Back to your local site:
 


Related sites

Knight Ridder Washington Bureau: Making sense of Washington and the world.


Knight Ridder election blogs
  • Hot off the Trail
  • Life of the Parties
  • Ozblog
  • Ohioblog
  • Campaign Extra!
  • Infomaniac: WeBlog
  • Free-Fire Zone
  • Debate This!


  • Blogroll
  • Jay Rosen's PressThink
  • Yahoo's Blog Roundup
  • Feedster's Politics Page
  • Technorati Election Watch
  • Romenesko
  • CyberJournalist
  • Lost Remote
  • TV Newser
  • Blogging of the President
  • Tapped
  • Nat. Review's The Corner
  • The Command Post
  • Daily Kos
  • Campaign Desk
  • Scripting News
  • Roger L. Simon
  • Matt Welch
  • KausFiles
  • ABC's The Note
  • Tacitus
  • Power Line
  • Blogs for Bush
  • OxBlog
  • Talk Left
  • Political Wire
  • Glenn Reynolds: Instapundit
  • Jeff Jarvis: Buzzmachine
  • Talking Points Memo
  • Betsy's Page




  • Ohioblog: A Swing State Journal





    Tuesday, October 26, 2004

    Profits up. Reputation down? 

    The Timken Co. has issued a response to what it terms as ``misinformation.'' It's a thorough response and many of its arguments are compelling. It does not, however, address the decisions made by the company and its executives to become visibily involved with President Bush and his policies, many of which have benefitted the company (and by association its workers and shareholders) Timken might not have had to gone into the crisis control mode if it had answered reporters' questions with more than ``it's business, not politics.'' The fate of more than 1,000 workers at Timken's Canton bearings plant will not be changed by the company's third-quarter earnings report but they were up 17 percent.

    Northeast Ohio's steel industry is, well, strong as steel

    For a change, it looks as if a merger announcement will be good for
    Northeast Ohio's economy, which has been a central issue of the presidential campaign in this swing state. International Steel Group Inc. will become part of soon-to-be-formed Mittal Steel Co. NV and the Dutch company will be the largest steel maker in the world. The names of the companies have changed but consolidation and good management are turning banked furnaces into white-hot prospects.


    posted by Ohioblog: A Swing State Journal at 10:56 AM



     Latest posts

       •  Nothing civil about this issue
       •  Polls? Who cares
       •  Mea culpa: The Dispatch is all Republican all the ...
       •  Roland Queen, R.I.P.
       •  Noodling for a few more voters
       •  With rules for voting set, the emphasis is on foll...
       •  Now, everyone can know Mr. Blackwell
       •  It's a fine mess you've got 'em into this time, Al...
       •  An endorsement update: Bad news for President Bush...
       •  Endorsement central is now closed


     Archives
       •  July 2004
       •  August 2004
       •  September 2004
       •  October 2004
       •  November 2004


    XML-RSS feed










    About Realcities Network | About Knight Ridder | Terms of Use & Privacy Statement

    Copyright 2004 Knight Ridder. All rights reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission of any
    of the contents of this service without the express written consent of Knight Ridder is expressly prohibited.