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  • E.W. Scripps posts 4Q profit Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 8:01 AM ET

    CINCINNATI _ E.W. Scripps Co. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $15.7 million. E.W. Scripps shares have increased roughly 4 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: E.W. Scripps, Earnings Report.

  • Ahead of the Bell: Bob Evans Farms Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 7:40 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Bob Evans Farms' stock is sliding in premarket trading Wednesday as the restaurant operator announced it won't sell or spin off its food products business. Bob Evans Farms Inc. said Tuesday that the finance committee of its board, with the assistance of independent advisers, determined that a sale or spinoff of the BEF Foods business at this time would...

  • Abercrombie & Fitch 4th-quarter performance mixed Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 7:39 AM ET

    NEW ALBANY, Ohio— Abercrombie& Fitch's fiscal fourth-quarter profit beat analysts' expectations, helped by expense control efforts. Abercrombie& Fitch earned $44.4 million, or 63 cents per share, for the period ended Jan. 31. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations.

  • Installed Building Products posts 4Q profit Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 7:33 AM ET

    COLUMBUS, Ohio _ Installed Building Products Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $5.1 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 20 cents per share. Installed Building Products shares have risen slightly more than 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Regulators plan to use both codes for the same geographic area, meaning even local phone calls eventually will require dialing the full 10- digit number, The Columbus Dispatch reported. Many customers aren't yet aware of the change, said Wayne Milby of the North American Numbering Plan Administration, which doesn't anticipate using the 380 code until late...

  • WASHINGTON, March 3- The Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday launched its effort to pursue reforms at the Federal Reserve, with the central bank's regional structure among the topics that came into the panel's cross-hairs. This month, outgoing Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher said the Fed should revamp its rules to address perceptions of conflicts of...

  • Bob Evans misses 3Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 4:39 PM ET

    NEW ALBANY, Ohio _ Bob Evans Farms Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $5.9 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 69 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb.— The Scottsbluff airport has joined airports in Kearney and North Platte in recommending new, one-year agreements with Great Lakes Airlines for government-subsidized flights. All three airports had initially selected Beachwood, Ohio- based Aerodynamics Inc., but in January the Transportation Department said Aerodynamics did not...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— Prospective Ohio drivers would see added training requirements and the Bureau of Motor Vehicles would be allowed to accept credit and debit cards under a state transportation budget that easily cleared the Ohio House on Tuesday. The $7 billion, two-year spending blueprint lays out priorities for Ohio highway, road, bridge and public safety...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— The state of Ohio is suing oil and gas company BP for more than $33 million, alleging it double dipped by taking state funds and money from insurers to clean up accidental leaks from underground storage tanks at hundreds of its gas stations around the state. The lawsuit alleges London- based BP wrongfully obtained $33.3 million in reimbursements...

  • NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.— Cardinal Health is offering to buy a unit of Johnson& Johnson that makes heart devices for approximately $1.94 billion. Johnson& Johnson's Cordis business, which is based in Fremont, California, had 2014 revenue of about $780 million. Cordis has operations in more than 50 countries, including China, Japan, Germany, Italy, France, the U.K. and Brazil.

  • GrafTech International reports 4Q loss Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 9:22 AM ET

    PARMA, Ohio _ GrafTech International Ltd. on Monday reported a loss of $83.5 million in its fourth quarter. The Parma, Ohio- based company said it had a loss of 61 cents per share. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 4 cents per share.

  • OM Group reports 4Q loss Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    CLEVELAND _ OM Group Inc. on Monday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $189 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 8 cents per share. OM Group shares have declined slightly more than 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • The switch saves $400,000 annually for Silverton, a village of 4,800 people less than 10 miles northeast of downtown Cincinnati. Village manager Tom Carroll says Silverton first paid for deputies' services to augment police, and it worked so well that Silverton eliminated its police department. Neil's department took over in July as Silverton's full-time...

  • WASHINGTON— Congress' dysfunction isn't limited to the struggle to keep a Cabinet department running without interruption. The to-do list includes forestalling a 21 percent cut in Medicare payments to physicians, preventing a cutoff of highway and transit dollars in the middle of peak construction season this summer and renewing critical parts of the...

  • House Roll Call: Approving 1-week DHS funding bill Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 10:25 PM ET

    The 357-60 roll call Friday by which the House approved a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department for one week. The bill goes to President Barack Obama for his signature. Republicans— Aderholt, X; Brooks, N; Byrne, Y; Palmer, N; Roby, Y; Rogers, Y.

  • Diamond Hill Investment Group posts 4Q profit Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 4:31 PM ET

    COLUMBUS, Ohio _ Diamond Hill Investment Group Inc. on Friday reported fourth-quarter profit of $12.6 million. Diamond Hill Investment Group shares have increased roughly 2 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Diamond Hill Investment Group, Earnings Report.

  • US rig count decreases 43 to 1,267 Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 2:49 PM ET

    HOUSTON— Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by 43 this week to 1,267 amid depressed oil prices. Of the major oil- and gas-producing states, North Dakota's count fell by 11, Oklahoma lost nine, Louisiana seven, Texas six, New Mexico four, Colorado three and Wyoming two.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 27- The U.S. stock market has been quiet this week- too quiet. Wall Street has traded in a tight range of late, with both volatility and trading volumes drying up as the earnings season winds down and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's recent Congressional testimony delivered no surprises. "Economic data will be the biggest driver of market moves over...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— More than 14,600 blighted properties around Ohio have been demolished in the past two years under a program aimed at benefiting areas affected by foreclosures, the state's attorney general said Friday. Ohio used $75 million from a national settlement with major mortgage servicers to create a grant program in 2012 to revitalize neighborhoods...