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Cleveland Orchestra announces new “Summers@Severance” series for August 2014

Orchestra expands its summer concert offerings with three Friday nights at Severance Hall

RNC 2016 Site Selection Travel to Cleveland

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, June 2,

Ohio Grape and Wine Industry Contributes Millions to State’s Economy

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (May 27, 2014) –The Ohio wine and grape industry today released its 2012 Economic Impact report, which finds that Ohio’s grape and wine industry has a significant impact of $786 million on the state’s economy, a 34 percent ...

OHIO EMA WORKS WITH LOCAL COMMUNITIES AS RECOVERY CONTINUES AFTER STORMS COLUMBUS–As residents across Ohio continue to recover from damage and flooding caused by last week’s severe storms, fiel

COLUMBUS–As residents across Ohio continue to recover from damage and flooding caused by last week’s severe storms, field staff from the Ohio Emergency Management Agency are assisting county EMAs in assessing the damage.

IRS Debunks Frivolous Tax Arguments

WASHINGTON - The Internal Revenue Service today released the 2014 version of "The Truth about Frivolous Tax Arguments." The document describes and responds to some of the common frivolous tax arguments made by those who oppose compliance with federal tax ...

Akron Zoo partners with Hattie’s Gardens to improve the community

The Akron Zoo and Hattie Larlham are pleased to announce a newly formed partnership, Hattie’s Gardens at the Akron Zoo. Hattie’s Gardens will transform two acres of unused land at the Akron Zoo into sustainable gardens that grow chemical-free produce ...

USDA Announces Funding to Train and Educate Next Generation of Farmers and Ranchers

WASHINGTON, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the availability of more than $19 million in grants to help train, educate and enhance the sustainability of the next generation of agricultural producers through the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP).

Ohio Export Internship Program Recognized for Excellence

The Ohio Export Internship Program, in collaboration with the Ohio Development Services Agency and Ohio State’s Fisher College of Business, was recently honored with the 2014 International Program Excellence Award by the National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators ...

Residential Broadband Adoption in Ohio Surpasses National Average

COLUMBUS – Connect Ohio today released new data showing that broadband adoption in Ohio surpasses the national average, with 72% of households subscribing to broadband service in 2013, up from 66% in 2011. Broadband adoption in rural Appalachian Ohio increased ...

State Supports Minority Business Development

Businesses in every county in the state have a Minority Business Assistance Center ready to serve their needs. The Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) announced the locations of each center and the counties they will serve.


Cleveland – Pro Football Hall of Fame Fan Fest hits the field in Cleveland, Ohio on Saturday, May 3rd and Sunday, May 4th. The Pro Football Hall of Fame has teamed up with Cleveland’s International Exposition (I-X) Center and BaAM ...

Congresswoman Fudge, Governor Kasich Request Pilot Program to Increase Minority Business Participation in Federally Funded Transportation Projects in Cleveland

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) and Ohio Governor John Kasich have each sent letters to U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx urging the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) to grant the State of Ohio a waiver to the ...

Attorney General DeWine Announces New Help for Number One Ohio Consumer Complaint: Motor Vehicles

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)- Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today a new tool to help consumers buy used cars. The Attorney General’s Used Car Buyer Checklist covers purchasing, maintenance, and contract issues.

Gov. Kasich’s SNAP Restrictions Force More Jobless Ohioans to Lose Food Access

COLUMBUS- State Rep. Dan Ramos (D-Lorain) and Sen. Charleta B. Tavares (D-Columbus) today criticized Gov. Kasich’s “ill-timed and poorly targeted” SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) restrictions that forced at least 16,290 more Ohioans off of food assistance in January. Gov. ...

IRS Has $24.5 Million for Ohioans Who Have Not Filed a 2010 Income Tax Return

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Refunds totaling more than $24.5 million may be waiting for an estimated 32,100 Ohioans who did not file a federal tax return for 2010, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. Nationwide, almost $760 million awaits about 918,600 ...