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Cincinnati is the most popular destination for Columbus renters looking to move away

Central Ohio had a higher share of renters looking at rental listings outside of the region than what is typical across the country, according to a a recent analysis. Nearly 30 percent of Columbus area people were looking at such listings outside of their current metro area, while nationally it was 26.6 percent of renters, [...]

By | 2018-12-12T10:10:30+00:00 Tuesday, December 11, 2018|

Columbus materials firm awarded Third Frontier grant

Columbus-based Agile Ultrasonics Corp. was awarded $100,000 in development grant funding for the purchase of additional ultrasonic equipment, according to an announcement from the Ohio Development Services Agency, listing an award of grants totaling more than $3 million. Funding is derived from the state’s Third Frontier Commission, which named grant awardees of the commission’s Technology [...]

By | 2018-12-12T10:12:04+00:00 Tuesday, December 11, 2018|

Canucks see rivals and partners in new Seattle NHL franchise down Interstate 5

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Sitting high above the ice of Rogers Arena, Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning has fond memories of his time playing junior hockey for the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League and their trips up Interstate 5 to play at the old Mercer Arena against the Seattle Thunderbirds. Well, how [...]

By | 2018-12-12T10:12:23+00:00 Tuesday, December 11, 2018|

Disputed North Carolina House race puts spotlight on ‘ballot harvesting’

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An investigation into whether political operatives in North Carolina illegally collected and possibly stole absentee ballots in a still-undecided congressional race has drawn attention to a widespread but little-known political tool called ballot harvesting. It’s a practice long used by special-interest groups and both major political parties that is viewed either [...]

By | 2018-12-12T10:12:33+00:00 Tuesday, December 11, 2018|

GOP tries to hamstring incoming Dem attorneys general

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans pushing to hang on to power in Wisconsin and Michigan aren’t stopping at curbing the authority of incoming Democratic governors. They’re also trying to hamstring Democrats who are about to take over as attorneys general. The moves underscore how attorneys general have become powerful partisan weapons on both the state [...]

By | 2018-12-12T10:12:43+00:00 Tuesday, December 11, 2018|

Hiring slowed to 155K jobs, jobless rate stayed 3.7%

WASHINGTON (AP) — Employers added 155,000 jobs in November, a slowdown from recent months but enough to suggest that the economy is expanding at a solid pace despite sharp gyrations in the stock market. The Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate remained 3.7 percent, nearly a five-decade low, for the third straight month. [...]

By | 2018-12-12T10:12:53+00:00 Tuesday, December 11, 2018|

Democratic 2020 campaign for nomination revving up quickly

NEW YORK — Democrats are hitting fast forward. The first major presidential campaign announcements could come before year’s end. The Democratic National Committee plans to announce a debate framework by then featuring 15 to 20 candidates. The first primary debate could happen as early as May, a full three months before the premiere debate of [...]

By | 2018-12-12T10:13:05+00:00 Tuesday, December 11, 2018|