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As a successful infrastructure program is set to expire per the terms of the executive order by which it was created in 2013, an eastern Ohio lawmaker has proposed making the state's bridge partnership program permanent.

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KEITH ARNOLD, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

Cleveland women indicted for fraudulently claiming $313,000 in tax refunds

Two Cleveland women were indicted on charges of conspiracy to make false claims for fraudulently claiming false tax refunds for more than $300,000, said David A. Sierleja, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, and Frank S. Turner II, Acting Special Agent in Charge, IRS Criminal Investigation, Cincinnati Field Office.

Date Published: April 27, 2017

Ohio lawmaker wants to make EpiPens more accessible

The media firestorm that resulted last summer when it became widely known that pharmaceutical company Mylan hiked the price of its life-saving EpiPen-brand epinephrine autoinjector by at least 400 percent has subsided.

Date Published: April 27, 2017

Ohio Wildlife Council approves 2017-2018 hunting regulations

The 2017-2018 hunting and trapping seasons were among the regulations approved by the Ohio Wildlife Council at its scheduled meeting on Wednesday, April 12, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

Date Published: April 27, 2017

Tips to reduce your health care expenses

(BPT) Health care costs are in the news all the time. You hear about them at work and when you're with friends and family. The comments are always the same. Health care is getting more and more expensive and it seems to be outpacing the money you make.

Date Published: April 27, 2017

Two Rockets qualify in 3,000m Steeplechase

The Toledo track & field program finished a weekend split meet at the Virginia Challenge and the Jesse Owens Classic with top performances in each group of the team.

Date Published: April 27, 2017

Estate claim must be presented directly to court-appointed representatives

Ohio law requires a claim against an estate to be filed on time and in writing to the estate’s executor or administrator. Delivering the claim to a person not appointed by the probate court who gives it to the executor or administrator does not meet the law’s requirements, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently.

Date Published: April 26, 2017

Governor’s Award for Excellence presented to 23 employees

Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor and Ohio Department of Administrative Services Director Robert Blair recently honored 23 employees from four state agencies with the Governor’s Award for Employee Excellence for extraordinary public service.

Date Published: April 26, 2017

Secrets smart investors use year-round to save on their taxes

(BPT) - Come tax time, many people work to locate tax breaks. While this is always a smart financial move, a little-known way to help build your net worth is to keep taxes top of mind throughout the entire year.

Date Published: April 26, 2017

Toledo bats quiet in 10-1 loss to Kent State

The Toledo offense was limited to just four singles and a pair of big innings for Kent State led to a 10-1 Mid-American Conference defeat on Sunday afternoon at Schoonover Stadium.

Date Published: April 26, 2017

ODA launches 2017 “Ag is Cool!” creative expression contest

The Ohio Department of Agriculture today announced it will begin accepting entries for the 2017 “Agriculture is Cool!” Creative Expression Contest. Children enrolled in school or home schooled in Ohio during the 2016-2017 academic year have until June 5, 2017 to capture their personal interpretation of why Ohio agriculture is cool for their chance to win prizes, including tickets to the Ohio State Fair.

Date Published: April 25, 2017

Ten UT Rockets named to Academic All-MAC Squad

Toledo swimming and diving had 10 student-athletes earn a spot on the 2017 Academic All-Mid-American Conference squad, the league office recently announced. Jessica Avery, Allie Brinkhoff, Bailey Cahill, Allison Dicke, Emily Frederick, Madeline Grubbe, Gabbi Haaraoja, Maggie Hack, Rachael Hester and Katrin Streicher were selected due to their outstanding efforts in the classroom, as well as the pool, in 2016-17.

Date Published: April 25, 2017

Twenty cases certified to Disciplinary Board

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct recently announced the certification of 20 cases from February through April for formal disciplinary proceedings.

Date Published: April 25, 2017

Fact: Ohio Tuition Trust Authority administers Ohio’s Direct 529 Plan

CollegeAdvantage. Ohio Tuition Trust Authority. Ohio’s 529 Savings Program. Ohio’s 529 Plan. The myriad of terms may have complicated research being done on 529 college savings plans, especially for Ohio residents. For an explanation on what these names describe, let’s start at the beginning.

Date Published: April 24, 2017

Forensic facial reconstruction created for 1989 John Doe

(Marion) Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Marion County Sheriff Tim Bailey recently released the facial reconstruction of a man whose skeletal remains were found more than 27 years ago.