AKRON––Todd Kennedy has been named a partner in the Levin Swedler Crum accounting firm. Levin, Swedler & Company and Crum, Buchanan & Associates merged earlier this year to form Levin Swedler Crum.
“Levin Swedler Crum is a growing and vibrant firm with the ability to offer our clients an increasing arr ... (full story)
CINCINNATI (AP) — The University of Cincinnati is investing heavily in expanding cancer care, hoping to become the go-to provider for patients in the Cincinnati metropolitan region, UC officials said.
The school and its health system have committed $65 million to expanded cancer care, The Cincinnati Enquirer reported.
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CLEVELAND (AP) — The survival of drive-in theaters is being threatened as movie studios abandon film, forcing drive-in owners to switch to expensive digital equipment.
No one has a handle on how many of the country's 357 drive-ins, including the 29 in Ohio, will choose to go digital to survive, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer ... (full story)
Communities United for Action in Cincinnati, the Legal Aid Society of Columbus and the East Side Organizing Project in Cleveland are all stumping for a bill to regulate the residential mortgage servicers industry.
The proposal, House Bill 80, is jointly sponsored by Reps. Denise Driehaus, D-Cincinnati, and Mike Foley, D-Clevelan ... (full story)
Dear Mr. Berko: We are in our early 80s and in good health. Four years ago, we had $106,000 in CDs and money market accounts. Today we have $88,000 earning less than 1 percent. Our balance is lower today because over the past years, like many others in our mobile home community, we've had to take cash from this account for auto ins ... (full story)
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Inside the Hope Abbey Mausoleum at the Eugene Masonic Cemetery, Mark Harris strapped an acoustic guitar across his chest and asked about a dozen people: "How are your singing voices? Is the key of C OK?"
Harris, an instructor at Lane Community College, led the group single-file through the cem ... (full story)
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A local college student who spent the better part of last year in Bosnia as part of a peace fellowship assisting women survivors of the July 1995 genocide is now working to set up a network to sell their handicrafts in the United States.
From May through December 2012, Claire Noone was in eas ... (full story)
SAGOACHE COUNTY, Colo. (AP) — "Critical habitat" is a phrase land managers don't often like to hear.
The impending Gunnison sage-grouse endangered species listing is bringing attention to the small bird that hasn't been seen displaying its feathers on a Poncha Pass lek — breeding ground — for some tim ... (full story)
Rep. Matt Lynch is leading the way on a bill he says would return Ohio to the “status quo ante” following an executive order from President Barack Obama.
House Bill 114, which has gained the support of Ohio Citizens for Sensible Immigration and the Ohio Jobs & Justice PAC, would specify which individuals who are ... (full story)
The 1st District Court of Appeals affirmed last week a lower court’s decision to unseal a defendant’s record in a witness retaliation case.
In the opening of the opinion, Judge Patrick DeWine wrote for the court, “This case presents a question of first impression: May a trial court that has issued an order seal ... (full story)
Having never worked as an attorney, Franklin County Municipal Court Judge Mark Hummer took an unusual path to his seat on the bench.
Hummer first got a taste for muni court while serving six years as a bailiff for former Judge Richard Ferrell.
Finding himself surrounded by “good people” and working what he called ... (full story)
Can an informational brochure be considered a written contract? That was the question that we had to answer in a case that came before us here – at the Supreme Court of Ohio.
The case involved a man named Mohamed Bassem Rayess, who graduated from a Syrian medical school in 1986. After completing a residency in orthopedic s ... (full story)
In today’s world full of technological advances, Sen. Cliff Hite said no Ohioan should be without access to “the most basic and vital resource required for survival.”
“Representing 11 rural counties, I have seen first-hand numerous cases where residents simply do not have access to potable drinking water, ... (full story)