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GOP sees chance to beef up its power in blue Connecticut

ASHFORD, Conn. — It used to be that Connecticut’s Gold Coast — the famously wealthy communities near the New York border, including Greenwich — was where campaigners mined the state’s few Republican votes. In the Trump era, that’s changing. In this year’s election, candidates for statewide office often stump east of the Connecticut River, reaching [...]

By | 2018-08-02T08:06:59+00:00 Wednesday, August 1, 2018|

Levi’s, Yelp join coalition pledging not to discriminate

Levi Strauss, Yelp and Lyft are leading a coalition of 1,200 businesses and cities that are pledging not to discriminate against employees or customers based on race, sexual orientation, or other characteristics. Normally, making a promise to serve every customer might seem like a no-brainer. But the Open to All coalition is launching in a [...]

By | 2018-08-02T08:07:43+00:00 Wednesday, August 1, 2018|

MGM, Caesars racing to cash in on burgeoning sports betting market

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two titans of the casino industry are racing to cash in on the newly created sports betting market, taking steps to expand their footprint and strengthen their positions as more states approve necessary regulations and people become more interested in legally gambling on pro and college sports. MGM Resorts International reached [...]

By | 2018-08-02T08:07:53+00:00 Wednesday, August 1, 2018|

Supreme Court ruling in union dues impacts case in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon state employee and a labor union have reached a settlement over her lawsuit seeking payback of obligatory union fees, marking the first refund of forced fees since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in late June that government workers can’t be required to contribute to labor groups, the employee’s lawyers [...]

By | 2018-08-02T08:08:21+00:00 Wednesday, August 1, 2018|

Freak bicycle accident sends paralyzed woman on mission to popularize universal design

Rosemarie Rossetti had to redesign her life over the last two decades after a fateful bicycle ride on June 13, 1998. What was supposed to be a way for Rossetti and her husband, Mark Leder, to celebrate their anniversary ended with a 7,000-pound tree crashing down on her. The force of the impact was enough [...]

By | 2018-08-02T08:08:37+00:00 Wednesday, August 1, 2018|

Hondros Acquires OIRES

Real estate education leaders recently made the transition from industry rivals to colleagues. Hondros College President Tina Lapp had known Joyce Willson, the owner of the Ohio Institute of Real Estate Studies, for about 25 years. And their relationship led Hondros to purchase OIRES, a deal that will further centralize real estate education in the [...]

By | 2018-07-31T08:18:38+00:00 Tuesday, July 31, 2018|

Retired congressman’s papers donated to Ohio State

Ohio State University President Michael Drake last week announced the donation of the official papers of alumnus and retired congressman Pat Tiberi to the university. The Republican lawmaker who represented Ohio’s 12th District in the U.S. House of Representatives for 17 years retired in January. “I am grateful to former Congressman Pat Tiberi for donating [...]

By | 2018-08-01T07:48:59+00:00 Tuesday, July 31, 2018|