News Aggregator Archive 9 (12/29/13 – 7/12/14)


Gov. Candidate Ed FitzGerald: “Ohio Job Situation Lousy” (Cincinnati Enquirer)




Lake Erie in “Injured State,” Needs Good Conditions (Plain Dealer)




I’m Coming Home to Cleveland: LeBron James (Sports Illustrated)




What Does Cleveland Have That We Don’t? A Convention (Cincinnati Enquirer)




Hosting Repubublican Convention Presents Security Challenge For Cleveland (Plain Dealer)




“Significant” Lake Erie Algae Bloom Forecast For This Summer; Not as Bad as Last Year (Plain Dealer)




Utica Shale Drilling Activity Continuing to Move to South and Away From Northern Ohio (Youngstown Vindicator)




Cuts in Safety Net Leaving More Families Homeless (Cincinnati Enquirer)




Ohio Keeps Oil Shipments By Rail a Secret (Columbus Dispatch)




Historic President Garfield Home in Mentor to Close for 6 Months Starting September 2 (News Herald) 




Will the 2016 Republican Convention in Cleveland Encourage a Fresh Approach on Urban Policy: Steve Litt (Plain Dealer)




When Cleveland Hosted the 1936 Republican Convention; Comparing Then and Now (Plain Dealer)




10 Things Politico and Other Reporters Should Know About Cleveland: Daniel Moulthrop (Huffington Post)




Congrats on the Convention. Here’s What You’re In for Cleveland (Plain Dealer)




In Cleveland, Developer Puts Down Stakes By the Lake (Wall Street Journal)




Cleveland Chosen to Host 2016 Republican National Convention (Plain Dealer)




Republicans Go All In On Ohio (The Hill)




Cleveland’s Healthcare Jobs Power Shifting From Hospitals to Research Labs (Plain Dealer)




Why John D. Rockefeller Would Love Uber (Salon)




Proposal to Make Cuyahoga County Elections Non-Partisan, Already Seems Dead (Plain Dealer)




Hazardous Material (Hazmat) Spills on the Rise in Ohio (Cincinnati Enquirer)




How and Why City Politics Became Polluted: Roldo Bartimole(Cleveland Leader)




Ohio Records $800 Million Budget Surplus in Fiscal Year 2014 (Plain Dealer)




Good Stewardship or Poor Budgeting? Ohio’s $800 Million Surplus Praised, Panned (Plain Dealer)




Is There a First Amendment Right to Lie in Politics?: David Schultz(Plain Dealer)




Northeast Ohio Health Job Growth Slows (Crain’s Cleveland Business)




“Ohio Guarantee” Makes College Costs Predictable (Columbus Dispatch)




Why Grassroot Groups Struggle to Get Issues on the Ballot in Ohio(Plain Dealer)




Opportunity Sprouts From Detroit’s Urban Farms (Detroit News)




An Energized Cleveland Takes a Bipartisan Approach Tack to Wooing Conventions (New York Times)




Michigan’s Wind Energy Industry Soaring (Detroit Free Press)




Opportunity Nowhere: The Beginner’s Guide to Being Outraged Over the $330 Million-Dollar Opportunity Corridor (Cleveland Scene)




Ohio Shale Gas Beginning to Look Like a Boom (Plain Dealer)




Nationwide Insurance Moving Thousands of Employees From Suburbs into Downtown Columbus (Columbus Business First)




Cuyahoga County Elections Could be Made Nonpartisan, Under Proposed Charter Amendment (Plain Dealer)




Standard Building Near Public Square to Become Apartments (Plain Dealer)




The Last Time Cleveland Hosted a National Political Convention (Belt)




After Years of Negative Sterotypes, Cleveland Seeks Political Redemption(Lorain Journal)




Oilfields May Be Fountain of Youth For Western Pennsylvania(Pittsburgh Trib)




Ohio Fireworks Ban is a Dud: Marc Kovac (Youngstown Vindicator)


LaunchHouse and NASA Partner on Ohio’s First Hardware Technology Accelorator (Plain Dealer)


Wolstein Center Remains a Money-Losing White Elephant For Cleveland State University; Alternative Uses Being Explored (Plain Dealer)


Cleveland: A City Repurposed (New York Times)


Blight and Abandonment Now a Persistent Drag on NE Ohio’s Economy: Brent Larkin (Plain Dealer)


Visualizing Cleveland’s Future Without “Rust-Colored” Glasses: Richey Piiparinen (Plain Dealer)


Hispanics Lead Population Growth in Ohio (Columbus Dispatch)


Cleveland and Dallas are the Final Two Contenders for the Republican National Convention (Plain Dealer)


Cleveland, Dallas Make Cut for Republican National Convention(Politico)


Too Much Pollution Closes Five Cuyahoga County Beaches Today. Sewer Overflows Are the Cause (Plain Dealer)


Columbus Educators At Risk of Losing Their Licenses Over Falsified Student Records (Columbus Dispatch)


MetroHealth Expands School-Based Clinics to 11 More Cleveland Schools(Plain Dealer)


Public Square Makeover Met With Applause, Questions at City Club Forum (Plain Dealer)


Challenger Ed FitzGerald Accepts Invitation to Six Debates with Gov. Kasich, Wants More (Cleveland Leader)


Between 1991-2011, Foreign Investment in Cleveland Shrank Sharply According to Brookings Study (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Universities Lure International Students (Columbus Dispatch)


Value of Iconic Buildings Hard to Measure (Cinncinati Enquirer)


As Ohio Expands Tax Cuts, the Poor Get Poorer: Thomas Suddes (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Economic Recovery Not a Simple Tale (Columbus Dispatch)


Group Plan Commission Aims to Connect Downtown With Lakefront(Crain’s Cleveland Business)


House Bill 483 Recently Signed by Gov Kasich Will End New Wind Farms in Ohio (Midwest Energy News)


County Executive Ed FitzGerald’s Choice For Treasurer Failed to Comply With County’s Ethics Policy (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Still Has an Open Records Problem: Dennis Hetzel (Lima News)


Ohio is the Political Prize For Republican National Committee Decision on 2016 Convention in Cleveland: Elizabeth Sullivan (Plain Dealer)


Cuyahoga Community College Seeks Tax Increase to Fund Operations(Plain Dealer)


CWRU to Break Ground on First Phase of “Innovation Hub” (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


All Columbus City School Students to Receive Free Lunches Next School Year (Columbus Dispatch)


Why Population Loss is Costing Cleveland — and Why it Matters: Brent Larkin (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Gov. Candidate Ed FitzGerald Proposes College Savings Accounts For Kindergartners (Columbus Dispatch)


Ohio Sets Early Voting Hours For November Election (Cincinnati Enquirer)


Remembering Ray Shepardson: Playhouse Square Savior Hailed as a Visionary (Plain Dealer)


Right Hand Man: A Brief History of Ray Shepardson’s Work, as told by his friend Weldo Carpenter Cleveland Scene 6.25.14


Shopping Malls That Once Thrived Now Fight to Survive (Detroit Free Press)


Healthier School Lunches Catching on in Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)


Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald’s Top Deputy Quits, Citing Personal Reasons; Third Top FitzGerald Aide to Quit in Past Year (Plain Dealer)


About 12% of Ohio’s Third Graders Can’t Read Well Enough For Fourth Grade (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Third Graders Do Better Than Expected on Reading Test(Columbus Dispatch)


Bus and Transit Links Are Critical Unknowns Along “Opportunity Corridor” (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Teacher Education Programs Receive Mixed Reviews (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Gov. Kasich Signs Budget Bill With Approx $400 Million in Tax Cuts/Breaks (Columbus Dispatch)


