Kentucky unemployment website suffers possible cyberattack

Fraught with fraud: Ohio’s unemployment system

Group designed to help reform Ohio’s troubled unemployment system finally meets

  Kentucky auditor blasts state leadership for some unemployment problems

  ‘It’s definitely something massive’: Ohio unemployment fraud claims skyrocket

Window Nation now open for business in Cincinnati

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State auditor: Kentucky’s unemployment office ignored at least 400,000 emails

  ‘Save Local’ campaign kicks off to help downtown businesses

  Ohio’s unemployment crisis: Who’s accountable? And is anyone holding them accountable?

  New team assembled to help with Ohio’s unemployment issues

$77 million OTR development moves forward without guaranteed affordable housing

  Ohio paid $330M in fraudulent unemployment claims in December

Help furnish new home provided to local Marine by Homes for Our Troops

Joshua Sust was enlisted in the United States Marine Corps as an Infantryman.

Top emergency locksmith cases in Cincinnati, Ohio

Many of us have already had some emergency situations in life and some of us have had some experience with emergency lockout services.

  Ohio’s unemployment fraud becoming national problem

The cases of fraud filtering through Ohio’s unemployment office are spreading like wildfire.

Get an Ohio 1099-G tax form but didn’t apply for unemployment? Here’s what to do

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services lists three steps to help those who suspect they might be victims of identity theft.

  Kentucky man baffled after receiving Ohio unemployment tax documents

  Hotel industry seeing devastating impact from COVID-19 in Cincinnati

More than 1,000 full-time jobs coming to southwest Ohio

Ohio AG asks Congress to shield unemployment fraud victims from getting taxed

  Unemployment identity theft claims thousands of victims in Ohio, agency head says

Maple Knoll staff people named 2020 LeadingAge Ohio Award recipients

FDA recalls products from pet food brand after 28 deaths, 8 illnesses in dogs

The Food and Drug Administration said the food contains potentially fatal levels of aflatoxin.

  Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Backs Program to Help Substance Abusers, Develop Recovery-Friendly Work Environments, And Advocate for Criminal Justice Reform

The mission of “Kentucky Comeback: Hope, Healing, and a Fair Chance” is to build a broad-based coalition to dramatically transform the state’s approach to addiction and criminal justice.

  Kentucky business owners rejoice after Gov. Beshear lifts indoor dining restrictions

Starting Monday, restaurants and bars in Kentucky can resume indoor dining at 50% capacity.

  Ohio borrowing nearly $7M per day on average to pay unemployment benefits

“We aren’t alone in this,” Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Director Kimberly Hall said.

Protect your family this holiday season with Eagle’s Locksmith

Theft and property crime rates increase dramatically during Thanksgiving and the new year.

Shopping for video game consoles this holiday season? Watch out for scams

Scammers are targeting holiday shoppers looking for video game consoles this year.

  Steps to take to avoid online shopping scams

Deloitte has estimated a 25 to 35% increase in online holiday shopping in 2020.

  New holiday programs help safely support small shops in OTR

The OTR Chamber of Commerce is working to make sure there are opportunities for you and your family to shop local. offers 20 complimentary evaluations on Veterans Day connects qualifying patients with compassionate doctors that are state-certified to make medical marijuana recommendations

  Hundreds of jobs coming to Clermont Co. with new Purina factory

Purina said the goal is to have 300 people employed at the new factory by 2024.

Local bar closed for extra cleaning after group refused to follow COVID-19 protocol

A local bar says they are closed Sunday for extra cleaning after a group of customers refused to follow COVID-19 protocol.

BIGGBY® Coffee expands to Cincinnati’s West Side

The new branch opens its doors on October 27.

  Cold weather could put a damper on outdoor dining

We’ve been fortunate to have warm weather for a majority of the month, but cold weather is right around the corner.

Macy’s hiring more than 1,400 in Ohio for holiday season

Macy’s will conduct all interviews for in-store opportunities by phone.

Cincinnati to host first convention since start of pandemic

Airline and convention executives are hoping to make the case that flying and gathering for business is safe again.

  Longtime Tri-State staple needs help reopening

While the owner was fortunate enough to find a new location, it is still a challenge opening in the middle of a pandemic.

Ohio may have paid out more than 100K fraudulent unemployment claims

The Ohio unemployment office is working to determine whether they mistakenly paid out unemployment benefits they believe were fraudulent.

  6 months, still no unemployment benefits for Tri-State woman

She was furloughed on March 13 when restaurants were shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Presidential pursuits: Oval Office replica in Mentor home listing

The home is 20 years old.

Surviving as an independent contractor in the current economy

AdClub Cincinnati will present a virtual panel discussion on the gig economy and how you can thrive in it.

  Local farm turned into an outdoor market

Vendors at Charm on the Farm sell everything from vintage decor to handmade goods.

Fire at Blue Oven Bakery location halts production, owners say

A major production site for Blue Oven Bakery is out of commission after a fire Thursday night.

