Giant Eagle

A federal judge this week denied a request by pharmacy chains to throw out a lawsuit over the opioid crisis brought by Lake and Trumbull counties.

U.S. District Judge Dan Polster’s Thursday ruling allows the two counties to move ahead with preparations for a May 2021 trial in federal court, to be held in Cleveland.

A sign outside a Kroger grocery store encourages shoppers to maintain social distancing while in the store.

Kroger and Giant Eagle have joined other stores in following Gov. Mike DeWine’s order to limit the number of customers shopping in retail stores at a given time to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Paper products at Giant Eagle's Grandview Store
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Workers sanitizing the handles of shopping carts and baskets has become the new normal at the Giant Eagle in Grandview, and at supermarkets around Ohio.

Debbie Holmes

The Columbus health department took the unusual step of shutting down two grocery stores this month after shoppers reported rodent droppings and chewed grocery items on store shelves.  

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Giant Eagle announced Tuesday that they will offer buy outs to 340 of its corporate employees. But the Pittsburgh-based chain may not be the only grocery story experiencing hard times.