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Business
8:05 am
Mon December 26, 2011

New Ohio Law Could Boost Craft Beer Breweries

Ohio craft brewers hope a new state law will help boost beer tourism by bringing breweries more in line with winery tasting rooms.

The law allows production breweries to open tasting rooms and sell beer by the glass without buying a second, costly permit.

Ohio wineries have not had to pay that charge and have flourished by marketing themselves as tourist destinations. 

Business & Technology
10:03 am
Mon December 12, 2011

Cleveland Casino Posts 750 More Job Openings

Ohio's first casino opening in March has posted an additional 750 jobs, including cashiers, bartenders, buffet
supervisors and security guards.

The casino posted the jobs Monday on its website www.HorseshoeCleveland.com

The casino says the openings cover 40 job classifications including administrative support, guest services, marketing and finance.

Online postings will be removed when sufficient applicants have been screened and scheduled for interviews.

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Business & Technology
4:45 pm
Thu December 8, 2011

Tech II Incorporated Set to Expand in Springfield

A manufacturing company in Springfield has been approved for $800,000 in state funding to add a new facility. The Ohio Job Creation Credit Tax Loan will bring new jobs and $2.7 5 million of investment money to the city.

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Business & Technology
5:11 pm
Thu December 1, 2011

Ohio Tries To Lure Sears From Illinois With $400 Million In Tax Incentives

Just after the departure of a well known global company based in Ohio, the state is ratcheting up its sales pitch to a familiar retailer. Ohio Public Radio’s Karen Kasler reports.

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Business & Technology
8:00 am
Tue November 15, 2011

Down and Out (Again): America's Long Struggle with Mass Unemployment

FEMA photo by Michael Raphael
Hundreds of people who lost jobs when freezing weather hit California in January 2007 line up to register for the Disaster Unemployment Assistance program funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

1857, the 1870s, the 1890s, 1907, 1914, 1919, 1921: The United States faced widespread joblessness in all of these years, well before the Great Depression, not to mention today's Great Recession. As legislators in Washington prepare to debate another round of stimulus spending, and as unemployment reaches record highs, historian Daniel Amsterdam looks back at how the United States has tackled major spikes in unemployment throughout its history and how American efforts have compared with those of other countries.

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