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State Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday July 21, 2019 ( 46 items )  

5G Accelerated: New PolyOne Formulations for Telecom Equipment
AVON LAKE, Ohio, July 17 -- PolyOne, a provider of specialized polymer materials, issued the following news release: PolyOne today announced it has developed new polymer formulations in response to highly innovative fifth generation (5G) telecommunications network development. These advanced materials will help increase speed to market and design flexibility for 5G base station antenna manufacturers. New customizable Edgetek Formulations for 5G feature specific Dk values and reduced dissipatio  more

AEP Ohio Helps Customers Keep Electric Bills Steady As Summer Temperatures Rise
GAHANNA, Ohio, July 18 -- AEP Ohio issued the following news release: When summer temperatures rise, so can electric bills. AEP Ohio, an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) company, has a program to help spread the cost of heating and cooling over the whole year so residential customers can avoid seasonal bill increases. AEP Ohio's Average Monthly Payment (AMP) plan provides monthly payments on a rolling 12-month average. Each month, the oldest bill is removed from the average and the current   more

Akerman Counsels WM Partners in Acquisition of Ultima Health Products, Inc.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, July 15 -- Akerman, a law firm, issued the following news release: Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, represented WM Partners in its acquisition by HPH II Investments Master Fund, LP ("HPH II"), a private equity fund managed by WM Partners, of Ultima Health Products, Inc. ("Ultima"). Ultima is a provider of sugar-free electrolyte hydration products based in Cortland, Ohio, created for the United States Track & Field distance athletes pa  more

American Electric Power Named Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion for Fourth Consecutive Year
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 17 -- American Electric Power Corp. issued the following news release: American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has been named a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion for the fourth year in a row. The recognition was announced today by Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities, which conduct the Disability Equality Index(R) (DEI), a national benchmarking tool that offers businesses the opportunity to self-report disability inclusion policies a  more

American Electric Power Seeks to Add 1,485 MW of New Wind Generation From Three Wind Facilities in Oklahoma
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 15 -- American Electric Power Corp. issued the following news release: American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) today announced that its Public Service Co. of Oklahoma (PSO) and Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO) companies are seeking regulatory approvals to purchase three wind projects, totaling 1,485 megawatts (MW), that are currently under development in Oklahoma. The projects include a 999-MW wind facility being built north of Weatherford, a 287-MW wind facility being  more

Arizona Democratic Party: Republican AG Denounces ACA Suit, As McSally Fails Arizonans
PHOENIX, Arizona, July 18 -- The Arizona Democratic Party issued the following news release: For months, U.S. Sen. Martha McSally has insisted that it isn't her "role" to stand up for Arizona and oppose the Republican lawsuit that aims to dismantle coverage protections for 2.8 million Arizonans with pre-existing conditions. But that isn't stopping other Republicans from speaking out against Republicans' legal effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act and end its coverage protections. In a n  more

Babcock and Wilcox Volund Turns Over Biomass Energy Project to Customer in Wales
BARBERTON, Ohio, July 15 -- Babcock and Wilcox Enterprises issued the following news release: * * * - Project is Fifth European Engineer-Procure-Construct (EPC) Loss Project Company has Completed and Turned Over to Customers in Recent Months - Volund to Provide Operations and Maintenance Services Under 15-Year Contract * * * Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:BW) (B&W) announced today that its subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Volund A/S (Volund), has successfully turned over a biomass-to-  more

Cintas Corporation Announces Record Fiscal 2019 Results Marks 48th Year of Record Revenue and Net Income in Past 50 Years
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 16 -- 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 reported record revenue and net income for its fiscal 2019 fourth quarter and full year ended May 31, 2019. Revenue for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019 was $1.79 billion, an increase of 7.4% over last year's fourth qu  more

City of Akron: Mayor Horrigan Unveils Unified Office of Integrated Development
AKRON, Ohio, July 16 -- The city of Akron issued the following news release: * * * - New department brings together functions of Planning, Economic Development, Recreation and aspects of Engineering to enhance public life and accelerate economic progress in Akron * * * With tonight's unanimous approval by City Council, Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan is proud to officially unveil the new City of Akron Office of Integrated Development (OID). OID brings together Planning, Economic Development, Recrea  more

