Friday, February 28, 2014 at 5:06 PM
Lockheed Martin is planning to move 200 engineering jobs to its Orlando flight-training facility, and many of those workers could come from Akron. From Ohio Public Radio station WKSU, Kabir Bhatia reports.
Friday, February 28, 2014 at 5:01 PM
Gov. John Kasich has long campaigned against the state income tax. And his re-election campaign is underway, so it’s no surprise that he announced in his State of the State speech that the state income tax is once again a target.
As Black History Month winds down, we share a story of remarkable success and courage by an African-American, Charles B. Leek, who lived in Ashtabula 140 years ago, and rose to unprecedented heights of respect and responsibility. ideastream's Rick Jackson talked with Len Brown, who helped uncover this tale.
When Congress passed its spending bill for 2014 in mid-January, it restored $1 billion in funding to the National Institutes of Health. In Cleveland, that meant Case Western Reserve University saw some research funding previously lost through sequestration restored. But, as ideastream's Sarah Jane Tribble reports, it's still short of what it had been BEFORE the across the board cuts took effect.
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Tucked into a list of education proposals Governor Kasich unveiled in his State of the State speech Monday was a measure that actually has already taken affect - making funding to colleges and universities dependent on student success. StateImpact Ohio's Amy Hansen reports it's led one higher ed institution to adjust its approach to admitting students and guiding them toward a degree.
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 6:44 PM
Ohio’s schools are looking to the state legislature for answers on how to handle days missed because of snow and cold weather. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports on where legislation to deal with calamity days stands at the moment.
The battle between a city and an oil and gas company has made it all the way to the state’s top court. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, the ruling could have a major impact on how the industry is regulated in Ohio.
Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald is criticizing a pair of new elections rules in Ohio. ideastream's Nick Castele reports FitzGerald, a Democratic candidate for governor, says the rules infringe on citizens’ voting rights.
This Winter is poised to be one of the most brutal of the last 30 years according to insurance companies. A survey of 26 auto and home insurers in Ohio showed they expect huge claims just related to the Polar Vortex.
More people are turning to hemp seeds as a source of healthy fats and protein, and as a sustainable crop. QUEST Ohio's Anne Glausser reports.
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