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The City of Cleveland Has Declared Racism a Public Health Crisis. Staff Say Discrimination Plagues Its Own Health Department

Cleveland City Council, in an “emergency” move last month, declared racism a public health crisis. The resolution, set against the backdrop of a nationwide...

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More Ohio Moviegoers Are Enjoying a Night at the Drive-In Because of COVID-19

It's a warm summer night at the movies. This year, with the majority of indoor theaters in Ohio still closed because of COVID-19, lines...

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What You Need to Know About the Airborne Transmission of COVID-19

The scientific debate over evidence that the coronavirus can float in the air for extended periods of time is intensifying. The World Health Organization...

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Put-in-Bay Would Prefer Employees Not Talk to the Media About Coronavirus

The Ohio National Guard is on Put-in-Bay today and tomorrow to test up to 1,000 island employees in conjunction with the Ottawa Health Department...

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Check Out this Short Documentary on the Creation of Cleveland's Black Lives Matter Mural

Cleveland producer and director Devin Cathcart had already taken his camera to a number of the local racial justice protests when he heard about...

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Nino Vitale, Moron State Rep., Tells Everyone to 'STOP GETTING TESTED!' for COVID-19

Ohio State Rep. Nino Vitale, who represents the state's 85th District (Champaign County plus portions of Logan and Shelby counties), does not like COVID-19...

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Looking Back on LeBron's Decision, and Looking Forward to Sports — The A to Z Podcast With Andre Knott and Zac Jackson

Andre and Zac look back on LeBron’s “Decision.” They also talk a little baseball and debate football’s immediate future. Subscribe to A to Z...

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Ted Diadiun's Prodigiously Ignorant Worldview Should Be on Life Support, Not on

In cities like Cleveland, Ohio, it's almost impossible to square the notion of Free Speech under siege, (as advanced by an omni-partisan battery of...

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Eighth District Denies Cuyahoga County's Appeal of Order for New Trial for Man Convicted of Murdering His Wife in 1974

Update: The Eighth District Court of Appeals denied Cuyahoga County's motion to seek an appeal of the order giving Isaiah Andrews a new trial....

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When You Do and Don't Have to Wear a Mask in Cuyahoga County, According to Ohio's New Health Order

The Ohio Department of Health's order requiring people in the seven "red" alert counties in Ohio to wear a face mask in public went...

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The 2020 Foilies Awards: Recognizing the Year’s Worst in Government Transparency

"The Ringer," the first track on Eminem's 2018 album, Kamikaze, includes a line that piqued BuzzFeed reporter Jason Leopold's curiosity: the rapper claimed the...

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Cleveland Sees First Day of Triple-Digit Coronavirus Cases

As coronavirus infections continue to climb statewide, especially in the seven counties at Level 3 on Ohio's new public health advisory system, Cleveland yesterday...

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Mayor Frank Jackson Insists Police Chief Calvin Williams is "Not a Liar"

Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams and Mayor Frank Jackson swore up and down Tuesday that Williams was not a liar. "I don’t have a...

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Savage Love: Where Do I Learn About Cuck Role-Play for Lesbians?

I'm a lesbian in a long-term relationship. After much conversation with my partner, we've decided to explore cuckolding role-play together. I'm not comfortable bringing...

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Coalition Demands Black Lives Matter Arrests in Cincinnati Be Dismissed

CINCINNATI — There are new demands that the City of Cincinnati drop the charges against hundreds of people arrested during racial-injustice protests. On Tuesday,...

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Op-Ed: The Public Health Threat in Ohio’s Prisons is Not Over

As of Monday, Ohio had confirmed 54,232 novel coronavirus infections throughout the state. One of the most striking truths about COVID-19 data in Ohio...

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Westside Hotel Gives Cleveland’s Homeless a Place to Rest Their Heads During The Coronavirus Pandemic

A cherry-colored 10-speed rests inside the door of room 123 at a hotel* on the west side. It’s overturned, forks facing the ceiling, a...

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Ohio to Make Masks Mandatory in 'Level-3' Coronavirus Counties, Including Cuyahoga

While individual cities including Cleveland and Dayton have in the past week made masks mandatory as coronavirus infections spike, Gov. Mike DeWine today announced...

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New Credit Card Study Links Covid Infection Spikes to In-Person Restaurant Dining

If you've been feeling a little too nervous to eat inside a restaurant of late because of concerns over coronavirus, you just might be...

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Collinwood Project Prompts Resignation, City Planning said to be "Corrupted by Favoritism"

In a scathing letter Monday, Cleveland historian and writer Carol Poh resigned from the Design Review Committee of the Cleveland Planning Commission, saying she...

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Ohio Agencies Look to Reduce Racial Bias in Child Welfare

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Racial inequalities in the children-services system are not a new problem, but recent civil unrest around the country is helping to...

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