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Cancer Stem Cells May Be Key to Future Cancer Therapies

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 2:26 PM

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.

Taiwan’s Health Minister Looks to Cleveland to Help Guide Policies

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.

Is Manziel Too Much of a Distraction for the Browns?

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.

DeWine: Grand Jury Will Investigate Dayton-Area Walmart Shooting

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 9:37 AM

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says a grand jury will investigate the recent shooting death of 22-year-old John Crawford. For Ohio Pubic Radio, WYSO's Lewis Wallace reports.

Drug Court, MetroHealth Put Lifesaving Overdose Drug in Hands of Opiate Addicts

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 7:34 PM

As opiate addiction has risen, so have deaths from overdoses. There’s an antidote that can save users from an overdose, and a Cleveland court is launching an effort to get it into the hands of drug users. Ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports.

Push for Common Core Repeal Lacks Support from Kasich, Senate Ed Chair

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 6:21 PM

A House committee reconvened Tuesday to hear more testimony from opponents of the education standards known as Common Core. But in order for the bill to get anywhere after the House, it needs to get support from some major players. And as Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, that seems unlikely.

Kasich Continues Low-Key Reelection Bid with Stop in Beavercreek

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 5:53 PM

Democrats have always hoped for a strong anti-Kasich sentiment in this year’s election. There was a little of that at a very small campaign stop for the incumbent governor today near Dayton. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler was there.

How Will FitzGerald’s Trouble Affect Democrats’ Chances This November?

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 5:32 PM

Top Democratic Party officials insist Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald is in the race to stay, despite the fact that his top staffers are leaving his campaign. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles takes a look at what that means to his campaign and to other statewide races on the Democratic ticket.

House Hears Bill to Repeal Common Core

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 9:20 AM

The set of education standards known as Common Core is under attack just as schools around Ohio begin to implement it. Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow was at a hearing on a bill to repeal Common Core.

Top Aides to Leave FitzGerald Campaign

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 9:04 AM

After weeks of bad headlines, low poll numbers and disappointing fundraising, there’s a major shakeup rattling the campaign of the Democratic candidate for governor. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler has details.

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