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Migrant Worker Group Helps Vaccinate an Ohio Community

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Jessica Molina of Perrysburg says she was inspired as a child by the spirit of activism, as she watched her parents...

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CDC Again Recommends That Everyone Mask Up Indoors in High-Transmission Areas — Even If You're Vaccinated

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns that the coronavirus pandemic is far from over — and residents within the United States...

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West Side Councilman Literally Out Here Putting Steering Wheel Locks on Basketball Hoops Because of 'Basketball, Gambling and Guns'

Ward 16 city councilman Brian Kazy has literally put steering wheel locks on the basketball hoops at Jefferson Park (Lorain Avenue and W. 133rd),...

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Ken Johnson Suspension Appeal Denied, on Trial in Akron, Still Running in Ward 4

Cleveland City Councilman Ken Johnson, who is currently on trial in Akron for a slew of theft-in-office charges, will remain suspended from his council...

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The Cleveland Baseball Team Changed Their Name, and I'm Triggered

It was bad enough when the Indians dropped the Chief Wahoo logo. That’s when I said to the missus, “Eunice, we ain’t watching the...

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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's New Zipline Ride is Officially Open

The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo today celebrates the grand opening of the Eagle Zip Adventure, a new zipline ride that's been under construction since last...

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Winners and Losers from Progressive Caucus Mayoral Forum: Mr. Diablo on the Hunt

Political forums are flourishing in the tangerine glow of the Northeast Ohio moon. Though the official mayoral debates aren't until August, local voters aren't...

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Ohioans on Medicaid Who Get First Covid Vaccine by Sept. 15 Will Now Get $100

Ohio Medicaid recipients who get their first Covid vaccine shot between now and Sept. 15 will receive a $100 gift card, the state's managed...

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DeWine Says He Didn't Know About Alleged $4.3 Million Bribe of Utility Regulator He Appointed Until FBI Raid, Resignation

Gov. Mike DeWine distanced himself Monday from a utility regulator he appointed who was accused last week of accepting millions in bribes from FirstEnergy...

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Let’s Talk Browns And Argue Basketball — The A to Z Podcast With Andre Knott and Zac Jackson

Andre and Zac are back with a discussion on a wide range of sports-related topics plus some dad jokes. The Jalen Suggs argument comes...

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Warrensville Heights Councilman Switches Endorsement from Shontel Brown to Nina Turner, Invites Other to Do the Same

Warrensville Heights Councilman Walter Stewart has switched his endorsement from Cuyahoga Councilwoman Shontel Brown to former state senator Nina Turner in the OH-11 congressional...

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Only One Ohio Republican Voted for Bipartisan Congressional Bill Taking Action on Toxic 'Forever Chemicals'

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A bill to tackle contamination from so-called "forever chemicals" known as Perfluorinated and Polyfluorinated Substances (PFAS) is moving through Congress. PFAS...

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Opinion: Guardians Name Change is Step in Right Direction Worth Celebrating, But Work Remains

It is so liberating to me that, at long last, Cleveland’s baseball team has changed its name. I am already a big fan of...

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Portage County Sheriff Used Official Letterhead to Whine about Guardians Name Change

Portage County Sherriff Bruce Zuchowski delivered a message on the new Cleveland Guardians team name this weekend on behalf of what he called the...

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Holton-Wise to Justin Bibb: Come At Me, Bro

The Justin Bibb campaign couldn't have scripted it any better themselves. James Wise, the brash, bearded CEO of Parma real estate firm Holton-Wise, has...

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Titillating Tidbits: Tougher Inspection of Fair Rides in Ohio After Horrible Accident Has Some Operators Avoiding the Buckeye State

Our weekly roundup of interesting happenings, minor happenings, stuff you missed, stuff we missed, and assorted fun. Ohio legislators pushed for tougher inspections of...

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Millions of Kids Have Missed Routine Vaccines Thanks to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced millions of children around the world to miss out on important childhood vaccinations, increasing the risk of dangerous outbreaks...

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Cleveland Launches Opt-In Recycling Program

The city of Cleveland yesterday announced it will begin an opt-in recycling program with biweekly pickup. This follows a long stretch when the city...

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The Cleveland Baseball Team Will Become the Cleveland Guardians

In a Tom Hanks-narrated video posted to social media this morning, the Cleveland baseball team has formally announced what had been rumored earlier this...

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Cleveland's Delante "Tiger" Johnson Could Win Boxing Gold in Tokyo

Cleveland's own Delante "Tiger" Johnson will be representing Team USA in boxing at the Tokyo Olympics. The welterweight will face Argentina's Brian Arregui in...

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Cleveland Mayoral Candidates Fuzzy on Environmental Issues, But at Least They're Talking about Them

Zack Reed wanted to make the city's department of sustainability as important as the department of public safety. Basheer Jones remarked upon the storms...

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