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Mastectomy fitting boutique struggles during COVID-19 crisis

WARREN — For women, there are so many options for bra sizing, it can be intimidating. Finding the right fit is often harder than it seems — especially for women who have had mastectomies. But the staff at Franklin Health Care Inc. and Unique Boutique in Warren? They strive to help those ...

Stopping virus is a challenge at crowded U.S. meat plants

OMAHA, Neb. — Daily reports of giant meat-processing plants closing because workers tested positive for the coronavirus have called into question whether slaughterhouses can remain virus-free. According to experts, the answer may be no. Given that the plants employ thousands of people who ...

Hill International Truck named Diamond Edge Certified dealer

EAST LIVERPOOL — Hill International Trucks, located in East Liverpool. has been recognized by International Truck as a Diamond Edge Certified dealer, a collaborative effort between International Truck and its dealer body to recognize dealers for their commitment to uptime and to drive ...

Quick takes

JOINS: Ashley Cunningham has joined the team of Realtors at Cedar One Realty. Cunningham will be representing buyers and sellers from Cedar One’s newly established office in Calcutta. Cunningham said she is looking forward to helping clients with all of their real estate needs and feels ...

Businesses get big boost

VIENNA, W.Va. — In October, M.J. Ayson-Lemon purchased the Vienna location of the Pottery Place from the former owner after managing the walk-in ceramics and canvas studio for four years. She renamed it the Watering Can Art Studio, added more art classes and in January, she remodeled it ...

Florida-based company helping Lordstown Motors sell trucks

LORDSTOWN — A Florida-based company that specializes in charging stations for electric vehicles is committed to helping Lordstown Motors Corp. sell 1,000 of the battery-powered Endurance light duty trucks. Lordstown Motors announced the partnership Tuesday, stating the Tampa company, ...

Hospitals not immuned to hardships

PARKERSBURG — Despite health care workers’ positions on the front lines of the battle against the novel coronavirus, hospitals are not immune to the economic struggles affecting many other businesses. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidance last month to stop ...

Q&A: How to get aid for a small business

NEW YORK — Millions of small business owners will be turning to the government, seeking help for an individual and nationwide cataclysm, the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus outbreak. The government began disbursing loan money to company owners and freelancers Friday under the ...