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1/2/2014 12:00 AM
Entries sought for Addy awards
The Advertising Club of Toledo seeks entries for its annual Addy awards competition.

1/2/2014 11:07 AM
Average rate on 30-year loan at 4.53%
WASHINGTON — Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages edged higher this week for the third straight week but remained low by historical standards.

1/2/2014 11:04 AM
Macy's, Martha Stewart settle dispute
NEW YORK  — Macy’s and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia say they have settled a breach-of-contract lawsuit involving J.C. Penney.

1/2/2014 12:00 AM
Eastman & Smith teams with Mich. firm
Venerable Toledo-based law firm Eastman & Smith Ltd. has entered into what it’s calling “a strategic alliance” with a Michigan law firm, Kilpatrick & Associates.

1/2/2014 11:00 AM
Manufacturing orders, hiring up
WASHINGTON  — U.S. manufacturing grew at a healthy pace in December as factories stepped up hiring and received more orders. The expansion suggests solid growth at the end of the year.

1/2/2014 8:51 AM
Weekly jobless claims fall to 339K
WASHINGTON  — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dipped 2,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 339,000, evidence that layoffs are low and hiring will likely remain steady.

1/2/2014 12:00 AM
Canadians’ optimism about economy rising
OTTAWA, Ontario — Canadian consumers are heading into 2014 with more confidence than a year ago, buoyed by hope that jobs are more secure and real-estate prices will rise, according to the Bloomberg Nanos Canadian Confidence Index.

1/2/2014 12:00 AM
Dundee set for crop workshops
BAD AXE, Mich. — Michigan State University says its agricultural extension service plans 11 workshops this winter on irrigation to improve crop yields, including March 17 in Dundee.

1/2/2014 12:00 AM
Rudolph/​Libbe firms earn honors
Trade publication Engineering News-Record has recognized Walbridge-based Rudolph/​Libbe Companies with two honors for 2013.

1/2/2014 12:00 AM
Volkswagen poised to outsell GM in China
SHANGHAI, China — Volkswagen AG is poised to sell more vehicles in China than General Motors Co. for the first time in nine years, regaining its place as the biggest foreign carmaker in the world’s largest auto market.