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East Cleveland Council to Consider Merger Talks with Cleveland

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 9:11 pm
Annexation would require agreement of Cleveland city council and East Cleveland voters.

DeWine Confirms Gubernatorial Bid In 2018

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 7:25 pm
DeWine thinks it’s too early to be making a formal announcement, though.

Critics Claim Charter School Millions Wasted

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 7:24 PM

A liberal-leaning charter school critic says the federal government has put nearly $30 million into charter schools that have either closed or never opened in the first place. Statehouse reporter Andy Chow has more.

A report from Innovation Ohio’s Know Your Charter says a state panel that distributed the millions of dollars was made up of members from different charters that ended up getting the funds.

Know Your Charter’s Steve Dyer says improving this system needs to be a team effort.

Cavs Coach Considers Next Game to be His Team's Game 7

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 5:54 pm
Actual Game 6 is in Toronto where Cleveland is winless

Bidding for 1001 Euclid Ave Buildings Once Planned for Hotel

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 5:41 pm
Receiver says he'll clean up the facade before the RNC

Farm Bureau, Environmental Group React To Phosphorus Reduction Plan

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 3:27 pm
The Ohio EPA released their Collaborative Implementation Plan Wednesday.

Cleveland Lays Down Rules for RNC

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 4:53 pm
Certain items and movement restricted within the "Event Zone" but officials willing to make allowances.

NASA Glenn Looking to Transfer Tech Research to Private Sector

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 7:49 pm
The agency also has the lofty goal of creating jobs.

Cleveland Still Working Through Backlog of Lead Cases, Official Says

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 10:31 am
The city identified what became of 1,334 cases and is researching 1,738 more.

State Auditor Conducts Surprise Attendance Count at Charter Schools

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Auditor Dave Yost has said he wants to keep tabs on charter schools and their reported attendance, since those schools get state funding based on the number of students they have enrolled and attending classes.

On one day in 2014, he ordered staffers to show up at charter schools for surprise visits to take attendance. Yost said then that those pop-ins found nearly half the schools had the number of students they told the state they did.

Be Well: Why Do Babies Die In Their Sleep?

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 2:04 am
Despite public education efforts, sleep-related infant deaths perplex officials but new investigations may hold answers.

East Cleveland City Council Approves $20,000 Contract to Videotape Meetings

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 7:36 pm
The suburb’s council last week approved a measure awarding a contract to videotape meetings.

Judge Grants Temporary Block Of Bill Defunding Planned Parenthood

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 7:09 pm
The new law to strip Planned Parenthood of more than a million dollars was supposed to take effect Monday.

Solar-powered Airplane Visits 'Birthplace of Aviation' On Its Way Around The Globe

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 4:07 pm
Solar Impulse 2 landed in Dayton Saturday, as it continues a trek around the world promoting innovation and clean energy

State Historical Organizations Lobby Legislature to Head-Off Funding Cuts

Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 11:21 pm
Revenues from the refund check-off boxes on state tax forms has dropped dramatically