News Aggregator Archive 13 (1/1/16 – 6/29/16)

Northeast Ohio Historic Rehabilitation Projects Share in $28 Million in Tax Credits (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


How Downtown Cleveland Traffic Could Be Affected by the RNC (


What Does Today’s Supreme Court Decision Mean For Ohio’s Abortion Laws (Cincinnati Enquirer)


Cleveland to Start Planning for Potential Protected Bike Paths on City Streets (


What Ohio Voters and Research Say About Income Inequality and Mobility (WKSU)


Voters Unhappy, Have Little Faith in Politicians to Help; Economic Issues Most Important (Toledo Blade)


Where Ted Strickland, Rob Portman Stand on Gun Control (Columbus Dispatch)


Cleveland Police Chief Praises Behavior of Community and Officers During Cavs Celebrations (


Northeast Ohio Hotels Train to Spot Human Trafficking (News Herald)


Voters Support Ohio Library Building Boom (Dayton Daily News)


Why Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Thinks His Anti-Violence Plan Might Be Doomed (


Cleveland and ACLU Settle Lawsuit Over Security Restrictions at RNC (


Crowd Swarms Cleveland For Cavs Title Parade, Rally (USA Today)


This Ohio Latina is Building Local Economy from the Inside Out (NBC)


Information Technology Job Prospects in Cleveland Area are Strong for Second Half 2016 (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


What Cuyahoga County School Districts Spend the Most Money?: Rankings (


LeBron James Finally Brings a Title Home to Cleveland (ESPN)


Expect Intense Security at RNC Convention in Cleveland (Washington Post)


Ohio’s Utica Oil Production Drops for First Time; Natural Gas Production Still Growing (Akron Beacon Journal)


More Charter Schools Closing After Ohio Toughens the Rules (Columbus Dispatch)


Carnegie’s Huge Library Investment Still Felt in Ohio (Columbus Dispatch)


Voting Bill Vetoed by Ohio Gov. John Kasich (


In Cleveland Area, Communities Just 10 Miles Apart Have Large Gap in Life Expectancy (Plain Dealer/


Cleveland’s New Health Director Faces a Daunting Task (


ACLU Sues Cleveland Over Republican National Convention Protest Rules (


Ohio Set to Lower Math Standards Amid Test-Score Drops (Columbus Dispatch)


George Voinovich, Former Cleveland Mayor, Ohio Governor, U.S. Senator Dies (


Young, Eager Unleash Rust Belt Economy (Detroit Free Press)


Cleveland Realizes a Championship After All, Thanks to the Monsters (New York Times)


Ohio’s Appalachia Vote Could Turn Portman-Strickland U.S. Senate Race (Canton Repository)


When it Comes to Voting-Rights Disputes, Ohio is #1. Why? (WKSU)


Is Cleveland’s Unique Teacher Pay Plan Living Up to Promises? Not Yet (Plain Dealer/


Ohio’s Governor Just Legalized Medical Marijuana in Ohio. Now What? (Cincinnati Enquirer)


As Obamacare Plans Struggle, MetroHealth Offers an Alternative Individual Plan (Plain Dealer/ 


A Suburb on the Brink of Bankruptcy (Atlantic)


Prescriptions for Opioids Fall in Ohio, but Addiction Continues to Kill at Alarming Rates (Plain Dealer/


Federal Judge Says 2 Ohio Voting Laws are Unconstitutional (New York Times/Associated Press)


RTA Fare Increases and Service Cuts Coming in August (


100 Years Ago Today, East Cleveland Gave Women the Right to Vote (


“Comeback” Cleveland Readies for a Rare Moment in the Sun (Washington Post)


Will Ohio’s Lake Erie Strategy Work? Answers Won’t Come Soon (AP)


A Review of Cleveland’s Tech Industry: Part 1 The Search for Capital (Plain Dealer/


What Ohio Lawmakers Passed Before Going on Summer Break (Columbus Dispatch)


Scores on Ohio’s High School Math Tests Much Lower Than Expected; May Force Changes in Graduation Requirements (Plain Dealer/


Ohio Fiscal Health Rates Well in Short Run; Some Argue That Pension Issues Loom as Problem Longer Term (Dayton Daily News)