“Opportunity Corridor” is For the Same Old Greedy Interests: Roldo Bartimole (Cleveland Leader)


U.S. Supreme Court Will Allow Constitutional Challenge of Ohio Law That Bars Campaign Lies (Plain Dealer)


Study Finds Ohio Homeowners and Farmers Paying More in Property Taxes; Businesses Paying Less (Columbus Dispatch)


Region’s Housing Recovery Shows Signs of Stalling (Crain’s Cleveland Business) 


Special Report: The Ugly Truth About Toledo; Blight Scars as Residents, Officials Decry the Mounting Mess (Toledo Blade)


A New Heathcare Battlefield Emerges in Akron (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Ohio’s New High School Graduation Requirements (StateImpact)


Private Schools Are Glad to Avoid Common Core Exams — For Now, At Least (Plain Dealer)


Experts: Ohio’s Trauma Care Needs a Fix (Cincinnati Enquirer)


Gov. Kasich Must Stop Ohio House From Supporting Charter Schools That Have “Already Failed” Their Students: Brent Larkin (Plain Dealer)


Cleveland Born Actress and Civic Activist, Ruby Dee Dies; Had Deep Connections to Karamu Theater (Cleveland Scene)


Ruby Dee’s Legacy of Activism, Acting Mourned (Associated Press)


Cleveland City Council Spends 5X More on Contractors Than Columbus, a City With More Than Twice the Population (Plain Dealer)


Economic Growth in Ohio Keeps Up With U.S. (Columbus Dispatch)


3 Days of Voting to Be Restored in Ohio Before November Election Day, Federal Court Rules (Columbus Dispatch)


Democrats Propose Contribution Restrictions For Ohio Attorney General(Plain Dealer)


Despite Opposition, the Common Core Has Firm Footing in Ohio(IdeaStream)


Pittsburgh’s New Immigrants (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)


Compliance in Releasing Ohio Public Records Better, But Not Perfect(Columbus Dispatch)


JobsOhio Court Decision Raises Question: Who Can Sue to Protect the Ohio Constitution? (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Supreme Court Rejects JobsOhio Challenge (Columbus Dispatch)


One Ohio City’s Growth Strategy? Immigrants. Dayton Puts Out the Welcome Mat (Time Magazine)


City Council Poised to Sign Off on Opportunity Corridor (Plain Dealer)


Green Light: Cleveland Metroparks Looks to Connect the Lakefront With the Rest of the Emerald Necklace (Cleveland Magazine)


Political Convention Might Not Be Economic Windfall Columbus, Cleveland Hope For (Columbus Dispatch)


Like Cleveland, Milwaukee Had a River Catch Fire (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)


How Much Should Chicago Sacrifice For Tourism? (Chicago Tribune)


Organic Lawns Are Catching On in Ohio (WKSU)


Gov. Kasich Caved in, Rather Than Confront Energy Interests: Marilou Johanek (Toledo Blade)


Summit County Getting Dumber and Poorer as Residents Migrate, Statistics Show (Akron Beacon Journal)


Two New Cleveland West Side Developments Take Advantage of Proximity to Lake Erie (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Should Courts Have a Constitutional Role in Determining Ohio School Funding Policy? (Newark Advocate)


Ohio Public Schools Will Soon Allow Up to 2 Credits For Private Religion Classes (StateImpact)


Ohio State Trustees Freeze In-State Tuition, Raise Other Fees(Columbus Dispatch)


If Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove Leaves to Run the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Who Will Take His Place? (Plain Dealer)


Public Arts Funding in Cuyahoga County Tops 13 U.S. Metros in Univ of Chicago Study (Plain Dealer)


Redistricting Reform is Needed, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted Tells Akron Crowd (Akron Beacon Journal)


Great Lakes Levels Finally Spring Back (Detroit News)


New Exams Will Replace Current Ohio Graduation Test For Freshmen Starting High School This Fall (Plain Dealer)


California’s Primary Election Will Be a Test of “Top-Two” System; Designed to Curb Entrenched Partisanship in State Politics (Los Angeles Times)


Cleveland Teachers Have Worst Attendance Out of 40 Big-City Districts, Study Finds (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Honey Bee Industry Struggles After Long Winter (WOSU)


Cleveland’s Lakefront Development Plan Receives City Council Approval(Plain Dealer)


Restaurant Chain Sborro, Emerging From Bankruptcy, Moves Headquarters to Columbus, Ohio From Long Island (Newsday)


New Federal Power Plant Rules to Curb Global Warming Causes Controversy in Ohio (Plain Dealer)


Coal Area Congressman Says EPA “Killing Ohio’s Coal Industry”(Portsmouth DailyTimes)


New Construction Projects Beginning to Sprout in Northeast Ohio (Plain Dealer)


President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to Launch New Clean-Air Rules That Target Coal Industry (MarketWatch)


Ohio Swims Against the Clean-Energy Tide; 2/3 of Ohio’s Electricity Comes From Coal: Dave Kusha, Editor (Toledo Blade)


What Does It Cost to Bring Hollywood to Ohio? Who Pays? (Cincinnati Enquirer)


Most Affordable Healthcare Act Premiums in Ohio Will Rise by Single Digits in 2015; Smaller Increase Than Previous Years (Plain Dealer)


Ed FitzGerald Campaign Thrashed By Kasich on Fund-Raising Front(Toledo Blade)


Enegy Department Decision Knocks the Wind Out of Proposed Lake Erie Wind Farm: Brent Larkin (Plain Dealer)


Deal Reached to Improve Lake Erie (Toledo Blade)


Remembering Zeke Forbes, a Shrewd Political Operator With a Heart of Gold: Brent Larkin (Plain Dealer)


Opportunity Corridor Gets Federal Signoff, Clearing Way for 3.5-Mile Boulevard (Plain Dealer)


7 States Running Out of Water (USA Today)


Ohio Legislature Approves Two-Year Freeze on Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Standards (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Renewable-Energy Bill to Start Two-Year Debate (Akron Beacon Journal)


A Pushback on Green Power in Ohio (New York Times)


Is Ohio’s Lieutenant Governor Position the Worst Job in Politics? A Look at Ohio History From Medill to Mary Taylor (Plain Dealer)


Alarming Lack of Early Stage Funding in Ohio For Start-Ups: Report(Cincinnati Enquirer)


Northeast Ohio Jobs Tough to Find This Summer For Teens (News-Herald)


Ohio Cities in Statehouse Fight to Save Red-Light Cameras (Columbus Dispatch)

“Remembering Zeke Forbes, a Shrewd Political Operator With a Heart of Gold: Brent Larkin (Plain Dealer)

An Essay Written About Dr. Reuben Silver by Andrea Simakis for the Plain Dealer on 5/29/14

“A History of the Karamu Theater of Karamu House, 1915-1960” Doctoral Thesis By Dr. Reuben Silver, 1961 

“Finding Tomorrow’s Classical Music Fans” New York Times Video Feature on the Cleveland Orchestra (5/24/14)


Ohio Charter Schools Use Key Words to Entice Familes Away From Public Schools (Akron Beacon Journal)


Detroit Far From Sealing Chapter 9 Deal: Daniel Howes (Detroit News)


Cleveland-Based Law Firm Squire Sanders Merges With Washington-Based Patton Boggs; Will Create a Firm With 1,600 Lawyers (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Greater Cleveland Film Commission Likely to Receive $200M Grant to Continue to Develop Local Film Industry (Plain Dealer)


Every Summer, Kids Lose a Month of What They’ve Learned; Gap is Biggest Between Rich and Poor Kids (Cincinnati Enquirer)


