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Saturday, August 14, 1999 -- Volume 4, No. 227
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GAS PRICE HIGHEST IN 2 YEARS
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Business Headlines for  Saturday, August 14, 1999

Merchandise sales match Reds' success
        Clyde Pridemore glanced around at a recent Cincinnati Reds game and noticed a new look. Not to Cinergy Field, which has had some painting done to it, but to the fans around him.

Paper maker moving here
        Crown Vantage Inc., a manufacturer of specialty and printing papers, is moving its corporate headquarters from Oakland, Calif., to Blue Ash.

Mel Farr target of lawsuit
        DETROIT — Auto dealer Mel Farr thought he'd found a way to offer cars to people with bad credit, and protect his profits — a high-tech dashboard gizmo that prevents cars from starting if the customer is delinquent on payments.

Price report cheers markets
        NEW YORK — Friday the 13th was a good day on Wall Street.

TRISTATE BUSINESS SUMMARY
        The Kroger Co. has agreed to pay $240,000 to 21 people as settlement in an age and disabilities discrimination case filed in Texas in February 1998.

PEOPLE ON THE MOVE
        Suzanne Calardo has been named vice president of marketing at Pease Industries Inc.

TRISTATE MARKET SPOTLIGHT
        Fifth Third Bancorp. stock jumped almost 5 percent Friday, riding a wave of enthusiasm for financial stocks after the government reported an inflation indicator rose less than expected.

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