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It’s the greatest: Ali’s training camp opens to public

Friday, June 14, 2019|Comments Off on It’s the greatest: Ali’s training camp opens to public

DEER LAKE, Pa. — The rustic Pennsylvania training camp where Muhammad Ali prepared for some of his most famous fights has undergone an elaborate restoration, opening to the public June 8 as a shrine to the heavyweight icon’s life and career. The famed Deer Lake camp was in disrepair when California real estate investor Mike Madden bought it shortly after Ali died in June 2016 at age 74. Madden, son of retired broadcaster and NFL [...]

Ohio ranks 21st for nursing home complaints

Friday, June 14, 2019|Comments Off on Ohio ranks 21st for nursing home complaints

A new analysis shows that Ohio’s nursing homes are in the middle of the pack nationally based on the number of complaints per facility. The Senior List ranked Ohio No. 21 based on most complaints per nursing home facility last year. The state averaged 8.37 complaints per facility, costing its nursing homes $1.2 million in penalties from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, according to The Senior List’s “Which States Have The Best And [...]

In opioid lawsuits, 1 state opts to stay on the sidelines

Friday, June 14, 2019|Comments Off on In opioid lawsuits, 1 state opts to stay on the sidelines

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson has fought prescription opioid abuse through public education campaigns, worked with lawmakers to tighten up prescribing practices and even demanded documents from the maker of OxyContin. He has said the overdose crisis is ravaging families. What Peterson has not done is pursued a lawsuit seeking to hold any opioid manufacturer, distributor or pharmaceutical company accountable. That leaves him standing alone among state attorneys general. Every other state [...]

Watchdog: Abuse, neglect in nursing facilities unreported

Friday, June 14, 2019|Comments Off on Watchdog: Abuse, neglect in nursing facilities unreported

WASHINGTON— Nursing facilities have failed to report thousands of serious cases of potential neglect and abuse of seniors on Medicare even though it’s a federal requirement for them to do so, according to a watchdog report released this week that calls for a new focus on protecting frail patients. Auditors with the Health and Human Services inspector general’s office drilled down on episodes serious enough that the patient was taken straight from a nursing facility [...]

Former bank building houses luxury apartments in downtown Columbus

Friday, June 14, 2019|Comments Off on Former bank building houses luxury apartments in downtown Columbus

The completely refurbished Citizens Savings and Trust Co. building in Columbus’ booming uptown district offers the sort of downtown living that most people equate with larger more cosmopolitan cities. The Citizens, an Edwards Urban Community, takes advantage of the building’s original purpose — especially in the common areas just inside the building’s High Street entrance. Incredible architectural details make for breathtaking vistas to and from a two-story bank hall. Coffered ceilings and original bank vaults [...]

Some rural states double down on incentives to attract new residents

Friday, June 14, 2019|Comments Off on Some rural states double down on incentives to attract new residents

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — With jobs unfilled and young people moving away, some rural states are doubling down on efforts to attract new blood by expanding programs that offer incentives to live there. Over the past decade, states including South Dakota, Maine and Vermont have lured new residents with financial incentives in areas that need a boost. Vermont launched its program last year, and it’s already beefing up for 2020. Vermont’s existing program seeks to [...]

Treasury limits state, local tax cap workarounds

Friday, June 14, 2019|Comments Off on Treasury limits state, local tax cap workarounds

The Treasury Department issued final rules this week that would clamp down on taxpayers trying to circumvent a new cap on state and local tax deductions. The Tax Cut and Jobs Act, promoted by the Trump administration and passed in late 2017, limits the amount of state and local taxes that can be deducted on an individual’s federal taxes to $10,000 a year. The tax law’s rules on SALT deductions, as they are known, caused [...]

Businesses showing discontent with Trump’s trade policies

Friday, June 14, 2019|Comments Off on Businesses showing discontent with Trump’s trade policies

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s aggressive and wildly unpredictable use of tariffs is spooking American business groups, which have long formed a potent force in his Republican Party. Corporate America was blindsided last week when Trump threatened to impose crippling taxes on Mexican imports in a push to stop the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. The two sides reached a truce Friday after Mexico agreed to do more to stop [...]

