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Cleveland Schools Will Ask Voters For Additional Construction Funds

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 2:34 PM

This November 4th voters in Cleveland will decide whether to keep money flowing to replace or upgrade school buildings.

Northeast Ohio Schools React After Learning of Nurse’s Visit to Region Before Ebola Diagnosis

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 11:48 AM

Two Northeast Ohio school districts disinfected a number of buildings this week after news that a nurse visited the region before testing positive for Ebola in Dallas. ideastream’s Nick Castele has more.

Health Officials Tracing Steps of Nurse Who Flew to Cleveland Before Ebola Diagnosis

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 10:50 PM

Health officials in Northeast Ohio say they're retracing the steps of a nurse who visited the Akron area before testing positive for Ebola this week in Dallas. The disease is only transmitted through contact with body fluids of a person showing symptoms. But ideastream's Nick Castele officials are taking the news seriously.

Keeping The ‘Risks’ Of Ebola’s Spread In Perspective

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 5:56 PM

Health officials say one person in Ohio has been voluntarily quarantined after having household contact with the Texas nurse who was later diagnosed with Ebola. But the general public has no real reason yet to worry, according to Terrence O'Sullivan, Director for Emergency management and Homeland Security Policy Research at the University of Akron. He spoke to told ideastream's Tony Ganzer.

Cleveland Officials Address Ebola Fears

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 5:44 PM

Following the CDC’s announcement that a nurse traveling from Cleveland to Dallas tested positive for Ebola Tuesday night, local officials are implementing measures to track and contain potential Ebola cases in the Greater Cleveland area. ideastream's Brian Bull reports.

Common Core Causes Ohio’s Teacher Training Programs to Make A Shift

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 2:55 PM

Nearly half the teachers in the classroom said in August that have not been adequately prepared to teach to the Common Core - learning standards that emphasize reasoning over rote memorization. That national survey got us wondering if the next generation of teachers is getting the prep they need. StateImpact Ohio’s Amy Hansen reports.

Cuyahoga County Likely To Approve $50 Million Demolition Fund

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Cuyahoga County Council members are expected to finalize later this month a proposed 50 million dollar fund to demolish foreclosed and abandoned homes.

BREAKING: Nurse With Ebola Was On Cleveland Flight To Dallas

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 12:04 PM

BREAKING: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say they’re contacting passengers of Frontier Airlines flight 1143, that flew from Cleveland to Dallas-Ft. Worth Monday, after a Texas nurse on the airplane tested positive for Ebola Tuesday night.

Kasich Campaign Runs New Ad Geared Toward Women Voters

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 10:08 AM

A new ad for Republican Gov. John Kasich is meant to attract the female vote. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports Democrats are claiming it is disingenuous.

Medical Officials Say Most Ohioans Shouldn’t Worry About Contracting Ebola

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 9:54 AM

As the Ebola outbreak continues in some nations in West Africa, fear among Ohioans seems to be mounting. But Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports state health officials want people to stay calm and to get educated.

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