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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • General Mills profit beats estimates due to cost cuts

    General Mills Inc affirmed its full-year forecast and reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, and the maker of Cheerios cereal and Betty Crocker cake mixes said it would increase sales through new products. Revenue growth is a...
  • 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...
  • Poll: Democratic, GOP bases disenchanted with their parties

    WASHINGTON Congress heads home for the holidays with a hearty good riddance from voters. Even partisans have soured on their own parties. Republicans are disenchanted with Republicans in Congress, according to a new McClatchy-Marist Poll. Democrats are...
  • Low-cost carmakers outperform fragile European recovery

    European car sales increased by just 1.2 percent last month, with budget brands led by Renault's Dacia faring better as nervous consumers shunned mid-range models in what remains a fragile recovery. Sales advanced to 989,457 cars in November, a...
  • 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...
  • More states encourage socially conscious companies

    In the past four years, 24 states and the District of Columbia have changed their incorporation laws to help companies that aim to deliver social and environmental benefits, not just profits. The move to allow businesses to register and operate as...
  • Italian PM Renzi calls on factious party to unite for reforms

    Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi called on his ruling party on Sunday to unite behind measures he has pledged to breathe life into the euro zone's third-biggest economy after years in or near recession. Renzi has staked much of his political...
  • Orlando ZIP code is least stressed in Florida

    Orlando ZIP code is least stressed in Florida
    Generally speaking, Floridians are pretty stressed out. As I told you before, Florida is actually the most stressed out state in the country thanks mostly to the high unemployment rate and percent of people who don't have health insurance. Real estate...