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Proposal aimed at cutting college tuition by 5 percent at Ohio schools

Senate President Keith Faber has asked members of the Senate Finance Committee to move an in-state tuition reduction bill forward.
Senate Bill 4, also known as “The Senate Challenge” among Ohio’s public university presidents, would require each state institution of higher education to develop a plan to reduce in ... (full story)


For business, more women in charge means bigger profits

For business, more women in charge means bigger profits

LONDON (AP) — When Rohini Anand took over diversity programs at multinational catering company Sodexo in 2002, she had one goal: To prove that it pays for a company to have equal numbers of male and female managers.
Sodexo, which has 419,000 employees in 80 countries, says she's done just that. A company-wide study last yea ... (full story)


Twitter Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I had a good year in the market in 2014. My portfolio improved by 32 percent and ended the year with a value of $388,000. Everything I picked went up except my December 2013 purchase of Twitter at $72. In 2014, I bought Facebook, Baidu, Google, Netflix, Apple and Fleetcorp, and all of them increased in value very nic ... (full story)


Local


Title Division opens Fairlawn office

Business is good at the Summit County Clerk of Courts Title and Passport Division, to the extent that the division has opened a new branch office in Fairlawn, said Clerk of Courts Daniel Horrigan.
The new office opened last December, said Horrigan. It is located at 620 Ridgewood Dr. in Fairlawn/Copley, and is “right off of ... (full story)


State


Eyeing 2016, Kasich faces another Bush in GOP primary

Eyeing 2016, Kasich faces another Bush in GOP primary

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — John Kasich's first presidential bid fell victim to the Bush family more than a decade ago.
On the eve of his first political appearance in New Hampshire since then, Ohio's scrappy Republican governor knows history could repeat itself should he challenge former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in the GOP's crow ... (full story)