Medicaid vote emerges as key in Virginia’s GOP primaries

Friday, June 14, 2019|Comments Off on Medicaid vote emerges as key in Virginia’s GOP primaries

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A top Virginia Republican who upset much of his party by supporting Medicaid expansion defeated a conservative challenger Tuesday in a state legislative primary that could serve as a political barometer for the coming presidential year. But a lesser-known GOP delegate who also backed expansion lost to a more conservative challenger in a key swing district, which could make it harder for Republicans to keep their majority in the House come [...]

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Legal News

For non-violent offenders City attorney implements new no bond release policy

Monday, June 10, 2019|Comments Off on For non-violent offenders City attorney implements new no bond release policy

A part of an effort to make criminal justice fairer and more efficient, City Attorney Zach Klein last week put into practice a new policy [...]

$15M in Volkswagen settlement grants available in 26 counties

Monday, June 10, 2019|Comments Off on $15M in Volkswagen settlement grants available in 26 counties

The aging fleets of diesel vehicles in about a third of Ohio counties are eligible for an upgrade thanks to Volkswagen’s national settlement after it [...]

Judges, law enforcement devise strategy for veterans treatment courts

Friday, June 7, 2019|Comments Off on Judges, law enforcement devise strategy for veterans treatment courts

Organizers from the non-profit Center for Court Innovation recently met with judges, court, law enforcement personnel and federal officials to develop a strategic plan for [...]

Business News

Women’s Business Center of Central Ohio honored by SBA

Thursday, June 13, 2019|Comments Off on Women’s Business Center of Central Ohio honored by SBA

The Women’s Business Center of Central Ohio has been awarded the top women business center of the year by the Small Business Administration’s Columbus district. [...]

From Bogart to millennials: Italian hat maker tries new look

Thursday, June 13, 2019|Comments Off on From Bogart to millennials: Italian hat maker tries new look

SPINETTA MARENGO, Italy — Hats off, Bogie. The traditional Italian hat maker Borsalino, whose fedora has defined the rough-and-tumble images of Robert Redford, Frank Sinatra [...]

Strong job market hampers FEMA hiring in flood-hit states

Wednesday, June 12, 2019|Comments Off on Strong job market hampers FEMA hiring in flood-hit states

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency is facing an unexpected challenge in meeting the needs of the many people affected by this [...]

Real Estate

Number of high-income renters continues to climb in central Ohio

Thursday, June 13, 2019|Comments Off on Number of high-income renters continues to climb in central Ohio

The growth of high-income renter households in central Ohio outpaced its owner-occupied counterparts between 2012 and 2017, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. [...]

Broadway Station brings luxury apartment living to Grove City

Wednesday, June 12, 2019|Comments Off on Broadway Station brings luxury apartment living to Grove City

Grove City in previous years may not have come to mind as the locale to find luxury living, but the outer ring suburb to Columbus’ [...]

‘Wellness amenities’ are growing real estate trend

Monday, June 10, 2019|Comments Off on ‘Wellness amenities’ are growing real estate trend

Luxury and flash usually go hand-in-hand, including in real estate, but that’s becoming less the case over the last few years, according to real estate [...]

Politics

Free traders no more? GOP warms up to Trump’s use of tariffs

Wednesday, June 12, 2019|Comments Off on Free traders no more? GOP warms up to Trump’s use of tariffs

WASHINGTON — Even with President Donald Trump backing off his threat to slap tariffs on goods from Mexico, his transformation of Republican Party trade policy [...]

Progressives out to oust 2020 House Democrats try to focus fervor

Wednesday, June 12, 2019|Comments Off on Progressives out to oust 2020 House Democrats try to focus fervor

WASHINGTON (AP) — Activists hoping to defeat House Democrats in next year’s primary elections with more progressive and diverse challengers are assessing how to cope [...]

Did Biden go green enough? Green New Deal advocates split

Tuesday, June 11, 2019|Comments Off on Did Biden go green enough? Green New Deal advocates split

WASHINGTON (AP) — The climate change activists who vaulted the Green New Deal to prominence in the 2020 presidential campaign got what they wanted last [...]

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