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Eversource: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 13, 2024 18:16 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Eversource Energy (ES) on Tuesday reported a loss of $1.29 billion in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Springfield, Massachusetts-based company said it had a loss of $3.68. Earnings, adjusted for asset impairment...

Prosecutor says McCann made personal use of campaign funds even after fed investigation

Feb. 13, 2024 17:11 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — William “Sam” McCann continued to fund a lavish lifestyle with campaign contributions even after the former legislator and gubernatorial candidate admitted wrongdoing to federal investigators, a prosecutor said Tuesday in the opening of a corruption trial he...

Horace Mann: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 07, 2024 18:07 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Horace Mann Educators Corp. (HMN) on Wednesday reported profit of $39.5 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Springfield, Illinois-based company said it had profit of 95 cents. Earnings, adjusted for investment...

O'Reilly Automotive: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 07, 2024 17:11 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (ORLY) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $552.5 million. The Springfield, Missouri-based company said it had profit of $9.26 per share. The results exceeded Wall Street...

Investigation into killings of 19 burros in Southern California desert hits possible breakthrough

Feb. 01, 2024 21:25 PM EST

NEEDLES, Calif. (AP) — There may finally be a breakthrough in a long-running investigation into the killing of wild burros in California’s Mojave Desert nearly five years ago, federal authorities said Thursday. Nineteen burros were found shot to death along a 50-mile...

Great Southern Bancorp: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Jan. 22, 2024 18:33 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Great Southern Bancorp Inc. (GSBC) on Monday reported earnings of $13.1 million in its fourth quarter. The Springfield, Missouri-based company said it had net income of $1.11 per share. The bank holding company posted...

Marcus Domask helps No. 10 Illinois edge Michigan State 71-68

Jan. 12, 2024 00:51 AM EST

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Marcus Domask scored 15 points, including four free throws in the closing minutes that helped No. 10 Illinois hold off Michigan State 71-68 on Thursday night. Coleman Hawkins and Ty Rodgers also scored 15 points apiece for the Illini (12-3, 3-1 Big Ten), who...

Illinois secretary of state tells drivers to 'ditch the DMV' and register online

Jan. 11, 2024 15:23 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias is suggesting a New Year's resolution for Illinois motorists: Ditch the DMV. The Democrat on Thursday announced expanded online services for the "Skip the Line, Do It Online" program to save taxpayers' time and reduce...

Smith & Wesson: Fiscal Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Dec. 07, 2023 17:14 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. (SWBI) on Thursday reported earnings of $2.5 million in its fiscal second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Springfield, Massachusetts-based company said it had net income of 5 cents. Earnings,...

Diplomas for sale: $465, no classes required. Inside one of Louisiana’s unapproved schools

Nov. 28, 2023 00:43 AM EST

SPRINGFIELD, La. (AP) — Arliya Martin accepted her high school diploma with relief and gratitude. It was her ticket to better-paying work, she felt, after getting kicked out of high school and toiling for eight years at factory jobs to support her children. “This...