Ohio attorney Alvaro DeCola tells ideastream's Tony Ganzer about the refugees held in a facility in Artesia, New Mexico. DeCola offered legal aid to some refugees, and heard about and saw their hardships.
For many of Ohio’s rural residents, the shale boom has been a godsend of money and jobs. But for some, it’s a constant, deafening headache. ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports.
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 6:52 PM
Reaction is rolling in from lawmakers to President Obama's address to the nation last night announcing a more robust air campaign against Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria, and the deployment of military advisers.
Governor Kasich was in Cleveland today to announce that about one-fifth of the state funding for the Opportunity Corridor road project will go to minority contractors. ideastream’s Joanna Richards has more.
The Cleveland Clinic's top executives have been on the road this week marketing rare Century Bonds to investors. The $400 million in bonds will be used for the typical growth and expansion purposes for which companies take out debt. But ideastream's Sarah Jane Tribble explains that these bonds are NOT typical...
Ohio’s U.S. Senators have introduced two bills that address the problems with toxic microcystins, a result of blue-green algae in the state’s waters. Toxins from algal blooms in Lake Erie caused a two-day shutdown of Toledo’s water system in August. But as WYSO’s Lewis Wallace reports for Ohio Public Radio, neither piece of legislation gets at the primary source of the pollution.
The group that’s been backing a bill that would ban abortion in Ohio after a fetal heartbeat can be detected is trying a new strategy to convince the state legislature to pass that measure. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports the group has enlisted the help of a popular and controversial talk show host.
For just the second time in its 120-year history, the Ohio Chamber of Commerce has endorsed a candidate for governor. And for the second time, they've endorsed Republican Gov. John Kasich. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, Kasich says the endorsement creates an important bond.
One of the country’s most prestigious literary award ceremonies is being held tonight (9-11-14) in Cleveland. While the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize are more famous, the Anisfield-Wolf Awards have honored some of America’s top writers for nearly eight decades. Ideastream’s David C. Barnett has more on this under-appreciated prize and some of the people who have taken it home.
Exports support a hefty portion of American jobs, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. Their numbers say last year, more than 11 million jobs were tied to the shipping of goods and services beyond the nation’s borders, 260,000 of those in Ohio. As ideastream’s Brian Bull reports, debate surrounds whether a controversial free trade law helped or hindered that growth.
The National Weather Service reported on Twitter that tornadoes touched down in Hiram and Rittman. And one funnel cloud did damage just a half mile north of Stow Munroe Falls High School in Summit County. Reporter Mark Urycki has more.
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