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Business Features | February 21, 2017
Monthlong BC3 program focuses on gas industry
Butler County Community College has joined forces with a natural gas industry group to offer skills and safety training for people interested in working in the industry.

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Business Features | February 21, 2017
NexTier makes a donation to Seneca Valley Foundation
JACKSON TWP — The Seneca Valley Foundation recently received a $17,500 donation on behalf of NexTier Bank.

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Business Features | February 21, 2017 Butler Eagle Online
Circus under fire for animal acts
BOSTON — A circus is under fire for bringing back animal acts a year after earning praise from animal rights groups for dropping them to keep up with changing public attitudes.

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Business Features | February 21, 2017
GOP health plan details emerge
WASHINGTON — Top House Republicans say their outline for replacing President Barack Obama’s health care law is a pathway to greater flexibility and lower costs for consumers. Democrats see a road to ruin for millions who’d face lost coverage and higher medical expenses, particularly the poor.

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Business Features | February 20, 2017
Kraft Heinz revokes offer withdraws $143B bid to buy Unilever
NEW YORK — Kraft Heinz has withdrawn its $143 billion offer to buy Unilever, backing away after the mayonnaise, tea and seasonings maker rejected the bid as too low.

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Business Features | February 18, 2017
McDonald’s tweaks menu staples
CHICAGO — Old favorites are getting new life under the Golden Arches.

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Business Features | February 18, 2017 Butler Eagle Online
Auto union announces ad campaign
DETROIT — The United Auto Workers union is preparing an ad campaign that urges consumers to buy U.S.-made cars and trucks as it tries to tap into President Donald Trump’s efforts to rebuild the country’s manufacturing sector.

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Business Features | February 18, 2017
Judge says blind man can sue McDonald’s
CHICAGO — To the many who succumb to late-night cravings, McDonald’s drive-thru can be a beacon of fast-food hope. But without a car, the dreams of indulging in that burger desire are dashed.

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Business Features | February 18, 2017 Butler Eagle Online
The Zuckerberg Manifesto
NEW YORK — Mark Zuckerberg’s long-term vision for Facebook, laid out in a sweeping manifesto Thursday, sounds more like a utopian social guide than a business plan at times. Are we, he asks, “building the world we all want?”

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Business Features | February 17, 2017 Butler Eagle Online
County leaders receive awards
RICHLAND TWP — The Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber handed out honors Feb. 9 at its meeting and awards ceremony for 2016 at The Washington Place at St. Barnabas Health System.

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Business Features | February 17, 2017
Al Gore hosts climate conference in Atlanta
ATLANTA — Former Vice President Al Gore said Thursday that more attention must be paid to the dangerous health consequences of climate change, and he called on scientists, health officials and health care providers to work together to find solutions to the crisis.

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Business Features | February 16, 2017 Butler Eagle Online
Fast-food’s hopes fade
NEW YORK — Fast-food’s hopes for representation in President Donald Trump’s Cabinet have been at least temporarily dashed, a major setback for an industry that has felt under siege in recent years.

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Business Features | February 16, 2017
No union in S.C.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Production workers at Boeing’s South Carolina plant voted Wednesday not to join the Machinists, maintaining southern reluctance toward unionization.

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Business Features | February 16, 2017
PepsiCo sees global growth
NEW YORK — What do Baked Lay’s potato chips, Simply Tostitos chips and Diet Mountain Dew have in common? They’re all “guilt-free,” according to how PepsiCo categorizes them.

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Business Features | February 15, 2017
Insurance woes growing
It was a rough day for the already-roiled U.S. health insurance market: One giant merger was abandoned, another is threatened by infighting, and a major insurer announced it will stop selling coverage on public exchanges in 11 states.

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Business Features | February 15, 2017 Butler Eagle Online
Yellen: Rate hikes likely
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen pointed Tuesday to a solid U.S. job market and economy and said the Fed will likely resume raising interest rates in the next few months. But with uncertainties surrounding President Donald Trump’s proposals, Yellen said the Fed still wants to keep assessing the economy.

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