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Monday | via Cleveland.com
Ohio Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor has been pressing for legislators to give Ohio judges a pay raise, something they haven't seen since 2008. O'Connor, who has been seeking support for the idea around the state, met Monday with Northeast Ohio Media Group to discuss her efforts. Comment?
Monday | via WTVG-TV Toledo
The state says three organizations have received more than $1 million in federal funds to provide housing assistance and limited case management services for Ohioans with HIV and AIDS. The Ohio Development Services Agency says the grant winners are: the Community AIDS Network in Portage and Summit counties; COMPASS Family in Mahoning County; and the AIDS Resource Center Ohio. Comment?
Thursday May 21 | via Insurance News Net
A bill that would significantly reduce federal agencies' authority to regulate insurance companies was reported out of committee today, despite it being unlikely to win enough votes in its present form to become law. The bill will likely need significant narrowing before it can win enough votes to be enacted. Comment?
Sunday May 24 | via The Columbus Dispatch
As spring home sales kick into gear, central Ohio shoppers are discovering that in some neighborhoods the old rules of home-buying no longer apply. Instead, they must learn the meaning of phrases such as "escalation clauses," "highest-and-best offers," "no-remedy inspections" and "curbside offers." Comment?
Tuesday May 19 | via Washington Examiner
Democrats on the Senate Banking Committee have countered Republican Chairman Richard Shelby's proposal to overhaul banking regulation with a plan of their own, one that would limit deregulation to small banks and credit unions. The outline, released by the panel's ranking Democrat, Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio, two days before a scheduled mark-up, mostly retains the community bank provisions of Shelby's reform, while dropping a range of other items that liberals had criticized as giveaways to Wall Street. Comment?
6 min ago | via Washington Times
Shaking off a severe winter and West Coast port strike, the Labor Department is expected to report the economy added 220,000 jobs in May. That's well below the 269,000 monthly average for 2104, and a strong dollar, revived productivity growth and shortage of qualified workers will slow jobs creation going forward. First quarter GDP contracted 0.9 percent and prospects for the balance of the year are for improved but hardly spectacular growth - averaging perhaps 2.5 percent. Comment?
15 hrs ago | via NBC Connecticut
In the months before deadly flooding in Texas killed at least 24 people, some of the state's politicians objected to the imposition of stricter building standards for federally-funded projects in floodplains. Engineers said that such standards are needed if taxpayer money is not to be flushed away in the next flood. Comment?
8 min ago | via The Newtown Bee
Peg Forbell and Robert Hall, both longtime members who "had each committed to see that the mortgage would be paid off," according to the Reverend Matthew Crebbin, were part of a mortgage burning celebration at Newtown Congregational Church on a rainy May 31. The Reverend Matt Crebbin holds mortgage paperwork over a portable fire pit Sunday morning. A little bit of rain was not going to delay the ceremonial burning of the church mortgage. Comment?
12 min ago | via Swindon Advertiser
HOUSE prices increased by 0.3% month-on-month in May to reach another record average high in cash terms, says Swindon-based Nationwide Building Society. UK property values increased to A 195,166 on average, surpassing an all-time high of A 193,048 the previous month. Comment?
13 min ago | via Vancouver Sun
A little crass, plenty of sass, and in a class of her own: Bette Midler's concert at Rogers Arena in Vancouver Tuesday contained everything that has made the 69-year-old multi-talented performer a jewel in the world of entertainment's gilded crown. Images of the Endeavour hydrothermal vents 250 kilometres off Vancouver Island and 2,250 metres below the ocean's surface reveal a rich environment of sealife, including species found nowhere else on Earth. Comment?
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