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Meet the MetroHealth System’s New Leader

Meet the MetroHealth System’s New Leader November 26, 2014

Dr. Akram Boutros has been at the helm of the MetroHealth System for a little more than a year. He's made many changes at Cuyahoga County's safety-net hospital, and has plans for many more. Wednesday morning at 9:00 on The Sound of Ideas, Dr. Boutros joins us to discuss MetroHealth's mission of delivering medical care, often to the poor, and to lay out his vision for the $400-million transformation of the hospital's main campus. Join host Mike McIntyre.

Violence in Cleveland

Violence in Cleveland November 25, 2014

In a tragic instant Saturday, a 12-year-old boy, apparently brandishing a BB-gun that looked like a real firearm, was shot dead by a Cleveland police officer. We'll bring you up to date on the latest in the shooting investigation and discuss the issues around it. And we invite you to share your thoughts on this tragedy, part of a deadly weekend of shootings throughout the city.

Holiday Travel Hassles

Holiday Travel Hassles November 24, 2014

Before you can cut into that turkey, you'll have to deal with a flock of travelers that'll make you wish the pilgrims had turned around and sailed back to England. More than 40-million of us will drive over the Thanksgiving holiday; millions more will head to the airport. But we've some valuable tips on smoothing the ground-to-air transition; including packing tips to keep you from gobbling up so much room in your luggage and comparing the cost of flying versus driving. Monday morning at 9:00, on The Sound of Ideas.

Weekly Regional Round-up

Weekly Regional Round-up November 21, 2014

His was one of the most talked of wins of the Ohio election season sending a top Democratic rep packing but now an indictment may keep him from Columbus. We'll also look at the story of a man being released from prison after spending 39 years locked up for a crime we now know he didn't do. And Cavaliers star LeBron James hammers away on HGTV for a good cause. Join Rick Jackson for conversation starting at 9:00.

Getting Around Northeast Ohio

Getting Around Northeast Ohio November 20, 2014

How we get from here to there is changing in communities across the country. As money for new infrastructure runs short, more communities are re-thinking their transportation mix. So how are other cities re-imagining their transportation futures to include cars, pedestrians, bicycles and public transit? What should we be thinking about in Northeast Ohio?

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