The Cincinnati Enquirer
Saturday, Oct. 9, 1999 -- Volume 4, No. 283
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KROGER STRIKE POSSIBLE TONIGHT
        Contract talks between the Kroger Co. and 8,400 of its Greater Cincinnati workers broke off Friday with no agreement, prompting the union to give notice it intends to strike at midnight tonight.
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Business Headlines for  Saturday, Oct. 9, 1999

Double whammy hits air passengers
        Fly out of Greater Cincinnati and chances are that you'll pay more — both to the airline and the travel agent — thanks to separate actions taken Friday by major airlines.

Inner G has P&G drinking to its health
        New Age consumers will be able to toast the next millennium with an “Inner G” — a charged drink from Procter & Gamble that the company says will quench thirst and fight fatigue all in one gulp.

Office park at home in Mason
        MASON — There's no sign of a slowdown in boomtown Mason.

Skyline serves up $50,000 to loyal customer
        Skyline Chili celebrated a birthday, but it was a loyal customer that went home with the big present.

TRISTATE MARKET SPOTLIGHT
        Eli Lilly & Co. gained $2.75, or about 3.9 percent, on Friday to close at $73.46.

IBM cuts up to 10% of computer workers
        NEW YORK — IBM is reducing up to 10 percent of its personal computer work force, or up to 1,000 workers, in a cost-cutting effort to turn around the division, which lost nearly $1 billion last year.

TRISTATE BUSINESS SUMMARY
        Aurba Edward “Ed” Shelley Jr. has been re-elected president of the Armco Employees Independent Federation (AEIF) which represents 3,200 workers at AK Steel's Middletown Works.

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