Metro-East News

June 16, 2014

Daily business briefing: Starbucks to help its college employees

Starbucks will help its employees earn an online college degree. The program is a partnership with Arizona State University that will be made available to 135,000 U.S. workers who work at least 20 hours a week. To find out more, go to ...


The price of oil has climbed above $107 a barrel amid turmoil in Iraq. Read more at ...

World stock markets mostly declined Monday despite unrest in Iraq. For more information, go to ...


Hillshire Brands Co. will not buy Pinnacle Foods Inc. The move opens the door for Tyson Foods to complete its $7.75 billion deal to buy Hillshire. Find out more at

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

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