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Meet the Anti-Vax Doctor Who Just Won a Local Ohio School Board Race

For most the pandemic, Dr. Elizabeth Laffay, a licensed doctor of osteopathic medicine, worked from the outside in. She told state lawmakers that vaccines...

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75% of Kroger Workers Meet Definition of 'Food Insecure,' 14% Have Been Homeless in Last Year, According to New Report

More than 75% of Kroger employees meet the U.S. Department of Agriculture's definition of "food insecure," according to a new report. A survey of...

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Survey Shows Racial Disparities in Healthcare Still Common for Ohioans

A new report suggests discrimination in medical settings affects the quality of care for many Ohioans. In a survey of more than 800 people,...

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Hangover Season, Cavs Season — The A to Z Podcast With Andre Knott and Zac Jackson

Andre and Zac talk Cavs, long football seasons and more. Subscribe to the A to Z Podcast or stream below. ...

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Former State Legislator Shirley Smith Joins the 2022 Cuyahoga County Executive Race

Shirley Smith, the former Ohio state senator who most recently ran for the congressional seat vacated by Marcia Fudge, has joined the race for...

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Cleveland Clinic Will Donate $50 Million to Lead Safe Cleveland

The Cleveland Clinic announced Thursday that it will donate $50 million over the next five years to the Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition, dramatically increasing...

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Ohio Militia Member Indicted on Seditious Conspiracy Charge Alongside Founder of Oath Keepers In Connection With Capitol Breach

The Department of Justice today announced that a federal grand jury has brought seditious conspiracy charges against the founder of the Oath Keepers and...

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Bad Birthday to Bezos: Rally at Local Whole Foods Denounces Amazon's Union Busting

A small group of demonstrators rallied outside the Whole Foods in University Heights Wednesday afternoon to commemorate (sarcastically) the birthday of Amazon owner Jeff...

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Ohio Congressman Warren Davidson Compares COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements to Nazi Germany, Apologizes

In a tweet Wednesday, Ohio Rep. Warren Davidson compared D.C.'s COVID-19 vaccination proof requirements to Nazi Germany. In a reply to Washington, D.C. Mayor...

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Ohio Mayors Call for Federal Voting Reform

Dozens of mayors from around the country, including several from Ohio, are calling on the U.S. Senate to protect the right to vote and...

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Ohio Supreme Court: Republican-Drawn State Legislative Maps Unconstitutional

The Ohio Supreme Court sided with challengers of Ohio House and Senate redistricting maps, saying new maps must be drawn within 10 days. In...

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Justin Bibb Continues to Fill Out Senior Leadership Team with Six New City Hall Hires

Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb has announced six new City Hall hires as he continues to fill out his cabinet and other top posts in...

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Kevin Kelley is Definitely Running for Judge, Pens Letter Seeking Democratic Party Endorsement

Former Cleveland City Council President and 2021 mayoral candidate Kevin Kelley is now a candidate for judge in the Cuyahoga County Court of Common...

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Cannabis Compounds Can Prevent COVID-19 Infection, Study Finds

Could weed be the next COVID-19 drug? According to a new study by researchers affiliated with Oregon State University, compounds found in cannabis can...

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Savage Love: Where Are All the Gay FinDoms?

I’m a gay man in his forties. I very much love my husband but two years ago we acknowledged that our desire for each...

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Surprise Medical Bill? There’s an Ohio Law for That

Ohio patients have new protections to help prevent the sticker shock of surprise medical bills. In a recent poll, nearly one in three privately...

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Lorain Now Has Its Own Giant Script City Sign

If cities are judged real or not by whether they have a giant script sign with which residents can take selfies or family photos,...

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Bibb Wants to Tackle Cleveland's Low Vaccination Rate "Head On"

Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb and Cincinnati Mayor Aftab Pureval and leaders from their respective health departments called on the state of Ohio to supply...

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Are Past Cleveland Baseball Players Former Indians or Former Guardians? Reporters, the Franchise and Baseball Hall of Fame Weigh In

How should we refer to past Cleveland MLB players? It is a question that, while posed frequently enough, doesn't actually require an answer. It's...

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Rep. Jim Jordan Refuses to Talk to Jan. 6 Committee About Pre-Attack Communications with Donald Trump

Congress' Jan. 6 committee may have to seek details about what happened before the attack on the U.S. Capitol building without the help of...

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Employees at W. 6th Starbucks in Cleveland Take First Step Toward Unionization

Employees at the W. 6th Starbucks location in downtown Cleveland have petitioned the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for a union representation election. The...

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