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US employers ratchet up the pressure on the unvaccinated

Employers are increasingly losing patience with unvaccinated workers. A growing number of businesses are requiring their employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19, alarmed by the rise of the more …

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Belarus sends reporter to prison over deleted chat messages

A court in Belarus has convicted a journalist of insulting the president in messages in a deleted chat group and sentenced him to 1 1/2 years in prison, the Belarusian Association of Journalists says…

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US manufacturing increases again, but at slower pace in July

Growth in U.S. manufacturing slowed for a second straight month in July amid ongoing supply-chain problems. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, said Monday that…

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SPIE and IBM Quantum Name Delaware State University Professor Renu Tripathi First Recipient of $100,000 IBM-SPIE HBCU Faculty Accelerator Award

BELLINGHAM, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 2, 2021--

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Tower Health plans 'strategic alliance' with Penn Medicine

The board says the decision follows a months-long process to consider options for a path forward, as Tower Health was in financial trouble …

Mack Trucks to hire 400 at Lower Macungie facility

Mack Trucks plans to hire 400 people this year at its Lehigh Valley plant.

Merck second quarter sales up from 2020

Feeding the hopes of an expanding number of cancer patients, and their families, Keytruda received several Food and Drug Administration app…

Carpenter Technology continues steady recovery

Carpenter continues to show improving results when looked at sequentially versus the previous fiscal quarter.

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Discounted tickets available ahead of Great Allentown Fair

The Allentown Fair Box Office will be open Thursdays in August from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for discounted tickets for fair admission and rides.

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Santa's Rudolph to soar from screen to stage in Reading

Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday.

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IronPigs' Daniel Brito suffers medical emergency, weekend games postponed

Fans continue to wait for news about the Lehigh Valley IronPigs third baseman after a medical emergency during a game on Saturday.

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Volunteers help paint mural in Emmaus

The stroke of a paint brush is the little bit of tender loving care a 158-foot-long building at the Emmaus Community Park needed.

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