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ERs are still busy, Affordable Care Act and all

Jul 29, 2014
But it's not clear how much is left to change.
Posted In: ER, ACA, Obamacare, medicaid, Ohio

New York, Texas among test sites for commercial drones

Dec 12, 2013
Dayton, Ohio competed with two dozen areas around the country to become a federal testing range for commercial drones.
Posted In: drones, Amazon, Ohio, commercial drones

African-American hair salons spur 'creative commerce'

Jul 24, 2013
Bootstrap entrepreneurs sell their goods wherever they can, including hair salons and barber shops.
Posted In: cleveland, Ohio, hair

Internet cafes in Ohio face ban

May 30, 2013
Internet cafes equipped with computer games resembling casino games have popped up across Ohio. Now there's a bill to cap winnings and ban the practice.
Posted In: Internet, Ohio, online gambling, casinos

The sequester cuts and a steelworker's job prospects

May 2, 2013
It's been nearly a year since Richard Crowe was laid off from his job as a steelworker. And because of the sequester, his unemployment check was cut 10 percent. But a new job might be in his future.
Posted In: Ohio, manufacturing, steelworker, unemployed, sequester

State budgets are doing better, but will they spend the new income?

Apr 30, 2013
State tax receipts have rebounded and are set to exceed the pre-recession peaks. After severe budget cutbacks, states are spending the new money on...what?
Posted In: state budgets, Ohio

Ohio governor proposes tax on haircuts, dating services

Feb 12, 2013
Gov. John Kasich's budget proposal cuts income taxes and it lowers the sales tax, but there's a catch. It levies sales taxes on a big list of services for the first time.
Posted In: Ohio, John Kasich, Taxes

Car country goes blue for auto bailout

Nov 7, 2012
Car country played a big role in President Obama's re-election last night. Michigan and Ohio both benefited from the auto industry bailout and both went for the President last night.
Posted In: 2012 election, Ohio, bailout, GM, Chrysler

Podcast Extra: Ohio goes blue for auto bailout

Nov 7, 2012
What does Obama's victory mean for the economy, monetary policy, and the fiscal cliff? Exit polls showed a majority of Ohioans favored the auto industry bailout which may have put Obama over the edge in the swing state.
Posted In: 2012 election, auto market, bailout, Ohio, Michigan

Election issues with a melody: An interview with The National

Nov 1, 2012
Indie rockers The National take a break from a recording session in upstate New York to talk politics and election issues, and perform a version of their economically inspired "Bloodbuzz Ohio"
Posted In: The National, Music, Ohio, 2012 election

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