Sunday - July 12, 2020
State Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday July 14, 2019 ( 38 items )  

Babcock & Wilcox Announces One-for-Ten Reverse Stock Split
BARBERTON, Ohio, July 11 -- Babcock and Wilcox Enterprises issued the following news release: Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. ("B&W" or the "Company") (NYSE: BW) announced today that its board of directors approved a one-for-ten reverse stock split of the outstanding and treasury shares of the Company's common stock. The reverse stock split was previously approved by a majority of the Company's stockholders at the Company's annual meeting of stockholders held on June 14, 2019. The reverse s  more

Babcock and Wilcox Awarded Patent For Innovative Coal Ash Conveyor
BARBERTON, Ohio, July 8 -- Babcock and Wilcox Enterprises issued the following news release: * * * - B&W's Submerged Grind Conveyor Enables Realization of Operation Efficiencies and Maintenance Costs Improvements Not Available With Traditional High-Pressure Sluice Systems - Design Also Helps Customers Meet Proposed Coal Combustion Residual Rules and Effluent Limitations Guidelines * * * The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) has been awarded a United States patent for a Submerged Grind Conveyor  more

Cintas Issues Financials for 4th Quarter of 2019
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 9 -- Cintas, a provider of entrance mats, restroom cleaning and supplies, tile and carpet cleaning, promotional products, first aid, safety, fire protection products and services, issued the following news release: Cintas Corporation (Nasdaq:CTAS) today announced that it will release fiscal year 2019 fourth quarter results on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, after the market closes. The Company will conduct a conference call to address the financial results. A live webcast of the  more

City of Cleveland and United States Attorney's Office Seek Community Police Commission Applicants
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 11 -- The city of Cleveland issued the following news release: * * * - City seeks to fill ten public positions for a new term * * * The City of Cleveland and the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Ohio are seeking qualified applicants for appointment to the Cleveland Community Police Commission. To qualify for consideration applicants must reside or work in the City of Cleveland. The initial four year term of appointment for the Cleveland Comm  more

Cleveland Mayor Jackson Issues Proclamation on Major League Baseball All-Star Game Day
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 9 -- Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson issued the following proclamation: Mayor Frank G. Jackson today issued a proclamation declaring Tuesday, July 9, 2019 Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star Game Day in the City of Cleveland. The local holiday recognizes the 2019 MLB All-Star celebration, which brought MLB players and fans from around the world to Cleveland for the Midsummer Classic. The proclamation reads, in part: Whereas, on behalf of the citizens of the City of Cl  more

Dinsmore Atlanta Office Grows With Addition of Tucker C. Motta
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 11 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP welcomes Tucker C. Motta as an associate to the firm's Atlanta office, adding to the employment group. Motta spent the beginning of his legal career in Florida. Most recently, he clerked for the Honorable Sheri Polster Chappell where he handled a wide variety of civil and criminal matters at the trial court level. Before that, he worked as a civil litigation associate at a larg  more

Fifty Years After Going to the Moon, Goodyear Looks to Space to Enhance Tire Performance
AKRON, Ohio, July 12 -- Goodyear Tire and Rubber issued the following news release: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is reaching for the stars again to enhance tire performance by testing components in space as part of a project launching this month to the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory. With an expected launch on July 21, the SpaceX CRS-18 will head to the ISS with a Goodyear experiment onboard. In the microgravity environment of the space station, Goodyear will   more

FirstEnergy Names Kevin Burgess Vice President, Risk and Internal Audit
AKRON, Ohio, July 12 -- FirstEnergy issued the following news release: FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has promoted Kevin Burgess to vice president, Risk and Internal Audit effective July 21, 2019. In this role, Burgess will oversee the combination of the company's risk management and internal auditing departments into one group. He currently is director, Internal Auditing & Chief Audit Officer for FirstEnergy. "Kevin's years of experience in standardizing and implementing business and reporting   more

Gordon Taylor III Joins Destination Cleveland As Vice President of Convention Sales and Services
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 12 -- Destination Cleveland issued the following news release: * * * - Hotel industry veteran to lead meetings and conventions attraction and servicing initiatives at Cleveland's destination marketing and management organization * * * Destination Cleveland, the destination marketing and management organization for Northeast Ohio, will welcome Gordon Taylor III as vice president of convention sales and services beginning Aug. 1. Taylor brings more than 20 years of sales  more

