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$4.35 to get your own money - ATM fees surge again

Source: CNN Money

It's more expensive than ever to get your hands on your own money. Read More »»

PEOPLExpress 'temporarily suspending service,' including Newark routes

Source: NJ Biz

PEOPLExpress, which resumed flights into Newark Liberty International Airport on July 1, announced Friday it was “temporarily suspending service effective immediately.” Read More »»

LANTA’s next leader plans to emphasize convenience, customer service and quality

Source: Lehigh Valley Business

The next leader of the largest mass transit authority in the Lehigh Valley has 20 years’ experience in public transportation. Read More »»

Cooper Health executive John Sheridan, wife found dead after fire

Source: The Morning Call

Arson and major crimes detectives were investigating a fire at the home of John P. Sheridan Jr., president and CEO of the Cooper University Health System, and his wife - whose bodies were found in their bedroom Sunday morning, authorities said. Read More »»

Four Lehigh Valley, northwest New Jersey businesses among finalists in American Made contest

Source: The Express-Times/Lehigh Valley Live

One Lehigh Valley businesses and three northwest New Jersey businesses are finalists in this year's Martha Stewart American Made contest. Read More »»

US Bank refunding $48M to credit card customers

Source: The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Bank is refunding about $48 million in the latest federal settlement by a major bank over improper billing for extra credit card products that customers didn't receive. Read More »»

LVPC presented with sustainable communities draft report

Source: WFMZ News

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) Thursday evening reviewed a final draft of a 72-page sustainable communities summary report entitled "One-Lehigh Valley" which will be bound for final release on October 23rd at the 2014 Lehigh Valley Awards to be held at Lehigh University in Bethlehem. Read More »»

South Bethlehem building plans now scaled back to nine stories

Source: The Express-Times/Lehigh Valley Live

A proposed 12-story building on Bethlehem's South Side has been scaled back to nine stories. Read More »»

Tech trouble sparks wave of selling on Wall Street

Source: CNN Money

Apparently it's not just iPhones that can bend. So can the will of bullish investors. Read More »»

Revel bankruptcy auction adjourned without winner, to resume next week

Source: NJ Biz

The bankruptcy auction for the failed Revel Casino Hotel got underway Wednesday but was put on hold for nearly a week without yielding a new owner for the property. Read More »»

Office furniture retailer locates offices in heart of Allentown redevelopment

Source: Lehigh Valley Business

TransAmerican Office Furniture Inc. has opened an office in the Butz Corporate Center in downtown Allentown. Read More »»

Mexican cartels steal billions from oil industry

Source: The Associated Press

CIUDAD MIER, Mexico (AP) - Mexico overcame 75 years of nationalist pride to reform its flagging, state-owned oil industry. But as it prepares to develop rich shale fields along the Gulf Coast, and attract foreign investors, another challenge awaits: taming the brutal drug cartels that rule the region and are stealing billions of dollars' worth of oil from pipelines. Read More »»

Love Our City initiative aims to beautify Allentown

Source: WFMZ News

Another set of beautification projects are getting underway in Allentown. Read More »»

State complaint filed over wetlands work at Green Pond Country Club

Source: The Express-Times/Lehigh Valley Live

A complaint has been filed with Pennsylvania officials over a developer's drilling in wetlands at Green Pond Country Club in Bethlehem Township. Read More »»

Apple pulls back faulty iPhone software update

Source: CNN Money

Apple's first update to its recently released iPhone software didn't go so well. Read More »»

Tesla gets OK to build charging stations at two Turnpike rest areas

Source: NJ Biz

An agreement that would allow Tesla Motors to build four electric charging stations at two New Jersey Turnpike service areas was approved Tuesday. Read More »»

Northeast Berks chamber celebrates 25th

Source: Lehigh Valley Business

A quarter-century ago, 30 businesspeople came together in northeast Berks County to form a member-driven organization that would unite the business and economic communities. Read More »»

Amazon tests smart home gadgets, expands hardware lab

Source: Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc will boost staffing at its secretive Silicon Valley-based hardware unit by at least 27 percent over the next five years as it tests Internet-connected "smart" home gadgets such as a one-button device to order supplies. Read More »»

Lehigh Valley Airshow wound up $6,700 in the red

Source: WFMZ News

Charles Everett, executive director of Lehigh Valley International Airport, sees a silver lining in the rain clouds that put a damper on first-day attendance at last month’s Lehigh Valley Airshow. Read More »»

Alibaba founder Jack Ma now China's richest man

Source: CNN Money

Jack Ma is now officially China's richest man, just days after he floated Alibaba in the world's biggest IPO. Read More »»

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