The Cincinnati Enquirer
Wednesday, September 13, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 256
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HOTEL FIRM GETS IN FIRST
Winegardner & Hammons Inc. has found its game plan, and don't count on any changes. The Blue Ash hotel company opened its sixth Marriott in West Chester Monday.

SHARE OF REDS SPLIT
Several owners of the Cincinnati Reds have bought the share of the deceased Carl Kroch, sources close to the team's ownership said Tuesday.

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Business Headlines for  Wednesday, September 13, 2000

Britain fuming over gas prices
        LONDON — From the remote Scottish Highlands to the shadow of Big Ben, gasoline pumps were running dry Tuesday all over Britain — and tempers were running high.

Earnings
        Kroger didn't set the world on fire with its second-quarter earnings Tuesday, but at least it didn't disappoint, with pre-cost profits climbing 17 percent on better-than-expected sales.

5/3 invests in startup online bank
        Fifth Third Bancorp is one of nine investors pouring $94 million into Juniper Financial of Wilmington, Del., a startup online bank, the companies said Tuesday.

Bob Evans shareholders reject proposal to sell firm
        RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Bob Evans Farms Inc. shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal to offer the restaurant and food company for sale to the highest bidder.

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