Great American Life and Barnabas Capital Join Forces to Offer Innovative Variable-Indexed Annuities
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 9 -- The Great American Insurance Group, a property and casualty insurance company, issued the following news release: Great American Life(R) is pleased to announce its Index Frontier(R) and Index Summit 6 variable-indexed annuities are now available through Barnabas Capital. Barnabas Capital joins an elite list of wholesale Broker/Dealers positioned to offer Great American Life's variable-indexed annuities. These innovative products offer competitive earning potential a  more

Hylant Moves Up Six in 100 Largest Brokers Report
TOLEDO, Ohio, July 12 -- Hylant Group, a brokerage firm, issued the following news release: Business Insurance magazine has released its annual "100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business" report and Hylant has moved up six places to rank 29th. One of the largest family-owned and privately held insurance brokerages in the country, Hylant saw a 9.3% increase over its 2017 results. CEO Mike Hylant attributes the leap to organic growth. "Hylant looks for growth primarily through gaining market share f  more

Legislators From Eight States Have Now Called on AT&T to Negotiate in Good Faith and Restore Nexstar's Stations and Programming
IRVING, Texas, July 9 -- Nexstar Media Group, a television broadcasting company, issued the following news release: * * * - Barring Immediate Action from AT&T, Viewers in 20 Local Markets will be Unable to Access Tonight's 2019 Major League Baseball All-Star Game on DIRECTV and AT&T U-verse * * * United States Senators John Thune of South Dakota and John Kennedy of Louisiana join Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal as well as legislators from West Virginia, Ohio, South Dakota, Massachuset  more

Nation's Longest-Running High School Journalism Workshop in Progress at Ohio University
ATHENS, Ohio, July 11 -- Ohio University issued the following news release: * * * - 74th Annual High School Journalism Workshop welcomes participants from nine states, DC * * * Since 1946, Ohio University has hosted the Scripps High School Journalism Workshop in Athens, Ohio, making it the nation's longest running program of its kind. The 74 th annual workshop, currently in progress from June 10-13, is being attended by nearly 100 students on the main campus of Ohio University. The workshop  more

Nationwide Names John Carter As Financial Services President-Elect
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 10 -- Nationwide Mutual Insurance issued the following news release: * * * - Succeeds CEO-Elect Kirt Walker * * * John Carter has been named as the President and Chief Operating Officer-elect of Nationwide's financial services business lines, effective immediately. Carter succeeds Kirt Walker, who will become Nationwide's next Chief Executive Officer in October. Reporting to Walker, Carter will oversee the company's retirement plans, life insurance (individual, business   more

Need for Speed-to-Market Driving Nationwide Platform, Powered by Bold Penguin
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 8 -- Nationwide Mutual Insurance issued the following news release: * * * - Partnership to Enhance the Overall Experience in Commercial Insurance * * * Business owners are in rapid-fire operational mode to expand and grow in today's competitive environment. Successful insurance agents in turn are feeling the pressure to provide fast, easy and affordable solutions for business clients with complex protection needs. In response, Nationwide is executing a multi-pronged str  more

New Black Colorants From PolyOne Support Circular Economy, Turn Former Waste Into Recyclable Packaging
AVON LAKE, Ohio, July 8 -- PolyOne, a provider of specialized polymer materials, issued the following news release: PolyOne today launched a new portfolio of infrared- detectable black colorants for plastic packaging, which will allow formerly unrecyclable black waste plastic to be properly sorted at recycling facilities. These colorants will help black packaging support the circular economy by enabling them to be recycled rather than landfilled. OnColor(TM) Infrared Sortable Black for Recycla  more

New Digital Customer Interview Part of Nationwide's Life Insurance Transformation for Advisors and Clients
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 8 -- Nationwide Mutual Insurance issued the following news release: * * * - Clients Getting Through Interview Process Twice As Fast Using Their Computer or Mobile Device * * * Nationwide now has a new digital customer interview that is a key component of a multi-year investment designed to transform, enhance and simplify its life insurance business capabilities. "Many people feel that purchasing life insurance is an intrusive and time-consuming process," said Kirt Walke  more

NuWaves Engineering: Constellation Diagrams - The Fault in Our Stars
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, July 10 -- NuWaves Engineering, supplier of radio frequency and microwave solutions for military, government and industrial customers, issued the following information: Constellation diagrams are 2D graphical representations of digitally modulated signals. They are used for the display and analysis of digitally modulated waveforms, and provide valuable insight into the performance of a digital communication system. Digitally modulated signals encode information within a sinus  more

