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State Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday June 30, 2019 ( 57 items )  

American Electric Power Corp. Names Shepard Vice President, Utilities
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 24 -- American Electric Power Corp. issued the following news release: American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has named Darren A. Shepard vice president, Utilities, effective June 29. Shepard will report to Daniel E. Groff, vice president, Performance Management. Groff's team supports AEP's transmission and distribution organizations under Lisa M. Barton, executive vice president, AEP Utilities. In this role, Shepard will be responsible for collaborating with AEP's operating   more

Ashleigh Danker Joins Dinsmore's Business Restructuring Group in Los Angeles
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 25 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Ashleigh Danker has joined Dinsmore & Shohl LLP's business restructuring group as of counsel in the firm's growing Los Angeles office. Ms. Danker, who spent the last seven years operating the Danker Law Firm after having practiced for nearly 14 years at the Kaye Scholer firm, brings to Dinsmore a wealth of experience in all aspects of Chapter 11 and 7 bankruptcy matters, having represented debtors i  more

Babcock and Wilcox Announces Sale of Loibl Material Handling Subsidiary
BARBERTON, Ohio, June 25 -- Babcock and Wilcox Enterprises issued the following news release: * * * - Sale of Non-Core Asset Part of B&W's Strategy to Strengthen Focus on Core Businesses - Proceeds to be Used to Reduce Debt and Provide Working Capital * * * Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. ("B&W") (NYSE: BW) announced today that it has sold its Straubing, Bavaria, Germany-based material handling subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Loibl GmbH (Loibl), to a subsidiary of Deutsche Invest Mittelstan  more

Cincinnati Public Schools Board of Education Outlines Tax Policy Considerations
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 25 -- Cincinnati Public Schools issued the following news: The Cincinnati Public Schools Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution directing district leaders to negotiate a tax abatement agreement with the City of Cincinnati. The resolution prioritizes the following considerations: * The District should be "made whole" for forgone real estate taxes; * In lieu of the annual fixed-sum $5 million payment the city pays CPS under the current agreement, the Board   more

Cincinnati Public Schools Budget Prioritizes Unmatched Educational Opportunities, Historic Growth
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 25 -- Cincinnati Public Schools issued the following news: The Cincinnati Public Schools Board of Education approved a strategic budget for the 2019-20 School Year that directs more funding to students and classrooms, expands choices and opportunities, and sustains the district's unprecedented growth. "This budget demonstrates we are a destination district -- we're offering students and families the options they want to best prepare students for life beyond CPS," said Ca  more

City of Akron: Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro to Appoint Diane Miller-Dawson as New Director of Finance & Budget
AKRON, Ohio, June 27 -- The city of Akron issued the following news release: * * * - Miller-Dawson to retire from City of Akron after decades of distinguished service * * * Today, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan jointly announced that Diane Miller-Dawson will retire as Director of Finance for the City of Akron, and join the County of Summit as the Executive's Director of Finance & Budget in September. Miller-Dawson began her career with the City of Akron in  more

City of Cleveland Partners With Interactive Kiosk Experience Smart City to Deploy City's First Interactive Digital Kiosks
CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 24 -- The city of Cleveland issued the following news release: The City of Cleveland, in partnership with IKE Smart City, began deploying Phase 1 of the city's new interactive digital kiosks, IKE (Interactive Kiosk Experience). The multilingual kiosks will help users experience Cleveland through an innovative technology that delivers essential information and resources to the public. The digital structures will be placed throughout Cleveland over the next year. Click here   more

Cleveland State University: Cuyahoga Land Bank to Release Economic Impact Study
CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 25 -- Cleveland State University issued the following news release: The Cuyahoga Land Bank was created in 2009 to address the devastating effects of the foreclosure crisis in Cuyahoga County. Over the past 10 years, the Cuyahoga Land Bank has acquired thousands of properties to return them to productive use, reduce blight, increase property values and improve the quality of life for County residents. This work has resulted in a total economic impact of over $1.43 billion,   more

Cooper Tire Texarkana Plant Employee Takes to Capitol Hill as Part of U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association Tire Manufacturing Ambassador Program
FINDLAY, Ohio, June 28 -- Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. issued the following news release: Queenie Edwards Miller, Industrial Engineer for Cooper Tire's Texarkana manufacturing plant, was one of 11 "Tire Manufacturing Ambassadors" who recently met with lawmakers on Capitol Hill as part of the third annual advocacy initiative held by the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA). The program brought manufacturing employees to Washington, D.C. to discuss key issues affecting the tire industry and hi  more

