It's estimated that more than a third of US adults are affected by it - either because they have it, or others close to them do. Often that leaves an aging spouse as chief caregiver. ideastream health reporter Sarah Jane Tribble asks, how do caregivers cope?
According to the U.S Department of Health and Human services, seven out of ten baby boomers will need some type of long term care. The sad fact is … many of us are not adequately prepared to pay for it. Ideastream's Kay Colby spoke with Morning Edition Host Rick Jackson about the need to monitor savings and spending.
This Labor Day, there are a record low number of Ohioans in the labor force – fewer than there have been since October 1978. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler talked to two economic experts who see that number – and others – in very different ways.
For many, Labor Day is still a work day. This includes police, firefighters, nurses…and political candidates. ideastream’s Brian Bull came across one contender who worked the crowds at Cleveland’s big parade earlier today.
The fight against chronic homelessness in Greater Cleveland area is marking another milestone. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports:
Summit County’s Board of Elections is investigating its workers’ internet and cell phone use after learning one employee had posted to Facebook almost 50 times during one work day. As ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports, other boards of elections have strict policies to prevent similar problems.
Foreign students are contributing substantially to local economies all around the country, including several in Ohio. A new report by the Brookings Institution shows just how much cities like Cleveland and Columbus are benefiting. For StateImpact Ohio, ideastream’s Brian Bull reports:
There’s a lot that remains unknown about the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. But we do know the police force has not adapted to the town’s reversal in racial demographics over recent decades. The St. Louis suburb’s police force is 94 percent white in what is now a largely black community. Similar imbalances can be found in Northeast Ohio, and for some leaders, that’s a cause for concern. ideastream’s Nick Castele reports.
A manufacturers’ trade group endorsed Governor John Kasich’s reelection bid yesterday during a campaign stop at a Euclid factory. ideastream’s Joanna Richards has more.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 9:41 AM
Ohio Democratic Party Chairman Chris Redfern says he's not thinking of removing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald and isn't worried about him dragging down other Democratic candidates. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles has more.
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