Ohio Democratic Party: Ohioans Highlight What's at Stake in Affordable Care Act Lawsuit
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 10 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: As oral arguments began yesterday in Texas v. United States -- the lawsuit to throw out the entire Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional -- Ohio Democrats highlighted the potentially devastating impact if the law is overturned. The Trump administration is seeking to overturn the health care law, which would result in: Nearly five million Ohioans with pre-existing conditions losing protections; More than half a   more

Ohio Democratic Party: State Budget Hung Up on Deal For Pharmacies?
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 12 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: Twelve days past the constitutional deadline, there's still no state budget, and the Columbus Dispatch editorial board is wondering why a deal to fix Ohio's pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) scandal is "even part of the state budget bill." Unmentioned in the Dispatch's editorial: one of the Senate GOP's budget negotiators is Dave Burke -- who just so happens to own a pharmacy. "This is one more example of how Republi  more

Ohio Department of Education Announces Regional Teachers of the Year
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 12 -- The Ohio Department of Education issued the following news release: The Ohio Department of Education today announced the 11 teachers who are designated as the "2020 Teacher of the Year" for their respective State Board of Education district through the Teacher of the Year Program. "Ohio has so many amazing teachers who commit themselves each and every day to the success of our students," State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria said. "I'm proud to rec  more

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Raises Awareness for Conservation of Big and Little Darby Creeks
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 12 -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued the following news: The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) hosted a canoe float down Big Darby Creek for local officials on Friday, July 12, to promote conservation and raise awareness about the importance of the Big and Little Darby creeks. "With their exceptional biological diversity, pristine water quality and abundant fishing opportunities, these two rivers are a treasure -- not only to Ohio but to our cou  more

Ohio Department of Natural Resources: Ohio Canoe Instructor Course Receives National Recognition
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 11 -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued the following news: Ohio's canoe instructor course is only the third paddling skills curriculum in the nation to earn the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators' Verified Course mark. Developed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), the curriculum will be used to train and certify natural resources officers, naturalists, local boating education partners and others in paddling instruction.   more

Ohio Department of Natural Resources: Ohio Wildlife Council Receives Fishing Regulations Proposals for 2020
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 11 -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued the following news: The Ohio Wildlife Council received several new fishing proposals at its regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday, July 10, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. If approved, proposed regulations will take effect Jan. 1, 2020. "Ohio offers many opportunities for people to get outside and enjoy a fishing or hunting trip," said Division of Wildlife Chief Kendra   more

Ohio Department of Natural Resources: Operation Dry Water Promotes Sober Boating on Ohio's Waterways
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 10 -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued the following news: Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) law enforcement officers and local partner agencies issued two boating under the influence violations and contacted 1,700 boaters about safe and legal watercraft use from July 5-7 as part of Operation Dry Water, a nationwide initiative aimed at removing impaired boaters from public waterways. "Strong law enforcement presence made the holiday weekend safer f  more

Ohio Gov. DeWine Creates 'Expo 2050' Task Force
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 11 -- Gov. Mike DeWine, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced a new task force to develop and recommend a long-term vision for the Ohio Expo Center, an event venue in Columbus that is home to the Ohio State Fair, as well as nearby attractions including the Ohio History Connection and the current Mapfre Stadium. "At the Ohio State Fair and other events that occur here, there are countless ways to have fun. We need to find ways   more

Ohio Gov. DeWine: State Launches Business Tool, Calls for Businesses to Help Shape In-Demand Jobs List
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 12 -- Gov. Mike DeWine, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: InnovateOhio and the Governor's Office of Workforce Transformation today announced the launch of a new survey tool for Ohio businesses to gather feedback ahead of the creation of the state's new In-Demand Jobs List. Lt. Governor Jon Husted serves as the Director of both initiatives. "Ohio's In-Demand Jobs List is one of the most important tools we have to direct our workforce development efforts," said Gove  more

Ohio State Auditor Faber Announces Qualifiers for Auditor of State Award With Distinction
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 8 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: Recent financial audits of the following entities by Auditor of State Keith Faber have returned clean audit reports. Their record keeping has qualified them for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. - City of Brunswick (Medina County) - City of Grandview Heights (Franklin County) - City of Kent (Portage County) - Cleveland Heights University Heights Public Library (Cuyahoga County) - Worthing  more

