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Storms, floods cause $1.2B damage to public infrastructure

Storms, floods cause $1.2B damage to public infrastructure

Storms and flooding have caused significant damage throughout the U.S. during the first half of 2019.
The Associated Press tallied about $1.2 billion of damage in 24 states based on preliminary assessments of public infrastructure categories established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The tally includes damage to road ... (full story)


BrewWall: Self-pour brewhouse opens in Copley

BrewWall: Self-pour brewhouse opens in Copley<BR>

BrewWall, a new brew pub and restaurant in Copley, has brought millennial cord-cutting and design concepts to the simple act of drinking a beer.
Customers serve themselves from a wall of beer and wine taps and the open architecture encourages customer mingling.
“This is the first of its kind in the Cleveland and Akron ... (full story)


Will you be a scam artist's next target?

Believing that fraud can't happen to us — because we're too smart, logical or informed — may make us more vulnerable. Successful scam artists skillfully overcome our defenses and get us into emotional states that override logical thinking, says Kathy Stokes, AARP's director of fraud prevention programs.
"Scammers ... (full story)


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Backers tout program helping drivers get licenses reinstated

COLUMBUS (AP) — Supporters of a program that waived or reduced reinstatement fees for Ohio residents with suspended driver's licenses said last week that nearly 77,000 people benefited from the program during a trial period.
A report by the Ohio Poverty Law Center found the Reinstatement Fee Amnesty Initiative saved residen ... (full story)


Ohio AG joins coalition to protect young viewers from tobacco

Ohio AG joins coalition to protect young viewers from tobacco

In a move to eliminate kids' passive exposure to e-cigarettes and smoking, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost joined a bipartisan coalition of 43 attorneys general to urge the streaming industry to limit tobacco use in their video content.
The measure is in direct response to the growing number of teens who use e-cigarettes. Accordi ... (full story)


Texas girls in STEM classes share dreams of medicine, space

Texas girls in STEM classes share dreams of medicine, space

ABILENE, Texas (AP) — A city in the sky is nearly impossible.
How would water work? How would its people eliminate waste? What about food or simply not crashing to the ground under the constant force of gravity?
The Abilene Reporter-News reports technology doesn't have answers to these questions — if it ever will & ... (full story)


Family of teen who died trapped in vehicle sues

Family of teen who died trapped in vehicle sues

CINCINNATI (AP) — The family of a 16-year-old student who died trapped in a vehicle after a failed response to his two heartrending 911 calls sued the city of Cincinnati last Monday.
The wrongful death lawsuit filed in Hamilton County charges the city, two 911 center employees, two police officers and a former city official ... (full story)


ODNR to award permits for special deer hunts to thin herd

An effort to protect Ohio native plant communities has prompted state natural resources officials to coordinate a series of special deer hunts to thin herd numbers.
The special hunts are slated for eight nature preserves across the Buckeye State, an announcement from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources detailed.
High deer ... (full story)