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Shootings raise level of alarm at small businesses

NEW YORK — At a four-hour meeting last month, Michelle Abdow's staffers got to experience some of the sights, sounds and even smells they could encounter if someone invaded their office and began shooting. Security experts and local law enforcement officers gave Abdow's 23 staffers active shooter training — explaining what could happen and what [...]

By | 2019-08-27T08:47:31+00:00 Monday, August 26, 2019|

New poll shows 62% disapprove of how Trump’s handling his job

NEW YORK (AP) — About 6 in 10 Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump's overall job performance, according to a new poll released Thursday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, which finds some support for the president's handling of the U.S. economy but gives him weak marks on other major issues. Just [...]

By | 2019-08-27T08:47:44+00:00 Monday, August 26, 2019|

Science academy awards science, engineering students with scholarships

Six central Ohio college science and engineering students each have been awarded a $2,500 scholarship through the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Education Fund. Awarded to the students for the 2019-20 school year, the scholarships recognized recipients’ research and environmental work experience in the following fields: Methane leak detection from natural gas production, the effects [...]

By | 2019-08-27T08:46:55+00:00 Monday, August 26, 2019|

Retailers’ results show a sharp divide between the losers and winners

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A tiny community near Philadelphia that managed to save the oldest surviving quarantine station in the Western Hemisphere from the wrecking ball is now transforming the 18th-century structure into township offices. For Tinicum Township, renovating the Lazaretto Quarantine Station was part of a broader plan to draw visitors to the community, to [...]

By | 2019-08-27T08:47:15+00:00 Monday, August 26, 2019|

Ohio Supreme Court flips on request in wrongful death suit naming Amazon

Less than two months after turning down a Lorain County man’s motion for reconsideration of a decision upholding summary judgment in favor of Amazon in a wrongful death suit, the Supreme Court of Ohio accepted the man’s second motion. A cursory review of Dennis Stiner’s motion filed July 2 reveals what must have made the [...]

By | 2019-08-26T08:13:47+00:00 Friday, August 23, 2019|

Columbus area unemployment at 3.9 percent

Central Ohio’s unemployment rate was 3.9 percent last month, down from 4 percent in July 2018, according to data the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services released Tuesday. The rate is not seasonally adjusted. The 10-county metropolitan statistical area’s civilian labor force had nearly 1.12 million workers last month — 21,300 more than July [...]

By | 2019-08-26T08:14:21+00:00 Friday, August 23, 2019|

Trump steadily fulfills goals on religious right wish list

NEW YORK (AP) — When Donald Trump assumed the presidency, conservative religious leaders drew up "wish lists' of steps they hoped he'd take to oppose abortion and rein in the LGBTQ-rights movement. With a flurry of recent actions, Trump's administration is now winning their praise for aggressively fulfilling many of their goals. Mat Staver, president [...]

By | 2019-08-26T08:14:48+00:00 Friday, August 23, 2019|

Textiles evolving to meet demand for sustainable materials

Whether it’s how they’re made or what they’re made of, textiles are evolving to meet consumer demand for sustainability. “There’s a real push for sustainability now, and the home textiles industry is waking up to that consumer call,” says Shannon Maher, chair of Home Products Development at the Fashion Institute of Technology, in New York. [...]

By | 2019-08-26T08:15:14+00:00 Friday, August 23, 2019|