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7-Eleven Introduces New Doritos ... Chicken Nugget?

7-Eleven Introduces New Doritos ... Chicken Nugget?

A new viral campaign by 7-Eleven and Doritos has people asking: What is that?
China-Based Company Opens Lehigh Valley Manufacturing Facility

China-Based Company Opens Lehigh Valley Manufacturing Facility

Fuling Plastics will bring 75 full-time jobs to the area, the Lieutenant Governor's Office said.
Giant's In-Store Campaign Raises $600K for Hunger Relief

Giant's In-Store Campaign Raises $600K for Hunger Relief

The record-breaking effort ran from Feb. 23 through March 8.
Coldwater Creek Files for Bankruptcy, Will Close Stores

Coldwater Creek Files for Bankruptcy, Will Close Stores

Closeout sales are expected in early May, both in store and online.
Family Dollar to Cut Jobs, Close Several Hundred Stores

Family Dollar to Cut Jobs, Close Several Hundred Stores

The company also plans to lower prices on 1,000 items.
Brookstone Files for Bankruptcy

Brookstone Files for Bankruptcy

Spencer’s retail chain is expected to buy Brookstone for about $147 million.
Report: Three Area Chains Among Best Grocers in Country

Report: Three Area Chains Among Best Grocers in Country

How did your favorite rank?
Lehigh Valley Dairy Recalls Orange Juice

Lehigh Valley Dairy Recalls Orange Juice

The juice may contain milk, an undeclared allergen.
For Sale on Patch: Custom Afghans, Vintage China and More

For Sale on Patch: Custom Afghans, Vintage China and More

Check out these items Patch readers recently posted on our Buy | Sell | Trade announcement board.
Should Employers Have Control Over What Employees Do Outside of Work?

Should Employers Have Control Over What Employees Do Outside of Work?

A Philadelphia-area company's announcement that it would no longer hire smokers hit a nerve with some readers.
Mall Hosting Events in Support of Red Cross

Mall Hosting Events in Support of Red Cross

March is Red Cross Month, and a number of community activities are planned.
70 Pennsylvania UPS Drivers Reach 25 Years Accident-Free

70 Pennsylvania UPS Drivers Reach 25 Years Accident-Free

The shipping company welcomed the safe drivers to its Circle of Honor.
Now Hiring: St. Luke's, Northampton Community College, Ascensus, Rodale

Now Hiring: St. Luke's, Northampton Community College, Ascensus, Rodale

Take a look at new job listings in the Lehigh Valley area.
Deaths Lead to Massive GM Recall of 780,000 Vehicles

Deaths Lead to Massive GM Recall of 780,000 Vehicles

GM has recalled 780,000 vehicles because of a defect that has caused 22 crashes and six fatalities.
Pa. Company Likely Used by Hackers to Hit Target

Pa. Company Likely Used by Hackers to Hit Target

Financial information of up to 70,000 customers was compromised during the hacking incident.
Go Red With the Lehigh Valley Mall

Go Red With the Lehigh Valley Mall

The shopping center will partner with American Heart Association to host community events throughout February in support of American Heart Month.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.