Angry at his bank for taking too big a scoop in overdraft fees, one Pittsburgh ice cream shop owner decided to set up his own flavor of a community bank, with interest on deposits paid out in sweets.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Records show Ohio's state government payroll fell to less than $3 billion in 2012 -- a 3% drop from the previous year.
A computer analysis by The Columbus Dispatch shows that most of the top-paid non-university government employees were again professionals in the Ohio Department of Mental Health.
A psychiatrist at a state psychiatric hospital in Northfield, near Cleveland, made the most at more than $335,000 last year. He was the only state employee to top $300,000 annually.
Department of Mental Health spokeswoman Trudy Sharp said he agency's medical expenses are high because it must maintain professional care 24 hours a day, seven days a week at all six psychiatric hospitals.
Records show Gov. John Kasich made $148,347 in salary last year.
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