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Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: John and Marylie Paulowski to Gregory Paulowski, lots 197 and 199, Manhattan. Ave Perrino and Michael Carr to Gregory Paulowski, lots 197 and 199, Manhattan. Paul and Shirley Buffone to Shawn Porreca, lot 153, Buena ...

U.S. coal mine deaths increasing, miners’ union blames safety agency

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Deaths in U.S. coal mines this year have surged ahead of last year’s, and federal safety officials say workers who are new to a mine have been especially vulnerable to fatal accidents. But the nation’s coal miners’ union says the mine safety agency isn’t taking the ...

Quick takes

EARNED STATUS: Jennifer Bond, director of radiology at Wheeling Hospital, has earned Certified Radiology Administrator status from the Radiology Administration Certification Commission. “Jen has been instrumental in moving the radiology department toward a positive environment of care,” ...

Work death rates higher for older workers

Older people are dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases, according to an Associated Press analysis of federal statistics. It’s a trend that’s particularly alarming as baby boomers reject the traditional retirement age of ...

FedEx to drop extra charges for holiday season

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — FedEx will forego special charges for most packages shipped during the chaotic holiday season this year as it squares off against rival UPS in a fight for a larger share of the millions of items now bought online. The announcement Thursday comes two months after UPS ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Harold Fyock to Allen Taylor, lot 8, Linduff Estates. Patricia Miller (deceased) to Teddy Miller, lot 160, Overlook Hills. Geraldine Giannamore (deceased) to Arthur Giannamore, lot 53, George Henry Second. Norman ...

Power outage interrupts vacationers

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Vacationers turned away by an island power outage say they’ve gotten few answers about whether they’ll get back money they spent on canceled or interrupted trips. The outage caused by a construction accident forced an estimated 50,000 visitors to leave Hatteras and ...

Tesla assures investors

DETROIT (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Inc. calmed jittery investors Wednesday, assuring them it can meet aggressive production targets for its new lower-cost Model 3 sedan. CEO Elon Musk said investors should have “zero concern” about whether Tesla will be able to make 10,000 Model 3s ...

Columbiana County employers earn compensation rebates

LEETONIA — Not many state agencies come into a county and deliver $8.4 million back to employers. But that’s what happened when Sarah Morrison, administrator/CEO of the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, presented a check in that amount to Columbiana County businesses on Tuesday. The ...

Sweet stuff on way to Ohio Valley Mall

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Two new stores are slated to open at the Ohio Valley Mall by late summer or early fall. According to Joe Bell, spokesman for the Cafaro Co., which owns the mall, Sweet Treats Featuring Jelly Belly will operate inside the mall in a 1,428-square-foot store next to the Kidz ...