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  • Remember Rentals

    You may remember a colorful former member of Congress named Jim Trafficant, who is now in jail. But what you probably don’t know is that he clawed his way up the political ladder in the 1980s, when, as sheriff of Mahoning County, Ohio, he refused to implement home mortgage foreclosures.

  • Up on Downtown

    As in Aesop’s tale of the tortoise and the hare, the race doesn’t always go to the swift

  • Sec. 538 the Missing Piece for Meadow Glen

    CAREY, OHIO—Talk about a deferred developer fee: The Woda Group put more than $400,000 of its own money into the rehabilitation of an old rural housing property here while the developer waited to close the last piece of the $3.8 million project’s permanent financing.

  • Ghost Towns

    The East Side Organizing Project (ESOP) has a creative way of getting a predatory lender’s attention—dumping 2,000 small plastic sharks on the lawn of the lending company’s top executive.

  • Building a ‘Baby Halliburton’

    When Cleveland lawyer Frank Chapman decided to go after a big HUD contract, his firm had little or no experience in the job the agency needed done: managing and marketing Federal Housing Administration-insured single-family properties.

  • Q & A

    Florida has experienced unprecedented increases in the cost of land, construction, utilities, property taxes, and insurance

  • U.S. Lamp Demand Growing

    Demand in the United States for lamps is forecast to advance 3.1 percent per year to $5.2 billion in 2009, according to a new study from the

  • Material Exploration

    A planetarium juxtaposes the materiality of its daytime image against a nighttime presence wholly defined by light.

  • 2005 Sirius Award Winner

    , has announce the winner of its 2005 Sirius Award, Katherine Abernathy of Abernathy Lighting Design. The firm was selected for its lighting scheme for the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame in Cincinnati, Ohio. An award ceremony will be held at this year's Lightfair in New York. The award honors...

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