Cleveland Judges and Lawyers Readying for Busy Republican Convention (Ideastream)


Cleveland Entrepreneurship is Up. Ohio Ranks #1 for Middle-Market Firms (Plain Dealer/


Water Guns Banned; Real Guns Allowed in Cleveland RNC Event Zone. Here’s Why (Plain Dealer/


Ohio Lawmakers Break for “Summer Recess” Until November (Plain Dealer/


Cleveland Schools Celebrate Upward Nudge in Still-Poor Attendance Rate (Plain Dealer/


Cleveland Touts Security Plan for GOP Convention (The Hill)


Donald Trump Considers Cleveland Stadium for RNC Nomination Speech (CNN)


Metroparks Reject Application for Camping and Concert at Edgewater Park During RNC (Plain Dealer/


Lake Erie Wind Farm Gets an Unexpected $40 Million from Federal Government (WKSU)


Ohio Lawmakers Legalized Medical Marijuana. What Happens Next? (Plain Dealer/


City of Cleveland Announces Preliminary Security and Protest Plan for RNC (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Ohio Smoking Rate Remains Higher Than National Average (WOSU)


Ohio Looks Likely to Get Online Voter Registration in 2017 (Dayton Daily News)


Cleveland State May Demolish Wolstein Center for Smaller Arena, Housing (Plain Dealer/


Ohio is Paying Charter Schools for Kids Who Aren’t in Class, Auditor Yost Finds (Plain Dealer/


Cleveland Schools Won’t Say What’s in $13 Million Summer Work Package (Plain Dealer/


Current Bail System Penalizes the Poor; Potentially Wastes Millions of Taxpayer Dollars (Plain Dealer/


Wind, Solar, Coal and Regulations: Which Combination Will Dominate Ohio’s Energy Future (WKSU)


Ohio Senate Race to be Brutal, Expensive (Akron Beacon Journal/Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum)


The RNC’s Impact on Cleveland? Here’s What Organizers Have to Say (Plain Dealer/


Cleveland Apartments Rising at “Insane” Rate (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Data Gathered on Ohio Voters Raises Privacy Concerns (Dayton Daily News)


Cleveland Host Committee Still $8 Million Short of RNC Fundraising Goal (Plain Dealer/


Sprawl, Isolation and the Poverty They Leave Behind (Detroit Free Press)


Ohio’s Poorest Kids Have Gaps in Safety Net, Report Says (Columbus Dispatch)


How Downtown Cleveland Has Changed: By the Numbers (Plain Dealer/


Downtown Cleveland Grows but Urban Revival Has a Way to Go (Plain Dealer/


What East Cleveland Bankruptcy Could Mean for a Cleveland Merger; Plus Other Aspects (Plain Dealer/


Dayton City-Montgomery County Merger Plan Withdrawn (Dayton Daily News)


Little Improvement Seen for Appalachian Children (Morgan County Herald)


Davis-Besse Nuclear Reactor Restarted, Equipped to Handle Fukushima-Sized Disaster (Plain Dealer/


Going Solar in Ohio: Yes, Its’ Being Done (Plain Dealer/


Benefits of Political Conventions Can Be “Uneven”, “Lumpy” (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Developer Presents Plan for Major Residential Complexes on West Bank of Cleveland Flats in Nautica District (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Look Who Wants to Demonstrate at RNC Convention in Cleveland This summer: Mark Naymik (Plain Dealer/


Ohio Prison Population Could Hit Record High This Summer (Columbus Dispatch)


K&D Has Deal to Buy Terminal Tower; With Apartments Planned (Plain Dealer/


The Most Normal City in America. The Making of Columbus Ohio (The Towner)


Progress in Fixing Cleveland’s Lead Poisoning Program Mixed, So is the Reaction to It (Plain Dealer/


Ohio Gov Kasich To Drop Out of Race for President (Associated Press)


Donald Trump Campaign to Take Central Role Planning Republican National Convention in Cleveland (Plain Dealer/


Cutting Ohio Farmers Property Taxes Could Cost Homeowners, Schools Millions (Columbus Dispatch)


