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Project Plant Celebrates 30 Years

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The city of Athens is known for its beauty, and volunteers from Project Plant helped make it that way. The organization is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Alvi McWilliams is one of five women who started Project Plant. She said the group got its start after a fire on Court Street left the city charred and bleak…. Read More

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Top 5 Summer Scams To Avoid

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Summer is a great time to take that long-overdue vacation or make much-needed home repairs, but as the weather heats up, so do scams. Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about these popular summer scams. Don’t let a scam ruin your vacation. Fake travel agents and websites are known for touting too-good-to-be-true deals in the… Read More

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Progressive Group Does Not Have Right To Challenge The Constitutionality Of JobsOhio

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The Supreme Court of Ohio ruled Tuesday that a public policy group and two legislators are not the proper parties to challenge the constitutionality of JobsOhio, the nonprofit economic development corporation formed by the state. In a 5-2 decision, the Supreme Court held that ProgressOhio.org, Ohio Senator Michael J. Skindell, and former Ohio House member… Read More

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Decision On Workers Compensation Case Appeal To Be Made By End Of June

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The employers, mostly small businesses filed suit against the BWC, claim that the agency overcharged them for insurance premiums for years through group rating plans. The businesses won nearly $860 million in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas court last year, and the state turned to the 8th District Court of Appeals. Brian Wright speaks for Pay… Read More

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Ohio School Board Member Resigns

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A state Board of Education member appointed by Ohio Gov. John Kasich is resigning from the 19-member panel. The Columbus Dispatch reports 70-year-old Darryl Mehaffie resigned Monday and said in an email that he doesn't have time to serve on the board. Mehaffie is a retired teacher from Greenville who also had served on the… Read More