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State Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday October 06, 2019 ( 62 items )  

Cintas Ignites Fire Extinguisher Education in October
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 1 -- 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: In 2017, approximately 120,000 non-residential fires in the U.S. caused $2.8 billion worth of property damage, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). National Fire Prevention Week(TM) is Oct. 6-12, and Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) is  more

City of Akron: Mayor Horrigan to Continue Successful Late Night Basketball Program With Fall League
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 1 -- The city of Akron issued the following news release: * * * - City of Akron initiative aimed at empowering young adults kicks off again on October 21st * * * Thanks to the success and popularity of the summer midnight basketball program, Mayor Dan Horrigan has announced that the City of Akron will be hosting a fall league to begin on October 21st. The restored program, which has been re-named "Late Night Basketball," is an outcome of the Youth Violence Prevention Strate  more

City of Columbus Receives Certificate for Most Water Conserved
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 1 -- Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther issued the following news release: The City of Columbus was presented with a certificate from the Wyland Foundation for being the winner in the 8th Annual Wyland National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation by pledging to reduce its water use by 65.4 million gallons over the next year. Scott Creech, executive director of the Wyland Foundation, presented the certificate to Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther. "Our residents know the v  more

Cleveland State University Joins National Effort Designed to Increase Degree Attainment
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 3 -- Cleveland State University issued the following news release: Cleveland State University is part of a statewide partnership, led by College Now Greater Cleveland, that has been selected to join Degrees When Due. This national initiative, sponsored by the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), seeks to assist students who have some college credits to complete their degrees. Ohio is one of twenty states participating in Degrees When Due, which disseminates best   more

Cooper Tire Announces New Roadmaster Steer Tire
FINDLAY, Ohio, Oct. 1 -- Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. issued the following news release: Cooper Tire's Roadmaster brand has a new tire in its commercial long-haul lineup - the Roadmaster RM832 EM(TM) steer tire. The new tire is SmartWay verified and blends excellent fuel efficiency with long miles to removal due to 18/32nds of tread depth, as well as an improved tread design and advanced rubber compound. According to Gary Schroeder, Executive Director of Cooper's Global Truck and Bus Tire Business  more

Cooper Tire Unveils New National Ad Campaign Introducing Trusted Tire Advisor Uncle Cooper
FINDLAY, Ohio, Sept. 30 -- Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. issued the following news release: Cooper Tire today unveiled a new national ad campaign that introduces drivers everywhere to a trusted source of tire advice - Uncle Cooper. Personifying a no-nonsense relative who is expert in all things automotive, Uncle Cooper will never steer drivers wrong about the right tires. The new campaign debuts today, and includes television spots on MotorTrend, DIY Network and HGTV, as well as digital and print ad  more

Cuyahoga County: Magistrate Judy Jackson-Winston Elected as Domestic Relations Practice Chair
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Sept. 30 -- Cuyahoga County issued the following news release, dated Sept. 26: "Magistrate Judy Jackson-Winston was elected as Chair of the Domestic Relations Practice Area of the Ohio Association of Magistrates at their 2019 Fall Conference. "As such she will help plan the continuing legal education for the DR Practice Area at future Spring and Fall Conferences. She will also sit on the OAM Board of Trustees. "Magistrate Jackson-Winston follows in the footsteps of Judge Palo  more

E.W. Scripps: Newsy Uncovers a Broken Justice System for Sexual Assault Survivors on Tribal Lands
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 4 -- The E.W. Scripps, a broadcasting company, issued the following news release: Over the course of an 18-month investigation into prosecutions of sexual assault on tribal lands, Newsy reporters uncovered breakdowns in the federal and tribal criminal justice systems so severe that sexual perpetrators often received minimal or no punishment and survivors were left with little justice. More than half of American Indian and Alaska Native women report having experienced sex  more

Fifth Third Bank to Sponsor University of Dayton Athletics
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 1 -- Fifth Third Bancorp, a financial services company, issued the following news release: Fifth Third Bank today announced a multiyear agreement to be an official sponsor of the University of Dayton Athletics. The partnership will include signage at UD arena, special fan experiences at men's and women's basketball games and community events, Fifth Third Bank ATMs, digital advertising and more. "Our new partnership with the University of Dayton Athletics is part of our o  more

