Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 6:12 PM
Millions of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. are about to get legal status and that will give more of them passage into better paying jobs. That's expected to bring higher wages and new competition in some parts of the less educated workforce. ideastream's David Molpus reports.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 4:19 PM
Officer Timothy Loehmann is in the passenger seat and officer Frank Garmback is driving the patrol car, police officials say.
Cleveland resident Wiley Bridgeman says he’s going to enjoy an “anonymous” holiday season, beginning tomorrow (11/27). He is one of 3 men who spent decades in prison for a crime they didn’t commit. Both Bridgeman and fellow prisoner Ricky Jackson were released last week. Ideastream’s Brian Bull has more:
Whether you're filling up your gas tank or hiring a plumber, there's one thing you can count on: you'll have an idea of the price upfront, and you can comparison shop. But this isn't usually the case when it comes to your health. A new regional report looks at this issue of “pricing transparency” in healthcare. ideastream's Anne Glausser brings us the details.
Several hundred protesters slowed Cleveland traffic yesterday as they held a sit-in at Public Square and blocked off the Shoreway. They were protesting the fatal shooting of 12 year old Tamir Rice by a Cleveland police officer on Saturday. Some of the protesters joined a community conversation with city officials on that subject last evening.
President Obama last week announced executive action on immigration. The action is multi-pronged, so for perspective ideastream's Tony Ganzer spoke with Cleveland immigration attorney Margaret Wong.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 5:59 PM
Shoreway now clear of demonstrators. - AS 6:05PM Public Square was shut down for an hour; reports of at least one guy got arrested. The Shoreway has also been shut down in one part. Marchers were headed for city hall; police trying to make them disperse now. - Ida L 5:20pm The West Shoreway IN BOTH DIRECTIONS (between E. 9th and Browns Stadium) is blocked by protesters, who've made a 'chain' across all lanes in both directions. Traffic is stopped in both directions. Motorists being interviewed have been sitting there almost an hour; one van is surrounded by protesters and they won't let that van go through. - JH 5:26pm Public Square was shut down for an hour; reports of at least one guy got arrested. The Shoreway has also been shut down in one part. Marchers were headed for city hall; police trying to make them disperse now. - Ida L 5:20pm
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 5:19 PM
The Cleveland police officer who shot and killed 12-year old Tamir Rice is expected to return to duty by Wednesday and his name will be released at that time, according to a report on Cleveland.com The black youth was carrying what turned out to be a BB gun in the shape of a 9mm pistol. We do now know that the officer is white. That was revealed by the police union president on Tuesday's during on The Sound of Ideas. David Molpus reports.
Chances are you’ll be serving up the Butterball variety of turkey this holiday season…big birds bred for maximum plumpness. But there is a wild variety running around Northeast Ohio as well…and it kept ideastream’s Brian Bull trudging across parks and wilderness areas for more than a week. But was it a wild goose – er, turkey, chase? We’ll let Brian explain.
Over 60 million people provide care for chronically ill, disabled, or aged family members. And nearly three-quarters of these family caregivers also work, and many have children to look after as well, so it's a real juggling act and advocates say we need new policies to help them out. ideastream's Anne Glausser spoke with Elaine Ryan, the Vice President of Governmental Affairs at AARP, about the legislation they're promoting to help family caregivers, called the CARE Act.
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