Runway wins FAA approval
        The airport will be able to build a 2,000-foot extension to an existing runway after all, thanks in part to some help from its biggest customers.

Work on DHL hub resumes
        DHL Worldwide Express restarted construction this week on its $213 million package-sorting facility after a one-year delay because of the softening economy.

P&G ad man looks for the best
        Jim Stengel works at Procter & Gamble Co., but he knows that P&G's way isn't the only way that works. He's used marketers from Johnson & Johnson and Ford Motor Co. to help fine-tune Procter's marketing department.

Suit filed against Fiorini
        A Cincinnati woman who says she was duped by George Fiorini's 10 Percent Income Plus Plan in 1999 has filed the first lawsuit, and it welcomes other victims to join.

Tip sheet hits inboxes
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Factory orders rise for big-ticket goods
        WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket goods rose a larger-than-expected 2.6 percent in January, suggesting that the nation's battered manufacturing sector is edging toward a recovery.

Stock analysts testify on Enron
        WASHINGTON — Wall Street analysts who recommended Enron stock as the company slid toward bankruptcy testified Wednesday they were not influenced by their own firms' investments and had seen no signs of serious trouble.

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        Milacron Inc. has settled a third patent-infringement claim that it filed last summer against four European suppliers of plastic-molding machines.

Greater Cincinnati 100
        Manufacturing dominates the field among Greater Cincinnati's 100 biggest private companies.
11 companies break into top 100
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