FirstEnergy Ohio Utilities Launch Request for Proposal for 2019 Solar and Renewable Energy Credits
AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 30 -- FirstEnergy issued the following news release: FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to purchase both Ohio-compliant Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs) and Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) for its Ohio utilities - Ohio Edison, The Illuminating Company and Toledo Edison. The purchases will help meet the companies' 2019 renewable energy targets established under Ohio's alternative energy law. SRECs and RECs sought in this RFP must be e  more

Forbes Names Dinsmore Among 29 Best Labor & Employment Firms in America
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 3 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Forbes has named Dinsmore & Shohl LLP among the nation's best law firms for labor and employment practice in its inaugural America's Top Corporate Law Firms list. Of the more than 400,000 law firms across the country, 243 made the list, and a mere 29 were recognized for their labor and employment work. The list was compiled by Forbes in partnership with market research company Statista, based on the   more

Franklin County Stand-Out Inducted Into OSU College of Social Work Hall of Fame
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 3 -- Franklin County issued the following news: Franklin County Commissioner's Justice Policy and Programs employee Dr. Patrice Palmer will be inducted into The Ohio State, College of Social Work Alumni Hall of Fame at a ceremony starting at 11:30 a.m. Friday at The Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43210. Dr. Palmer serves as a Reentry Support Specialist for Franklin County Office of Justice Policy and Programs. Through her out-of-the-box thinking an  more

Frantz Ward Partner Keith Ashmus: Recipient of Dame Cicely Saunders Blue Diamond Award from Hospice of Western Reserve
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 4 -- Frantz Ward, a law firm, issued the following news: Frantz Ward is pleased to share that Keith Ashmus, Partner in the firm's Labor & Employment Practice, is the recipient of the Dame Cicely Saunders Blue Diamond Award selected by Hospice of the Western Reserve. This award is named after the founder of the modern hospice movement and is being awarded based on Keith's similar vision and spirit advocating for hospice patients for more than 40 years. This award will be pr  more

GE and Lufthansa Technik Celebrate Grand Opening of XEOS Joint Venture
EVENDALE, Ohio, Sept. 30 -- G.E. Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, issued the following news release: GE Aviation and Lufthansa Technik celebrated the grand opening of its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) joint venture XEOS today located in Sroda Slaska, Poland near Wroclaw. The new 350,000 sq. ft. facility will perform MRO on GEnx-2B and GE9X engines and is owned and operated by Lufthansa Technik (51%) and GE Aviation (49%). The grand opening was attended by representatives of  more

Goodyear Marks 75 Years at Proving Grounds With Facility Expansion
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 2 -- Goodyear Tire and Rubber issued the following news release: As it celebrates its 75th year of tire testing operations in San Angelo, Texas, things are not slowing down for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Two new expansion projects at the facility further establish North America's largest tire company as committed to performance evaluation in segments as diverse as sports cars to earthmover trucks. Goodyear has added a second vehicle dynamics area - a 324,000 square f  more

Goodyear Surprises 2019 College Football Hall of Famer London Fletcher With Blimp Experience to Kick Off 'Headed to the Hall' Sweepstakes
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 2 -- Goodyear Tire and Rubber issued the following news release: * * * - Fans can enter the sweepstakes for a chance to win their own VIP hall of fame experience * * * During College Football Hall of Fame inductee London Fletcher's recent return to northeast Ohio, Goodyear staged a surprise reunion with an influential figure from his past for a trip down memory lane, delivered by another inductee - the Goodyear Blimp. The blimp is the first non-player or coach to be recogni  more

Hexion Accelerating Growth of Its Newest Coatings Products by Entering Latin American Market
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 30 -- Hexion, a chemical company, issued the following news release: Hexion Inc. ("Hexion" or the "Company") continues to gain traction with its newly released coatings products. The Company will launch its latest high-performance epoxy dispersion, EPI-REZ(TM) Resin 7720-W-50 and a hybrid epoxy/polysiloxane resin, EPOSIL(TM) Resin 5550, in the Latin American market at the ABRAFATI trade show from Oct. 1-3 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. When combined with EPIKURE(TM) Curing Agent 6  more

