Cleveland's mayor is apologizing for a city court filing that suggested 12-year-old Tamir Rice was responsible for his own fatal shooting by police. ideastream's Nick Castele reports the brief was filed in response to a lawsuit by the family.
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 2:56 PM
The United Steelworkers union is awaiting word this week on exactly how many hundreds of people will be at least temporarily laid off in Lorain. From Ohio Public Radio station WKSU M.L. Schultze has more.
The Ohio House is considering a list of reforms aimed at cracking down on bad charter schools and the companies that manage them. For-profit charter companies may have something to say on that matter and one of them is getting help from a retired top legislator. Mark Urycki of State Impact Ohio reports . .
Leaders in economic development, arts and culture, health and more have offered their advice to new Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish. He brought them together to help set priorities and strategies, as ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports.
Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 4:16 PM
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Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson continued his campaign Friday to show how much the city has done in recent years to avoid "excessive use of force" by police. He also outlined some additional steps under consideration. ideastream's David Molpus reports.
Last week in a high-profile case, the state Supreme Court ruled that the city of Munroe Falls couldn’t enforce its rules limiting oil and gas drilling there. The industry is claiming a victory against local efforts to control it, while other Ohio communities say they’ll keep fighting for the right to regulate. ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports.
For the past month, local arts and cultural organizations have been busy telling stories about African American history. But, ideastream’s David C. Barnett reports that some area artists and cultural leaders find Black History Month to be a double-edged sword.
Later this year, sharpshooters will be entering sectioned off areas of Ohio’s only national park. It’s part of a 15-year, $4 million, deer-culling plan for the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. It was approved yesterday by regional administrators. As ideastream’s Brian Bull reports, the plan is ambitious and controversial….but aims to bring natural balance back to the park.
Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 3:22 PM
It's still not clear exactly what state lawmakers will do with Gov. John Kasich's budget proposal. But the Speaker of the House believes lawmakers and the Governor have a common goal. From our Statehouse bureau Andy Chow explains.
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