What Has Loss of Hub Status Done to NE Ohio? (WKSU)


Army Corps of Engineers Refutes Ohio EPA Claim That Toxic Mass in Lake Erie Threatens Clevceland’s Drinking Water (Plain Dealer/


Group Pushing $15 Minimum Wage in Cleveland Submits Signatures (WKYC)


Advocates Worry RNC Could make Life Even Harder for Cleveland Poor and Homeless (Plain Dealer/


East Cleveland May Soon Be Forced to Choose Between Firefighters and Police (Plain Dealer/


Cleveland’s Water Supply Threatened by Toxic Materials in Lake Erie, Ohio EPA Says (Plain Dealer/


What Protestors and Police Can and Can’t Do During RNC Demonstrations: Mark Naymik (Plain Dealer/


Cleveland Tree Crisis Threatens Millions of Dollars in Health and Other Benefits (WKYC)


Ohio Ranks High for Problem Gamblers, Study Says (Plain Dealer/


Ohio Among the Least Affordable States for College, Report Says (Plain Dealer/


Opponents Blast Proposed Dayton City-County Merger (Dayton Daily News)


Cleveland-Area House Prices Growing at Faster Annual Rate (Plain Dealer/


Ohio’s Colleges Spending More to Get Students They Want (Columbus Dispatch)


Lorain’s Steel Industry is Almost at a Standstill (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Rise in Crashes Linked to Higher Speed Limits on Ohio Roads (WLWT)


Ohio’s Opioid Crisis Requires an Urgent Public Health Response, Officials Testify (Plain Dealer/


Effort to Merge East Cleveland With Cleveland Starts Anew (Plain Dealer/


Cuyahoga County Executive Budish Lays Out Plan for the Future, Reviews 2015 Achievements (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


5 Announcements From County Executive Budish’s 2016 State of the County (Plain Dealer/


ACE Report: Energy Slow Down Leads to Small Job Loss in NE Ohio in March (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Who is Paying and Who is Not Paying for Costly RNC Protest Insurance and Why (Plain Dealer/


Did Ohio “Fumble” Application, Losing Millions in Foreclosure Funding? (Columbus Dispatch)


Cleveland Region Among the Nation’s Most Polluted, But Getting Cleaner, New Report Says (Plain Dealer/


Media Gets Scoop on Intricate Cleveland Republican National Convention Logistics (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Thirsty Cities Begin to Eye Water From the Great Lakes (Minneapolis Star-Tribune)


Ohioans in U.S. Congress are Ambivalent about Redistricting (Columbus Dispatch)


Ohio Unemployment Rate Inches Up to 5.1% in March (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Public Debate Opens on Proposal to Make Ohio Medicaid Recipients Pay for Care (Plain Dealer/


Cleveland State Announces Standalone Film School, Ohio’s First (Cleveland Scene)


New Plan for Cleveland Eastside Lakefront Trails and Bike Paths Ready for Public and City Review (Plain Dealer/


Cleveland Councilman Defects from Green Party, Returns to Democrats (Plain Dealer/


Cleveland’s East 4th Street Project Capped Off By New Michael Symon BBQ Restaurant (Plain Dealer/


Chemicals on Rise in Lake Erie Fish? (Columbus Dispatch)


Skyscraper Intrigue Swirls in Downtown Cleveland (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


This is Why Ohio is Becoming the E-Commerce Fulfillment Center Capital (CNBC)


What Can Cleveland Co-ops Teach Rochester, New York? (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)


Cleveland Will Host the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony Every Two Years Starting in 2018 (Plain Dealer/


NE Ohio’s Top Transportation Agency Preparing 20-Year Vision That Will Focus on “Social Equity”, Particularly for Households Without Cars (Plain Dealer/


Utica Shale Drilling Still Stalled as Prices and Rig Counts Drop (Crain’s Cleveland Busness)


Transcript from Gov. John Kasich 2016 State of State Speech (Associated Press)


5 Takeaways From Ohio Gov. John Kasich State of the State Speech (Plain Dealer/


Gov. Kasich Offers Hopeful Message, Few New Ideas in State of State Speech (Columbus Dispatch)


