Features by Brian Bull
Posted In: Christmas, tourism, movies
Money raised from tours of house used in the movie helps fix up nearby homes.
Posted In: steel, China, South Korea
China and South Korea are dumping cheap steel into the market
Posted In: movies, film, hollywood, tax credit
Ohio's film tax credits have drawn movie crews back to Cleveland, but there's debate as to whether the tax breaks truly deliver.
Posted In: online funeral, funerals, death
Turns out online funerals aren’t just for celebrities. More and more families across the U.S. are looking at them as a way to cut costs, and include more friends and relatives.
Posted In: manufacturing, midwest, Rust Belt
Rust Belt manufacturing isn't just about steel -- an uptick in business is boosting plastics, aluminum, and other products as well.
Posted In: weather, Ohio, winter
For some businesses that shut down during the winter, the mild weather this winter has been an economic shot in the arm. For others, not so much.
Posted In: Ohio, manufacturing, Food
Most of the growth comes from an unexpected source. Politicians jockey to take credit.
Posted In: Ohio, casinos, tourism, gambling
Pennsylvania, Michigan and Illinois are on board with casinos, hoping to drive tourism to down-on-their-luck communities. Now Ohio is getting into the game.
Posted In: beer, wine, Ohio, liquor sales
Liquor sales have risen even as the state's economy has slumped. In turn, Ohio is embracing its homegrown booze industry.
Posted In: weather, midwest, snow
A mild winter means cash-strapped governments save money. But lack of snow can be costly for others.