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Manufacturer Creates New Path for High School Dropouts

All summer, hundreds of teens have worked on Southwire Co.’s factory line four hours a day, earning above minimum wage and spending eight hours a day in the company’s classrooms. It is part of a novel program designed by the cable manufacturer to develop a skilled workforce and get troubled high-school students from the community back on track. “I didn’t really care about ...

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CEOs Head Off to Summer Camp

The pack of wilderness guides huddled outside Leen's Lodge in Grand Lake Stream, Maine, last Friday morning knew how to identify countless fish and birds, trap bears and even build canoes. Unlike those in the rest of the state, though, they also knew why their customers were keeping them waiting on a beautiful August morning: the nonfarm-payrolls report.

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P&G Looks Within for CEO Succession

P&G has never chosen an outsider to lead the company. It's always groomed chief executives who've run major brands or territories, and achieved success in different parts of the world. Currently, five P&G execs are best positioned to become CEO.

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