Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 4:01 PM
Democrats in the Ohio legislature say they will introduce a bill that would require more transparency in charter or "community" schools.
Many people who've enrolled in health insurance through the new government exchanges already had private insurance. We don't know how many yet…but those who switched did so because their old plan got cancelled due to changes in the law, or they got a better deal on the exchanges. ideastream health reporter Sarah Jane Tribble is here with the story of one those who's getting a better deal.
An estimated 1,200 people flowed through the Cleveland Museum of Art today, but not to gaze at ancient sculptures and old paintings. Rather, the attendees of the 2014 Northeast Ohio Entrepreneur Expo came to link up with potential investors and brush up on their business skills. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports:
With the May primary just four weeks away, the six democratic candidates for Cuyahoga County executive faced off in a debate at the City Club of Cleveland. ideastream's Nick Castele reports there were few fireworks and many people to introduce.
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 5:24 PM
Toledo Public Schools will get a slice of a $107 million federal grant to develop new and more personalized ways to engage high school students. Of the 24 school districts, state and local departments of education, and job training programs nationwide to get the grant, Toledo is the only one in Ohio chosen. StateImpact Ohio's Amy Hansen has more.
The revenue numbers for Ohio’s four casinos are in. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler has the rundown, and talks to some experts about their bets for the future.
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 4:53 PM
President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated 149 years ago, and the Ohio Statehouse’s Luke Stedke tells Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles a reconstruction of Lincoln's funeral train will be on display this month.
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 4:15 PM
Some economists say that better jobs numbers no longer mean lower poverty numbers. More people may be working, but earnings from those new jobs aren't enough to support families, and that's causing a rise in the number of so-called "working poor". ideastream's Tony Ganzer spoke with Claudia Coulton, a Professor of Urban Research and Social Change at Case Western Reserve University.
A local nonprofit devoted to developing an offshore wind energy project in Lake Erie is about to jump through the final hurdle in a contest for federal funding. Joanna Richards has more on the group’s proposal, and the competition.
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