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Akron Ascent Innovations: Dry adhesives come of age

Imagine hanging a sheet of paper, a picture or a dry erase board on a wall without tape or any sticky substance and then taking that paper down and putting it up on another wall without any residue or stickiness.
That is the function of a “dry adhesive,” and Akron Ascent Innovations, located in the Akron Global Busin ... (full story)

Efforts to save the Cheat River chart clearer course forward

PRESTON COUNTY, W.Va. (AP) — The Cheat River flows pale green and slate gray, glistening in the sunshine as it gathers speed, turns to whitewater and drops between rocks on the way toward the Monongahela River. From there it makes its way to the Ohio River and the drinking water of millions of people.
As West Virginia pushe ... (full story)

Subaru stock

Dear Mr. Berko: It's good to see your column back again in a South Florida publication. Two years ago, we bought a Subaru Outback crossover. We liked it so much that we bought a Subaru Forester as a second car late last year. I'd like to buy Subaru stock, but I can't find it listed anywhere. Where can I find it? And please tell me w ... (full story)


Lawyers for 3-year-old's killer ask Ohio board for mercy

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio's parole board heard arguments Thursday for and against mercy for the state's first death row inmate scheduled for execution next year under a new process for putting condemned prisoners to death.
Ronald Phillips is set to die Jan. 12 for the 1993 rape and killing of his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter ... (full story)

AP Explains: What's behind persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya

AP Explains: What's behind persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya

BANGKOK (AP) — Abdul Razak Ali Artan, the Somali-born student accused of carrying out a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University last week, reportedly protested on his Facebook page about the killing of minority Muslims in Myanmar. Muslim Rohingya face discrimination and violence from the Buddhist majority in the country, ... (full story)

Ohio pulls license of 1 of state's last few abortion clinics

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio has revoked the operating license of one of the state's few remaining abortion clinics on the grounds that it failed to obtain a required transfer agreement with a nearby hospital for emergencies.
Women's Med Center of Dayton has 15 days to appeal the order, which was signed Wednesday by Rick Hodges, th ... (full story)

Senate committee hears testimony on fix to Medicaid reimbursement for schools

Last week, lawmakers in the Ohio Senate considered legislation that would conform state law to federal regulations governing public school reimbursements amounting to $72 million for special education services for students in need.
Senate Education Committee members heard testimony relating to House Bill 89, which - according to ... (full story)

Landowners who don’t want fracking on former federal land lose appeal

Ohio residents who challenged fracking on former federal land recently lost their appeal in the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
A divided three-judge appellate panel in the federal court ruled that the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District, a state entity responsible for flood control in eastern Ohio, did not violate the te ... (full story)

Appellate court rules letters of intent not binding contracts

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that a lower court properly ruled on a contract dispute between an energy company and a mineral interest company.
The judgment affirmed the decision of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, which granted judgment on the pleadings to defendant Bounty Mineral ... (full story)