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Bill aims to recognize country music trio

Rascal Flatts Day could be on the horizon for Ohio.
Senate Bill 233, which would honor the country music trio on June 6, has been unanimously passed by the Senate.
The bill, sponsored by Sen. Jim Hughes, R-Columbus, originally sought to designate Rascal Flatts as the official country music group of Ohio.
The measure was th ... (full story)


At 50, Upward Bound still opens pathway to college

At 50, Upward Bound still opens pathway to college

Nervous but determined, the 15-year-old boy walked into a conference room in Columbus, Ohio, for a fateful interview. If it went well, perhaps he'd have a chance to be the first member of his impoverished family to attend college.
That was 34 years ago, but Wil Haygood — the renowned journalist and author whose writing ins ... (full story)


Bill lets tow firms file for vehicles titles

The Ohio Independent Automobile Dealers Association, the Towing and Recovery Association of Ohio and the Automotive Service Association of Ohio have each expressed support for a bill that would revise the state’s towing motor vehicle laws.
Senate Bill 274, sponsored by Rep. Jim Hughes, R-Columbus, would authorize the owner ... (full story)


Ohio uranium site cleanup may lay off 675 workers

COLUMBUS (AP) — The contractor leading decontamination and decommissioning work at a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio anticipates up to 675 layoffs beginning in October because of funding-related problems, which could be a blow to the project's momentum and a pocket of the state with high unemployment rates.
Flu ... (full story)


Stansberry and IBM

Dear Mr. Berko: Please tell me your opinion of Porter Stansberry, whose newsletter predicts the immediate collapse of the dollar and the stock market and recommends gold and silver. Should I buy this letter and follow his other advice, which is available only from this publication? Also, tell me your opinion of IBM. I am thinking o ... (full story)