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Business Amazon ups Ohio jobs to 1,000, begins collecting sales taxes Amazon ups Ohio jobs to 1,000, begins collecting sales taxes
Amazon has selected Ohio as a major Midwest hub for its cloud computing operations, a decision the governor hailed Friday as a victory for the high-tech future of a state whose legacy was built on heavy manufacturing.
Business Why a shrinking U.S. economy last quarter isn't cause for fear Why a shrinking U.S. economy last quarter isn't cause for fear
On Friday, the government will likely estimate that the economy shrank in the January-March quarter for a second straight year, depressed by brutal weather, a reeling energy sector and an export slump. Yet few will see any cause for panic.
Business U.S. bank earnings up 6.9 percent in 1st quarter U.S. bank earnings up 6.9 percent in 1st quarter
U.S. banks' earnings rose 6.9 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier as revenues increased, delinquent loans continued to fall and the number of "problem" banks reached a six-year low.
Business Coquille Indian Tribe chooses Metcalf as CEO of CEDCO Coquille Indian Tribe chooses Metcalf as CEO of CEDCO
Officials say Metcalf’s work for the Tribe began with the Coquille Tribal Gaming Commission where her 10 years of service included the creation of The Mill Casino, which celebrated its 20th anniversary this month.
Business Taco Bell, Pizza Hut: Artificial ingredients getting the boot Taco Bell, Pizza Hut: Artificial ingredients getting the boot
Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they're getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food companies scrambling to distance themselves from ingredients people might find unappetizing.
Business Once vilified, BP now getting credit for gulf tourism boom Once vilified, BP now getting credit for gulf tourism boom
With the Memorial Day holiday here, fallout from the oil spill that left Gulf Coast beaches smeared with gooey tar balls and scared away visitors in 2010 is being credited, oddly, with something no one imagined back then: An increase in tourism in the region.