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4/10/2014 12:00 AM
Local apprentices put to the test
If you think skilled trades jobs are boring, head to Rossford on Friday. You’ll find a group of more than 300 people who would disagree.

4/10/2014 8:50 AM
GM puts 2 engineers on paid leave
DETROIT  — General Motors has suspended two engineers with pay in the first disciplinary action linked to its delayed recall of more than 2 million small cars for a deadly ignition switch problem.

4/10/2014 12:00 AM
Kalahari water park receives praise
SANDUSKY — Sandusky’s massive Kalahari Resorts and Conventions was named one of the world’s coolest indoor water parks by Conde Nast Traveler.

4/10/2014 12:00 AM
Foreclosures dip from March ’13
Foreclosure activity in the four-county Toledo metro area fell nearly 10 percent in March from the same month a year earlier, according to new figures from RealtyTrac Inc., a California real estate data firm.

4/10/2014 5:17 PM
Amazon CEO pay unchanged
SEATTLE -- Amazon.com Inc. founder and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos received $1.68 million in total pay last year, unchanged from 2012, including $81,840 in salary and $1.6 million to cover security arrangements.

4/10/2014 10:16 AM
Family Dollar to cut jobs, close stores
MATTHEWS, N.C.  — Family Dollar plans to cut some jobs and close about 370 underperforming stores as it tries to reverse sagging sales and earnings. The discount store operator will also lower prices on about 1,000 basic items.

4/10/2014 4:28 PM
Stocks drop; Biotech takes another plunge
NEW YORK — The Nasdaq had its worst day since 2011 as investors dumped biotechnology shares and other industries that have soared over the past year.

4/10/2014 12:00 AM
Twitter hopes tweaks lure users
NEW YORK — As Twitter Inc. looks to broaden its appeal beyond its 241 million users, the company is introducing a redesign of profile pages that includes bigger photos, more user controls, and a distinct resemblance to Facebook.

4/10/2014 1:35 PM
French IT staff get right to unplug
PARIS  — French IT staff at Google, Facebook and other companies have won new protections against burnout: the right to unplug.

4/10/2014 12:46 PM
Bogus tax refunds a growing problem
WASHINGTON  — An Internet connection and a bunch of stolen identities are all it takes for crooks to collect billions of dollars in bogus federal tax refunds. And the scam is proving too pervasive to stop.