Lehigh Valley Business Morning Roundup http://www.lvb.com/section/Roundup Morning Roundup News News en-us Copyright 2016 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:15:11 EST Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:15:11 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209920&source=RSS Super Bowl ads go for the safety NEW YORK AP -- Talking animals, celebrity cameos and crowd-pleasing rock songs This year's Super Bowl advertisers are sticking to the classics in their efforts to win over Big Game viewers on Sunday. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209920&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209921&source=RSS Tilghman Square continues to grow with approvals for new drive-thru SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP &#8212 Developers now will begin hunting for a tenant to occupy the new drive-thru building at Tilghman Square after the project was given approval by township commissioners Wednesday. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209921&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209922&source=RSS Upper Macungie cites business for early morning noise Township supervisors Thursday discussed a township noise violation originating from Materials Logistics Services LLC at 7144 Daniels Dr. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:14:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209922&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209923&source=RSS Obama to propose oil fee of 10 per barrel President Barack Obama will propose a 10-per-barrel charge on oil to fund clean transportation projects as part of his final budget request next week, the White House said Thursday. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:26:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209923&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209924&source=RSS Martin Shkreli blasts 'imbecile' lawmakers after taking Fifth Martin Shkreli smirked as Rep. Elijah Cummings berated the former drug CEO for operating a Ponzi-like scheme. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:47:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209924&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209925&source=RSS Rite Aid, Walgreens expect shareholder OK clears path for deal Corporate officials expect today's shareholder approval of a 17. 2 billion takeover of Rite Aid Corp. by Walgreens Boots Alliance will be followed by completion of the deal later this year, as has been anticipated. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:45:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209925&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209926&source=RSS On The Rise for 120 Years with photo gallery Every day at 5 a. m. , Larry Padora mixes flour, rolls dough and preps for the once-a-day bake in an anthracite coal-fired oven, possibly the only one of its kind in the nation. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:43:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/LVB01/160209926&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209935&source=RSS Shell ready for more cost cuts as earnings fall 87 percent on weak oil prices Royal Dutch Shell, Europe's largest oil company, reported its lowest annual income in over a decade on Thursday and said it would take further steps to cut costs to cope with weak oil prices if needed. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:21:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209935&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209936&source=RSS King George Inn stays as hotel development gains final approval SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP &#8212 Two examples of the hospitality trade, separated by two centuries, will stand together as a result of approval Wednesday night of the Hotel Hamilton project and its preservation of the King George Inn. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:18:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209936&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209937&source=RSS Hotel firm ensures 'three-diamonds' status for shuttered Americus ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A leading suburban Philadelphia-based hotel management firm told Allentown officials Wednesday it would be able to resurrect the city's Americus Hotel, formerly the grand dame of downtown hotels, and transform it into a &#8220three-diamonds&#8221 rated hotel. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209937&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209938&source=RSS US stocks stage a late turnaround, led by the energy sector NEW YORK AP -- Stocks closed mostly higher after a surge in the price of crude oil gave a respite to the beaten-down energy sector. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:37:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209938&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209939&source=RSS Centenary College launches new four-year accounting dual major Centenary College announced Wednesday that it is now offering a baccalaureate program in accounting and business administration with a focus on finance. The new program will prepare students for professional examinations that lead to designations such as a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:35:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209939&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209940&source=RSS Rite Aid subsidiary teams up with Aria Health at Philly store clinics Southeastern Pennsylvania health care provider Aria Health is teaming up with retail clinic operator RediClinic to offer integrated services inside six Philadelphia-area Rite Aid pharmacy stores. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:33:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209940&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209941&source=RSS Lessons from Steel Innovate, be nimble, know thy foe The stacks of Bethlehem Steel are dormant and have been for 20 years. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:32:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160204/LVB01/160209941&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160203/LVB01/160209952&source=RSS Comcast revenue beats Street as NBCUniversal, Internet units grow Comcast Corp posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter revenue on Wednesday, driven by growth in its media and entertainment unit NBCUniversal in addition to its high-speed Internet and business services divisions. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:20:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160203/LVB01/160209952&source=RSS