Effort to Start Cleveland-East Cleveland Annexation Talks Dealt Setback in Court (Ideastream)


What Will Happen in Cleveland When the Republicans Arrive (MTV)


By the Numbers: How’s Ohio Really Doing? (Cincinnati Enquirer)


Gov. Kasich Administration Plans to Require Over 1 Million Medicaid Recipiants in Ohio to Make Monthly Payments to Keep Insurance (WLWT)


Budget Cuts Bring Rocky Road for Regional Transit Agency (RTA) (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Cleveland Indians Demote “Chief Wahoo” to Secondary Logo (Cleveland/Shaker Heights Patch)


How Well is Ohio Really Doing? (Columbus Dispatch


Ohio Senate Race is Costliest in Nation (Toledo Blade)


Cleveland Planning Commission Votes to Let FirstEnergy Raze Lake Shore Power Plant (Plain Dealer/


Why Quality Preschool is So Hard to Find in NE Ohio: editorial (Plain Dealer/


Ohio Farmers Turn to Corn as Profit Forecasts Remain Thin (Columbus Dispatch)


Ohio is Moving to Tighten Rules on Lead in Drinking Water (Akron Beacon Journal)


Ohio Proposes Paying $10 Million to Help East Cleveland-Cleveland Merger (Plain Dealer/


Does Cleveland Still Rock? Why Major Bands Have Been Bypassing NE Ohio (Cleveland Scene)


The First 2000 Days: A Special Section on Preschool in Cleveland (Plain Dealer/Plain Dealer)


Ohio Frack Waste Facilities Proliferate With Little Oversight (Akron Beacon Journal)


Look to Detroit for Tower City “Avenue Mall” Clues (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Author Says Ohio Needs to Make Voting Easier (WKSU)


Ohio Legislators Blocked Proposals to Limit Amount of Lead in Water Pipes (Columbus Dispatch)


Cleveland Quietly Prepares Security Plans for Republican National Convention (Ideastream)


Obamacare in Ohio 6 Years On (Columbus Dispatch)


Can a Battered Middle Class Be Restored? Key Question in Presidential Election (Plain Dealer/


Dan Gilbert Buys Tower City Shopping Center From Forest City For $56.5 Million (Cleveland Scene) 


As Regional Transit Authority Wrestles With Tightening Budgets, NE Ohio May Need to Rethink Public Transportation (Cleveland Magazine)


Study Says Farms Must Change to Curb Lake Erie Algae (Columbus Dispatch)


Cuyahoga County Grand Juries Have Been Dogged By Controversy for Decades (Cleveland Scene)


Cleveland Prepares for Unrest at Republican National Convention (Boston Globe)


How Can Local NE Ohio Stores Compete With Online and National Competititors (Plain Dealer/ 


Protestors Fight Proposed RTA Fare Hikes, Route Changes (WKYC) 


Free Trade is Key Issue in Ohio Race for Senate (Columbus Dispatch) 


Donald Trump’s Support in Ohio’s Appalachian Counties: Thomas Suddes (Dayton Daily News)


Aged Great Lakes Lock Could Cripple U.S. Steel Industry and Hit Manufacturing Jobs (The Guardian)


Cleveland-Area House Prices are Rising, but the Recovery is Uneven (Plain Dealer/


There’s No Going Back to Paper Tests, State Says to Schools (Plain Dealer/ 


Ohio Voters Reject Extremes (Columbus Dispatch)


Angered by Cities’ Handling of Police Shootings, Voters Oust Two Prosecutors (New York Times)


John Kasich and Hillary Clinton Win Buckeye State Primaries (Plain Dealer/


Ted Strickland has Won Ohio Democratic Primary for U.S. Senate (Plain Dealer/ 


Michael O’Malley Beats Out Tim McGinty for Cuyahoga County Prosecutor (Fox News 19)


Statewide Results for Ohio Primary Election 10/15/16 (Plain Dealer/


Segregation, Inequality Reflected in Ohio’s Poor Health Rankings (Plain Dealer/


Let’s Be Honest: Ohio is the Only State You Really Need to Pay Attention to Tonight (Washington Post) 


