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CPBJ Extra Blog

About the CPBJ Extra Blog

We have you covered for business news in the midstate. On the CPBJ Extra blog, you get an inside look at how our reporters do their jobs, the types of frustrations they run into, their views on the latest business news, and more.

Local tax relief takes a step forward in Harrisburg

Developers might soon be kicking the tires on new projects in Harrisburg — assuming county officials put the final stamp on a tax-abatement ordinance.

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PNC forecaster — and former midstater — sees growth continuing

Mechanicsburg Area High School graduate Bill Adams hears the question a lot.

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Nurse practitioners rally to practice independently

On Tuesday, nurse practitioners rallied in Harrisburg in their fight to practice independently in Pennsylvania, a cause that has drawn support from The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania.

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Hershey hotel underway for Shaner, next stop HIA

Plato Ghinos is bullish about the future of the hospitality industry.

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Succession planning talk with F&M Trust

I've been thinking about succession planning a lot these last two weeks.

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The growth continues in Silver Spring Twp.

Hampden Township used to be leader of the pack when it came to residential building permits in Cumberland County, with neighboring Silver Spring Township looking from behind.

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Candidates understand 'it's the economy,' right?

In this week's CPBJ print edition, the lead story is about how business leaders say they aren't hearing specifics from the presidential candidates about issues relevant to commerce and industry.

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Where have we come from, where will we go?

Slow and steady foreclosure declines: Probably not a bad thing
 

Do you remember 2006?

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What makes you go into a bank branch?

There are no more Central Pennsylvania branches of Bank of America. That doesn't mean it's a useless endeavor to check in on how one of the biggest banks in the country is performing, and what its leaders are saying.

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Mark your calendar, it's craft beer time

Hopefully you marked your calendar for April 5.

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