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  • Steve Paul, owner of the Test Drive Technologies inspection service in the St. Louis area, said he issued a written report for the company in August 2017. He also told The Associated Press that the tourist boats' canopies make them hard to escape when they sink— a concern raised by regulators after a similar sinking in Arkansas killed 13 people in 1999..

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

  • PHILADELPHIA _ Prudential Bancorp Inc. on Friday reported net income of $2.4 million in its fiscal third quarter. On a per-share basis, the Philadelphia- based company said it had profit of 26 cents. Prudential Bancorp shares have increased roughly 10 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PHILADELPHIA _ Citizens Holding Co. on Friday reported second-quarter net income of $1.7 million. The bank, based in Philadelphia, said it had earnings of 35 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. _ Penns Woods Bancorp Inc. on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $3.5 million. The Williamsport, Pennsylvania- based bank said it had earnings of 74 cents per share. The holding company for Jersey Shore State Bank and Luzerne Bank posted revenue of $16.5 million in the period.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 20- Tariffs are starting to bite big manufacturers and Wall Street could get another bout of caution and uncertainty from major industrial companies when a swath of reports comes in over the next week. Investors are worried about the impact on earnings should the United States' trade war with China and other major trading partners escalate.

  • MADISON, Wis.— Companies that Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson worked for as a consultant laid off nearly 1,900 people since 2015, shutting down plants in Wisconsin and across the country as they moved to save money and shift production overseas. The examples were provided to The Associated Press by American Bridge, a liberal advocacy group, as...

  • PHILADELPHIA— Doughnut-maker Krispy Kreme is buying a majority stake in Philadelphia- based Insomnia Cookies for an undisclosed sum. The Winston-Salem, North Carolina- based Krispy Kreme made the announcement Friday. Berkowitz founded Insomnia Cookies in 2003 when he was a student at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • CLEARFIELD, Pa. _ CNB Financial Corp. on Friday reported second-quarter profit of $8.4 million. The bank, based in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, said it had earnings of 55 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • PHILADELPHIA _ Beneficial Mutual Bancorp Inc. on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $11.9 million. The Philadelphia- based bank said it had earnings of 16 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • WEST MIFFLIN, Pa.— Kennywood Park near Pittsburgh has announced a Steelers-themed replacement for its longtime Log Jammer ride. Park officials announced Thursday they are bringing in a new roller coaster called "The Steel Curtain." The park is located in West Mifflin, about 10 miles southeast of downtown Pittsburgh.

  • EXTON, Pa. _ Omega Flex Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $4.8 million. The Exton, Pennsylvania- based company said it had profit of 47 cents per share. Omega Flex shares have risen 18 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • YORK, Pa. _ Codorus Valley Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $6.1 million. The bank, based in York, Pennsylvania, said it had earnings of 67 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • PHILADELPHIA _ Brandywine Realty Trust on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 34 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $127.8 million.

  • OAKS, Pa. _ SEI Investments Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $121.7 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 75 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $403.1 million.

  • WASHINGTON, July 19- A decade of inaction by the U.S. Republican Party on climate legislation will end next week when one its own offers a carbon tax bill, which is sure to fail in the House of Representatives, but is notable for winning even a little Republican support. Representative Carlos Curbelo of Florida, a member of the House tax committee, said he will unveil...

  • Hope& Coffee began serving customers Thursday morning in Tamaqua, a small coal-region town about 85 miles from Philadelphia. In some ways, Hope& Coffee looks like any other hip cafe with its vintage parquet floors, leather sofas, free wi-fi and gourmet coffee beans. Lisa Scheller, chairwoman of a company that manufactures metallic pigments, pledged $300,000 to...

  • BRYN MAWR, Pa. _ Bryn Mawr Bank Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $14.7 million. The Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania-based bank said it had earnings of 72 cents per share. Bryn Mawr Bank shares have increased nearly 7 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PHILADELPHIA— Comcast says it's dropping out of the bidding war for Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment business, instead focusing on its bid for the U.K.' s Sky. The announcement Thursday leaves the path open for The Walt Disney Co. to buy the Twenty-First Century Fox assets with its $71 billion offer. The Department of Justice has okayed Disney's bid as...

  • INDIANA, Pa. _ S&T Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $21.4 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 60 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $70.1 million.