trump administration has ordered nine airlines to stop passengers from bringing most types of electronic devices -- except smartphones -- into the cabin for U. S. -bound flights. Instead, they'll have to check them in. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170322/LVB01/170329949&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170322/LVB01/170329950&source=RSS World North Korea missile launch fails A North Korean missile launch has failed, South Korean defence officials say, but it is unclear how many were fired or what exactly was being tested. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:14:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170322/LVB01/170329950&source=RSS