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Wilkes-Barre, Pa. — Couponing is alive and well, and internet shopping coupons are often a Google search away. To determine the most popular internet shopping coupons across the United States, Forbes Advisor has analyzed five years of Google Trends data. 

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JetBlue Airways has agreed to buy Spirit Airlines for $3.8 billion and create the nation’s fifth-largest airline if the deal can win approval from antitrust regulators.

Toys "R" Us announced the closure of 180 stores in mid-April of 2018, including the location outside the Lycoming Mall in Pennsdale. In the spring of 2019, Ollie's Bargain Outlet took over the property.

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This week, we're bringing you another update on the hot topic of gas prices. While gas apps may help you find locations for savings, some savings can be made by simply changing or maintaining treatment of your vehicle.

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(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden met with a collection of business leaders, governors and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Wednesday to discuss increasing domestic tech manufacturing to compete with China.

Allentown, Pa. -- PPL Corporation received approval from the Rhode Island Division of Public Utilities and Carriers to acquire The Narragansett Electric Company from National Grid USA on Feb. 23, 2022. The acquisition is expected to be completed in March.

Washington, D.C. - United States Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson has unveiled a resource guide to help rural community leaders start and expand employment opportunities and access resources for training, recruiting, and creating a sustaina…

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This year was not kind to anyone, especially the retail business. The COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown last spring was enough to drive an already fragile state for retail even further into the hole. Several retail chains called it quits this year, including Pier 1 Imports and Pet Valu.

Penndale, Pa. – Another store is leaving the Lycoming Mall. Justice, a retailer of clothing for tween girls, recently started a liquidation sale. On Friday evening, the store had signs advertising up to 60 percent off merchandise. An employee at the mall store did not have a closing date, bu…

Washington, D.C. -- Earlier this week, the National Safety Council (NSC) along with over 50 partner organizations sent a request to Vice President Mike Pence urging the federal government to provide COVID-19 testing to workers who are at risk and providing essential business services.