Economy en Trotwood Residents Petition To Keep Target Open <p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 11:34:22 +0000 Lewis Wallace 44730 at Trotwood Residents Petition To Keep Target Open Mumford And Sons Hits Troy With Economic Benefits And Mustaches <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Miami County is preparing for a major tour stop by UK folk stars Mumford and Sons this weekend. The city of Troy, population 25,000, is anticipating an influx of 40,000 people and at least $12 million in new revenues for the region.</span></p><p>By Wednesday, downtown Troy was already overrun with semi trucks, workers, and, believe it or not, mustaches. Inside Hittle’s Jewelry, owner Jenny Nimer showed off her display of mustachioed jewelry, complete with what she called “bling.”</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 20:41:24 +0000 Lewis Wallace 38482 at Mumford And Sons Hits Troy With Economic Benefits And Mustaches Home Sales in July Positive Indicator for Ohio's Economy <p></p><p>Home sales in Ohio moved up for the 25<sup>th</sup> straight month and that’s seen by some as a positive indicator for the state’s economy. &nbsp;</p><p>In July more than 13,ooo homes sold; a 25.8 percent increase over sales reported a year ago at that time, and July’s highest sales figures since 2005.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 20:31:29 +0000 Jerry Kenney 38149 at Per-Capita Income On The Rise In Ohio <p>More good news for the Ohio economy: The state's per-capita income rose at one of the fastest rates in the nation last year.</p><p>That's according to an analysis by The Dayton Daily News, which says the statistic is a sign that the state's economy is recovering more quickly than that most of the country.</p><p>Per-capita personal income includes all earnings such as wages, dividends, interest income and rents. In Ohio, it rose by 1.7 percent to $39,289 between 2011 and 2012. That was a larger increase than all but two other states.</p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 12:04:00 +0000 Associated Press & Dayton Daily News 31146 at Senator Brown Introduces Plan To Address 'Underwater' Mortgages <p>Nearly 1 in 4 Ohio mortgages are underwater, according to numbers from real estate data company Zillow Inc. US Senator Sherrod Brown says that’s why he’s introducing legislation to speed up what’s known as short sales. Thu, 14 Mar 2013 19:12:52 +0000 Emily McCord 30324 at