The Political Three-Ring Circus Arrives in Ohio: Thomas Suddes (Plain Dealer/


An Ohio Election Like No Other (Cincinnati Enquirer)


Ohio Economy Has Taken a 15-Year Slide (Coshocton Tribune)


How a Contested Cleveland RNC Convention Would Work (USA Today)


Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson State of the City Speech 3.10.16 (Video)


Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Calls for Development in Struggling Cleveland Neighborhoods(Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Lakefront Repairs Will Allow Safe Swimming at Euclid Beach (Plain Dealer/


Ohio Fracking Wells Double Production in 2015 (Ideastream)


Ohio Tax Changes Under Gov. John Kasich Leave Cities Scrambling to Cope With Less (Plain Dealer/


How Downtown Became Cleveland’s Hottest Zip Code (Cleveland Scene)


Tree Plan is Approved Aimed at Making Cleveland “The Forest City” Again (Plain Dealer/


Ohio Republican Primary Ballot Causing Confusion (WKYC)


School Districts Got “A” Grades on Paper Tests, but “F” Grades Online, Survery Says (Plain Dealer/


5 Things to Know About Ohio’s Economy (


Flint is in the News, But Lead Poisening is Even Worse in Cleveland (New York Times)


Challenges of Ohio’s Republican Congressional Incumbents All Come From the Right (WKSU)


What Are Top-Ranked High Schools in Ohio on State Report Cards? (Plain Dealer/


How Immigrants are Impacting the Cities That Want Them (Governing)


After 100+ Years, Cleveland’s West Side Market to Add Sunday Hours (Plain Dealer/


A Contested Cleveland RNC Convention May Be the Only Thing That Stops Donald Trump (Plain Dealer/


RTA Contemplates Service Cuts to Waterfront Line, Green Line and More (Cleveland Scene)


Did “Keyboarding” Problems Impact State Report Card Grades? (Plain Dealer/ 


Single Moms, the Largest Demographic Living in Poverty in Ohio (WOUB News)


Sebring Not Ohio’s Only Lead Problem (USA Today Network)


John Kasich Vows to Defeat Donald Trump in March 15 Ohio Primary (CNN)


Ohio Schools Pressured to Reduce Play-to-Pay Fees (Plain Dealer/


Cleveland Metroparks to Fix Historic Coast Guard Station (Plain Dealer/


2014-2015 Ohio School Rerport Cards Released. Results are Here (Plain Dealer/


Ohio’s Democratic U.S. Senate Candidates Clash in First and Possibly Their Only Joint Appeaerance (Plain Dealer/


Groups Want Western Lake Erie to be Declared Impaired (Associated Press/Detroit News)


Can Global Cleveland Actually Attract and Engage Immigrants? (Cleveland Scene)


Bridging the Divide: Cleveland’s Evergreen Cooperatives Turns Its Employees into Homeowners: Video (CNBC)


Ohio Supreme Court Sets Execution Date For Condemned Killer, but Ohio Has No Lethal Drugs (Columbus Dispatch)


Warm Winter Helps Speed Public Square Renovation; Should be Done by July (Plain Dealer/


U.S., Canada Agree to Reduce Phosphorus By 40% to Shrink Lake Erie Algal Blooms (Plain Dealer/


Dayton Has Lost About 43% of Its Public Property Tree Cover Since 1982 (Dayton Daily News)


CSI Cleveland: How the City is Curbing Sexual Violence (Christian Science Monitor)


Harnassing the Wind and Sun: Ohio Can Do Better (Plain Dealer/


What’s Next for Key Bank Acquisition of First Niagara? (Buffalo News)


Ohio Will Get Millions to Fight Blight and Foreclosures (Plain Dealer/


Group Shares Merger Proposal of Dayton and Surrounding Montgomery to Create Metropolitan Government (WHIO)


6 Things to Know Dayton Metropolitan Government Charter Plan (WOIO)


If GOP Convention in Cleveland is Contested, the Crucial Fight Will Be Over Rules (Plain Dealer/


10 Things to Know About Ohio’s Primary Election Next Month (Dix Capital Bureau)


Cleveland’s Biotech Industry Attracted $200 Million in 2015, Report Says (Plain Dealer/


