A couple thousand people packed Public Square on Saturday to show support for the Cleveland police in the wake of national criticism of law enforcement procedures. ideastream's David C. Barnett reports on what organizers called a "Sea of Blue" rally
Friday, December 26, 2014 at 4:59 PM
A rally is planned for tomorrow in downtown Cleveland’s Public Square to show support for law enforcement. Organizers say they want to counter recent criticism of the police, in Cleveland and across the nation. ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports.
Friday, December 26, 2014 at 2:47 PM
As we close the books on 2014, heroin addiction continues to plague Northeast Ohio as a major public health threat. According to the Medical Examiner’s Office, deaths from heroin overdoses in Cuyahoga County have quadrupled since 2007. ideastream’s Kay Colby reports that the dangerous trend hasn’t shown any signs of letting up.
It’s the end of the year and ideastream is looking back on big stories from 2014, and one undeniably big story was the Toledo water crisis, which left nearly half-million people without safe drinking water. Ideastream’s Anne Glausser revisits that event and asks about its aftermath.
Tomorrow (Saturday) is a special anniversary for Cleveland sports fans. It’s the 50th anniversary of the Cleveland Browns winning an NFL championship, a game played at Cleveland’s old Municipal Stadium.
This week, we've been revisiting some of the year's biggest stories, to put them into perspective as we get ready for the New Year. ideastream health reporter Sarah Jane Tribble sits down with Morning Edition Host Nick Castele to talk about the year in health.
Cleveland Cinemas is the city’s only movie outlet showing “The Interview” on its original national release date today, after the film sparked terror threats for showing the assassination of North Korea’s dictator. ideastream’s Joanna Richards spoke with movie goers at the first screening this afternoon.
A classic Christmas conjures images of twinkling streetlights, wreaths, and garlands. And in the college town of Oberlin, part of that charm takes shape in an annual contest, where local merchants try to outdo each other with holiday window displays. Some are traditional, and others push the envelope, as ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports.
The year is nearly finished, and we're taking some time to revisit the major stories we've covered this year. ideastream's senior arts reporter David C. Barnett talks with Nick Castele about the year in arts and culture.
Thursday, December 25, 2014 at 9:34 AM
Starting next year, school districts will be allowed to place levies on the ballot specifically for the purpose of increasing safety measures. Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports.
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