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  • CLEVELAND— Thousands of hours of overtime worked by Ohio prison nurses in recent years have cost taxpayers millions of dollars. Ohio has relied on volunteer overtime to fill the staffing gaps. Stuart Hudson, the managing director of health care and fiscal operations for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, says hiring more nurses would...

  • CLEVELAND— American Greetings has apologized for a Father's Day card that drew criticism on social media for depicting a black couple over the words "Baby Daddy." "Communications director Patrice Molnar says the company is adding steps to its product review process" to ensure cards like this are not created. Spokesman Joshua Thomas says it was never the...

  • CLEVELAND— A federal judge in Ohio will consider whether to allow public access to government data detailing years of prescription opioid painkiller shipments. The federal government agreed earlier this year to share the data with the governments in cases overseen by Judge Dan Polster in U.S. District Court in Cleveland. But journalists for The Washington...

  • May 31- Utah's attorney general on Thursday sued OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP to hold it responsible for its role in the opioid epidemic after he said talks to reach a settlement between various states and the drugmaker stopped being productive. The suit filed by Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes in the 7th Judicial District Court in Carbon County, added to a...

  • May 25- Jim and Jenise Harper, retirees from Evergreen, Colorado, have been living in their 43- foot Winnebago motor home for eight years, logging 5,000 to 6,000 miles annually and getting 7 to 9 miles per gallon. Shipments to dealers in the sector surged in late 2017, according to Recreational Vehicle Industry Association data. Seth Woolf, analyst for Northcoast...

  • U.S. state attorneys general of Nevada, Texas, Florida, North Carolina, North Dakota and Tennessee also said Purdue Pharma violated state consumer protection laws by falsely denying or downplaying the addiction risk while overstating the benefits of opioids. Florida also sued drugmakers Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc, Allergan, units of Johnson& Johnson and Teva...

  • NEW YORK, May 15- Six more U.S. states on Tuesday announced lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the company of fueling a national opioid epidemic by deceptively marketing its prescription painkillers to generate billions of dollars in sales. U.S. state attorneys general of Nevada, Texas, Florida, North Carolina, North Dakota and...

  • NEW YORK, May 15- Six more U.S. states on Tuesday announced lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the company of fueling a national opioid epidemic by deceptively marketing its prescription painkillers to generate billions of dollars in sales. U.S. state attorneys general of Nevada, Texas, Florida, North Carolina, North Dakota and...

  • Solon, OHIO, May 11- At Nestle's $50 million research center outside Cleveland, food technicians and packaging experts set out three years ago to remake its frozen food lineup and appeal more to busy, health-conscious adults in their 20 s and 30 s. Jeff Hamilton, who heads Nestle's U.S. food business, said in an interview the company did not have the manufacturing...

  • People visit booths of prospective employers during the Hiring Our Heroes job fair at the Washington Convention Center, on January 10, 2014 in Washington.

    There's a growing consensus that keeping the overall U.S. economy on track will not be enough to help areas left behind by a decade-long recovery.

  • That means hedge funds have been forced far from Wall Street to places like Springfield, Pennsylvania, or Murray, Kentucky, to find auditors, custodians and record-keepers, according to fund disclosures and executives. The usual safeguards "are either non-existent or shaky as of yet," said Nick Mitsiou of $55 billion asset manager LGT Capital Partners.

  • WASHINGTON, May 5- The White House on Saturday sharply criticized China's efforts to force foreign airlines to change how they refer to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau, labeling China's latest effort to police language describing the politically sensitive territories as "Orwellian nonsense." Amid an escalating fight over China's trade surplus with the United...

  • WASHINGTON, May 5- The White House on Saturday sharply criticized China's efforts to force foreign airlines to change how they refer to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau, labeling China's latest effort to police language describing the politically sensitive territories as "Orwellian nonsense." Amid an escalating fight over China's trade surplus with the United...

  • WASHINGTON, May 5- The White House on Saturday sharply criticized China's efforts to force foreign airlines to change how they refer to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau, labeling China's latest effort to police language describing the politically sensitive territories as "Orwellian nonsense." Amid an escalating fight over China's trade surplus with the United...

  • May 2- A Newark, New Jersey- bound Southwest Airlines Co flight made an emergency landing in Cleveland on Wednesday after a window pane cracked in flight, airline officials and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said. The crew diverted the Boeing Co 737-700 to Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport at about 11 a.m. EDT to inspect a layer of a windowpane,...

  • President Donald Trump has postponed the imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, the European Union and Mexico until June 1, and has reached agreements for permanent exemptions for Argentina, Australia and Brazil, the White House said on Monday. In a statement, the White House said the details of the deals with Brazil, Argentina and Australia would be...

  • President Donald Trump has postponed the imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, the European Union and Mexico until June 1, and has reached agreements for permanent exemptions for Argentina, Australia and Brazil, the White House said on Monday. In a statement, the White House said the details of the deals with Brazil, Argentina and Australia would be...

  • President Donald Trump has postponed the imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, the European Union and Mexico until June 1, and has reached agreements for permanent exemptions for Argentina, Australia and Brazil, the White House said on Monday. In a statement, the White House said that the details of the deals with Brazil, Argentina and Australia...

  • President Donald Trump has postponed the imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, the European Union and Mexico until June 1, and has reached agreements for permanent exemptions for Argentina, Australia and Brazil, the White House said on Monday. In a statement, the White House said that the details of the deals with Brazil, Argentina and Australia...

  • President Donald Trump has postponed the imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, the European Union and Mexico until June 1, and has reached agreements for permanent exemptions for Argentina, Australia and Brazil, the White House said on Monday. In a statement, the White House said that the details of the deals with Brazil, Argentina and Australia...