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  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    CHRISTOPHER LEWIS has joined the brokerage team at the NAI Summit, the Greater Lehigh Valley's only full-service commercial and industrial real estate firm servicing eastern Pennsylvania in Allentown. Lewis worked with Automatic Data Processing before...
  • Hogan opts for public financing in governor's race

    Hogan opts for public financing in governor's race
    Republican Larry Hogan will be the first candidate in two decades to mount a statewide general election bid using taxpayer donations. Hogan's campaign said Wednesday that it will accept public financing, an unusual move that reflects the GOP's uphill...
  • Lehigh picks interim president as search continues for Gast successor

    A co-chairman of Lehigh University's presidential search committee will assume the role of interim president of the university Aug. 1. Kevin Clayton, a 1984 graduate of Lehigh who lives in Far Hills, N.J., is also vice chairman of the school's board of...
  • Ben Franklin announces $620K in business investments

    The Bethlehem-based Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania has announced $620,000 worth of investments in early stage companies and established manufacturers working on new initiatives with university partners. Early stage...
  • Pentagon spurs new work on a brain implant to aid memory problems

    Pentagon spurs new work on a brain implant to aid memory problems
    It sounds like science fiction: A device that can be surgically installed in the brain to help form, store and recall memories. But the Pentagon is betting tens of millions of dollars that so-called neuroprosthetics will someday be used by victims of...
  • Actor John Wayne's heirs sue university to use 'Duke' nickname

    Actor John Wayne's heirs sue university to use 'Duke' nickname
    WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - Heirs of film star John Wayne have sued Duke University over their right to use the late Academy Award winner's nickname, "Duke," to market a line of bourbon, describing the school's protests over such branding efforts as...
  • Hobby Lobby expanding in South Florida

    Hobby Lobby expanding in South Florida
    Hobby Lobby is spreading across South Florida as if nothing happened. The hobby and crafts retailer has found itself at the center of a maelstrom since winning a U.S. Supreme Court case June 30 that combined the flash points of birth control and...
  • UConn Releases Field Hockey Schedule

    UConn, which won the national championship in field hockey last season, announced its schedule for the 2014 season. Here is the release from Storrs: Defending Champs Will Play 17 Regular-Season Games STORRS, Conn. – The University of Connecticut's...
  • Financing still a mystery as Nicaragua unveils details of giant canal

    MEXICO CITY The Chinese tycoon behind a plan to build a mammoth inter-oceanic waterway to compete with the Panama Canal whisked into Nicaragua this week and, in several appearances, including one with President Daniel Ortega, affirmed that "the biggest...
  • As millions vape, e-cigarette researchers count puffs, scour Facebook

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - (Story has been refiled to correct the extent of FDA e-cigarette research in paragraph 2) One team of researchers assessing the risks of electronic cigarettes is counting the puffs taken by volunteer "vapers." Another will comb...
  • UConn Insists: No Taxpayer, Tuition Dollars Funded Hillary

    UConn Insists: No Taxpayer, Tuition Dollars Funded Hillary
    The University of Connecticut reasserted its position Tuesday that neither taxpayer dollars nor student tuition money were used to pay Hillary Clinton's $251,250 speaker's fee. Nor, the university insists, was taxpayer or tuition money used to pay for...