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Kentucky lawmakers are still trying to find ways to fix the state's ailing pension system. The City of Cincinnati and Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune are in a dispute over funding the Western Hills Viaduct and decking over Fort Washington Way. 

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Preliminary reports show Procter & Gamble shareholders rejected the bid by activist investor Nelson Peltz for a seat on the company's board this morning during P&G's annual meeting.

We talk with WCPO Business reporter Dan Monk about the vote outcome and what it will mean to P&G's future operations.

Living Well

Oct 9, 2017
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Founded in 2007, the Live Well Collaborative is an academic-industry innovation center that focuses on products, services and system solutions for living well across a lifespan, especially for those who are age 50 and up.

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The P&G Alumni Network helps keep former Procter & Gamble employees connected and provides opportunities for them to give back to their local communities through the P&G Alumni Foundation.

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After 35 years, Procter & Gamble has sold the "People's Choice Awards" to the E! Entertainment cable channel.

E!, which telecasts live from the red carpet before many Hollywood award shows, will air the show in 2018. NBCUniversal, which owns E!, will produce the show through its Wilshire Studios, which produces E!’s live red carpet shows.

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Cincinnati's Procter & Gamble might not be the nation's No. 1 advertiser if AT&T merges with cable giant Time Warner.

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The National Minority Supplier Development Council'’s annual conference, the largest gathering of minority-owned companies in the country, takes place next week in Chicago. 

Many celebrities began somewhere else before taking a sharp turn into the big time, much like Rajiv Satyal. From University of Cincinnati engineer and P&G marketer to worldwide comedian, he joins us today to discuss his true roots in comedy.

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Procter & Gamble plans to expand its manufacturing base with a new facility in West Virginia.  The consumer products giant will build a plant in Berkeley County, which is in the northeast corner of the state, near Hagerstown, Maryland. 

According to a company press release, the one million square foot facility will manufacture multiple P&G brands once it's operational in 2017. It will also be the second new domestic plant built since 1971.  P&G currently has 29 plants in 21 states.

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Procter and Gamble is suing four former employees for allegedly sharing trade secrets with a competitor.

In a statement, P&G says the former Gillette employees wrongly disclosed highly confidential information with Dallas-based ShaveLogic.

A spokesman says during a routine review of shaving patent applications, P&G discovered proprietary details among ShaveLogic's documents.

P&G argues ShaveLogic benefited from the employees breach of contract.  It's seeking an injunction to stop any further information leaks.

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More than 780 million people worldwide lack access to clean drinking water and 2.6 billion don't have access to proper sanitation. For local water technology companies those numbers are a call to action and a major business opportunity.

Procter and Gamble’s Safe drinking water program is being called one of the world’s most impactful developments.It was just presented with the 2012 Economist Social Innovation Award. On this morning’s Big Story, Maryanne Zeleznik talks with the innovator of the program, Phil Souter. 


On The Money

Aug 7, 2012

Recent developments at Cincinnati’s Procter & Gamble have raised one question in people’s minds: who is Bill Ackman? For some answers, Chris DeSimio is On the Money with Christine Richard, author of Confidence Game: How Hedge Fund Manager Bill Ackman Called Wall Street's Bluff.