New Report Offers Troubling Picture of Akron (Akron Beacon Journal)


Republican Camapigns Secretly Prep for Brokered Cleveland Convention (Politico)


Congressional Redistricting Splits Ohio Republicans (WOSU)


Ohio Was Land of Hope for Many Black Families (Toledo Blade)


Planning Commission Nears Approval of Innovative Zoning Aimed at Transforming Downtown (Plain Dealer/


Ohio Begins Its Study of Grand Juries (WKSU)


Home Prices Up for Most Cuyahoga County Towns Last Year, but Still Below 2007 Levels (Plain Dealer/


Video from Waterfront Development Forum 2.9.16 (CWRU Lifelong Learning)


Is Waterfront Development Paying Off for Cleveland, Cuyahoga County? (Plain Dealer/


A Discussion of Growth in Northeast Ohio 2.9.16 (Cleveland Federal Reserve)


Ohio Reports Much Higher Number of Failing Charter Schools (WLWT)


Cleveland Plans Nearly $30 Million in Road Repairs, Other Upgrades (Ideastream)


Battleground Cleveland: How Power is Shifting at Small-Market Airports (TravelPulse)


Ohio Could Use a Big Leap Forward in Early Education: Editorial (Akron Beacon Journal)


Design for Campus International School Wins City Planning Commission Approval (Plain Dealer/


Sittenfeld’s Focus on Guns: Smart Politics or Losing Strategy (Cincinnati Enquirer)


In Cleveland, Lead Removal is Less About Water and More About Old Buildings (Ideastream)


Abouty 244,000 Ohioans Sign Up for Healthcare Coverage Through Federal Marketplace (Associated Press)


How Our Money Flows From County and City; An Essay on Stadium and Sports Funding in NE Ohio: Roldo Bartimole (Have Coffee Will Write)


While Flint’s Lead Crisis Gets National Headlines, Cleveland’s Problems are Much Worse (Plain Dealer/


US Army Corps of Engineers Rejects Port of Cleveland Request to Stop Open-Lake Dumping (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Cleveland Downtown Population Boom is Real. How Long Will It Continue? (Cleveland Scene)


Cleveland’s Proposed Income Tax Hike Vs. Gov. John Kasich’s Tax Cuts (Plain Dealer/


Cleveland Mayor Jackson Points to State Cuts as Reason for a City Income Tax Hike (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Cleveland Mayor Proposes Increasing Income Tax to 2.5% (Plain Dealer/


Charters Still Lag Ohio’s Urban Districts in Student Performance (Columbus Dispatch)


Preschool Helps Kids, But How Much? And Who Does It Help Most? (Plain Dealer/


Diversity in Columbus Police, Fire Recruits Yet to Improve (Columbus Dispatch)


Ohio Town has Water Problems Like Those in Flint, MI (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)


Oho Severance Tax on Gas/Oil Produced Windfall in 2014/15. Even More Expected in 2015/16 (Akron Beacon Journal)


During an Under-the-Radar Year, Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish Puts a New Face on Progress (Cleveland Magazine)


Northeast Ohio’s Most Influential People 2016 (Cleveland Magazine)


Cleveland’s Global Center for Health Innovation Struggling to Generate Tenants and Income (Plain Dealer/


Closed Power Plant on I-90 in Cleveland Too Degraded to Preserve and Reuse According to First Energy (Plain Dealer/


Ohio Supreme Court to Review Grand Jury System in Ohio (Plain Dealer/


Ohio EPA Knew of Lead Contamination in Drinking Water in Sebring for Months (Columbus Dispatch)


RNC Comes to Cleveland in July. So Will Protestors. Is Cleveland Prepared? (Cleveland Scene)


Ohio’s Higher Performing Charter Schools Ask for More Money From State (Columbus Dispatch)


New Look General Electric has Little Interest in Retail or Light Bulbs (Bloomberg)


Cleveland Officials Recommend Firing 6 Police Officers, Suspending 6 After Deadly 2012 Police Chase and Shooting (Plain Dealer/


