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  • Equifax, Experian and TransUnion, which have credit data for more than 200 million Americans, will also pay $6 million to the states for consumer education and other costs. The accord expands upon their March 9 agreement with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to improve how they interact with consumers. Stuart Pratt, president of the Consumer Data...

  • Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced the pact that Equifax, Experian and TransUnion struck with attorneys general in 31 states. "I am pleased that our agreement brings about reforms that will provide for more effective dealings and better communication between consumers and the credit reporting agencies," said Alabama Attorney General Luther...

  • Service dogs that sniff out seizures improve kids' lives Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 10:54 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES— When Alyssa Howes was 4, she lost her sight and started having seizures— up to 20 a day. When the golden retriever moved in, life changed for Alyssa's Los Angeles- area family. "It gives her a companion to enjoy the moments when she is doing things she likes to do," said her mother, Juliette Palomaki.

  • Community banks whose customers include small businesses are at a disadvantage because of regulations under the Dodd-Frank Act implemented following the 2008 banking crisis, says Jim Angleton, owner of Aegis FinServ, a Miami- based financial services company. The number of small banks in the U.S. dropped 14 percent after Dodd-Frank was enacted in 2010,...

  • Wal-Mart announces expansion of veteran hiring Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 3:01 AM ET

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— Nate Waits wakes up before 3 a.m. four days a week to get to his job at a Bentonville distribution center for Wal-Mart Stores Inc., where the former Marine is among more than 92,000 veterans the company has hired in the past two years. Chris Sultemeier, executive vice president for logistics at Wal-Mart, said the company has been pleased with the...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— The status of the nation's first privately-owned state prison is up for debate in Ohio as litigation brought on behalf of union workers displaced by the historic sale is argued before the state's high court. John Kasich and the GOP- controlled state Legislature passed a biennial budget bill authorizing the sale of Lake Erie Correctional...

  • House votes to fund Capitol Hill operations Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 5:24 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The House on Tuesday approved a $3 billion measure that would continue to freeze the salaries and office expenses of lawmakers on Capitol Hill. And when Capitol Hill itself is frozen, kids will be able to sled on it without being rousted by the cops. The measure contains a provision that freezes lawmakers' salaries at $174,000, a level that hasn't been...

  • District Judge Jack Zouhary in Toledo, Ohio to approve the preliminary settlements, which combined with earlier accords would boost their total recovery to $433.1 million. Other payments include $60 million from Foamex Innovations Inc, $50 million from Woodbridge Foam Corp and affiliates, $32 million from Future Foam Inc, $19.5 million from Hickory Springs...

  • Nordson misses Street 2Q forecasts Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 4:36 PM ET

    WESTLAKE, Ohio _ Nordson Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $49.2 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 86 cents per share. Nordson shares have increased 7 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • TOLEDO, Ohio— Marathon Petroleum Corp. will pay a fine of nearly $3 million and spend another $2.8 million on pollution controls at its distribution terminals in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday. Marathon Petroleum, based in Findlay in northwest Ohio, said most of the alleged violations happened several years ago, and that it is...

  • District Judge Jack Zouhary in Toledo, Ohio to approve the preliminary settlements, which combined with earlier accords would boost their total recovery to $433.1 million. Other payments include $60 million from Foamex Innovations Inc, $50 million from Woodbridge Foam Corp and affiliates, $32 million from Future Foam Inc, $19.5 million from Hickory Springs...

  • *Wall St's Dow index hits new intraday high. *Euro falls back below $1.12. NEW YORK, May 19- U.S. and European equities traded near record highs on Tuesday, and the euro tumbled on signals the European Central Bank may accelerate its 1 trillion euro bond-buying program over the next two months.

  • Six Flags theme parks in New England and Southern California have transformed classic wooden coasters at each park by adding steel track that allows them to twist and flip upside down like never before. Cedar Point amusement park along Lake Erie in Ohio freshened up its 20- year-old stand-up, steel coaster by switching to floorless-style trains.

  • WASHINGTON— Conservatives dominating the GOP- controlled House said Tuesday that they are increasingly confident of killing a little-known federal agency that subsidizes overseas purchases of U.S. exports. Conservative critics say the bank provides too much of its credit assistance to help huge, well-connected corporations like The Boeing Company and...

  • NEW YORK— Safety regulators say Ohio- based Rocky Brands is recalling 1,800 pair of "snake proof" hunting boots because their snake bite protection could fail. The agency says a Rocky Brands contractor was injured during a recent demonstration after the guard failed. Rocky Brands Inc. of Nelsonville, Ohio, can be reached toll-free at 245-2159 from 8 a.m. to 12 a.m. ET...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St little changed, held back by Wal-Mart Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 11:32 AM ET

    *Wal-Mart biggest drag on Dow, S&P. May 19- U.S. stocks were little changed on Tuesday, constrained by Wal-Mart's weak results and as investors took a breather after a rally that took the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 to record closing highs the previous day. "I definitely think the markets are overvalued at this time but it's the only place where the...

  • WASHINGTON— The Senate rejected a liberal-led move Monday to increase aid for workers who lose their jobs to imports, pushing for passage by week's end of major trade legislation sought by President Barack Obama. In remarks on the Senate floor, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the trade legislation and two other bills— one to renew the Patriot Act, the other...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— A school that uses a live tiger cub as a mascot has been warned it must submit more documentation to continue that tradition without violating Ohio's law on dangerous animals. Records obtained by The Associated Press show the Massillon Washington High School booster club that provides the tigers is among over a dozen animal owners contacted by...

  • Supreme Court strikes down Maryland tax law Monday, 18 May 2015 | 10:14 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court on Monday struck down as unconstitutional a Maryland tax that has the effect of double-taxing income residents earn in other states. Maryland officials say the 5-4 ruling means the loss of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenues. Maryland allowed its residents to deduct income taxes paid to other states from their...

  • Brookfield plans to buy GrafTech in a tender offer Monday, 18 May 2015 | 9:10 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Brookfield Asset Management Inc. plans to buy graphite manufacturer GrafTech International Ltd. for about $691.8 million in a tender offer. The Toronto- based asset manager is paying $5.05 per share for GrafTech, which is based in Parma, Ohio. Earlier this month, Brookfield entered a deal with GrafTech to buy $150 million worth of 7 percent convertible...