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HealthSpot teaming with insurer CareSource for growth

CareSource is partnering with HealthSpot to further grow its services in Ohio. CareSource, a Dayton-based nonprofit Medicaid managed care plan....

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Aug 20, 2014 4:28 pm

McDonald’s coming to Continental’s Olentangy Crossing along Route 23

Development in the Route 23 corridor between Worthington and Delaware has attracted fast feeder McDonald’s Corp. The McDonald’s (NYSE: MCD)....

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Aug 20, 2014 4:15 pm

OSU’s new James Cancer Network bringing ‘powerhouse’ brand to communi

Ohio State University’s James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute is hiring oncologists to serve at distant community hospitals in a....

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Aug 20, 2014 3:28 pm

IPO boom taking August off after hitting bump in July

A lot could be riding on how well Alibaba does with its expected post-Labor Day IPO. The Wall Street Journal reported last week that a number of....

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Aug 20, 2014 2:31 pm

The Role of the Human Resources

The Role of the Human Resources Download the Show Notes:....

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Aug 20, 2014 2:20 pm

Here’s why Columbus angel investors are happy not making money on CoverMy

Central Ohio angel investors are not lamenting that they weren’t on the ground floor for CoverMyMeds LLC, the Columbus health information....

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Aug 20, 2014 2:17 pm

Best Bites Breakdown: Bar 145

What’s more American than Apple Pie? How about an Apple Pie Burger? It’s a creative challenge put to Chef Robby Lucas at Bar 145 by one....

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Aug 20, 2014 2:11 pm

Here’s how many banks still owe the Treasury for TARP

The Treasury Department exited all its Troubled Asset Relief Program investments in Ohio’s publicly traded banks and thrifts by early 2013, but 25....

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Aug 20, 2014 1:49 pm

Teacher-training program funded by oil and gas industry growing, while avoi

Interest in an oil and gas industry-funded program for teachers keeps growing. As Ohio’s Utica shale fuels unprecedented oil and gas drilling....

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Aug 20, 2014 1:44 pm

Bacteria or virus? Sinus infection test invented by Ohio State-Children’s

A test invented by researchers from Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital determines overnight if a sinus infection is caused by....

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Aug 20, 2014 1:38 pm

Injection well operator sues critic over billboards

A company that owns underground injection wells has sued a Coshocton man over the Ohio resident’s billboards opposed to them. Buckeye Brine....

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Aug 20, 2014 1:34 pm

175 on the Park lands tenant moving from Dublin

The office building at 175 S. Third St. downtown has attracted a tenant from Dublin’s MetroCenter office park. The Assurex Global benefits and....

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Aug 20, 2014 1:29 pm

Inc. 5,000 includes 44 fast-growing Central Ohio companies

Inc. magazine’s annual list of the nation’s 5,000 fastest-growing private companies touts 44 entries from the Columbus region this year –....

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Aug 20, 2014 12:32 pm

Sandell claims victory for 5 nominees to Bob Evans board

Bob Evans Farms Inc. may be maintaining control of its board, but it also may be welcoming more new directors than it planned. “Bob Evans....

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Aug 20, 2014 10:49 am

Delaware County Bank exec and one-time interim CEO retires

Thomas Whitney, a longtime executive of Delaware County Bank & Trust Co. who briefly served as the company’s CEO in 2011, has retired. Whitney,....

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Aug 20, 2014 10:20 am

Top tax-incentive deals in Central Ohio – COUNTDOWN

The No. 1 state tax incentive in Central Ohio has been awarded to a company that is adding 700 jobs at its offices at Easton in a project that....

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Aug 20, 2014 9:53 am

Yoga Art Exhibit Coming to a Close in Cleveland

Yoga: The Art of Transformation is scheduled to close September 7th at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Get going soon if you want to see a once in a....

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Aug 20, 2014 7:00 am

Morning Roundup: AG candidate's $10K parking ticket tab; Cincy airport

AG candidate runs up nearly $10,000 tab in parking fines, investigator concludes Cincinnati airport board needs an overhaul, Columbus investor buys....

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Aug 20, 2014 6:34 am

National Roundup: Does the NFL need Katy Perry more than Katy Perry needs t

The Super Bowl isn't just any other event; it's an American cultural moment that resists demographic silos. So the National Football League can....

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Aug 20, 2014 5:56 am

Best Bites Breakdown: Gallerie Bar & Bistro

If there was ever a burger that would make the locals stand up and yell, “O-H-”, this one would be it. Executive Chef Bill Glover of....

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Aug 19, 2014 10:13 pm

Best Bites Breakdown: Kraft House No. 5

Have you ever wondered what a karate chop, round-house kick to your palate would taste like? Chef Marcus Meacham has, and he’s planning to....

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Aug 19, 2014 9:57 pm

Billy Woods – Human Resources

Billy Woods – Human Resources Billy Woods – History Will Absolve Me (2012) signed:....

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Aug 19, 2014 5:30 pm

Best Bites Breakdown: Bareburger

There’s something to be said for a classic. Despite the seeming plethora of ways to dress up the humble hamburger, one cannot argue with....

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Aug 19, 2014 4:01 pm

Best Bites Breakdown: Star Lanes Polaris

When one thinks about creating the ideal burger for a Buckeye, what does one envision it to be? Is it oversized to represent the abundance of talent....

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Aug 19, 2014 3:43 pm

North High Brewing Opens New Brewhouse Facility

While most of Columbus has been preoccupied with the prospect of luring the big Stone Brewing Company expansion to our fair city, local beer brewers....