Cleveland State University: Legacy Cities
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 18 [TNSresearch] -- Cleveland State University issued the following news release: * * * - A book about Cleveland's history and future * * * A new book by Cleveland State University Professors Dr. Stephanie Ryberg-Webster and Dr. Rosie Tighe seeks to identify and assess current opportunities and challenges for urban centers across the U.S. Legacy Cities: Continuity and Change amid Decline and Revival features research from leading urban policy experts and covers a range   more

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company to Release Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results July 29
FINDLAY, Ohio, July 15 -- Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. issued the following news release: Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB) will announce second quarter 2019 financial results, as well as the company's business outlook, before the U.S. stock markets open on Monday, July 29, 2019. Management will discuss the financial results on a conference call beginning at 10 a.m. EDT that day. Individuals may access a live webcast of the conference call at http://coopertire.com/Investors.aspx or at http  more

Destination Cleveland Meetings and Conventions Update: Q3 2019
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 17 -- Destination Cleveland issued the following news release: * * * - Sporting events, software conferences and content marketing event bring visitors to Northeast Ohio * * * Meeting and convention activity in Northeast Ohio will continue at a strong pace in the third quarter as the region hosts more than 75 meetings and events with over 50,000 expected visitors. Sporting events, software conferences and the world's largest content marketing conference are just a few o  more

FirstEnergy Corp. Declares Unchanged Common Stock Dividend
AKRON, Ohio, July 16 -- FirstEnergy issued the following news release: The Board of Directors of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today declared an unchanged quarterly dividend of 38 cents per share of outstanding common stock. The dividend will be payable September 1, 2019, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 7, 2019. FirstEnergy is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's largest investo  more

FirstEnergy Extends Title Sponsorship With All-American Soap Box Derby
AKRON, Ohio, July 17 -- FirstEnergy issued the following news release: The All-American Soap Box Derby announced today that FirstEnergy Corp. is extending its title partnership for five years, continuing the relationship between the two Akron-based institutions that began in 2012. The extension was announced during "race week" activities surrounding the 82nd FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby, with more than 400 boys and girls in Akron from throughout the United States, Canada and Japan t  more

FirstEnergy Issues Financials for Second Quarter of 2019
AKRON, Ohio, July 16 -- FirstEnergy issued the following news release: FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) will release financial results for the second quarter of 2019 after markets close on Tuesday, July 23. These results will be discussed by FirstEnergy management during a conference call with financial analysts at 10 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 24. A question-and-answer session will follow. Investors, customers and other interested parties are invited to listen to a live webcast of the call and   more

FirstEnergy Ohio Utilities to Return Tax Savings to Customers and Invest in Grid Modernization
AKRON, Ohio, July 17 -- FirstEnergy issued the following news release: FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) Ohio utilities - Ohio Edison, Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company and Toledo Edison - announced today that the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) approved a comprehensive settlement agreement that will return additional savings to customers related to federal income tax law changes and includes investments to modernize the electric distribution system with advanced automation equipm  more

Goodyear Declares Dividend on Common Stock
AKRON, Ohio, July 15 -- Goodyear Tire and Rubber issued the following news release: Directors of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company have declared a quarterly dividend of 16 cents per share of common stock. The dividend is payable Sept. 3, 2019, to shareholders of record on Aug. 1, 2019. The payout represents an annual rate of 64 cents per share. Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 facilities in 21 countries   more

Goodyear Tire and Rubber Issues Financials for Second Quarter of 2019
AKRON, Ohio, July 17 -- Goodyear Tire and Rubber issued the following news release: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company will report second quarter 2019 financial results on Friday, July 26, to be followed by an investor conference call at 9:30 a.m. Prior to the commencement of the call, the company will post the financial and other related information that will be presented on its investor relations website: http://investor.goodyear.com. Investors, members of the media and other interested per  more

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated Declares 7% Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend on Its Common Stock and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividends on Its Preferred Stocks
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 19 -- Huntington Bancshares issued the following news release: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (www.huntington.com) announced that the Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on the company's common stock (Nasdaq: HBAN) of $0.15 per common share, up $0.01, or 7%, from the prior quarter. The common stock cash dividend is payable October 1, 2019, to shareholders of record on September 17, 2019. "The Board is pleased to be able to reward our shareholders with  more

