Business & Economy

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.

Senator Sherrod Brown is introducing legislation that would give the federal government the power to block foreign companies from buying up U.S. firms.

Bids were due Thursday from cities hoping to land Amazon’s second headquarters. Alongside Ohio’s large cities – including Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus- the small city of Niles is hoping it may have a chance.

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Thursday is the deadline for U.S. cities to submit bids to Amazon if they want to be home to the giant online retailer’s second headquarters. Does Columbus really stand a chance?

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