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Roundup: Sunoco gas station at Pittsburgh airport to close for upgrades; Google, Johnson & Johnson team up to build robot surgeons; more

Staff and Wire Reports
Pittsburgh airport Sunoco  to close for upgrades The gas station at Pittsburgh International Airport will close for about six weeks April 6 while Sunoco ...

Roundup: Headhunter reportedly solicits candidates to replace BNY Mellon CEO ; Yahoo says it will buy back $2B in stock; more

Wire Reports
Report: Headhunter solicits candidates  for BNY Mellon CEO At the prompting of at least one director of Bank of New York Mellon Corp, an executive recruiting firm has come up with a list of potential candidates to replace embattled ...

Roundup: Comcast says $45B Time Warner Cable deal to take longer; PayPal to pay $7.7M in sanctions violations settlement; more

From Wire Reports
Comcast says $45B Time Warner acquisition delayed by FCC review Comcast said its $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable could take longer than expected ...

Roundup: Comcast gets social to shake bad customer-service reputation; US Airways frequent-flier accounts to be folded into American Airlines; more

Staff and Wire Reports
Comcast bolsters  social media crew Comcast is adding more social media representatives as it tries to work on its reputation for inefficient, unresponsive or ...

Roundup: Citizens parent reducing stake in the bank; Alcoa CEO received 23% pay increase in 2014; more

By Trib Total Media
Citizens parent to sell 2nd batch of bank’s stock Citizens Financial Group said Monday that its British parent is selling a second batch of stock in the Rhode Island-based regional bank after its initial public offering in September. A common stock ...

Roundup: Atlantic City’s newest tourism push touts entertainment; Frontier Airlines to raise some checked-bag fees; more

From Wire Reports
Embattled group to start Atlantic City campaign Threatened with extinction but with no one having yet told it to stop, the organization that promotes Atlantic ...

Roundup: UPMC to expand hospice care with acquisition; U.S. Steel begins work on electric arc furnace; more

Staff and Wire Reports
UPMC acquisition  to expand hospice care UPMC and Presbyterian SeniorCare announced a plan to acquire Mt. Lebanon-based Family Hospice and Palliative Care, the state’s ...

Roundup: Starbucks delivery to start in Seattle, New York City; Global watchdog turns a bit more rosy on world economy; more

Wire Reports
Starbucks delivery to start  in Seattle, New York City Starbucks said it will start delivering to customers in select parts of Seattle and New York City this year. The details were discussed at the coffee chain’s annual meeting Wednesday. In Seattle, ...

Roundup: Pennsylvania nears end of drilling royalties investigation; American Airlines CEO says Gulf carriers put U.S. jobs at risk; more

Wire Reports
Pennsylvania nears end of investigation into drilling royalties Pennsylvania state investigators are close to wrapping up an investigation into complaints that landowners in northeastern Pennsylvania are being cheated out of royalties by natural gas companies exploring the Marcellus shale, ...

Business roundup: U.S. Steel CEO Longhi’s compensation doubled in 2014; more

Staff and Wire Reports
U.S. Steel CEO’s compensation doubled in 2014, filing reveals U.S. Steel Corp. CEO Mario Longhi’s pay more than doubled last year to $13.2 million, the Downtown-based steelmaker wrote in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Longhi, who ...

Roundup: Rail products maker Foster to buy oilfield service firm; Georgia lawsuit against GM settles again; more

Staff and Wire Reports
Rail products maker Foster to buy oilfield service firm Rail products maker L.B. Foster Co. announced plans Friday to buy Houston-based Inspection Oilfield Services for ...

Roundup: Rice Energy posts $103.8 million profit in 4Q; Coke CEO gets $18.1M after company fails to meet targets; more

Staff and Wire Reports
Rice Energy posts $103.8M proft in 4Q Rice Energy Inc. brought online more Marcellus shale wells than expected during the fourth quarter of last ...

Roundup: ExOne names replacement former steel executive as CEO; study says many workers could see cuts in pension benefits; more

Staff and Wire Reports
Former steel executive named ExOne president The ExOne Co. said it hired one of its board members, Hans J. Sack, as president of the ...

Roundup: EQT sells pipeline operations in West Virginia; Target lays off 1,700; moore

From Staff and Wire Reports
EQT sells Marcellus pipeline operations to spin-off company EQT Corp. said it is selling its Marcellus pipeline gathering operations in Northern West Virginia for $1.05 ...

Business roundup: Beaver Valley plant to move spent fuel to dry storage; more

Staff and Wire Reports
Beaver Valley plant to begin storing spent fuel outside reactor building FirstEnergy Corp.’s Beaver Valley nuclear power plant could start moving spent fuel rods from a pool inside one of its two reactor buildings to a storage area at ...

Roundup: TurboTax maker says it received inquiries from federal investigators about tax fraud; Chrysler recalls minivans, SUVs to fix ignition switches; more

From Wire Reports
TurboTax maker questioned by feds about tax fraud Intuit, the maker of TurboTax, said Friday that federal authorities from the Department of Justice and other government agencies have asked the company for more information over a surge in tax fraud ...

Roundup: Google provides car insurance quotes in latest expansion; Applications for jobless benefits hit 10-month high; more

Wire Reports
Google provides  car insurance quotes  in latest expansion Google is helping California drivers shop for car insurance as part of a new service that could ...

Roundup: Walnut Capital to spend $14M on to build East Liberty apartments; US services firms grow at faster pace in February; more

From Staff and Wire Reports
Walnut Capital  to spend $14M  on apartments A six-story luxury apartment building planned in East Liberty will use the facades of historic buildings slated for demolition, a Shadyside developer said Wednesday. Walnut Capital Partners is spending $14 million — ...

Roundup: AEO promotes two executives to lead brands; Target plans $2b in cost-cutting moves; more

From Staff and Wire Reports
AEO promotes 2 executives American Eagle Outfitters Inc., which hasn’t had a permanent CEO in more than a year, promoted two of its executives to ...

Business roundup: W.Pa. gasoline prices rise nearly 9 cents in week; more

Staff and Wire Reports
W.Pa. gas prices up nearly 9 cents during past week The spike in gasoline prices continues, prompted by refinery maintenance and shutdowns that could continue for several weeks. The average price at Western Pennsylvania pumps rose nearly 9 cents per gallon ...