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Gov. Wolf approves workers comp bills

Gov. Tom Wolf signed two bills into law last week that would bring further changes to workers compensation costs for employers in Pennsylvania.

Diamond Credit Union opens sixth branch

Pottstown-based Diamond Credit Union which has been expanding in recent years, recently opened its sixth branch and started construction on a seventh...

Former Lancaster County state rep hired to lead NFIB's Pa. chapter

A former state lawmaker from Lancaster County has been named the new director in Pennsylvania for the National Federation of Independent Business, a...

Lehigh University launches $1B campaign, kick starts with $20M gift

Lehigh University kicked off its $1 billion fundraising campaign Thursday, the largest in its history, with a celebration on campus.

Pa. fantasy sports betting nears $1M in tax revenue as online casinos prepare to launch

With football season underway, fantasy sports betting revenue is starting to see an increase in Pennsylvania.

Pocono Visitor’s Bureau releases annual report, cites continued strong growth

The Pocono region continues to see strong growth in its hospitality and tourism industry.

Bethlehem, Tamaqua and Lancaster share $7.1M in CRIZ funding

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue said it would return $7.1 million in state funds to Bethlehem, Tamaqua and Lancaster, the three communities in...

Giant opening 72nd Beer & Wine Eatery in Whitehall

Beer and wine just keep getting easier to find in the Greater Lehigh Valley and across Pennsylvania.

HRG names new president as part of succession plan

Herbert Rowland & Grubic Inc., a Swatara Township-based civil engineering firm that does business in the Greater Lehigh Valley, is making some...

Reading planners reveal five-year goals

Source: WFMZ

David Hunter, recently appointed director of planning for the city of Reading, presented the Planning Office Work Plan for 2019 and beyond to the...

So you didn't win the Mega Millions jackpot? Someone in Pa. will still get a huge payout

Source: The Morning Call

The massive Mega Millions jackpot was finally won on Tuesday night, and lottery officials say one single, incredibly lucky ticket holder in South...

Business: Boeing lifts Dow futures, but chipmakers pose headwind

Source: Reuters

Dow futures rose on Wednesday after Boeing raised its profit forecast, easing worries of slowing corporate profits, but dim outlook from other...

Nation: Apple CEO takes aim at Silicon Valley data hoarders

Source: NBC News

Apple's Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook has called for a comprehensive privacy law in the United States, citing Europe’s General Data...

World: Single-use plastics ban approved by European Parliament

Source: BBC World News

The European Parliament has voted for a complete ban on a range of single-use plastics across the union in a bid to stop pollution of the oceans.

Out of the ordinary: Judge chases inmates during attempted escape

Source: Associated Press

A judge removed his robe and gave chase after two handcuffed inmates made a run for it from his Washington state courtroom.

First Commonwealth starts construction on Emmaus branch

Construction has begun on what will be the newest branch of Bethlehem-based First Commonwealth Credit Union.

Grants seek to lower barrier to recovering from opioid-use disorder

$15M state initiative will fund housing services

A new state grant program is aiming to help people battling opioid-use disorder to secure and maintain housing.

September housing market slowdown is normal, expert says

With fewer homes under construction, the Greater Lehigh Valley's September housing market is experiencing low inventory. The Greater Lehigh Valley...

Greater Lehigh Valley ready to count down the 'Fastest Growing Companies'

More than 250 people are expected at DeSales University Wednesday to join Lehigh Valley Business in cheering on the countdown for the “Fastest...

Atlanta company to buy JetPay for $184M

Atlanta-based NCR announced Monday it will acquire JetPay, headquartered in Upper Macungie Township, for $184 million.

QVC's parent company plans to open new fulfillment center in Bethlehem

In the same announcement, it’s closing a fulfillment center in Lancaster County

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