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Regional Features: Archive by Date

March 2011

Drilling Applications Turning Parks Into Battlefields

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 4:51 PM

Debate is beginning to boil in the Ohio legislature over a plan to allow oil and gas drilling in state parks.

Public Money For Private Schools Touted

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 4:47 PM

1,000 supporters of sending more state tax dollars to private, parochial, and charter schools rallied at the Ohio Statehouse.

Jumpstart Defends Job Creation Record At Forum

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 4:43 PM

The non-profit group Jumpstart took a step Tuesday in addressing accusations that its return on public dollars may be less than optimal.

‘Teach For America’ Gets Passing Grade From Legislators

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 4:40 PM

Legislation clearing the way for the Teach for America program to come to Ohio is on its way to the governor's desk.

Many People Who Have Diabetes Are Unaware

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 7:41 AM

ideastream's Eric Wellman speaks with Tammy Randall with the Cleveland Chapter of the American Diabetes Assoc.

Conservative Think Tank Gains Prominence Under Kasich Administration

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 5:43 AM

The Buckeye Institute was virtually unknown, but these days is findings its ideology welcomed by a new breed of Republicans.

Tuesday Checkup: oxygen chamber treats range of ailments

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 5:26 AM

Reporter Diane Suchetka brings listeners inside a hyperbaric oxygen chamber.

West Side Market Draws International Conference To Cleveland

Monday, March 21, 2011 at 4:00 PM

The city-owned food marketplace celebrates its centennial next year.

Teach For America has Its Fans… And Skeptics

Monday, March 21, 2011 at 2:00 PM

Legislation to pave the way for Teach for America to arrive in Ohio is set to come before lawmakers this week.

Parole Board Recommends Against Clemency For Death Row Inmate

Monday, March 21, 2011 at 9:03 AM

The Ohio Parole Board has recommended against clemency for a Cincinnati man who's facing death.

Senator Brown Weighs In On Libyan Military Action

Monday, March 21, 2011 at 8:59 AM

Ohio's senior US Senator is weighing in on the use of American military strikes in Libya. From Ohio Public Radio member station WOSU.

Study Finds Older, Cheaper Diabetes Medications Are Just As Effective

Monday, March 21, 2011 at 8:17 AM

A new study might bring welcome financial news to the millions of Americans diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.

Diversity Realities

Monday, March 21, 2011 at 4:00 AM

Some governments in Northeast Ohio are trying to define the meaning of "diversity" in their hiring practices.

State Development Chief Moved To New Position After Constitutional Challenge

Friday, March 18, 2011 at 4:01 PM

Ohio Development Director Mark Kvamme will not be serving in that capacity any longer.

Ohio Jobless Rate Dips For 12th Straight Month

Friday, March 18, 2011 at 10:59 AM

New figures have just been announced for February.

Proposed EPA Standards Would Be The First To Limit Mercury Emission

Friday, March 18, 2011 at 10:50 AM

Ohio environmental groups and utilities are making their cases regarding new anti-pollution standards set this week by the U.S. EPA.

Michelle Rhee Urges Educators To Make Aggressive Decisions

Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 4:20 PM

Michelle Rhee says a culture of weak decision making and praising mediocrity is hindering US education reform.

Voinovich Still A Strong Voice For Nuclear Power

Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 2:06 PM

Despite the recent sunami, Former Senator George Voinovich still sees nuclear power as a viable and necessary piece of the U.S. energy mix.

Midwest Economic Ties To Japan Run Deep

Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 12:00 PM

Niala Boodhoo of our Changing Gears team reports on how the natural disaster in Japan is impacting businesses in the midwest.

Budget Critics Sound Off On Sound Of Ideas

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 4:51 PM

Cuyahoga County Executive Ed Fitzgerald and some city mayors are decrying what they see as a shifting of the burden of government.

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