The Cincinnati Enquirer
Saturday, July 29, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 210
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ESTATE TAX REPEAL MAY AFFECT CHARITIES
Avoiding a federal estate tax is one reason many bequeath part of their estate to charity. But Americans now are a presidential signature away from a repeal of that tax.
Dodging taxes isn't only reason to give

DATABASE LINKS CINCINNATI GOVERNMENT
A computerized system integrates 20 city and Hamilton County departments — from the Metropolitan Sewer District to building inspection units.

U.S. ECONOMY IS STILL HOT
The supercharged U.S. economy didn't cool down as expected in the spring quarter, but instead grew at an even faster 5.2 percent rate.

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Business Headlines for  Saturday, July 29, 2000

Napster to stay online - for now
        Two federal appeals judges Friday granted Napster Inc. a stay allowing the popular music trading service to stay online at least temporarily.

Market volatility shakes Convergys
        Convergys Corp. is puzzled by the stock market's reaction to its second quarter results this week.

Answering some basic questions
        Funny thing about investing and personal finance: You can never learn enough, and nothing is ever too basic.

Longaberger wants more men selling
        COLUMBUS — The Longaberger Co. is trying to expand its market by adding more men to its mostly female, 65,000-member sales force, the basket company's president said this week.

Longworth's deal in limbo
        The Hail Mary sale of Longworth's that saved the restaurant from going to the auction block two weeks ago is apparently on hold.

Savvy strategies
       Problem: You want to save money for your kids' college and have that money potentially grow faster than inflation.

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