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High corn yields drop price
DAYTON — Near-perfect weather conditions are creating a predicted bumper crop for Ohio corn farmers, but the high yields this year and from last year are forcing a drop in prices not seen in the past five years.

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Real estate firms recruit agents after recession
Joe DiSalle, a broker manager at the DiSalle Real Estate Co., cannot wait for Aug. 6.

Published 1 hour ago
Ford's aluminum pickup's cost rises
DETROIT — Ford Motor Co.’s new aluminum-sided pickup will cost a little more than its predecessor when it goes on sale late this year.

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State Bank parent firm reports profit
DEFIANCE — SB Financial Group Inc., the parent firm of State Bank & Trust Co., reported a second-quarter profit Monday of $1.2 million, or 25 cents a share, down from $1.3 million, or 27 cents a share, over the same period a year earlier.

Updated 23 minutes ago
Crime scene peddler sells Robinson mementos
A Toledo man who organizes tours of local crime scenes and gravesites has collected memorabilia of Gerald Robinson -- including dirt from the priest‘‍s grave and photo of him in his coffin -- to sell online.

Published 8 hours ago
Stocks end little changed ahead of earnings rush
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are ending little changed as traders wait for key economic and earnings reports later this week.

Updated 10 hours ago
U.S. sending dirty coal abroad
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Coal from Appalachia rumbles into this port city, 150 railroad cars at a time, bound for the belly of the massive cargo ship Prime Lily. The ship soon sets sail for South America, its 80,000 tons of coal destined for power plants and factories, an export of American energy — and pollution.

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FAA proposes to fine Southwest $12M
WASHINGTON  — The Federal Aviation Administration said today it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply in three separate cases with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.

Updated 12 hours ago
Kids learn to putt like a pro
Four-year-old Michael Rosales pushed his adult-size sunglasses up his nose and stroked his chin thoughtfully before sending a golf ball flying wildly down the driving range.

Updated 12 hours ago
Bluffton firm’s CEO, 1 other killed
FINDLAY — Two people, including the CEO of a Bluffton firm, were killed when a plane crashed northeast of Findlay in Hancock County on Sunday, authorities said.