A trial gets underway Wednesday in one of the biggest public corruption cases Ohio has ever seen. Former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora will try to convince a jury he did not run a criminal enterprise from the county's administration building.
In 2011, the Italian automaker introduced its first car for the U.S. market in 27 years, the Fiat 500. It opened new dealerships to sell only that model, but dealers had to manage without national advertising for months. And when an ad featuring Jennifer Lopez did finally come out, it was panned.
Increasingly, academic medical centers are joining elite hospitals in mounting national ad campaigns. Their goals include attracting faculty and students — and more patients. But the results of the marketing campaigns are hard to measure, analysts say.
Adam Humphries had a problem. He needed a Chinese visa to travel on vacation, but he had all the wrong forms. His confusion led to an amazing business idea. He now parks a van in front of the Chinese consulate in New York and works as a visa consultant for befuddled travelers like him.
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