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Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 12:00am
You may have noticed some pretty wild swings in gasoline prices in recent months. Well, it’s not your imagination. Economists are seeing those trends, too. And WKSU’s Tim Rudell reports they’re seeing them more in this part of the country than anywhere else. Pump prices at the g...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:00am
An event can’t attract 15,000 participants and as many as 100,000 spectators without affecting a town’s collective wallet. Last fall’s Akron Marathon saw $2.4 million spread around town, according to local economists in a report released Wednesday. With nearly 52 percent of the...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:00am
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Water-taxi service may return to the Cuyahoga River as early as next year, with the help of Leadership Cleveland alumni. Cleveland Metroparks CEO Brian Zimmerman and Kate Brown, MetroHealth Systems' vice president of foundation and system philanthropy, made th...
Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 12:00am
MADISON, Wis. - Runner's World magazine ranked the BMO Harris Bank Madison Mini-Marathon & 5K the 14th best half-marathon in the nation. The event is owned and produced by Vision Event Management. This half-marathon is popular with runners across the country, attracting nearl...
Friday, February 28, 2014 - 12:00am
Bill White is part deal maker and dream maker — that is helping people with their entrepreneurial dreams. White helps people buy and sell businesses — from the small dental practice to large manufacturing firms. Annual revenues of the companies he deals with range from $100,000...
Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:00am
PRLog - Feb. 27, 2014 - KENT, Ohio -- Professors of the human resources curriculum in the College of Business Administration have once again joined together to deliver a series of forums centered around current human resources challenges. The first session, Selection: Best Pract...
Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:00am
PRLog - Feb. 27, 2014 - KENT, Ohio -- The Pi Sigma Epsilon (PSE) fraternity in the College of Business Administration at Kent State University is hosting its second Sales Career Fair on March 4. The sales-focused career fair will be from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Student Center Bal...
Monday, February 24, 2014 - 12:00am
PRLog - Feb. 24, 2014 - A group of Kent State University students earned second place in Bowling Green State University’s annual National Service Marketing Competition (NSMC). The preliminary round took place on Feb. 14, and the finalists presented on Feb. 15. Kent State Univers...
Friday, February 21, 2014 - 12:00am
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Just how integral is the TechBelt Initiative to the future of the region? Consider this eye-opening statement from Barb Ewing, chief operating officer of the Youngstown Business Incubator. “It’s not likely that NAMII would have been here without the TechBelt...
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 12:00am
Kent State University alumna Judith A. Jones is the first honoree of the Spirit of Women in Business Award. Jones, a 1964 graduate of the College of Business Administration’s Masters of Business Administration program, was the first woman to receive an MBA from the university. “I...

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