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County paid employees thousands in unauthorized funds, state auditor’s office says

County paid employees thousands in unauthorized funds, state auditor’s office says

Eighteen current and former Cuyahoga County employees are paying back tens of thousands of dollars after a state audit determined they were paid from unauthorized hiring incentives and payroll errors. According to the Ohio State Auditor’s Office, eight of the employees were paid around $63,000 from hiring incentives in 2017 that were determined to be…MORE

Charter-Spectrum to pay customers $174 million for defrauding internet subscribers

Charter-Spectrum to pay customers $174 million for defrauding internet subscribers

Charter-Spectrum is set to pay a record amount of money in a consumer fraud settlement with the New York Attorney General. The company has agreed to pay certain customers $174.2 million over allegations it defrauded internet subscribers. The Attorney General’s office said it’s believed to represent the largest-ever payout to consumers by an internet service…MORE

College abruptly shuts down

College abruptly shuts down

Vatterott College has shut down nationwide, including its St. Louis office, effective December 17. The for-profit college, which has several locations in the St. Louis area, closed effective at 4:00 p.m. on Monday. Students at the North Park Campus, which is in Berkeley, arrived Monday afternoon to find a sign on the door announcing the…MORE

Donald Trump is well positioned to fend off a primary challenge in 2020

Donald Trump is well positioned to fend off a primary challenge in 2020

President Donald Trump continues to look in prime position to win his party’s nomination for president in 2020. While Republicans such as John Kasich may run, a look at the numbers reveals they have a tough road ahead of them. CNN’s latest Iowa poll shows little room for a successful primary challenge in the first…MORE

Complaints against Brett Kavanaugh dismissed by federal judicial council

Complaints against Brett Kavanaugh dismissed by federal judicial council

A judicial council from the Denver-based US appeals court has dismissed 83 complaints that were lodged against new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh based largely on statements he made during his contentious September confirmation. In a 10-page order, the council said that the complaints — the first of which were referred to the court by…MORE

Multiple people hurt in scaffolding collapse

Multiple people hurt in scaffolding collapse

Multiple people were taken to the hospital a scaffolding collapse in downtown Tulsa on Tuesday morning. The collapse happened at the Tulsa Club building near 5th and Cincinnati just after 9:30 a.m. Five people were taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries, EMSA said. The victims were working outside the building at about the…MORE

After months of Trump’s attacks, his Fed chair will have the chance to respond

After months of Trump’s attacks, his Fed chair will have the chance to respond

President Donald Trump has spent months attacking his own Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, accusing the former investment banker of trying to undercut him politically by raising interest rates and slowing down the economy. On Wednesday it’ll be Powell’s turn to respond. Trump’s unprecedented public pressure campaign on the Fed — which previous presidents have…MORE

Threat investigated at Sentinel High School

Threat investigated at Sentinel High School

Authorities are investigating a case of a threat that was found at Sentinel High School. Principal Ted Fuller states in an email sent to parents and students that the graffiti was found on the wall of the men’s bathroom by the gym. “I am sharing this news with you because it included non-specific threatening language,”…MORE

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