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Candidate Kearney addresses financial questions
Other headlines: Chevy Cruze sales upsurge; JobsOhio reports stagnant job prospects
by WKSU's JEFF ST. CLAIR


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  • Chevy Cruze sales upsurge
  • JobsOhio reports stagnant job prospects
  • Toledo teen charged in school lockdown
  • Cleveland Hts. student brings stun gun to school 
  • Candidate Kearney addresses financial questions
    A Democrat vying to be Ohio's lieutenant governor plans to take questions from reporters amid recent reports that he owes hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal and state tax liens.

    News of the debts emerged just days after Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald selected state Sen. Eric Kearney as his running mate. It has complicated his party's hopes of unseating Republican Gov. John Kasich next year.

    FitzGerald has defended Kearney, saying the financial challenges are related to the state lawmaker's struggling small business, which is a publisher of the Cincinnati Herald.

    According to a news release from the Democrats' campaign, Kearney has scheduled a conference call with reporters today to provide an update into the finances of his family's company.


    Chevy Cruze sales upsurge
    General Motors says sales of the Ohio-built Chevy Cruze were up last month.

    GM said Tuesday that Cruze sales were up by 8.3 percent in November, snapping it out of three-month slide. The compact car is built at a plant in Lordstown, near Youngtown.

    It was best November sales ever for the Cruze.

    The Vindicator reports that Tuesday's positive report broke a streak of declining year-over-year sales.  In September, Cruze sales dropped 50 percent from the same period last year, signaling an all-time low in the vehicle's sales.

    But the Cruze has had a good year of sales overall. It's still Chevrolet's second-best selling model behind the Silverado pickup truck.


    Toledo teen charged in school lockdown
    A 14-year-old Ohio student who triggered a lockdown and police standoff after he allegedly flashed a pellet gun at school has been charged as a juvenile with two felonies.

    The student was arraigned Tuesday in Toledo on charges of making terroristic threats and illegal conveyance.

    The Lucas County Juvenile Prosecutor says the student won't be charged as an adult.

    Scott High School was on lockdown for more than an hour Monday after police say the student pulled a pellet gun that looked like a real firearm.


    Cleveland Hts. student brings stun gun to school 
    For the third time in two months a Cleveland area school district has had a weapon on school property.

    The Plain Dealer reports a student in Cleveland Hts. was disciplined Tuesday for bringing a stun gun to Oxford Elementary School.

    The incident was the third one in recent months that involved weapons on school property.


    JobsOhio reports stagnant job prospects
    The privatized job creation agency created by Gov. John Kasich shows stagnant employment growth in Ohio

    The report from JobsOhio shows the total number of projected higher and investment from Ohio companies slowed in the third quarter, according to the Columbus Dispatch.

    Yesterday, the Ohio Supreme Court denied a request to force JobsOhio to hand over various documents through a public-records request.

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