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Helping animals


Home Savings and Loan Co. announced its offices have raised more than $16,000 for area animal-assistance groups. The offices raised funds by organizing bake sales, the bank said.

F.N.B. cash dividend

Hermitage, Pa.

F.N.B. Corp. on Wednesday announced a quarterly cash dividend of $18.13 per share of its Series E noncumulative perpetual preferred stock.

The dividend is payable May 15 to shareholders of record at the close of business April 30.

Missing deadline


Only one-fifth of its track will be equipped with mandatory safety technology to prevent the most-catastrophic kinds of collisions and derailments by the deadline set by Congress, the freight-railroad industry said Wednesday.

The Association of American Railroads said in a report that about 20 percent of the approximately 60,000 miles of track being equipped with the technology will meet the deadline of Dec. 31, 2015. Previously, the association had estimated 40 percent would meet the deadline.

Vindicator staff/wire reports

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