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Will Congress pass the massive, job-killing Trans-Pacific Partnership?

For decades, politicians have sold Americans the same bill of goods: they have promised that big trade deals would help middle-class workers by lowering unemployment and raising wages. But the opposite has happened. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), for instance, sent 680,000 jobs out of the country, froze wages, and shuttered factories across [ Read More ]

Seminar at OhioMeansJobs/Clermont

OhioMeansJobs/Clermont County is hosting a free business seminar on wage and hour issues from 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 15, at OhioMeansJobs/Clermont, 756 Old State Route 74, Suite A, Cincinnati, OH 45245. In “Show Me The Money!” Lee Geiger and Nick Ziepfel from Graydon Head will cover a variety of wage and hour [ Read More ]

Franklin Twp Historical meetings to move

The Franklin Township Historical Society’s next meeting on Feb. 20, 2016 will move to the Township Building on 981 Hopewell Road. The Franklin Township Historical Society will continue to meet in the Township Building until further notice. We look forward to seeing you there. Please call if you are unsure of where the Township Building is [ Read More ]

New year, new look for Ohio, West Virginia dairy farmers

To kick off the new year, the American Dairy Association Mideast (ADA Mideast), which represents Ohio and West Virginia dairy farmers, recently launched a new website – – to answer consumers’ questions about all things related to milk and dairy foods. On the site, consumers can meet Ohio and West Virginia dairy farmers, learn [ Read More ]

Salvation Army attempts to close fundraising gap

The Salvation Army in Cincinnati announced today that its 2015 Kettle campaign raised nearly $754,000, which was more than $45,000 short of the $800,000 goal. The results also indicate that approximately $30,000 less was raised in the 2015 campaign as compared to 2014. It is not clear what factors lead to the shortfall. The Kettle [ Read More ]

Mercy Health earns Joint Commission Certification

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its shoulder replacement program, making it one of only two programs within 60 miles to achieve this recognition for program excellence. [ Read More ]

Local resident honored for support of fairs

Fifty-four individuals or organizations were recognized at the 91st Ohio Fair Managers Association annual convention at the Greater Columbus Convention Center for outstanding service to their local fairs. Of this group, six received the Director’s Award for Innovation and Excellence for their progressive ideas and actions to improve and strengthen their fairs. Ohio Department of [ Read More ]

Podiatry practice opens in Amelia

Vaughn Blackburn, DPM has opened a podiatry practice in Amelia. Dr. Blackburn is an Amelia native and lifelong Clermont County resident. He is a graduate of St. Bernadette grade school, McNicholas high school and Hanover College. He earned his medical degree from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland. Dr. Blackburn accomplished a three-year [ Read More ]

Mercy Health provides tips for frostbite prevention

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, wants to keep the community safe and healthy this winter and provides the following eight tips to prevent frostbite injuries. Frostbite occurs when the skin freezes during exposure to cold temperatures. It can cause permanent damage and most [ Read More ]

Commissioner Proud elected to be president of Clermont BCC for 2016

Commissioner Bob Proud was elected president of the Clermont County Board of Commissioners for 2016 at the board’s Jan. 11 reorganization meeting. Commissioner David Uible was elected vice president. Commissioner Proud is serving his seventh and final term as a commissioner. He was first sworn in as commissioner on Jan. 3, 1989, at 30 years [ Read More ]

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