Lincoln Electric Offers Greater Control With the New LN-25X
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 18 -- Lincoln Electric, a company that specializes in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding solutions and robotic welding and cutting systems, issued the following news release: Lincoln Electric(R) introduces the new LN-25X(TM), a portable industrial wire feeder with CrossLinc(R) and True Voltage Technology(TM) (TVT(TM)). Designed for construction, pipe, metal fabrication, shipbuilding and rental fleet applications, this product provides greater control wi  more

Lincoln Electric Releases the 4th Generation of VIKING 2450 and 3350 Series Welding Helme...
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 16 -- Lincoln Electric, a company that specializes in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding solutions and robotic welding and cutting systems, issued the following news release: Lincoln Electric(R) has launched the next generation in professional auto darkening welding helmets. The new VIKING(TM) 2450 and 3350 Series welding helmets feature industry leading 4C(R) optics, innovative headgear to improve comfort and a low-profile external grind button to incr  more

Marijuana Use May Not Make Parents More 'Chill'
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 18 [TNSsociologyresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Pot linked to more use of all kinds of discipline * * * Sorry, marijuana moms and dads: Using pot may not make you a more relaxed parent, at least when it comes to how you discipline your children. A study of California parents found that current marijuana users administered more discipline techniques of all kinds to their children on average than did non-users. That includes everythin  more

New Director Named for Kent State University's Advanced Materials & Liquid Crystal Institute
KENT, Ohio, July 16 -- Kent State University issued the following news: Think about liquid crystals and a flat screen television may be the first item that comes to mind. Yet the future of liquid crystal science will see it pairing more strongly with biology than displays, predicts the new head of Kent State University's Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute. Torsten Hegmann, Ph.D., was named the new director of the institute, effective July 1, having been selected for his research a  more

Ohio A.G. Yost Joins 37 AGs Urging FDA to Partner With States for Consumers of Cannabis-Derived Products
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 17 -- Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following news release: Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today joined a coalition of 37 attorneys general urging federal cooperation with states to protect consumers from false advertising and harms to their health from products containing cannabis or cannabis-derived compounds, including cannabidiol (CBD). In a public comment filed with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the attorneys general highlight the need for rese  more

Ohio Department of Higher Education: Governor DeWine Signs 'Student-Focused' Ohio Budget Into Law
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 18 -- The Ohio Department of Higher Education issued the following news release: * * * - Chancellor cites increase in scholarships, need-based aid for students among key budget strengths * * * Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed into law Ohio's new biennial operating budget today. Chancellor Randy Gardner calls the new budget student focused and a positive investment in Ohio's future. "After 33 years in the General Assembly and 16 budgets, this may be the most student-focu  more

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Distributing $485K of Federal Funds to 18 Counties
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 17 -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued the following news: The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is distributing more than $485,000 of federal funds to 18 counties, which will primarily go toward improving schools and roads. Counties receiving funding include Athens, Delaware, Gallia, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Monroe, Morgan, Noble, Perry, Scioto, Vinton, Washington, Licking, Mahoning, Portage, Stark and Trumbull. "Sensible management of Ohio's n  more

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry Deploys Wildfire Crew to Alaska
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 19 -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued the following news: The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Forestry deployed a 20-person multiagency team to Alaska last week for a wildfire suppression assignment at the 45,000-acre Bergman Creek Fire in the north central part of the state. The crew will be fighting lightning-caused wildfires and providing structure protection for nearby cabins and villages. "Our state's team of firefighters and su  more

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Focused on Investing in Ohio's Natural Wonders
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 18 -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued the following news: The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is focusing its FY20-21 budget priorities on protecting and investing in Ohio's natural wonders and resources across the state, including state parks, preserves, wildlife, and water resources, to improve the quality of life for all Ohio citizens. "We're excited for all the possibilities created by this budget to strengthen and improve the future of Ohio  more

