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Destination Cleveland Launches #Undefeated Campaign for Reopening Economy

Destination Cleveland President & CEO David Gilbert, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, County Executive Armond Budish and representatives from the major local hospitals announced a...

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Cleveland: My Friend Who’s Also Kind of a Mess

It’s been almost three months since I’ve been to Playhouse Square, and I really miss it. Yes, fine, I’m a normie who likes that...

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Heroic Ohio Senate Passes Bill Forbidding Local Plastic Bag Bans for One Year

The Ohio Senate took yet another courageous stand Wednesday when it passed a bill which would forbid municipalities from banning or imposing special fees...

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The Dollars and Cents of Ohio's Response to Natural Disasters

COLUMBUS, Ohio — It's a prime time of year for flooding and tornadoes in Ohio, and a new report highlights the ways the state...

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The Coronavirus Is a Great Excuse to Properly Restructure Cleveland's Holiday Calendar

If you’re anything like me, a master of positive thinking and a general treat of a human being, you’ve taken the past 10 weeks...

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‘I Can’t Breathe’: Pleas from Minnesota Man Force Eric Garner’s Wife to Relive Tragedy

Three words still haunt Esaw Garner six years after her husband Eric Garner was killed by a New York Police Department officer during an...

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No News is Bad News: Cleveland VOTES On Supporting Scene and Supporting Civic Engagement

This is the third essay in a series from readers/supporters on why you should join the Scene Press Club. The power of local media...

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Cleveland to Celebrate Fourth of July on September 19

Cleveland is optimistic that it won't have to completely cancel the city's official Fourth of July festivities because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Unofficial celebrations...

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Cuyahoga County Continuing to See Spike in Drug Overdose Deaths, ER Visits as Ohio Reopens

As the state of Ohio eased its COVID-19 restrictions and as bars and restaurants re-opened last week, Cuyahoga County saw nine overdose deaths in only...

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Cleveland Records 50th COVID-19 Fatality, Jackson Extends State of Civil Emergency Through June

Mayor Frank Jackson has extended the City of Cleveland's Proclamation of Civil Emergency through the end of June.  Unlike the state of Ohio's recent...

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Savage Love: Are Some People Objectively Bad at Sex?

I don't want to become one of those people who write to you complaining about how I married someone I wasn't sexually compatible with...

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Ohio Farmers Embrace Conservation to Mitigate Spring Flooding

SENECA CO., Ohio — The prospect of heavy spring rains — linked to climate change — has led some farmers to use conservation measures...

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Ohio Coronavirus Guidelines Allow Live Music in Bars and Restaurants

While concert clubs remain closed, Ohio is prepared to allow some live music to return. Under the Dine Safe guidelines issued by the state...

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No News Is Bad News: Reading This Paper Could Save Someone’s Life

This is the second in a series of essays from readers/supporters reminding you to join the Scene Press Club. No, this article has nothing...

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Port of Cleveland Approves $50 Million in Bonds for Sherwin Williams Construction

The Port of Cleveland, at its May 14 board teleconference, approved up to $50 million in taxable lease revenue bonds for Sherwin Williams. The...

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Memorial Day Weekend Will Be a Barometer for Lake Erie Businesses

TOLEDO, Ohio - The Memorial Day weekend could serve as a barometer for Lake Erie businesses, now operating during an unprecedented public health crisis....

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Let's Get Some Sports Back — The A to Z Podcast With Andre Knott and Zac Jackson

Andre and Zac talk a little baseball and a lot about what a return to sports will look like from a media coverage and...

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There Were More Ohio Jobless Claims in Past Nine Weeks than Previous Three Years Combined

Preliminary data released Friday by the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services and the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that Ohio employers shed...

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Kroger Tells Employees to Return Extra COVID-19 Emergency Pay — Then Retracts Demand

In the ongoing saga of Kroger and how it's paying its employees — deemed essential workers during the COVID-19 crisis — comes a new...

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TownHall Sues Scene Over Report on GM's Bigoted Statement to Former Employee: "Go Back to the Country You Came From”

Today, Cleveland Scene was served with a lawsuit filed by Townhall and its General Manager Ryan Hartzell, who have sued over Sunday evening's report...

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Cleveland's "Worst Case" Covid-19 Budget Scenario Does Not Account for Income Tax Challenge

In its bleakest financial forecast, the City of Cleveland has projected an end-of-year budget balance of negative $18.7 million. That's a surprisingly modest figure,...

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