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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.

Back in my day? No one wants to hear it

By 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

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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

Just what does za mean? Or qi? Or jo?

August 13, 2014 02:18 PM

In the interests of not feeling guilty when you make obscure but point-gobbling plays in “Words With Friends,” we offer to you a dictionary. CONTINUE READING

Supply and demand in its primal form

August 4, 2014 12:51 PM

Decades ago, several future successful businesspeople cut their teeth on the laws of supply and demand by scalping tickets at football games. (Scalping, at the time, was not illegal in this municipality.) CONTINUE READING

Amazon and the Eagles and Jony Ive (who?)

July 25, 2014 11:12 AM

Amazon is forecasting third-quarter losses of $410 million to $810 million. CONTINUE READING

Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt and, yes, TV star Susan Anton

July 18, 2014 08:59 AM

Every summer during the heart of auto racing season, I think of the several years that I covered NASCAR and Indy car races as a sportswriter in the late 1980s. CONTINUE READING

The delectable baker's dozen

July 10, 2014 09:50 AM

An office mate this week brought to work a basket of candy. Included was Pez – the all-time greatest candy in the history of this or any other galaxy. CONTINUE READING

Invest now, reap later – hopefully

July 3, 2014 01:44 PM

The Philadelphia 76ers' new strategy of drafting players for the long term while absorbing losses for a couple of years is similar to a plan for a business startup or a new retail shop. CONTINUE READING

Our bodies were meant to move

By January 8, 2015 04:00 PM

Each time I see construction workers outside in winter temps that are in the... CONTINUE READING

Update: Jeff Daniels concert now May 14

By Christopher Holland
December 17, 2014 02:11 PM

UPDATE: Because of a conflict with filming a movie, Jeff... CONTINUE READING

Soda blues: No more A-Treat means a hole in Allentown's nostalgic hearts

By January 23, 2015 04:49 PM

When I was growing up as a young girl in Allentown if there was soda in the... CONTINUE READING

Five things you owe your employees

By January 21, 2015 04:39 PM

Managing or supervising people is never easy. Unless, perhaps, you are coaching... CONTINUE READING

Social small business

By January 26, 2015 01:18 PM

We all know that small businesses are the heart and soul of the economy. CONTINUE READING

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Special Editions

Business of the Year 2014

By December 11, 2014 04:34 PM

Our 24-page special supplement honors the businesses and executives of the year in the Greater Lehigh Valley — as well as three new members of the Lehigh Valley Business Hall of Fame. CONTINUE READING

Giving Guide 2014

December 12, 2014 09:31 AM

Lehigh Valley Business is pleased to bring you our inaugural Giving Guide, Regional Philanthropic Opportunities. This informative publication highlights the various nonprofit organizations that are making a difference in our community and have a presence in the Greater Lehigh Valley. Nonprofits play a huge role in the region, and this publication showcases their initiatives and programs. CONTINUE READING


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