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Ohio State Joins Alliance To Help More Post-Secondary Students Make It To Graduation

Monday, September 22, 2014 at 9:28 AM

Ohio State University is joining with ten other public research universities across the country to find way to boost their graduation rates. StateImpact Ohio's Bill Rice reports the effort is aimed especially at lower income students.

Knight Foundation Initiative Aims to Get Under-Served Audiences into Akron Museums & Concert Halls

Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 10:48 PM

The Knight Foundation is funding a multi-million-dollar initiative aimed at bringing more young people and minorities into Akron area museums and concert halls. ideastream's David C. Barnett has some details.

Using Art to Help Create a Sense of Place

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 7:03 PM

The resurgence of Cleveland's Playhouse Square from a dead row of shuttered theaters to a thriving entertainment district was celebrated this past Spring. A relatively new program, co-sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts is looking to use the power of arts & culture to help revive communities across the country by creating a "sense of place". ideastream's David C. Barnett got some details from the head of ArtPlace America.

Fracked Wells Can Pollute Groundwater, But Solution May Be Straightforward, Study Shows

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 3:49 PM

Groundwater pollution has been at the heart of the debate over fracking. Now, a study led by an Ohio State University researcher offers some insights about the risk. ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports.

Lawmakers Renew Call for Program Protecting Addresses of Domestic Violence Survivors

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 11:13 AM

State leaders are reviving their call to protect survivors of domestic abuse by allowing them to keep their addresses confidential. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports -- they believe the current national spotlight on domestic violence could help their cause.

Auditor Dave Yost, Challenger John Patrick Carney Make Case for Election

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 10:51 AM

The state's chief money counter has gotten a lot of attention, with controversies involving the job-creating entity JobsOhio and the data scrubbing scandal that's hit a major school district. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler sat down with the two major party candidates running for auditor of state.

Consumer Advocacy Group: Opportunity Corridor a ‘Boondoggle’

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 10:33 AM

A major road project on Cleveland's east side has been named a "boondoggle" by a national consumer advocacy group.

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Promotes Development Plans on Boat Tour

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 9:55 AM

Clevelanders have been talking for decades about what to do with the lakefront. In recent years there's been another push to develop it. And this week the mayor invited journalists and the public to take a tour of the city's waterfront projects aboard the Goodtime III.

Despite Losses, Backers Of Cleveland-Antwerp Trade Route Push For An Additional Ship

Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 7:38 PM

The ships aren’t full, the enterprise has lost millions of dollars since it started, but it seems that the Cleveland to Antwerp cargo route may actually add a second ship early next year. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports:

State Farm Analysts Say Drivers More Likely to Hit Deer This Year

Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 6:09 PM

Fall is mating season for deer, and prime time for car-deer collisions. State Farm Insurance forecasts Ohio motorists are 6 percent more likely to hit a deer this year than last. ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports.

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