The Cincinnati Enquirer
Saturday, June 27, 1998 -- Volume 3, No. 178
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5/3 NOW NO. 1 IN DAYTON
Fifth Third Bancorp became Dayton, Ohio's largest bank and mortgage lender Friday when it completed its acquisition of CitFed Bancorp Inc.
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Cinergy cancels conservation alert
Cinergy Corp. canceled its plea Friday evening for Greater Cincinnatians to conserve energy. It doesn't expect to ask customers to cut their power use over the weekend.


Electricity's getting scarce
Tristate residents aren't alone in being asked to scale back electricity use as a heat wave scorches the eastern half of the nation.
ITT closing plant
About 350 people will lose their jobs in Bond Hill when ITT Industries Inc. closes its only Cincinnati plant by midyear 1999.
Judge sanctions UDF lawyers on technicality
COLUMBUS -- A federal judge sanctioned United Dairy Farmers' lawyers Friday for unfairly pressuring the mother of a controversial witness in a race-discrimination lawsuit pending against the convenience-store chain.
Macy's to peddle wares at Web site
There may not be a Macy's in Cincinnati, but soon there could be one in almost every Cincinnatian's home.
INDUSTRY NOTES
Some analysts have been revising the earnings estimates for Dillard's Inc., based on its pending acquisition of Mercantile Stores Co. Inc. Now, it looks like the deal has better-positioned other retailers -- to the dubious placement of leading takeover candidates.
TRISTATE SUMMARY
Three companies, including a 332-employee drug-benefits center proposed for Fairfield by Merck-Medco Managed Care, will go before the state of Ohio Monday for tax credits to start or expand operations in the area.
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