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Dow Chemical and Olin Corporation sign $5 billion deal for chlorine business
Dow Chemical Company has agreed to a $5 billion deal for its chlorine business unit with Olin Corporation. Dow Chemical management had earlier revealed its plan to exit low margin business segments.
Dow Chemical: A Buy As Transformation Accelerates  Seeking Alpha (registration)
Massive $5 billion industry shake-up: Dow sells off its chlorine business to ...  State Column
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Lawsuit against SeaWorld over treatment of whales
seaWorld A lawsuit has been fined against SeaWorld claiming that customers were deceived about the harmful treatment of whales by the Park and they should be refunded for their tickets.
SeaWorld Trying To Improve Its Reputation With Ask SeaWorld Campaign  The Monitor Daily
'This is not right': Former SeaWorld trainer recalls killer whale ...  The Guardian
Intel's Rumored Acquisition Of Altera Could Protect Its Massive Monopoly In ...
The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that chipmaking giant Intel is in talks to buy Altera. If this deal goes through, it'll be one of the largest deals Intel has ever made - Altera's market cap stood at $13.36 billion when markets closed on Friday.
Altera: The Intel Buyout  Seeking Alpha (registration)
Intel in talks to buy Altera in a deal likely to exceed $10 billion  American Register
Seattle will no longer fund travel to Indiana
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Seattle Mayor Prohibits City Employees From Traveling to Indiana  ABC News
Seattle, San Francisco mayors join in boycott of Indiana more than RFRA  Chicago Daily News
Stock of Local Interest: Kraft soars on Heinz merger
The announcement of Kraft Foods' intention to merge with Pittsburgh-based H.J. Heinz sent the stock soaring 44 percent last week to a Friday close of $89.10 per share.
Steelers: So What's the Deal with Heinz Field?  Still Curtain
Kraft was global, then it wasn't. Now it tries again  Arab News
Regulating payday loans is tougher than it sounds
This week, President Obama was in Birmingham, and had some words about payday loan places. This industry seems to be under attack, so why don't they just reduce their rates to more reasonable levels?
OUR VIEW: Payday loans still an issue  Gadsden Times
Short-term loans are just not worth it  Worcester Telegram
Get free, honest tax help
This Aug. 21, 2014 file photo shows health care tax forms 8962, 1095-A, and 8965, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). �.
Marco Rubio explains his 21st century tax reform plan  OCRegister
Time to file taxes running out  Greenville Daily Reflector
State jobless rate edges down to 5.5%
Arkansas' unemployment rate continued a slow decline in February, dropping to 5.5 percent from 5.6 percent in January, the U.S.
Vt. unemployment rate hits 8-year low  Rutland Herald
Local, state unemployment down  The Killeen Daily Herald
A 'sobering' week for stocks
U.S. equities capped their worst week since January, with the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index clinging to a ninth straight quarterly advance even as equities endured a run of futility not seen in 20 years.
US STOCKS-Wall St ends 4-day skid on late tech rally  Reuters
How the Dow Jones Industrial Average Fared Friday  ABC News
Pepsi overtakes Eating plan Coke as second-most well known soda
Customers are not all that sweet on diet plan soda. Diet Coke is no longer the second-most well-known soft drink in the U.S., losing its place to rival Pepsi final year as buyers continued to shun artificially sweetened sodas, according to Beverage Digest's.
Diet soda sales fall in US; Pepsi takes back No. 2 spot  Waterbury Republican American
Analysts shrug off the Diet Coke downturn  CNBC