Get Ready to Veto This Bad Bill, Gov Kasich: Dave Kushma, Editor(Toledo Blade)


The Fight to Save an Industry and Middle Class Jobs From Imports(Plain Dealer)


After 45 Years After Infamous Fire, Cuyahoga River’s Value Runs Deep(Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Climate Change to Boost Health Problems in Northern States(Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)


5 Takeaways From Thursday’s Conversation Between County Executive Candidates Armond Budish and Jack Schron (Plain Dealer)


Budish and Schron Meet For Low-Key Cuyahoga County Executive Candidate Forum (Ideastream)


The Only Conspiracy About Common Core is in Trying to Improve the Nation’s Lagging Educational Standards: Brent Larkin (Plain Dealer)


U.S. Senate Approves Bill That Could Boost Great Lakes Navigation Funding (Detroit Free Press)


Columbus Grows Faster Than Other Big Ohio Cities (Mansfield News Journal)


Ohio Housing Markets Affordable, Slowly Recovering (Ideastream)


Expect Plenty More Toxic Algae in Lake Erie This Summer (Atlantic Citylab)


Grading Metroparks Management of the Lakefront After Year One and What You Should Expect in Year Two: Mark Naymik (Plain Dealer)


Ohio’s Choice For Secretary of State Could Influence Presidential Election in 2016 (Aljazeera America)


Greater Cleveland Among Safest Major Cities for Pedestrians, According to Report (Plain Dealer)


Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald Proposes “Voting Rights” Amendment to County Charter (Plain Dealer)


School, Tax Changes Work Their Way Through Ohio Senate(Associated Press)


Northeast Ohio’s Dropout Dilemma (StateImpact)


“Good First Step” Law Designed to Fight Lake Erie Algae to Be Signed By Gov. Kasich (Plain Dealer)


Inequalty in Ohio Kindergarten Program Puts Disadvantaged Kids Further Behind (Akron Beacon Journal)


Cleveland Public Power Struggles to “Reset Business Model” against Competitor First Energy Corp. (Plain Dealer)


Pittsburgh’s Economy Has Gained From High-Skilled Immigrants(Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)


Fed Cuts a Concern at Cleveland’s NASA Glenn (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Ohio Construction Industry Faces Worker Shortage (Columbus Dispatch)


Ohio Unemployment Sees Big Drop to 5.7% (Akron Beacon Journal)


Kasich 5.0: A 5-Part Series on the Career of Gov. John Kasich (Plain Dealer)


Democrats Push For Ohio Election Changes Before November Vote(Columbus Dispatch)


Ohio Voters Oppose Unions For College Athletes (Dayton Daily News)


Ohio’s Expansion of Medicaid is Expected to Save Counties Millions(Plain Dealer)


Ohio’s Private Schools Fight to Avoid Common Core Exams (Plain Dealer)


Despite a Decline in High School Graduates, Freshman Enrollment Expected to Remain Stable at Are Colleges (Plain Dealer)


Gov. Kasich Holds 15 Point Lead Over Challenger Ed FitzGerald (Plain Dealer)


Gov. Kasich’s Strong Job Approval Rating Doesn’t Carry Over to General Assembly (Plain Dealer)


New York Based E-Commerce Company Moving to Columbus With Plans to Add 400 Employees (Crain’s New York Business)


Getting a Clearer Picture of Cleveland’s Lakefront Development(Ideastream)


Ohio’s Medicaid Enrollment Surges (Cincinnati Enquirer)


Ohio Struggles With Rising Prison Population (Columbus Dispatch)


Two Ohio Colleges Listed Among the Nation’s Best Engineering Schools(Dayton Business Journal)


Climate Change Isn’t a Threat to Ohio — It’s Real Now: David Kushma, Editor (Toledo Blade)


MetroHealth to Be Self-Supporting By 2016, Revitalize Main Campus(Crain’s Cleveland Business)


MetroHealth Unveils Campus Tranformation Plan; Funding Undetermined(Plain Dealer)


Ohio Students Soon Could Be Grading Their Own Teachers (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Senate Votes to Halt State Energy Efficiency Rules, Wind and Solar Development (Plain Dealer)


“Sin Tax Voting Breakdown: East Side Suburbs Supported, Cleveland Opposed (Cleveland Scene)


Statewide Primary Turnout in Ohio Was Less Than 17% (Columbus Dispatch)


Some Ohio Ballot Issues Come Down to Handfuls of Votes(Ideastream)


Youngstown Votes to Reject Fraking Ban For Third Time (Forbes)


Columbus Voters Emphatically Reject Columbus Zoo Tax Levy (WOSU)


Cuyahoga County Passes “Sin Tax” Comfortably (Plain Dealer)


Armond Budish Easily Wins Democratic Primary for Cuyahoga County Executive (Plain Dealer)


In Cleveland and Other U.S. Cities, Developers Turn Former Office Buildings Into High End Apartments (Wall Street Journal)


Independent Voters Protest Ohio’s Closed Primary Elections (Plain Dealer)


6 Questions About Tuesday’s Ohio Primary (Plain Dealer)


Tea Party in Ohio Aims Lower on the Ballot (Wall Street Journal)


Cleveland Metroparks to Take Control of Whiskey Island (Plain Dealer)


Sin Tax Shows Need For Greater Regional Collaboration (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


A Test For Politicians: Keep or Gut Clean-Energy Law: Dave Kushma, Editor (Toledo Blade)


44 Years Ago Students Rioted at Kent State. What Would They Do Today? (Akron Beacon Journal)


The Election For Ohio Governor Will Unfold in One of Two Ways: Brent Larkin (Plain Dealer)


County Executive Candidate Armond Budish is Flying Under the Radar, Despite Frontrunner Status (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Chief Justice Offers Plan to Change the Way Ohio Elects Its Judges(Plain Dealer)


Ohio’s Chief Justice Wants to Change the Way Ohioans Elect Judges(Ideastream)


Carroll County Remains #1 For Natural Gas, Oil Production From Ohio’s Utica Shale (Akron Beacon Journal)


Medical-Malpractice Claims Fall to Record Low in Ohio (Columbus Dispatch)


Major New University Circle Apartment Project, “Intesa”, Scheduled to Break Ground In Fall (Plain Dealer)


(S)ins and Outs of the “Sin Tax” Issue (Civic Commons)


See What Cleveland Sports Teams Pay to Play at City’s Sports Facilities: Mark Naymik (Plain Dealer)


Shale Jobs Up in Ohio, But Impact is Still Limited (Columbus Dispatch)


Central Ohio Facility to Be Google Glass Hub (Columbus Dispatch)


“Cleveland-Europe Express” Makes Maiden Voyage (Here & Now)


Three Northeast Ohio Catholic Schools to Drug Test All Students(WKYC)


Supreme Court Upholds Power Plant Pollution Rule; May Severely impact Ohio Coal Powered Utilities (Dayton Daily News)


The Supreme Court Dims the Lights on Coal Power (Business Week)


Ohio Cheaper to Live in Than Most States, U.S. Commerce Department Says (Plain Dealer)


Mergers Among Northeast Ohio Communities are Unlikely Despite Increased Collaboration (Plain Dealer)


Tuition Hikes Continue at Ohio’s Public Colleges (Columbus Dispatch)


How Did America End Up With This Healthcare System? (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)


White and Black Divide: Achievement Gaps Prevalent Across Ohio Schools (Chilicothe Gazette)


The Miracle of Playhouse Square: Steve Litt (Plain Dealer)


Ohio’s Shale Wells Producing Billions of Feet of Gas, Millions of Gallons of Oil (Plain Dealer)


