In this photo taken June 15, 2011, Chris Sterling, with Harlan Electric, upgrades street lighting in front of the General Mills plant in Buffalo, N.Y. Cheerios, the iconic cereal from General Mills, is 70 years old this year. (AP Photo/David Duprey)

General Mills job cuts avoid Buffalo

General Mills announced that in light of sluggish sales, they’ll be forced to eliminate hundreds of full time jobs to reduce costs across th…