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Columbus, Cincinnati Make List of Top 10 Cities for Recent College Grads

Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 4:57 PM

For twenty-somethings just starting out, Ohio cities might not have the glamorous allure of New York or L.A. But maybe they should. Two have made a top 10 list of the best cities for recent college grads. Joanna Richards reports.

Honda Offers Free Engines For Certain Civics

Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 3:49 PM

With so many auto recalls in the news recently from GM and Toyota, it would be easy to overlook a notice that Honda sent out recently. It offers to replace the engine in most models of the Honda Civic made between 2006 and 2009 …if they have a coolant leak.

Drone Usage Itself Under Watch

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 10:31 PM

As businesses consider new ways to commercialize drones, individuals also are toying with them more, especially as they become cheaper. That’s raising safety and regulatory concerns in some quarters. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports.

Bridgestone Executives Indicted for Price Fixing and Bid Rigging

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 4:10 PM

The indictment of three current-and-former Bridgestone executives this week is the latest development in a massive investigation into price fixing and bid rigging in the auto parts industry. From Ohio Public Radio Station WKSU, ML Schultze has more on the case with John Connor from the American Antitrust Institute.

The Role of Today’s Student-Athletes

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 4:05 PM

Recently, Northwestern University's football players began to explore options that would allow them to unionize, and someday maybe even earn a paycheck. But there's another issue at play - are universities doing enough academically to prepare their athletes for life after graduation? More on that from StateImpact Ohio's Amy Hansen.

A Remembrance of Historic Preservationist Ray Shepardson

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 8:10 AM

The man who helped launch a development renaissance in downtown Cleveland four decades ago has died. ideastream’s David C. Barnett has this appreciation of Playhouse Square founder Ray Shepardson.

Expecting Results From The Plan to Transform Cleveland’s Schools

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:04 PM

The conservative-leaning Fordham Institute says this year’s test results will be telling as to whether the Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s much touted transformation plan, approved in the summer of 2012, is making a mark.

Governor Kasich Officially Initiates Ad Wars…But Avoids Name Of Presumptive Challenger

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 6:32 PM

Ohio’s gubernatorial contest is officially on. Incumbent Governor John Kasich has launched his first ad for major markets and online audiences. And as ideastream’s Brian Bull reports, the minute-long ad, titled “Deliver”, makes no mention of Kasich’s likely Democratic challenger.

Corps of Engineers Weighing Options After EPA Says No to Dredging Waste in Lake Erie

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 5:35 PM

The Army Corps of Engineers says it’s considering its options after the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency shot down its plan to dispose of dredging waste in Lake Erie. The two-sentence statement released this afternoon didn’t elaborate.

Ray Shepardson—Deemed By Many As Savior Of Playhouse Square—Has Died

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 3:19 PM

One of the people who was a spark in the revival of theatre in downtown Cleveland and helped save the buildings now known as “Playhouse Square,” has died at the age of 70. Ideastream’s Brian Bull reports on the legacy of preservationist and civic activist Ray Shepardson:

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