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Yellen Touts Slow, Steady Approach
Chart of how U.S. investors feel about the possibility of an interest rate hike. Tribune News Service. By Steven Mufson. The Washington Post.
This week on Wall Street: US jobs to add heat to Fed lift-off debate  STLtoday.com
The US is experiencing one of its best job gain streaks in 20 years  Business Insider
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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
Sea World faces law suit for misleading statements on treatment of whales.
A lawsuit filed against SeaWorld claims that customers were mislead about harmful treatment meted out to whales and the ticket cost should be reimbursed.
SeaWorld tries to stamp out killer whale criticism with bold new ad campaign  National Monitor
Problems at SeaWorld with its Exposure of Abusing Animals being supplied ...  The Standard Daily
China sets up leading team on Belt and Road initiative
BEIJING, March 29 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese central government has set up a special leading group to oversee the implementation of the Belt and Road initiatives, the office of the group said.
Beijing unveils action plan on Belt and Road Initiative  WantChinaTimes
China unveils action plan on Belt and Road Initiative  Daily Times
Seattle Mayor Prohibits City Employees From Traveling to Indiana
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray's decision comes in response to the law signed Thursday by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence that allows businesses to refuse service to gays and lesbians for religious reasons.
Seattle will no longer fund travel to Indiana  The Spokesman Review
Seattle mayor bans city-funded travel to Indiana  New York Recorder
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.
Is Mondelez the next takeover target?  Crain's Chicago Business
Steelers: So What's the Deal with Heinz Field?  Still Curtain
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?
Short-term loans are just not worth it  Worcester Telegram
Time running out for anglers to sign up for drawing to fish Ohio fish hatchery in ...
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Anglers wanting to fish at a state fish hatchery in northwestern Ohio this year only have a few days to sign up for the permit drawing.
PA Fish and Boat Commission mentors youth through trout fishing  FOX43.com
Nation's biggest nuclear firm makes a play for green money
Exelon Corp. says Illinois lawmakers must revamp the power market or potentially see three of that state's nuclear plants close, including the nuclear plant in Byron seen here on March 16, 2011.
The Nuclear Power Company Exelon thinks they Deserve to be Treated how ...  The Standard Daily
Germanwings Crash Raises Questions About Shifting Ideas of Pilot Fitness
Aviation agencies in Europe and the United States once banned all pilots from flying if they disclosed a mental illness to their employers.
Pilot mental-health testing is faulted  Philly.com
Tighter pilot screening urged after Germanwings crash  The Seattle Times