Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2015 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:52:40 EST Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:52:40 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150417/LVB01/150419883&source=RSS RadioShack to close another Lehigh Valley store in wake of bankruptcy At least one more Lehigh Valley RadioShack is closing. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:58:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150417/LVB01/150419883&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150417/LVB01/150419884&source=RSS Florida awaiting payoff from governor's Pa. trip Gov. Rick Scott spent about 40,000 in public and private dollars on a two-day &#8220domestic business development mission&#8221 to Philadelphia in February, state records show. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:38:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150417/LVB01/150419884&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150417/LVB01/150419885&source=RSS Business Verizon FIOS to let you pick and choose cable channels Verizon FIOS will start letting customers opt in -- and out -- of the cable channels they get as part of their pay television service -- the first move by a major provider toward a la carte service. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:08:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150417/LVB01/150419885&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150417/LVB01/150419886&source=RSS US Army morale low despite six-year, 287M optimism program More than half of some 770,000 soldiers are pessimistic about their future in the military and nearly as many are unhappy in their jobs, despite a six-year, 287 million campaign to make troops more optimistic and resilient, findings obtained by USA TODAY show. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:04:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150417/LVB01/150419886&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150417/LVB01/150419887&source=RSS World Syrian attack video moves UN to tears Members of the UN Security Council were moved to tears after they were shown a video of an apparent chlorine gas attack in north-west Syria last month. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150417/LVB01/150419887&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150417/LVB01/150419888&source=RSS Out of the ordinary US senator's 'Frozen' ringtone creates hearing hysterics WASHINGTON AP &#8212 Sen. Pat Roberts is urging people to let it go after his cellphone filled a somber committee hearing room with the first few bars of a song from Disney's Frozen. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150417/LVB01/150419888&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150416/LVB01/150419906&source=RSS Allentown council OKs extending parking meters to 10 p.m., 2 per-hour fees in spots Nighttime visitors to Allentown, prepare to ante up. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150416/LVB01/150419906&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150416/LVB01/150419907&source=RSS Pennsylvania gambling revenue surges to cut property taxes A surge in gambling revenue will mean more property tax relief for Pennsylvania homeowners this year. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:09:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150416/LVB01/150419907&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150416/LVB01/150419908&source=RSS Business Citigroup profit jumps as legal, restructuring costs fall Reuters - Citigroup Inc, C. N the third biggest U. S. bank by assets, reported a 16 percent jump in quarterly profit, beating analysts' estimates, as legal and restructuring costs plunged. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:49:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150416/LVB01/150419908&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150416/LVB01/150419909&source=RSS US Pilot arrested after small aircraft lands near Capitol A Florida mailman bent on making a public statement about corruption in Congress flew a small one-man aircraft through restricted airspace and landed on the lawn of the U. S. Capitol Wednesday, the latest in a recent series of startling security breaches at the seat of government in Washington. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:47:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150416/LVB01/150419909&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150416/LVB01/150419910&source=RSS World Dangerous radioactive material stolen in Mexico A container of Iridium-192 used for industrial radiography was taken from a truck in the town of Cardenas in Tabasco state. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150416/LVB01/150419910&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150416/LVB01/150419911&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Brothers claim to have sent first donut in space ASKIM, Norway, April 15 UPI -- A pair of Swedish brothers strapped a pastry and a video camera to a weather balloon in Norway to chronicle the journey of the first donut in space. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:37:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150416/LVB01/150419911&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150415/LVB01/150419924&source=RSS Victory Brewing Company adds two new ice cream flavors Love Victory Brewing Company's beer-themed ice cream line? Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:32:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150415/LVB01/150419924&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150415/LVB01/150419925&source=RSS Business Nokia aims to become networks giant with Alcatel-Lucent deal HELSINKI AP -- Nokia has agreed to buy the ailing French telecom company Alcatel-Lucent through a public exchange of shares in France and the United States, in a bid to become a leading global networks operator. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150415/LVB01/150419925&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150415/LVB01/150419926&source=RSS US Fast-food strikes widen into social-justice movement Organizers are calling it the largest-ever mobilization of U. S. workers seeking higher pay. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150415/LVB01/150419926&source=RSS