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Five takeaways from BB&T's plans to eliminate its Allentown regional headquarters

5 monthes ago   |   By The Morning Call

BB&T Corp. announced Thursday it is eliminating its Allentown regional headquarters, which sits smack in the middle of a rejuvenated Center City in a hard-to-miss building blazoned with its name and topped by American flags. In making the move to have two instead of three regional centers in Pennsylvania,...
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Andrea, Atlantic season's 1st named subtropical storm, forms

Andrea, Atlantic season's 1st named subtropical storm, forms

Subtropical storm Andrea has formed 335 miles southwest of Bermuda. Read more ...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was difficult, but necessary'

A business that owns Ann Taylor, Lane Bryant and other clothing stores is closing the decades-old staple Dressbarn. Read more ...

Henri-KO: Arsenal confirm Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final over safety...

Henri-KO: Arsenal confirm Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final over safety concerns in Azerbaijan

Arsenal have confirmed midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will not travel with the team to next week's UEFA Europa League final at the Baku Olympic Stadium against Chelsea over... Read more ...

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

A judge has cleared the way for the parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet who died in a skiing accident to use his frozen sperm to produce a child. Read more ...

Homicide investigation underway after man found shot in Durham

Homicide investigation underway after man found shot in Durham

Durham police were investigating a homicide after a man was found with multiple gunshot wounds on Tuesday morning. Read more ...

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online

BERLIN - The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to... Read more ...

'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

In an effort to support foster children and families, there's a new Muppet family living on Sesame Street. Read more ...

Gov. Charlie Baker to refile sexual predators bill

Gov. Charlie Baker to refile sexual predators bill

Gov. Charlie Baker plans to refile his bill to limit the release of convicted sex offenders. Read more ...

Ford announces cuts to 10% of its workforce, totaling 7,000 jobs

Ford announces cuts to 10% of its workforce, totaling 7,000 jobs

The company says it is undertaking a major restructuring, and that it will trim thousands of jobs by August. Read more ...

Alleged Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant charged with terrorism

Alleged Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant charged with terrorism

The Muslim-hating white-supremacist behind February's deadly shooting rampage in two New Zealand mosques was formally charged with terrorism early Tuesday. Brenton Tarrant, who... Read more ...