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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.

Area Artists Frustrated with Being Put in a Black Box

Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 6:55 PM

For the past month, local arts and cultural organizations have been busy telling stories about African American history. But, ideastream’s David C. Barnett reports that some area artists and cultural leaders find Black History Month to be a double-edged sword.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s Deer Culling Plan Approved

Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 3:58 PM

Later this year, sharpshooters will be entering sectioned off areas of Ohio’s only national park. It’s part of a 15-year, $4 million, deer-culling plan for the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. It was approved yesterday by regional administrators. As ideastream’s Brian Bull reports, the plan is ambitious and controversial….but aims to bring natural balance back to the park.

State Lawmakers Agree On Budget Result, Not The Necessarily The Path

Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 3:22 PM

It's still not clear exactly what state lawmakers will do with Gov. John Kasich's budget proposal. But the Speaker of the House believes lawmakers and the Governor have a common goal. From our Statehouse bureau Andy Chow explains.

Cold Put Kinks In Some Common Core Testing

Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 3:17 PM

The blistering cold has forced hundreds of school closings in the past week, making it tough for many districts to carry out a new series of tests. Statehouse reporter Andy Chow has more.

Strickland Ready to Run

Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 10:06 AM

Former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland wants to be a U.S Senator in the near future. Jo Ingles of our Statehouse Bureau reports that Strickland has thrown his hat in the ring.... to run against Republican Senator Rob Portman next year.

Police Unions Get Testy Response at Community Meeting

Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Cleveland police unions and minority representatives made their first joint appearance with the public last night to discuss tensions over the department's use of force. As ideastream's David Molpus reports, the encounter at the New Sardis Primitive Baptist Church didn't go well.

Heinen’s Opens Doors To Its Downtown Cleveland Store

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 7:44 PM

Downtown Cleveland has a new supermarket, one that city officials hope will rejuvenate a depressed stretch of the Euclid Corridor and become a destination for both commuters and tourists. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports on the grand opening of a Heinens inside the Ameritrust Complex.

Frigid February May Be One For The Record Books

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 6:32 PM

It’s normally fun to break a record. Well, probably not so much if you’re sick of winter. A weather specialist says this month may be the coldest on record ever for Greater Cleveland. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports.

‘Young Invincibles’ Want More Budget Focus On College Students

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 6:25 PM

A group that advocates on behalf of millennials says Governor John Kasich's budget plan doesn't do enough for college students. Statehouse reporter Andy Chow has more.

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