Curated Indie Ebooks Available for Public Libraries Through Rakuten OverDrive
CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 25 -- OverDrive issued the following news release: * * * - Indie Author Project partnership brings top indie authors to OverDrive platform in simultaneous use access model * * * Following the completion of a successful year-long pilot program, Rakuten OverDrive today announced the July 1st availability of curated Indie Author Project (IAP) ebooks to their partners worldwide. The IAP ebook collections feature award-winning titles from across the world that are hand-selec  more

Cuyahoga County Executive Budish Issues Statement on Supreme Court Decision on 2020 Census Citizenship Question
CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 27 -- Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court's decision on the 2020 census citizenship question: "I am happy to hear of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to reject the bid to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census questionnaire. "The addition of this question would most definitely discourage immigrants from responding and therefore make our population count less accurate. "Our ultimate goal is to count  more

Cuyahoga County: One Percent Increase on Bed Tax for Support of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 24 -- Cuyahoga County issued the following news release: County Executive Armond Budish and Council President Dan Brady are co-sponsoring an ordinance on Cuyahoga County Council's agenda for June 25, 2019 to increase the Cuyahoga County hotel bed tax by one percent, which will generate an estimated additional $4.6 million per year and will be directed toward costs of operating and maintaining the County's Huntington Convention Center. This funding to the Convention Center  more

Dinsmore Chicago Hires Jessica Chang, Builds Labor and Employment Group
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 24 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has hired Associate Jessica Chang in its labor and employment group in Chicago. She is the second member of the growing team in the city after Partner J.T. Wilson III joined the firm in January. Chang arrives at Dinsmore from Waltz, Palmer & Dawson, LLC, where she practiced for a year-and-a-half, representing small and mid-size companies and advising them on best practices for   more

Dinsmore Hires Commercial Litigation Partner Christopher Lyon in San Diego
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 25 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has welcomed Christopher Lyon, a new commercial litigation partner, in its San Diego location. He rounds out the office's strong team of litigation attorneys and is the firm's third litigation partner in the city. Lyon has specialized in defense of insurance companies in personal injury cases, which he predominantly worked on for the last 10 years as house counsel for a major Fo  more

FirstEnergy Celebrates National Pollinator Week
AKRON, Ohio, June 26 -- FirstEnergy issued the following news release: Many of the foods, beverages, fibers, spices and medicines we rely on every day require plants that need to be pollinated by animals and insects. In fact, 180,000 different plant species and more than 1,200 crops rely on pollination from birds, bats, bees, butterflies and other animals. Pollinators also support healthy ecosystems that clean the air, stabilize soils, protect from severe weather and support other wildlife. Yet  more

Forbes Names Cuyahoga County One of Ohio's Best Employers
CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio, June 26 -- Cuyahoga County issued the following news release: Cuyahoga County has been named by Forbes as one of Ohio's best places to work. Out of the thousands of private, non-profit and public employers in Ohio with at least 500 employees, our Cuyahoga County government was ranked 43rd. And our County government was second among all local, state and federal governments, behind only the U.S. Defense Department. The rankings were derived by surveys administered in a se  more

Goodyear Teams With Root Insurance to Reward Safe Drivers
AKRON, Ohio, June 26 -- Goodyear Tire and Rubber issued the following news release: As part of a collaboration between The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and Root Insurance Company, Goodyear will offer tire purchase and installation services to Root's policyholders through Goodyear's industry-leading purchase platforms and installation network. "Goodyear continues to test and innovate ways to make it easier for consumers to buy and install tires," said Mike Dauberman, chief digital officer,   more

Governor Names Ann Womer Benjamin to Kent State University Board of Trustees
KENT, Ohio, June 26 -- Kent State University issued the following news: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has appointed Ann Womer Benjamin, J.D., of Aurora, Ohio, to the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Her appointment began June 21, 2019, and ends May 16, 2028. She fills the seat of Margot Copeland, whose term as a Kent State trustee recently expired. Ms. Womer Benjamin currently serves as mayor of the city of Aurora in Portage County, a position she has held since 2013 following two years as an   more

