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Alibaba could net $15B in its U.S. IPO
LOS ANGELES — The largest tech IPO of the year will come from a company that many Americans have never heard of.

Published 31 minutes ago
Chamber to host job fair for veterans
DEARBORN, Mich. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will host a job fair and employment workshop next week in Michigan for veterans and military spouses.

Published 31 minutes ago
Jobless picture is a dichotomy
Ohio’s unemployment picture in March presented two opposite faces. The jobless rate fell past a significant milestone, and overall employment slowed to a crawl.

Updated 2 hours ago
Future of Facebook unbundled
In the two years since its rocky initial public offering, Facebook has become a strong business that regularly releases financial results that set investors’ hearts aflutter. Despite every hipster prediction otherwise, the company’s user base keeps growing, and nearly a fifth of the time that Americans spend on their smartphones is spent on Facebook. That surpasses the amount of time …

Updated 9 hours ago
5 features an Amazon phone might offer
NEW YORK — A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer.

Published 9 hours ago
Boston prepares for wave of marathon visitors
BOSTON — With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year’s bombings elevating interest in one of the world’s greatest races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and an influx of tourism dollars to the area.

Published 10 hours ago
Newspaper industry revenue fell 2.6 % in 2013
NEW YORK  — U.S. newspaper industry revenue continued to fall last year, as increases in circulation revenue failed to offset shrinking demand for print advertising.

Updated 10 hours ago
Strike starts, ends at Toledo parts plant
A strike at a Toledo auto parts supplier that threatened to disrupt production of the Jeep Cherokee ended Thursday about eight hours after it started.

Updated 10 hours ago
Ohio prison vendor hit for damages
COLUMBUS —The private food vendor that holds the contract for feeding Ohio’s 50,000 prisoners has repeatedly failed to meet the staffing levels it promised, the state announced today as it hit the company with $142,100 in fines.

Updated 13 hours ago
Ohio unemployment drops to 6.1%
COLUMBUS — The state says Ohio’s unemployment rate dropped in March to the lowest level in six years.

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