Public Square Closed to Buses; Update on Sexual Assault Kits; Arts Funding

After months of speculation and deliberation, the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) and the mayor's office have made it official: the buses... won't be stopping here.

Ohio's Attorney General announces a major milestone regarding the backlog of thousands of sexual assault kits from Cuyahoga County.

And some local artists are painting grim pictures about how a change in funding could affect their work. That and more on ideas.

Additional Links & Information Mentioned on the Show:

Cuyahoga County Sexual Assault Kit Task Force

Sound of ideas: Rape Kit Testing & Research

Begun Center for Violence Prevention & Research

Guests: 

Joe Calabrese, CEO & General Manager, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority

Rick Bell, Special Investigations Division Chief, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office

David C. Barnett, ideastream

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Nov. 16, 2016
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