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Pa. gives Urban Outfitters $3M grant for solar array

Pa. gives Urban Outfitters $3M grant for solar array

Coakley's Restaurant closed by bankruptcy court order

Coakley's Restaurant closed by bankruptcy court order

Codorus Valley grows Maryland footprint, buys Madison Bancorp

Codorus Valley grows Maryland footprint, buys Madison Bancorp

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HHS: 11 insurers owe Pennsylvanians medical loss ratio refunds

Eleven health insurers owe 90,485 Pennsylvanians refunds totaling $5,198,874 as a result of Obamacare's medical loss ratio rule, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services announced today. Read More »»

Coakley's Restaurant closed by bankruptcy court order

Coakley's Restaurant and Irish Pub, a popular New Cumberland site, has been closed by order of the Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Read More »»

Metro, Mid Penn set record-high earnings — again

Two Dauphin County banks reported record quarterly earnings Wednesday. Read More »»

Transportation secretary: Speed limit hike will boost commerce

Raising the speed limit to 70 mph on Pennsylvania's interstates will give business a boost, state officials said today. Read More »»

F.N.B. grows revenue, TE Connectivity increases sales, Fulton flat on EPS in Q2

Three companies with operations in the midstate announced earnings reports Tuesday and Wednesday. Read More »»

Codorus Valley grows Maryland footprint, buys Madison Bancorp

Codorus Valley Bancorp Inc. continued its expansion plans Tuesday when it acquired Baltimore-based Madison Bancorp Inc. in an all-cash transaction for $14.4 million, or $22.90 per share. Read More »»

Geisinger, Highmark announce five-year contract

Despite brouhaha over Highmark Inc.'s plan that charges more for treatment from Geisinger Health System than from some other providers, the two organizations today announced a five-year extension that will take their contract through 2019. Read More »»

Auditor general, DEP spar over natural-gas audit findings

While a state auditor general report states that the Department of Environmental Protection was not ready for the fracking boom and is still understaffed, the department notes the report found no instances where DEP failed to protect public health, safety or the environment with respect to unconventional gas-drilling activities. Read More »»

HIA to cut lighting costs by 73 percent with new energy deal

Harrisburg International Airport and the Sustainable Energy Fund recently completed a "major" energy-efficiency project that will reduce annual power and maintenance expenditures at the airport by 73 percent. Read More »»

Midstate water projects receive state loans, grants

Pennsylvania American Water will be using a $5.35 million low-interest loan from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority to extend water lines in a York County township. Read More »»

York County company owner bilked investors to the tune of $400,000

A former Glen Rock man living in Utah will go to jail for more than three years and pay more than $400,000 in restitution for bilking investors in a business he ran out of his York County home. Read More »»

Manheim Auto Auction reinstates closed sales for GM

The world's largest auto auction started in Manheim and still operates here, and now it's bringing closed sales back to the local branch. Read More »»

New Red Robin planned for York County

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. will break ground on its first restaurant in York County on Wednesday, and the new facility will be a “prototype” for the burger chain. Read More »»

Harley, Comcast, Carlisle Cos. report positive Q2s

Harley-Davidson Inc., Comcast Corp. and Carlisle Companies Inc. had good news in their quarterly earnings reports released Tuesday. Read More »»

2-1 appellate court ruling strikes down subsidies in federal Obamacare marketplaces

A federal appellate court this morning issued a 2-1 ruling striking down subsidies in Obamacare marketplaces that are run by the federal government, as Pennsylvania's is. Read More »»

Donegal agrees to Shepard meeting, misses earnings projection

In a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Lancaster-County based Donegal Group Inc. says it has agreed to meet with activist shareholder Gregory Shepard to discuss his latest stock-buying offer — an offer the company rejected. Read More »»

Long-delayed Rite Aid plans begin with demolition of Jonestown Road office building

Contractors began work this week on a long-delayed Rite Aid plan in Lower Paxton Township. Read More »»

Moody's downgrades Pa. bond rating, cites pension crisis

Moody's Investors Service cited Pennsylvania's pension crisis as a key reason for downgrading the commonwealth's general obligation rating to Aa3 from Aa2. Read More »»

Voith Turbo supplying transmissions for Pittsburgh buses

A York County-based manufacturing facility will deliver bus transmissions that will be used by the Port Authority of Allegheny County. Read More »»

Burnham back up, Northwest down in Q2

Burnham Holdings Inc. rebounded from tough times, but Northwest Bancshares Inc. struggled in the second quarter of 2014. Read More »»

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