  Hamilton Co. announces second round of grants for small businesses

Hamilton County commissioners announced the second round of grants for small businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Greater Cincinnati Domino’s stores looking to hire 350 team members

The positions include delivery drivers, customer service representatives, assistant managers and managers.

Covington unanimously approves changes to rental requirements

According to a news release, the city claims the changes will make it easier for landlords to navigate and achieve their goal of maintaining safe and decent housing for those who need it.

  Black-owned business owners pleased with support during COVID-19 pandemic

August is National Black-Owned Business Month and according to the U.S Census, there are more than two million Black-owned businesses in the U.S.

Amazon looking to fill 1,250 positions in NKY

The positions are for its customer fulfillment centers and delivery facilities,

Around 270K Ohio unemployment claims put on temporary fraud alert hold

Thee claims were put on hold after ODJFS says patterns of suspicious behavior were discovered

Food producer bringing 128 jobs to Sharonville

The project is expected to create 128 new jobs and result in more than $4 million of new payroll.

Apple Store at Kenwood Towne Centre closed ‘until further notice’

Apple announced it would again be closing some of its U.S. stores as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

P&G announces ‘new commitment’ to protect, restore nature

'Climate change is happening, and action is needed now,' said David Taylor, P&G chairman, president and chief executive officer

Carew Tower: One of Cincinnati’s most historic landmarks has been offered for sale to highest bidder

The 90-year-old Carew Tower, one of downtown Cincinnati's most historic landmarks, has been offered for sale to the highest bidder.

  Tri-State woman ordered to pay back thousands in unemployment benefits

For 15 weeks she received unemployment benefits from the state. Then she got a letter, without explanation, saying she owed it all back.

  Non-profit helping three times the usual amount of clients during coronavirus pandemic

Between March 16 and April 3, they helped 951 families, which is more than 2,000 individuals.

  GE Aviation lands $100m Air Force contract for F-15 engines

Work on the engines is expected to be completed in November 2022.

First Financial, 3CDC provide $50K to damaged downtown businesses

They estimate the total damage to be more than $275,000.

Fire damages Hyde Park restaurant

Units were dispatched to the fire around 3:30 a.m. at the Dancing Roll.

  Newport Aquarium reopens Monday with new requirements

Expect to wear a mask, have a temperature check and make a reservation

  Ohio casinos reopen with new coronavirus restrictions

Poker tables and live events or concerts will not be allowed until further notice, state officials say

Store closing sales underway at many JCPenney locations

Struggling retailer JCPenney is starting the shutdown process for many of its locations.

  Ohio now borrowing money to meet unemployment obligation, DeWine says

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced June 16 is the first day that the state has had to borrow money to meet its unemployment obligation.

  Coronavirus: Indiana casinos reopen Monday

Ohio casinos and racinos can reopen starting Friday

Belterra Park, Belterra Casino Resort to open next week

Both casinos will reopen with limited amenities.

  Call wait times drop, thousands of unemployment claims from March still not processed

The average time people are waiting on the phone to reach a call center worker is 24 minutes. On May 28th, it was 48 minutes.

  Tri-State casinos announce reopening dates, cleaning protocols

Hollywood and Rising Star casinos have announced their reopening dates after being closed for months due to the coronavirus.

Cincinnati Sports Club opens adults only pool

Adults only pool opens for the summer at lower capacity.

Next phase of Newport development announced

Hotel and office buildings in Newport will begin construction by the end of the year

  Cincinnati BBQ restaurant free lunch offer to black community sparks controversy

Eli's co-owner says the promotion was not meant to exclude anyone

Big Ash Brewing temporarily closing after employee tests positive for COVID-19

A brewery in Anderson Township is temporarily shutting its doors after one of their employees tested positive for COVID-19.

$650,000 raised for Downtown, OTR businesses through gift card match

More than 280 businesses benefitted from the program, 3CDC reports.

OTR small businesses have until Friday to apply for relief grant

Those interested in receiving a grant from the OTR Small Business Relief Program must apply by Friday

  What’s wrong with Ohio’s unemployment system?

Nearly 90,000 of the 1.2 million Ohio jobless claims have yet to be processed

Highpoint Health to merge with St. Elizabeth Healthcare

St. Elizabeth Healthcare and Highpoint Health have signed a Letter of Intent outlining an agreement to integrate Highpoint Health and its associated physician group, Highpoint Health Physician Partners, into the St. Elizabeth system.

GE beginning to reduce 25% of its global workforce as planned

As COVID-19 takes a toll on the airline industry GE begins its plan of reducing its global workforce by 25%

  Hospitals to enforce new procedures for visitors, Commissioner Driehaus says

Forgivable loans go up to $10,000 per business

  Ohio restaurants, bars reopen indoor seating

Restaurants across the state are starting to serve customers inside Thursday in the next phase of Gov. Mike DeWine’s plan for reopening Ohio.

  Small businesses facing obstacles to reopening

During these uncertain times, shops have had to make some adjustments to keep her business going.

House passes bill reforming Ohio’s domestic violence laws after teacher’s murder

'As concerns increase over rising instances of domestic violence due to COVID-19, it is crucial that this bill becomes law'