The Cincinnati Enquirer
Saturday, July 17, 1999 -- Volume 4, No. 198
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OBESITY STUDY WILL TAKE YEARS
        A joint effort between Procter & Gamble researchers and scientists at the University of Cincinnati's Obesity Research Center could result in new products to help consumers lose weight.
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Business Headlines for  Saturday, July 17, 1999

P&G ranks second in advertising spending
        Procter & Gamble was the second-biggest spender on media advertising in the United States through the first three months of 1999, according to figures released Friday by Competitive Media Reporting.

Shuttle America could be new airline for Lunken Airport
        With plans in their infancy to bring a commercial carrier to Lunken Airport, the municipal airport has caught the interest of an airline.

New Web addresses may make you blush
        WASHINGTON — $%#$&!!-dot-com might soon find a home on the Internet.

Teasdale Fenton may have buyer
        A Detroit-based dry-cleaning company is looking at acquiring the defunct Teasdale Fenton Cleaners, a move that could rescue one of the industry's oldest names and step up competition.

Farm helped florist find her occupation
        Barbara Browne swears she didn't plan on getting into the dried flower business.

INDUSTRY NOTES: RETAIL
        Job growth in the retail sector is not expected to keep pace with all U.S. industries, but it is anticipated to expand by about 1 percent a year through 2006, an industry trade group says.

TRISTATE BUSINESS SUMMARY
        The Environmental Protection Agency has requested information abouttwo Cinergy Corp. plants as part of a broad inquiry into possible pollution violations at coal-fired operations.

TRISTATE EARNINGS REPORTS
        NS Group Inc., the Newport tubular steel producer, reported a net loss for the fiscal third quarter on sharply lowered sales triggered by the slump in oil and gas drilling activity.

TRISTATE MARKET SPOTLIGHT
        Multi-Color Corp. added another 75 cents Friday, bringing its gain since Wednesday to $1.371/2, or more than 24 percent.

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