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Toledo Legal News - News Convicted man cannot use recent Ohio Supreme Court decision to challenge his sentence

 

The state statute authorizing a trial court to vacate a sentence based on a new decision from the U.S. Supreme Court does not apply to a new decision from the Ohio Supreme Court, the state high court ruled recently.

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Dan Trevas, Supreme Court of Ohio

Combating financial anxiety during a pandemic

(BPT) In the face of a global pandemic, financial anxiety is an everyday reality. Concerns surrounding personal finances, businesses shutting down and market volatility have us navigating new waters, experiencing more acutely than ever before how our financial lives are intertwined with our mental health. Amanda Clayman, financial therapist and Prudential's financial wellness advocate, works with people to better understand the emotional connection we have with money.

Date Published: June 2, 2020

State awards UToledo $613,436 to lead harmful algal bloom research projects

The University of Toledo is among four Ohio universities to receive a total of $2.08 million from the Ohio Department of Higher Education’s Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative in this year’s round of state funding to address Lake Erie water quality and find solutions for algal bloom toxicity.

Date Published: June 2, 2020

4 not-so-obvious household essentials for your time at home

(StatePoint) Extended time at home is making many families more aware of what products they simply can’t do without. While you may have predicted what some of these essentials would be -- ahem, toilet paper -- other, not-so-obvious items are helping to make quarantines more comfortable nationwide.

Date Published: June 1, 2020

Take steps to protect your skin while working in the yard

(StatePoint) Do you spend summer days outdoors mowing the lawn, tending to the garden and working on the house? Here are a few steps you can take to help you care for and protect your skin as you complete your seasonal chores:

Date Published: June 1, 2020

Is your technology doing enough to improve your life?

(StatePoint) Whether you’re at home relaxing or an adventure, you can use your technology to optimize the experience. Here are five ways to harness your gadgets, apps and more to improve your life:

Date Published: May 29, 2020

Ohio receives Remdesivir to be distributed statewide

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH), and the Ohio Hospital Association (OHA), have worked together to distribute remdesivir across Ohio that was received recently from the federal government.

Date Published: May 29, 2020

Pandemic EBT benefits to support children during the COVID-19 emergency

About 850,000 Ohio children who receive free or reduced-price meals at school will soon receive money to buy food through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) announced recently. This funding was made possible by the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act. ODJFS worked with the Ohio Department of Education to submit Ohio’s plan, which just received federal approval.

Date Published: May 28, 2020

UToledo electrical engineer leading charge to build ventilators in the Congo

Feeling powerless to help her native country in Africa amid the coronavirus pandemic, an electrical engineer at The University of Toledo found a way for people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to build their own breathing machines from scratch using equipment and materials accessible to them.

Date Published: May 28, 2020

As workplaces reopen, what laws protect workers, employers?

With many states softening their shelter-in-place orders and allowing businesses to reopen, COVID-19 has prompted governmental agencies to recommend new workplace health and safety measures, including taking a worker’s temperature before a shift begins.

Date Published: May 27, 2020