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A.G. Lafley: A year leading P&G
        In a wide-ranging interview with The Enquirer, Procter & Gamble's president looks back on his first year at the helm of a corporate ship which had been drifting badly.

Comair step shows U.S. worry
        An intense lobbying effort from politicians and Greater Cincinnati business leaders helped compel the Bush administration to intervene in the Comair pilots strike.

Cards are a labor of love
        Spend some time with 5-year-old Sarah Wenke, and her resemblance to the images on paper become apparent: pixie bangs framing an expression of happiness all her own.

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Seagram's transition predicted as smooth
        A top executive of France's Pernod Ricard said Tuesday the company envisions few changes at Joseph E. Seagram & Son's Lawrenceburg distillery when its pending $8.2 billion joint acquisition of Seagram with Diageo Plc is completed.

Denny's to end area operations
        The three local Denny's restaurants will close Thursday, ending the chain's decades-long presence in Greater Cincinnati, Denny's parent company said Tuesday.

Word on Zonic may be in days
        The uncertain future of 33-year-old Zonic Corp., a Clermont County developer of computerized test and measurement equipment, might be clear soon.

Columbia Federal's owner and Camco Financial merge
        Camco Financial Corp., the Cambridge, Ohio-based owner of Advantage Bank, will acquire the owner of Columbia Federal Savings Bank in Northern Kentucky for $30.2 million, the companies said Tuesday.

OPEC to maintain output, will meet in July about Iraq
        VIENNA, Austria — OPEC members agreed Tuesday to keep pumping oil at their current levels and to meet again in July to assess the impact of Iraq's suspension of its crude exports.

Productivity rate lowest in eight years
        WASHINGTON — American workers' productivity, a key ingredient to economic prosperity, posted its worst quarterly showing since 1993 during the first three months of the year.

Sugar not sweet in candy capital
        CHICAGO — The candy capital of the world is sour about high U.S. sugar prices.

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Summertime, and spending is easy
        Consumers appear to see blue skies ahead as they make purchases for their summer recreation, retailers said last week.