Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson said he’s committed to deep and long-lasting police reform in his 10th State of the City talk yesterday. ideastream’s Nick Castele followed the conversation.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 5:52 PM
A consensus appears to be forming that American schoolchildren are taking too many standardized tests. Liberals complain that it’s being done to punish teachers. Conservatives say the federal government is intruding in local schools. The Ohio Department of Education wants a 20% reduction in such tests and now they may get some help in Washington. State Impact Ohio’s Mark Urycki
More women and minorities are needed in Cleveland’s ranks of first responders. That conclusion is from the city’s Department of Public Safety, that hopes the city council will eventually enact a plan to diversify its police, fire, and EMS units. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports:
After widespread criticism, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson apologized Monday for language in a city court filing saying 12-year-old Tamir Rice was responsible for his own shooting death by police. Speaking at Cleveland’s Olivet Institutional Baptist Church today, Rice’s family called the incident part of a pattern of disrespect, as ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 6:17 PM
An attorney for an Amish leader doing prison time in a years-long beard-cutting case says he plans to appeal the new sentence his client received this week.
Following his address to Congress, Cleveland-area critics and backers of Benjamin Netanyahu are speaking out about his warning of Iran’s nuclear capabilities. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports:
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 3:12 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments tomorrow challenging whether the federal government can pay subsidies to people in states that don't have state-created health insurance marketplaces. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports on how that ruling might affect Ohio.
The city of Cleveland is set to put $500,000 toward the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on April 18 this year. That makes up a part of the $7 million the event is expected to cost overall. ideastream's Nick Castele has more.
If you're over age -55, `and` having trouble finding a job, there's at least one place that can help. From member station WOSU, Marilyn Smith reports on a senior Employment Program that served more than 16-thousand people last year.
The word cancer packs an emotional punch. While treatments have improved and the number of survivors has grown, the disease remains a formidable threat. It’s projected that by 2030 the number of new cancer cases will increase by 45%. This week ideastream kicks off a multiple-media series focused on various aspects of cancer and how the disease impacts Northeast Ohio patients and families. In this segment, producers Anne Glausser and Kay Colby discuss what's in store. Find more stories by visiting Be Well: Cancer.
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