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  • "We need the EPA to step in to ensure that these power plants run their pollution controls on a daily basis," Grumbles said in an interview. Maryland petitioned the EPA in November for a finding that 36 power plant units in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia are emitting air pollution affecting the state's air quality in violation of the law...

  • CHICAGO— President Donald Trump's administration has ended Affordable Care Act contracts that brought assistance into libraries, businesses and urban neighborhoods in 18 cities, meaning shoppers on the insurance exchanges will have fewer places to turn for help signing up for coverage. People will have 45 days to shop for 2018 coverage, starting Nov. 1 and...

  • NEW WASHINGTON, Ohio— The company that developed the Dakota Access oil pipeline is entangled in another fight, this time in Ohio where work on its multi-state natural gas pipeline has wrecked wetlands, flooded farm fields and flattened a 170- year-old farmhouse. The federal commission that oversees gas pipelines told Dallas- based Energy Transfer Partners...

  • MADISON, Wis.— Wisconsin is working on a package of incentives to lure Taiwanese iPhone manufacturer Foxconn to the state as part of a deal that two state lawmakers said Thursday they believe could come as soon as the end of the month. Wisconsin is one of several Midwest states vying for Foxconn as it considers building a $7 billion display panel manufacturing...

  • The muted loan growth forecast overshadowed the lender's quarterly profit that more than doubled, boosted by its acquisition of First Niagara Financial Group. "The stocks had a pretty good run going into the quarter but the guidance of the second half of the year is mixed," Wedbush Securities analyst Peter Winter said. Cleveland- based KeyCorp's net income...

  • After two decades in the workforce, Ohio businesswoman Deborah Wasylko found herself faced with the prospect of having to move to keep her job while dealing with challenges in her family life. Wasylko concluded that she had a choice: continue her corporate career or become an entrepreneur. The allure of becoming your own boss seems strong: As of 2014, there were...

  • CLEVELAND _ Sherwin-Williams Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $319.1 million. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $3.57 billion. Analysts surveyed by Zacks had forecast adjusted earnings per share of $4.93.

  • Cleveland- based KeyCorp's net income attributable to common shareholders more than doubled to $398 million, or 37 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30. Excluding items, the bank earned 34 cents, beating the average analyst estimate of 33 cents, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Total interest income jumped to $1.12 billion, while...

  • Cleveland- based KeyCorp said net income attributable to common shareholders rose to $398 million, or 37 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $196 million, or 23 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • CLEVELAND _ KeyCorp on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $412 million. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 34 cents per share. KeyCorp shares have increased slightly more than 4 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has risen 10 percent.

  • *China business had over $3.5 bln revenue last year. *Cardinal sale move comes amid China drug distribution reform. HONG KONG, July 20- U.S. drug distributor Cardinal Health has put its China business up for sale, drawing keen interest from state-backed Chinese pharmaceutical firms in a deal that may be worth up to $1.5 billion, sources familiar with the matter said.

  • WASHINGTON— Republican leaders pushed toward a Senate vote next Tuesday on resurrecting their nearly flat-lined health care bill. The White House and GOP leaders fished Thursday for ways to win over recalcitrant senators, including an administration proposal to let states use Medicaid funds to help people buy their own private health insurance.

  • *Global stocks at record, Asia ex- Japan index hits 9-1/ 2- yr high. *Strong earnings propel Wall Street to close at all-time highs. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.15 percent, hovering near its highest level since December 2007.

  • *Global stocks at record, Asia ex- Japan index hits 9-1/ 2- yr high. *Strong earnings propel Wall Street to close at all-time highs. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.1 percent, hovering near its highest level since December 2007.

  • *Global stocks at record, Asia ex- Japan index hits 9-1/ 2- yr high. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.15 percent, hovering near its highest level since December 2007. The MSCI World index rose for its tenth straight session on Thursday and set a record high for the sixth consecutive day, lifted by all-time closing highs on Wall...

  • **TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda holds a news conference after their policy decision 0630 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference following the Governing Council meeting and the interest rate meeting- 1330 GMT.

  • **TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda holds a news conference after their policy decision 0630 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference following the Governing Council meeting and the interest rate meeting- 1330 GMT.

  • President Donald Trump scolded Senate Republicans on Wednesday for failing to reach agreement on repealing or overhauling Obamacare, demanding they not leave Washington for a planned August recess until they can find common ground on healthcare. Trump's call to action on Obamacare, at a White House lunch with 49 senators, was in sharp contrast to his...

  • NEW YORK, July 19- A broad barometer of global stocks posted a ninth straight session of gains on Wednesday as earnings season in the United States and Europe heated up, while the dollar clawed back from 10- month lows and oil prices jumped. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq marked record highs in the United States, picking up from strong performances by major European stock...

  • ARCHBOLD, Ohio _ Farmers& Merchants Bancorp Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $3.2 million. The Archbold, Ohio- based bank said it had earnings of 70 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.