AK Steel criticizes governor
Already fighting with the state of Ohio in the courtroom, AK Steel Corp. has taken the battle to the governor's mansion.

Airbus wins Emirates order
Airbus SAS Monday won an order for 41 planes from Emirates, the Middle East's fastest-growing airline, giving the European company a boost in passing Boeing Co. this year as the world's biggest plane maker.

What's the Buzz?
Beginning Aug. 1, the price of a ticket in and out of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport will rise $1.50.

Making It
Promotions & new on the job.

Tipsheet improved
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SUNDAY SPOTLIGHT   (Index of Sunday stories)
Golf legion grows, but links lonelier
The sellout crowds this weekend at the U.S. Open golf tournament in suburban Chicago underscore the growing interest in the game, spurred largely by the tournament's wildly popular defending champion, Tiger Woods.

Pasta Wagon ready for franchise phase
For eight years, Barry Rubinstein has forged his own path through the forest of business development, carefully marking his trail so that he can help others replicate his success.

Top private firms saw recession
Even before the recession hit in March 2001, Greater Cincinnati's largest private businesses saw the tough times coming.

Drees Co. grabs top ranking in the 100
The Drees Co. earned the top spot in this year's Greater Cincinnati 100, but company officials say that the home builder is even bigger now.

Vehicle dealers showed the way
The tech bubble burst, the U.S. economy slumped, and consumers ducked for cover from terrorists.
These 100 show best of can-do spirit
Health care costs bite deep
Accountable to themselves
Habegger posts 50th profit in 50th year
Builder moves up - for now
Floturn flourishes as others fall
Sumerel service adds to revenue
Companies: Outlook for economy is grim
Everclear emerges as true up-and-comer

Erpenbeck archive
A. William Erpenbeck spent years building a company that appears to be crumbling. One of the Tristate's biggest home builders, the Erpenbeck Co., is under federal investigation for a suspected bank fraud that is affecting lenders, subcontractors and home owners. Click here for links to all Enquirer reports.