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Anti-Privatization Group Criticizes Kasich on Prisons, JobsOhio

Monday, October 20, 2014 at 7:02 PM

A national anti-privatization group has targeted Republican incumbent Gov. John Kasich over his signature policy decision – his public-private entity that replaced the state Department of Development. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

Ohio Watching 142 People—Though Fewer Had Close, Direct Contact with Ebola Patient

Monday, October 20, 2014 at 6:42 PM

The Ohio Health Department now says it's monitoring 142 people in Ohio who had varying degrees of contact with the Texas nurse now diagnosed with Ebola. ideastream's Nick Castele reports none are showing any signs of the virus.

Deshanon Haywood to be Re-tried in Akron Quadruple Murder Case

Monday, October 20, 2014 at 4:41 PM

A judge threw out a conviction and ordered a new trial in an Akron quadruple-murder case. Ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports the move comes just a few weeks after the initial trial.

A Global Gathering of Community Foundations Comes to Cleveland

Monday, October 20, 2014 at 1:55 AM

This week, a international gathering of community foundations comes to Cleveland. They're tackling the challenge of meeting social and development needs in a time of dwindling government funds. David C. Barnett reports that the community foundation movement started right here in Northeast Ohio, a century ago, and is now a global phenomenon.

Port Authority Board OKs Second Cargo Vessel For Struggling Route

Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 11:55 PM

An addition to the Cleveland to Antwerp trade route looks imminent. ideastream's Brian Bull reports:

Ohio and CDC Monitoring 153 Contacts; 3 Quarantined

Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 1:37 PM

Health officials said they now in touch with more people who had contact with Amber Vinson or flew with her. ideastream's Nick Castele has more.

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Ebola? Portman Offers Five-Point Plan

Friday, October 17, 2014 at 5:24 PM

Today, President Obama announced the appointment of an Ebola Czar….something Ohio GOP Senator Rob Portman called for several weeks ago. Yesterday, Portman released his own 5-point plan to stop Ebola. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports some of the recommendations were already underway.

Ohio Counties and CDC Monitoring 16 People; None Have Ebola Symptoms

Friday, October 17, 2014 at 1:50 PM

Public health workers are now monitoring more than a dozen people who had contact with Amber Vinson, but show no sign of Ebola symptoms. ideastream's Nick Castele has more. And reporter Mark Urycki has an audio report.

National Ebola Expert Says Little to Fear From Ebola-Infected Nurse’s Visit to Ohio

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 7:19 PM

National Ebola expert Dr. Daniel Bausch was in Cleveland this Thursday for a planned lecture about the public health response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. But his talk took on new relevance for Ohioans when news broke this week about an Ebola-infected nurse who traveled from Dallas to the Akron area. One of the main goals of his lecture was to calm public fear about possible further infections stemming from the nurse’s visit to Ohio. ideastream’s Anne Glausser was there and has more.

Ebola Case With Ohio Ties Prompts Infection Control Initiative For Nursing Students

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 4:34 PM

The latest case of Ebola involves – again – a nurse who treated a person infected with the disease. That health workers are on the front lines in controlling potential outbreaks isn’t lost on educators. Today Baldwin Wallace University launched its Ebola Infection Control Lab for student nurses. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports.

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