6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

Much of what passes for economic development these days seems to consist of sitting around and waiting for Uncle Sam to bail you out, or demanding that politicians in Columbus or Erie County solve all of our problems.

I'm more intrigued by grassroots efforts, such as 10 Percent Shift.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

In late May, members of the United Auto Workers again agreed to concessions to help bankrupt GM get on its feet.

According to a letter to members of Congress from Alan Reuther, the UAW's legislative director, active UAW members made these concessions:

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

Who says there's never any good news these days? 1970s-style jazz-rock fusion is back, at least for awhile.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

State Sen. Jon Husted, R-Kettering, has pointed out in a news release that taxpayer dollars from the federal stimulus bill were used to help move 1,300 NCR jobs from Dayton, Ohio, to Georgia.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

President Barack Obama chose Sonia Sotomayor at least in part because she adds "diversity" to the court — she's a woman, and a Hispanic, those shoring up the administration's ties with two key constituencies.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

President Barack Obama's pick of "wise Latina" Sonia Sotomayor for the U.S.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

As a longtime science fiction fan, I was very aware that more than a few of the writers I enjoyed reading were from Cleveland.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

When he died in 1995 at age 58 while battling cancer, Cleveland native Roger Zelazny was one of the most famous and well-loved science fiction writers in the world.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

Sandusky isn’t a very big city. But ever since I began working here in late 2004, I’ve been surprised at how often Sandusky pops up in movies and in books. Maybe people just like the name.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

Teddy “the Governor” Strickland doesn’t like it when other folks try to muscle in on his gambling turf.
As the Register reported Tuesday, the government sent “the boys” around to deal with an alleged gambling operation in Norwalk.

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