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TEAM helps Urban Mission

The TEAM Automotive Group in Steubenville presented a $700 check Wednesday to Urban Mission Ministries Inc. The donation includes funds raised through the dealership from the Christmas children’s fund and dress down Fridays. The Rev. Ashley Steele, left, accepted the check from Kelly Camarote ...

Dissolving heart stent offered at Wheeling

WHEELING — The interventional cardiology team at Wheeling Hospital recently became the first in the region to offer patients with coronary artery disease a new treatment option that literally disappears over time. Dr. Triston Smith, named among the top interventional cardiologists in the ...

Quick Takes

senior vp: Joseph C. Ott has been named senior vice president and community development officer at F.N.B. Corp. Ott will be in charge of the companywide community development strategy, comprised of elements including Community Reinvestment Act programs, fair lending activities, affirmative ...

Local business aids wreaths for veterans

WELLSBURG — Icy weather didn’t keep local veterans and the owner and staff of a local funeral home from placing several wreaths at the Brooke County Veterans Memorial Park on Dec. 17. Several community members also were on hand for a service at the monument led by Eric Fithyan, owner of ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Margaret Urdzik (deceased) to Matthew Monigold, lot 17, Altamont Second. Helen Montgomery to Robert and Theresa Montgomery, lot 7, Moore & Wicksham’s Addition (survivorship). Jacob Koper and Erin Brown to ...

New veterinarian in charge

FOLLANSBEE — A new veterinarian now is in charge of Community Care Animal Hospital and Cat Clinic, but recent visitors to the veterinary office will recognize her. Dr. Jessica Vittek worked side by side with Dr. Holly Kossuth, who has practiced in Brooke County for 16 years, to ensure a ...

California says no permit, no Uber

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber is riding its self-driving cars into a legal showdown with California regulators. The ride-hailing company is refusing to obey demands by the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles that it immediately stop picking up San Francisco passengers in self-driving ...

Communicating cars on the way

WASHINGTON (AP) — All new cars and light trucks would be able to talk wirelessly with each other, with traffic lights and with other roadway infrastructure under a proposal released by the Transportation Department. Officials say the technology holds the potential to dramatically reduce ...

Italy’s largest bank to shed jobs

MILAN (AP) — Italy’s largest bank, UniCredit, said Tuesday it will unload $18.8 billion in soured loans, raise billions in new money and shed thousands of jobs as it seeks to re-launch the company under new management. The move to reduce the bank’s risk profile and cut costs emerged in ...

Energy coalition sets breakthrough goals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some big names with big money have jumped into the alternative energy race. The Breakthrough Energy Coalition, which counts among its members Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, George Soros, Saudi Arabia’s Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, Alibaba’s Jack Ma and Richard Branson, ...