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  • LOS ANGELES, April 29- Dole Food Co Inc said on Friday the U.S. Department of Justice was investigating a deadly Listeria monocytogenes outbreak linked to packaged salad products from its processing plant in Springfield, Ohio. Thirty-three people in the United States and Canada fell ill in the outbreak from May 2015 to February 2016. Plant officials found...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 29- Dole Food Company Inc on Friday said the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating a deadly Listeria monocytogenes outbreak linked to packaged salad products from its processing plant in Springfield, Ohio. "Dole has recently been contacted by the Department of Justice in connection with its own investigation, and we will be similarly...

  • CHEVIOT, Ohio _ Cheviot Financial Corp. on Friday reported net income of $4,000 in its first quarter. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research. Keywords: Cheviot Financial, Earnings Report.

  • Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday 332 rigs sought oil and 87 explored for natural gas. Kansas, Louisiana, Texas and West Virginia were down two apiece. Alaska, Arkansas, California, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah and Wyoming were all unchanged.

  • Pennsylvania environmental regulators want to determine whether a series of minor earthquakes in the state this week were caused by nearby fracking operations by an oil and gas company. Five tiny temblors, all too weak to be felt by humans, took place in a 22- hour span in Lawrence County, about 50 miles north of Pittsburgh and three-quarters of a mile from a...

  • The Federal Aviation Administration earlier this month authorized the Northeast Region Unmanned Aircraft System unit in Grand Forks to fly anywhere in the country. Alan Frazier, the chief pilot and architect of the unmanned aircraft program for the Grand Forks unit, said the agency's pilots and sensor operators are able and willing to hop on a plane with its...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— Ohio's top utility regulator resigned on Friday, marking the fourth departure from the job since Gov. Andre Porter, chairman of the Public Utilities Commission, said in his resignation letter that the decision to leave for the private sector was "very difficult." The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission says the power purchase agreements, filed...

  • MAYFIELD HTS., Ohio _ Materion Corp. on Friday reported first-quarter profit of $5.4 million. The Mayfield Hts., Ohio- based company said it had net income of 27 cents per share. Materion shares have climbed roughly 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • FINDLAY, Ohio _ Cooper Tire& Rubber Co. on Friday reported first-quarter profit of $59 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1 per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $675.8 million.

  • HIGHLAND HILLS, Ohio _ Olympic Steel Inc. on Friday reported a first-quarter loss of $767,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. Olympic Steel shares have climbed 86 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Olympic Steel, Earnings Report.

  • Biotech drugmaker Gilead Sciences said its results were hurt by big discounts and rebates on its costly hepatitis C medicines, and its stock lost $8.52, or 8.8 percent, to $88.48. Rival biotech giant Amgen reported relatively solid results, but fell $2.59, or 1.6 percent, to $157.97. Health insurer Molina Healthcare slashed its full-year guidance because of...

  • GALLIPOLIS, Ohio _ Ohio Valley Banc Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $2.8 million. Ohio Valley Banc shares have declined 11 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Ohio Valley Banc, Earnings Report.

  • CINCINNATI _ Chemed Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $24.8 million. Chemed expects full-year earnings in the range of $7.05 to $7.25 per share. Chemed shares have declined 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • BEACHWOOD, Ohio _ DDR Corp. on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 30 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $244.3 million.

  • MASON, Ohio _ AtriCure Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $9.7 million in its first quarter. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 32 cents per share. AtriCure shares have decreased 24 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • CLEVELAND _ TFS Financial Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $19.3 million. TFS Financial shares have decreased 4 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: TFS Financial, Earnings Report.

  • ALBANY, N.Y.— KeyCorp and First Niagara Financial Group have agreed to sell 18 of First Niagara's western New York branches to satisfy antitrust issues arising from the planned combination of the banks. The U.S. Justice Department says Thursday it required the divestitures as part of Cleveland- based KeyCorp's proposed $4.1 billion acquisition of First...

  • CANTON, Ohio _ TimkenSteel Corp. on Thursday reported a first-quarter loss of $13.6 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 37 cents per share. TimkenSteel shares have increased 53 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio _ Lancaster Colony Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $29 million. Lancaster Colony shares have dropped slightly more than 1 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Lancaster Colony, Earnings Report.

  • TOLEDO, Ohio _ Libbey Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $718,000. On a per-share basis, the Toledo, Ohio- based company said it had profit of 3 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.