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Toledo Legal News - BGSU makes $4.7 million investment in wireless upgrade across its campuses

 

Bowling Green State University recently started a $4.7 million wireless project to update the nearly 3,000 wireless access points (WAPs) across its campuses in Bowling Green, Huron, Sandusky and Perrysburg.

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Bob Cunningham, Bowling Green State University

State can pursue Volkswagen for emission-control tampering scandal

Although Volkswagen agreed to a federal settlement over its manipulation of emissions-control systems, federal law does not prevent Ohio from invoking state law to sue the carmaker for tampering with the systems, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently.

Date Published: August 3, 2021

Why closing the technology gap for older adults matters

(StatePoint) The COVID-19 pandemic brought with it a rapid acceleration of telehealth as people looked for ways to access care safely. While technology kept many in the United States connected to care and loved ones, many low-income older adults were left behind by the sudden need to understand and access technology and internet services.

Date Published: August 3, 2021

COURT SERVICES ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER

The Court is now accepting applications for the position of Assistant Commissioner of Court Services. This position supervises the daily operations of the Court Services Department, including supervising staff, providing administrative support to courtrooms and assisting with overseeing specialized court services programs. The successful candidate must have strong enthusiasm for public service and a strengths-based management style. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, adaptability, and capability to work in a fast paced, high volume environment are necessary. Demonstrated skill and ability to learn, understand and master a variety of complex tasks, processes and procedures, required.

Date Published: August 2, 2021

Man charged with sinking vessel and disposing garbage in the Maumee River

Acting U.S. Attorney Bridget M. Brennan announced that a federal grand jury returned a four-count indictment charging Wayne Robert Banks, Jr., 48, of Toledo, Ohio, with the destruction of a vessel, deposit of refuse in navigable waters, obstruction of navigable waters and failure to mark or light a sunken vessel.

Date Published: August 2, 2021

New ABA data indicate minorities lagging in bar pass rates

White test-takers were more likely to pass the bar exam in 2020 than test-takers of other races and ethnicities, according to first-time statistics released by the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.

Date Published: August 2, 2021

OSU airport entitled to retain tax-exempt status

The Ohio Supreme Court recently rejected a challenge to the Ohio State University Airport’s tax-exempt status, finding the operation of a public airport enhanced the university’s educational programs in a direct and significant manner.

Date Published: August 2, 2021

Bill would shield organ donors from higher insurance premiums

A bill approved by the Ohio House of Representatives before the Legislature’s summer recess would preclude insurers from unfairly discriminating against an organ donor in the offering, issuance, premium or conditions of certain insurance policies.

Date Published: July 30, 2021

How to protect your family from the Delta variant

(StatePoint) Despite significant gains in vaccinations and fighting COVID-19, the rise of the more transmissible Delta variant poses a significant risk for unvaccinated people.

Date Published: July 30, 2021

AG Yost asks EPA to hold all states to emissions rules

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is leading a coalition of 15 other states in urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to not reinstate California’s waiver under the Clean Air Act, which unconstitutionally allows California — and only California — to regulate which cars we may drive.

Date Published: July 28, 2021

Ohio 529 Plan continues 5-Cap rating

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