A Newspaper of General Circulation in Montgomery County, Ohio
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Washington Attorney General Robert Ferguson led a bipartisan coalition of 39 state and territorial attorneys general to call on Congressional leaders to promptly pass measures to help hold opioid manufacturers accountable for their role in the opioid epidemic and stem diversion.
The Ohio Board of Tax Appeals (BTA) must reconsider the tax-year-2013 valuation of a Lowe’s Home Center in Marietta, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today. Previously, the Supreme Court required the BTA to reconsider a tax-year-2010 challenge brought by Lowe’s for the same property.
Governor John R. Kasich recently announced the approval of assistance for 10 projects set to create 2,279 new jobs and retain 924 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and its regional partners. Collectively, the projects are expected to result in more than $100 million in new payroll, and spur more than $313 million in investments across Ohio.
(Columbus) Winter weather is finally well behind us, a warm May is just past us and pool season is fast approaching.
On May 16, the Ohio Housing Finance Agency awarded housing tax credits to nine developments leveraging $500,000 to reduce infant mortality. These developments, located across the state of Ohio, will partner with eight organizations who will work with residents at-risk of being impacted by infant mortality.
Montgomery County Recorder Brandon McClain is introducing an innovative new plan to protect homeowners from property fraud. Title fraud is a complex scheme that can cause a homeowner to be in foreclosure without any warning. There have been at least a dozen local instances of this fraud since 2017 and it is continuing to grow.
The Sinclair College summer term began on Monday, May 14, 2018 with the highest summer student enrollment in the past five years. There are over 10,000 students enrolled for the current summer semester, a more than 18% increase from last year. Student enrollment in the College Credit Plus program (high school students taking college courses) this summer went up by 64% since last year. Traditional enrollment, not including College Credit Plus students, is also up from last year. Online classes continue to be a popular option with over 4,000 registered students.
Wright State University set a school record with three programs earning NCAA Public Recognition Awards for multiyear Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores that rank among the top 10 percent nationally in their respective sports, the NCAA announced Wednesday.
The University of Dayton baseball team completed a sweep over Davidson with a pair of wins in a doubleheader on Saturday. The Flyers jumped out to a fast start with a 12-1 win in the first game and clinched the sweep with an 8-6 triumph over the Wildcats. Dayton finished with a record of 21-31 (10-14 A-10), which is the most wins both overall and in conference that the Flyers have had since 2014. Davidson finishes the regular season with a record of 32-19 heading into the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament.
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is celebrating its 21st year as a "Tree City USA" community and joined 240 other communities throughout the State for recognition during a Tree City USA award program on April 20.
The Ohio Supreme Court took into account the fact that a man who plotted to rob and kill a childhood friend had just turned 19 years old at the time of the murder, but that was not enough to reverse the death penalty he received from a Warren County court.
House lawmakers recently considered further testimony both for and against a bill that would codify an affirmative claim of self defense for Ohioans who own and use guns.
The state of Ohio has hired a law firm to remove former offenders' sealed criminal records from background check company databases faster.
(BPT) The federal government considers floods the nation's most common natural disaster. They strike every state and leave homeowners with huge repair costs. Why? Because typical homeowners insurance doesn't cover flood damage.
More than 383,000 adults with serious mental illnesses are being held in a U.S. jail or prison, according to the nonprofit Treatment Advocacy Center. Of the 64,000 people jailed or imprisoned in Ohio in 2005, more than 10,000 were estimated to have serious mental illnesses.
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced this week a partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to give service members access to self-employment assistance to kickstart any untapped entrepreneurial spirit in the ranks of American heroes.
Lawmakers keen on quashing the practice of manipulating parts of or entire phone numbers to obfuscate the caller's identity for purposes of defrauding the call recipient are expected to consider a bill that would make the trick a criminal offense.
A pair of state lawmakers whose districts abut Lake Erie recently proposed a solution to the dangerous algae blooms that take over swaths of the state's Great Lake each summer.
Agency owed more than $500,000 in restitution
The 2018-2019 hunting and trapping seasons were among the regulations approved by the Ohio Wildlife Council at its scheduled meeting on Thursday, May 17, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).