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Americans spending more on home remodeling projects

According to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity recently released by the Remodeling Futures Program at Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, strongly accelerating growth in home improvement and repair is expected heading into 2017. Read More of "Americans spending more on home remodeling projects"

ANNIE YAMSON, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

Board of Professional Conduct reviewing requests for medical marijuana advisory opinions

The Board of Professional Conduct has received two requests from attorneys seeking ethical guidance regarding H.B. 523, signed by Gov. John R. Kasich on June 8. The law permits Ohio doctors to prescribe marijuana for qualified patients and permits the cultivation, processing, and dispensing of medical marijuana through the issuance of various state-regulated licenses. Read More of "Board of Professional Conduct reviewing requests for medical marijuana advisory opinions"

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United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio selects Magistrate Judges

Judge Solomon Oliver, Jr., Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, announced that two persons have been selected by the Court to serve eight-year terms as Magistrate Judges, subject to standard FBI and IRS investigations. Jonathan D. Greenberg, Esq., was selected to replace Magistrate Judge Nancy A. Vecchiarelli, who retires effective July 22, 2016. David A. Ruiz, Esq., was selected to replace Magistrate Judge Kenneth S. McHargh, who retires effective September 30, 2016. Read More of "United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio selects Magistrate Judges"

Convicted rapist may get new trial

An Ashtabula County man who was sentenced to four consecutive life sentences for the rape of his minor daughter will receive a chance for new trial according to a recent ruling from the 11th District Court of Appeals. Read More of "Convicted rapist may get new trial"

ANNIE YAMSON, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

Supreme Court of Ohio seeks comment on recommended changes to commercial dockets

The Ohio Supreme Court has published for comment proposed changes to court rules governing commercial dockets. The suggested revisions would alter the process for appointing judges to these dockets, which handle business-to-business litigation. It would also adjust the judges’ qualifications, term lengths, and education requirements. Read More of "Supreme Court of Ohio seeks comment on recommended changes to commercial dockets"

Kathleen Maloney, Supreme Court of Ohio

Toledo announces 2016 schedule

Toledo recently released its 2016 schedule and contests against Atlantic Coast Conference member Louisville (8-8-2, 4-5-1 ACC) and NCAA Women's College Cup participant Oakland (8-6-7, 6-1-2 Horizon) highlight the slate. Read More of "Toledo announces 2016 schedule"

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Ohio Inspector General investigation results in federal indictment of former Ohio Department of Job and Family Services employee

As a result of an investigation conducted by the Ohio Inspector General, U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio has obtained a federal grand jury indictment of a former employee of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and the chief executive officer of an Ohio software development company. Read More of "Ohio Inspector General investigation results in federal indictment of former Ohio Department of Job and Family Services employee"

Secretary Husted warns election officials of error-laden voter registration drive

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted recently contacted the Voter Participation Center in Washington D.C. to make them aware of a number of recurring errors surrounding the group’s voter registration drive. Both the Secretary of State’s Office and Boards of Election across Ohio have reported an unusually high number of voter complaints regarding the effort, which is attempting to contact unregistered individuals via U.S. Mail with a voter registration form. Read More of "Secretary Husted warns election officials of error-laden voter registration drive"

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