Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:06:54 EST Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:06:54 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140922/LVB01/140929989&source=RSS Gas prices below 3 a gallon in Phillipsburg as nationwide average tumbles If you're looking for cheap gas in the Lehigh Valley and northwest New Jersey, check out Memorial Parkway in Phillipsburg. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140922/LVB01/140929989&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140922/LVB01/140929990&source=RSS Business Merck KGaA to buy Sigma-Aldrich for 17 billion FRANKFURT Reuters - Drugs and chemicals maker Merck KGaA said it agreed to acquire Sigma-Aldrich for 17 billion in cash to boost its Merck Millipore lab supplies business in the biggest takeover in the German group's history, lifting its shares. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:10:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140922/LVB01/140929990&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140922/LVB01/140929991&source=RSS US 400 officers search for suspected police killer CNN -- As far as manhunts go, Eric Matthew Frein is an especially challenging target. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140922/LVB01/140929991&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140922/LVB01/140929992&source=RSS World UK supermarket giant suspends execs Tesco has suspended four executives, including its UK managing director, after the supermarket overstated its half-year profit guidance by 250m. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140922/LVB01/140929992&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140922/LVB01/140929993&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Chicken iPhone case part of KFC giveaway A drumstick iPhone 5s case, a fried chicken desk pillow and poultry-themed computer accessories are among the items KFC Japan is giving away to Twitter followers. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:56:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140922/LVB01/140929993&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140919/LVB01/140919767&source=RSS US Border Patrol to test body cameras SAN DIEGO AP &#8212 The U. S. Border Patrol purchased body cameras and will begin testing them this year at its training academy, two people briefed on the move said Wednesday, as new leadership moves to blunt criticism about agents' use of force. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:09:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140919/LVB01/140919767&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140919/LVB01/140919768&source=RSS Business It's official Alibaba prices at 68 Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, secured its place in history Thursday as the largest U. S. -listed initial public offering IPO of all time. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140919/LVB01/140919768&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140919/LVB01/140919769&source=RSS World Scotland votes 'No' to independence Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom after voters decisively rejected independence. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:02:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140919/LVB01/140919769&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140919/LVB01/140919770&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Cat lover spends 15 years customizing house for feline friends Detecting a home that houses multiple cats is sometimes very easy, but none have as much cat-itude as Greg Krueger's home in St. James, Minn. The 49-year-old has been constructing the perfect read purrrfect habitat over the last 15 years for his four cat friendsroommates. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:58:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140919/LVB01/140919770&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140919/LVB01/140919774&source=RSS Bethlehem Steel Corp. recognized with a state historic marker Former Bethlehem Steel Corp. presidents Charles Schwab and Eugene Grace both have state historic markers. As does the company's 1910 strike that gave birth to the labor movement at Steel. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140919/LVB01/140919774&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140918/LVB01/140919790&source=RSS Lower Saucon council hears proposal for luxury apartment complex Three Lower Saucon Township council members Wednesday heard a proposal from a New Jersey-based developer for a new 204-unit luxury apartment complex to be located on Friedensville Road near Meadow Road. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:07:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140918/LVB01/140919790&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140918/LVB01/140919792&source=RSS US Trooper shooting suspect might try to target more officers, police say CNN -- He's a survivalist with an extensive shooting background and a grudge against law enforcement, officials say. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140918/LVB01/140919792&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140918/LVB01/140919793&source=RSS Business World stocks higher as Scotland votes World stocks were mostly higher Thursday as Scotland voted in an independence referendum that could shake the U. K. economy and markets. Sentiment was underpinned by the Federal Reserve's signal it is not rushing to raise interest rates. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:49:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140918/LVB01/140919793&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140918/LVB01/140919794&source=RSS World Australian police hold raids over 'Islamic State plot to behead' Police have carried out anti-terror raids in Sydney sparked by intelligence reports that Islamic extremists were planning random killings in Australia. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:45:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140918/LVB01/140919794&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140918/LVB01/140919795&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Tiny Hamster takes on Kobayashi in 'hot dog' eating contest Takeru Kobayashi has destroyed heaping amounts of food and numerous challengers over the years as a competitive eater. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:40:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140918/LVB01/140919795&source=RSS