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Deere & Co. workers go on strike after rejecting contract

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MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — More than 10,000 Deere & Co. workers went on strike Thursday, the first major walkout at the agricultural machinery giant in more than three decades. The union had said its members would walk off the job if no deal has been reached Wednesday. The vast majority of ...

Charges filed in Barnesville High School hazing, family to file suit

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BARNESVILLE — Two people are facing criminal charges in connection with an Oct. 1 hazing incident in Barnesville. According to Belmont County Western Division Court, charges of hazing have been filed against Jayden Lucas, 18, of Barnesville for his alleged participation in the incident. His ...

Shredded Banksy artwork sells for $25.4M at auction

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LONDON (AP) — A work by British street artist Banksy that sensationally self-shredded just after it sold at auction three years ago fetched almost 18.6 million pounds ($25.4 million) on Thursday — a record for the artist, and close to 20 times its pre-shredded price. “Love is in the ...

Ferry chamber honors Powell, hosts Donnelly

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MARTINS FERRY — The Martins Ferry Chamber of Commerce honored retired executive director Dorothy Powell and heard a heartfelt speech from retired MLB coach Rich Donnelly during its Fall Dinner on Thursday. Powell received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the chamber for her 43 years of ...

Dozens of U.S. nuclear lab workers sue over vaccine mandate

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Workers at one of the nation’s premier nuclear weapons laboratories face a deadline Friday — be vaccinated or prepare to be fired. Dozens of workers at Los Alamos National Laboratory — the birthplace of the atomic bomb — are suing over the mandate, saying ...