A House committee recently considered for the first time a bill that would prohibit the use of identifying information, such as a Social Security number, in the employment application process for most Ohio employers.
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A resolution calling for a proposed constitutional amendment to prohibit investment of state funds into companies with strategic operations in countries designated as state sponsors of terrorism is coursing through hearings in the Ohio House of Representatives.
“World Press Freedom Day” is observed on May 3rd — and let’s be blunt: Most of you didn’t know, and it’s likely a substantial number of you don’t care, even now that you do know.
The Ohio Supreme Court today ruled that a statutory procedure allowing sex offenders to terminate reporting requirements available to Adam Walsh Act (AWA) offenders who committed certain sexual offenses after the state’s 2008 implementation of the AWA is not available to Megan’s Law sex offenders who committed crimes prior to the 2008 implementation date.
A new study found autistic children are capable of learning new words the way any child would — by following someone’s gaze as they name an object — the only difference being the amount of time taken to gain the skill.
Head Coach Tod Kowalczyk recently announced that 6-7, 205-pound guard/forward Tre'Shaun Fletcher (Wilmar, AR) is transferring to the University of Toledo from the University of Colorado. Fletcher will need to sit out the 2016-17 season before playing his final season as a collegian in a Rocket uniform.
(BPT) Your retirement. Your golden years to spend doing the things you enjoy - hobbies, travel, more time with family, and so on. But can you afford to live your post-paycheck life the way you always hoped?
(StatePoint) Having higher speed internet access can do more than simply improve your family’s enjoyment of entertainment and games. Today, experts say that better broadband connectivity is helping people gain access to additional medical care through telemedicine, enabling children to access multimedia educational resources, improving small businesses’ ability to interact with customers and suppliers, and even helping improve the broader economy nationwide.
A Toledo woman, who is not a licensed attorney, admitted she was wrongfully practicing law in Ohio when advising clients on how to reduce resources in order to qualify for Medicaid’s long-term care coverage. The Ohio Supreme Court recently ordered her to stop advising individuals and marketing herself as an advisor and to return nearly $7,300 to a former client.
The Supreme Court of Ohio’s Judicial College is offering a development opportunity for the state’s court leaders in the form of a certification in court management.
Ohio is leading the nation in protecting public health and drinking water with new rules to ensure that public water systems in the state detect and treat any harmful occurrences of cyanobacteria and harmful algal blooms (HABs) in surface water sources.
The University of Toledo men's basketball program has registered a 3.0 grade-point average for the fifth time in the last six semesters. The Rockets notched a 3.086 GPA in the recently completed spring semester, and their roster heading into the 2016-17 campaign possesses a 3.25 cumulative GPA.
Lawmakers seated on the Ohio Senate’s Civil Justice Committee heard from supporters of a bill to update the administration of the state’s Child Support Program on Wednesday, May 11th.
The Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently that an abuse and molestation exclusion in a commercial insurance policy bars coverage for damages awarded against an employer found liable for an employee’s physical abuse of a child in the care, custody, or control of the employer.
Lawmakers, during a recent hearing of a bill to prohibit courts and administrative agencies from applying foreign law to the detriment of an individual’s constitutional rights, approved an amendment for the creation of a flyer instructing newly legal resident aliens of their rights.
Two closed northern Ohio charter schools received a combined $113,260 more than they should have from the state, according to audits released recently by Auditor of State Dave Yost.
The Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA) recently announced the recipients of its 2016 Law Student Diversity Scholarships. These scholarships were open to incoming second and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, Pan Asian and Native American students enrolled at Ohio law schools. Incoming second and third-year female law students enrolled at Ohio law schools are also eligible regardless of race or ethnicity. Other criteria for the scholarship included:
Ohio hunters checked 17,793 wild turkeys during the combined 2016 spring wild turkey hunting season and youth wild turkey hunting season, April 16-May 15, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced recently that an officer with the Richfield Police Department has been charged with a felony count of theft in office for allegedly stealing more than $25,000 from his department's "Shop with a Cop" program.
Head Coach T.J. Buchholz continued to put his stamp on the soccer program with the completion of his first spring season working with the Rockets. The squad competed in five matches and Buchholz evaluated where his team currently stands.