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2014 Thanksgiving Special

2014 Thanksgiving Special November 27, 2014

Whether you're preparing the meal for tonight's big dinner or heading out on the road to get to family, we'd like to connect with you this holiday. We'll share a laugh. Maybe even shed a tear, as we hear Thanksgiving reflections and remembrances from people all over the region. We hope you enjoy this annual tradition. And, this day and every day, thank you for listening.

Meet the MetroHealth System’s New Leader

Meet the MetroHealth System’s New Leader November 26, 2014

Dr. Akram Boutros has been at the helm of the MetroHealth System for a little more than a year. He's made many changes at Cuyahoga County's safety-net hospital, and has plans for many more. Wednesday morning at 9:00 on The Sound of Ideas, Dr. Boutros joins us to discuss MetroHealth's mission of delivering medical care, often to the poor, and to lay out his vision for the $400-million transformation of the hospital's main campus. Join host Mike McIntyre.

Violence in Cleveland

Violence in Cleveland November 25, 2014

In a tragic instant Saturday, a 12-year-old boy, apparently brandishing a BB-gun that looked like a real firearm, was shot dead by a Cleveland police officer. We'll bring you up to date on the latest in the shooting investigation and discuss the issues around it. And we invite you to share your thoughts on this tragedy, part of a deadly weekend of shootings throughout the city.

Holiday Travel Hassles

Holiday Travel Hassles November 24, 2014

Before you can cut into that turkey, you'll have to deal with a flock of travelers that'll make you wish the pilgrims had turned around and sailed back to England. More than 40-million of us will drive over the Thanksgiving holiday; millions more will head to the airport. But we've some valuable tips on smoothing the ground-to-air transition; including packing tips to keep you from gobbling up so much room in your luggage and comparing the cost of flying versus driving. Monday morning at 9:00, on The Sound of Ideas.

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