East-Side Chambers of Commerce are praising Ohio's efforts in making the state a more business friendly place.
Matt Van Sant, President of the Clermont County Chamber, says he's in the economic development business, creating jobs and stimulating the private sector to invest. He was happy to hear Governor Kasich's message that lower taxes seem to be turning what used to be a bad business climate around.
Camera crews are in Cincinnati to shoot the Cincinnati Bengals training camp for the HBO series Hard Knocks. They'll be putting in a lot of time and effort as they record the daily routines of the players and coaches for the sports-based reality show.
Though former South Africa President Nelson Mandela remains in a Pretoria, SA hospital, the world is celebrating his 95th birthday.
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is marking the occasion by continuing its "Six Words for Mandela" campaign. Guests are invited to leave words of thanks and well wishes for the man known as "Madiba." The cards will eventually be sent to Mandela's family.
You can also send messages on social media using the hashtag #6Words4Mandela.
A Miami University student is being rewarded for having his head in the clouds.
The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation is awarding Senior Dirk Auman a $10,000 scholarship. He's one of just 28 students nationwide to receive the honor. You have to be nominated by a professor and meet a host of criteria to qualify.
Auman is double-majoring in biochemistry and engineering physics with a minor in computer science.