Grange Insurance Selects ISO Electronic Rating Content to Help Grow Commercial Lines Business
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey, June 24 -- Insurance Services Office, a subsidiary of Verisk Analytics, issued the following news release: Verisk (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading data analytics provider, and Grange Insurance, an Ohio-based insurance company, announced today that Grange has selected ISO Electronic Rating ContentTM (ERCTM) to help increase speed to market and grow its commercial lines business. ISO is a Verisk business. As a leading provider of advanced tools and analytics for the property/cas  more

Hines Unveils State-of-the-Art Renovations at Huntington Center
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 26 -- Hines issued the following news release: * * * - Multi-million-dollar improvements raise the bar for Ohio office buildings * * * Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today the completion of a $16 million repositioning and renovation at Huntington Center, a one million-square-foot, 37-story office tower in downtown Columbus. The renovations will promote tenant attraction and retention and are a testament to Hines' unmatched ability to maintain an ass  more

Huntington Bancshares Announces Proposed Capital Actions in 2019 Capital Plan
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 27 -- Huntington Bancshares issued the following news release: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (Nasdaq: HBAN; www.huntington.com) announces proposed capital actions included in Huntington's 2019 capital plan. These planned actions include: * A 7% increase in the quarterly dividend per common share to $0.15, starting in the third quarter of 2019, subject to approval by the Board of Directors; * The repurchase of up to $513 million of common stock over the next four quar  more

Huntington Bancshares Issues Financials for Second Quarter of 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 26 -- Huntington Bancshares issued the following news release: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (Nasdaq: HBAN; www.huntington.com) expects to report its 2019 second quarter earnings on Thursday, July 25, 2019, prior to the market opening. A news release and supporting financial data will be available at that time on the Investor Relations section of the company's website. Conference Call / Webcast Information Huntington's management will host an earnings conference ca  more

JFF and KnowledgeWorks Form New Strategic Partnership for Student-Centered Learning Research
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 25 -- KnowledgeWorks issued the following news release: JFF, a national nonprofit driving transformation in the American workforce and education systems, and KnowledgeWorks, a leading national K-12 organization, today announced an exciting new strategic development in the organizations' longtime partnership. Effective April 30, the Student-Centered Learning Research Collaborative, the startup initiative incubated by JFF, began to transition from JFF to KnowledgeWorks, whe  more

Kent State University: Understanding What Makes Captive Gorilla Hearts Tick
KENT, Ohio, June 28 [TNSresearch] -- Kent State University issued the following news: * * * - Kent State Anthropology Professor Contributes to Collaborative Research Project * * * We've known for some time that heart disease is prevalent in captive gorilla populations and is a leading cause of death. This is why, in 2010, the Great Ape Heart Project based at Zoo Atlanta (www.greatapeheartproject.org) was formed. The project provides a network of clinical, pathologic and research strategies t  more

Nationwide Mutual Insurance: The Outlook for The U.S. Housing Market Hits Its Highest Point in Three Years
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 24 -- Nationwide Mutual Insurance issued the following news release: * * * - Solid Job Growth and Strong Household Formations Sustain the Trend * * * Last year's sales slowdown, combined with the decidedly mixed data through the first half of 2019, certainly suggested that housing had passed its peak in this cycle. But the latest Health of Housing Markets Report (HoHM Report) from Nationwide Economics sees more positive, sustainable trends for the housing sector for at  more

Ohio Democratic Party Issues Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Gerrymandering Decision
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 27 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following statement by Chairman David Pepper on the Supreme Court's decision on multiple cases regarding gerrymandering: "In our elections, every voice should be heard, and every vote should count equally. Elections should be determined by voters, not politicians who rig maps. The court's disappointing decision today was centered on a legal debate. But it doesn't alter the factual finding of the U.S. Southern District of Ohio: tha  more

Ohio Department of Higher Education Named a Partner Site for Program Aimed at Improving Student Success
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 27 -- The Ohio Department of Higher Education issued the following news release: * * * - Training and technical assistance provided will bolster services that improve outcomes for underserved students * * * The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) is one of four entities nationwide chosen to receive training and technical assistance that ultimately will bolster student access and success programs. The selection announcement was made by Third Sector, a 501(c)3 orga  more

Ohio Department of Higher Education: Campuses Earn U.S. Department of Labor Grants for Apprenticeship Expansion
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 24 -- The Ohio Department of Higher Education issued the following news release: * * * - Three consortia from Ohio - more than any other state - to receive funding to help close the skills gap * * * Three public campuses in Ohio - along with their corporate and academic partners - will receive a share of $183.8 million from the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) to support the development and expansion of apprenticeships. The USDOL announced its Scaling Apprenticeships th  more