First Merit Bank, with 2,000 Employees in Akron, Sells to Huntington Bank (Plain Dealer/


Cuyahoga County has the Highest Property Tax Rates in Ohio. Compare here (Plain Dealer/


Flint, MI Sets a New Low for Hazardous Water (Toledo Blade)


Ohio Senator Rob Portman Fate Tied to 2016 GOP Presidential Nominee: Thomas Suddes (Plain Dealer/


Ohio has Yet to Write Rules for Fracking Industry (Columbus Dispatch)


Register Ohio Voters Online: Editorial (Toledo Blade)


5 Ways New Medical Marijuana Initiative Changes the Game in Ohio: Analysis (Plain Dealer/


Cuyahoga County Court to Review Grand Jury Process (Plain Dealer/


Renovation of Little Italy’s Historic Alta House is a Win-Win for All Involved (FreshWater)


Farmers Step Up to Reduce Fertilizer Runoff and Toxic Algae in Lake Erie (Plain Dealer/


Celebrity Chefs Help to Feed Cleveland Real Estate (CNBC)


Steven Dettelbach, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, Resigns After Nearly 7 Years in Office (Plain Dealer/


Northeast Ohio Home Sales Up 14% in 2015 vs. 2014 (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Northeast Ohio Healthcare Forum w/Casey Ross, Moderator 1.19.16 (CWRU Siegal Lifelong Learning)


Students Continue to Struggle in Ohio’s High-Poverty School Districts (Columbus Dispatch)


US-Canada Agency: More Work Needed to Protect Great Lakes (Dayton Daily News)


Cleveland Ranks 8th Nationally in Attracting Millennial Professionals: Study (Cleveland Scene)


Ohio’s Community Colleges Fail in Helping Students Transfer to Four Year Colleges, Report Says (Plain Dealer/


Economic Outlook in Cleveland and Ohio is “Mixed,” Federal Reserve Says (Plain Dealer/


306 New Upscale Apartments Announced in Detroit Shoreway Neighborhood (FreshWater)


NASA Glenn Research Center Aims to Fight Toxic Algae (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


President Obama Declares Emergency in Flint, MI over Lead in Drinking Water (Detroit Free Press)


Masters of Innovation: The Nottingham Spirk Story: Video (City Club)


Search 2015 Ohio School Report Cards (Plain Dealer/


Northeast Ohio’s Best Schools at Helping Struggling Young Readers…and the Worst (Plain Dealer/


Ohio has Few Checks for Natural-Gas Storage Leaks (Columbus Dispatch)


The Inside Story of How Ohio’s Laws are Made (Plain Dealer/


Meet the People Who Actually Write Ohio’s Laws (and They’re Not Lawmakers) (Plain Dealer/ 


How Ohioans Have Fared Under President Obama (Cincinnati Enquirer)


Can African-American Voters Unseat the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor: Afi Scruggs (Belt)


Republican Logjam Could Cause Deadlocked Cleveland Convention (Columbus Dispatch)


Ancient Ohio Sites Lack State Protection From Archaeology Scavengers (Columbus Dispatch)


Ohio Gun Buying Shows No Sign of Slowing Down (Dayton Daily News)


Rural Ohio Areas Lag in Healthcare Sign-Up (Fremont News-Messenger)


Ohio Schools Slide in National Rankings. Achievement Gap Widens Between Rich and Poor Students (Columbus Dispatch)


Drury Plaza Hotel Readies for Debut in Former Cleveland Board of Education Building (Plain Dealer/


More Apartments Announced on Euclid Avenue (Plain Dealer/


Amazon Pins Big Hopes on Northwest Ohio Wind Farm (Toledo Blade)


Demo Days: New Cleveland Housing Data Should Mean a More Strategic Approach to Demolition and Rehab (Cleveland Magazine)


The Stakes are High as Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Contemplates a Fourth Term: Brent Larkin (Plain Dealer/


West Virginia, Ohio Move to Comply With Clean Power Plan – Even as They Challenge It (Wheeling Intelligencer)


Fewer Ohioans Going to College Amid Economic Recovery (Cincinnati Enquirer)


Correcting for Bias: Mansfield Frazier (Cool Cleveland)


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