Portage County Legal News.
It’s been less than four years since attorney John W. Becker left his job as senior litigation counsel for Arthur Middleton Capital Holdings in North Canton to start his own practice.
“I think there are some people with the drive and confidence, and I’m one of them, to prefer being the lead dog so to speak,&rdqu ... (full story)
An episode of The West Wing aired in 2000 featured a scene in which office smart guy Sam Seabourn debates a young Republican woman named Ainsley Hayes on a cable political talk show. Ainsley points out that the administration opposed a Republican education bill because it allowed local control of the money, concluding that the presi ... (full story)
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago.
During the Great Depression, ... (full story)
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's sanitation department has its very own anthropologist-in-residence, a garbage guru who studies the refuse along the curbs of the nation's biggest city as a mirror into the lives of its 8.5 million residents.
"What does trash tell you about us?" asks New York University professor Robin Na ... (full story)
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) — When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party.
Shelters where he thought he could catch a good night's sleep while listening to the sounds of nature were instead filled with ... (full story)
COLUMBUS (AP) — A group of U.S. drilling states, seismologists, academics and industry experts issued guidance Monday in a frank new report on handling human-induced earthquakes caused by hydraulic fracturing or the disposal of fracking wastewater.
The 150-page report, produced by the StatesFirst initiative, represents perh ... (full story)