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Man sentenced to nearly five years in prison for his role in a conspiracy to defraud the Cleveland Clinic out of $2.7 million

A Westlake man was sentenced to nearly five years in prison for his role in a conspiracy to defraud the Cleveland Clinic out more than $2.7 million. Read More of "Man sentenced to nearly five years in prison for his role in a conspiracy to defraud the Cleveland Clinic out of $2.7 million"

Nominate an outstanding older Ohioan in your community for the Senior Citizens Hall of Fame

The Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame honors native-born or long-time Ohio residents age 60 and older who are defined by their actions, not their age. The Ohio Department of Aging is currently soliciting nominations of older adults to be considered for 2020 induction. Visit www.aging.ohio.gov/halloffame to nominate an outstanding older Ohioan in your community. Read More of "Nominate an outstanding older Ohioan in your community for the Senior Citizens Hall of Fame"

Regulators lack authority to impose cost-recovery cap on utilities’ energy efficiency plan

State law does not give the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) authority to preemptively cap the costs FirstEnergy can recover in its plan for energy efficiency and energy demand reduction programs, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently. Read More of "Regulators lack authority to impose cost-recovery cap on utilities’ energy efficiency plan"

Dan Trevas, Supreme Court of Ohio

$3 million in grant funds to support more College Credit Plus teachers

The Ohio Department of Education together with the Ohio Department of Higher Education recently announced the release of $3 million in grant funding to help high school teachers obtain qualifications to teach college courses in high school as part of the College Credit Plus Program. The funding was allocated in the biennium budget, HB 166. Read More of "$3 million in grant funds to support more College Credit Plus teachers"

Ohio Wildlife Council approves 3rd fishing line for Lake Erie, Ohio River

Anglers may use a maximum of three fishing lines on Ohio’s portion of Lake Erie and the Ohio River starting on Jan. 1, 2020, following new regulations passed by the Ohio Wildlife Council, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Read More of "Ohio Wildlife Council approves 3rd fishing line for Lake Erie, Ohio River"

Project Safe Neighborhoods helped the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Ohio drive down deaths

Concluding this week’s look at the success the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio’s has had in Fiscal Year 2019 with Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), the following is a the remaining list of programs and cases which have yielded the Office a record number of violent criminal indictments. Read More of "Project Safe Neighborhoods helped the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Ohio drive down deaths"

Volunteers promote legal assistance for domestic violence victims

Thousands of lawyers, law firms, law schools and pro bono organizations across the country participated in volunteer events as part of the National Celebration of Pro Bono, which ran from Oct. 20-26. This year, ABA President Judy Perry Martinez asked volunteers to help address the need for legal assistance for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Read More of "Volunteers promote legal assistance for domestic violence victims"

A focus on specific categories of violent crimes heled the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Ohio drive down fatalities

Following up yesterday’s article about the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio’s success with Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), the following is a partial list of programs and cases which have yielded the Office a record number of violent criminal indictments in Fiscal Year 2019. Additional projects and cases will be detailed in tomorrow’s edition of the Toledo Legal News. Read More of "A focus on specific categories of violent crimes heled the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Ohio drive down fatalities"

Bill would extend Ohio courts' exercise of personal jurisdiction over nonresident

A committee in the Ohio House of Representatives recently concluded hearings of a bill aimed at expanding state courts' personal jurisdiction of individuals who do not reside in the Buckeye State, but has sufficient connection otherwise. Read More of "Bill would extend Ohio courts' exercise of personal jurisdiction over nonresident"

KEITH ARNOLD, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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