How Grades and Promotion Work at Two Schools Without Traditional System: MC2STEM and Intergenerational School (Plain Dealer)


Clark County, a Reliable Ohio Election Bellweather, Still Undecided on Kasich vs. FitzGerald: Brent Larkin (Plain Dealer)


8% of Ohio Bridges “Structurally Unsafe”, Report Says (Dayton Daily News)


Proposed New Arena in Downtown Akron Leaves the City With Possibilities and Challenges (Akron Beacon Journal)


Ohio Receives “B” For Student Financial Literacy (Dayton Business Journal)


Ohio Gov. Kasich Reports $8.5+ Million in Re-election Campaign War Chest; Challenger Ed FitzGerald Reports $1.5 Million (Plain Dealer)


Campaign Finance Reports: Kasich Has $8.5 Million and FitzGerald Has $1.5 Million (Columbus Dispatch)


Sin Tax Costs Our Readers About $20 Per Year. How Much Does it Cost You?: Sin Tax Calculator (Plain Dealer)


Coalition Against the Sin Tax Will Seek Facility Fee Through Ballot Initiative (Cleveland Scene)


Harsh Winter Devastates Beehives; Loss of Up of 80% of Honeybees(Columbus Dispatch)


Army Corps of Engineers to Dredge Cleveland Harbor Next Month; Longer Term Sludge Disposal Solution Still Needed (Plain Dealer)


County Executive Ed FitzGerald Announces Plan to Create Vacant Property Demolition Fund (Plain Dealer)


U.S. Supreme Court Hears Ohio Political Speech Case (Dayton Daily News)


Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Accuses Ohio House of Stripping Local Oversite of Cleveland Charter Schools (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Continues to Lag in College Attainment (Plain Dealer)


Fight to Keep Asia Carp Migration From Ohio’s Rivers to Great Lakes Continues (Toledo Blade)


Flats East Bank Project Receives Financing For Phase Two; Includes Apartments, Retail, Restaurants and More (Plain Dealer)


Movies Being Shot in Cleveland Have Produced Major Bucks For Region(Crain’s Cleveland Business)


NE Ohio Startups Are Stalled By Lack of Capital (Crain’s Cleveland Business)

Make Common Core Better in Ohio; Don’t Scrap It: David Kushma, Editor (Toledo Blade)

Pollution and Contamination Most Important Issue Facing Great Lakes, Residents Say (Detroit Free Press)

Take a Sneak Peak at the New Common Core Exams (Plain Dealer)

Global Cleveland Launching New Push to Attract Immigrants (WKYC)


Is More Investment Downtown “Keeping Cleveland Strong?”: Roldo Bartimole (Cleveland Leader)


Is the Cleveland Indians Mascot Hurting Their Bottom Line? (Quartz)


A Near-Finished Plan For the Radical Makeover of Public Square Needs Cash to Become Reality (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Case Before U.S. Supreme Court Could Decide Whether States Could Criminalize Campaign Lies (Plain Dealer)


New Common Core Tests Coming Next Year Will Seriously Challenge Many Students (Plain Dealer)


Even High-Performing Suburban Districts Are Worried About Common Core Tests (Plain Dealer)


Ray Shepardson, 1944 – 2014: “Formerly of Almost Every Theater in America” (Chicago Tribune)


Suburban Law Directors Powerful, But Private (Plain Dealer)


Why It’s a Big Deal That Half the Great Lakes Are Still Covered in Ice (Atlantic Cities)


Ray Shepardson, Leader of the the Fight to Save Playhouse Square Theaters, Dies at Age 70 (Plain Dealer)


Retired Detroit Police, Firefighters Reach Bankruptcy Deal; Pensions Would Not Be Cut (Detroit News)


Ohio Regulators Update Rules to Further Reduce Seismic Risk (Akron Beacon Journal)


Women in Ohio Only Made 76.9 Cents For Every $1 Men Made; Wage Gap Much Wider for Minority Women (Plain Dealer)


Ohio EPA Says Cuyahoga River Sediment Must Not Be Dumped in Lake Erie (Plain Dealer)


Increased Oil Shale Fracking Drives Demand For Rail Improvements (WOSU)


Local Wine Growers Suffering After Tough Winter (Akron Beacon Journal)


Planned Nuclear Waste Facility Rasies Fears For Great Lakes (Detroit Free Press)


Ohio State Issue 1 Will Drive Growth: Editorial (Columbus Dispatch)


Primer: What is Ohio State Issue 1? (Cincinnati Enquirer)


Ohio Acknowledges Connection Between Hydraulic Fracking and Earthquakes (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Creates Tougher Fracking Rules to Reduce Risk of Earthquakes (Columbus Dispatch)


Cleveland Clinic Exports Marquee Ohio Brand to Abu Dhabi (Reuters)


General Electric Will Bring 2000 Jobs to Cincinnati; Create New U.S. Global Operations Center (Cincinnati Enquirer)


Plans Announced to Build Cleveland’s Tallest All-Residential Building (Plain Dealer)


Elections in Ohio Lag Nation’s, Study Says (Lancaster Eagle Gazette)


City of Columbus Suing Uber, an App-Based Car Service, Calling Them Illegal and Unlicensed (Columbus Dispatch)


Southern Shift of Ohio’s Utica Shale Drilling Boom (Canton Repository)


GOP Aims to Keep Ohio Athletes From Unionizing (Cincinnati Enquirer


MetroHealth Set to Unveil Plans For Dramatic Makeover of its Main Campus (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


A Summary of Monday’s Democratic Cuyahoga County Executive Debate at the Cleveland City Club (Plain Dealer)


Democratic Candidates For County Executive Square Off at City Club (Cleveland Scene)


Icebreaking Crews Work to Open Great Lakes to Business (Detroit News)


United Airlines Will No Longer Use Concourse D at Cleveland Hopkins (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Legislators Seek to Assert That College Athletes Aren’t Employees (Plain Dealer)


Shale Drilling is Fueling an Investment Boom in Ohio (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Cuyahoga County Must Be Regrown on Previously Developed Land: Thomas Bier (Plain Dealer)


Ohioans in Congress Divided in Assessing Country’s Course (Columbus Dispatch)


Don’t Bet Against Democratic Governor Candidate FitzGerald Yet: Dave Kushna, Editor (Toledo Blade)


Push For $10.10 Minimum Wage Would Create Winners, Losers in Ohio (Mansfield News Journal)


Jack Schron, Republican Candidate for Cuyahoga County Executive at Cleveland City Club 4/2/14: Podcast (Cleveland City Club)


Toledo Blade Files Lawsuit Over Detention of Journalists (Toledo Blade)


State of Downtown Panel From Cleveland City Club 3/26/14: Video(Cleveland City Club)


NASA Program to Bring Research Assistance to Toledo; Will Pair Scientists and Business (Toledo Blade)


Smart Growth America Report on Sprawl Gives Poor Rankings to Ohio Cities (Plain Dealer)


Cleveland’s League Park Restoration is Almost Complete; Home of Babe Ruth’s 500th Home Run (Plain Dealer)


What Cities Like Cleveland Can Learn From Memphis (Fresh Water)


Ohio May Freeze Energy Standards (Cincinnati Enquirer)


38% of Northeast Ohio Public Transportation Riders Have No Automobile or Driver’s License (Plain Dealer)


Five Take-Aways From Cuyahoga County Executive Candidate Jack Schron’s Speech at Cleveland City Club (Plain Dealer)


Akron’s Mayor Wants Akron General, Summa Health Systems to Merge(Akron Beacon Journal)


Abandoned Homes Havens for Criminals (Columbus Dispatch)


A Union Aims at Pittsburgh’s Largest Employer: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (New York Times)