Hylant Group: Business Insurance Names Anne Marie Towle a Winner of Women to Watch Awards
TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 2 -- Hylant Group, a brokerage firm, issued the following news release: Business Insurance magazine on Monday named Hylant Global Captive Solutions Leader Anne Marie Towle as a 2019 winner of its annual Women to Watch Awards. Business Insurance started the program in 2006 to recognize women leaders doing outstanding work in risk management and commercial insurance. Nominated by readers based on their accomplishments, expertise, leadership and future prospects, honorees are s  more

Johnson & Johnson Reaches Settlement Agreement With Two Ohio Counties Ahead of Upcoming Opioid Trial
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey, Oct. 2 -- Johnson and Johnson issued the following news release: * * * - Company acted responsibly with its products and the settlement is not an admission of liability $10 million settlement payment and additional commitments address all claims of the two counties - Company remains open to negotiating a viable, broader resolution to outstanding cases * * * Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) and its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies today announced a settlement agreemen  more

Kansas Gov. Kelly Announces Appointments to the Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission
TOPEKA, Kansas, Oct. 1 -- Gov. Laura Kelly, D-Kansas, issued the following news: Governor Kelly reappointed Pete Meitzner and Chris Herrick to the Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission. The commission brings together state leaders from across the region to advocate for passenger rail improvements and to promote, coordinate and support regional improvements to passenger rail service. The commission is comprised of leaders from Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Nort  more

Lincoln Electric Launches New Flextec 350X PowerConnect
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 2 -- 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 Flextec(R) 350X PowerConnect(R) with CrossLinc(R) technology - a reliable and flexible multi-process electric welder that automatically connects to any power input worldwide from 200-600V input. This allows for the welder to be plugged in and u  more

Louisville Native Chase Cunningham Joins Dinsmore & Shohl
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 3 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has welcomed associate Chase Cunningham to the firm's Louisville office. He will practice with both the immigration and labor and employment groups. Cunningham is a 2018 graduate of the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. Before joining Dinsmore, he worked as a judicial term clerk for United States Magistrate Judge Colin H. Lindsay in the Western District of  more

Marietta College Appoints Linda Lockhart Director of Communication Resource Center, Oral Communication Program
MARIETTA, Ohio, Oct. 3 -- Marietta College issued the following news release: Dr. Linda Lockhart has been named Director of the Communication Resource Center and Oral Communication Program. Lockhart, who worked in higher education marketing and communications prior to coming to Marietta College, is excited to share her administrative expertise with students in an academic setting. She also plans to work with others on campus to raise awareness about the Communication Center services available   more

Marietta College: Author of 'The Death of Expertise' to Kick Off Economic Roundtable Speakers
MARIETTA, Ohio, Oct. 2 -- Marietta College issued the following news release: Dr. Thomas Nichols, Professor of National Security Affairs at the Naval War College, will speak about his most recent book, "The Death of Expertise" as part of the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Monday, October 21st at the Grand Pointe Convention Center in Vienna, West Virginia. Nichols is also an adjunct at the U.S. Air Force School of Strategic Force Studies and the Harvard Extension School. He is   more

Meeting of Ohio Physiological Society at Wright State Abundant With Research
KENT, Ohio, Oct. 3 -- Wright State University issued the following news: About 150 students and faculty conducting physiology and biomedical research at universities around the state gathered at Wright State University to showcase their work. The 34th annual meeting of the Ohio Physiological Society was held at the Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine on Sept. 20-21. Wright State researchers were joined by those from The Ohio State University, University of Cincinnati, University of Toled  more

National Lab Day at University of Toledo to Fuel Region's Engagement With Preeminent Scientists, World-Class Facilities
TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 3 -- The University of Toledo issued the following news release: For the first time, The University of Toledo will host National Lab Day to connect students and researchers with scientists from U.S. Department of Energy national laboratories and explore opportunities for additional partnerships. The event to enhance northwest Ohio's collaborations to make discoveries, find innovative solutions and create groundbreaking technology is Thursday and Friday, Oct. 10 and 11 on the  more

