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The cruise ship Carnival Magic floats behind a catamaran off Cozumel, Mexico on Oct. 17. The ship skipped a planned stop there Friday, the cruise line says, after Mexican authorities delayed granting permission to dock.

When Reassuring Isn't: Cruise's Needless Rush To Test For Ebola

Here's a question about the fine line between a prudent response and panic: Is the sight of a U. S. Coast Guard helicopter hovering over a cruise ship to pick up a blood sample (that's to be tested for Ebola) a sight that should inspire feelings of reassurance, or a nagging sense that something is not quite right?

That's the question that's still in the air after the weekend's effort to airlift a blood sample from a passenger who was aboard what is now being called the Ebola Cruise.

Parts of pyro-electric airbag initiators lie in a production line at the international automotive supplier Takata Ignition Systems GmbH in Schoenebeck, Germany, Thursday, April 17.

Toyota Becomes Latest Automaker To Issue Recalls Over Faulty Airbags

A massive auto recall on defective airbags was given fresh urgency on Monday, when the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration encouraged the owners of nearly 5 million cars to get them fixed "immediately." Michigan Radio's Tracy Samilton told our Newscast unit some deaths have been tied to the defect:

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Monday, October 20, 2014

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber this morning announced attorney John Rossi of Cortland as its foundation president. Rossi will concentrate on support and growth for the foundation, which was formed in 1993 as one of the funding arms of the Regional Chamber’s economic development division. He has served as a consultant to the chamber for the past two years, initiating the Route 422 Corridor Master Plan and leading the Youngstown Air Reserve Station’s enhancement efforts for the chamber. He will continue to lead these efforts in his new role...

Monday, October 20, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In September, 7,947 new entities filed to do business in Ohio, up from 6,239 the same month a year earlier, the office of Secretary of State Jon Husted reports. Year to date though September, there have been 71,668 new business filings through the office, compared with the 68,562 filings during the first nine months of 2013. During the previous two years, 2012 and 2013, the state saw a record-setting number of new businesses file with 88,068 and 89,735 new companies filing to do business in Ohio respectively. Growth in online business filings has...