Month: January, 2018

Sexual Orientation Ordinance Passes in Springfield
Government, Local-Government, News, Top Headline, Top Story

Sexual Orientation Ordinance Passes in Springfield

Sexual orientation was added to the city of Springfield’s non-discrimination ordinance before a large crowd at the Jan. 30 city council meeting. in 2012, the ordinance was voted down, 3-2, but after years of debate, including numerous individuals and groups expressing vocal support of the issue, the Springfield City Commission voted 4-1 to pass the…

Springfield’s LGBT Ordinance: Opposing Sides Share Their Views
Government, Local-Government, News, Top Headline, Top Story

Springfield’s LGBT Ordinance: Opposing Sides Share Their Views

The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Champion City News. Rick Incorvati Deacon, Christ Episcopal Church Treasurer, Equality Springfield Dear Champion City News, The Springfield city Commission has taken up a proposal that would protect people from being fired or evicted on the basis of their sexual orientation…

HUTN Closes on JP Morgan Financing
Business

HUTN Closes on JP Morgan Financing

Funds Will Support Marketing SPRINGFIELD, Ohio, January 25, 2018, /PRNewswire/ HUTN Group Inc., a unit of HUTN, Inc. (OTC: HUTN) closed on a $4.6 million financing by JP Morgan Chase.  HUTN Group will allocate the resources to support product development and marketing of new digital services by subsidiaries EF Hutton, Inc., Vibrant Mobility, Inc. and…

International Truck Unveils Mid-Range Diesel Versions Of International® HV™ Series Trucks
Business, Local Business

International Truck Unveils Mid-Range Diesel Versions Of International® HV™ Series Trucks

HV507 and HV607 Models Expand Vocational Line-up that Includes a Bridge Formula Solution LAS VEGAS, Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — International Truck today unveiled the International® HV™ Series Mid-Range Diesel (MRD) at the World of Concrete 2018 North American Commercial Vehicle Show—that includes a bridge formula truck for the concrete industry. The first models of the International® HV™ Series, a…

HUTN, Inc. Appoints Charles E. Winburn to Board
Business, Local Business

HUTN, Inc. Appoints Charles E. Winburn to Board

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio, January 24, 2018 / PR Newswire / – HUTN, Inc. (OTC: HUTN) today announced the appointment of Charles E. Winburn to its board of directors.  An impassioned community advocate and life-long activist, Mr. Winburn served multiple terms as an elected, active member of the Cincinnati (Ohio) City Council before terming out at the…

Former Springfield Standout Making Immediate Impact at University of Wisconsin
Hometown Spotlight, Local Sports, National Sports, Sports

Former Springfield Standout Making Immediate Impact at University of Wisconsin

The adjustment period when making the leap from high school to college varies for every collegiate football player. Throw in the adjustment involves getting prepared to play at one of the most successful programs in the Big Ten Conference and many players struggle mightily during this transition period. From more detailed playbooks, rigorous academic demands,…

Why Champion City News?
Hometown Spotlight

Why Champion City News?

Why are we called The Champion City News? What does Champion City mean? At the turn of the 20th century, the city of Springfield, Ohio found itself a couple of nicknames that would stick for decades to come. In the early 1900s, both citizens of the city and visitors and tourists began referring to Springfield…

New Bakery Sweetens Springfield’s Downtown
Around Town

New Bakery Sweetens Springfield’s Downtown

Jazzy Cakes & More opened its doors in early December and has quickly become the go-to spot for specialty cakes and freshly baked cupcakes in downtown Springfield. Owner Jasmine Stream, a Springfield native, said it has been exciting to become a part of the local business community. Stream started the business just under four years…

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“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career, I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and I missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

— Michael Jordan

 

 

“If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.”

Oprah Winfrey

 

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— Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”

— Stephen Covey

 

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— Ronald Reagan

 

 

 

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Champion City News is a weekly online newspaper published to cover news in the City of Springfield and throughout Clark County, Ohio. Champion City News is committed to providing informative and unbiased coverage of local companies and nonprofits, government and politics, schools, sports and entertainment. The publication seeks to promote the region by recognizing organizational growth and performance as well as stories of individual perseverance and success.