Our City Online

ohio

Circuit City Closing 11 Ohio Stores

vestanpance vestanpance Circuit City Closing 11 Ohio Stores

clevelandleader.com wrote 11 Circuit City Stores in Ohio to Close Submitted by Julie on November 3, 2008 Circuit City announced Monday that it would be closing 155 stores nationwide. Ohio will not get through this unscathed, with 11 stores set to close in the state. Circuit City met with bankruptcy lawyers last month, but said […]

25 Comments

Ohio on election night: what counties to watch

Walker Evans Walker Evans Ohio on election night: what counties to watch

Cleveland.com wrote Tracking Ohio vote on election night: what counties to watch Posted by Stephen Koff November 02, 2008 After the polls close Tuesday, media reports will trickle in to say that with some small percentage of the vote counted, one candidate or another is winning Ohio. Ignore those reports. Political pros will. Without knowing […]

No Comments

State kicks in tax help to redevelop historic buildings

Walker Evans Walker Evans

  The Dispatch wrote State kicks in tax help to redevelopers of historic buildings  Monday, October 20, 2008 BY MIKE PRAMIK The Ohio Department of Development handed out 48 tax credits last week to redevelop historic buildings across the state. The Historic Preservation Tax Credits, worth $77 million, are designed to spur investment in old […]

5 Comments

Ohio adds 665,949 voters, to nearly 8.2 million

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Ohio adds 665,949, to nearly 8.2 million Wednesday, October 8, 2008 By Mark Niquette A record number of Ohioans are registered to vote in the Nov. 4 election, for which officials expect record voter turnout because of the hard-fought presidential race. Nearly 8.2 million people are on the voter rolls in Ohio, […]

25 Comments

Obama set for 2-day Ohio tour

  Obama set for 2-day Ohio tour

Columbus Business First wrote Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama is scheduled to roll through Ohio this week on a five-city bus tour culminating at a Columbus rally. Officials for Obama’s Ohio campaign office said the Illinois senator’s American Jobs Tour will begin with a stop Thursday in Dayton. Obama is expected to promote his plan […]

20 Comments

Ohio Minimum wage will rise to $7.30/hr in 2009

Walker Evans Walker Evans

  The Dispatch wrote Minimum wage will rise in 2009  Friday, October 3, 2008 By Alan Johnson Ohio’s minimum wage will jump to $7.30 an hour — and $3.65 an hour for tipped employees — on Jan. 1, the Ohio Department of Commerce announced yesterday. The current wage rates in effect through the end of […]

3 Comments

Ohio must rethink growth, study says

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Ohio must rethink growth, study says Wednesday, September 10, 2008 BY JOE HALLETT Ohio has too many governmental entities that compete with each other and for too long has fostered state policies that wastefully favor the growth of new communities rather than the redevelopment of older ones, according to a report released […]

32 Comments

shopping categories

Subscribe below: