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Fiat Chrysler to build 3 new Jeeps, create 2,000 jobs in US

Fiat Chrysler to build 3 new Jeeps, create 2,000 jobs in US

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler will add three new Jeeps to its lineup including a pickup truck as it invests $1 billion in two U.S. factories, furthering its effort to increase production of hot-selling SUVs and pickup trucks and get out of producing small and midsize cars. The expansion will create 2,000 new jobs.
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Explaining ROE, P/E and NPM

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm writing for our investment club and requesting your explanation of return on equity, price-earnings ratio and net profit margin. Could you please use untechnical English? We had a certified public accountant explain this to us last month, but he was too technical for us. -- HG, Charlotte, N.C.
Dear HG: This su ... (full story)


Mad River Mountain's new, larger lodge ready after 2015 fire

Mad River Mountain's new, larger lodge ready after 2015 fire

ZANESFIELD, Ohio (AP) — The snow machines billowed clouds of snow as the sun cut through the wintry haze to illuminate Mad River Mountain's new lodge. The beams of light also brought the promise of better luck this ski season.
Inside, carpenters, electricians and designers scrambled to complete work on the $7.5 million lodg ... (full story)


Local


Ron Cable appointed as juvenile court magistrate

Summit County Juvenile Court Judge Linda Tucci Teodosio has announced that Ron Cable accepted a position as magistrate with the court and began his service on Jan. 3, 2017.
Cable comes to juvenile court from the Summit County Domestic Relations Court, where he served as a judicial attorney and part-time magistrate in 2001 before ... (full story)


Roetzel & Andress begins 2017 with new leadership

Akron-based Roetzel & Andress rang in 2017 with a new chairman and two new board members.
On Jan. 1 Roetzel & Andress President Robert Blackham took the reins from Chairman Jeffrey Casto.
“I plan to continue the progress and growth of the firm initiated by my predecessor Jeff Casto,” said Blackham.
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State


Being Timothy Thomas' son

CINCINNATI (AP) — Tywon Thomas knows what he likes and what he does not, in a typical, uncomplicated teen-age boy sort of way.
He does not like "Romeo and Juliet," the book he is reading in freshman English class, saying, "All I know is he's a boy who's in love with a girl."
He does not always like ha ... (full story)


Crews in Lake Erie find what may be human remains from plane

Crews in Lake Erie find what may be human remains from plane

CLEVELAND (AP) — Crews searching Lake Erie last Friday found what may be human remains on a seat from a plane that was carrying six people when it disappeared more than a week ago.
Officials said that the remains were being analyzed by a medical examiner to determine if they are human. They said the remains were found on a ... (full story)


APNewsBreak: Ohio obtained repeat supplies of lethal drugs

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio has obtained repeat supplies of the lethal injection drugs it plans to use on a condemned child killer next month, and the state appears to have enough drugs for multiple executions, records show.
Inventory logs obtained by The Associated Press through a public records request show the state received su ... (full story)


World travelers, social butterfly among Fla. airport victims

World travelers, social butterfly among Fla. airport victims

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — At least four of the five people killed in the Fort Lauderdale airport shooting were on vacation, headed for cruises that promised sun, sand and fun. They were collecting their luggage when a gunman opened fired in the baggage claim area of Terminal 2 at the airport — a hub for cruisers heade ... (full story)