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Announces Selection of Conservation Teen Advisory Council Members
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 28 -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued the following news: The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) announced today that 31 students representing 20 counties were selected to serve as founding members of the Conservation Teen Advisory Council (ConTAC) for the upcoming school year. ConTAC will serve as the voice of Ohio's youth to ODNR and help expand the reach, impact and quality of the agency's youth initiatives. "It's inspiring to see so many young   more

Ohio EPA Issues Permit for Buckeye Brine
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 25 -- The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: Today, Ohio EPA issued final permits-to-operate to Buckeye Brine for two Class I non-hazardous waste injection wells in Coshocton. The injection wells are only allowed to accept non-hazardous wastes. To prevent drinking water impacts, these wells were designed for injecting wastes at depths far below the lowermost source of drinking water. The Agency made changes to strengthen the permits aft  more

Ohio EPA Meeting Set for Camp Garfield Water Quality Certification Application
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 26 -- The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: * * * - Information Session and Hearing Scheduled July 9 * * * Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting to discuss the application for modification to a water quality certification related to a proposed construction project at Camp James A. Garfield Joint Military Training Center, modifying an existing multi-purpose gun range. An information session will begin at 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 9, 2019,   more

Ohio EPA Meeting Set for MBJ Holdings Water Quality Certification Application
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 26 -- The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: * * * - Information Session and Hearing Scheduled July 11 * * * Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting to discuss the application for a water quality certification related to MBJ Holdings' proposed construction of a light industrial complex on Jug Street, in Jersey Township. An information session will begin at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 11, 2019, at New Albany-Plain Schools Annex Building, 79 No  more

Ohio Gov. DeWine: 'Get In Line, Online' BMV Pilot Program
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 26 -- Gov. Mike DeWine, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) Registrar Charles Norman announced today the pilot of a new, virtual queuing system to better serve Ohio drivers who visit deputy registrars for BMV services such as license renewal or vehicle registration. The new system, which went online today at 12 deputy registrar locations in the state, will allow customers to   more

Ohio Gov. DeWine: Ohio Requests Addition of Mahoning Co. to Disaster Declaration
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 28 -- Gov. Mike DeWine, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that the state has requested that FEMA add Mahoning County to the 10-county Presidential Disaster Declaration issued by President Donald Trump last week. "The same storm system that spawned the tornadoes in the areas of Dayton, Trotwood, and Celina last month also dumped rain on parts of Mahoning County, leading to severe flooding," Governor DeWine said. "Today we a  more

Ohio Secretary of State LaRose Issues Directive That Fulfills Duty to Maintain Accurate Voter Lists As Required By Law
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 26 -- Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose issued the following news release: * * * - Seeks to Partner with Community Organizations in Effort to Update Voter Registrations * * * Today, Secretary LaRose issued Directive 2019-09, following through with his legal responsibility to implement list maintenance pursuant to both federal and state law. This process was carried out previously by Secretaries Brown, Blackwell, Taft, Brunner and Husted. In June 2015, the previous a  more

Ohio Secretary of State LaRose Issues Statement on Passage of Legislation to Improve Transparency in Local Elections
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 27 -- Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose issued the following statement: Secretary of State Frank LaRose issued a statement today on the passage of SB 107. This legislation was sponsored by State Senator Michael Rulli (R-Salem) and will enhance transparency by allowing campaign finance reports for local candidates to be filed electronically with county boards of elections. "Our democracy is built upon a simple concept - voters need information to make an educated decisio  more

Ohio Secretary of State LaRose Issues Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Congressional Redistricting
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 27 -- Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose issued the following statement on the Supreme Court ruling on congressional redistricting: "It's up to the people of Ohio to determine how congressional lines are drawn, not a handful of unelected judges, and that's exactly what Ohio did last year when they overwhelmingly approved our redistricting reform initiative. "Thanks to that effort, soon Republicans and Democrats will begin working for the first time as true partners in th  more

Ohio State Auditor Faber Announces Auditor of State Award With Distinction Winners
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 24 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: Recent financial audits of the following entities by Auditor of State Keith Faber returned clean audit reports. Their record keeping has qualified them for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. - City of Oxford (Butler County) - Lake Metroparks (Lake County) "Taxpayers benefit when government keeps clean and accurate records," Auditor of State Faber said. These entities have shown their commit  more

