#SmartCity: Columbus hopes to use track at former Cooper Stadium to test driverless vehicles by Tom Knox, Columbus Business First Columbus wants to partner with a proposed test track at the site of the old Cooper Stadium to try out Smart City Challenge technologies. The Sports Pavilion & Automotive Research Complex, or Sparc, could serve […]
State: Buckeye Lake wreckage is canal boat that sank in 1850 By Kantele Fanko, Associated Press BUCKEYE LAKE: When workers on a dam replacement project pulled planks and pieces of wood from the muck of Buckeye Lake months ago, the director of the local historical society was sure they’d found the Black Diamond, a coal-hauling […]
Veteran ID card now more accessible By: Cincinnati.com A new Ohio law will support veterans by providing them with easier access through the Ohio County Recorder offices to an identification system so they can receive the recognition and benefits that the defenders of our freedom rightfully deserve. House Bill 173 (co-sponsors Rep. Lou Terhar and […]
Akron council signs off on new Stark State College campus By Rick Armon, Beacon Journal Akron City Council signed off Monday on an agreement to bring Stark State College to the community. The lease-to-purchase deal, which had been announced last month, calls for the city to sell 10.8 acres along Perkins and Union Streets to […]
Athens based Global Cooling, Inc, maker of energy-efficient medical deep freezers raises $5.5M By Carrie Ghose, Columbus Business First A southeast Ohio manufacturer of super-cooled freezers with half the carbon footprint of competing products has raised $5.5 million in the second joint investment by the university-owned Ohio Innovation Fund and a venture capital firm that […]
Telemedicine: What Is It And Who Can Use It By Bianca Castro, NBC Dallas Fort Worth News When you or one of your kids gets sick, it can mean hours making appointments and sitting in a waiting room, but now technology is putting that doctor’s visit in the palm of your hand. Telemedicine involves a […]
Buckeye Lake to be refilled, boating to resume, ODNR says   By Mary Beth Lane, The Columbus Dispatch MILLERSPORT, Ohio — Buckeye Lake can start refilling to a depth closer to the normal summer level, allowing boating to resume, Ohio Department of Natural Resources James Zehringer announced this morning. Zehringer said he was proud of […]
Stark State lands in the city By the Beacon Journal editorial board When the Greater Ohio Policy Center released its 62.4 report in February, it recommended that the city of Akron adopt a “downtown first” strategy for economic development. It did so knowing that successful cities and regions have strong downtowns. Akron has made much […]
Stark State College to build Akron campus at Perkins Street and Route 8 By Rick Armon, Beacon Journal Stark State College will build its new Akron campus on 11 acres of vacant, city-owned property along Perkins Street near state Route 8 just northeast of downtown. The Jackson Township-based school — along with city, Summit County, […]
25-story tower proposed for RiverSouth downtown Columbus By Doug Buchanan, Columbus Business First A Columbus developer is proposing a 25-story “vertical city” in downtown’s RiverSouth district, complete with 10 floors of condominiums and apartments primarily targeted at millennials. Arshot Investment Corp. said its Millennial Tower would incorporate retail, office, residential and entertainment uses in 400,000 […]

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