Friday, May 17, 2013 at 6:12 PM
As Congress and the Justice Department step into the scandal involving the IRS and conservative and “Tea Party” groups, Ohio Tea Party members are paying close attention. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler says they’re working on what to do next.
Friday, May 17, 2013 at 6:00 PM
The city of Akron says that hackers have attacked its website and a tax database, and published personal data from thousands of residents. ideastream's Nick Castele reports.
Friday, May 17, 2013 at 5:55 PM
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says Utica shale oil and gas production has grown over the past couple of years. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports on this growing industry and the economic opportunities outlined in this new study.
Friday, May 17, 2013 at 5:48 PM
The latest job numbers show a tick downwards again in the unemployment rate. But Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports it still hasn't dropped below a big low it hit in December.
Friday, May 17, 2013 at 6:00 AM
Northeast Ohio is home to thousands of acres of parkland. There are city parks, metroparks, state parks--the region is even home to a national park, in Cuyahoga Valley. Strike out on a sunny day and you're bound to see many fellow hikers and bikers. But not as many as there could be, some say, because people just don't know what's out there. A new initiative in Summit County aims to change this. ideastream's Anne Glausser has more.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 6:47 PM
Cleveland's fire chief says the character of the department isn't reflected by the indictment of 13 firefighters on charges of theft in office and soliciting or receiving improper compensation.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 6:36 PM
Cuyahoga County officials are committing a quarter of a million dollars to roll out a revamped missing persons reporting system. The move follows revelations that one of the women held captive for a decade in a Cleveland home was removed from a national missing persons database just a year into her ordeal. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 6:33 PM
Senator Rob Portman says the Obama administration should have known the IRS had singled out Tea Party groups for extra scrutiny on their applications for nonprofit status. ideastream’s Nick Castele reports made the comments in a conference call with reporters.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 5:24 PM
Some conservative Ohio lawmakers and some faith leaders who generally support conservative causes want to put millions of additional dollars into more preschool for at risk children...something a lot of Democrats have championed in the past. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports the push is on at the Ohio Statehouse to get more money for early childhood education.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 5:13 PM
A two-thousand year old pipe from the ancient Adena culture is now the state's official artifact.
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