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College students used 3D technology to make devices for vets

CLEVELAND (AP) — It was the simple things they missed.
Gardening. Turning the pages of a book. Using an electric razor.
Veterans, many of them requiring wheelchairs, told Cuyahoga Community College students about their longings as they all gathered not too long ago in a room at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Cente ... (full story)

War is good for Lockheed Martin profits

Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 75 shares of Lockheed Martin in late 2016 at $260 a share after reading your column praising the stock. You said that it had good dividend growth and that revenues and profits would continue to grow at an uninterrupted pace. I also remember that in some other column, you claimed that wars and the "expec ... (full story)

Hollywood finds northeast Ohio great filming location

Two Hollywood movies have recently been filmed in the Youngstown area, with potentially more are on the way according to Fred D’Amico, head of the Youngstown Regional Film Commission.
And in Kent, plans are underway to film 67 Shots, based on one of the many histories of the Kent State May 4, 1970 shootings. That movie will ... (full story)

Agency says US, Canada fall short on protecting Great Lakes

Agency says US, Canada fall short on protecting Great Lakes

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Despite recent improvements, the U.S. and Canada have a long way to go toward ridding the Great Lakes of pollution that endangers human health and the environment, an advisory agency said last Tuesday.
Inadequately treated sewage, industrial chemicals and farm runoff are still flowing into the fi ... (full story)

Medtronic, si or no?

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm writing for a 46-year-old friend of mine who escaped Cuba and came to the U.S. in 1981. I told him to write to you, and he did so in Spanish (he doesn't speak English) to ask what to do with the 319 shares of Medtronic PLC stock he inherited. Your response -- "Write me in English and I'll answer your questio ... (full story)