NuWaves Engineering: High Power Switched Filter Bank Options for RF Communications and Electronic Warfare Applications
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, Oct. 2 -- NuWaves Engineering, supplier of radio frequency and microwave solutions for military, government and industrial customers, issued the following information: A Switched Filter Bank is a device that combines switches and filters to provide user-selectable frequency channels. Switched filter banks are beneficial to Radio Frequency (RF) communication systems and are utilized in both receivers and transmitters to reduce signal interference from harmonics, spurious emissi  more

Ohio Democratic Party: The Portman-Trump-Ukraine Timeline
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 1 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: The co-chair of the Senate Ukraine Caucus said he was "running around" and couldn't find time last week to read the whistleblower's nine-page memo about Donald Trump's conduct with Ukraine -- but a review of Rob Portman's statements and actions over the past year raise questions about how much he already knew about the complaint's allegations of corruption. "Most of the members of the House and Senate appear to be c  more

Ohio Democratic Party: Trump - 'Rob Portman Backed Me Up' on Ukraine
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 2 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: Last week Sen. Rob Portman, the co-chair of the Senate Ukraine Caucus, played dumb when asked about the whistleblower's explosive allegations about Donald Trump trying to shake down the Ukrainian president for a personal favor -- but today Trump told the world how Portman "backed me up" on his decision-making on Ukraine. "It's obvious from the timeline of events and the president's statement today that Rob Portman w  more

Ohio Dems to Host DNC Chair Tom Perez, 2020 Contenders For State Dinner
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 30 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: The Ohio Democratic Party today announced Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez and 2020 contenders Julian Castro, Amy Klobuchar, Tim Ryan and Tom Steyer as confirmed speakers for their annual State Dinner at the Greater Columbus Convention Center on Sunday, Oct. 13, just days before the next Democratic presidential primary debate in Ohio. "It will be all eyes on Ohio as our 2020 presidential candidates co  more

Ohio Department of Education: Norwood Middle School Teacher Named Ohio Teacher of the Year
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 4 -- The Ohio Department of Education issued the following news release: Citing her passion to lift up her students and nurture a love of learning, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria surprised students and staff at Norwood Middle School by announcing Leila Kubesch's selection as Ohio's 2020 Teacher of the Year. "Leila Kubesch taps into her students' interests and passions and enables them to reach their full potential," said Superintendent DeMaria. "S  more

Ohio Department of Higher Education: Governor DeWine Declares October FAFSA Completion Month in Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 30 -- The Ohio Department of Higher Education issued the following news release: Governor Mike DeWine has declared October FAFSA Completion Month in Ohio, stressing the importance of having students complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid to apply for funding for their postsecondary education. "I believe every Ohio child should have the opportunity to achieve their dream," Governor DeWine said. "Completing the FAFSA, pursuing other scholarships, and having  more

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Designates Cuyahoga River 13th State Water Trail
CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio, Oct. 4 -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued the following news: Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz designated the Cuyahoga River Water Trail as Ohio's 13th state water trail today in a public ceremony at Water Works Park in Cuyahoga Falls. The trail's designation coincides with the 50th anniversary of the last burning of the river. The event celebrated years of work by the Cuyahoga River Water Trail Partners, a grassroots collabo  more

Ohio Department of Natural Resources: Governor DeWine Announces 31,000-Acre Public Land Acquisition
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 2 -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued the following news: Governor Mike DeWine today announced the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and American Electric Power (AEP) have reached an agreement that will secure more than 31,000 acres of public land in perpetuity for conservation and outdoor recreation. The land is in Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, and Guernsey counties in eastern Ohio and will be acquired in parcels over the next two years. "This is an h  more

Ohio EPA Meeting Set for Olentangy River Bridge Project
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 3 -- The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: * * * - Information Session and Hearing Scheduled Oct. 17, 2019 * * * Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing to discuss the Delaware County Engineer's bridge reconstruction project over the Olentangy River and the addition of three lanes to Home Road. An information session will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Delaware County Public Library - Orange Branch, 7171 Gooding Boulevard,  more

