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3/27/2014 12:00 AM
Chain buys former Kmart store
A home decor retailer from suburban Dallas has signed a deal to occupy the former Kmart store on Reynolds Road.

3/27/2014 10:02 AM
Ally Financial files for IPO
NEW YORK  — Ally Financial has filed for an initial public offering that could raise as much as $3.06 billion.

3/27/2014 8:50 AM
Jobless aid claims dip to 4-month low
WASHINGTON  — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell 10,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 311,000, the lowest since late November and a hopeful sign hiring could pick up.

3/27/2014 12:00 AM
Speyer gets business honor
Sharon Speyer of Huntington National Bank is this year’s recipient of the Business Pacemaker Award.

3/27/2014 12:00 AM
Facebook CEO’S purchase questioned
NEW YORK — Facebook Inc.’s multibillion-dollar acquisition of virtual reality headset maker Oculus is prompting some people to wonder if CEO Mark Zuckerberg is already living in an alternate reality.

3/27/2014 12:00 AM
Costco construction stalled
With the final city approval expected today for the Costco project in Perrysburg, a city official said the company would not begin construction for a year.

3/27/2014 12:00 AM
Firm serving unions to close for move
Northwestern Ohio Administrators Inc. is moving from downtown Toledo to Holland.

3/26/2014 8:52 PM
Connecticut approves top min. wage in U.S.
HARTFORD, Conn.  — Connecticut lawmakers today approved raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017, the highest for any state in the country and the same rate that President Barack Obama wants for the federal minimum wage.

3/26/2014 6:56 PM
Michigan jobless rate down to 7.7%
LANSING — Michigan’s unemployment rate fell a tenth of a percentage point to 7.7 percent in February, the state said today. The rate had dropped from 8.3 percent in December to 7.8 percent in January.

3/26/2014 4:23 PM
Tech stocks tumble, U.S. indexes down
NEW YORK — A slide in technology companies dragged the stock market lower, erasing an early gain.