There are plenty of big, long-term ideas and big differences of opinion about how to make our society a safer one. But what about the short term? Are there steps that can be taken right now -- by police, by churches, by government, by you to stop violence? Monday morning on The Sound of Ideas, we need to hear from you as our panel discusses taking action to bring safety to the streets. Join host Mike McIntyre, right here on 90.3.
The Supreme Court acts but will reducing early voting hours cost any Ohio voters their opportunity to vote or just make it less convenient? The city of Akron and the Ohio legislature consider banning powdered alcohol, a relatively new product one local abuse group is calling a nightmare. And watch your step! Cleveland opens a downtown dog park. Join host Rick Jackson for The Sound of Ideas Friday morning on 90.3.
New Census data released in September 2014 shows that not much has changed in the last decade for Cleveland's poor. About one in three Clevelanders lives in poverty. And many more are toiling away at jobs, but still struggling to stay afloat. We take a closer look at the working poor and talk with those who are trying to help out. Join the conversation, right here on 90.3.
Northeast Ohio is becoming more fertile ground for growing what might be the most valuable commodity of all: Businesses. Wednesday on The Sound of Ideas, we'll visit with some of the entrepreneurs attending the Thrive conference here to talk about why organizers say this region is such a good place to buy, build and sell businesses. Entrepreneurship in Northeast Ohio: The challenges and the opportunities. Join host Mike McIntyre Wednesday at 9:00 on The Sound of Ideas.
The fight against breast cancer is an all-out offensive and the growing number of survivors -- it's very likely that you know one -- shows the immense progress that has been made. We're doing all we can to beat breast cancer. But we might be doing too much. We'll try to make some sense of that on today's Sound of Ideas. Join us for a very important discussion on the latest research in breast cancer screening, treatment and prevention.
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