CPBJ - en-us Copyright 2017 Central Penn Business Journal Sun, 26 Mar 2017 07:29:12 EST Sun, 26 Mar 2017 07:29:12 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329855&source=RSS Trump's first legislative effort fails as GOP pulls bill to repeal Obamacare House Republican leaders, facing a revolt among conservatives and moderates in their ranks, pulled legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act from consideration on the House floor Friday afternoon in a humiliating defeat for President Trump on the first legislative showdown of his presidency. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329855&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329856&source=RSS Wall Street's 'fear gauge' threatens to make a glorious return as the stock market stumbles The days of tranquil, docile markets may be nearing an end. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:40:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329856&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329857&source=RSS Off the Clock After hours, out and about, and other noteworthy sightings See what businesses and nonprofits have been doing to improve communities around Central Pennsylvania. Featured organizations include Garden Spot Mechanical, Pennsylvania American Water and Vibra Healthcare LLC. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:44:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329857&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329858&source=RSS How one Mechanicsburg woman jumped out of PR and into group fitness Rather than wait for a midstate Pure Barre location to open, public relations professional Laura Deitch chose to take her skills from the board room to the barre. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:22:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329858&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/FACEFORWARD13/170329859&source=RSS Winning Twitter, losing Congress Back when Twitter, Facebook and other social media were still young, employers worried about their employees going rogue in ways that enraged customers or besmirched their corporate names. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:17:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/FACEFORWARD13/170329859&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329861&source=RSS Duck Donuts partners with 'Chemo Duck' children's charity A group of ducks flying together are called a flock. But what do you call two ducks pairing up to fight childhood cancer? Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:02:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329861&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329862&source=RSS World Battle for key ISIS bastion to start in 'days,' French defense minister says The battle to recapture the ISIS de facto capital of Raqqa in Syria will begin in days, France's defense minister said on Friday. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:17:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329862&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329863&source=RSS Odd Twitter considers paid membership option Twitter is considering adding a paid membership option for businesses and power users. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:08:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329863&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329864&source=RSS Harrisburg City Islanders gain new majority owner The Harrisburg City Islanders are opening their 14th season of professional soccer this weekend with a new majority owner on the sidelines. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:04:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329864&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329866&source=RSS Nation March Madness invades the office, distracting workers At Draper and Kramer, a mortgage brokerage in Chicago, the conference room isn't the hot gathering spot this month. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:57:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329866&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329867&source=RSS Business Highmark layoffs hit Harrisburg area and Pittsburgh Highmark Health Solutions laid off 52 people this week, with 21 occurring at the Higmark operation in East Pennsboro Township in Cumberland County, and a similar amount occurring in Pittsburgh. The remainder affect Highmark locations elsewhere in Pennsylvania and in Delaware and West Virginia. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:54:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329867&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329868&source=RSS Phares Rutt, early pioneer of Lancaster County cabinetry industry, dies at 93 One of the founding fathers of the Lancaster County cabinetry industry has died. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:52:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329868&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329869&source=RSS Hanover Hospital negotiating partnership with PinnacleHealth Leaders at Hanover Hospital and PinnacleHealth System said they are planning a strategic partnership between their two organizations. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:20:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329869&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329871&source=RSS Business Journal wins 21 awards in Keystone Press contest Reports on medical marijuana, the failed Hershey-Pinnacle merger attempt and financial challenges faced by minority entrepreneurs were among the stories that garnered the Business Journal recognition in the 2017 Keystone Press Awards. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:23:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329871&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329872&source=RSS White House pushing for greater Harley-Davidson access in India The Trump administration's interest in Harley-Davidson motorcycle sales has a U. S. official pushing for greater access to Indian markets. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170324/CPBJ01/170329872&source=RSS