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Road to homeownership gets rockier this spring as rates rise

Road to homeownership gets rockier this spring as rates rise

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Higher mortgage rates are making the already challenging task of buying an affordable home even tougher for many Americans this spring.
In metro areas such as Denver, buyers are rushing to close a deal before mortgage rates get too high. In Dallas, some are embracing longer commutes to find homes they can ... (full story)


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Driverless cars give hope to blind - are automakers onboard?

Driverless cars give hope to blind - are automakers onboard?

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — In 2012, Steve Mahan, who is blind, climbed into the driver's seat of a self-driving car and rolled up to the drive-thru of a Taco Bell in a video that's been viewed more than 8 million times online.
The piece, produced by Google, captured the potential of autonomous-car technology to change the lives of ... (full story)


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Mahoning County Bar unveils Law Day events

From tours of the courthouse to opportunities to watch trials and shadow an attorney or judge—those are some of the activities legal professionals in Mahoning County are planning for students as part of this year’s celebration of Law Day.
The Mahoning County Bar Association Law Day Committee Chair Chief Deputy Clerk o ... (full story)


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OSBA honors Akron area attorneys for longtime service
 

As part of the District 11 annual meeting on April 17, 2018 the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) recognized four Akron area attorneys for five decades of service to the legal profession. One attorney was honored for 65 years of service. 
About the honorees:
Duane Lawrence Isham of Akron was honored for 65 years of servic ... (full story)