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To solve the epidemic of teen hunger, we should listen to teens who experience it

(THE CONVERSATION) For many young people, the toughest choice they will ever have to make about food is what to eat at home or what to choose from a menu.
But for Texas high schoolers Tamiya, Juliana, Trisha, Cara and Kristen, the choices they have to make about food are more difficult. For them, the conversation is less about f ... (full story)

How Buttigieg is reviving pragmatic, progressive ideals of Social Gospel movement

(THE CONVERSATION) Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign has attracted new attention since his aggressive performance in October’s Democratic primary debate.
One late October poll of Iowa Democratic caucus-goers, the first voters to weigh in on the party’s 2020 nominee, showed the South Bend, Indiana, mayor i ... (full story)

Military-funded prosthetic technologies benefit more than just veterans

(THE CONVERSATION) In 1905, an Ohio farmer survived a railroad accident that cost him both of his legs. Two years later, he founded the Ohio Willow Wood company, using the namesake timber to hand-carve prosthetic limbs. The company grew, surviving the Great Depression and a fire that destroyed the plant, and still thrives today in r ... (full story)

Exempt employee salary increase rapidly approaching

It has been over 15 years since an earnings threshold increase took effect for white collar employees exempt from the minimum wage and overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  
But that’s about to change. The DOL announced a new final rule on Sept. 24, 2019, raising the earnings threshold f ... (full story)

Family, colleagues remember Akron attorney Stanley P. Aronson

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Akron personal injury attorney Stanley P. Aronson was known for his “bulldog” tactics in and outside the courtroom, as he sought to obtain the best possible outcomes for his clients and their families, said Summit County Probate Court Chief Magistrate George Wertz.
“Stan was a very creative and aggressive advo ... (full story)