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The Portage County Legal News is a daily publication devoted to legal, financial, real estate and general news. Designated by the Federal, County and Municipal Courts as the Official Law Journal of Portage County, Ohio.

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New UA American Legion post setting trends

The University of Akron wants to do away with the stereotypical image of the American Legion -- the nation’s largest wartime veterans’ service organization.
“You always think of American Legion posts as a bunch of old guys hovered at a bar on a Friday night,” said Stephen Motika, a retired Army officer an ... (full story)

Advocates for net neutrality win...for now

The latest move in the ongoing joust over net neutrality, while momentous, will not end the debate. Last month the Federal Communications Commission, on a party-line 3-2 vote, reclassified broadband service as a telecommunications service and imposed net neutrality rules on them. Under the new rules, broadband services would not be ... (full story)

Prosecutor: Ex-lawmaker bilked investors, repeatedly lied

Prosecutor: Ex-lawmaker bilked investors, repeatedly lied

CINCINNATI (AP) — A prosecutor says a former Ohio lawmaker defrauded investors in a technology company out of millions of dollars, while the lawmaker's attorney says the state is trying to make his client a scapegoat for others who mismanaged the business and embarrassed investors.
The claims were made Monday as the trial o ... (full story)