Education, job training, and fighting recidivism and drug addiction are all key to alleviating poverty, according to U.S. Senator Rob Portman. The Ohio Republican shared his strategy while visiting a faith-based relief organization in Cleveland. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports:
Monday, September 29, 2014 at 7:42 PM
Mention “space battles” and you’re apt to picture alien invaders and rockets exchanging laser fire. But in reality, they usually involve diplomats, corporations and attorneys – including one from Cleveland. ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports.
Monday, September 29, 2014 at 7:23 PM
Deeply flawed but an unforgettable character – that’s how many are remembering former Youngstown area Congressman James Traficant. He died Saturday after being injured in an accident on his family’s Mahoning County farm. ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports.
Four teams of software developers pulled an all-nighter in downtown Cleveland, this weekend, in a race to design a computer application with a music theme. The event was billed as Ohio's first "Rockathon", with each group chugging coffee and writing programming code for 24-hours, before debuting their creations at the Rock Hall on Saturday. ideastream's David C. Barnett reports on what they came up with.
The Vindicator reports that former U.S. Representative James Traficant, has died.
The story of a world champion boxer with Northeast Ohio roots will be celebrated in a west side Cleveland neighborhood, this weekend. ideastream's David C. Barnett reports on a statue being dedicated to local legend, Johnny Kilbane.
Ohio's graduation rate continues to tick upward as urban school districts make incremental improvements in their rates.
Ohio's 16th Congressional district stretches from Wayne County almost to Lake Erie, and the two men running to represent it are just about as far apart in outlook. But Republican incumbent Jim Renacci and Democrat Pete Crossland came together for a debate, something few Ohio candidates have agreed to do this year. Reporter Mark Urycki has some of the give and take from the Cleveland City Club this afternoon.
Cuyahoga County will be picking a new chief executive this fall. Two men are vying for the job. The Republican is Jack Schron. He's a county councilman from the East Side suburbs, and he owns a Cleveland manufacturing company called Jergens. His office there overlooks I-90 in Cleveland's Collinwood neighborhood. That's where I sat down to talk with Schron one morning this week. We began our conversation with the economy.
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