Lehigh Valley Business Morning Roundup http://www.lvb.com/section/Roundup Morning Roundup News News en-us Copyright 2016 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Fri, 26 Aug 2016 02:45:59 EST Fri, 26 Aug 2016 02:45:59 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829927&source=RSS Pfizer on buying spree with AstraZeneca antibiotics deal TRENTON, N. J. &#8212 Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. is continuing its shopping spree with its fourth acquisition since the April collapse of its planned 160 billion megadeal to buy rival Allergan PLC and move its headquarters, on paper, to Allergan's base in lower-tax Ireland. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:14:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829927&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829928&source=RSS Five days in jail, 30K fine for Lehigh professor with decrepit building A Lehigh University professor was fined about 30,000 and sentenced to five days in jail for allowing his once-prominent South Bethlehem property to fall into such disrepair it's in danger of collapsing. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:12:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829928&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829929&source=RSS Airport authority sees a future for Braden Airpark HANOVER TWP. , Pa. - The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority sees a future for its municipal airport in Northampton County, if the board is willing to make a more than 2 million investment in the property. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829929&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829930&source=RSS MIT scientists develop groundbreaking new Wi-Fi that's three-times faster Scientists at MIT claim to have created a new wireless technology that can triple Wi-Fi data speeds while also doubling the range of the signal. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829930&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829931&source=RSS Donnelly continues to expand newspaper group's N.J. holdings A central New Jersey newspaper chain has been sold, it said Tuesday. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:42:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829931&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829932&source=RSS State tax reform commission proposed An Allegheny County lawmaker has proposed establishing a commission to look for ways to rework the structure of state and local taxes in Pennsylvania. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:39:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829932&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829933&source=RSS 'A GREAT COACH SETS UP HIS PLAYERS FOR SUCCESS' Maintaining a winning team shouldn't be left to chance, and creating one blends the right individuals, skill set and dynamics with a clear corporate mission and pledge for success. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:36:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160825/LVB01/160829933&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829943&source=RSS Farm safety top priority with farm tourism on the rise HARTFORD, Conn. AP -- With the growth of agritourism and more people visiting local farms, Connecticut officials are joining other states in educating farmers about how to mitigate health risks for their new visitors. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829943&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829944&source=RSS Neighbors vet former historic Bethlehem Armory Project As a former mayor of Bethlehem, John Callahan was accustomed to speaking at town halls. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829944&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829945&source=RSS Ex-Fox News host from Parkland files sex harassment suit A former Fox News host from the Allentown area has charged in a lawsuit she was sexually harassed by former network chief Roger Ailes and other top executives. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:13:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829945&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829948&source=RSS Best Buy booms on strong sales After reporting strong earnings, Best Buy's stock soared 16, hitting a 10-month high. Its sales and profits beat analysts' expectations by a wide margin. Sales at its stores open a year or longer also surpassed forecasts. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:21:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829948&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829949&source=RSS Oscar quitting N.J. health care marketplace in 2017 Oscar Health is withdrawing from the individual health insurance market in New Jersey for 2017, the third carrier to take such action in light of ongoing struggles with the Affordable Care Act marketplace. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829949&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829950&source=RSS Philly Fed Manufacturing weak, but lag may be temporary Growth in the region's manufacturing sector is weak this month, according to the latest report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:14:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829950&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829951&source=RSS 'YOUR COMPANY IS ONLY AS GOOD AS YOUR EMPLOYEES' Pride in a job well done and a desire to constantly raise the bar to reach excellence are what drives third-generation family owned and operated Levan Machine and Truck Equipment of Ruscombmanor Township. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160824/LVB01/160829951&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160823/LVB01/160829960&source=RSS Apple said to have three new iPhones planned for 2017 An iPhone with a curved screen is among three new models Apple AAPL has set for 2017, a source told Nikkei Asian Review on Monday. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:20:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160823/LVB01/160829960&source=RSS