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Cleveland Council Approves $500,000 for Rock Hall Induction

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 12:05 PM

The city of Cleveland is set to put $500,000 toward the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on April 18 this year. That makes up a part of the $7 million the event is expected to cost overall. ideastream's Nick Castele has more.

OH Seniors Taking Advantage of Hiring Program

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 10:05 AM

If you're over age -55, `and` having trouble finding a job, there's at least one place that can help. From member station WOSU, Marilyn Smith reports on a senior Employment Program that served more than 16-thousand people last year.

Sneak Preview of Upcoming Be Well Cancer Coverage

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 7:30 AM

The word cancer packs an emotional punch. While treatments have improved and the number of survivors has grown, the disease remains a formidable threat. It’s projected that by 2030 the number of new cancer cases will increase by 45%. This week ideastream kicks off a multiple-media series focused on various aspects of cancer and how the disease impacts Northeast Ohio patients and families. In this segment, producers Anne Glausser and Kay Colby discuss what's in store. Find more stories by visiting Be Well: Cancer.

Cleveland Mayor Apologizes for Response to Lawsuit from Tamir Rice’s Family

Monday, March 2, 2015 at 10:24 PM

Cleveland's mayor is apologizing for a city court filing that suggested 12-year-old Tamir Rice was responsible for his own fatal shooting by police. ideastream's Nick Castele reports the brief was filed in response to a lawsuit by the family.

Lorain Could See Steel Layoffs

Monday, March 2, 2015 at 2:56 PM

The United Steelworkers union is awaiting word this week on exactly how many hundreds of people will be at least temporarily laid off in Lorain. From Ohio Public Radio station WKSU M.L. Schultze has more.

Former Speaker Helping Charter School Conglomerate

Monday, March 2, 2015 at 9:56 AM

The Ohio House is considering a list of reforms aimed at cracking down on bad charter schools and the companies that manage them. For-profit charter companies may have something to say on that matter and one of them is getting help from a retired top legislator. Mark Urycki of State Impact Ohio reports . .

Civic Leaders Help New Cuyahoga Executive Set Agenda

Monday, March 2, 2015 at 5:24 AM

Leaders in economic development, arts and culture, health and more have offered their advice to new Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish. He brought them together to help set priorities and strategies, as ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports.

Be Well: Cancer Resources

Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 4:16 PM

Regional, statewide, and national resources related to the Be Well: Cancer coverage.

Excessive Force On Decline

Friday, February 27, 2015 at 5:16 PM

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson continued his campaign Friday to show how much the city has done in recent years to avoid "excessive use of force" by police. He also outlined some additional steps under consideration. ideastream's David Molpus reports.

Communities Say They’ll Keep Fighting Gas Drilling Despite Blow from High Court

Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 9:13 PM

Last week in a high-profile case, the state Supreme Court ruled that the city of Munroe Falls couldn’t enforce its rules limiting oil and gas drilling there. The industry is claiming a victory against local efforts to control it, while other Ohio communities say they’ll keep fighting for the right to regulate. ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports.

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