Ohio Gov. DeWineL InnovateOhio, ODOT Issue Statewide Broadband Report
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 30 -- Gov. Mike DeWine, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: InnovateOhio, in partnership with the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), today issued a statewide broadband access report. The report is a compilation of responses the state received to the broadband request for information (RFI) as well as individual stakeholder interviews. The initial RFI on broadband expansion was issued on June 20, 2019. "My administration is committed to making sure broadband i  more

Ohio House Democrats Call for Reversal of Voter Purge Before Voter Reg Deadline
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 4 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information: * * * - Lawmakers decry error-filled untrustworthy process * * * Ohio House Democrats today sent a letter to Secretary of State Frank LaRose calling on him to reverse most of the voter purge that has occurred over the last past several weeks. Errors in the process have been continually revealed and the status of each person on the "last chance" list is still unknown. The deadline to register to vote is Monday, O  more

Ohio House Democrats Lawmakers Urge Action on Ohio Fairness Act
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 2 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Reps. Emilia Strong Sykes, D-Akron, and Michael Skindell, D-Lakewood: * * * - Call follows Speaker's decision to refuse protections for LGBTQ+ employees in new HR directive * * * House Democratic Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) and Rep. Michael Skindell (D-Lakewood) joined Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein and Equality Ohio today to urge action on the Ohio Fairness Act to protect LGBT  more

Ohio House Democrats Urge Action on Gun Safety, Detail Next Steps of Ohio Promise Strategy
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 2 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information: House Democratic lawmakers today held a press conference detailing the next steps of their Ohio Promise legislative campaign. Democrats said safety and security issues, including commonsense gun safety, are top priorities as the state legislature returns for its fall session dates. "Democrats are committed to working together to continue delivering results for Ohio taxpayers that renew our promise of safer schools  more

Ohio Secretary of State LaRose Issues Statement on Passage of Cybersecurity Legislation
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 3 -- Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose issued the following after the Ohio House unanimously passed cybersecurity legislation (S.B. 52). This legislation is sponsored by State Senator Theresa Gavarone (R- Bowling Green). It now returns to the Ohio Senate for concurrence. "Make no mistake -- our enemies, both foreign and domestic, are working every single day to break into our computer systems. "We have to be prepared, and with the creation of Ohio's Cyber Reserve we wi  more

Ohio State Auditor Faber Announces September Auditor of State Award Recipients
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 3 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: Auditor of State Keith Faber is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports in September. - Columbiana County Land Reutilization (Columbiana County) - City of Bay Village (Cuyahoga County) - City of Wilmington (Clinton County) - Delaware Area Transit Authority (Delaware County) - Cuyahoga Co. Land Reutilization (Cuyahoga County)   more

Ohio State Auditor Faber Corrects a $5,457 Overpayment by Eastland Preparatory Academy
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 3 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: Auditor of State Keith Faber today released the fiscal year 2018 audit of Eastland Preparatory Academy (Franklin County), which indicated that the academy overpaid their lessor, Obermiller LLC by $5,457. "As recipients of taxpayer dollars, community schools must be sure they are paying the correct amount on their lease payments," said Auditor Faber. "I am issuing a finding for recovery so that taxpayers  more

Ohio State Auditor: Audit Finds Former Fiscal Officer of Village of South Bloomfield Improperly Spent $1,305
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 3 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: Auditor of State Keith Faber today released the audit of the Village of South Bloomfield (Pickaway County) for fiscal years 2016 and 2017, which finds that the former fiscal officer, Iris Darst, improperly spent $1,305 of village funds. "Ohioans expect their local government to take care of their tax dollars," Auditor Faber said. "Every village must have checks and balances surrounding employees authori  more

Ohio State Reps. Lepore-Hagan, Sobecki Introduce Legislation Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 3 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Reps. Michele Lepore-Hagan, D-Youngstown, and Lisa Sobecki, D-Toledo: * * * - Bill gives victims lease agreement flexibility * * * State Reps. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) and Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) today recognized October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month and announced the introduction of House Bill (HB) 351, legislation allowing tenants to terminate their rental agreement if   more

Ohio State University: Finding 'Magic Angle' to Create New Superconductor
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 3 [TNSenergyresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Study suggests potential role for graphene in moving electricity * * * Researchers at The Ohio State University, in collaboration with scientists around the world, have made a discovery that could provide new insights into how superconductors might move energy more efficiently to power homes, industries and vehicles. Their work, published last week in the journal Science Advances, showed t  more

