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Local Companies Hiring
9:27 am
Tue February 12, 2013

SuperJobs hosts hiring events

Hamilton County’s SuperJobs Center is partnering with six area companies to fill job openings ranging from clerical professionals to retail sales.

The following will be held at the SuperJobs Center, 1916 Central Parkway.

Feb. 13: In Living Support will interview for an accounting assistant and direct service professionals from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Feb. 14: First Student will interview for bus drivers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Education
5:13 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Report finds school districts scrubbed data

Auditor Dave Yost
Credit Jo Ingles / Ohio Public Radio

A new audit released by Ohio Auditor Dave Yost has identified more cases of school districts that are believed to have scrubbed data on state reports.

Four new school districts are identified in this audit: Canton City Schools, Cincinnati Public Schools, Northridge Local Schools, and Winton Woods City Schools.  Those districts, along with five previously named: Campbell, Cleveland, Marion, Toledo and Columbus, are thought to have fudged data to look better on state reports. 

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Ohio School Board
4:24 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

State school board president apologizes

Debe Terhar after her apology.
Karen Kasler Ohio Public Radio

The continuing controversy over a Facebook posting by the president of the State Board of Education was the first order of business at Monday’s board meeting.

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Business
2:46 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Covington toasts newest job creator

Westpack is a bottle decorating and packaging company based in Russia.
Tana Weingartner WVXU

Kentucky is raising a glass to the newest company bringing jobs to the commonwealth. The Russian bottle decorating and packaging company is opening a manufacturing facility in Covington.

Westpack is investing nearly $4.5 million and creating 63 full-time jobs.

Kentucky Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson calls the announcement a "tremendous commitment."

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Local News
2:11 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Boehner talks about economy during visit to Butler County company

House Speaker John Boehner told about 60 Vinylmax employees the economy is limping along and could be doing a lot better.

House Speaker John Boehner says the sooner the government starts addressing its fiscal problems, the sooner the economy will begin to improve.  Boehner spoke with employees of Vinylmax, a window manufacturer in Hamilton, during a tour of the company's plant Monday. 

He says investors and business people around the country are looking for some certainty about what Washington is going to do.

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