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Bump in Issue of Concealed Carry Permits in Ohio

The number of concealed carry permits issued by the state of Ohio this year is on pace to far exceed the number of permits issued in 2015. Records from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office shows nearly 94,000 permits were issued …

Ohio Jury Hits DuPont with $2M Ruling over Teflon-making Chemical

A U.S. jury in Ohio ordered DuPont to pay $2 million to a man who said he developed testicular cancer from exposure to a toxic chemical leaked from one of the company’s plants, according to the plaintiff’s lawyer Robert Bilott. …

Midwest States See Gains in Health Insurance Coverage

Several Midwest states report significant drops in the number of residents without health insurance. New data shows nearly 200,000 Wisconsin residents gained some form of health insurance between 2013 and 2015. In Illinois, under the Affordable Care Act, the number …

McGowan Offers Active Shooter Liability, Creates Dedicated Program Division

Cleveland, OH, August 10, 2016- McGowan offers Active Shooter Liability, Creates Dedicated Program Division. McGowan Active Shooter Program will operate as a division under McGowan Program Administrators. McGowan is expanding its operations. “Unfortunately, the most common places to fall victim …

4 Months of Hand-Held Speed Cameras Generate $630K for Ohio City

Toledo, Ohio, collected almost $630,000 during its first four months of using hand-held cameras to catch speeding drivers, providing a financial boost to a city facing budget troubles. The program was expected to generate $800,000 in a year but is …

Football Players at Western Ohio School District File Lawsuit

A federal lawsuit has been filed by five former high school football players and two parents against various employees of a western Ohio school district. The Lima News reported the suit alleges that two coaches at St. Marys Memorial High …

Man Can Seek Damages from Cleveland Indians, Ohio High Court Rules

Ohio’s high court says a New York man who was hit by a foul ball at a baseball game and blinded in one eye can seek damages from the Cleveland Indians. Lawyers for Keith Rawlins of Rochester, New York say …

McGowan Re-Brands its Senior Care Insurance Program Division

Fairview Park, OH, April 12, 2016- McGowan is re-branding its Assisted Living & Nursing Home operations as “McGowan Senior Care.” McGowan Senior Care will operate as a division under McGowan Program Administrators. McGowan is also expanding its operations. “We have …

Tornado Touched Down in Western Ohio: Weather Service

The National Weather Service has that confirmed a rare December tornado touched down in western Ohio. The weather service says the tornado had an estimated maximum wind speed of 65 mph and did not cause any injuries. The Dayton Daily …

Kent State University’s Insurance Studies Program Sees First Graduates

Salem, OH, December 1, 2015 – Kent State University announced that it recently graduated the first of its majors in its Insurance Studies bachelor’s degree program. Kent State University’s Salem Campus created the new degree program in 2012 and Dr. …