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City assisting small businesses during pandemic

Toledo doesn't have the economic development staff of a city like Columbus or Cincinnati, but it does know how to maximize its resources and help small businesses before, during, and after a pandemic.

Sun, 24 May 2020 14:00:00 GMT

Businesses adapting, surviving coronavirus pandemic

When Gov. Mike DeWine ordered all nonessential businesses to close by March 24 due to the coronavirus pandemic, pet groomer Telia Williams said she immediately felt a sense of loss and disconnection as the job she so loved doing was suddenly taken from her.

Sat, 23 May 2020 15:50:47 GMT

Latta bill would explore unmanned delivery services

U.S. Rep. Bob Latta (D., Bowling Green) introduced a bill this week that would task the U.S. Secretary of Commerce with studying unmanned delivery services.

Fri, 22 May 2020 19:40:32 GMT

Hertz files for bankruptcy

NEW YORK —- The century-old car rental firm Hertz Global Holdings Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday after its business all but vanished during the coronavirus pandemic and talks with creditors failed to result in needed relief.

Fri, 22 May 2020 23:06:40 GMT

Photo Gallery: Diners return to the tables

Indoor dinning resumed on Thursday as part of Ohio’s second phase of reopening after the coronavirus shutdown. People in and around Toledo returned to some of their favorite spots on Friday. Click the image above and the arrows on the left and right to view the full gallery.

Sat, 23 May 2020 02:26:01 GMT

Wall Street ends a choppy day mostly higher; crude oil falls

Stock indexes finished mostly higher Friday as Wall Street shook off an early slide, closing out a solid week of gains for the market.

Fri, 22 May 2020 21:16:17 GMT

Stocks end lower on Wall Street as US-China tensions weigh

Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Thursday as investors weighed more data showing the economic damage being caused by the coronavirus pandemic and another flareup in tensions between the U.S. and China.

Thu, 21 May 2020 20:53:53 GMT

Nearly 200 businesses Toledo's microenterprise grants

It appears the city of Toledo will award all 200 available grants for owners of the city’s smallest businesses.

Fri, 22 May 2020 02:20:38 GMT

Coronavirus-triggered layoffs in U.S. hit nearly 39 million

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans thrown out of work since the coronavirus crisis struck two months ago has climbed to nearly 39 million, the government said Thursday.

Thu, 21 May 2020 11:45:50 GMT

Pandemic could push Macy's to losses exceeding $1 billion

NEW YORK — Macy’s is warning that it could lose more than $1 billion during its first quarter after the coronavirus pandemic paralyzed retail operations nationwide.

Thu, 21 May 2020 12:17:12 GMT

Toledo Solar starts solar panel production

American solar panel manufacturers don't have the best track record, but a new company operating in Perrysburg believes it has found a winning formula.

Thu, 21 May 2020 11:30:00 GMT

Stocks close higher as investors gain confidence

NEW YORK — Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday, clawing back all their losses from a day earlier and extending their strong gains for the week.

Wed, 20 May 2020 21:43:28 GMT

Apple, Google release technology for pandemic apps

Apple and Google on Wednesday released long-awaited smart phone technology to automatically notify people if they might have been exposed to the coronavirus.

Wed, 20 May 2020 18:10:14 GMT

Big box rules: Target's online push readied it for pandemic

NEW YORK — Online sales at Target more than doubled as the pandemic put millions in lockdown during the first quarter, revealing further the critical role big box stores played in getting supplies to an immobilized population.

Wed, 20 May 2020 14:23:42 GMT

Lenders tighten mortgage requirements

Add buying a home to the list of activities that have been disrupted or curtailed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Wed, 20 May 2020 13:00:00 GMT

La-Z-Boy, Kristen Bell launch #OneMillionThanks campaign for nurses

MONROE — Essential workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic can never be thanked enough for their sacrifices, but one area company is trying to give them at least a million.

Wed, 20 May 2020 12:00:00 GMT

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