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  • What’s gambling worth to Ohio?

    Ohio’s casinos and racinos were responsible for $2.2 billion of the state’s economy in 2013, according to a new study commissioned by the American Gaming Association. But the figure is not a net economic gain, according to a local economist.

  • Mom! Dad! We're going to be late for work!

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Seta Whitford-Stark was dumbfounded last year when she found out her daughter Amy quit her job at an employee-recruiting agency to work for LinkedIn, an Internet company that Seta had never heard of. Amy tried to explain what the online professional networking service did, but Seta couldn't quite grasp the concept or why the 29-year-old would want to work there.

  • Exuberant Wexner sees global-growth potential for L Brands

    While L Brands has never rushed into international markets, overseas expansion is starting to come into greater focus for the company. In fact, recent results are starting to paint a picture of great opportunity, officials said. “We’d like to be simply the best in the world,” CEO and founder Leslie H. Wexner told analysts who had flown in from throughout the country for the company’s annual investor conference yesterday.

  • Hyde Park opens Black Point seafood restaurant in Short North

    Hyde Park Restaurant Group has brought a new dining option to the Cap at Union Station. Black Point opened at 570 N. High St., in the former Sushi Rock space, on Oct. 2, offering seafood and sushi. It is designed to be a more casual restaurant than Hyde Park Steakhouse, with lower prices.

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook says Apple Pay a success

    LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple's new mobile payment system had over 1 million activations in the first three days after it became available, and is now more widely used than any competing payment system.

  • Obama taking action to push manufacturing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expanding his push for increased manufacturing in the United States by directing federal money toward new technologies, apprenticeship programs and competitions designed to assist small manufacturers.

  • Few travelers know about Columbus

    Have you bragged and boasted recently to your out-of-town family and friends about all the great things there are to see and do in Columbus? If not, you just might be part of the city’s image — or lack of image — problem.

  • New iPads, Mac system expected at Apple event

    CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple Inc. is expected to unveil new iPads at an event Thursday, as the company tries to drive excitement amid slowing demand for tablet computers. Apple may also announce a new Mac operating system and possibly new Mac computers. Watchers also await a possible launch date for Apple Pay, the company's new system for using iPhones to make credit and debit card payments at retail stores.


    Pumpkin production in Ohio grows with increased appetites for more things pumpkin

  • Large Ohio manufacturing employers form lobbying group

    Some of Ohio’s largest manufacturers have formed a new lobbying group that will focus on state issues, a move that closely follows some of the companies’ ending their involvement with another group, the Ohio Manufacturers’ Association. The Manufacturing Policy Alliance’s founding members are Alcoa, Ford, General Electric, Marathon Petroleum, Nucor Steel Marion, TimkenSteel and Timken.

  • Scotts Miracle-Gro buys Canadian firm

    Scotts Miracle-Gro's Canadian subsidiary has acquired Fafard and Brothers Ltd., a Quebec-based manufacturer of peat moss and other gardening products. The purchase will add $40 million to Scotts’ annual sales, according to a press release.

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