Ohio State University: How Texas Puma Saved Florida Panther
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 4 [TNSbiologyresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Uncovering the genetic details of a conservation success story * * * Scientists have pieced together the first complete picture of the Florida panther genome - work that could serve to protect that endangered population and other endangered species going forward. Florida panthers are the only documented population of pumas (Puma concolor) found east of the Mississippi River. In the mid-1  more

Scripps Relaunches Award-Winning Political Show 'The Race' Ahead of 2020 Election
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 3 -- The E.W. Scripps, a broadcasting company, issued the following news release: The E.W. Scripps Company's (NASDAQ: SSP) award-winning Sunday political news show "The Race" is back this fall to bring viewers a balanced, in-depth look at the issues shaping the 2020 presidential election. The 30-minute weekly show, hosted by Chris Stewart, anchor for Scripps' national newscast "The Now," travels coast to coast and border to border each week to report from Main Street USA  more

Squire Patton Boggs: Aneca E. Lasley Inducted as American College of Trial Lawyers Fellow
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 3 -- Squire Patton Boggs issued the following news: Squire Patton Boggs trial lawyer and partner Aneca E. Lasley has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America. Ms. Lasley was honored at a special induction ceremony during the 2019 Annual Meeting of the College in Vancouver, British Columbia. Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation-only to experienced trial lawyers who have mastered  more

Top Teams Play Here: No. 3 Georgia, No. 4 Ohio State, No. 5 LSU, No. 6 Oklahoma, No. 8 Wisconsin All on ESPN's Networks in Week 6
BRISTOL, Connecticut, Sept. 30 -- ESPN, a sports media company, issued the following news release: The first Saturday in October features nearly every top team playing on an ESPN network throughout the day, beginning with No. 5 LSU, No. 6 Oklahoma, No. 8 Wisconsin and No. 12 Penn State all in the noon window. The trend continues into the late afternoon with No. 11 Texas and in prime-time where No. 4 Ohio State plays its first ranked opponent of the season in No. 25 Michigan State and No. 3 Geor  more

UC Health Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Expands West Chester Clinic
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 30 -- U.C. Health, a network of hospitals operated by the University of Cincinnati, issued the following news release: To meet the growing needs of the Butler County community, UC Health has expanded its Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine clinic located on the campus of West Chester Hospital. The four-month, nearly $1 million project added eight new exam rooms and allows UC Health Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine to accommodate additional physicians and expanded clinic hours   more

University of Akron Faculty Awarded $1.3M Grant to Improve Treatment for Users and Families Affected By Opioid Use Disorder
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 3 [TNSgrantsresearch] -- The University of Akron issued the following news release: Ohio is currently second in the country for fatal drug overdoses. The impact of addiction is devastating and reaches far beyond the user. That's why a team of faculty from The University of Akron is partnering with colleagues from Drexel University to address treatment gaps, determined to help affected families deal with the impact of trauma caused by the opioid abuse. The project, "Interdisci  more

University of Akron Law Student's IP Prowess Adds Value in Biotech Internship
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 1 -- The University of Akron issued the following news release: A new six-week internship program last summer at Northeast Ohio Medical University's (NEOMED) biotechnology business incubator provided a unique opportunity for graduate students studying medicine, pharmacy, public health and law to learn about commercializing medical innovations. Just ask third-year Akron Law student Rehan Peerzada: He was one of 10 interns selected to be part of the inaugural cohort. Peerzada   more

University of Cincinnati Experts Research Going Keto to Fight Cancer
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 1 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: * * * - Scientists are studying whether an Atkins-type ketogenic diet could help make treatments for glioblastoma more effective * * * Every living thing needs food, but to Rekha Chaudhary, MD, food is life. Literally. The adjunct associate professor at the UC College of Medicine and UC Health oncologist, who specializes in treating brain cancers, has spent much of her career trying to p  more