Ohio State Auditor Faber Declares the Village of Macksburg 'Unauditable'
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 24 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: A failure to file financial statements prompted Auditor of State Keith Faber to place the Village of Macksburg (Washington County) on the "unauditable list." "Without financial statements it is impossible to complete a financial audit," Auditor Faber said. "Without a complete audit, taxpayers are left in the dark about how their government spends their money. The village must remedy this issue quickly.  more

Ohio State Auditor Faber Declares the Village of Spencerville 'Unauditable'
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 24 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: A lack of financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Keith Faber to place the Village of Spencerville (Allen County) on the "unauditable" list. "Poor financial records leads to poor service for taxpayers," Auditor Faber said. "I encourage village leadership to get their books in order promptly." During the course of the regular financial audit of the village for the period Ja  more

Ohio State Auditor Faber Identifies Up to $2 Million in Savings, Opportunities to Assist Areas Hardest Hit by Mental Illness, Addiction
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 27 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: Auditor of State Keith Faber today released a performance audit of the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, which recommends that the department implement a new fund distribution formula that could potentially redirect $15 million to higher need regions and identifies a possible $1.2-2 million in annual savings. "Mental illness and addiction are more prevalent now than ever before," Audi  more

Ohio State Rep. Sweeney's Bipartisan College Credit Transfer Bill Passes House
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 27 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Rep. Bride Rose Sweeney, D-Cleveland: * * * - Lawmaker says legislation will make college more affordable, accessible for Ohio students * * * State Rep. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) today announced the House passage of her bipartisan House Bill (HB) 9, legislation to establish general education course requirements and streamline the transfer credit system at public universities in Ohi  more

Ohio State Rep. Sykes Issues Statement on N.C., Maryland Gerrymandering Cases Court Decision
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 27 -- The Ohio House Democrats issued the following statement by State Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes, D-Akron, on the Supreme Court's decision in the North Carolina and Maryland partisan gerrymandering cases: * * * - Disappointed in decision to sidestep issue, uphold unfair maps * * * The decision will impact the ongoing court challenge to Ohio's congressional map. "While today's decision is a step back in the fight against unfair districts, we must continue to move forward   more

Ohio State University: Cholesterol Medication Could Invite Diabetes, Study Suggests
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 26 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Patient data shows association between statins and type 2 diabetes * * * A study of thousands of patients' health records found that those who were prescribed cholesterol-lowering statins had at least double the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The detailed analysis of health records and other data from patients in a private insurance plan in the Midwest provides a real-world picture   more

Ohio State University: Criteria for Bariatric Surgery Should Include More Than Weight, Experts Say
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 28 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: Experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and 45 worldwide scientific and medical societies are pushing to change national guidelines that would allow more patients with the chronic diseases of obesity and diabetes to be eligible for bariatric surgery. Obesity affects almost 40% of the population - or about 93 million adults - in the United States, according to the Centers for Dise  more

Ohio State University: Small Shops, Heavy Advertisers Less Likely to ID for Tobacco
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 25 [TNSresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Study has implications for Tobacco 21 enforcement, researchers say * * * Young people are less likely to be carded for cigarettes in certain types of shops, particularly in those that heavily advertise tobacco, a new study has found. When researchers who were 20 and 21 visited a variety of shops in a city on the verge of implementing a law prohibiting sales to people younger than 21, more than   more

Ohio State University: To Increase Bike Commuters, Look to Neighborhoods
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 27 [TNSresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - New research shows downtown and campus dwellers more likely to travel by bicycle * * * People agree that bike commuting improves health, reduces air pollution and eases traffic, a recent survey suggests. But that wasn't enough to get most people to commute by bike. New research indicates that a person's neighborhood may play a large role in influencing the decision to commute by bike. The stud  more

Oxford University's Said Business School to Use Teradata Vantage for World-Class Business and Marketing Research
DAYTON, Ohio, June 27 -- Teradata, a data analytics and marketing applications company, issued the following news release: Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the industry's only Pervasive Data Intelligence company, today announced that Said Business School, University of Oxford will begin using Teradata Vantage. As part of the Oxford Future of Marketing Initiative (FOMI), Oxford Said will use Vantage for research that aims to provide answers to some of businesses' most critical marketing challenges. As par  more

