The Cincinnati Enquirer
Saturday, March 21, 1998 -- Volume 3, No. 80
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BELL GETS FLEXIBILITY TO COMPETE
The tentative settlement with business and comsumer groups calls for a freeze on basic residential rates through at least July 1, 2001, and calls for an estimated $12 million reduction in company's rates to $336 million annually.
Q&A: Rate freeze won't preclude increases
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Skyline suitor plans third offer after vote delayed
News of the potential offer from Meritage Hospitality Group in Grand Rapids, Mich., came after Skyline unexpectedly postponed a special shareholder vote earlier Friday.


Wausau-Mosinee to cut jobs
Wausau-Mosinee Paper Corp. announced plans to eliminate about 300 jobs, or 8 percent of its work force, in a restructuring that will affect its two mills in Middletown.

TRISTATE SUMMARY
Procter & Gamble Co.'s Brazilian subsidiary said it plans to sell its underperforming Phebo brand soap factory in the Amazon as part of a worldwide product improvement program.

BUSINESS NOTES: RETAIL
The operator of Brocke & Paul's IGA stores in Lebanon and Franklin filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this week and will shutter the Franklin store due to poor performance.

FRIDAY'S BUSINESS STORIES
Sports News at the Wire
Boeing cuts jobs
Computer tax filing
Internet Taxes
New Java
Fidelity Funds
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Asia crisis
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