“Sin Tax” Debate Gets Spirited (Plain Dealer)


Cleveland’s Thriving Theater Hub Lures Residents (New York Times)


Ashtabula Grape Growers Prepare For Huge Losses Due to Frigid Winter(Ashtabula Star Beacon)


The Conservative Ohio Politician Who Saved the 1964 U.S. Civil Rights Legislation (Politico)


Early Voting Starts in Ohio For Spring Primary; Registration Deadline is April 7 (Plain Dealer)


What Are Ohio’s Voter ID Rules? (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Legislative Panel Set to Vote on Controversial “Enhanced” Driver’s Licenses (Plain Dealer)


Falling Dominoes. George Forbes Recently Suggested That East Cleveland Merge With Cleveland. But It’s a Hundred Years Too Late: Mike Roberts (


Baltimore-Owned Hotel Loses $50 Million; Omen for Cuyahoga County Tax Payers: Roldo Bartimole (Cleveland Leader)


Ohio Congressional Map No Help to Moderates (Associated Press)


What Do First-Time Voters Need to Know to Vote in Ohio? (Plain Dealer)


Voter Guide Launched to Help Sort Out Issues and Candidiates in This Spring’s Primary (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Charter Schools – Many Flunk Tests on Public Accountability(Youngstown Vindicator)


Trophy Deer Industry Means Big Bucks in Ohio (Mansfield News-Journal)


Cleveland to Plant 1,000 Trees in Five Neighborhoods, Start of Long-Term Reforestation Initiative (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Renewable Energy and Efficiency Mandates Under Attack (Plain Dealer)


GOP Drafts Plan to Freeze Ohio’s “Green” Energy Rules (Columbus Dispatch)


Cuyahoga County Mayors Group Votes to Back “Sin Tax” Extension(Plain Dealer)


The Fate of Burke Lakefront Airport Needs a Thorough Examination: Editorial (Plain Dealer)


State of Ohio in Agriculture: 7th in Number of Farms, 13th in Total Value of Crops and Livestock (Youngstown Vindicator)


Will Ohio Join Indiana in Leaving the Common Core? (StateImpact)


Ohio Aims to Curb Chronic Diseases (Columbus Dispatch)


The Battle for East Cleveland (Cleveland Scene)


Shaker Heights Becomes Seventh N.E. Ohio City to Ban Using Hand-Held Cell Phones While Driving (Plain Dealer)


Gov. Kasich Signs Calamity Days Bill Giving School Districts Some Relief From the Harsh Winter (Plain Dealer)


School Districts, Cities Weigh Future of Former School Buildings (Plain Dealer)


In Ohio, Gov. Kasich Rises From Forsaken to Favorite (NPR)


Inner City Blight Means Greater Tax Burden on Cuyahoga County Suburbs, Study Claims (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Democratic Senator Brown and Republic Senator Portman at Odds on Much, Except Ohio (Columbus Dispatch)


As Need For School Counselors Grows, Numbers Decrease (USA Today)


Fight Against Lake Erie Algae in Full Swing (Toledo Blade)


Ohio Gov. Kasich Busily Nailing Down His Centrist Reelection Credentials: Thomas Suddes (Plain Dealer)


The Sin Tax Q&A (Belt)


Anti-Sin Tax Group Starts to Rumble (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Burke Lakefront Airport; Should it Close? (Plain Dealer)


Gov. John Kasich and Challenger Ed FitzGerald Move into Defining Phase of 2014 Campaign: Analysis (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Drillers Growing Use of Fresh Water Concerns Environmental Activists (Akron Beacon Journal)


Cleveland Takes Small Steps Toward Merger With Neighboring East Cleveland (Plain Dealer)


East Cleveland Mayor Gary Norton Must Stake a Position on Cleveland Merger: Brent Larkin (Plain Dealer)


Cleveland Councilman Jeff Johnson Publicly Supports Merger With East Cleveland (Cleveland Scene)


East Cleveland, Cleveland By the Numbers, as Merger Talk Resumes(Plain Dealer)


Gov. Kasich Proposes Spending Nearly $135 Million on Projects in Cuyahoga and Surrounding Counties (Plain Dealer)


Gov. Kasich Proposes $2.4 Billion in State Construction Projects(Columbus Dispatch)


Absentee Voting For the May 6 Primary Begins April 1; Last Day to Register is April 7 (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Could Add 19,000 Utica Wells in Next 19 Years, New State Report Says (Akron Beacon Journal)


Hotels, Campgrounds in Utica Region Feel the Shale Boom (Warren Tribune-Chronicle)


Crime Hotspots to Be Identitifed by Kent State Researchers (Plain Dealer)


Canada’s Great Lakes Water Worries (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/Toledo Blade)


Kasich is Tax Shifter, Not a Tax Cutter: Editorial (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Enough With the Early Voting Complaints, There Are Real Issues in Ohio Elections: Brent Larkin (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Mistrusts Democracy: Editorial (New York Times)


Scientists Study Ohio Earthquakes, Fracking (Columbus Dispatch)


Laurel School Student Wins City Debate Championship With Passionate Final Speech (Plain Dealer)


Dramatic Declines in Teens Working; Lowest Rates Since World War II, Says Brookings Report (Plain Dealer)


America Must Invest in its Future by Creating More Work Opportunities for Teenagers: Phillip Morris (Plain Dealer)


Commission to Examine Ohio’s Constitution Finally Names Its Director(Columbus Dispatch) 


Manufacturing in Ohio Bounces Back (Columbus Dispatch)


Enrollment in Ohio’s Affordable Care Act Plans Lags Behind Expectations(IdeaStream)


Cleveland Picks a Developer for North Coast Harbor Project (Plain Dealer) 


With Ohio Gov. Kasich’s Mid-Biennium Budget Review, Tax Policies Are Front and Center: Henry Gomez Ohio Politics Review 3.12.2014 (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Small Businesses Want Online Stores to Charge Sales Tax (Plain Dealer)


Revised Numbers Show Big Job Gains in Ohio’s Metro Areas (Columbus Dispatch)


Ohio Gov. Kasich Mid-Biennium Review Looks to Help Veterans Enter College, Find Jobs (Plain Dealer)


Cleveland Partnership Aims to More Than Double the Children in Preschool Within Two Years (Plain Dealer)


40% of Cleveland Third Graders Required to Go to Summer Reading School (Plain Dealer)


Public Transit Ridership Reaches Highest Level Since 1956 (USA Today)


Glimpse of Cleveland Hopkins Post-Hub Can Be Found in Boston, St. Louis, Researchers Say (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Gov Kasich Wants Top State Income Tax to Be Under 5%; Currently at 5.33% (Toledo Blade)


Smokers May Pay For Gov Kasich’s Tax Cut (Columbus Dispatch)


Cleveland’s Sorry Streets Are a Major Liability: Editorial (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


U.S., Ohio Are Past Due for a Change in the Boys’ Club of Political Leaders: Tom Suddes (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Gov Kasich State of the State Speech a Mixed Bag of Policy, Politics and Exaggeration: Brent Larkin (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Teens Can Now Take Driver Education Courses Online (Plain Dealer)


Utica Shale Play Smaller Than Thought, But Production is Staggering(Plain Dealer)


Ohio’s Oil, Natural Gas Production in 2013 Leap With Utica Shale Development (Akron Beacon Journal)


Public Hearing Reaches Consensus: Don’t Allow Dredged Sediment to be Dumped in Lake Erie (Plain Dealer)


Cleveland Natural History Museum Embarks on $125 Million Expansion Plan (Plain Dealer)


Former Columbus Mayor Coleman Says of Bids For Political Conventions: “I Play to Win” (Columbus Dispatch)


