Bank of America this week finalized a record near $17 billion settlement with the Justice Department over fraud allegations stemming from the housing crisis. As ideastream’s Nick Castele reports, none of that money is specifically earmarked for Ohio, but it’s possible some could trickle down.
Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 5:50 PM
Big money is at stake in two cases argued this week before the Ohio Supreme Court. The decisions could change who profits from the boom in oil and gas drilling. ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports.
The U.S. Secretary of Labor stopped by Cleveland today, to promote the Obama Administration’s push to improve employment and working conditions in the country. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports:
Last month ideastream reported on gangs in Cleveland, with special attention on the so-called Heartless Felons which have suffered high-profile indictments this year. ideastream's Tony Ganzer continues our look at gangs in a conversation with Steven Dettelbach, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 5:44 PM
For weeks, Johnny Manziel has dominated the publicity field, but Brian Hoyer has come out on top on the playing field. This morning, Browns coach Mike Pettine announced his pick for starting quarterback for the 2014 season.
Republican Gov. John Kasich continues to campaign throughout Ohio and ads for him continue to air on television statewide. Meanwhile, his Democratic opponent, Ed FitzGerald, has lost most of his campaign staff and is having trouble getting enough money to compete. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports it’s as if the Kasich campaign is looking past November.
Many drivers complain about the use of traffic cameras that automatically dole out tickets for speeding and running red lights. But many municipalities like them, saying they save time and effort by police to keep the roads safe. Now Cleveland voters are likely have their say. ideastream’s Joanna Richards has more.
All this week researchers from across the world gathered in Cleveland to attend Case Western Reserve University's Cancer Stem Cell conference. ideastream's Anne Glausser was there and brings us an update on this field of science, and how it’s informing new cancer therapies.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 1:47 PM
Caring for an aging population is a concern not only in America, but in many parts of the globe. This week, health officials from Taiwan came to Cleveland to learn how that care is given in the U.S. ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 10:21 AM
The Browns have just begun their preseason schedule, and rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel is drawing attention for off-the-field partying and—this week—giving the finger to his opponents. NPR's David Greene spoke with John Ourand, a writer for Sports Business Journal, about whether Manziel is an investment or a liability for the Browns.
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