The Ohio House passed a bill unanimously yesterday aimed at reducing deaths from opiate drug abuse. The measure would boost access to a life-saving overdose remedy, as ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports.
One of Northeast Ohio's most famous music clubs celebrates it's 15th birthday this weekend. ideastream's David C. Barnett reports the nationally-known Beachland Ballroom has helped turn around the fortunes of a declining neighborhood.
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 4:09 PM
Parents across Ohio are reportedly opting their kids out of new standardized tests based on the Common Core math, reading and writing standards. And Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports that response is testing both state lawmakers - and the governor.
Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson said he’s committed to deep and long-lasting police reform in his 10th State of the City talk yesterday. ideastream’s Nick Castele followed the conversation.
A consensus appears to be forming that American schoolchildren are taking too many standardized tests. Liberals complain that it’s being done to punish teachers. Conservatives say the federal government is intruding in local schools. The Ohio Department of Education wants a 20% reduction in such tests and now they may get some help in Washington. State Impact Ohio’s Mark Urycki
More women and minorities are needed in Cleveland’s ranks of first responders. That conclusion is from the city’s Department of Public Safety, that hopes the city council will eventually enact a plan to diversify its police, fire, and EMS units. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports:
The Cleveland Clinic reported its best financial year in more than a decade. That's what the hospital's Chief Executive Dr. Toby Cosgrove said during his annual staff presentation early Wednesday morning.
After widespread criticism, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson apologized Monday for language in a city court filing saying 12-year-old Tamir Rice was responsible for his own shooting death by police. Speaking at Cleveland’s Olivet Institutional Baptist Church today, Rice’s family called the incident part of a pattern of disrespect, as ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 6:17 PM
An attorney for an Amish leader doing prison time in a years-long beard-cutting case says he plans to appeal the new sentence his client received this week.
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