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Frank Lloyd Wright tower opens for public tours

This Dec. 9, 2013 photo provided by SC Johnson shows the alternating round and square floors of the SC Johnson Research Tower designed by Frank Lloyd Wright as evening approaches in Racine, Wis. Home products giant SC Johnson is opening the building for public tours for the first time starting May 2. (AP Photo/SC Johnson, Mark Hertzberg)

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Frank Lloyd Wright fans will get their first look at one of his most unusual buildings, an industrial tower with a tree-like design, when a home products company opens its former research and development center to the public this spring.

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McDonald’s profit slips amid weak sales

FILE  - This Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, file photo shows McDonald's restaurant's golden arches in Robinson Township, Pa. McDonald’s reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s is fighting to hold onto customers in the U.S.

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Novartis reshapes business with GSK, Lilly dealshe

The Oct. 19, 2012 file photo shows a Novartis employee in a laboratory of Novartis in Prangins near Nyon, Switzerland. Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis AG announced a series of multibillion-dollar deals Tuesday, April 22, 2014 with other major pharmaceutical companies that it said would reduce sales but boost profitability, while affecting some 15,000 of its employees globally.  (AP Photo/Keystone, Yannick Bailly)

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss pharmaceutical firm Novartis AG launched a major overhaul of its business Tuesday, unveiling a series of multibillion-dollar deals with Britain’s GlaxoSmithKline PLC and the U.S.’s Eli Lilly & Co. that heralds more restructuring in the fast-changing industry.

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Frank Lloyd Wright tower opens for public tours

This Dec. 9, 2013 photo provided by SC Johnson shows the alternating round and square floors of the SC Johnson Research Tower designed by Frank Lloyd Wright as evening approaches in Racine, Wis. Home products giant SC Johnson is opening the building for public tours for the first time starting May 2. (AP Photo/SC Johnson, Mark Hertzberg)

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Frank Lloyd Wright fans will get their first look at one of his most unusual buildings, an industrial tower with a tree-like design, when a home products company opens its former research and development center to the public this spring.

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E-cig industry awaits looming federal regulation

In this Jan. 17, 2014 file photo, a smoker demonstrates an e-cigarette in Wichita Falls, Texas. Soon, the Food and Drug Administration will propose rules for e-cigarettes. The rules will have big implications for a fast-growing industry and its legions of customers. (AP Photo/Wichita Falls Times Record News, Torin Halsey, File)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They’re about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.

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