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Aug 19, 2014 3:02 pm

Fifth Third Center for sale, with 65 E. State St. owner seen as possible bu

The Fifth Third Center downtown is on the market, with a California investor identified as a potential buyer. Dallas-based Tier REIT put the....

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Aug 19, 2014 1:59 pm

Office of the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel loses No. 2 lawyer to Nationwide In

The No. 2 lawyer at the state’s utility watchdog has left for a job at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. Melissa Yost, deputy consumers’....

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Aug 19, 2014 1:56 pm

Champion buys 157-unit apartment complex in Delaware, extending record year

Champion Real Estate Services has expanded its depth in Delaware by buying a 157-unit apartment complex. Champion CEO Brian Yeager said the....

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Aug 19, 2014 1:19 pm

Bankers defend college relationships amid CFPB inquiry

Bankers are fighting back following suggestions by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that relationships between financial institutions and....

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Aug 19, 2014 12:43 pm

Founder buys Hometown Urgent Care back from private equity firm, plans expa

Manoj Kumar, co-founder of Hometown Urgent Care, has repurchased the chain from a private equity firm and has plans to expand, driven in part by a....

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Aug 19, 2014 12:09 pm

Best Bites Breakdown: The Crest Gastropub

The Crest Gastropub is popular throughout the city for a few things: a great lineup of craft beers, a cool, rustic-industrial interior and vibe, and....

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Aug 19, 2014 11:24 am

Best places to live for personal income growth – COUNTDOWN

The most recent data on personal income growth in the U.S. has two states claiming the No. 1 spot. One is home to a technology company that pulls in....

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Aug 19, 2014 11:23 am

Community Grounds Bringing Coffee Shop to South Side

New business growth along Parsons Avenue has finally gained the momentum that many South Side neighborhood residents have been craving for years. The....

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Aug 19, 2014 11:06 am

Utica Shale Academy reaches enrollment threshold, allowing classes to begin

The Utica Shale Academy has reached the minimum threshold for student enrollment, and the first oil and gas charter school in Ohio starts Sept. 3. ....

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Aug 19, 2014 10:42 am

Ohio's Job Crisis

Here is a frightening fact from Cleveland and the Associated Press:Ohio still hasn't recovered the number of jobs lost since the recession began in....

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Aug 19, 2014 9:23 am

Best Bites Breakdown: Explorers Club

For a quick culinary trip outside the United States, local flock to the Explorers Club, where Chef Dan Varga regularly creates menus that spin off....

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Aug 19, 2014 8:37 am

Morning Roundup: Ohio No. 1 in job losses in July, OSU starting search for

Ohio led the nation in job losses in July, Ohio State beginning search for a new marching band director, Hondas lead with thieves nationwide, Ohio....

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Aug 19, 2014 6:44 am

Best Bites Breakdown: Street Thyme Food Truck

Making something the ultimate it can be often requires collaboration. After all, two heads are better than one and all that good jazz. The same holds....

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Aug 19, 2014 6:30 am

National Roundup: Microsoft's Azure cloud service suffers hours-long ou

Microsoft's cloud-computing service Azure suffered a global outage yesterday, perhaps striking a blow to CEO Satya Nadella's aspirations to dominate....

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Aug 19, 2014 6:23 am

Student Stories: Spozmi, Human Resources

Student Stories: Spozmi, Human Resources Spozmi Nouri discusses how her classes and her campus experience have prepared her for her career. To....

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Aug 18, 2014 5:53 pm

First Look: Images of Bexley’s Giant Eagle Market District Express

The Giant Eagle Market District Express planned in Bexley is scheduled to go before the city’s planning commission next week. Mayor Ben Kessler....

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Aug 18, 2014 4:28 pm

Cafe Brioso begins crowdfunding campaign for new Discovery District coffee

Cafe Brioso is raising money from crowdfunding backers to open a second shop at Long and Sixth streets just west of the Columbus College of Art &....

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Aug 18, 2014 4:17 pm

Proposal Calls for Five Story Building Across from Northstar

The pace of development in Italian Village shows no signs of slowing any time soon. Wood Companies has proposed a five-story mixed-use building for....

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Aug 18, 2014 3:10 pm

Capture Education being considered for $700K loan to expand in New Albany

Capture Educational Services Inc. could be approved Aug. 25 for a $700,000 loan from the Innovation Ohio Loan Fund to expand in New Albany. That’s....

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Aug 18, 2014 2:49 pm

Continental Plaza back on the market, 1 year after sale

The Continental Plaza office tower downtown is back on the market, sans the underlying ground. Terra Funding Trust, an affiliate of Hawaii-based....

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Aug 18, 2014 1:52 pm

Developers push forward with rezoning for Olympic Swim Club in Clintonville

A private pool club on Indianola Avenue is closing this fall as the owners seek to rezone the property for apartments and street-level retail. ....

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Aug 18, 2014 12:49 pm

Peer-to-peer lending going gangbusters as traditional lending falters, Clev

Peer-to-peer lending is growing rapidly even as standard consumer lending shrinks, the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland found in a study on the....

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Aug 18, 2014 12:21 pm

PUCO begins work on rules that will tell electric customers how much they

The state utility regulator has started work on a new rule that will require electric companies to disclose how much renewable and energy....

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Aug 18, 2014 12:02 pm

Ohio ATM-maker Diebold helping banks create branches of the future

Diebold Inc. may have a lengthy history in banking, but the Canton-based maker of automated teller machines is reinventing itself to make sure it’s....

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Aug 18, 2014 11:35 am

Cybersecurity joins top concerns for power companies

Electric utilities are paying greater attention to cybersecurity as the threat has become a top concern this year. Two years ago, cybersecurity....

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Aug 18, 2014 10:18 am