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  • 26 businesses in Highland Park without water service after main break

    26 businesses in Highland Park without water service after main break
    A water main break in Highland Park left more than two dozen businesses without service Thursday morning, officials said.  The 6-inch main broke shortly before 2 a.m. in the 5300 block of York Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Department of...
  • Chipmaker AMD posts second-quarter loss, stock dives

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Advanced Micro Devices Inc posted a net loss for the second quarter and gave a revenue forecast for the current quarter that missed expectations, sending its shares sharply lower. AMD's stock fell 15 percent in extended trade...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    SUSAN M. SALVADOR was appointed vice president of enrollment and student affairs at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem Township. Salvador, Ed.D., has an international reputation and professional record in higher education. Prior to joining...
  • Facebook tests new 'buy' button for online purchases in U.S.

    Facebook tests new 'buy' button for online purchases in U.S.
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is testing a new "buy" button on its website that will let consumers purchase products that are advertised on its social network. The new service, which Facebook described on Thursday as a test with a "few small...
  • NY transit strike averted, tentative contract deal reached

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A threatened strike on New York's Long Island Rail Road was averted on Thursday when the transit authority and labor unions reached a tentative contract deal, bringing relief to thousands of riders who had been dreading a painful...
  • Brunswick sells retail bowling business to Bowlmor AMF

    Brunswick sells retail bowling business to Bowlmor AMF
    Fifty years ago, Brunswick Corp. didn’t run any bowling centers. It just sold bowling equipment. Then came what Jim Fox, president of the company’s bowling retail division, calls the bowling bust of the 1960s. Too many bowling centers were...
  • Booze, Better Food and Indies - How Theaters Are Luring More Hispanics

    By Lucas Shaw LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.coom) - At AMC's 15 dine-in theaters, the chain offers a menu that features two dishes with chipotle peppers, three types of tacos, five kinds of quesadillas, a fiesta trio, a fajita chicken wrap and more than 20...
  • Foley Speaks Softly, So Read His Bumper Sticker

    Foley Speaks Softly, So Read His Bumper Sticker
    DANBURY — Tom Foley arrived for his latest listening tour in a black Audi A4 with a green bumper sticker that says, "Don't blame me, I voted for Tom Foley." It's cute, a little cheeky, even. But the sticker reflects a serious vibe that resonates...
  • Notes and notables

    Food for thought How do you create an oasis in a food desert? We're not going to suggest that it would be easy, but perhaps there is an approach that seems feasible and could be highly beneficial to local residents in need as well as to local businesses....
  • Ben Franklin funds technology startups

    Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania has approved $600,000 in loans and grants for 10 companies and manufacturers, the organization announced Monday. Seven recipients awarded loans are based in the Lehigh Valley: •...
  • Panel OKs Fulton Market Innovation District

    A plan to guide development in the booming Fulton Market area of the West Loop won final approval from the Chicago Plan Commission on Thursday, giving the city its first official "innovation district." The Fulton Market Innovation District plan...