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Book explores trends through fate of Ohio glass manufacturer

Book explores trends through fate of Ohio glass manufacturer

COLUMBUS (AP) — A book that examines the history of a longtime glass manufacturing company and the corresponding changes of an American city is the latest best-seller to explore economic and social trends in the country through the lens of Ohio communities.
"Glass House: The 1% Economy and the Shattering of the All-Ame ... (full story)

Bad advice on Tronc?

Dear Mr. Berko: I trusted you. In July of last year, you recommended in an email to me that I invest in Tronc at $15.75 because it was going to be bought out by Gannett. I believed you and bought 550 shares. I trusted you, and now I have lost over $700, and it's your fault. How could you do this to me? You and the rest of Wall Stree ... (full story)

Mall REITs

Dear Mr. Berko: I just had a 2.25 percent certificate of deposit come due for $38,000. My broker recommended I buy stock in Kimco Realty, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers and DDR Corp. because the yields are much higher and because consumer confidence will boost retail sales in 2017. What do you think? -- JF, Destin, Fla.
Dear JF: I ... (full story)

Donatos founder invests in Ohio company's 3-D pizza printer

COLUMBUS (AP) — The founder of Donatos Pizza is investing in the development of a 3-D printer that can build pizzas with dough, sauce and cheese.
Columbus-based startup BeeHex has raised $1 million to fund the development of a commercial prototype of its Chef 3D machine. Jim Grote, the founder of Donatos Pizza and food-proc ... (full story)

Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands

Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Cardboard boxes certainly aren't new technology. But when they're linked to a practice that started in Finland decades ago to help babies sleep safely, they're taking on a new purpose as so-called baby boxes make their way to the U.S.
Parents are beginning to take baby boxes home from hospitals along wi ... (full story)