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2009-10-01 13:46:09

Kenneth Lewis' resignation from the top job at Bank of America may signify a bubble has burst in large-scale U.S. banking, a finance professor said. The resignation announced Wednesday, is not just the end of a CEO, this is the end of an era in American commercial banking, Tony Plath, a professor at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, told The Washington Post. The financial supermarket could die when Ken leaves, he said. Lewis arrived at North Carolina National Bank in 1969, when it...

2008-07-18 18:00:35

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Michele Prater of Ohio Education Association, +1-614- 227-3071, +1-614-378-0469, Cell COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Education Association (OEA) Fund for Children and Public Education (FCPE) State Convention announced its unanimous endorsement of Richard Cordray for Ohio Attorney General on the November 4, 2008 statewide ballot. "Richard Cordray has demonstrated that he truly supports public education through his initiatives working with...

2008-07-03 12:00:32

By James Nash, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 3--As Ohio Republicans move closer to naming their candidate for attorney general, the name Stephanie McCloud seems to be floating to the top of a small pool of contenders. McCloud, 37, was a senior deputy attorney general serving then-Attorney General Jim Petro, whose term ended at the beginning of 2007. McCloud is also known as the daughter of one of Ohio's most influential Christian conservative activists, Phil Burress. McCloud lives...

2008-06-22 06:00:03

By Joe Hallett and Mark Niquette, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jun. 22--Obamamania? Well, it might take awhile. For sure, the 2,000 party activists attending the Ohio Democratic Party's annual dinner last night at the state fairgrounds are behind their presidential candidate, Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois. But after his prolonged and sometimes bitter primary battle against Sen. Hillary Clinton of New York, some of the faithful are swallowing hard, opting for a slow embrace of Obama...


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