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Norfolk Southern will pay modest $15 million fine as part of federal settlement over Ohio derailment

May. 23, 2024 13:45 PM EDT

The federal government agreed to a modest $15 million fine for Norfolk Southern over last year's disastrous derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, and the railroad promised to pay more than $300 million to complete the efforts to improve safety that it announced after the crash and address community...

Judge signs off on $600 million Ohio train derailment settlement but residents still have questions

May. 22, 2024 17:46 PM EDT

A federal judge has signed off on the $600 million class action settlement over last year's disastrous Norfolk Southern derailment in eastern Ohio, but many people who live near East Palestine are still wondering how much they will end up with out of the deal. Preliminary approval...

REX: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 22, 2024 06:10 AM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — REX American Resources Corp. (REX) on Wednesday reported profit of $10.2 million in its fiscal first quarter. The Dayton, Ohio-based company said it had profit of 58 cents per share. The ethanol producer posted revenue of...

Trump says he is open to restrictions on contraception before backing away from the statement

May. 21, 2024 20:36 PM EDT

Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he was open to supporting regulations on contraception and that his campaign would release a policy on the issue “very shortly,” comments that he later said were misinterpreted. The comments, made during an interview with a Pittsburgh...

Election deniers moving closer to GOP mainstream, report shows, as Trump allies fill Congress

May. 21, 2024 10:37 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the hours after the attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, Ohio’s then-Republican senator, Rob Portman, voted to accept President Joe Biden’s win over the defeated former president, Donald Trump, despite Trump’s false allegations that Biden only won because of...

New safety rules set training standards for train dispatchers and signal repairmen

May. 20, 2024 19:32 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — New federal certification rules finalized Monday for train dispatchers and signal repairmen will set minimum standards to counteract the investor pressure on railroads to continually cut costs while making sure those employees have the skills they need to operate all the...

Workhorse: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 20, 2024 17:19 PM EDT

SHARONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — SHARONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Workhorse Group Inc. (WKHS) on Monday reported a loss of $29.2 million in its first quarter. The Sharonville, Ohio-based company said it had a loss of 10 cents per share. The truck and drone manufacturer posted...

Nordson: Fiscal Q2 Earnings Snapshot

May. 20, 2024 16:50 PM EDT

WESTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — WESTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — Nordson Corp. (NDSN) on Monday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $118.2 million. On a per-share basis, the Westlake, Ohio-based company said it had profit of $2.05. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to $2.34 per...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

May. 20, 2024 15:17 PM EDT

Toledo Blade. May 13, 2024. Editorial: State deficit no surprise Ohio’s tax collections are running behind budget projections by nearly a half billion dollars, and state officials are surprised. Income taxes are 5.5 percent under estimates. It’s the...

Judge rules Ohio law that keeps cities from banning flavored tobacco is unconstitutional

May. 20, 2024 14:54 PM EDT

An Ohio law prohibiting cities from banning the sale of flavored tobacco products is unconstitutional, a judge has ruled. The state is expected to appeal the ruling issued Friday by Franklin County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark Serrott, who had issued a temporary restraining order...