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Sunday, Dec 10


How to live below your means without feeling deprived


We asked several for their best tips on how to live below your means without feeling like you're missing out.


Cleveland company Enduring Wellness designs pillow to cure 'tech neck' (video)

Your sore neck needs a reboot while you sleep, but the average pillow doesn't give the right support. The ComfortAdjust Pillow with Adjustable Alignment Core, invented by Enduring Wellness located in Tyler Village, is an ergonomically…


Think twice about sending money to someone via your cellphone: Money Matters

I am considering using one of the many mobile wallet services that are available today so I can transfer funds to family and friends without using a check or cash. It certainly is convenient and fast ... I realize that there are many …

Saturday, Dec 9


6 reasons there aren't enough homes for sale


Who is responsible for the shortage of homes for sale and why? We've identified some suspects.

Friday, Dec 8


NOACA board votes to explore possible Hyperloop partnership in competition with Columbus proposal

The board of the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency voted Friday to explore a potential public-private partnership that could lead to a Hyperloop route involving Cleveland.


NOACA boosts protected bike lane projects in Cleveland with spending package (photos)

NOACA, the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency allocated $47 million for transportation projects in the region, including $14.4 for two projects to create the first major protected bike lanes in Cleveland.


Ohio Third Frontier awards $1.9 million to Cuyahoga County businesses, institutions to combat opioid epidemic

Third Frontier awarded $1.9 million to businesses and institutions in Cuyahoga County to further development of new technology being used to fight opioid abuse.


Northeast Ohio companies among recipients of $10 million for anti-opioid technologies


The Ohio Third Frontier Commission awarded several businesses and universities money to develop technology to combat opioids abuse and addiction. Gov. John Kasich announced economic development funds would be awarded to fight the drug…


Federal agents seized documents from Cleveland City Hall relating to company owned by city worker


Federal agents searched Cleveland's Division of Engineering and Construction in a Wednesday raid and seized files related to a company owned by a mid-level employee, according to documents released by the city Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, Dec 7


Ohio wind turbine law changes proposed, setbacks eased, counties urged to negotiate

State Sen. Matt Dolan, R-Chagrin Falls, has introduced a bill that would scrap changes former Senate GOP leadership slipped into state law in 2014 to thwart wind farm development. Dolan says counties already have authority -- in the state…


Holiday Market at Crocker Park opens with locally made gifts, apparel, decor, more (photos)

The Holiday Market at Crocker Park opens from December 8 until Christmas Eve featuring six local businesses selling everything from apparel, decor, pottery, glass, leather goods and skincare.


Stock Market Outlook: December may deliver 'Santa Claus Rally'

December historically is one of the best months for stocks, with the S&P 500 delivering average monthly returns of 1.4%, according to data compiled by Yardeni Research.


University Hospitals increases economic impact in Ohio by $3 billion

University Hospitals contributed $7.7 billion in 2016 to the state economy.

Should companies take political stands?

Patagonia, REI and a number of others took a strong stand against President Trump after he signed an executive order drastically shrinking the size of two Utah national monuments.


Nutella maker Ferrero has big plans for Harry London, Fannie May chocolates

Italy's Ferrero International, the world's third-largest chocolate company, bought Fannie May and Harry London for $115 million as a key part of its U.S. expansion.

Wednesday, Dec 6


Rocky River entrepreneur defrauded employees, IRS out of nearly $1 million, feds say


A Rocky River entrepreneur was indicted Wednesday and charged with misusing hundreds of thousands of dollars from employees at companies where he served as president and chairman, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.


Cuyahoga County's sale of transportation center upsets Midtown businesses


Cuyahoga County mishandled the sale of a former transportation center in Cleveland's Midtown, according to business owners and developers who have invested tens of millions in the neighborhood.


Venture Products investing $5.5 million in Orrville expansion, creating 121 new jobs

Venture Products, Inc. is expanding its Orrville location, adding 121 new jobs and a new $5.5 million, 135,000-square-foot facility to accommodate the company's rapid growth in designing and making tractor equipment.


New supermarket coalition aims to improve access to healthy food in Cuyahoga County

The Health Improvement Partnership-Cuyahoga Consortium Supermarket Coalition is working to improve supermarket access in Cuyahoga County.


Do you have to return things you get by mail from charities looking for donations?: Money Matters

Am I obligated to send back with a donation the 20 cents sent to me by VFW? I didn't ask for the coins and have already sent a donation recently to VFW. I also receive unsolicited greeting cards, etc., from other charities which I don't…


Cleveland developer proposes senior living campus off West Sprague Road in North Royalton

Omni Property Cos. in Cleveland has proposed a senior living campus on West Sprague Road, just west of State Road, in the city's northeast corner.

Tuesday, Dec 5


Signet Jewelers' in-store credit practices being examined by consumer advocates

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and New York State's Attorney General are each looking into whether Signet Jewelers violated federal laws protecting consumers from unfair or deceptive financial practices.


FirstEnergy wants to raise rates by 2 percent for grid upgrades


The Akron-based utility says $450 million would be generated from the rate increase to help reduce outages. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio would have to approve the increase.


Tech firm MCPc will buy RTA garage in Cleveland's Old Brooklyn for electronics recycling hub

MCPc plans to buy and renovate the building, on Pearl Road, for an electronics-recycling facility that could hire from surrounding neighborhoods.

Monday, Dec 4


Broadview Heights will landscape, beautify median strip on Ohio 82 near I-77


Broadview Heights will pay a North Olmsted company $154,000 to landscape and beautify a concrete median strip on Ohio 82, just east of Interstate 77.


Cleveland Clinic raises $50 million to honor outgoing CEO Toby Cosgrove


The Cleveland Clinic has raised more than $50 million in honor of Dr. Toby Cosgrove, who leaves his post as Clinic CEO and president at the end of the year. The money raised in this grass-roots effort will support innovation, research,…


Here's a look at which Cleveland-area banks are the strongest

Now, among the 14 banks in Cleveland with at least 1 percent of local deposits, nine have five-star ratings and five have four-star ratings.

CareSource patients having a difficult time getting prescriptions filled after policy change

Medicaid patients with rheumatic diseases are not only battling their chronic conditions but also CareSource in a fight for medications.

Sunday, Dec 3


Pharmacy giant CVS to buy Aetna for $69 billion; deal would reshape health care industry

Pharmacy giant CVS Health has agreed to buy Aetna for $69 billion.


GCIC and Aviatra Accelerators are doing hard work behind the headlines: Tech Czar Talk

The Global Cardiovascular Innovation Center is focused on solving the deadly riddles of the world's most terrible disease. Aviatra Accelerators is forging deep bonds within the female entrepreneurial community.