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  • MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio _ Progressive Corp. on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $424.3 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 68 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $6.15 billion.

  • CLEVELAND _ Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $55.8 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 79 cents per share. Lincoln Electric shares have risen slightly more than 8 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— Critics say DuPont has spent too little on testing Ohio and West Virginia residents for contamination from a chemical used to make Teflon, while paying millions to a lawyer overseeing the testing program. The Columbus Dispatch reports DuPont spent about $860,000 on testing over a 2 ½- year period for contamination from the chemical used to...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 17- Facebook Inc launched a review on Monday of how it handles violent videos and other objectionable material, saying it needed to do better after a video of a killing in Cleveland on Sunday remained on its website and mobile app for two hours. The world's largest social network will be looking for ways to make it easier for people to report...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 17- Facebook Inc launched a review on Monday of how it handles violent videos and other objectionable material, saying it needed to do better after a video of a killing in Cleveland remained on its service for more than two hours on Sunday. The world's largest social network plans to look for ways to make it easier for people to report videos and...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 17- Facebook Inc launched a review on Monday of how it handles violent videos and other objectionable material, saying it needed to do better after a video of a killing in Cleveland remained on its service for more than two hours on Sunday.

  • DEFIANCE, Ohio _ First Defiance Financial Corp. on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $5.1 million. The holding company for First Federal Bank of the Midwest posted revenue of $34.6 million in the period. Keywords: First Defiance Financial, Earnings Report.

  • A Facebook video of an Ohio man shooting a 74- year-old retiree in Cleveland was up for three hours Sunday after it was posted, raising questions about the social-media network's process for taking down objectionable content posted by its users. The shooter's profile page was also removed. Facebook will deactivate accounts if it determines they pose safety...

  • April 17- Wells Fargo& Co said on Monday the State of Nevada had extended its banking agreement with the scandal-hit lender until 2021.. Several states, including California, Illinois and Ohio, have severed ties with the bank following a sales scandal that cost former Chief Executive John Stumpf his job. Wells Fargo's agreement with Nevada also comes with a...

  • WASHINGTON/ BOSTON, April 16- In a White House marked by infighting, top economic aide Gary Cohn, a Democrat and former Goldman Sachs banker, is muscling aside some of President Donald Trump's hard-right advisers to push more moderate, business-friendly economic policies. More than half a dozen sources on Wall Street and in the White House said Cohn has gained the...

  • U.S. residents paid Uncle Sam an average of $8,943 per person in federal income, payroll and estate taxes in 2016.. A look at how the District of Columbia and the states rank in per capita federal taxes:. 1. District of Columbia: $36.569.

  • WASHINGTON/ BOSTON, April 16- In a White House marked by infighting, top economic aide Gary Cohn, a Democrat and former Goldman Sachs banker, is muscling aside some of President Donald Trump's hard-right advisers to push more moderate, business-friendly economic policies. More than half a dozen sources on Wall Street and in the White House said Cohn has gained the...

  • U.S. residents paid Uncle Sam an average of $8,943 per person in federal income, payroll and estate taxes in 2016.. A look at how the District of Columbia and the states rank in per capita federal taxes:. 1. District of Columbia: $36.569.

  • J.C. Penney Co. said Friday that it is delaying the closure of 138 stores by several weeks after more people started visiting those locations. Riverview Mall in Bullhead City. Fort Morgan Main Street in Fort Morgan.

  • Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Thursday that 683 rigs sought oil and 162 explored for natural gas this week. New Mexico added seven rigs, Oklahoma gained three, Texas increased by two, and California, North Dakota and Ohio each gained one. Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Utah, West Virginia, and Wyoming were all unchanged.

  • Mary Pat McKay, chief medical officer for the National Transportation Safety Board, told the Dayton Daily News that some board members would support fentanyl testing if federal health officials certify screening protocols. She spoke to the newspaper after a Spirit Airlines pilot overdosed in Centerville, about 49 miles north of Cincinnati.

  • CLEVELAND— A cable company is hiring off-duty police officers to accompany workers after a series of violent robberies on marked trucks in Cleveland. Cleveland.com reports Spectrum cable company is hiring the officers after five workers for other companies were robbed at gunpoint and a Spectrum employee was shot four times. Other companies have...

  • EAST PALESTINE, Ohio— A craving for a McDonald's cheeseburger apparently prompted an 8- year-old Ohio boy to take his 4- year-old sister for a ride in his dad's van, which he learned to drive on the internet. East Palestine police Officer Jacob Koehler tells WJW-TV in Cleveland the father went to bed Sunday and the mother fell asleep on the couch with the kids.

  • April 12- U.S. energy firms are scrambling to finish a slew of pipelines that will unleash rich reserves of shale gas in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio as the nation prepares to become one of the worlds top natural gas exporters. The network will bring cheaper fuel supplies for power generation and industry being built in the eastern half of Canada and the...

  • CHARLESTON, S.C., April 10- Volvo Cars would suffer if the United States enacts taxes on imported goods, even as the company prepares to hire up to 4,000 workers for a new plant in South Carolina, the head of its North American operations said. Volvo plans to open its $500 million South Carolina factory in late 2018. Volvo decided in 2014 to locate its first North...