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Kasich Gets Union Endorsement, Touts Transportation Spending for Job Creation

Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 5:42 PM

The dirt and noise of the Innerbelt bridge construction in downtown Cleveland was the backdrop today as Governor Kasich got the endorsement of a local engineer’s union. ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports.

A Conversation With Leading Trade Official

Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 11:56 AM

The lead trade official for the U.S. is in Ohio today as part of an Administration campaign to talk up the benefits of foreign trade agreements, including two major initiatives which have stalled. One is with a dozen Pacific Ocean nations, including Japan, ...and another with European countries. They're a tough sell at home with critics, who say foreign competitors would get greater access to American markets while benefits to the U.S. would be trivial. Trade Representative Michael Froman disputes that. He spoke with WCPN's David Molpus.

Activists Plan Statehouse Rally to Protest Beavercreek Police Shooting

Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 9:21 AM

Activists demanding action from police in Beavercreek, Ohio -- near Dayton -- say they’ll continue to organize in support of John Crawford III after their requests were denied Wednesday. WYSO's Jerry Kenney has more.

Ready to Battle Ebola

Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 9:19 AM

The first case of the Ebola Virus diagnosed in the United States was found September 28th. Since then, there have been other patients brought to the U-S for treatment, but no others have been 'diagnosed' here. Still, just the possibility of a local case has changed the discussion.

Many Statewide Campaign Ads Focus On Candidates Rather Than Issues

Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 8:54 AM

We hear them on the radio and see them on TV and online. It’s that time of year when voters are bombarded by campaign commercials. Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow breaks down the strategies that go into creating ads and how this year’s batch of commercials depict an unusual set of campaigns.

Mentor Leverages State Grant To Expand Blended Learning

Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 7:22 AM

Not too many years ago only the most progressive school districts were introducing technology into the K-12 classroom. For the rest it was either unaffordable, impractical or not even on the radar. Today it's a different story. Blended Learning, a mix of traditional classroom and online instruction, is beginning to be regarded as imperative - and inevitable - in today's technology driven culture.

Diverse Group of Rockers Contend for the Hall of Fame

Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 6:01 AM

The playlist couldn't be more diverse --- from waves of pounding metal and brooding industrial beats, to the slick sound of disco. ideastream's David C. Barnett has details on the 2015 nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Ohio ERs See Thousands Of Dental-Related Cases

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 11:08 PM

A new report from a group that’s pushing for universal health care shows more than 84,000 Ohioans who lack necessary dental coverage turn to emergency rooms for more expensive treatment that could have been prevented.

An Extended Conversation With Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 6:37 PM

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak recently spoke at EO Cleveland's Thrive 2014 conference, where he spoke to an audience of entrepreneurs and innovators about the role of creativity in the tech industry. Afterwards, he made time to greet his fans and followers, as well as share some perspective with ideastream's Brian Bull. Below is a transcript of their conversation.

Gov. John Kasich Saye He Supports Ohio Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 6:31 PM

Gov. John Kasich says he continues to support the state’s ban on same sex marriage, even as similar prohibitions are being struck down by the courts. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler sat down with the Republican incumbent after a campaign stop in Cincinnati this week, and asked him about that.

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