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  • Painting the Town Purple on Park Avenue -- for a good cause

    Painting the Town Purple on Park Avenue -- for a good cause
    The old phrase is that anyone who wants to have a great night on the town can “paint the town red.” Carol Wick, though, has a different color - and general concept - in mind. What she's hoping is that she can convince the entire community,...
  • PPL residential customers to see price hike in October

    PPL residential customers to see price hike in October
    PPL Utilities residential customers who don't get their power through a competitive energy supplier will see a price hike in October as a result of a change in the way transmission charges are allocated. The company announced its "price-to-compare"...
  • Northampton Community College lands $10 million job training grant

    – A $10 million federal grant is heading to the Lehigh Valley's community colleges to help the schools better prepare the next generation of welders, health care administrators and machine-repair workers. The grant money announced Monday is part of...
  • DreamWorks-SoftBank talks may augur Hollywood dealmaking wave

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc's talks about taking on a Japanese owner highlight the challenges facing Hollywood's smaller studios in remaining independent and could prompt a string of other deals. Over the weekend, a source...
  • Velocity incubator shows off startup capabilities in Allentown

    Velocity incubator shows off startup capabilities in Allentown
    Big companies such as Lehigh Gas Partners, Air Products and National Penn Bancshares have been the drivers of downtown Allentown's resurgence. City Center Investment Corp. hopes small companies like The Social Station can be a big part of it, too....
  • Women lag in venture capital even as they make strides as entrepreneurs

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Women venture-capital partners are becoming scarcer even as more women entrepreneurs are winning venture cash, according to a report from Babson College. The report, "Women Entrepreneurs 2014: Bridging the Gap in Venture...
  • Perez draws attention for attorney general

    Perez draws attention for attorney general
    — Marylander Thomas E. Perez, who has served as secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor for a little more than a year, is now being eyed for an even more prominent position in President Barack Obama's second-term Cabinet: successor to Attorney...
  • Five candidates vying for two commission seats in Dania Beach

    Five candidates vying for two commission seats in Dania Beach
    UPDATE: James Ridgely withdrew from the race on Sept. 29.  Three rookies, one activist and an incumbent are competing for two at-large commission seats. The candidate with the most votes will be mayor for two years, earning a $23,160 salary. The...
  • Small businesses in SoCal increasingly optimistic, survey finds

    Small businesses in SoCal increasingly optimistic, survey finds
    Businesses in Southern California are increasingly optimistic, with most expecting better revenue this year and even higher sales in 2015, according to a new report. The vast majority expect to maintain or boost their investments in leases, contracts...
  • Cisco sets $1 billion investment for global cloud computing network

    Cisco sets $1 billion investment for global cloud computing network
    Cisco Systems will invest $1 billion over two years to expand its cloud offerings, the company said on Monday, linking hundreds of data centers and cloud providers around the world in a network with more than 30 partners. The network, called Intercloud,...
  • Taxes, fees: the worldwide battle between utilities and solar

    MADRID/SYDNEY (Reuters) - (This version of the Sept. 28 story has been repeated with no changes in text) A year after Spain, the sunniest country in Europe, issued notice of a law forcing solar energy-equipped homes and offices to pay a punitive tax,...