Business & Economy

Wilfredo Lee / Associated Press

The St. Louis-based prescription plan manager Express Scripts is being acquired by insurance company Cigna for $67 billion in cash and stocks.

Sherrod Brown
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Hours before President Trump is expected to unveil details about his proposed tariff on steel and aluminum imports, Ohio's U.S. Senators are expressing their reservations.

Chuck Quirmbach / Great Lakes Today

After Taiwan-based electronics maker Foxconn chose Wisconsin as the home for its first U.S. factory, several reports said Central Ohio officials were trying to get Foxconn to build another facility here.

Now the new Wisconsin factory is raising concerns about water being pulled from the Great Lakes.

Columbus City Hall
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The Columbus City Council approved a market feasibility study in the Hilltop at Monday night's meeting.

Kai Yee on a Cleveland construction site in winter
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For people who work indoors, snow, ice, and subfreezing temperatures are often nothing more than an inconvenience. But for construction companies and their employees, harsh winter weather can be something more—a financial and physical hazard.

President Trump made coal jobs a core of his presidential campaign, repeatedly vowing to bring back "beautiful" coal despite the industry's decades-long decline. And in pockets of the U.S. during Trump's first year in office, it may well have felt like a turnaround was underway.

A review of data from the Mine Safety and Health Administration shows 1,001 more U.S. coal jobs last year compared with 2016, although energy analysts say the reasons are short term and have nothing to do with White House policies.

Adora Namigadde / WOSU

Shoe-bronzing may have fallen out of popularity, but on one Monday afternoon, some customers are still lined up at the American Bronzing Company.

Tri-C Television and Video Services

Thyra Chaney loves movies. Like, really loves them.

“I love the dialogue. I love the production,” she says. “I love every single thing about it.”

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