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Toledo Legal News - News Don’t let six more weeks of winter get you down on the ground

 

With a longer winter predicted, take care to prevent falls & check on neighbors

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Proposal would reduce beekeepers' liability against damage claims

Noting bees' importance as pollinators of the fresh produce items Ohioans eat and the other crops raised throughout the Buckeye State, a lawmaker has proposed a bill that would relieve responsible beekeepers of liability against personal injury or property damage claims.

Date Published: November 17, 2017

Substitute custodian not regular school employee

A substitute custodian whose schedule is irregular with respect to days of service, hours worked, and school-building assignment is not considered a “regular nonteaching school employee” under an Ohio law that would qualify him for better wages and benefits, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled.

Date Published: November 17, 2017

UT’s Logan Woodside named Heisman contender by Heisman Trophy Trust

Senior quarterback Logan Woodside (Frankfort, KY) has been notified by the Heisman Trophy Trust that he is a "contender" for the 2017 Heisman Trophy and a candidate to be one of the finalists for the prestigious award given annually the best football player in the country.

Date Published: November 17, 2017

Bill that seeks to bolster free speech at public universities advances

Just days after the Ohio State University declined allowing white nationalist and provocateur Richard Spencer to book a speaking engagement on campus, a pair of Republican lawmakers in the Ohio House of Representatives offered testimony in support of their Campus Free Speech Act.

Date Published: November 16, 2017

Statewide investments to create more than $131 million in new payroll

Governor John R. Kasich recently announced the approval of assistance for 10 projects set to create 2,828 new jobs and retain 10,291 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and its regional partners. Collectively, the projects are expected to result in more than $131 million in new payroll, and spur more than $122 million in investments across Ohio.

Date Published: November 16, 2017

UT women’s swimming & diving splits home tri-meet

The Toledo women's swimming and diving team hosted its first home meet of the season Saturday November 4, splitting a tri-meet with Ball State and Oakland. The Rockets defeated the Cardinals, 207.5-92.5, and fell to the Golden Grizzlies, 165.5-134.5.

Date Published: November 16, 2017

Don’t Be Afraid Of 529s

A lot of people are nervous, or even scared, at the thought of investing their money, especially in a 529 plan. But with a little knowledge and planning, there’s nothing scary about planning for your child’s future. Let’s conquer some of those fears of what you can and can’t do with a 529 plan.

Date Published: November 15, 2017

Rockets fall to Ohio, 38-10

Senior quarterback Logan Woodside threw for 263 yards, but Toledo could not stop Ohio's running attack in a 38-10 defeat at Peden Stadium in Athens last Wednesday night.

Date Published: November 15, 2017

Researcher says commercial real estate investors indeed often act on emotion

A new research piece authored by Matthew Richardson for Fidelity International reveals how commercial real estate investors, despite their best efforts to be rational, exhibit herd-like behavior and emotional reactions that cause the bubbles and crashes the sector experiences on a fairly regular basis.

Date Published: November 14, 2017

Statute requiring disclosure of HIV positive status to sexual partners is constitutional

The Supreme Court recently unanimously upheld the constitutionality of R.C. 2903.11(B)(1), Ohio’s HIV-disclosure statute, which makes it a crime for a person who has tested positive for HIV to knowingly engage in sexual conduct with another without disclosing that information, concluding that it does not violate either the free speech provision of the First Amendment or the Equal Protection Clauses of the United States or Ohio Constitutions.