Ohio

Ohio Lawyers to Volunteer as Poll Workers

Ohio has a plan to help close the expected shortfall at voting precincts this fall. The idea is to have attorneys serve as poll workers. An order from the Ohio Supreme Court allows state attorneys to receive Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit for serving as precinct election officials on Election Day. Attorneys must earn...

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Ohio Staycations: Places to Visit in and Around the State’s Four Largest Cities

COVID-19 has put a serious damper on vacation plans. Closures, restrictions and quarantines have made air travel challenging. The good news is that there’s plenty to enjoy right in our backyard. Here are some destinations worth checking out in the Buckeye State. Please note: It's important to follow all protocols put in place by...

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Don’t get scammed by fake love

It's Valentine's Day season. Love is in the air. According to a news release from Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, so too are online scams. “A fake online romance can break your heart and the bank,” Yost said. “Knowing how to spot the red flags can keep bad love from getting worse.” (more…)

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Ohio drivers will soon only need one license plate

  By William J. Price Ohio drivers – prepare for good news: For more than a century, the state issued you two plates for any newly purchased car – one for the front bumper and one for the rear. Next summer, this will be a thing of the past. (more…)

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Upcoming Ohio Events: 2016 Fall Festivals, Events & Attractions

The fall months are a favorite time of year for many Ohioans. The changing colors of the leaves, pleasant weather and a variety of seasonal events offer opportunities to enjoy the outdoors before winter arrives. Whether you’re looking to view the beautiful scenery, or attend a family-friendly festival, one of these upcoming attractions around...

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Memorial Day Weekend sees 14 traffic fatalities in Ohio

The Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) reports 14 people lost their lives in traffic incidents over the weekend – up one from 2012.* OVI-related traffic fatalities decreased to three for the weekend, down from seven in 2012. But OVI arrests increased nearly 5 percent. OSHP announced they made more arrests for impaired driving, drugs...

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