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  • MILWAUKEE-- Engine maker Briggs& Stratton Corp. said Thursday its fiscal first-quarter loss widened, as drought conditions in much of the U.S. and tough economic conditions in Europe cut into its sales.

  • U.S. companies as diverse as chipmaker Intel Corp and printer Quad/Graphics Inc have opened in-house health clinics with doctors, nurses and even dentists to diagnose suspicious symptoms, write prescriptions and more. "We were beginning to see... growing chronic conditions in our population," says Tami Graham, director of global benefits for Intel. "

  • U.S. companies as diverse as chipmaker Intel Corp and printer Quad/Graphics Inc have opened in-house health clinics with doctors, nurses and even dentists to diagnose suspicious symptoms, write prescriptions and more. "We were beginning to see... growing chronic conditions in our population," says Tami Graham, director of global benefits for Intel. "

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  • Futures dropped as jobless claims were a bit higher than expected, and the Consumer Price Index was higher than expected on both the headline number and core (ex-food and energy).

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  • The outlook came as the Milwaukee, Wis.-based company reported a first-half loss of $23.9 million, or 48 cents a share, compared with a profit of $26.5 million, or 51 cents a share, in the first half of the previous year. First-half sales fell to $761.3 million from $1.1 billion.