Two of ideastream’s staff have won 2014 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards.
In many countries, apprenticeship programs are looked at as an essential pipeline for building a skilled workforce. It's typically referred to as earning and learning-- students get paid while they learn a skill. Here in the United States, apprenticeships are far less prevalent, and have in fact declined in recent years. But recently they've been getting some renewed attention, as StateImpact Ohio's Amy Hansen reports.
If you enjoy using Ohio’s state parks, you might be able to also enjoy some new upgrades to those facilities in the future. In an interview with Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles, Eileen Corson with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources says the state is investing millions into the state park facilities.
A Dutch ship departed Cleveland Tuesday carrying high hopes and an undisclosed amount of cargo from the region. The return trip to Antwerp of the Fortunagracht concludes the maiden voyage of what’s being called the “Cleveland-Europe Express.” The venture uses the Saint Lawrence Waterway to move cargo that would otherwise come and go through East Coast ports. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports.
The gubernatorial candidates for Ohio's Democratic Party nomination met for the first time today. The exchange allowed ex-tow truck driver Larry Ealy some exposure….and presumptive candidate Ed FitzGerald another chance to blast John Kasich. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports:
More policymakers are coming out against an attempt to overhaul the state’s energy efficiency and renewable policies. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, that opposition is coming from top city leaders.
The Army Corps of Engineers says it will dredge the Cleveland Harbor after all -- and as ideastream’s Nick Castele reports, the corps won’t dispose of the sediment in the middle of Lake Erie, as it had hoped to do.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 10:08 AM
It’s very doubtful there will be an issue on the ballot this fall to allow Ohioans to vote to overturn the state’s constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports the leader of that effort says there’s not enough time to get the necessary signatures to put the issue before voters this November.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 9:55 AM
Four prosecutors on a task force that reviewed the death penalty in Ohio have released a report objecting to some of the recommendations the task force put out two weeks ago. For Ohio Public Radio, Karen Kasler has more.
As road construction season gets underway in Ohio, some in the industry are worried about the flow of money from the federal government to help pay for the projects drivers will see next year. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.
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