The recent snowfall has rekindled people’s fears over the possibility of another extreme winter. But for shipping anyway, there’s a silver lining to last year’s bitterly frigid polar vortex. ideastream’s Brian Bull explains:
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 10:44 AM
Open enrollment for Affordable Care Act health insurance coverage started Saturday, and to publicize it, local officials had gathered at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last week to dub the local kickoff "Rock Enroll." The Rock Hall would be one of many locations throughout the city where in-person help would be available for insurance shoppers.
The list of people who want to head the Ohio Democratic Party is getting longer. Ohio Public Radio’s Karen Kasler runs down some of the new names on it.
Lawmakers may soon be voting on a bill to raise the pay of judges, county officials and other elected officeholders – including themselves. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.
There is a quiet but significant shift happening in America. Across the country, the way we care for the elderly is changing. States are tapping into federal dollars that allow older and disabled residents to move out of nursing homes and back into the community. And it's happening in record numbers here in Ohio. ideastream's Sarah Jane Tribble has the story.
A piece of Northeast Ohio history was rebuilt over the weekend. The beloved Euclid Beach Park Carousel has been restored to its former glory in a new home at the Western Reserve Historical Society. ideastream's David C. Barnett reports that the carousel is just about ready for Clevelanders to ride for the first time in 45 years.
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 4:04 PM
Prison officials have released the results of an investigation into the escape of three inmates from the Allen Oakwood prison in Lima – among them, Chardon High School shooter T.J. Lane and Columbus child killer Lindsey Bruce. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.
The Canton millionaire accused of sending illegal campaign donations state treasurer Josh Mandel and Congressman Jim Renacci will be going to prison. Ben Suarez has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for tampering with a witness. WCPN’s Mark Urycki reports
Friday, November 14, 2014 at 11:01 AM
A federal judge is expected to sentence a Northeast Ohio businessman today on a charge of tampering with a witness. It’s the lone conviction remaining against direct-mail magnate Benjamin Suarez – accused of engineering $200,000 in illegal campaign contributions to U.S. Senate and congressional campaigns. For Ohio Public Radio, WKSU’s M.L. Schultze has more.
Tea Party activists say they are disputing the secret vote that resulted in State Rep. Cliff Rosenberger’s election as incoming Speaker of the Ohio House. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.
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