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Smith & Wesson: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Jun. 20, 2024 16:43 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. (SWBI) on Thursday reported profit of $26.1 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Springfield, Massachusetts-based company said it had net income of 57 cents. Earnings,...

Tiger Woods off early for US Open practice that includes Adam Scott and his major streak

Jun. 10, 2024 16:51 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Tiger Woods was among those on Pinehurst No. 2 for the first full day of U.S. Open practice before the sun could break through the clouds and climb over the trees. It's his first time playing a U.S. Open on this Donald Ross gem in 19 years, and so much of it...

Editorial Roundup: Illinois

Jun. 04, 2024 07:19 AM EDT

Chicago Tribune. June 2, 2024. Editorial: A balanced state budget. But hardly Springfield Democrats’ finest hour. Next year’s budget looks rougher, and “easy” money grabs were used this year Here’s the good news: Illinois lawmakers under Gov....

Former Missouri day care operator sentenced to 24 years for infant's death

May. 14, 2024 10:08 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The former operator of a southwestern Missouri day care has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for the death of an 8-month-old boy who died after being left alone with other small children. Deborah Lundstrom was sentenced Monday. She was found guilty in...

Horace Mann: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 08, 2024 18:55 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Horace Mann Educators Corp. (HMN) on Wednesday reported net income of $26.5 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Springfield, Illinois-based company said it had net income of 64 cents. Earnings, adjusted for...

Editorial Roundup: Illinois

May. 07, 2024 07:16 AM EDT

Champaign News-Gazette. May 3, 2024. Editorial: Gamesmanship never gets old in Legislature Same-old, same-old in Springfield. The time-honored tactic of legislating by surprise was on display again last week in Springfield when the ruling party passed...

Eversource: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 01, 2024 17:36 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Eversource Energy (ES) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $521.8 million. The Springfield, Massachusetts-based company said it had profit of $1.49 per share. The results surpassed Wall Street...

Editorial Roundup: Illnois

Apr. 30, 2024 07:26 AM EDT

Chicago Sun-Times. April 26, 2024. Editorial: With Bears stadium plans, Springfield should just slam on the brakes With all the important priorities the state has to tackle, why should Springfield rush to help the billionaire McCaskey family build a football stadium?...

FEC fines ex-Congressman Rodney Davis $43,475 for campaign finance violations

Apr. 26, 2024 18:45 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Federal Election Commission has fined the campaign fund of a former Illinois congressman $43,475 for failing to refund excess contributions in a timely manner. A letter from the FEC this month reports the fine against Republican Rodney Davis' campaign...

O'Reilly Automotive: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 24, 2024 17:26 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (ORLY) on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit of $547.2 million. On a per-share basis, the Springfield, Missouri-based company said it had profit of $9.20. The results beat Wall Street...