CPBJ - en-us Copyright 2014 Central Penn Business Journal Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:17:30 EST Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:17:30 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419728&source=RSS Stocks rise as Ukraine tensions ease amid earnings SP 500 2. 55 0. 14Dow -16. 19 0. 10Nasdaq 9. 29 0. 23 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:08:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419728&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419729&source=RSS CBO Minimum wage boost would cost firms 15B The Congressional Budget Office estimates that a Senate Democratic proposal gradually boosting the minimum wage to 10. 10 hourly would force businesses to spend 15 billion more in salaries in 2017. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:06:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419729&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419738&source=RSS National Penn releases earnings, declares dividend, drops purchase bid It's been a busy week at National Penn Bancshares Inc. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419738&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419739&source=RSS Traffic Cams Cumberland County 581 at 11Dauphin County 8183 split Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:20:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419739&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419740&source=RSS Weather Tonight Areas of frost after 3 a. m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Tomorrow Areas of frost before 8 a. m. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:19:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419740&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419741&source=RSS Three things to know for the weekend The Business Journal offices will be closed Friday, April 18. 1. Sunday is the start of Administrative Professionals Week. Start planning ways to show appreciation for your support staff. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:18:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419741&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419743&source=RSS Donegal busy at board of directors meeting Donegal Group Inc. announced two promotions, a stock dividend and a small leave of absence for its leader after a board of directors meeting this week. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:56:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419743&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419775&source=RSS CSX blames weather for first-quarter loss CSX Corp. announced first-quarter net earnings of 398 million, or 40 cents per share, down from 462 million, or 45 cents per share, in the same quarter of 2013. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:16:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419775&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/304179987&source=RSS Calendar Meetings and events April 18 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/304179987&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/FACEFORWARD13/140419751&source=RSS You're in the midst of change #8211 do you see it? On this day when so many of our readers are spending the day enjoying family and friends, I will be short and &#8211 I hope &#8211 sweet. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:27:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/FACEFORWARD13/140419751&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419752&source=RSS Pa. general fund revenues below budget for first quarter A state Independent Fiscal Office report shows general fund collections are off in the first quarter of 2014. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:14:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419752&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419753&source=RSS Susquehanna basin water quality focus of analysis The state Department of Environmental Protection will keep up its analysis of water quality, water flow, sediment, pesticides, hormones, invertebrates, fish tissue and more in the Susquehanna River basin in 2014. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:37:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419753&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/BLOGEXTRA/140419754&source=RSS Mandated reform truckers under the gun The next round of truck driver safety mandates takes effect May 21, when all driver medical exams must be done by an examiner who is certified by a new national registry. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:26:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/BLOGEXTRA/140419754&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/HEALTHCARE/140419755&source=RSS Uptick hinted in health care use, spending Recent indicators provide increasing evidence that health spending may be accelerating, even before millions of Americans newly insured through the federal and state insurance exchanges and Medicaid expansion start their healthcare shopping. Signs point to a rebound in healthcare use, which has been soft since the recession and has forced. . . Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:07:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/HEALTHCARE/140419755&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/HEALTHCARE/140419756&source=RSS Census Bureau Question changes make it easier to assess health insurance law The director of the Census Bureau said he is confident that new changes in the wording of survey questions on health insurance will not diminish its ability to measure the impact of the Affordable Care Act. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:05:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/HEALTHCARE/140419756&source=RSS