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Past articles by Mark:

Honda lays out plans for its electric future. See how it affects the Ohio plants

Honda's transition to electric vehicles means big changes for its plants in Ohio where the automaker wants to create an EV hub. → Read More

Solar company to build Pataskala factory that will employ 850

One of the largest solar manufacturing facilities in America will be built in Licking County, a project that will create 850 jobs beginning in 2023. → Read More

OhioHealth to build $600 million facility at Riverside to care for women, families

The new facility at Riverside Methodist is designed to provide advanced maternity and neonatal intensive care services → Read More

First women-owned bank in Ohio proposed for Grandview Heights

Organizers are seeking regulatory approval for the proposed Fortuna Bank would become the first women-owned bank in the Columbus region and Ohio. → Read More

Root fires chief financial officer after less than a year as insurer struggles

Root has dumped its chief financial official of less than a year, saying his termination was not related to the company's financial results. → Read More

Honda, LG Energy's $3.5 billion battery plant in southwest Ohio starts push to electric vehicles

Honda and LG Energy Solution have broken ground on their $3.5 billion plant in Fayette County that will make batteries for Honda and Acura EVs. → Read More

Ohio is adjusting workers' comp rates. Is your business in line for a cut?

The state fund for injured workers is cutting rates by 8% for Ohio's private employers, the latest in the string of rate cuts that date to 2011. → Read More

JPMorgan cuts mortgage jobs in Columbus, CEO Jamie Dimon says bank is 'mostly expanding'

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon discussed his company's employment locally, as well as the Columbus economy and what lies ahead. → Read More

Intel slashes dividend as part of a cost-cutting measure

Intel is reducing its dividend by two-thirds as part of a cost-cutting measure even as it continues its investments in Licking County and elsewhere. → Read More

Olive lays off 209 workers in second round of cuts in months

Olive is going through a second round of layoffs, telling the state that it cut 209 jobs with 44 of those in Columbus. → Read More

Dog-treat subscription company Bark to cut 12% of its workforce in cost-cutting move

The company behind the BarkBox dog-toy-and-treat service will cut 12% of its workforce in a cost-cutting move. → Read More

JobsOhio gives Honda, LG $237 million in grants for $4.2 billion Ohio investment

JobsOhio is handing out $237 million in grant to Honda and LG Energy for their $4.2 billion investment in the state. → Read More

Gelsinger, other Intel execs take pay cut following dismal financial results

CEO Pat Gelsinger and other top managers and executives of Intel are taking pay cuts after the company posted weak financial results last month. → Read More

Intel project in Ohio to test region's ability to meet labor demand, report says

Intel's $20 billion project offers promise for workers who don't have formal degrees, according to a new report. → Read More

AI lender Upstart, Genpak to cut more than 200 jobs in Columbus

Genpak has told the state that it will close its operations at 845 Kaderly Dr. in 2023. → Read More

Abbott Laboratories receives tax breaks for Bowling Green project

Abbott Laboratories received approval for Ohio tax incentives for its plan to build a factory in Bowling Green that will employ 450 workers. → Read More

Ohio regulators set public hearing for proposed solar farm on Bill Gates property

Ohio regulators have set a public hearing for what would be one of the nation's biggest solar farms on land owned primarily by Bill Gates. → Read More

Columbia Gas of Ohio customers to pay more under settlement struck with regulators

Columbia Gas of Ohio customers will pay more for service under a settlement that state regulators approved on Thursday. → Read More

Ohio Consumers' Counsel Weston to retire

Bruce Weston is retiring as the leader of the state agency charged with defending consumers in utility cases. → Read More

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. legacy remembered with song, words as annual breakfast resumes

More than 1,500 people gathered at the Greater Columbus Convention Center to mark the resumption of the in-person Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast. → Read More