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About Bill Kline

A journalist with more than three decades of experience across many disciplines -- including writing, editing, design, print and online -- Kline is a proud alumnus of Penn State University. When not at work, he can be found walking, golfing, cooking, watching sports and attempting to do yardwork. Follow Bill on Twitter, @NJIBZ, or email him here.

HR power on the rise

By November 25, 2014 04:13 PM

Don't know exactly when it occurred, but human resources departments have gained a lot of power in corporate America. CONTINUE READING

Thankful as thankful can be

November 21, 2014 04:06 PM

Please indulge this list of 10 things to be thankful for as we approach the Thanksgiving holiday. CONTINUE READING

How low will oil go?

November 13, 2014 12:08 PM

Regardless of their politics, most Americans would agree that something should have been done by now to wean the U.S. off its dependence on foreign oil. CONTINUE READING


The sweet science of candy marketing

October 30, 2014 01:12 PM

Candy makers are nothing if not savvy when it comes to marketing to the calendar. CONTINUE READING

The computer. The automobile. And the Frosty.

October 24, 2014 09:41 AM

One person's half-serious, half-fun list of mankind's greatest inventions of the past 200 years: CONTINUE READING

One fan's sports bucket list

October 17, 2014 04:02 PM

(Warning: No good phrases – only clichés – were harmed in the writing of this blog.) CONTINUE READING

Back in my day? No one wants to hear it

October 10, 2014 04:18 PM

The story usually begins: “When I started in this business, I used a manual typewriter and had to write a story on deadline in 30 minutes. Try doing that.” CONTINUE READING

Marketing customized to the individual?

October 3, 2014 03:03 PM

A principal premise of the George Orwell novel “Nineteen Eighty-Four” is that citizens in the year 1984 will be under constant surveillance by the government/authorities. CONTINUE READING

Three years later: A monster in jail and misconceptions remain

September 23, 2014 01:05 PM

Penn State students and fans Saturday showed support for late coach Joe Paterno with a “Joe-Out” – wearing clothing or displaying images of the Hall of Famer at the Nittany Lions' football game. CONTINUE READING

It's not always about the money

September 5, 2014 02:44 PM

Several small-market teams with below-average player salaries – such as Milwaukee, Kansas City, Seattle, Pittsburgh and Baltimore – have strong-to-decent chances of making the playoffs in Major League Baseball. CONTINUE READING

Guess Google's original name – and no Googling!

August 25, 2014 11:05 AM

Google was the 1990s brainchild of Larry Page and Sergey Brin, who met at Stanford. Two decades later, Google is the world's leading search engine for the Internet. CONTINUE READING

Reaching for the sky … and beyond

By March 27, 2015 02:21 PM

Is the mile-high tower inevitable? Some people think so. CONTINUE READING

David Crosby to perform in Bethlehem

By Christopher Holland
March 17, 2015 09:50 AM

I grew up in the '90s, but many times it still felt like the '70s with the... CONTINUE READING

Looking to move your office? Keep an eye out for clean duct work and onsite nap pods

By March 23, 2015 01:01 PM

One can imagine that it’s close to the feeling of seeing your own face on... CONTINUE READING

There is life after daily newspapers

By March 26, 2015 11:02 AM

A mind is a terrible thing to race. CONTINUE READING

Businesses concerned about Wolf budget

By March 6, 2015 01:33 PM

At least one prominent Greater Lehigh Valley CEO is concerned about the 2015-16... CONTINUE READING

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Milestones 2015

By February 20, 2015 09:36 AM

Our 28-page special supplement salutes the businesses and organizations that are celebrating well-deserved anniversaries in 2015. Through hard work and dedication, these companies and their employees have shown that they can adapt and flourish in a constantly changing economic environment. CONTINUE READING

Construction and Real Estate Spring 2015

February 27, 2015 11:31 AM

From essential outside amenities to the open design concept, building and supplying office space is a constantly evolving enterprise. Our 28-page Construction & Real Estate special supplement examines those issues and more, including updates on commercial and residential real estate, construction and the distribution-center boom. CONTINUE READING

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