If you're feeling a bit tired of your same old exercise routine, ideastream health reporter Sarah Jane Tribble has the story for you. She roamed Northeast Ohio with ideastream Associate Producer Lauren Wilson to test new workout offerings. They found plenty of new options to help you mix things up.
The Cleveland Clinic held its annual staff meeting Wednesday. Chief Executive Dr. Toby Cosgrove reported the hospital system is in strong financial shape, despite changes in the health care market.
Gov. John Kasich argued in his State of the State Speech last night that he has turned Ohio around since the recession. With his eyes on reelection – and possibly a bid for the White House in 2016 – he sounded notes of optimism. But how accurate is the picture Kasich drew of the state of things in Ohio? And what will it mean for this year’s governor’s race? ideastream's Nick Castele talked with afternoon host Tony Ganzer.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:40 PM
Ohio’s Secretary of State has set new hours for voting in this November’s election. They include two Saturdays before the election. But as Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports, there are a lot of people who are not happy with the new hours.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:30 PM
The latest Quinnipiac poll shows Ohioans approve of allowing medical marijuana use in the buckeye state by an 8-to-1 margin. But proposals that would allow medical marijuana use in the Buckeye State have been stalled in the Ohio legislature. Ed Orlett with the Drug Policy Alliance has been fighting for medical marijuana in Ohio for more than a dozen years. In an interview with Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles, Orlett explains he’s not surprised by the results of the new poll.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:10 PM
Lorain County is one of 11 groups getting $5 million in special Great Lakes Restoration grants to try to fight invasive species. For Ohio Public Radio, WKSU’s M.L. Schultze has more on the project designed to fight not only environmental threats, but long-term unemployment.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:06 PM
Ohio’s governor announced several ambitious proposals before the legislature during his State of the State address. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, that includes an initiative to bolster community mentor programs.
Arizona’s governor is expected to veto a bill in that state that could give businesses the right to refuse service to gay customers on religious grounds. There’s a bill addressing religious freedom that’s been introduced in the Ohio House. As Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports, the sponsor of that bill says it won’t allow discrimination, but civil rights advocates are not so sure.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 6:28 PM
A major portion of Governor John Kasich's State of the State speech focused on education. But the president of the Ohio Federation of Teachers told StateImpact Ohio's Amy Hansen the governor still may have missed some pretty big points.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 9:24 AM
Gov. John Kasich spoke for more than an hour in his State of the State address last night, but not once did he directly mention what may have been his most significant achievement of 2013: Medicaid expansion. ideastream's Nick Castele takes a look at what Republicans lawmakers made of that.
Gov. John Kasich gave his fourth State of the State speech last night in Medina, and as perhaps fitting for an election year, it was unlike any other he’s delivered. Statehouse correspondents Karen Kasler and Andy Chow have coverage of the speech, and reaction to it.
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