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Toomey expresses disappointment over rejection of Keystone XL bill

The Keystone XL Pipeline has been touted as the safest and most advanced oil pipeline operation in North America.

Aqua America to sponsor analyst-oriented event

Pennsylvania's water utility Aqua America plans to host an analyst day from 9 to 11:30 a.m., Jan. 14, at Manhattan’s New York Stock Exchange.

Pennsylvania’s medical community gets ready for holiday health needs

Because health-related events don’t always follow the calendar, the commonwealth’s medical community is taking extra steps to ensure preparedness for the holiday season.

Apella Group hired by telecom client ACT

The Apella Group was hired recently by Advanced Call Center Technologies LLC to enhance the firm’s telecommunications, voice infrastructure and expense management capabilities.

National Penn Bancshares to merge with BB&T following shareholder approval

National Penn Bancshares Inc.'s shareholders recently approved the merger of National Penn and BB&T Corporation.

Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Commission awards two dozen Carnegie Medals for outstanding heroism

The Carnegie Hero Fund Commission awarded 24 Carnegie Medals for civilian heroism in the U.S. and Canada, raising the total number of this year’s awards to 84.

Philadelphia’s ACE Westchester reinforces insurance policies for recalls

Philadelphia’s ACE Group recently took steps to strengthen product guarantees with its ACE Recall Plus and ACE Recall Plus for Small Business policies.

'Fortune' names Cohen & Grigsby among top-ranked law firms nationally

Pittsburgh-based law firm Cohen & Grigsby recently announced its inclusion in the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell's 2016 U.S. Top Ranked Law Firms as featured in 'Fortune' magazine.

Philadelphia to receive $1 million from Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Generation Work youth initiative

The Annie E. Casey Foundation will soon release $6 million in grants to promote skill and career building in five American cities, including almost $1 million for Philadelphia.

Polonia Bancorp Inc. voluntarily abandons NASDAQ listing

Polonia Bancorp Inc. recently announced that it will withdraw the company’s common stock from its NASDAQ market listing, effective Monday, Dec. 28.

Gaming and Leisure Properties to purchase The Meadows Racetrack and Casino

Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc. recently disclosed that it will acquire The Meadows Racetrack and Casino for $440 million.

Pennsylvania nursing student's case counted among most ridiculous lawsuits of 2015

The Institute for Legal Reform issued 2015’s “Top 10 Most Ridiculous Lawsuits” Monday in Washington, D.C.

PPG Industries celebrates the completion of 11 global beautification initiatives

Since embarking on its Colorful Communities project in May, PPG Industries has completed a total of 11 ventures internationally, with plans for four more in 2016.

Vertex Inc. wins 'SmartCEO' corporate culture award for 2015

Vertex Inc. has been recognized for exhibiting exemplary corporate culture practices by 'SmartCEO' magazine.

Brown’s bill to bail out dam owners clears resource and energy committee

Legislation to create financial accountability among private dam owners was recently approved by the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee.

Pittsburgh's PPG Paints joins HomeAdvisor Inc. roster

PPG Paints, the Pittsburgh area’s preeminent paint source, has been named an exclusive paint vendor for HomeAdvisor Inc., the online home services marketplace.

Pennsylvania’s Sidecar matches retailers to consumers via Facebook DPAs

Sidecar recently revealed its newest retail solution for commercial users of Facebook's Dynamic Product Ads.

American Association for Cancer Research, Bayer collaborate to offer research grants

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and Bayer recently revealed the 2016 AACR-Bayer Innovation and Discovery Grants program for research targeting oncology treatments and biomarkers.

FHLBank Pittsburgh approves $23.8 million in affordable housing grants

Through its Affordable Housing Program, the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh recently approved $23.8 million in grants for 63 housing projects to benefit low to moderate-income Pennsylvania households.

NexTier Inc., Eureka Financial announce pending merger

NexTier Inc. and Eureka Financial Corp. recently revealed that, following shareholder approval, Eureka Financial Corp. will merge with and into NexTier Inc.

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