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Ohio is 7th in the nation for number of organic farms

Ohio has experienced double-digit growth in the number of organic farms, the amount of organic land in production, and the volume of organic sales, according to a government survey of U.S. organic farms. The state’s overall rank — seventh out of all states — illustrates the Buckeye State’s role in organic production in economic development. [...]

By | 2017-10-18T14:43:37+00:00 Friday, October 20, 2017|

One of the tightest housing markets awaits California wildfire victims

PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — As firefighters gain on wildfires burning in Northern California’s wine country, the many thousands who lost their houses, condos and apartments in those fires will have to find a new place to live in one of the toughest housing markets in the nation. In San Francisco, an average one-bedroom apartment rents [...]

By | 2017-10-18T14:39:33+00:00 Friday, October 20, 2017|

Lawmakers want loophole for drug dealers closed

Prompted by the ongoing public health crisis resulting from opioid addiction’s grip on the Buckeye State, a pair of Republican lawmakers are hopeful their bill will aid in pinning manslaughter charges on drug dealers whose clients die from an overdose. House Bill 141, introduced in the Ohio House of Representatives earlier this year, would close [...]

By | 2017-10-18T14:46:41+00:00 Friday, October 20, 2017|

Talk of ‘no deal’ Brexit rises as divorce negotiations linger on

LONDON — As Brexit negotiations between Britain and the European Union stutter and stall, one question looms larger and larger: What if there is no deal? It’s an increasingly plausible prospect that stirs fear in many U.K. politicians and businesses — and hope in the hearts of staunch Brexit supporters. Divorce talks have limped through [...]

By | 2017-10-18T14:36:36+00:00 Friday, October 20, 2017|

Home construction tumbled 4.7% in September, biggest drop in six months

WASHINGTON (AP) — Construction of new homes fell 4.7 percent in September, the biggest decline in six months, reflecting weakness in both single-family activity and apartment building. The September result left construction at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.13 million units, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. It was the sharpest decline since a 7.7 [...]

By | 2017-10-18T14:35:02+00:00 Friday, October 20, 2017|

Columbus startup community is recognized in report

Columbus was recognized as a “rising star” in a recent report that examined how cities turn capital into successful technological industries. But the city, along with Tampa, Fla., just missed the top 25 ranking in the “Innovation that Matters” report the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Free Enterprise, C_TEC and 1776 released last week. The [...]

By | 2017-10-18T14:45:09+00:00 Friday, October 20, 2017|

Ohio leaders want to deliver on Amazon HQ bids

CINCINNATI — From hurricane-free weather to cool new brew houses, Ohio leaders are promising Amazon they can deliver what the e-commerce giant would like for its second headquarters. Sales points highlight affordable housing in trendy neighborhoods and safety from natural calamity as the state and its major cities vie with competitors from across the country [...]

By | 2017-10-18T14:37:59+00:00 Friday, October 20, 2017|