Over the past six years, Cuyahoga County distributed over a hundred-million-dollars to develop and sustain arts and culture. This groundbreaking public support, financed by a special tax on cigarettes, has scored national attention. But, the income from that tax is starting to dwindle, prompting a re-evaluation of how the money is spent and how we put a value on what an artist does. ideastream’s David C. Barnett reports.
Cleveland Schools CEO Eric Gordon delivered his annual State of the Schools hosted by the City Club of Cleveland Tuesday.
A liberal think tank and the state's largest teachers union have launched a website that provides Ohioans comparisons of public school districts and public and private charter schools in an area. A spokesman for the pro-charter school group My School, My Choice claims the site has false statements about charter schools so data can't be trusted. Our Statehouse reporter Andy Chow has more.
Efforts to revitalize Public Square got a boost today from one of the city’s banks. It puts the $32 million goal to redevelop the area within shouting distance. ideastream’s Amy Hansen reports.
Tomorrow marks one year since the Affordable Care Act Marketplace opened up on healthcare.gov. And it's the first year of the so-called individual mandate-everyone is supposed to get health care or pay a tax penalty. Health insurance companies are ramping up their business. From Ohio Public Radio station WYSO Lewis Wallace tells us more.
After several years of multiple executions, there’s only been one in Ohio this year, with the next one scheduled for February. But Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports, there are questions about whether executions will start up again anytime soon.
Just over two years ago, we reported on the expansion of health care systems in the Greater Cleveland area. Now the battle among providers for turf dominance is moving towards the outer ring suburbs and Akron. As ideastream’s Brian Bull reports, it’s getting congested out there.
Gov. John Kasich rallied supporters for his gubernatorial bid in Northeast Ohio yesterday. As ideastream's Nick Castele reports, Kasich shared the stage with a fellow Republican often mentioned as a potential 2016 presidential candidate.
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About 1 in 8 Americans ages 40-60 are raising children, 'and' caring for older family members. ideastream producer Kay Colby talked with Morning Edition host Rick Jackson about the growing numbers of people in that position, and the impacts on their lives.
The two men running for Cuyahoga County Executive tangled yesterday in a debate hosted by the City Club of Cleveland. ideastream's Nick Castele reports the candidates touched on the economy, social services and their backgrounds.
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