AG Yost Announces $103 Million Multistate Settlement with Avanir Pharmaceuticals

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today joined other states and the federal government in announcing a settlement with Avanir Pharmaceuticals over allegations that the company paid kickbacks to medical professionals and engaged in off-label marketing tactics to promote its flagship drug Neudexta unlawfully.Read full story

First-Time Pregnancy Complications Linked to Increased Risk of Hypertension Later in Life

Detailed pregnancy history, prevention strategies may hold a key to improving health outcomes.

Women who experience complications such as preterm births and preeclampsia during their first pregnancy are nearly twice more likely than women without complications to develop high blood pressure later in life — some as quickly as three years later, according to a new study of more than 4,000 women.… Read full story

New Projects Expected to Create More Than $12 Million in Investments

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced the approval of assistance for seven projects set to create 845 new jobs and retain 319 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and its regional partners.… Read full story

AG Yost Tells Petition Disruptors to ‘Knock it Off’ Following Reports of Harassment

(CLEVELAND) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today cautioned that his office will not tolerate harassment and intimidation in the state’s petition process.  

The warning follows reports that signature gatherers for the proposed House Bill 6 referendum have encountered aggressive “petition blockers” who attempt to deter voters from signing petitions.Read full story

Library Clerk Wanted

The Centerburg Public Library is seeking candidates for the position of Library Clerk.

  • Hours: 10-20 hours per week including evenings and weekends
  • Pay: $10.00/hour

Applicants must possess the following attributes:

  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • Ability to follow both written and oral directions
  • Flexibility in scheduling
  • Excellent computer and communication skills
  • Dependable, self-motivated and willing to be a dedicated team member
  • Able to work quickly and accurately
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability and willingness to take on additional responsibilities such as assisting with programming, assisting with materials processing, designing and setting up displays/bulletin boards and any other tasks assigned by Director or Assistant Director
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs and frequently bend, stoop and stand for long periods of time

Prior library experience is preferred but not required.… Read full story