The Cincinnati Enquirer
Sunday, July 9, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 190
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PUTTING FAST-FOOD TO THE TEST
        In the old days, special orders didn't upset the workers slinging burgers and other edibles at fast-food restaurant drive-throughs. They just got them wrong a lot — and drive-throughs weren't always that fast, either. But times are changing, say some industry representatives, because the drive-through is a fast-food restaurant's highway to profits.

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Business Headlines for  Sunday, July 09, 2000

Outages predicted in some parts of U.S.
        As this summer moves into its hottest months, federal officials and the power industry are watching the nation's electric grids and cautioning that a severe hot spell — combined with possible supply problems — could cause power outages in some parts of the country.

Kings Island visitors can keep in touch
        Paramount's Kings Island just got a little friendlier for harried parents. Auralinx Communications of Cincinnati is renting two-way radios at the Mason amusement park to help parents keep tabs on their wandering children.

What's the Buzz?
        The former industrial site of Carthage Mills will complete its transformation to a housing development next fall when it hosts CitiRama 2001 at a site surrounded by Fairpark, 68th and 66th streets in Carthage.

Drafting firm offers much more
        The CAD in MAC'S CAD stands for “Computer Aided Drafting” but it describes only one facet of this firm's capabilities.

SMALL-BUSINESS DIARY
        Recruiting and retaining workers tops the list as challenges to the growth and survival of small and mid-sized businesses, according to the eighth annual survey conducted by Arthur Andersen and National Small Business United.

NEWSMAKERS OF THE FUTURE
Want to know the future? Check out this list. We call it “21 to watch” — 21 rising stars in the fields of news, politics, business, arts and entertainment, food and sports for the 21st century.
21 to watch

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