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Toledo Legal News - News Four from the Mahoning Valley indicted for firearms crimes

 

Four people from the Mahoning Valley were indicted in federal court on firearms charges, and, in some cases, drug trafficking charges.

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Brothers sentenced for roles in Vegas-to-Columbus oxy ring

Two Columbus brothers were sentenced in U.S. District Court for their roles in leading a narcotics trafficking conspiracy. Marcus L. Pryor, 38, was sentenced to 140 months in prison and Marquis L. Pryor, 26, was sentenced to 93 months in prison.

Date Published: April 26, 2018

Spring welcomes spectacular wildflower display to the Buckeye State

Ohioans will soon be treated to a spectacular display of native spring wildflowers during the months of April and May. Follow along as the bloom unfolds from south to north this spring with the Ohio wildflower bloom report, published each Friday by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

Date Published: April 26, 2018

Toledo tied for fourth after 36 holes at Boilermaker Invitational

Toledo posted the best score in the second round with a three-under par 285 and sits in a fourth-place tie following Saturday's 36 holes at the Boilermaker Invitational. Junior Duncan McNeill propelled the Rockets to their standing near the top of the leaderboard with a five-under par 69 and is tied for second place at four-under par 140 (71-69).

Date Published: April 26, 2018

Cybercrime, expert witnesses, driverless cars among hot topics at ABA TIPS conference

The American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section will celebrate its 85th year with its TIPS Section Conference, May 2-5, in Los Angeles. The four-day conference will feature panels comprised of some 60 general counsel, insurance company representatives, leading lawyers and judges from across the country.

Date Published: April 25, 2018

Do 529 plans affect need-based financial aid? No!

You contributed to your Ohio’s 529 Plan account for years, starting early to take advantage of the CollegeAdvantage 529 tax benefits as well as the power of compound interest. Now, your child is now finishing high school and wants to continue their education, whether at an accredited two-year, four-year, graduate or professional, or any other post-secondary schools that accepts federal financial aid.

Date Published: April 25, 2018

PUCO reminds Ohioans to call 8-1-1 before you dig

April is National Safe Digging Month and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) reminds Ohioans of the importance of digging in a safe, responsible way by calling 8-1-1 before you dig.

Date Published: April 25, 2018

Rockets rally to beat Eastern Michigan, 9-5

The Toledo baseball team (14-22, 8-7 MAC) tagged Eastern Michigan (14-22, 8-7 MAC) for six runs over the final three innings on Sunday to complete the comeback in a 9-5 victory.

Date Published: April 25, 2018

Consumers have credit record rights

According to the Standard & Poor’s Global Financial Literacy Survey, only 57 percent of adults in the United States are considered financially literate. April is National Financial Literacy Month and a good time to take steps toward becoming more financially savvy so you will be subject to fewer risks and a brighter financial future. Here, attorney Ronald Burdge of Burdge Law Office Co., LPA provides an overview of credit scores and why it is important to be vigilant about maintaining credit records.

Date Published: April 24, 2018

Ohio requiring prescription drug transparency for consumers

Ohio Department of Insurance Director Jillian Froment recently issued a bulletin requiring heightened protections for Ohio consumers related to prescription drug prices. As consumers face rising health care costs, the bulletin provides Ohioans with better information that could help them save money on prescription drugs.

Date Published: April 24, 2018

Ohioans fish for free the first weekend in May

Ohio is known for its world-class fishing, and on May 5-6, anglers are invited to take part in the annual free fishing weekend, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Ohio’s Free Fishing Days are open to all Ohio residents and extend to all of Ohio’s public waters, including Lake Erie and the Ohio River. This is the only weekend all year that does not require anyone 16-years-old or older to obtain a fishing license.

Date Published: April 24, 2018

Rockets sweep Athlete of the Week honors

The Toledo women's tennis program swept Mid-American Conference Player of the Week honors, the league office announced last Wednesday. Senior Colleen O'Brien was recognized as the singles player of the week while the pair of senior Sidnay Huck and junior Kokoro Chishaki took home doubles team of the week.

Date Published: April 24, 2018

Filing deadlines debated in chronic brain injury case filed by a former college football players

The Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday, April 11th, heard three oral arguments, including an appeal from an Ohioan who played football for the University of Notre Dame in the 1970s and sued the school for failing to protect him from head injuries that turned into a chronic disease decades later. But a Cuyahoga County common pleas court ruled he waited too long to file the case.

Date Published: April 23, 2018

Michael M. Briley RE-appointed to Ohio Board of Bar Examiners

The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Michael M. Briley, partner in the Toledo, Ohio office, has been re-appointed by The Supreme Court of Ohio to the Ohio Board of Bar Examiners. Mike has served as an Ohio Bar Examiner since 1997.