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Financial Shocker
12:00, 12/28/14

Associated Press NEW YORK For the first half of 2014 the oil market looked just as it had the

Investors expect ups and downs in 2015
12:00, 12/28/14

Associated Press NEW YORK Can the U.S. hold everyone else above water? That is the question

Saving time and money at outlet malls
12:00, 12/28/14

Outlet malls are big business, notes Consumer Reports — and they are getting bigger, because even

12:00, 12/28/14

BANKING The Home Savings and Loan Co. announced the hiring of Nick Linamen as area sales manager

FAA, industry launch drone-safety campaign
12:00, 12/28/14

Associated Press WASHINGTON Alarmed by increasing encounters between small drones and manned

Sexual harassment in the workplace
12:00, 12/28/14

Sexual harassment in the workplace YOUNGSTOWN Lisa Marcucci, president of Premier HR Services,

GM Lordstown plant manager ecstatic for title
12:10, 12/27/14

EDITOR’S NOTE — As 2014 winds down, The Vindicator is taking a daily look back at the people and

Simulcast spat keeps top tracks off local gaming board
12:01, 12/27/14

Nick Melfi, 84, eft, and Pat Tondo, 83, both of Girard, sit at a table at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course while simulcast horse betting Friday.

Holiday deliveries improve
12:00, 12/27/14

Associated Press NEW YORK Christmas came on time this year for most people. After FedEx and

NE Ohio economy picking up, hiring consultants says
12:00, 12/27/14

Company sees an uptick in hiring in the NE Ohio region within the next year

Gas price drops below $2 in Mo.
12:00, 12/27/14

Gas price drops below $2 in Mo. KANSAS CITY, Mo. Missouri became the first state Friday to have

PlayStation, Xbox sites experience disruptions
12:00, 12/27/14

Associated Press TOKYO Sony’s online PlayStation store and Microsoft’s Xbox site suffered

Wal-Mart tests exchange for gift cards
12:00, 12/25/14

Associated Press NEW YORK Starting today, Wal-Mart is letting customers exchange gift cards from

Honda recalls Crosstours for air bags
12:00, 12/25/14

Associated Press NEW YORK Honda is recalling 1,252 Crosstour vehicles due to a faulty side air

Selected local stocks
12:00, 12/25/14

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .61, 26.730.38 Avalon

12:00, 12/25/14

CD RATES The table shows the annual percentage yield as of Wednesday. All yields given in percent.

Mortgage rates increase slightly
12:00, 12/25/14

Mortgage rates increase slightly WASHINGTON Average U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly this

Skin specialist’s business continues strong
12:00, 12/24/14

Facial Care by Joyce celebrates nearly four decades in business in the Boardman area

Ohio’s minimum wage to rise to $8.10
12:00, 12/24/14

Ohio’s minimum wage to rise to $8.10 COLUMBUS Ohio’s minimum wage will increase by 15 cents to

Prosecutor: Guns smuggled aboard US airliners for years
12:00, 12/24/14

Associated Press NEW YORK A brazen scheme in which guns — even an AK-47 rifle — were taken onto