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Roldo's Point of View

Roldo's Point of View

The legacy of a Cleveland hell-raiser
One of the most striking and oft-cited photos in the annals of Cleveland journalism is a 1981 shot, snapped by Cleveland Press photographer Tim Culek, of city council president George Forbes grabbing maverick journalist Roldo Bartimole by the jacket and muscling him out of a council meeting.

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Two Lakewood Roommates Got in a Fight, and Hot Sauce Was Used as a Weapon

A pair of roommates in Lakewood have officially set the bar for most original melee. Lakewood police were called about a disturbance Thursday around...

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Kanye West Announces Joint Album With Cleveland Native Kid Cudi

Kanye West has been back on Twitter for about a week and amidst the barrage of on-brand philosophizing and pictures of unreleased Yeezy sneakers,...

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Everything You Need to Know About Record Store Day 2018 in Cleveland

It’s no secret that Record Store Day has helped revitalize the sagging sales of independent brick and mortar record stores everywhere. Now celebrating its 11th...

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Greyhound Bus Leaves Cleveland for New York, Makes it to Pennsylvania and Lands in Toledo

A Greyhound bus driver gave some Clevelanders the ride of their lives this morning. After leaving the Greyhound station nearly three and a half...

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Meet WWE Hall of Famer The Godfather and Papa Shango at Absolute Intense Wrestling

Absolute Intense Wrestling (AIW) is Cleveland's premiere independent wrestling promotion, and they're celebrating 4/20 with a special treat for wrestling fans. WWE Hall of...

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Happy 4/20! The Ohio Attorney General Rejected a Proposal Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Yesterday, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine rejected a proposed petition to legalize recreational marijuana for all those 21 and over. The written petition, titled...

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A Handful of Veteran Reporters Took the Voluntary Buyouts Offered by Cleveland.com/Plain Dealer

Eight veteran reporters, writers and editors took voluntary buyout offers from Cleveland.com and the Plain Dealer this week, that we know of. Seven came...

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Pro-Peace or Pro-Assad? Dennis Kucinich, Richard Cordray and Attempts to Frame a "Bombshell" $20,000 Speech

In a supplement provided to the Ohio Ethics Commission earlier this week, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dennis Kucinich disclosed that he'd received a $20,000 payment in...

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Puerto Rico, NBA Playoffs and Pressure — The A to Z Podcast With Andre Knott and Zac Jackson

Andre and Zac are back. They discuss the Indians' trip to Puerto Rico, the Cavs' uneven start to the playoffs, LeBron's future and more....

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Here's How To Support The LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland for National Give OUT Day

Today marks National Give OUT Day, the only national day of giving for the LGBTQ community. Today focuses on a 24-hour online fundraising event that...

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Ivanka Trump Heads to Rocky River Tomorrow

President Trump's favorite daughter and senior adviser Ivanka Trump is appearing at the Rocky River Senior Center tomorrow touting the passing of her father's tax...

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Lakewood Pin-Up Boutique Retro Rosiee to Close April 30

For over two years, guys, gals and non-binary pals of all shapes and sizes were able to find the fun and flirty fashions of...

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Sneaker Con Returns to Cleveland Next Weekend

If you're looking for the latest Yeezy's or that elusive pair of LeBron XV/Kith collaboration, look no further than Sneaker Con. Billed as "The Greatest...

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Big Fun Plots Return With Sweeties Candy Partnership

There's some big news about the future of Big Fun. After announcing its closure in January, the beloved Cleveland Heights toy store has announced...

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Historic Changes to SNAP Could Mean More Hunger in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Historic changes to one of the nation's foremost anti-hunger programs will be debated today in the U.S. House Agriculture Committee. After...

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Uninterrupted's New 'Trophies' Profiles LeBron, Draymond Green in Post Season

The Cavaliers are back at the Q tonight to hopefully obliterate the Indiana Pacers. And in preparation, Uninterrupted released its first episode of "Trophies," which...

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Whitney M. Young Students Walk Out to Protest School Merger

Whitney M. Young Gifted & Talented Leadership Academy on Cleveland's southeast side is scheduled to merge with other Cleveland schools, and many students and...

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Cuyahoga Arts and Culture CEO is Stepping Down, Heading to Chi-Town

Karen Gahl-Mills, the CEO & executive director of Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC), has announced her resignation. She'll leave the grantmaking organization, which disburses...

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SX1 Entertainment Revs Up the Comedy Scene with 'Couch Gags' at Skidmark Garage

To say the bars on Cleveland's west side are over saturated with comedy shows is an understatement. Bar patrons frequently arrive to their watering...

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New, Stricter Regulations Coming for Ohio Farmers as Kasich Declares Lake Erie Officially Impaired

As reported last summer, the condition of Lake Erie is turning dire. The 2014 toxic algal bloom forced Toledo to shut off its water...

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YSU Football Player and Steubenville Rapist Ma'Lik Richmond Wants Off Sex Offender Registry

Disclaimer: Details of the Steubenville High School rape case are discussed in this article. Youngstown State University football player and convicted Steubenville rapist, Ma'Lik...

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