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Ohio EPA: Toledo Could Have Minimized Water Issues

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Toledo’s mayor has been busy writing, lately. Mayor D. Michael Collins has written President Obama and Governor Kasich among other lawmakers, imploring them to take whatever financial measures are needed to get his city through this year’s algae season without any more water issues, like when toxic algae growths contaminated the drinking water supply, prompting… Read More

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Ohio Grape Growers Recovering From Tough Winter

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This winter was a deadly one for vinifera vines, the kind that creates popular wines including Riesling, Shiraz, and chardonnay. It wasn’t just the brutally cold January, it was the precipitous drop in temperatures that came after an unusually warm December. Donniella Winchell of the Ohio Wine Producers Association said frost damage caused other vines… Read More

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Majority Of Top Healthcare Jobs In Cleveland Don’t Require Bachelor’s Degree

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Nationally, nearly half of the total healthcare workforce in the 100 largest American metropolitan areas are employed as nurses, support technicians, psychiatric and home health aides. For many of those role’s a two-year associate’s degree or high school diploma will suffice. In the Greater Cleveland area, that number’s slightly higher, ranking the city eighth among… Read More

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Budding Entrepreneurs And Advocates Fear SEC Revision Could Cut Ranks Of Investors

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Start-up companies and investor groups are troubled over a proposal by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC may raise requirements for accredited investors, people allowed by U-S Securities Law to invest in private companies. They say if the revised rules are approved, that the ranks of angel investors could suffer. From OPR member station,… Read More