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15 hrs ago | WFMZ

PPL Center hosts open house

Some people who didn't get a chance to check out the PPL Center on Friday night took advantage of a free open house this weekend. Less than 24 hours after rock and roll legends The Eagles played to a sold out house, the PPL Center hosted a community open house.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Morning Call

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers continue to continue to strike a chord with hypnotic rock tunes

Rock and roll legend Tom Petty is photographed in the studio of his L.A. area home. His 'Hypnotic Eye' tour comes to the PPL Center in Allentown on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Pop/Rock, Punk, Tom Petty, Energy, Los Angeles, CA, The Heartbreakers, Music, Entertainment

Benzinga

3 Nuclear Energy Projects That Could Begin Soon

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved a generic environmental impact statement a few weeks ago. The statement is in response a 2012 U.S. Court of Appeals ruling, and it clears the way for storing spent nuclear energy for one hundred years or more.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Environment, Science, Energy, Erie, MI, DTE Energy

Fri Sep 12, 2014

NJ.com

Allentown hockey arena already improving city's perception, patrons say

Rick Werkheiser, 63, used to visit Allentown a lot in his youth, and still remembers running up and down the streets back in the days of the Hess's Department Store. But as time passed, and Allentown's reputation became less and less friendly, the Bethlehem resident became much more likely to frequent the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks or Sands Casino in Bethlehem, or the State Theatre in Easton .

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Related Topix: Allentown, PA, Energy, New Tripoli, PA, Lehigh County, PA, Germansville, PA

WFMZ-TV Allentown

The Eagles play to sold-out crowds at the PPL Center

In the hours leading up to the concert, the city was bustling. Cars filed into center city and people filled the streets and ate at nearby restaurants.

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Related Topix: Energy, Allentown, PA, Orefield, PA

The Morning Call

Gerlach and Edwards: Will Allentown rise together?

During this time of celebrating the physical and structural transformation of downtown Allentown and the official opening of the PPL Center arena, our advocacy group, Jobs for Allentown, remains vigilant. It was recently reported that out of the five businesses that have been tracked, 445 jobs have been created in the Neighborhood Improvement Zone.

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WFMZ

Setting the stage at the PPL Center, opening night is finally here

Crews started early Friday morning setting up inside the PPL Center for the first event at the brand new arena. Crowds funneled into Allentown, visiting the restaurants in the area before doors opened to the Eagles concert at 6:30 p.m. "It's exciting, it's a long time coming, we've been doing this for months, years really," said Jacquelyn Holowaty, the assistant general manager of the PPL Center.

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The Morning Call

Cher's illness postpones Allentown's PPL Center concert

Cher performs at Staples Center in Los Angeles during the first leg of her "Dressed to Kill" tour. Cher, who late Monday postponed two shows as she undertakes bed rest to overcome an acute viral infection, on Friday added Monday's show at PPL Center to the list.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Cher, Pop/Rock, Allentown, PA, Energy, Entertainment

NJ.com

What to expect during tonight's Eagles concert in Allentown

Tonight's Eagles concert at the PPL Center in Allentown not only marks the first show at the hockey arena but the complete band's first trip to the Lehigh Valley . The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees' recent performances have been on the lengthier side, broken into two sets, plus an encore, and not exactly loosening their load when it comes to playing the hits.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, The Eagles, Energy, Music, Entertainment

The Morning Call

Top 5 Eagles songs we're looking forward to hearing at Allentown's PPL Center

The whole early 1970 radio rock music scene was far too mellow for me. I was far more into Led Zeppelin, then starting in the late 1970s, punk rock.

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Pocono Record

'Anything Goes' at Wallenpaupack hike in Hawley

PPL Corp. will hold an "Anything Goes Hike" at 1 p.m. Saturday at PPL's Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, 126 PPL Drive, Hawley. Naturalist Rick Koval will lead a woodland adventure, searching for salamanders, dragonflies, edible plants, poisonous mushrooms and anything else that crosses his path.

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Seeking Alpha

Exelon: Targeting Stability

Exelon Corp. is among the leading utility companies in the U.S. The company has been undertaking initiatives to increase its regulated power operations, as unregulated business operations stay weak, because of soft forward power prices. As a result of the volatile and weak unregulated power market, the stock price has had a rollercoaster ride in the last few years.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Federal Appeals Court Sides with PPL, Affirms New Jersey Court...

The judges ruled that the federal government has exclusive control over interstate rates for capacity payments to electric power generators. The law, which enabled selected generators to receive preferential capacity prices, intruded into an area of regulation reserved for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission under the Federal Power Act.

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Related Topix: Energy, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

The Atlantic

The Eagles Come to Allentown, and So Does 'American Futures'

Tomorrow is the first day in an old city's new life - or so the city leaders hope and believe. PPL Center arena in the heart of downtown Allentown, as it looked two weeks ago.

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Hispanic Business

Pembina Pipeline Corporation Announces Closing of $250 Million Preferred Share Offering

Due to strong investor demand, the size of the Offering was increased from an originally proposed offering of 6,000,000 Series 7 Preferred Shares plus an underwriters' option to purchase up to an additional 2,000,000 Series 7 Preferred Shares , as well as to fund a portion of the remainder of the Company's 2014 capital expenditure program and for general corporate purposes. The Transaction is subject to regulatory approvals including approval of the National Energy Board and under the Competition Act and natural gas liquids produced in western .

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NJ.com

By bolstering public safety around PPL Center, Allentown officials...

That's the continuing refrain among public safety officials eager to see the PPL Center open for its inaugural concert Friday when The Eagles come to play for the 10,000-seat arena . "I have officers upset they can't work that night," said Allentown police Capt.

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WFMZ

Willl arena opening deter public from county commissioners' meetings?

Don't let fear of finding a parking space in center-city Allentown keep you from attending public meetings of the Lehigh County commissioners - at least not for the rest of this year. That's the message county officials have for residents, with the first major event in the PPL Center just two days away.

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Related Topix: Allentown, PA, Lehigh County, PA, Energy

The Morning Call

Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

One, the Eagles are one of the best-selling rock groups of all time - the only band to have two albums in the top 15 best-sellers of all time. More than that, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers were one of the seminal acts in merging country and rock.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Rock & Roll, Rock-N-Roll, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Energy, Allentown, PA, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Morning Call

Lee Butz: PPL Center worth the risk

Officials shoot inaugural hockey pucks at the opening of the arena at PPL Center. The PPL Center in downtown Allentown officially opened on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Energy, Allentown, PA, Whitehall, PA

NJ.com

Allentown hockey arena praised as 'beacon to the future' in grand opening

When you take your first step into or out of Allentown 's new hockey arena, one of the first sights you see is the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument at 7th and Hamilton streets. For state Sen. Pat Browne , that couldn't be more appropriate: a symbol of the city's past alongside the PPL Center , which he said represents the future of Allentown and the whole Lehigh Valley.

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