Tuesday, January 08, 2013
* Was there a college football game last night? The only Ohioan that cared was in attendance. John Boehner went to the BCS game in Miami, according to Politico.
** There is big news in Ohio politics!
Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland will not seek to reclaim his old job in 2014, saying in a statement Tuesday that he would “continue to stand with working men and women to build a stronger Ohio” but not as an elected official.....
...A Quinnipiac University poll last month found Kasich vulnerable to a Democratic challenger: just 36 percent of Ohio voters said he deserves another term, while 43 percent said he doesn’t and 21 percent were unsure.
In November, the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling found Kasich drawing 44 percent support against an unnamed Democratic challenger’s 43 percent.
>>> Did you know that Macy's is closing some stores? According to Cincinnati.com, six Macy's stores are closing.
....Macy’s said it will close six underperforming stores as part of a normal review of its business. The stores include a Bloomingdales Fashion Show Home Store in Las Vegas, Nev.; and Macy’s in Paseo, Colo.; Belmont, Mass.; Honolulu, Hawaii; St. Paul, Minn.; and Houston, Texas. Closing the stores will cost $2 million to $4 million taken in the fourth quarter....
Consumers should expect this kind of retail madness.