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Low vacancy rates risk causing bubble in midstate rents and home prices

Low vacancy rates are generally better than high rates in a real estate market.

#ICYMI: 5 most-read stories of Thursday, Feb. 11

Banking and the economy dominated our headlines yesterday. But readers also must be thinking about warmer weather. Our top story looked at the recent...

Lebanon County ponders regional transit authority


The Lebanon County commissioners, in consultation with Lebanon Transit administrators, are considering joining neighboring counties as part of...

New brewery to open at The Millworks


A 2,000-square foot brewery is slated to open this spring at The Millworks, a restaurant, bar and art gallery in Harrisburg’s midtown district.

Giving peace a chance in the classroom


John Hunter doesn't have to imagine peace. Instead, the award-winning educator is showing youngsters what peace might look like through his...

PUC to investigate UGI's proposed 19.7% rate hike


The state Public Utility Commission on Thursday voted to investigate a proposed 19.7 percent rate hike for UGI Utilities.

Fluff Your Pup mobile grooming gaining traction


We might dream of one day making a career out of what it is that we love to do, but not all of us are able to say that we’ve had the privilege...

Cheap gas, drop in ridership to force Amtrak budget cuts


Bad weather and cheap oil are hurting Amtrak's bottom line, and its chief executive wants across-the-board cuts just four months into the fiscal year.

Fed to take another look at negative interest rates, Yellen says

Source: The Associated Press

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Thursday that global economic pressures pose risks to the U.S. economy but said it's too soon to know...

The oil industry got together and agreed things may never get better


The thousands of attendees seeking reasons for optimism didn’t find them at the annual International Petroleum Week. Instead they were greeted...

Mantec Inc. wants to help manufacturers reap benefits of York-area gigabit installation

Ultra-fast broadband network also will affect Ephrata and Hanover

Companies lose billions in buybacks

Source: The Associated Press