University of Cincinnati Law Student Prepares Career for Take-Off With NASA Internship
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 2 -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: NASA may not be the first place that comes to mind when law students are scouting for potential summer employment, but that's exactly where University of Cincinnati College of Law student Autumn Tyler worked last summer. The third-year law student gained not only valuable legal experience at the Langley Research Center, but was also able to tour the research facilities where NASA develops advanced flight techno  more

University of Dayton Joins Second Nature Commitment Affirming Higher Ed's Role in Shaping Climate-Resilient Communities
DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 2 -- University of Dayton issued the following news release: University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina signed Second Nature's Resilience Commitment focused on climate adaptation and community-building to address a changing climate and resulting extremes. "In lockstep with the commitment, we believe colleges and universities must exercise leadership in their communities and throughout society by providing the knowledge, research, practice and informed graduates to create   more

University of Dayton, Central State University Receive NSF Grant to Give STEM Teachers International Experience for Their Classrooms
DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 2 [TNSgrantsresearch] -- University of Dayton issued the following news release: The University of Dayton and Central State University are looking for local middle and high school STEM teachers to participate in a yearlong National Science Foundation program. The teachers will work with a community partner to create solutions for issues in developing countries using locally available technology. They will be paired with a faculty mentor, travel internationally to work on a pr  more

University of Dayton: President Spina Named to NCAA Presidential Forum
DAYTON, Ohio, Sept. 27 -- University of Dayton issued the following news release: The Atlantic 10 Conference appointed University President Eric F. Spina to the NCAA Presidential Forum, the primary advisory entity to the NCAA Division I Board of Directors. Spina replaces Davidson President Carol Quillen, who represented the A-10 for the last four years. In a news release from the A-10 announcing the appointment, the conference noted UD athletics highlights during Spina's tenure, such as the co  more

University of South Florida-St. Petersburg: Professor Honored As Influential Scholar at International Human Trafficking Conference
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida, Sept. 30 -- The University of South Florida's St. Petersburg Campus issued the following news release: Dr. Jill McCracken, USF St. Petersburg Professor of Rhetoric and Gender Studies, was honored with an Influential Scholar Award at the International Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference in Toledo, Ohio this month. The award comes in the wake of a series of studies McCracken conducted as Fulbright Specialist in New Zealand and with women serving time in Florida  more

UPS Driver Training Facility Opens In Columbus, Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 4 -- UPS, a package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solutions, issued the following news release: UPS Integrad(R) Training Features "Experiential" Learning Approach To Help Create The Finest Service Providers In The Industry UPS announced the opening of its twelfth UPS Integrad driver training facility in Columbus, Ohio. Since the first UPS Integrad site opened in Landover, Md., in 2007, the company has seen dramatic improvements in safety, produ  more

Wright State University's Dayton Regional STEM School Honored As National Blue Ribbon School
KENT, Ohio, Oct. 2 -- Wright State University issued the following news: The Dayton Regional STEM School (DRSS), an affiliate of Wright State University, has won recognition as a National Blue Ribbon School for exemplary performance. The honor was announced Sept. 30 by U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. DRSS was one of 14 Ohio schools recognized and the only one in the Dayton area. The U.S. Department of Education program recognizes schools in one of two performance categories, based on al  more

Wright State University: Economics Alums Share Insights From Careers With City of Hamilton
KENT, Ohio, Oct. 3 -- Wright State University issued the following news: Two Wright State University alums who hold key positions in economic and workforce development for the City of Hamilton returned to campus to share their knowledge and experience with economics students. Aaron Hufford, chief of staff, and Jordan Schotz, workforce development specialist, spoke to students and faculty in the Raj Soin College of Business on Sept. 25 as part of a series of seminars on local and global economi  more

Wright State University: Guest Speaker to Examine America and the Palestinians
KENT, Ohio, Oct. 1 -- Wright State University issued the following news: Khaled Elgindy, author and adjunct lecturer at Georgetown University, will be the guest speaker during the Middle East and Islamic Studies Lecture Series at Wright State University. Elgindy's lecture will take place Thursday, Oct. 3, at 5 p.m. in 340 Oelman Hall. The lecture is open to the Wright State community and the public. Elgindy is the author of the newly released book "Blind Spot: Americans and Palestinians from   more