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Local manufacturers have easier access to a company that wants to help them grow.

Cleveland-based Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network, known as MAGNET, has opened a storefront location in downtown Akron. It’s the company’s first satellite office.

MAGNET offers engineering and consulting to startups and established businesses in 18 Northeast Ohio counties.

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Here are your morning headlines for Friday, August 31:

  • ICE raid detainees indicted;
  • Ohio State trustee resigns amid Urban Meyer decision;
  • Officials confirm fentanyl exposure sicked dozens at Ohio prison;
  • Shapiro announces apartments for homeless female veterans;
  • State to begin mailing absentee ballots;
  • New body armor arrives for state agents after grievance;
  • Barberton teen pleads guilty in mansion arson;

13 ICE raid detainees indicted

Summit Development Chief Welcomes Bond Rating Upgrade

Aug 30, 2018
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The Development Finance Authority of Summit County will be able to inject more funding into public projects due to an upgrade in their investment bond rating from a B plus to an A minus.

The rating, issued by the finance company Standard and Poor’s, indicates the quality of bonds issued by a given entity.

Chris Burnham, the President and C-E-O of D-F-A, said the higher rating will allow for better funding for future projects.

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Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, August 30:

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Akron-Canton Airport

Here are your morning headlines for Wednesday, August 29: