Business

Twitter makes profit for first time

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter made money for the first time in its nearly 12-year history, a milestone that satisfied investors in the short term but might not resolve the company’s broader problems any time soon. The company is still struggling to get people to sign up, despite the attention ...

Kale to go: Amazon to roll out delivery at Whole Foods

Amazon is bringing its speedy delivery to Whole Foods — and Margot Good might never visit the organic grocery chain again. “I can stay in my pajamas at home and have them deliver me my groceries,” she said Thursday after learning about the new service outside a Cincinnati ...

Mini-casino headed for Pa., along Ohio border

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The family that owns Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Mount Airy Casino Resort won the rights Thursday to build a mini-casino on the opposite side of the state along the Ohio border, an area that has tried for years to land a casino project. Mount Airy, owned by the ...

Quick takes

COAL ASH FIGHT: Eighteen states, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other groups are urging an appeals court to overturn a coal ash cleanup order at a federal utility’s Tennessee plant. The states’ 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals brief argues the decision at Tennessee Valley ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Rebecca Petrella to Kathy Gibbons, part lot 20, Original Mingo Junction. Harold Riley (deceased) to Mary Riley, lot 50, Glendwell. Charles and Ashley Thompson Jr. to Charles Thompson Jr., 1.001 acres, Steubenville ...

Clarification

≤ A story that appeared on Page 4B of the Feb. 4 business section about Apollo Professional Cleaning and Restoration’s new disinfecting system should have identified the system as the Clorox Total 360 system. An online list of 20 organisms the electrostatic disinfectant system can kill ...

Pickup tower technology

From staff reports STEUEBNVILLE — The Wal-Mart Supercenter at 100 Mall Drive on Tuesday became the fifth store in Ohio to debut the company’s Pickup Tower technology. These 16-foot tall structures function like high-tech vending machines and can fulfill a customer’s online order in ...

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Clorox 360 system at Apollo attacks flu season, beyond

By PAUL GIANNAMORE Staff writer WINTERSVILLE — The length and strength of this winter’s flu season can be fought. Those in the medical community will say to follow basic advice: Wash your hands often and avoid crowds if possible. But it’s not possible in every facility, and for every ...

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Infinite Electronics Recycling marks second year

Infinite Electronics Recycling held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Jan. 24 at its facility in Weirton to celebrate two years of operation in the city and a planned expansion. IER has two operations in Weirton, with one site serving as a de-manufacturing and processing center and the other as its ...

Quick takes

HONORED: Assure America Corp., which has offices around the Tri-State Area, has been named an Erie Insurance 2017 Elite Award winner for achieving growth and profitability goals. The Erie Insurance Elite Award recognizes the top 10 Erie agents companywide in one of three lines of business — ...