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  • March 18- General Mills Inc, the maker of Cheerios cereal and Betty Crocker cake mixes, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as sales rose in the United States after five straight quarters of decline. General Mills shares rose about 1 percent to $52.40 in premarket trading. General Mills, along with ConAgra Foods Inc and Campbell Soup Co, is...

  • General Mills sales drop for sixth straight quarter Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 7:23 AM ET

    March 18- General Mills Inc, the maker of Bisquick and Betty Crocker cake mixes, reported lower sales for the sixth straight quarter, hurt by a stronger dollar. General Mills said in January that it would close plants in Midland, Ontario, Canada and New Albany, Indiana, cutting about 500 jobs. Net income attributable to General Mills fell to $343.2 million, or 56 cents...

  • General Mills completes plan to cut about 800 jobs Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 7:06 AM ET

    MINNEAPOLIS— General Mills says that it has completed a plan to eliminate about 800 positions. General Mills said that the previously announced job cuts, which were mostly in the U.S., were part of a restructuring plan called Project Catalyst that was approved during its fiscal second quarter. As part of that plan, General Mills is reducing its refrigerated dough...

  • INDIANAPOLIS— Indiana could ban powdered alcohol before it even has a chance to hit store shelves, as a House committee voted unanimously Wednesday not to allow the new product's sale, purchase or even possession in the state. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, earlier this month approved the sale of the powdered alcohol product, Palcohol.

  • INDIANAPOLIS— The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles could soon issue photo-less state identification cards under a proposal that an Indiana Senate committee passed Tuesday. The Homeland Security and Transportation Committee voted 8-0 to approve the measure, which would allow a religious exemption to Indiana's photo requirement on state IDs.

  • Macerich rebuffs $16B hostile bid from Simon Property Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 8:40 AM ET

    SANTA MONICA, Calif.— Mall operator Macerich has rejected a $16 billion hostile bid from competitor Simon Property Group and adopted a "poison pill" defense to defend against a takeover. Simon Property Group Inc., already the nation's largest mall operator, went hostile earlier this month after saying that Macerich refused to negotiate a deal that would combine...

  • Melted snow and rainfalls have caused flooding that swamped roads, businesses and homes in scattered low-lying areas in the Cincinnati region that includes southeast Indiana and northern Kentucky. The National Weather Service said the river was at 57 feet Monday morning, after cresting Sunday morning at 57.7 feet— 7 feet below the 1997 level that caused...

  • Why a nasty insect is getting the EPA's attention Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 3:49 PM ET
    An ear of corn hangs in a field outside Tiskilwa, Ill.

    A destructive insect's growing resistance to genetically modified corn seeds is costing American farmers as much as $2 billion annually.

  • SYDNEY/ WILMINGTON, Del., March 12- Australian pension fund giant IFM Investors said it will buy the bankrupt operator of a large Midwest toll road for $5.7 billion including debt, its biggest acquisition and Australia's fourth largest purchase of a U.S. firm. The deal advances Australia's standing in the global race for established infrastructure as pension...

  • Last week, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of coal state Kentucky urged governors and state officials to "think twice" before submitting state plans to the EPA, joining a wider "just say no" campaign led by some lawmakers and industry groups advocating for states to ignore the power plant proposal. "The EPA is going to regulate.

  • March 11- General Mills Inc is looking to sell its Green Giant frozen and canned vegetable business, people familiar with the matter said, as the maker of Bisquick and Betty Crocker cake mixes struggles with weak sales of products like cereal. General Mills and Rothschild declined to comment. General Mills is shedding 700 to 800 jobs, improving supply chain...

  • GAZPROM, NAFTOGAZ WILL HAVE TO SETTLE DEBTS FOR GAS SUPPLIES TO EAST UKRAINE VIA TALKS OR IN COURT- NOVAK.

  • *Offers to buy Macerich for $91/ shr. *Macerich shares brush past offer to touch 8- year high. March 9- Simon Property Group Inc offered to buy Macerich Co for $14.39 billion in a deal that would join the No. 1 and No. 3 U.S. shopping mall owners.

  • Where you pay the highest and lowest property taxes Monday, 9 Mar 2015 | 12:37 PM ET
    Homes in Connecticut

    Check out where the highest and lowest property tax rates are in America. NBC News reports.

  • Feb 25- A leak caused the shutdown of a crude distillation unit at BP Plc's Whiting, Indiana, refinery on Wednesday, according to a report on the nwitimes news website. The refinery continues to produce gasoline and other fuels, the report said, citing BP spokesman Scott Dean. Reuters earlier reported the shutdown of the second-largest crude distillation unit, the...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 25- The largest U.S. refinery strike since 1980 continued through its 25th day on Wednesday with no movement toward renewed talks to end a walkout by 6,550 union workers at 15 plants, including 12 refineries accounting for one-fifth of domestic capacity. A spokesman for lead refinery owner representative Shell Oil Co, the U.S. arm of Royal Dutch Shell...

  • MADISON, Wis., Feb 25- The Wisconsin state Senate on Wednesday began debating a proposal to make Wisconsin the 25th right-to-work state in the nation, as thousands of demonstrators protested the measure at the state capitol. The Republican-led state Senate is expected to approve the bill, which would prohibit requiring private sector workers to join or...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 23- Talks to end the largest U.S. refinery strike in 35 years are not expected to resume this week, sources familiar with the negotiations said on Monday after the number of plants hit by walkouts increased over the weekend. The halt in talks comes after the USW pulled workers from three Motiva Enterprises LLC refineries in Louisiana and Texas...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 23- Talks to end the largest U.S. refinery strike in 35 years are not expected to resume this week, sources familiar with the negotiations said on Monday after the number of plants hit by walkouts increased over the weekend. Face-to-face meetings between the United Steelworkers union and lead refinery owner representative Shell Oil Co, the U.S. arm of...

  • CHICAGO, Feb 23- Across the U.S. Many rent payments- which vary from a few thousand dollars for a tiny farm to millions for a major operation- are due on March 1, just weeks after the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimated net farm income, which peaked at $129 billion in 2013, could slide by almost a third this year to $74 billion. In Iowa, the nation's top corn and soybean...