CPBJ - en-us Copyright 2014 Central Penn Business Journal Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:38:00 EST Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:38:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/BLOGEXTRA/140909982&source=RSS T. Boone Pickens, and what I learned on my trip to Pittsburgh It was the main reason I went to Pittsburgh last week. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:38:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/BLOGEXTRA/140909982&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909983&source=RSS Grants offered to convert fleets to natural gas The state will be awarding more than 6 million in grants to help businesses and organizations convert their heavy truck fleets to run on natural gas. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:35:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909983&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909984&source=RSS Survey 1 in 5 manufacturers employing fewer people because of Obamacare A new survey from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia shows nearly one in five manufacturers are employing fewer people because of Obamacare. Three other Federal Reserve business surveys, two from New York and one from Dallas, show that the damaging effects of the ACA are not limited to Philadelphia and could devastating to businesses. . . Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:06:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909984&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/HEALTHCARE/140909985&source=RSS Five ways ACA and employers shift costs this open enrollment season As the Affordable Care Act and moves by employers and private insurers emphasize lower cost medical care and increased quality, consumers need to closely examine their open enrollment information this fall for myriad changes. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:04:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/HEALTHCARE/140909985&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/HEALTHCARE/140909986&source=RSS Obamacare creates 'upheaval' at free clinics Without insurance, Pam Milliken relied for years on the free health clinic here to help manage her arthritis, high blood pressure and diabetes. When she needed to have her gallbladder removed, the clinic, located in a former State Farm Insurance building, found her a specialist and hospital willing to do the surgery at no cost. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:02:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/HEALTHCARE/140909986&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909987&source=RSS 'Low-fare' airlines post record gains at HIA Low-fare airlines Frontier 12,702 and Allegiant 8,514 set monthly passenger traffic records for the second consecutive month at Harrisburg International Airport in Middletown. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:55:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909987&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909988&source=RSS Business Insider traders in U.S. face longer prison terms, Reuters analysis shows U. S. judges are imposing increasingly long prison terms for insider trading, a Reuters analysis shows. The rise is at least partly driven by the bigger profits being earned through the illegal schemes, defense lawyers said. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:50:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909988&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909989&source=RSS U.S. Fast-food workers to launch intensified protests across U.S. McDonald's line cooks, Burger King cashiers and other fast-food restaurant workers across the U. S. plan to walk off the job on Thursday in an ongoing battle with their employers to gain a 15 hourly wage, organizers said on Monday. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:49:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909989&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909990&source=RSS World Russia and NATO square off over Ukraine Russia vowed on Tuesday to adopt a beefed-up military doctrine over NATO's plans to establish a rapid-response team that could ward off the Kremlin's expansion into Ukraine and feared push further west. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:48:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909990&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909991&source=RSS Out of the Ordinary Slice of Princess Diana's wedding cake auctioned A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for 1,375. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:48:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909991&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909992&source=RSS U.S. stock futures are little changed before output data U. S. stock-index futures were little changed, after the Standard Poor&#8217s 500 Index recorded its biggest monthly gain since February, before data that may show manufacturing in the world&#8217s biggest economy continued to expand in August. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:18:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909992&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909993&source=RSS Women have made few inroads in landing good construction jobs Janice Moreno graduated from college with a degree in English literature, but never landed a job paying more than 12 an hour. Now, at 36, she&#8217s back in the classroom &#8212 in safety glasses and a T-shirt &#8212 learning how to be a carpenter. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:16:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909993&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909994&source=RSS Shale drillers' landfill records don't match those of Pennsylvania DEP EQT Corp. told the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection that it sent 21 tons of drill cuttings from its Marcellus Shale wells to area landfills in 2013. But landfills in southwestern Pennsylvania told a different story. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909994&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909995&source=RSS Revel's casino stutters to a close In the end, the Revel ball did not roll off the tower into the ocean, and no buyer emerged in the middle of the night to save the day. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:13:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909995&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909996&source=RSS City View Lofts spring into York from the ground up Modern designs, a fitness room and a rooftop deck overlooking the city are some of the amenities developers are promising at City View Lofts, new luxury apartments that sprung up at 815 N. George St. seemingly overnight. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:12:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909996&source=RSS