As it moves into the final phase of fundraising for a $350 million renovation and expansion project, the Cleveland Museum of Art remains a stable financial risk, in the eyes of the Standard and Poor's credit rating agency. A new S&P report says the museum maintains its AA+ rating despite a tumultuous year which saw the controversial departure of its director in October, and the celebrated completion of the eight-year construction phase at the end of December.
A new home for theater, dance and music in Northeast Ohio is growing from spiritual roots. ideastream's David C. Barnett reports on Case Western Reserve University's plans to transform an historic Jewish temple into a performing arts center.
Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown is backing a measure to make permanent a law that protects renters from sudden eviction when a home is foreclosed.
Monday, March 10, 2014 at 6:10 PM
A panel of lawmakers says the Ohio Lottery can spend $22.5 million for machines to offer to veterans’ and fraternal groups, who have been using machines the Attorney General says are illegal. But as Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports, there are mixed reports on the demand for those machines.
Monday, March 10, 2014 at 5:25 PM
When United Airlines announced last month that it would eliminate its regional hub at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, officials were quick to say the move would not spell disaster for Cleveland air travelers or the region. New analysis from the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland appears to support that conclusion.
In accordance with plans announced three years ago, car maker Ford is shifting production of medium-duty trucks from Mexico to its Avon Lake, Ohio plant.
Monday, March 10, 2014 at 8:30 AM
Democrats and Republicans in the Senate each have bills to renew the federal unemployment benefits program that kicks in after state benefits are exhausted. Ideastream's Nick Castele reports Ohio Sen. Rob Portman is a major player in the latest GOP effort.
Locally produced goods are all the rage, these days, from the craft beers at area bars, to the fresh produce grown in the soil of Northeast Ohio. Some Oberlin filmmakers are growing their own version of localism by turning their cameras on ordinary people. ideastream’s David C. Barnett reports that these mini documentaries are developing a global following.
On Saturday morning, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty and state investigators recreated the scene of the 2012 police chase and shooting that killed two people at Heritage Middle School in East Cleveland. ideastream's Nick Castele reports.
Friday, March 7, 2014 at 5:44 PM
Word came down late Friday afternoon from Secretary of State Jon Husted's office.
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