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Reading-area podcaster makes waves nationwide

Justin Schenck believes in underdogs – the growing momentum of his adopted city of Reading, his own tale of a South Jersey high school junior...

It's not over: thundersnow, lightning over Lehigh Valley; wintry conditions for morning commute

Source: The Morning Call

Have a look at that traffic map. The red spaghetti indicates major traffic delays, with long stretches of Interstate 78 remaining at a standstill...

Lawmakers eye November committee vote on marijuana

Source: NJBIZ

The state's top Democrats are aiming to pass a bill out of committee later this month that would legalize adult-use marijuana, but it remains unclear...

T-Mobile says Sprint deal may close as early as first-quarter next year

Source: Reuters

(Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc’s TMUS.N Chief Financial Officer said there is a possibility that its $26 billion acquisition deal of Sprint Corp...

Sears gets a little more time to stay in business

Source: CNN Business

Sears has won some more time to save itself. But not a lot more time.

Beloved toy store FAO Schwarz makes its comeback

Source: The Associated Press

Three years after it closed its beloved toy store on Fifth Avenue, FAO Schwarz is making a return to New York.

Tax break eyed as force for urban redevelopment

Tax incentives available through the state’s Neighborhood Improvement Zone program have spurred more than $1 billion in construction and...

Here's the Lehigh Valley HQ2 pitch Amazon dismissed

Source: The Morning Call

More than a year ago, the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. submitted a proposal to Amazon explaining why the e-commerce giant should build...

Easton officials oppose proposed increase in building height

Source: WFMZ News

EASTON, Pa. - Easton City Council, the mayor, a former mayor and residents all opposed a staff recommendation to increase the height limit of...

Walmart sales strong, both online and in stores

Source: The Associated Press

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is reporting surging online sales, strong performances at established stores, and it's raising profit expectations...

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