The City of Cleveland Board of Control Approved the Vendors for the 2019 All-Star Game Week
CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 26 -- The city of Cleveland issued the following news release: Today, the City of Cleveland Board of Control approved the vendors who are authorized to operate during the 2019 All-Star Game week. Information is provided below outlining the vendors, vendor zones, badging and regulations for approved vendor operators during the All-Star Game week from July 5th - 9th. Note: Press Conference will be held on July 2nd to announce the official start of the Major League Baseball   more

Three Fairfax County Public Schools Students Receive National PTA Reflections Awards
FALLS CHURCH, Virginia, June 28 -- Fairfax County Public Schools issued the following news release: Three Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) students received awards in the National PTA Reflections arts contest. The awards were announced on June 22 at the National PTA Convention and Expo in Columbus, Ohio. The theme of this year's contest was "Heroes Around Me." The students receiving awards were: * Anna Chung, a student at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, who was on  more

University of Cincinnati Biologist Warns Against Pretty Invaders
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 28 [TNSscienceresearch] -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: * * * - Once a suburban favorite, flowering pear trees are driving out native plants in Eastern forests * * * A popular imported tree that became a neighborhood favorite in the 1990s now threatens to crowd out native trees in some Eastern forests. University of Cincinnati biologist Theresa Culley warns that for some parts of Ohio, it might be too late to stop the spread of the Callery p  more

University of Illinois System's Urbana-Champaign: Will There Be Any Constraints Now on Partisan Gerrymandering?
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois, June 29 [TNSsociologyresearch] -- The University of Illinois System's Urbana-Champaign Campus issued the following news release: The Supreme Court appeared to close the door on considering any future cases of partisan gerrymandering with its ruling June 27 on cases from two states. Illinois political scientist Wendy K. Tam Cho has focused her research on addressing the excesses of political redistricting (or gerrymandering), working with research colleague Yan Liu on a syst  more

University of Toledo Breakthrough in How Cells Link Together Has Implications in the Proliferation of Cancer
TOLEDO, Ohio, June 27 [TNSresearch] -- The University of Toledo issued the following news release: For cancer to be successful -- from its point of view, anyway -- the disease has to find a way to break out beyond its initial foothold and spread throughout the body. Newly published research from The University of Toledo could bring fresh insight into one of the first ways cancers proliferate. Dr. Rafael Garcia-Mata, an associate professor of biological sciences, recently identified a protein c  more

Verisk Analytics: Grange Insurance Selects ISO Electronic Rating Content to Help Grow Commercial Lines Business
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey, June 24 -- Verisk Analytics, a data analytics provider, issued the following news release: JERSEY CITY, N.J., and Columbus, Ohio -- Verisk (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading data analytics provider, and Grange Insurance, an Ohio-based insurance company, announced today that Grange has selected ISO Electronic Rating ContentTM (ERCTM) to help increase speed to market and grow its commercial lines business. ISO is a Verisk business. As a leading provider of advanced tools and analy  more

Verisk: Grange Insurance Selects ISO Electronic Rating Content to Help Grow Commercial Lines Business
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey, June 24 -- Verisk, a data analytics provider, issued the following news release: Verisk (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading data analytics provider, and Grange Insurance, an Ohio-based insurance company, announced today that Grange has selected ISO Electronic Rating ContentTM (ERCTM) to help increase speed to market and grow its commercial lines business. ISO is a Verisk business. As a leading provider of advanced tools and analytics for the property/casualty insurance industry,   more

Vueling Airlines and G.E. Aviation Implement Fleet-Wide Network Operations Suite
EVENDALE, Ohio, June 28 -- G.E. Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, issued the following news release: * * * - Maximizing On Time Performance and Improving Passenger Experience with Network Operations decision support * * * GE Aviation and Vueling Airlines today announced a digital Network Operations agreement and implementation to help reduce disruptions across the fleet. GE Aviation's Network suite -- Network Operations Insights, Network Operations Optimization and Network Crew Opt  more

Women's Forum of New York to Honor Cooper Tire for Female Representation on Company's Board of Directors
FINDLAY, Ohio, June 25 -- Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. issued the following news release: Cooper Tire & Rubber Company will be recognized by the Women's Forum of New York at its Breakfast of Corporate Champions on Nov. 7 for having a corporate board comprised of 30 percent women, exceeding the national average of 23.4 percent. The Women's Forum of New York, through its Corporate Board Initiative, is working toward achieving 50/50 gender parity in the nation's boardrooms by 2025. "Diversity in the   more