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Re: “Kevin Young, Suspect Acquitted in 1990 Murder of Lisa Pruett, Has Died

Why is this even being published? He died over a month ago! Good riddance.

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Posted by Shaker Raider on 02/25/2017 at 11:59 AM

Re: “Ohio is Rolling Out More Rules on Medical Marijuana Law

It's Reefer Madness......Dr. Alfred Carroll must be the guiding light for the state's Medical Marijuana Control Program.

Posted by LakeErieSeaGulls on 02/25/2017 at 11:47 AM

Re: “FirstEnergy Will Sell or Close Both Ohio Nuclear Power Plants

If Davis Bessie were to close it would be a huge loss for the Lake Erie fisherman in Ottawa county. The vapor from the cooling tower provides them with a great wind direction and wind speed indicator.

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Posted by Fisher Man on 02/25/2017 at 11:34 AM

Re: “FirstEnergy Will Sell or Close Both Ohio Nuclear Power Plants

Ontario Canada significantly reduced fossil fuel use for electrical production over several decades. They are the clean electricity champions of North America. How do they do it? Check out this free app. It updates the provinces electrical generation mic every hour.
www.GridWatch.ca
Get it, review the data, I promise, you'll learn something. Tons of good information here. Cheers!

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Posted by Scott Medwid on 02/25/2017 at 11:28 AM

Re: “Ohio is Rolling Out More Rules on Medical Marijuana Law

Why isn't marijuana legal in Ohio yet? Oh, the Plain Dealer opposed our chance because they said it would be a "monopoly"/ They were cool with a casino monopoly.

It's amazing to me. The Mexican cartels love that Ohio hasn't legalized it. They're making lots of money in Ohio.

The whole "medical marijuana " thing is a disgrace because it encourages people to lie and it promotes corruption int he medical field.

Some people just wanna smoke a little weed for the enjoyment of it. It's not wrong. I gus Ohio will be the last state to legalize it. In the meantime, we're left having to support street dealers.

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Posted by Pip Svard on 02/25/2017 at 9:23 AM

Re: “First Look: Barrio Tacos in Cedar-Fairmount, Opening Next Week

I can make my own tacos at home.

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Posted by Pip Svard on 02/25/2017 at 9:16 AM

Re: “Sen. Rob Portman Bans Democrats from Speaking Event, Fundraiser in Ohio

Portman started supporting gay rights only after it personally affected him. He completely lacks empathy. Imagine what other opinions he holds based soley on his privileged perspective.

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Posted by Dingus on 02/25/2017 at 7:15 AM

Re: “Twenty Percent of Cleveland Public High School Students Attempted Suicide in 2015

It is a statistic that is hard to believe.

Posted by dd on 02/25/2017 at 5:16 AM

Re: “Running With the Gap Gang

Darlene Burnett is one of the greatest ladies in the world. She keep a positive attitude, even if looked at in a nehative light. A .woman who was born in the slum of Cleveland. Raising 4 children of her own.

Posted by True2dagame on 02/25/2017 at 2:52 AM

Re: “Everything You Need to Know About the Quicken Loans Arena Transformation

There are five reasons why zero public funds should be dedicated to the renovation of Quicken Loans Arana (QLA).

1. No Need: QLA was just voted the 40th top public sports venue in the USA out of mover 700. Thats the top 6% nationally. QLA was good enough for Cleveland to be awarded the RNC in 2016 above every other city in the US. QLA does not need a $282 million upgrade to meet our needs. If the Cavs have a Christmas Wish List, they can pay for it themselves.

2. How Tenant Improvements Work: In every commercial real estate transaction, if a tenant (Cavs) wants his/ her space improved, the tenant is obligated to fund 100% of the cost of the improvements PLUS a return for the landlord (Us) with increased rent payments. The deal as presented and endorsed by our so-called leaders has the Cavs picking up only 50% of the cost. How much have the Cavs profits been in the last five years?

3. Reverse Robin Hood: The deal as presented is a gift to the rich Gilbert by the poor citizens. As proposed, QLAs renovation funding is a $160 million gift to Gilbert, whose net worth is estimated to be $5,800,000,000. He can afford to improve the facility we own if he wants to. It is morally irresponsible to have taxpayers finance Gilberts Wish List. And let's not forget Gilbert's broken promises of a huge development for the casino.

4. Priorities: We, the public and the QLAs landlord, have far more pressing priorities, like fixing/ replacing the 41-year old Justice Center, roads, bridges, fire stations, etc.

