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3/16/2014 12:00 AM
Business notebook: 3/16
ACHIEVEMENTS

3/16/2014 12:00 AM
Be awesome on LinkedIn
Looking to land that perfect job through LinkedIn? Simply having a “good” profile won't help, said Amy O’Donnell, an associate lecturer for career development in the college of business and innovation at the University of Toledo and an avid proponent of LinkedIn.

3/16/2014 12:00 AM
Bottom Line: Charge card a dud
So you’ve got your eye on a new cleaning product that promises to rid your home of all things gross or a new nail polish that pledges to make your fingernails as tough as, well, nails. The pitch is perfect. The price is in your budget. But does it work? Consumers always want to know, so let us tell you: …

3/15/2014 2:25 PM
Honda recalls 900,000 Odyssey vans
DETROIT -- Honda Motor Co is recalling nearly 900,000 Odyssey minivans that could catch fire, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a recall notice posted on Friday.

3/15/2014 10:39 AM
Goodyear unveils newest blimp
AKRON — The next generation of the well-known Goodyear blimp is getting ready to take flight as the Ohio-based company moves toward replacing its old fleet of airships with a new trio.

3/15/2014 8:32 AM
American philanthropist funds rhino protection
JOHANNESBURG — A son of investor Warren Buffett has pledged nearly $24 million for protecting rhinos in South Africa, earmarking the money for ranger teams, sniffer dogs and other security measures in what he hopes can be a robust model for fighting what he calls the “overwhelming” problem of poaching in parts of Africa.

3/15/2014 12:00 AM
Insurance rates low in Ohio
Despite increases in the price of coverage, rates for home and auto insurance premiums in Ohio remained among the lowest in the nation in 2013, according to the latest figures from the Ohio Insurance Institute.

3/15/2014 12:00 AM
Cooper reports profit for 2013
FINDLAY — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has finally closed the book on 2013, a year its top executive characterized as full of “unique challenges and unprecedented circumstances.”

3/15/2014 12:00 AM
Longer smart phone lifespans
NEW YORK — When Apple unveiled the iPhone 5 late in 2012, it was the fastest and most capable smart phone on the market, a highly intricate collection of electronics that had been miraculously forged into a single sturdy slab of aluminum and glass. Unlike most ephemeral gadgets, this phone felt as if it were built to last for ages.

3/15/2014 12:00 AM
Whirlpool to build on Ohio plant, add 400 jobs
GREENVILLE, Ohio — The Whirlpool Corp., citing strong demand for its mixers and other small kitchen appliances made in Ohio, announced plans Friday to expand its Greenville plant and add 400 jobs.