CPBJ - Morning Roundup http://www.cpbj.com/section/roundup Morning Roundup News en-us Copyright 2017 Central Penn Business Journal Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:18:51 EST Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:18:51 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170322/CPBJ01/170329936&source=RSS Yuengling beer labels get a refresh to grab consumers in competitive market Three Yuengling beers will sport new labels next month, part of Pottsville-based D. G. Yuengling Son Inc. 's effort to update and refresh its image in the fast-growing and competitive beer market. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:23:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170322/CPBJ01/170329936&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170322/CPBJ01/170329937&source=RSS Pepsi pulls 12-packs, 2-liters from shelves over 'soda tax' Pepsi is pulling 2-liters and 12-packs of its products from Philadelphia grocery store shelves over the city's new tax on sweetened drinks. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:22:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170322/CPBJ01/170329937&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170322/CPBJ01/170329938&source=RSS Testimony at trial of ex-PSU president paints contrasting pictures Here are a few odds and ends from the first day of the trial of former Penn State President Graham Spanier in Dauphin County court this week. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:19:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170322/CPBJ01/170329938&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170322/CPBJ01/170329939&source=RSS Sears and Kmart owner says 'substantial doubt' it can stay in business The company that operates Sears, the department store chain that dominated retail for decades, warned Tuesday that it faces substantial doubt about its ability to stay in business unless it can borrow more and tap cash from more of its assets. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:17:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170322/CPBJ01/170329939&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170322/CPBJ01/170329940&source=RSS Yesterday's top story Highmark ends bleeding from ACA plans Highmark Inc. is finally seeing signs of stability when it comes to health plans sold on the individual marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act, the Pittsburgh-based insurer said Friday. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:08:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170322/CPBJ01/170329940&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170322/CPBJ01/170329942&source=RSS Court Rite Aid was right to fire needle-phobic pharmacist Rite Aid Corp. won a key victory in its opposition to a jury verdict against the company for firing a pharmacist who wouldn't administer injections because he suffered from a fear of needles. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:31:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170322/CPBJ01/170329942&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170322/CPBJ01/170329951&source=RSS Study Ethane crackers could boost midstate plastics industry Pennsylvania's shale gas regions can support up to four more ethane cracker plants, a new report finds, and state officials believe the fuel produced would propel plastics industry growth, including among companies in the midstate. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:08:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170322/CPBJ01/170329951&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170321/CPBJ01/170329973&source=RSS Trump Winery in Virginia seeks more foreign workers As President Donald Trump touts job creation for Americans as a top priority, his son's Virginia winery is seeking permission to hire foreign workers to cultivate its grapes. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:23:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170321/CPBJ01/170329973&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170321/CPBJ01/170329974&source=RSS Public ready to take a stand in Lehigh Valley warehouse boom The Lehigh Valley's growing reputation as a prime spot to build large warehouses has been accompanied by increasingly hostile public reaction to the downside of such development pollution, noise and traffic. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:20:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170321/CPBJ01/170329974&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170321/CPBJ01/170329975&source=RSS South Middleton school officials ponder budget woes, possible hospital merger News that a possible hospital merger could mean a loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax revenue to the South Middleton School District arrived via letter just as district officials are ready to enter a busy budget season with an already overwhelming burden to figure out how to close a 2. 9 million deficit for the 2017-18 school year. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170321/CPBJ01/170329975&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170321/CPBJ01/170329978&source=RSS Research farm proposes growing hemp locally A project in Franklin County is among 16 industrial hemp research proposals recently approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:02:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170321/CPBJ01/170329978&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170321/CPBJ01/170329979&source=RSS ParenteBeard adds two advisory firms, looks to expand further ParenteBeard Wealth Management has bought two small investment advisory firms as it looks to expand its footprint as an independent practice. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:56:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170321/CPBJ01/170329979&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170321/CPBJ01/170329980&source=RSS Yesterday's top story Local entities join to boost technology in health care What happens when a health insurance company, a health technology firm and medical providers get together? Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:52:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170321/CPBJ01/170329980&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170321/CPBJ01/170329983&source=RSS Highmark ends bleeding from ACA plans Highmark Inc. is finally seeing signs of stability when it comes to health plans sold on the individual marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act, the Pittsburgh-based insurer said Friday. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:20:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170321/CPBJ01/170329983&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170320/CPBJ01/170329993&source=RSS Doctor in Geisinger residency program wants judge to block his forced return to Egypt A doctor who will graduate in June from the internal medicine residency program at the Geisinger Medical Center wants a federal judge to block his forced return to his native Egypt. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 07:54:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170320/CPBJ01/170329993&source=RSS