Excerpt from the Across the State editorial in today's Register: The state of Ohio faces a gap of $77 billion between what it owes to its five public pension plans and what it has funded. That’s more than the gross domestic product of Panama.
Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers' playboy owner who shepherded the NBA team to 10 championships from the Showtime dynasty of the 1980s to the Kobe Bryant era, died Monday.
He was 80.
He died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said Bob Steiner, his assistant.
Ohio's casinos are likely to pay off less tax money for cities and schools than expected, and some think that storefront gambling-style operations known as Internet cafes might be a big reason for the shortfall.
Taste of the North Coast, one of our favorite local food and drink tasting events, is back in action for its third year. “I describe it [the event] as going out to dinner to twenty two places at the same time,” said John Moldovan, president of the Erie County Chamber of Commerce.