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Lights Out in D-Town

Last evening was an event like most of us have never seen before. About 6:45 pm the power went out all over the City, County, and parts of adjoining counties. Since daylight savings time starts this weekend, sunset already is early. About 45 minutes into the power outage we called relatives about what the range … Continue reading

Are Training Schools Answering Next Generation Workforce?

This is an issue near and dear to my heart. Upon graduation from high school in 1976, my initial dream of a future career was crushed when I realized I would not be able to fulfill it. Undeterred, upon working for the Marion, Ohio division of Whirlpool Corporation I had found a home. That is … Continue reading

Shifting Sands

During the past two weeks here in my hometown Delaware, Ohio the brick and mortar facie has changed. Our beloved independent bookstore “The Beehive” have closed their doors for good. Albeit rather abruptly, the closing leaves more questions than answers. Not even the manager got any notice of the decision until the public was told, … Continue reading

File – 20% Pay Cut For 650,000 Federal Workers copy.pdf

20% Pay Cut For 650,000 Federal Workers copy.pdf Sent from my iPad

Marion County Schools Recieve High Marks in 2013 Robotics Challenge

These two articles highlight the efforts of middle / high school robotics teams taking part in the 2013 VEX / VRC World Robotics Championships held last weekend in Anaheim, California. Reflecting on last years team efforts Marion County school teams improved significantly. Last year one of the competitions actually took place in the Marion County … Continue reading

Parking App Takes the Anxiety out of Shopping Local

Frustrated because all your neighbors will get to the sale at Carousel Closet, Endangered Species records, Bee Hive, Fundamentals Parent/Teacher Store or make their haircut appointment at Razors Edge before you?? Entrepreneur has the solution to your problem. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324504704578412931653650290.html

OWU History at Our Fingertips

They Say that lightning rarely strikes twice in the same area, but our own Ohio Wesleyan University has done exactly that. This week I saw an article in the “Connect to OWU” section of their website that unveils a new asset available for use at the Beeghley Library. OWU History At Our Fingertips is the … Continue reading

RealClearPolicy – Online Sales Taxes Done Right

As the Online Sales Tax commentary gets more attention from various state governments some of their ideals and even drafted legislation leave much to be desired. During the last two weeks four states have introduced and in some cases passed legislation directing their state’s small businesses to begin collecting online sales taxes in direct violation … Continue reading