A War of Numbers: Greater Cleveland’s Job Outlook (WKSU)


Ohio Students to Test Drive New Common Core Exams in March (Plain Dealer)


Great Lakes Water Levels Boosted By Super-Snowy Winter; Lake Erie Rises 2-6 Inches Higher Than Last Year (Detroit Free Press)


Cleveland’s School Plan is On Target. Mayor Frank Jackson Says at State of City Talk (Plain Dealer)


SAT College Admissions Test to Undergo Major Changes (Plain Dealer)


Q & A With New Cleveland City Council President Kevin Kelley(Cleveland Magazine) 


Heart Transplants Drop in Ohio Since Policy Change (Associated Press)


With Open Enrollment, Record Number of Students Switch Districts and Schools in Ohio (Akron Beacon Journal)


Gund Foundation Grants Funding For Two New Specialty Cleveland High Schools (StateImpact)


Great Lakes Tops 90% Ice Cover, Zeros in on Record (Detroit Free Press)


Cleveland Museum of Art Will Use $10 Million Grant to Diversify Its Audience (Plain Dealer)


Propaganda and the Plain Dealer Today: Roldo Bartimole (Cleveland Leader)


Ohio Farm Income Rises, Acres Stable (Plain Dealer)


Cleveland Has a Big Edge on Columbus in Political-Convention Sweepstakes: Brent Larkin (Plain Dealer)


2016 Republican Convention Bids: 8 Cities, 3 From Ohio (Cincinnati Enquirer)


How Student Dropouts Affect Ohio’s Economy (StateImpact)


Oberlin Was a Key Stop on the Underground Railroad For Runaway Slaves in the 1800s: Video (WEWS)


Cuyahoga County to Receive $10 Million in Federal Money For Home Demolition (Plain Dealer) 


Message from Greater Cleveland Nonprofits to Young Adults: We Need You (Plain Dealer)


Cuyahoga County Will Challenge Ohio Election Law Changes (Plain Dealer)


Strong Mayor Idea Gaining Steam in Cincinnati (Cincinnati Enquirer)


Plan Seeks Phosphorus Cuts to Stop Lake Erie Algae (Associated Press)


Fertilizer Limits Sought Near Lake Erie to Fight Spread of Algae (New York Times)


5 Things You Should Know From Cleveland Clinic’s CEO Toby Cosgrove’s State of the Clinic Address (Plain Dealer)


Metroparks Ramping Up Lakefront Spending, Turning Edgewater into “Hub” (Cleveland Scene)


Ohio Secretary of State Sets Uniform State-Wide Voting Hours, No Sundays (Columbus Dispatch)


Government Agencies at Odds Over Dumping Dredged Cuyahoga River Sediments into Lake Erie (Akron Beacon Journal)


NE Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium Calls For Redeveloping Urban Centers and Slowing Fringe Development (Plain Dealer)


Gov. Kasich 2014 State of the State Address: Video (Ohio Channel)


Ohio Gov. Kasich Lauds Ohio’s Progress, Pitches Cuts in Taxes, Changes in Educational Programs (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Gov. Kasich Takes Aim at Tax Rate in State of the State Address(Columbus Dispatch)


Ohio Gov. Kasich Vows to Battle For “More Hopeful” Ohio in State of the State Speech (Toledo Blade)


Cleveland Hopkins Airport Fees Expected to Increase With Loss of United Flights (Plain Dealer)


College Degree Programs Are on Chopping Block (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Buffalo Backs on a Hockey-Centered Development to Boost Civic Rebirth(New York Times)


Ohio House Speaker Bill Batchelder Begins Final Year of Long Career(Akron Beacon Journal)


Ohio Property Tax is the Right Solution For School Support: Michael A. Dover (Plain Dealer)


State of the State: Strong Job Growth, But High Unemployment, Poverty(Columbus Dispatch)


Ohio’s Campaign for Governor Needs to Get Better: David Kushma, Editor (Toledo Blade) 


Distribution Centers Put Central Ohio at Forefront of Retail (Columbus Dispatch)


Cuyahoga County May Legally Challenge New State Election Laws (Columbus Dispatch)

Governor Kasich Signs Bill That Could Make Voting More Difficult (Cincinnati Enquirer)


Ohio House Passes Bills Reducing Voting Days and Barring Counties From Mailing Out Absentee Ballots (IdeaStream)


Billions of Reasons to Pay Attention to Sewer District Plan: Mark Naymik (Plain Dealer)


Many Cuyahoga County Court Records to Be Online For the First Time Starting Next Month (Plain Dealer)


Cleveland Schools’ Enrollment Decline Squeezes Elementary Building Plans (Plain Dealer)


Income Inequality Less Severe in Ohio (Chillicothe Gazette)


Report: Utica Drilling Boosts Economy, But Not Job Growth (Massillon Independent)


Expert Looks For Major “Ramp Up” of Ohio’s Utica Shale Drilling in 2014 (Akron Beacon Journal)


Nearly Half of Ohio Kids Get Subsidized Lunches (Columbus Dispatch)


Cleveland Metroparks Looking to Mend, Augment and Improve Lakefront Parks (Plain Dealer)


Plain Dealer Managing Editor Explains “Digital First” Strategy (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Honda in Ohio Faces a Wave of Early Retirements; Could Lead to Hundreds of Job Openings (Columbus Dispatch)


Ohio Governor Kasich Wants Vocational Training For Younger Students (Cincinnati Enquirer)


The Politics of County Executive Ed FitzGerald’s Final State of the County: Analysis (Plain Dealer)


Full Text of Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald’s 2014 State of the County Address: 2/19/2014 (Plain Dealer) 


Expensive Greater Cleveland Sewer Project Forging Ahead; Is There a Cheaper, Greener Way? (Plain Dealer)


Developer Seeks to Demolish Building on Prospect & 4th St; Part of Block Where Record Rondezvous Helped to Popularize Rock N Roll (Plain Dealer)


Cleveland City Council Prods Mayor on Possibilities For Land Beneath Burke Lakefront Airport (Plain Dealer)


Less Than 2/3 of Cleveland Parents Have Met Their Kids’ Teachers This Year (Plain Dealer)


Aging Voting Machines Raise Concerns in Ohio (Associated Press/Canton Respository)


New Branding Study to Help Columbus Define Image (Columbus Dispatch)


Cleveland Rocks, But the Slogan No Longer Rocks City Marketing Campaign: Mark Naymik (Plain Dealer)


Will Support Be There For Another “Sin Tax” in 2015? One Supporting Arts Not Stadiums (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Bill to Ban Traffic Cameras Across Ohio Set For Senate Hearing (Plain Dealer)


Manufacturers Tackle Skills Gap (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Ohio’s GOP Gov. Kasich Softens Style, Rankles Conservatives With Some Surprise Policy Decisions (Associated Press)


Remembering the Unjustly Forgotten Racial Pioneer, The Cleveland Pipers’ John McLendon: Bill Livingston (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Gov. Kasich’s Gubernatorial (and Presidential) Playbook is All About Jobs, But Does it Hold Up?: Brent Larkin (Plain Dealer) 

Great Lakes Warmup Could Clog Waterways With Ice Jams (Detroit News)


Ohio Governor Kasich Hopes to Get Income Taxes Below 4%, Won’t Curtail Ohio’s Death Penalty (Plain Dealer)

Loretta Mester Will Take Over at Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank (Plain Dealer)

Road to Nowhere. Why a Growng Number of Cincinnatians Struggle to Break Free From the Cycle of Poverty (Cincinnati City Beat)