5. Design: Can we ever spend public money on local architects instead of shipping hundreds of millions of dollars to out-of-town firms for our communitys most important commissions? We keep shooting our own feet with our own gun. The design presented features a new monumental exterior glass wall with a large wooden barrier immediately inside a dishonest and foolish bit of design quackery form Gilberts lap dog architect.

When will we be honored with a social compact from our elected officials to act in the best interests of the community and be faithful stewards of our money instead giving sweetheart deals to rich white men who profit mightily already and dont need or deserve the handout?

Posted by Cleveland Architect on 02/24/2017 at 8:54 PM

Re: “Cow Advocates Will Be Protesting the Mac 'N Cheese Throwdown on Saturday (Yes, Really)

Wow! I'm so happy people are using their voices to stand up against abuse to others.

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Posted by person on 02/24/2017 at 5:55 PM

Re: “Cedar Lee Theatre Partners with Local Cat Shelters for 'KEDI' Screenings

-- "The Tribe of Tiger: Cats and Their Culture" --

Posted by LakeErieSeaGulls on 02/24/2017 at 4:17 PM

Re: “First Look: Barrio Tacos in Cedar-Fairmount, Opening Next Week

Do you mean open Tuesday, February 28th?

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Posted by janedoe1234 on 02/24/2017 at 4:13 PM

Re: “First Look: Barrio Tacos in Cedar-Fairmount, Opening Next Week

It looks like a barrio, why did I expect anything else?

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Posted by cory on 02/24/2017 at 4:01 PM

Re: “2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame Game Announced

The game now kicks-off a four day event: Thursday night - Hall of Fame Game, Friday - Gold Jacket Ceremony; Saturday - Enshrinement Ceremony; Sunday - Concert for Legends.

Posted by LakeErieSeaGulls on 02/24/2017 at 3:53 PM

Re: “Ohio is Rolling Out More Rules on Medical Marijuana Law

The Bible-thumpers in the statehouse have made sure, once again, that Ahia remains North Missitucky. Gotta keep that killer weed and gateway drug from falling into the wrong hands, doncha know...just like they kept North Missituckians (Missituckers?) from casino gambling for years and years.

Maybe a lot of dead junkies would be alive today if they had had access to weed to ease their pain. Oh, and God forbid it should be smoked in a pipe or rolled into a doobie. Gotta do that stupid vaping crap, or snarf a brownie, or wear a patch. Whatever, dudes.

The clocks go forward on March 12, but it's still gonna be 1987 in North Missitucky. Thanks, assclowns, for making users into criminals who will have to cross state lines or find a pusher-man on the corner.

And recreational use? In this benighted state? With Agent Orange and his Band of Nazis in power? Maybe by 2040...2030 if we're really lucky. Drop a number on my grave when it finally happens...and.I'll thank you from Hell.

Chuckles the Clown.

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Posted by Chuckles the Clown on 02/24/2017 at 3:28 PM

Re: “Twenty Percent of Cleveland Public High School Students Attempted Suicide in 2015

False? OK Shawn, please demonstrate how a CDC-administered study, using medical and statistical professionals to design and analyze the results, is "False."

Take 5 minutes and educate yourself on the significant amount of effort that goes into designing and administering these studies. The CDC makes it very easy; I found this link in about a minute:

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/rr/rr6201.pdf

Is there reason to doubt answers given by the kids surveyed? Sure. That's why they spend years refining the methods and use troves of data to test the validity of the responses. They know that the source is fickle, and they know how to get the best information out of it.

Sorry man, the quick and spurrious rejection of real, scientifically established data is a real problem in today's society.

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by Allen P on 02/24/2017 at 1:56 PM

Re: “Cow Advocates Will Be Protesting the Mac 'N Cheese Throwdown on Saturday (Yes, Really)

and i thought Trump and his ilk were out of their skulls

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Posted by heresjohnny on 02/24/2017 at 12:37 PM

Re: “A Dated Menu and Uneven Execution Hamper Merchant Street Eatery's Hopes of Lasting

Hey Doug, I'm available to be a "tablemate", if you are looking for new ones?

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by Aaron Adrovet on 02/24/2017 at 11:51 AM

Re: “Cow Advocates Will Be Protesting the Mac 'N Cheese Throwdown on Saturday (Yes, Really)

To see why vegans are crazy with passion watch EARTHLINGS on YouTube!

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Posted by Ray K on 02/24/2017 at 11:33 AM

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