Lehigh Valley Business Morning Roundup http://www.lvb.com/section/Roundup Morning Roundup News News en-us Copyright 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:19:38 EST Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:19:38 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141219/LVB01/141219805&source=RSS Unilever drops Just Mayo lawsuit after labeling dispute Unilever, the maker of Hellmann's mayonnaise, has dropped its lawsuit against Just Mayo. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:24:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141219/LVB01/141219805&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141219/LVB01/141219806&source=RSS Stroudsburg residents oppose I-80 widening proposal A plan to widen one of our region's most dangerous highways is facing a bumpy road. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:20:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141219/LVB01/141219806&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141219/LVB01/141219807&source=RSS South Bethlehem complex of 110 luxury apartments, offices and stores to start in spring with authority approval The developer of Bethlehem's first City Revitalization and Improvement Zone project got approval Thursday to proceed with a second project. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141219/LVB01/141219807&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141219/LVB01/141219808&source=RSS Dow jumps 420 points best day since 2011 Scrooge has left the building. Heck, he's not even on the same planet anymore. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:24:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141219/LVB01/141219808&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141219/LVB01/141219810&source=RSS Hershey to demonstrate world's first 3-D chocolate printer Friday at Chocolate World Visitors to Chocolate World Friday will have a chance to give The Hershey Co. feedback on the world's first 3-D chocolate printer. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:18:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141219/LVB01/141219810&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141219/LVB01/141219811&source=RSS Making the cut for more than 50 years While enjoying a 40-year career as a neuropsychiatrist in the Lehigh Valley, Charles Umlauf lived out a second passion &#8211 to make good use of the 58-acre farm he bought in 1958. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141219/LVB01/141219811&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141219/LVB01/141219812&source=RSS Ex-Rite Aid VP charged in 14.6M surplus scheme HARRISBURG, Pa. AP -- A former Rite Aid quality assurance executive in Oregon and a New Jersey businessman have agreed to plead guilty to charges in connection with a nine-year, 14. 6 million surplus inventory kickback scheme. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141219/LVB01/141219812&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141218/LVB01/141219809&source=RSS North Jersey casino supporters pleased with N.Y. resort rejection Backers of a plan to build casinos in North Jersey expressed relief Monday after New York state regulators rejected six proposals for gaming resorts just over the border in Orange County. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:21:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141218/LVB01/141219809&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141218/LVB01/141219823&source=RSS Bank of America 'Hustle' whistleblower earns 57 million payout A former executive of Countrywide Financial, who led a jury to find parent company Bank of America Corp liable for fraud over shoddy mortgages the company sold, will receive a 57 million award for another whistleblower case against his former employer, according to federal court documents. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141218/LVB01/141219823&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141218/LVB01/141219824&source=RSS Historic state theatre of Boyertown to stop showing movies The smell of popcorn filled the room as dozens of people stepped inside the The Historic State Theatre of Boyertown. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:14:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141218/LVB01/141219824&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141218/LVB01/141219825&source=RSS City Center proposes 130M, 15-story tower in Allentown City Center Investment Corp. of Allentown disclosed plans today to build a 15-story office complex with a four-story spire across from PPL Center in the city&#8217s downtown. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141218/LVB01/141219825&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141218/LVB01/141219826&source=RSS Ten people charged in PennDOT overbilling and kickback schemes, prosecutors say Pennsylvania prosecutors said Wednesday 10 people connected to Pennsylvania's highway department faced charges related to an alleged scheme to overbill and generate kickbacks through a system that thrived on cronyism. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:43:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141218/LVB01/141219826&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141218/LVB01/141219828&source=RSS Rumor sends traders barreling into McDonald's McDonald's MCD shares are rallying on a rumor that Bill Ackman is taking a stake in the company, and pushing for the fast food giant to spin properties off into a tax-efficient real estate investment trust. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141218/LVB01/141219828&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141218/LVB01/141219829&source=RSS FirstEnergy makes leadership changes The parent company of several electric utilities that do business in the midstate has named its president and CEO executive chairman of the board. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:49:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141218/LVB01/141219829&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141218/LVB01/141219830&source=RSS Labor pool, innovation and reshoring drive growth in manufacturing in the Poconos It&#8217s not just tourism that brings business growth to the Poconos. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:47:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141218/LVB01/141219830&source=RSS