Will Shakeup in Browns Front Office Impact “Sin Tax” Vote in May? (Plain Dealer)


The Invention Machine: Cleveland Duo Turn Out Ideas Worth Billions (Forbes) 


Ohio Steelmakers Applaud Crackdown on Chinese “Product Dumping” (Dayton Daily News)


Enroll America Seeks Out Ohio’s Uninsured (Cincinnati City Beat)


Shirley Smith Says She’s Staying in County Executive Race (Plain Dealer)


Ohio’s Governor’s Race Once Again is Primary Free…And That’s Too Bad: Editorial (Coshocton Tribune 


Former NFL Player Loses Lawsuit Against Cleveland “Jock Tax” (Plain Dealer)


Plain Dealer Editorial Board Discusses Changes Made This Week in the Cleveland Police and Fire Departments (Plain Dealer)


New Intergenerational, Spanish and Mandarin Immersion Schools Planned For Cleveland (Plain Dealer)


State Lawmakers on Verge of Limiting Early Voting in Ohio (WBNS/Columbus)


Former Supporter of Stadium “Sin Tax” Now Leading the Opposition to It’s Renewal (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Solar Industry Growing With a 31% Increase in Jobs in 2013(Dayton Daily News)


Ohio Voters Bill of Rights Aims to End Partisan Interference With Voters Rights: Tom Suddes (Plain Dealer)


Cleveland Dutch School Welcomes New Immigrants and the Business They Bring (Plain Dealer)


Democrats Face Uphill Fight in Ohio (Columbus Dispatch)


Harsh Winter Puts Great Lakes Salt in Demand (Toledo Blade)


Immigration Debate Hits Ohio (Mansfield News Journal)


Nelson “Bud” Talbott, Environmental Force in Cleveland Dies (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Gov. Kasich Floats “Deregulation” For Schools (Columbus Dispatch)


Wooing Other Airlines to Replace United Airlines Cuts: Which Destinations Matter? (Plain Dealer)


From Ohio, Lessons in Redistricting Reform: Jon Husted, Ohio Secretary of State (Washington Post)


Cuyahoga County Candidate Election Filings For May 2014 Primary(Plain Dealer)


Did Burke Lakefront Airport Miscalculations Add to Hopkins Hub Troubles in Cleveland? (Belt Magazine)


Cleveland WPA Art Treasures Preserved Thanks to CSU’s Walter Leedy and Others (Plain Dealer)


The Alternative to the “Sin Tax?” Renegotiate the Leases: Roldo Bartimole (Plain Dealer)


Most 2014 Cuyahoga County Judicial Races Are Uncontested (Plain Dealer)


University of Akron Proposes Suspending 55 Academic Programs (Plain Dealer)


Reduced Service From United Airlines Could Open Window For Other Airlines to Enter or Expand (Plain Dealer)


Court Rulings That Strike Down Red-Light and Speed-Traffic Cameras a Concern For Ohio Cities (Columbus Dispatch)


Cincinnati Business Incubator is Ranked Best in Ohio (Cincinnati Enquirer)


The Road. The Opportunity Corridor Can Unite, Not Divide (Cleveland Magazine)


Ohio Wind Turbine Project Stopped Near Lake Erie Due to Concerns About Potential Bird Deaths (Associated Press)


Manufacturing Makes a Comeback in Northeast Ohio (Plain Dealer)


Ohio’s Tilted Districts Promote Polarized Legislative Politics: Tom Suddes(Plain Dealer)


Armond Budish Gains Endorsement From Cuyahoga County Democrats in County Executive Bid (Plain Dealer)


United Airlines to Drop Cleveland Hub Operation (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


United Airlines Announces Big Cuts at Hopkins Airport (Plain Dealer)


Todd Portune Ends His Bid to Become Ohio Governor (Cincinnati Enquirer)


Women Have Arrived in Cuyahoga County’s Judiciary: Brent Larkin(Plain Dealer)


Power Plants Run By Natural Gas Instead of Coal Will Require New Pipelines and Possibly Higher Home Heating Bills (Plain Dealer)


Report: Nearly 45% of Ohio Households on Edge of Financial Ruin. Lack of Savings Puts Familes One Crisis Away From Calamity (Coshocton Tribune)


UC Irvine Chancellor to Be New Ohio State President (Columbus Dispatch)


Clock Ticks for Potential Ohio Governor Candidate Todd Portune, Primary Concern Fades for Gov. John Kasich: Ohio Politics Roundup 1/30/14(Plain Dealer)


Cleveland Metroparks Planning New Traffic Circle at Edgewater (Plain Dealer)


The GOP Presidential Contender Everyone’s Overlooking: John Kasich(National Journal)


Two Ohio Colleges, Denison and Kenyon, Make Princeton Review’s Best Value List (Dayton Business Journal)


A Culture of Deceit in Columbus Schools (Columbus Dispatch)


Ohio Auditor Finds Widespread Data Manipulation Occurred in Columbus City Schools (WSYX Columbus)


Cuyahoga County Council Needs To Talk About Looming Arts “Sin Tax” Too: Mark Naymik (Plain Dealer)


Cuyahoga County “Sin Tax” to Pay For Sports Stadiums Headed For May Ballot (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Senator Portman Fills Coffers Well Ahead of 2016 Re-Election(Wall Street Journal)


Fracking: So Where’s the Economic Boom That Was Promised?(Columbus Dispatch)


Thousands Drop Out of Ohio’s High Schools Every Year(StateImpact/Ideastream)


If “Sin Tax” Fails, an Even Bigger Issue Looms for Cleveland, Cuyahoga County (Crain’s Cleveland Business)


Gov. Kasich Asks Legislature to Give School Districts More Cold Weather “Calamity” Days (Plain Dealer)


Cincinnati’s Debt Has Increased Threefold in Last 20 Years (Cincinnati Enquirer)


Many Struggle With Dead-End Job Hunt (Toledo Blade)


A Glut of Government. Ohio’s Public Sector Duplicates Services, Wastes Money: Editorial (Columbus Dispatch)


Shale Gas Pipelines Growing, But Oversight is Not (Columbus Dispatch)


Tanner Fischbach, the 19 Year Old Who Wants to Shake Up Cuyahoga County Politics (Cleveland Leader)


In the Era of Term Limits in Ohio Government, a Rare Example of Rising Above Partisanship: Tom Suddes (Plain Dealer)


County Executive Candidate Jack Schron’s Calculus For Ending the Cuyahoga County Republican Draught: Brent Larkin (Plain Dealer)


Downtown Detroit Apartment Rents Spiking Higher, Even Pricing Out Middle Class (Detroit Fr. Press)


Cleveland Law Department Reviewing Options After Traffic Cameras Are Ruled “Unconstitutional” (Plain Dealer)


Former NFL Player Loses Lawsuit Against Cleveland’s “Jock Tax”; Case May End Up in Ohio Supreme Court (Plain Dealer)

The Truth About Eliot Ness (Chicago Tribune)

Cleveland Traffic Camera System Ruled Unconstitutional by Appellate Court (Plain Dealer)

Michigan Governor Snyder Announces Plan to Attract 50,000 Immigrants to Bankrupt Detroit (Detroit Fr. Press)

In Ohio, Storage Tanks Full of Unknowns (Columbus Dispatch)

Should Politicians Have the Right to Lie? U.S. Supreme Court Could Decide in Ohio Case (Plain Dealer)

In a Victory For Home Rule, Ohio Supreme Court Says Cleveland and Other Ohio Cities Can Regulate Their Own Tow Trucks (Plain Dealer)

Cleveland Schools Nudging Parents to Comply with Law and Meet With Their Kid’s Teachers (Plain Dealer)

