Economy

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October was a good month for the state's job market.

On Friday, the Ohio Department of Commerce will stop accepting applications for its first crop of medical marijuana dispensary licenses. Although only 60 licenses will be issued, some industry insiders estimate that applications will number in the hundreds.

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At Dublin Cleaners, the big money is what they spend on handling cash, not bringing it in. Which is why this local laundry chain is transitioning to a cashless operation.

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Mass transit is expected to play a big role in getting thousands of people to jobs at the two fulfillment centers Amazon is building in Northeast Ohio.

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Forget what you see on HGTV. Being a realtor is way more grind than glamour.

Fifty years ago, when Akron’s first shopping mall opened, it marked a beginning of the migration of retail out of downtown. These days, that mall is struggling and customers may be heading back to Main Street. WKSU’s Kabir Bhatia looks at the future of retail in Akron.

The city's largest health care employer is making moves to attract health-tech startups to the city.

Several Ohio cities put in bids with Amazon for its second headquarters, complete with offers of tax breaks. But Gov. John Kasich maintains, while he’s hoping high-tech firms are looking at Ohio, the state does not “buy deals.” Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler talked with Kasich about luring technology companies to the state.

Esther Honig

With a package full of property-tax incentives, income tax refunds and transportation plans, Columbus threw its proverbial hat in the ring to become the site of Amazon's second corporate headquarters.

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Cincinnati mayor John Cranley says the region can win the bid for Amazon's second headquarters.

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