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Spanish-language Radio Station ‘La Mega’ Finding Its Place In Northeast Ohio

Spanish-language Radio Station ‘La Mega’ Finding Its Place In Northeast Ohio Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 4:10 PM

A little less than a year ago one of Northeast Ohio’s alternative rock stations switched formats—no more Pearl Jam or The Avett Brothers on 87.7 FM. Instead listeners heard “La Mega,” Northeast Ohio’s first Spanish-language radio station. Ideastream's Tony Ganzer reports.

Federal Economist Gives Largely Positive Update For Cleveland

Federal Economist Gives Largely Positive Update For Cleveland Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Cleveland’s overall economic outlook is good so far this year, according to a researcher with the Federal Reserve Bank. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports on the highs and lows of northeast Ohio’s largest city.

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Democatic AG Candidate David Pepper Outlines Plan to Combat Domestic Violence

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 5:25 PM

The Democratic candidate for Attorney General said in Cleveland today that the AG's office should place more focus on thwarting violence against women. ideastream's Nick Castele reports.

Conversations with the Candidates: Connie Pillich, Running for Treasurer

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 5:09 PM

The state treasurer normally doesn’t get much notice, but the state’s current top money manager has been a lightning rod for controversy. In the next in a series of conversations with the candidates, Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler tried to talk to the two major party candidates for treasurer – but was only halfway successful.

Deshanon Haywood convicted in Akron Quadruple Murder Case

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 3:59 PM

A jury in Akron today found a second man guilty in a quadruple murder that occurred last year. ideastream’s Joanna Richards has more.

Future of Ohio’s Early Voting Period Uncertain After Supreme Court Stay

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 11:04 AM

Ohioans who planned to vote in person yesterday didn’t get that chance because of an order from the U.S. Supreme Court just hours before the voting window was set to open. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports on what the ruling means for the future of early in person voting in the Buckeye State.

Changes in Fellowship Program Prompt Questions About How We Put a Value On the Work of Artists

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 5:00 AM

Over the past six years, Cuyahoga County distributed over a hundred-million-dollars to develop and sustain arts and culture. This groundbreaking public support, financed by a special tax on cigarettes, has scored national attention. But, the income from that tax is starting to dwindle, prompting a re-evaluation of how the money is spent and how we put a value on what an artist does. ideastream’s David C. Barnett reports.

Cleveland Plan Showing First Signs Of Success, Says Schools CEO Eric Gordon

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 7:53 PM

Cleveland Schools CEO Eric Gordon delivered his annual State of the Schools hosted by the City Club of Cleveland Tuesday.

Progressive Think Tank, Ohio Education Association Launch Charter School Website

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 5:41 PM

A liberal think tank and the state's largest teachers union have launched a website that provides Ohioans comparisons of public school districts and public and private charter schools in an area. A spokesman for the pro-charter school group My School, My Choice claims the site has false statements about charter schools so data can't be trusted. Our Statehouse reporter Andy Chow has more.

Key Bank Pledges $4 Million to Help Revitalize Public Square

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 5:35 PM

Efforts to revitalize Public Square got a boost today from one of the city’s banks. It puts the $32 million goal to redevelop the area within shouting distance. ideastream’s Amy Hansen reports.

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