Ohio EPA Approves Greene County Biosolids Storage Ponds
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 19 -- The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: Ohio EPA has issued a permit-to-install for Dovetail Energy LLC to build two biosolids storage ponds at its facility in Greene County. The company plans to build two biosolids storage ponds adjacent to its 1156 Herr Road, Fairborn biodigester. Combined, the ponds will be able to store up to 32 million gallons of biosolids. The material would be stored in the ponds after treatment in the facil  more

Ohio Gov. DeWine Signs Ohio Budget That Invests in Ohio's Future
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 18 -- Gov. Mike DeWine, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed Am. Sub. House Bill 166, Ohio's FY'20-'21 general operating budget, into law. "I am proud that this budget will significantly impact the lives of Ohioans through its unprecedented investments," said Governor DeWine. "It lays the groundwork for a better Ohio for generations to come. This budget will lead to healthier children, stronger families, safer communities, an enhanced  more

Ohio Secretary of State LaRose Issues Statement on Campaign Finance Bill
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 18 -- Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose issued the following statement on the signing of legislation (S.B. 107) sponsored by Ohio State Sen. Michael Rulli, R-Salem, that is designed to enhance transparency by allowing campaign finance reports for local candidates to be filed electronically with county boards of elections. "Voters deserve to know who is funding campaigns. "By bringing far better transparency into local government campaign finance, we're shining a light   more

Ohio Secretary of State: At the Half-Year Mark, Ohio on Pace to Set Record for Most New Business Filings in State History
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 18 -- Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose issued the following news release: Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose today announced 9,935 new entities filed to do business in Ohio in June. With nearly 70,000 new business entities created in the first six months, Ohio is almost 3,000 filings ahead of last year's record-setting pace. "Now more than ever, Ohio is becoming the place to be to start a business," said LaRose. "Our office is already implementing innovative, excitin  more

Ohio State Reps. Brent, Robinson Issue Joint Statement on Veto of Budget Provision That Limits Money for Local School Districts
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 18 -- The Ohio House Democrats issued the following joint statement by State Reps. Juanita Brent, D-Cleveland, and Phil Robinson, D-Solon, applauding Gov. Mike DeWine's veto of a provision within the state budget (H.B. 166) that would limit the ability of school districts to raise operating funds through local property taxes: "Brent spoke on the House floor Wednesday about the impact the provision would have on Orange City Schools, located in her district, which would have   more

Ohio State University: Supernova Observation First Of Its Kind Using NASA Satellite
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 17 [TNSscienceresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Data from NASA and Ohio State offer new clues about why stars explode * * * When NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite launched into space in April 2018, it did so with a specific goal: to search the universe for new planets. But in recently published research, a team of astronomers at The Ohio State University showed that the survey, nicknamed TESS, could also be used to monitor   more

Ohio State University: Turning University Research Into Commercial Products
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 15 -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Five Ohio State teams complete I-Corps@Ohio program * * * Five faculty-led teams from The Ohio State University are one step closer to possibly commercializing the research they developed here on campus. The teams successfully completed the 2019 I-Corps@Ohio program. The eight-week program aims to help selected faculty and student teams to determine if their intellectual property - such as a new technology -  more

Ohio University Invests in New Academic Innovation Strategy
ATHENS, Ohio, July 19 -- Ohio University issued the following news release: * * * - Dr. Brad Cohen to serve as University's Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer * * * As OHIO pursues bold action now and in the years ahead to redefine what it means to be a nationally-recognized, comprehensive public university, Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis and Executive Vice President and Provost Chaden Djalali announce a reorganization to create the Strategy and Innovation Office (SIO). The SIO  more

Ohio University Libraries Awarded Grant to Develop Southeast Asia Digital Library
ATHENS, Ohio, July 15 -- Ohio University issued the following news release: Ohio University Libraries has been awarded a $1.2 million grant to develop the Southeast Asia Digital Library in collaboration with 14 other institutions. The five-year grant was awarded by the Henry Luce Foundation. The project will update the Southeast Asia Digital Library with a new generation of digital initiatives and expand its collection of materials to further enhance studies of Southeast Asia, including langua  more

Ohio University: Portsfuture Program Supports Sen. Brown's Summer Manufacturing Camp in Jackson Jackson, Ohio
ATHENS, Ohio, July 16 -- Ohio University issued the following news release: * * * - Ohio University's Voinovich School Of Leadership And Public Affairs Portsfuture Program Was Invited By U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown's Office to SU. * * * Ohio University's Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs PORTSfuture program was invited by U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown's office to support a summer manufacturing camp in Jackson, Ohio, one of the annual camps held throughout Ohio. These camps encou  more

