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Pebble Time Kickstarter project raised $20.3 million

During its monthlong crowdfunding campaign, which ended 10 p.m. ET Friday, Pebble Time shattered two Kickstarter records -- fastest project to raise $1 million (49 minutes) and most raised ($20.3 million).

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It's official: Kleiner Perkins wins gender bias case

Now, it's official: Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers did not discriminate against a former female partner.

But it took a strange turn of events to get to this outcome in a case that has riveted Silicon Valley for weeks.

At issue in the case: Did Kleine...

Uber up and running in Reading

Uber up and running in Reading

The taxi wars in Berks County are heating up.

Downtown Allentown resurgence hopes to extend past hockey

Downtown Allentown resurgence hopes to extend past hockey season

The Lehigh Valley is starting look and feel more like "hockey valley" now the Phantoms are in town.

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Would pilotless planes make sense?

Would you be willing to fly on a plane with no pilot?

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First US penny sold for $1.2 million

The first U.S. penny is 223 years old, and is also worth a lot more than one cent.

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Google's new CFO and her $70 million pay package

Google snagged a star to be its new chief financial officer, and will pay her like one. Ruth Porat, formerly the CFO of Morgan Stanley, received a $70 million-plus cash and stock deal from Google.

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ALDI announces plans for shuttered Bottom Dollar stores

ALDI has completed its purchase of 66 former Bottom Dollar Food stores throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Ohio.

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Aldi will reopen two former Bottom Dollar stores

The Aldi grocery chain plans to reopen two former Bottom Dollar grocery stores in the Lehigh Valley.

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Lufthansa will now keep 2 crew members in cockpits

Lufthansa was forced to introduce new rules on keeping two crew members in the cockpit at all times after its Germanwings flight crash killed 150 people on Tuesday.

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New Jersey theme park to cut 18K trees to go solar

A theme park plans to cut down more than 18,000 trees for the construction of a solar farm.

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The big profits of payday lenders may be over

About 12 million Americans take out payday loans every year. It's a big -- and controversial -- business.

Local economist says economy continues to improve

Local economist says economy continues to improve

Kamran Afshar spoke to members of the Lehigh County Bar Association on Thursday.

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