If you're feeling a bit tired of your same old exercise routine, ideastream health reporter Sarah Jane Tribble has the story for you. She roamed Northeast Ohio with ideastream Associate Producer Lauren Wilson to test new workout offerings. They found plenty of new options to help you mix things up.
Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson gave his annual update on the state of the city today at Cleveland Public Auditorium. For the second straight year at the City Club event, Jackson was interviewed onstage – this time by WKYC’s Russ Mitchell. ideastream’s Nick Castele was there, and has this report.
Ohio ranks high for recent economic development, according to a corporate real estate magazine. The editors of “Site Selection” say the Buckeye State ranked second only to Texas for 2013. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports:
Federal job data can paint very different pictures of the Greater Cleveland region. Followers of the monthly labor report see a region that’s been hemorrhaging jobs, while detractors see fault with just how those numbers are crunched. That split made headlines recently, as both Team NEO and Cleveland State paired up to challenge the sour labor outlook. ideastream’s Brian Bull has the story:
Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson delivers his ninth state of the city talk tomorrow, in an event put on by the City Club. ideastream’s Nick Castele reports Jackson is doing away with a traditional speech for the second year running.
Libertarians filed for the five statewide executive offices this year – but only two had enough valid signatures. And protests have been filed against both of them that could get them tossed off the ballot entirely. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler sat in on a hearing on one of those protests.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 5:40 PM
Students and education groups are renewing the call for state lawmakers to increase funding for the Ohio College Opportunity Grant. They say that state money for college is not available to many students who attend two year colleges.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 4:47 PM
Hundreds of thousands of oil and gas wells have been drilled in Ohio since the Civil War, and many were never properly closed off Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports a state agency is stepping up efforts to plug these wells.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 4:45 PM
The state’s private job creation corporation says it helped created nearly 18,000 jobs last year. From Ohio public radio station WOSU, Steve Brown has more.
Ohio’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown was pushing for expansion of the earned income tax credit even before President Obama released his budget today. And Brown invoked the name of another president in making his case. For Ohio Public Radio, WKSU’s M.L. Schultze reports.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 4:38 PM
As a part of National Consumer Protection Week, the Ohio Attorney General is spreading the word about con artists. Attorney General Mike DeWine says all too often scammers prey on Ohioans.
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