From the daily archives: Wednesday, May 8, 2013


The AP reports that former Ohio Supreme Court Justice Cupp, now working for Auditor Yost, is “raising unique ethical issues” after meeting with the Governor’s office and JobsOhio in the days leading up to the turn over of financial records to the Auditor’s Office.   While serving on the Supreme Court Cupp dealt with legal questions about  JobsOhio.  The return of public start-up money by JobsOhio could impact the lawsuit.

The Dayton Daily News reports that 19 of JobsOhio’s 22 employees are former state employees, and most got pay raises averaging 20% when they moved […]

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Jimmy Haslam, this year’s owner  of the Cleveland Browns,  is facing a long summer.  Like previous owners, he  is looking for ways to coax a winner out of the perennially forlorn team that has never been to the Super Bowl.  The other day one of the team’s new draft  picks was arrested and pleaded no contest to DWI after once promising that he would shape up his off-the-field lifestyle. Finally, about that draft, the team’s brain trusts insisted that they’re  looking to 2014 to turn the Browns around – sort of up-down-talk when you’re trying to sell season tickets for 2013.

But […]

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