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  • LANSING, Mich.— Taiwanese electronics maker Foxconn's plan to build a display panel factory in the U.S. has sparked a flurry of lobbying by states vying to land what some economic development officials say is a once-in-a-generation prize. The hunt for Foxconn is fluid and largely secretive, with Rust Belt governors and state officials declining to even confirm...

  • Police in New South Wales say the man died in a July 13 crash in a Sydney suburb. —May 27, 2009: Ashley Parham, 18, of Midwest City, Oklahoma, 2001 Honda Accord. —July 27, 2014: Law Suk Leh of Sibu, Malaysia, 2003 Honda City.

  • Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Louisiana gained four rigs, California increased by two and North Dakota and Utah each gained one. Oklahoma and Texas each declined by three, New Mexico fell by two and Alaska decreased by one. Arkansas, Colorado, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Wyoming were all unchanged.

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  • PHILADELPHIA _ Beneficial Mutual Bancorp Inc. on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $9.5 million. The Philadelphia- based bank said it had earnings of 13 cents per share. Keywords: Beneficial Mutual Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • PHILADELPHIA _ Republic First Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $2.1 million. The bank, based in Philadelphia, said it had earnings of 4 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • YORK, Pa. _ Codorus Valley Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $3.7 million. The bank, based in York, Pennsylvania, said it had earnings of 43 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • BRYN MAWR, Pa. _ Bryn Mawr Bank Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $9.4 million. Bryn Mawr Bank shares have climbed roughly 1 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Bryn Mawr Bank, Earnings Report.

  • RADNOR, Pa. _ Brandywine Realty Trust on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 34 cents per share. Brandywine Realty Trust expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $1.34 to $1.38 per share.

  • EXTON, Pa. _ Omega Flex Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $3 million. Omega Flex shares have risen 23 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Omega Flex, Earnings Report.

  • DETROIT— Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk says he has "verbal government approval" to build a tunnel for high-speed transportation from New York to Washington that could break ground by the end of this year. But the White House confirmed it had "positive discussions" about the tunnel with Musk and executives from his underground drilling enterprise, The...

  • WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. _ Penns Woods Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $3.1 million. The Williamsport, Pennsylvania- based bank said it had earnings of 65 cents per share. The holding company for Jersey Shore State Bank and Luzerne Bank posted revenue of $15 million in the period.

  • "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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • PHILADELPHIA— A graduate of St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia has given $50 million to the Roman Catholic university, the largest gift in the school's history. The university plans to bolster its endowment and increase scholarships with the gift announced Thursday from 83- year-old James Maguire and his wife, Frances Maguire. St. Joseph's said the gift...

  • INDIANA, Pa. _ S&T Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $22.8 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 55 cents per share. S&T Bancorp shares have dropped 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PITTSBURGH _ PPG Industries Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $501 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.81 per share. PPG Industries shares have increased 20 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed 10 percent.

  • PITTSBURGH _ F.N.B. Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $72.4 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 23 cents per share. F.N.B. shares have decreased 12 percent since the beginning of the year.