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Steris to spend $1.9B on UK's Synergy Health

Steris Corp. will spend about $1.9 billion to buy a British sterilization services company, as U.S. businesses continue to seek overseas incorporations despite attempts to make such tax-saving maneuvers less lucrative.
The medical products maker said Monday that the new company created by its combination with Synergy Health PLC ... (full story)

Youngstown Business Incubator offers tenants advantages other incubators don’t

In 2009, math teacher Elijah Stambaugh was looking for technology that would allow him to assess how much his students were absorbing in class so that he could adjust his instruction to improve their grasp of the material.
“I couldn’t find what I was looking for,” said Stambaugh, who was teaching seventh and ei ... (full story)

Health care mutual funds

Dear Mr. Berko: All the advertisers in the financial media claim to be wizards but either lie or brag only about their successes. Then when you get suckered into their spiels, those stories turn into losses. I'm given up subscribing to stock market investment services, listening to glib financial talk show hosts, attending financia ... (full story)

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)