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Proposal would give restaurants a tax break for food donations

The Ohio Restaurant Association has endorsed a bill that would create a refundable income tax or commercial activity tax credit for a business that donates food inventory to charitable organizations.
The refund would be equal to a percentage of a federal income tax deduction taken by the business for the same donation.
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Cristo Rey school equips students with iPads and opportunity

Last year Columbus became home to one of 28 Cristo Rey private Catholic schools across the country.
For a short period, the school made its home in a temporary Franklinton building of barely 8,000 square feet.
Recently, however, the school held a garden party to celebrate the completion of renovations on their new, permanent ... (full story)


From printing to the future

Dear Mr. Berko: In January 2013, I had a $2,050 cash balance in my individual retirement account from a preferred stock that was partially called away. So I bought 200 shares of RR Donnelley at $8.75 because I used to work for that company in Chicago when I was in high school in the 1960s, because I myself am in the printing busine ... (full story)


Toledo nervously awaiting fate of beloved Jeep

Toledo nervously awaiting fate of beloved Jeep

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The thought of losing the Jeep Wrangler — a direct descendant of the original olive-drab vehicle that rolled off the assembly line in Toledo on its way to the battlefields of World War II — feels a little bit like losing a family member to those who have spent generations on the factory floor.< ... (full story)


Globus Medical

Dear Mr. Berko: My wife, who has had a bad back for 12 years, finally had back surgery. The doctor, who is a close friend, used a product made by a company called Globus Medical that he discovered several years ago. I won't bore you with the details, but in a nutshell, he says that the Globus implants are "engineered smarter&q ... (full story)