Cleveland’s Campus District Could Expand the Definition of Downtown (Crain’s Cleveland Business)

Cleveland Plans to Add 70 Miles of Bike Paths By End of 2017 (Plain Dealer)

Bike-Sharing Plan For Cleveland Finds City Could Support Over 1000 Rental Bikes (Plain Dealer)

A Roundup of Ohio Political Stories From This Weekend’s Newspapers (1/18-19/2014): Henry Gomez (Plain Dealer)

Rev. Moss Challenge: “Have Courage to Lead” (Plain Dealer)

Property Tax Rates Up Across Most of Greater Cleveland; Find Your New Rate (Plain Dealer)

Can Ohio Change It’s Partisan Redistricting Procedure? (Cincinnati Enquirer)

Will Ohio River Carry Fracking Waste? (Louisville Courier-Journal)

50 Years After Surgeon General’s Warning, Ohio Remains One of the Worst States For Lighting Up (Mansfield News Journal)

Dismal Numbers on Ohio Job Growth Reflect Need to Invest in Education: Brent Larkin (Plain Dealer)

Ethanol Debate Puts Conservative Corn-State Congressmen in Quandry (Plain Dealer)

Ohio Governor Candidate Ed FitzGerald Chooses Dayton-Area Lawyer Sharen Neuhardt as His Running Mate (Plain Dealer)

Greater Cleveland RTA Among Leading Gainers in U.S. For Heavy and Light Rail Use (Plain Dealer)

Cleveland Community Development Corporations (CDCs) Doing a “Damn Fine Job” in Face of “Dispersed Populations” and Shrinking Budgets (Cleveland Scene)

Ernst & Young (EY Global) Founded In Cleveland Names its First Female Managing Partner of its Cleveland Office (Plain Dealer)

Cleveland School Principals Gain Budget Authority Under the “Cleveland Plan” (Plain Dealer)

West Virginia Chemical Spill Impacts Cincinnati Drinking Water Supply (Cincinnati Enquirer)

Gov. Kasich Names State Auditor Mary Taylor as His Running Mate in 2014 Race (Plain Dealer)

Bipartisan Proposal to be Introduced in Ohio House Would Allow Ohioans to Recall Any Elected Official (Columbus Dispatch)

University Circle Looks to Improve Bike and Bus Commuting (Plain Dealer)

Think Your Vote Doesn’t Count? More Than 40 Ohio Elections in 2013 Were Decided by One Vote or Were Tied (Plain Dealer)

University Hospitals to Build Outpatient Medicial/Urgent Care Facility in Fairlawn (Akron Beacon Journal) 

Bill Would Restore Great Lakes Funding (Associated Press/Toledo Blade)

Why Columbus is an Important Piece of the Puzzle For the Cleveland Browns (Plain Dealer)

Arnold Pinkney Dies at 83. Cleveland Civic Leader For Nearly 50 Years (Plain Dealer)

In Northeast Ohio, 3 Gray Eminences Wield Political Influence: Brent Larkin (Plain Dealer – Originally Ran 10/8/2011)

Gov. Kasich to Deliver State-of-State Address in Medina (Akron Beacon Journal)

Ohio Gov. Kasich Selects Medina For His 2014 State-of-the-State Address: Feb 24, 2014 (Plain Dealer)

5 Take Aways From Gov. Kasich’s Choice of Medina for State-of-the State Speech (Plain Dealer)

State Democrats Bet on Lingering Ire For Gains (Toledo Blade)

Northeast Ohio Manufacturing Industry Building Brighter Future (Crain’s Cleveland Business)

More Local Consumers are Pricing Out Healthcare (Crain’s Cleveland Business)

Trials a Rarity in Ohio, U.S. (Columbus Dispatch)

Voting in Ohio is Getting More Difficult, But is it More Fair? (Cincinnati Enquirer)

Political Leaders Still Don’t Value Lake Erie’s Value: Brent Larkin (Plain Dealer)

Historic Cleveland Church Taken Down Piece By Piece (WKYC)

Time to Change How Ohio Judges Elected: Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice (WCPO Cincinnati)

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Ohio Ban on Political Campaign Lies (USA Today)

Westlake Water Dispute Hearings Go Into 4th Day (Plain Dealer)

Akron Area Starting to Feel Economic Benefits of Utica Drilling, Study Says (Akron Beacon Journal)

Poverty and Special Needs Eat Up 40% of Urban School Dollars, Statewide Study Says (Plain Dealer)

What They’re Saying About the Proposed 20 Year Extension of Cuyhoga County’s Sin Tax (Plain Dealer)

Liberterians Win Challenge to Ohio Ballot Limits (Associated Press/Akron Beacon Journal)

Corps of Engineers Outline Plans to Stop Asian Carp From Reaching Great Lakes (Plain Dealer)

Ohio Politics Review by Henry Gomez: 1/6/14 (Plain Dealer)


10 Historical Facts About the Coldest Days in Cleveland: Rich Exner(Plain Dealer)


Minority Physicians Are Playing an “Outsized Role” in Caring For Uninsured Patients (Plain Dealer)


Free Medical Clinics Expect Need to Continue Even After Healthcare Reform (Columbus Dispatch)


Colorado River Drought Forces Painful Reckoning For States (New York Times)


Cold Weather Could Extend Holiday Break For Schools (Akron Beacon Journal)


Health Care, Taxes Among Issues For Ohio Lawmakers (Associated Press/Lorain Morning Journal)


Online Voter Registration is Next Step In Improved Ohio Voter Elections: Jon Husted, Ohio Secretary of State (Toledo Blade)


Ohio State University Bans All Smoking Anywhere on Campus(Columbus Dispatch)


Cuyahoga River is Still Evolving After Two Dams Come Down in Cuyahoga Falls (Akron Beacon Journal)


Suburban City Councils Suspend Rules That Give Residents Time to Speak (Plain Dealer)


Cav’s Owner Dan Gilbert Leaving a Design Mark on Downtown Detroit(Detroit Fr Press)


2013’s Economic Winner and Losers. An Interview With Ned Hill, Dean of the CSU Levin College of Urban Affairs (Ideastream)


Cuyahoga County Councilman Jack Schron to Announce Run For Cuyahoga County Executive (Plain Dealer)


With New Year Comes Medicaid Coverage For Thousands of Ohio’s Working Poor (Plain Dealer)


Ohio’s 245 Utica Shale Wells Producing at a Rate of $1 Billion Per Year(Akron Beacon Journal)


Production in Ohio’s Utica Shale is Rising Fast (Columbus Dispatch)


How Ohio Election Rules Were – and Were Not – Changed in 2013(Ideastream)


Four Key Storylines That Shaped Cuyahoga County in 2013 (Plain Dealer)


Ohio Minimum Wage to Rise a Bit in 2014 (Toledo Blade)


Cincinnati Democrat Todd Portune: “I’ll Run For Governor” (Cincinnati Enquirer)


Ed Fitzgerald Can’t Lose Big at the Bank If He’s to be Ohio’s Governor: Brent Larkin (Plain Dealer)


Cuyahoga County to Test New Way to Raise Money for Social Services(Plain Dealer)


The Year in Ohio Politics: 6 Stories That Shaped 2013 and Set the Stage For What Happens Next: Henry Gomez (Plain Dealer)


10 Years Later, Is Pittsburgh Really Climbing Out of the Red?(Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)


Ohio State Wants to Create Arts District in Columbus (Associated Press)


Photo IDs Would Discourage Voter Fraud: State Rep John Becker (Plain Dealer)


Photo IDs Would Be Costly and Unnecessary: State Rep Kathleen Clyde(Plain Dealer)



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