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Non-Compete Clauses For A Sub Shop?

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In 2013, Jimmy John's Gourmet Subs was ranked as the nation's fastest growing restaurant chain by Kantar Retail.
9:02AM
October
21, 2014

Non-compete agreements are usually reserved for the media or executives who could divulge company secrets. But it’s been reported that Jimmy John’s, one of the fastest growing restaurant chains in Central Ohio, makes all of its employees sign extensive non-competes.

Fewer Younger Drivers On The Road

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8:32AM
October
21, 2014

State figures show the number of people in Ohio ages 16 to 20 who obtained a driver’s license dropped 8.5 percent in the last decade.

Unemployment Falls Slightly As Ohio Employers Add 6,000 Jobs

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8:56AM
October 17, 2014

Labor officials report the most September job gains in goods-producing industries like manufacturing and construction, state government, and trade, transportation and utilities.

City-County Agency Fails To Make Nationwide Arena Loan Payments

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A city-council agency is unable to make payments on the loan used to purchase Nationwide Arena.
3:59PM
October
15, 2014

The complicated plan to use tax money to buy Nationwide Arena has hit a snag. There is not enough money to make loan payments.

Study Links Hundreds Of Ohio Quakes To Fracking

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Fracking operations like this one have popped up around Ohio in recent years. A new study suggests links between fracking and small earthquakes in the region.
8:59AM
October
15, 2014

A new study suggests that fracking triggered hundreds of too-small-to-be-felt earthquakes in eastern Ohio late last year, months before the state first linked seismic activity to the oil-and-gas extraction technique.

COTA To Consider Bus Fare Increases

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If underwriters can't be found, COTA might begin charging passengers to ride its popular CBus.
5:39PM
October
14, 2014

Riders could soon be paying higher bus fares if increases are approved by the Central Ohio Transit Authority.

State, Advocates Offer Different Reasons For Cash Assistance Drop

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7:32AM
October 14, 2014

The state’s cash welfare program has sent out half as many checks to Ohio families than it did three and a half years ago. The state and advocates for low-income Ohioans have very different explanations about why.

Ohio Inmates Doing Less Community Service

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12:20PM
October
13, 2014

A new report says Ohio prison inmates are performing less community service.

State Launches Site For Disabled Job Seekers

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Job seekers are encouraged to post an online resume. Users can indicate whether they would like to be referred to employers specifically looking to hire individuals with disabilities.
9:07AM
October 13, 2014

The state has created a new website aimed at helping Ohioans with disabilities find jobs and work-related resources.

Columbus School District Says Teachers Must Repay Bonuses

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7:45PM
October
11, 2014

The Columbus school district says hundreds of teachers and other employees must repay bonuses totaling about $400,000 because they qualified for rewards only after administrators manipulated attendance data affecting school report cards.