Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 7:05 PM
The head of Cuyahoga County’s largest municipality has taken a side in next year’s race for county executive. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson says he’s backing State Rep. Armond Budish to succeed Ed FitzGerald in the job. Ideastream’s Nick Castele reports.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 7:02 PM
Less than a week after vowing to stay in the race, Ohio Senator Eric Kearney said in an emailed statement he is removing himself as the running mate for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 4:50 PM
The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to make a decision soon about where to open up air space for the testing of commercial drones. From Ohio Public Radio member station WYSO, Lewis Wallace reports Ohio is competing to become one of six sites around the country.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 4:47 PM
The state says it’s created a new system to connect Ohioans to Medicaid benefits, faster. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports this is just another step in the state’s project to better coordinate public assistance programs.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 4:42 PM
Some Republican and Democratic State lawmakers are proposing a package of 11 bills that they say will help address the drug abuse problem in Ohio.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 4:32 PM
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says three deer hunters were killed during the week-long gun season.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 7:58 AM
The St. John's Bible took 155 monks, a scribe for the British House of Lords, 23 artists, 16 years and a lot of swan feathers, calf skin and gold leaf to complete. Measuring 2 feet tall by 3 feet wide when open, the 7 volume work - commissioned by St. John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota - is the first hand-written, illuminated Bible commissioned anywhere in the world in 500 years. 68 pages of the St. John's Bible are on exhibit at the Canton Museum of Art. M.L. Schultze of Ohio Public Radio Station WKSU has the story.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 7:35 AM
When Cuyahoga County Council voted last week on how to spend money raised by the health and human services levy, they boosted the funding for an initiative called Invest in Children. ideastream health reporter Sarah Jane Tribble joins Morning Edition Host Rick Jackson to talk about that program and explain how tax dollars are at work.
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 7:08 PM
Northeast Ohio energy companies and national researchers met yesterday at NASA Glenn Research Center to start talking about better ways to bring federal assistance to the area’s economy. ideastream’s Nick Castele reports.
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 5:38 PM
Recent efforts to rev up business at Cleveland's Horseshoe Casino have shown some success, but revenues are still down from a year ago.
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