Comair pilots' deal shaky
        Leaders of Comair's pilots union won't endorse the company's contract proposal to be voted on by the entire membership later this month, saying they will present it “neutrally.”

Kroger to restate earnings
        News of a solid fourth quarter for Kroger Co. was tempered by accounting irregularities at a Southern California unit that will force Kroger to restate earnings for the past two years.

Business Headlines for  Tuesday, March 06, 2001

P&G, Whirlpool test appliance
        Procter & Gamble Co. and Whirlpool Corp. recently threw some ideas together in the research-and-development spin cycle and pulled out a fresh new fabric-care product already in preliminary tests in a small number of homes.

Hill-Rom cuts Indiana jobs
        Hill-Rom Co., Hillenbrand Industries Inc.'s hospital bed unit, said Monday about half the 200 jobs it will eliminate in a restructuring will come from its Batesville, Ind., operations.

Broughton acquires MYCOM consultants
        The officers of Blue Ash-based Broughton International Enterprise and Web Solutions are acquiring Cincinnati computer consultants MYCOM Group Inc., the companies said Monday.

Tristate Summary
        No purchase agreement was struck Monday for Donahue Securities — despite a court-ordered deadline for the broker-dealer to file plans to reimburse about 123 clients.

What's the Buzz?
        Delta Air Lines is making it easier for stockholders and potential investors to get news and information about the company.

Intel fights for its share
        During more than three decades, Intel Corp. has built an empire by making the microprocessors that run the vast majority of the world's computers.

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