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The Beachland Ballroom Celebrates 15 Years of Music and Community Building

Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 11:52 PM

One of Northeast Ohio's most famous music clubs celebrates it's 15th birthday this weekend. ideastream's David C. Barnett reports the nationally-known Beachland Ballroom has helped turn around the fortunes of a declining neighborhood.

Kasich Supports Fewer Testing Hours, But Doesn’t Want To Eliminate Student PARCC Tests

Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 4:09 PM

Parents across Ohio are reportedly opting their kids out of new standardized tests based on the Common Core math, reading and writing standards. And Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports that response is testing both state lawmakers - and the governor.

Penelope Mitchell - Sweet Memories

Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 1:48 PM

In State of the City, Mayor Says Cleveland Has Chance at Deep Changes to Police

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 5:58 PM

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson said he’s committed to deep and long-lasting police reform in his 10th State of the City talk yesterday. ideastream’s Nick Castele followed the conversation.

Sherrod Brown Suggests Help for NCLB Standardized Tests

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 5:52 PM

A consensus appears to be forming that American schoolchildren are taking too many standardized tests. Liberals complain that it’s being done to punish teachers. Conservatives say the federal government is intruding in local schools. The Ohio Department of Education wants a 20% reduction in such tests and now they may get some help in Washington. State Impact Ohio’s Mark Urycki

Safety Officials: Cleveland Needs More Minorities And Women In Police, Fire, and EMS Units

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 4:45 PM

More women and minorities are needed in Cleveland’s ranks of first responders. That conclusion is from the city’s Department of Public Safety, that hopes the city council will eventually enact a plan to diversify its police, fire, and EMS units. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports:

Cleveland Clinic Reports “Extraordinary” Financial Year

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 10:38 AM

The Cleveland Clinic reported its best financial year in more than a decade. That's what the hospital's Chief Executive Dr. Toby Cosgrove said during his annual staff presentation early Wednesday morning.

Rice Family Says City Should Apologize for Death, Not Just “Insulting” Language

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 6:58 PM

After widespread criticism, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson apologized Monday for language in a city court filing saying 12-year-old Tamir Rice was responsible for his own shooting death by police. Speaking at Cleveland’s Olivet Institutional Baptist Church today, Rice’s family called the incident part of a pattern of disrespect, as ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports.

Defense Plans Appeal of Reduced Sentence in Amish Beard-Cutting Case

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 6:17 PM

An attorney for an Amish leader doing prison time in a years-long beard-cutting case says he plans to appeal the new sentence his client received this week.

Netanyahu’s Congressional Speech Fires Up Debate Over Iran Threat

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 5:01 PM

Following his address to Congress, Cleveland-area critics and backers of Benjamin Netanyahu are speaking out about his warning of Iran’s nuclear capabilities. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports:

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