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Judge Connelly helping vets get out of the system, into care

Michael Davisson, Toledo Legal News Staff Writer

"I'm exploring bringing a new specialized docket to the court. I'm very interested in bringing a veterans court to the Toledo Municipal Court." Judge William Connelly, Jr., first elected to the Toledo Municipal Court in 2009 is concerned about America's veterans. "Veterans have some specialized needs and also some specific resources that the general public doesn't. The goal is to identify veterans early on in the process. It may not change the ultimate disposition of the case, but if they're found guilty we may be able to get them services they need."

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Co-owner & CEO of computer company sentenced for conspiring to steal intellectual property

The co-owner and CEO of TERiX Computer Company, Inc. was sentenced in U.S. District Court today for his role in fraudulently obtaining more than $10 million worth of intellectual property. Bernd D. Appleby, 66, of San Jose, Calif., was sentenced to 24 months in prison and two years of supervised release and ordered to pay a $100,000 fine.

Date Published: April 20, 2018

Former Rocket Jared Hoying thriving for Hanwha Eagles

Former Rocket Jared Hoying signed a contract last December to play for the Hanwha Eagles of the KBO League in South Korea. Since making his debut on March 24, he has been on an absolute tear at the plate.

Date Published: April 20, 2018

OSBA Litigation Section awards Best Brief honors

Litigation Section of the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) recently announced the winners of the second annual Best Briefs Awards. These awards recognize four outstanding briefs filed in the Ohio Supreme Court, two drafted by private firms and two drafted by public offices.

Date Published: April 20, 2018

Outdoors activities provide unique team-building setting

If you're looking for a unique team building experience for your office, set your sights on Camp Mary Orton, a premier destination for team building and leadership development located on North High Street.

Date Published: April 19, 2018

2018 Lake Erie sport fishing outlook shares great news for anglers

Lake Erie anglers should experience another year of diverse fishing opportunities in 2018, according to Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Great walleye hatches from 2014 and 2015 are expected to contribute to exceptional fishing opportunities in Lake Erie this year. Anglers pursuing yellow perch in Lake Erie’s Western Basin will likely find excellent numbers and size.

Date Published: April 18, 2018

Cyberstates report: Ohio in top 10 for tech jobs

A state once heavily reliant on smokestack industries, Ohio in recent decades has been turning into center of high technology, confirmed by a new report ranking the state among the best for tech employment.

Date Published: April 18, 2018

Toledo signs Keshaun Saunders and T.J. Smith to National Letters of Intent

University of Toledo Head Men's Basketball Coach Tod Kowalczyk announced the signing of 6-5, 190-pound guard Keshaun Saunders (Brampton, Ont.) and 6-8, 200-pound forward T.J. Smith (Matteson, Ill.) to a National Letter of Intent last Wednesday. The duo will attend the University of Toledo beginning in the 2018-19 academic year.

Date Published: April 18, 2018

What's driving car care and purchases this spring

(BPT) As the weather starts to warm up, Americans will hit the road more often for destinations ranging from family outings to spring vacation destinations. Because cars are such an important part of our daily lives, Hankook Tire examined what drives Americans to keep up with car maintenance, as well as what matters when maintenance can do no more and it's time to visit the dealership.

Date Published: April 18, 2018

Doug Miller re-elected president of WCEDC board

The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that J. Douglas Miller was re-elected as President of the Board of the Wood County Economic Development Commission (“WCEDC”) for a two-year term. Doug was sworn in at the 25th Annual Dinner of the WCEDC on March 22, 2018.

Date Published: April 17, 2018

First district: City’s “Toy-Vehicle Ordinance” ruled constitutional

A Cincinnati suburb’s law banning people on roller skates, sleds, and skateboards from public roads is valid, and the city didn’t violate a man’s “constitutional right of movement and personal enjoyment” for ticketing him on a motorized skateboard, an Ohio appeals court recently ruled.

Date Published: April 17, 2018

Learn about 529 plans during financial literacy month

April has been designated Financial Literacy Month to focus on increasing the public’s comprehension of basic monetary concepts. Many banking institutions and credit union offer financial wellness seminars. Additionally, university extension offices may provide financial literacy classes. By doing a little research, people can find many free resources available to improve their understanding of how to best use, as well as save, their money.