The Cincinnati Enquirer
Wednesday, June 21, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 172
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NO CHAMPION NEWS ON IP'S FIRST DAY
HAMILTON — International Paper Co. is weighing options for its newly acquired Champion International paper mill here, ranging from closure or sale of the facility to bringing in new products.

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Business Headlines for  Wednesday, June 21, 2000

Nasdaq back - with fervor
        Wall Street saw a sight Tuesday it hasn't seen in two months: Nasdaq 4000.

Internet company receives funding
        Internet start-up iWidgets Inc. has landed another $2 million in venture capital, bringing the amount of money raised since fall to nearly $6 million.

Casinos' visitors down, but revenues at $41.8M
        As the weather gets hotter, the two floating casinos in southeastern Indiana attracted about 50,000 fewer visits in May than in April, but they still posted combined “wins” of $41.8 million for the month.

Clear Channel's executive vice president to resign
        Robert L. Lawrence, who helped shape the former Jacor Communications into the third-largest radio company in the nation, announced Tuesday he will resign June 30 from Clear Channel Communications.

Fifth Third plans 3-for-2 split
        Fifth Third Bancorp will split its stock 3-for-2 and raise its quarterly dividend 13 percent, the company said Tuesday.

Industry notes: Retail
        America's love affair with discount continues, as sales and market share among mass merchants keeps growing.

MedPlus teams with Quest Diagnostics
        MedPlus Inc., the Symmes Township electronic medical records company, said Tuesday it has signed a joint marketing agreement with Quest Diagnostics Inc.

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