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Mylan launching cheaper, generic version of EpiPen allergy injector

Mylan NV said it will offer a generic equivalent of its EpiPen emergency allergy injection at half the price in "several weeks," but its latest ...
Smith: Southwestern Pa. organizations make positive connections for women
They say it's all in who you know. For the Women's Business Network of Southwestern Pennsylvania, referrals are the name of the game. The network's ...
Pittsburgh region unemployment rises to 5.7%
Hiring slowed across the greater Pittsburgh region in July and the unemployment rate increased to 5.7 percent. Employers in the seven-county region shed 11,400 nonfarm workers ...
Pittsburgh International Airport to add flight destinations
Airlines operating at Pittsburgh International Airport will fly to more places than they have in nine years. Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air plans to announce Tuesday that ...
Foot Locker looks to play up store experience
NEW YORK — Start with the shoes but move on from there. That's the plan at Foot Locker Inc., long known for its sneakers. It ...
Kennametal CEO DeFeo sees 'pretty amazing' opportunities for turnaround
Ron DeFeo was retired for five weeks when Kennametal Inc. tapped him in February to lead the tooling company through a challenging downturn. The former CEO ...
Mondelez abandons Hershey talks 2 months after bid snubbed
Mondelez International Inc. is walking away from takeover discussions with Hershey Co. two months after its $23 billion bid was rejected by the chocolate maker. ...
U.S. consumer spending posts slower growth in July
WASHINGTON — American consumers boosted spending at a slower pace in July, while their incomes accelerated slightly. Spending grew 0.3 percent in July after a ...
Banks lead gains on Wall Street on hopes for higher interest rates
NEW YORK — Banks led the stock market higher Monday as investors anticipate that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates this year from their ...
Research firm: Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills' value sinks to $11 million
The value of the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills mall is getting "dangerously low," a Duquesne University marketing professor says. The value of the Frazer mall ...
Retailers find new ways to get back-to-school customers to stores
The fashion show models strutted the runway to a dance mix of Justin Timberlake and Taylor Swift hits, trying not to look nervous while a ...
Blame the airlines, not the weather
Airline miscues — such as the computer glitches that grounded hundreds of thousands of passengers this summer — are now the biggest cause of flight ...
Some small businesses wish to stay that way
When a small business is successful, an owner will likely face the question of whether to grow. After a lot of soul-searching, many say no. ...
Internship options smooth return to work
Tech companies have tried everything to boost the low numbers of women in their ranks. Massive grants aimed at high-tech scholarships for girls and students ...
Paid sick days prevent illness, research finds
Maybe you prepare food for a living. Maybe you feel awfully nauseous. Maybe you clock in anyway — rent is due in two weeks. Working Americans ...
Are you ready to quit?
Before you give notice that you're quitting, it's smart to take clear-eyed stock of why you want to move on. Credit advice from The Five ...
Mylan reputation at stake in EpiPen controversy
Discounts on EpiPens could cost Mylan NV up to $100 million, but calculating the damage to the pharmaceutical company's reputation from its controversial price hikes ...
Amazon to experiment with 30-hour workweek
Amazon.com will soon launch a program to experiment with a 30-hour workweek for select employees. The program will have a few technical teams made up entirely ...
Creative business owners tap into Pokemon Go craze
NEW YORK — Weeks into the "Pokemon Go" craze, demand remains strong for "Poke Ball"-shaped treats made by a high-end doughnut company, one of many ...
Economy grew at tepid 1.1% pace in spring, Commerce Department says
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy expanded at a sluggish 1.1 percent pace this spring as businesses sharply reduced their stockpiles of goods and spent less ...

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