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As neighbors fret over quarry blast, officials OK expansion

Source: The Express-Times/Lehigh Valley Live

A recent explosion at an Upper Nazareth Township quarry has residents concerned about neighborhood safety.

Bringing back the ice cream man

Source: WFMZ News

LAURELDALE, Pa. - Gail Dengler's bought ice cream from the "Green Truck" since it opened.

Wolf signs bill legalizing hemp cultivation

Source: Central Pennsylvania Business Journal

After nearly 80 years of banishment from Pennsylvania fields, industrial hemp has a chance to make a comeback.

Progresso plant in Vineland shuttered abruptly, union says; 300-plus affected

Source: NJBIZ

General Mills closed its Progresso soup plant in Vineland without warning on Thursday morning, according to a union representing some 300 employees...

U.S. sues to block two major health care mergers

Source: CNN Money

The antitrust lawsuits were announced Thursday by Attorney General Loretta Lynch in response to Anthem's (ANTX) $54 billion proposal to acquire Cigna...

Amazon tip-toes into banking business

Source: The Wall Street Journal

The online retailer has entered into a partnership with San Francisco lender Wells Fargo & Co. in which the bank's student-lending arm will offer...

GE profit beats estimates as power revenue jumps

Source: Reuters

General Electric Co (GE.N) on Friday reported a sharp rise in adjusted net income in the second quarter, as its aviation, healthcare and power...

Record run ends as Play It Again closes in Bethlehem

Source: The Express-Times/Lehigh Valley Live

It took plumber's putty to get the oversized posters to stick to the tops of the plaster walls decades ago inside Play It Again, a music store on...

'Pokemon Go' bar crawl held in Allentown

Source: WFMZ News

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - "Pokemon Go" players took to the streets of downtown Allentown Wednesday night for a Facebook organized "Pokemon Go" bar crawl.

NEW VENTURES: Letterpress shop replaces well-known Jim Thorpe convenience store

Source: Lehigh Valley Business

A new business has opened in Jim Thorpe in a location known to many in the borough.

Nurse practitioner legislation stalled until fall

Source: Central Penn Business Journal

Court ruling favors Sunoco Pipeline, Mariner East 2

Source: Central Penn Business Journal

Warning: Pennsylvania faces workforce gap

Source: Central Penn Business Journal

Merck to cut 300+ jobs from N.J., Pennsylvania locations

Source: The Express-Times/Lehigh Valley Live
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