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  • With demand weak, General Mills profit, sales drop

    MINNEAPOLIS General Mills' fiscal second-quarter net profits dropped by 37 percent as weak demand continued to gnaw at the big packaged food maker. Its adjusted operating profit, which excluded restructuring expenses, was above analysts' estimates....
  • Avon School Board OKs Budget That Increases Spending 1.72%

    AVON — The school board has adopted a $52.8 million budget for the upcoming school year that represents a spending increase of about 1.72 percent from this year's level. The board on Tuesday adopted the budget propposed by Superintendent Gary...
  • Few Allergan execs to keep top jobs in Actavis takeover

    Few Allergan execs to keep top jobs in Actavis takeover
    The soon-to-be owner of Irvine-based Allergan Inc. announced sweeping leadership changes that pass over many current executives including the Botox maker's CEO. Irish pharmaceutical giant Actavis expects to finalize its $66-billion acquisition in the...
  • Cupich takes on an archdiocese in the red

     Cupich takes on an archdiocese in the red
    Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich inherited a church last month that has operated in the red for many years and is tens of millions of dollars in debt. But the Archdiocese's financial picture is on the rebound, driven in large part by the improving health...
  • Navistar closing Indianapolis facility, cutting 180 jobs

    Navistar closing Indianapolis facility, cutting 180 jobs
    Navistar International said Monday it plans to close its foundry operations in Indianapolis in summer 2015. Navistar said it will eliminate 180 jobs and expects to reduce costs by $13 million annually. The foundry produces engine blocks and heads...
  • EBay's split with PayPal could cost thousands of jobs, report says

    SAN JOSE, Calif. EBay is reportedly considering laying off thousands of employees as it prepares to shed its huge online payments division, PayPal. Citing unidentified, "people familiar with the company's thinking," the Wall Street Journal said this week...
  • Economy sluggish, jurisdictions look to cut budgets

    Economy sluggish, jurisdictions look to cut budgets
    Government workers in Harford County are being encouraged to take early retirement. In Howard County, departments have been told to cut costs by 5 percent. Baltimore City officials are preparing to close a $15 million shortfall. Midway through the...
  • SeaWorld CEO stepping aside as company announces layoffs

    SeaWorld CEO stepping aside as company announces layoffs
    With its stock price suffering and attendance dropping, SeaWorld announced Thursday that CEO and President Jim Atchison is stepping down and it is laying off employees. A company spokesman would not say whether the board asked for Atchison's...
  • The world still needs its dictionaries, but how we define them is changing

    The world still needs its dictionaries, but how we define them is changing
    At a recent dinner party I brought up the subject of dictionaries, drawing a sharp and immediate response: "Dictionary?" said a friend, "Who needs a dictionary? If I need a word I just look it up on my phone." What he meant was "who needs a printed...
  • PepsiCo cutting jobs in Chicago

    PepsiCo has started cutting jobs in Chicago, the latest step in a long-running effort to trim costs as demand softens for some of its soft drinks and snacks. The eliminated positions come from a variety of levels and appear to account for a sizable...
  • Detroit emerges from nation's largest municipal bankruptcy

    The nation’s largest municipal bankruptcy ended Wednesday when the lawyer overseeing Detroit’s fiscal recovery declared the crisis over and gave elected officials control of their own budget for the first time in 20 months, a deal made...