May 13, 2019

Wolf approves loans for five small businesses

Gov. Tom Wolf has approved low-interest loans for five businesses throughout the commonwealth.

May 9, 2019

Health systems face challenges to nonprofit status

Two school districts in the Lehigh Valley are challenging the tax-exempt status of two major hospital networks in an effort to force the nonprofits to pay property taxes.

Apr 26, 2019

Court tosses UPMC lawsuit against Pa. Attorney General

A federal judge has dismissed UPMC's lawsuit against Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro.

Apr 18, 2019

Online clothing retailer Lulu’s to create over 460 new jobs in Palmer Township

Lulu's, an online women's retailer, will open a warehouse and distribution facility in Palmer Township, Northampton County, according to a news release from Governor Wolf's office.

Jun 15, 2018

Business: Trump’s China tariffs met with retaliation threats from Beijing

President Donald Trump moved the U.S. to the brink of a trade war with China, announcing tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports that America’s biggest trading partner vowed to retaliate against.

Jun 15, 2018

Nation: Marches across the U.S. protest separation of migrant families

LOS ANGELES — Drawing on an American history of cruelty, from the conquest of the Indians to the slave trade to the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, activists in this city gathered on Thursday to voice outrage at what they see as the latest affront to American values by the Trump administration: splitting up migrant families at border crossings, and confining children in[...]

Jun 15, 2018

World: McDonald’s to scrap plastic straws in UK and Ireland

McDonald's has joined the fight against plastic pollution by switching to paper straws at its restaurants in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Jun 15, 2018

Out of the Ordinary: Czech president torches underpants; stunt stuns journalists

PRAGUE (AP) — A fiery stunt by the Czech president has really stunned journalists this time.

Jun 13, 2018

Developer gets extension on 33-story Landmark Tower plan in Allentown

Now that two years have passed since the Allentown Planning Commission gave final approval to a plan for a 33-story tower in the city's downtown, the project's developer needs an extension so he can build it.

Jun 13, 2018

Contractors express distaste in new ordinance affecting work

Northampton County's new 'responsible contractor ordinance' is raising eyebrows among non-union workers who say they're being squeezed out of bidding on county work.

Jun 13, 2018

Business: AT&T’s Time Warner takeover wins judge’s approval in defeat for Justice Dept.

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Tuesday approved the blockbuster merger between AT&T and Time Warner, rebuffing the government’s effort to stop the $85.4 billion deal, in a decision that is expected to unleash a wave of corporate takeovers.

Jun 13, 2018

Nation: Women tally victories for both parties in five primaries

A dominant theme of the latest round of congressional primaries was the continued emergence of female candidates in both parties.