Ohio State Auditor Faber Declares Hamilton County Agricultural Society 'Unauditable'
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 8 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: Auditor of State Keith Faber placed the Hamilton County Agricultural Society on the "unauditable" list after officials failed to file financial statements. "A complete financial audit is critical for keeping government accountable," Auditor Faber said. "This 'unauditable' declaration puts a deadline on the entity to get their financial records together so our office can complete the audit." During the   more

Ohio State Rep. Clites, KSU Students Respond To University's Delayed Tuition Bill Distribution
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 12 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Rep. Randi Clites, D-Ravenna: * * * - Legislative delays with state budget forces University to delay tuition notice * * * State Rep. Randi Clites (D-Ravenna) and students at Kent State University today responded to a notification the university released Thursday informing students of a delay in issuing tuition bills due to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the passage of the Ohio state  more

Ohio State Rep. Sykes: State Library Funds Slashed Under Interim Budget
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 12 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes, D-Akron: * * * - House Leader Emilia Sykes says GOP funding cuts hurt children and communities * * * House Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) today called on state lawmakers to recover funds lost by Ohio libraries during the ongoing 17-day temporary budget extension. Ohio's public library systems have lost thousands of dollars under the bill, and stand to lose   more

Ohio State University: Autonomous Vehicle Research Track Up and Running
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 11 -- Ohio State University issued the following news: A new $45 million research park dedicated to developing the newest generation of automated and connected vehicles is open for business. The Transportation Research Center's new Smart Mobility Advance Research Test Center, or SMARTCenter, opened Wednesday with a demonstration for state and local leaders. The state-of-the-art facility is two-thirds the size of Central Park. The SMARTCenter is a partnership between the s  more

Ohio State University: NOAA, Partners Predict Large Summer Harmful Algal Bloom for Western Lake Erie
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 11 -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Wet spring enhanced the flow of nutrients into lake, providing fuel for algal growth * * * The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and its research partners are forecasting that western Lake Erie will experience a significant harmful algal bloom (HAB) this summer. This year's bloom is expected to measure 7.5 on the severity index, but could range between 6 and 9. An index above 5 indicates blooms  more

Prominent Healthcare Finance Lawyer Victoria Bowser Rejoins Squire Patton Boggs
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 10 -- Squire Patton Boggs issued the following news: Squire Patton Boggs is pleased to announce that Victoria Bowser has rejoined the firm as principal in the Public & Infrastructure Finance Practice, based in Cleveland. Ms. Bowser arrives from Ballard Spahr. "Victoria is an outstanding healthcare finance lawyer with a comprehensive understanding of the healthcare industry. She has served as hospital, bond, disclosure and underwriter counsel on complex financing transacti  more

U.S. Senator Portman Participates in Workforce Development Roundtable
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 8 -- Cincinnati Public Schools issued the following news: U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) recently continued his JOBS Act and Workforce Tour by participating in a roundtable discussion hosted by Partners for a Competitive Workforce, a United Way workforce development initiative. A number of business and educational leaders from the Cincinnati community joined the discussion on Career and Technical Education (CTE), addressing the impact of drug addiction on workforce parti  more

University of Cincinnati Researchers Say Early Puberty in Girls May Be the New Big Bang Theory for Migraine
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 12 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: * * * - Findings presented at the American Headache Society * * * Adolescent girls who reach puberty at an earlier age may also have a greater chance of developing migraine headaches, according to new research from investigators at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine. "We know that the percentage of girls and boys who have migraine is pretty much the same until menstru  more

University of Toledo: Newly Discovered Molecules Show Promise Targeting and Killing Cancer Stem Cells
TOLEDO, Ohio, July 8 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of Toledo issued the following news release: Scientists at The University of Toledo investigating improvements to a commonly used chemotherapy drug have discovered an entirely new class of cancer-killing agents that show promise in eradicating cancer stem cells. Their findings could prove to be a breakthrough in not only treating tumors, but ensuring cancer doesn't return years later -- giving peace of mind to patients that their illn  more

Watch Communications and Microsoft Announce Partnership to Bring Broadband Internet to Indiana, Ohio and Illinois
REDMOND, Washington, July 9 -- Microsoft, a platform and productivity company, issued the following news release: On Tuesday, Watch Communications and Microsoft Corp. announced an agreement aimed at closing the broadband gap, and the rural digital divide in particular, in the states of Indiana, Ohio and Illinois. The partnership is part of the Microsoft Airband Initiative, which is focused on extending broadband access to three million people in rural America by July 2022. The FCC reports that  more