Ohioans Have Lost More Than One Million Years of Life Due to Drug Overdose Since 2009
ATHENS, Ohio, July 18 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Ohio University issued the following news release: * * * - New Ohio University study reveals the scope of time lost with friends, family members due to overdose * * * The drug addiction epidemic continues to plague the country, and thousands of lives are cut short each year due to overdose. Tragically, when a person's life ends prematurely, much of their potential impact on the world is lost as well. This includes both lost benefits to society an  more

OverDrive: Take Audiobooks on the Road With Libby and Apple CarPlay
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 16 -- OverDrive issued the following news release: Traveling in the car during summer vacations or rush hour can be tedious, but now drivers can enjoy listening to audiobooks more easily and safely than ever - and for free. Libby, the award-winning one-tap reading app available from 90 percent of public libraries in North America, is now compatible with Apple(R) CarPlay. This feature allows iPhone(R) users with a valid library card to quickly access and control audiobooks   more

Owens Community College: Ramadevi Kannan Receives 2019 Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs Teaching Excellence Award
TOLEDO, Ohio, July 19 -- Owens Community College issued the following news release: Ramadevi Kannan, professor of accounting, has been named a regional recipient of the 2019 Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Teaching Excellence Award. The ACBSP recognizes individuals each year who exemplify teaching excellence in the classroom. Professor Kannan was honored, along with other regional recipients, at the 2019 ACBSP Conference in Houston, Texas in June. She received a  more

Parker Aerospace Fuel Atomization Nozzles Selected by Vericor Power Systems for Use on TF50F Gas Turbine Engine
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 16 -- Parker Hannifin issued the following news release: Parker Aerospace, a business segment of Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that its Gas Turbine Fuel Systems PowerGen Division was awarded the fuel atomization nozzle and dual fuel manifold assembly for Vericor Power Systems' TF50F oil field gas turbine. The newly designed fuel nozzle and manifold assembly will be produced using additive manuf  more

State Rep. Sykes Issues Statement on Passage of State Budget
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 17 -- The Ohio House Democrats issued the following statement by State Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes, D-Akron, on the passage of the state budget (H.B. 166): * * * - Vote split as compromise fails to build on House-passed wins for working people * * * The vote follows more than two weeks of Republican dysfunction and gridlock, which forced lawmakers to pass a short-term funding extension before finally compromising on a long-term deal late Tuesday. Sykes also sent a letter* t  more

Washington Attorney Agnes Dover Named Board Chair at Baldwin Wallace University
BEREA, Ohio, July 15 -- Baldwin-Wallace College issued the following news: Agnes P. Dover, senior counsel in the global law firm of Hogan Lovells, LLP, has been named chair of the Baldwin Wallace University Board of Trustees effective July 1. The term runs through June 30, 2023. Dover joined what was then Hogan & Hartson in 1997 after serving the U.S. Department of Energy as deputy general counsel for procurement and technology transfer, advising the department's senior management on procureme  more

Working Mother Honors BakerHostetler as One of the 'Best Law Firms for Women'
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 16 -- BakerHostetler, a law firm, issued the following news release: BakerHostetler is pleased to announce that the firm was honored in Working Mother's 12th annual "Best Law Firms for Women" list today, recognizing firms that utilize best practices in recruiting, retaining, promoting and developing women lawyers. The firm was among the 60 firms that earned spots on this year's list. For the third year, Working Mother collaborated with the ABA Journal as a knowledge partne  more

Working Mother Honors Squire Patton Boggs Among 'Best Law Firms For Women'
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 16 -- Squire Patton Boggs issued the following news: Squire Patton Boggs has been named to Working Mother magazine's 2019 "Best Law Firms for Women." This annual list recognizes 60 firms that utilize best practices in recruiting, retaining, promoting and developing women lawyers. "Squire Patton Boggs has long embraced diversity in the profession and within our firm, and we are honored to be selected by Working Mother as a firm that supports and values an inclusive work en  more