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Enbridge Defies Order to Shut Down Great Lakes Pipeline

Canada-based Enbridge on Thursday defied Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s order to shut down a controversial pipeline in a channel connecting two of the Great...

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Coalition Urges Ohio Senate to Invest in Child Wellbeing

COLUMBUS, Ohio — As the Ohio Senate continues hearings on the biennial state budget, there are calls for lawmakers to move the needle on...

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America’s Opioid Overprescription Problem Has Never Been More Clear

The tragedy of the opioid crisis has been in the news a lot lately. Earlier this week, HBO debuted its two-part The Crime of...

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Without Supporting Data, Ohio to End Federal $300 Unemployment Supplement

Citing fears that a $300-a-week federal unemployment supplement was keeping Ohioans from returning to the workforce, Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday announced that he...

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Without Bernie Moreno, Blockland Cleveland is on Life Support

Through much of 2018, "Blockland Cleveland" was the talk of the town. Car dealer turned tech evangelist Bernie Moreno launched the initiative with the...

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Titillating Tidbits: Kevin Stefanski Racks Up Offseason Wins and Your Basic Everyday Kosher Meat/Money Laundering/THC Vape Story

Our weekly roundup of minor but interesting happenings, stuff we missed, stuff you missed, and assorted fun. - Kevin Stefanski, fresh off a season...

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As the COVID-19 Pandemic Evolves, Answers to 7 Lingering Vaccine Questions

It’s now open season for COVID-19 vaccines across the United States. After months of having to scramble to find a shot, the tables have...

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Rent a Floating Tent at This One-of-a-Kind Campsite in Ohio

Located just a little over three hours away from Cleveland, Float Troy is bringing back its unique (and slightly daring) way to camp. As...

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DeWine's Unconventional Vaccine Lottery Could Be Smart, and Even Thrifty, Public Policy

All Coronavirus health orders except those that pertain to nursing homes and assisted living facilities will be lifted on June 2, Ohio Gov. Mike...

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Bill Barring ‘Divisive Concepts’ Targets Race Discussions in Ohio Schools

A bill in the works in the Ohio legislature would prohibit “teaching or advocating divisive concepts” on race, color, nationality, or sex, according to...

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RTA Revamps Network to Increase Frequency on Popular Routes. The Interactive Map is Dope.

When RTA launches its system redesign next month, twice as many people in Cuyahoga County will live within one half mile of a high-frequency...

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Facebook Deplatforms Anti-Vaccine Group 'Ohio Advocates for Medical Freedom'

Facebook booted a prominent, Ohio-based anti-vaccine advocacy group from its platform Monday, part of the company’s attempt to purge disproven health information that proliferates...

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Op-Ed: Ohio's Proposed Anti-Trans Sports Bills Are Dangerous State-Sanctioned Bigotry

On March 2, 2020, I was invited by one of my favorite morning shows, The Sound of Ideas, to discuss HB527, which would have...

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Savage Love: I Do Gay Porn, How Do I Find a Partner Who Won't Fetishize Me?

I'm someone who does gay porn for a living. How do people who do gay porn meet someone who doesn't just sexualize or fetishize...

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Domestic-Violence Support: Not All Calls for Help in Ohio Getting Answered

COLUMBUS, Ohio — During a single 24-hour period last September, more than 250 survivors of domestic violence in Ohio couldn't get help when they...

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Is the "For the People Act" for Ohio?

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A sweeping bill aimed at improving election fairness in states across the country is making its way through Congress, but Ohio's...

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Redline Greenway is Now Open, and it's an Instant Cleveland Gem

The Redline Greenway, the $6.6 million bike and pedestrian trail adjacent to the RTA Red Line on Cleveland's west side, officially opens today after...

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Cleveland Clinic: 99.75% of Hospitalized Covid Patients in Ohio This Year Were Unvaccinated

In unsurprising science news today, the Cleveland Clinic found that 99.75% of patients hospitalized with Covid since January of this year were either not...

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Ohio's Dave Yost Joins More Than 40 Attorneys General to Cancel 'Instagram for kids'

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost joined 43 other state AGs urging Facebook to abandon plans to develop a version of Instagram for children under...

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RTA Will Be Completely Free for a Week Next Month as Part of New System Rollout

In conjunction with the rollout of the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) system redesign next month, all rides on buses, trains, Park-N-Ride coaches...

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Meet Three Moderators Fighting Disinformation on Reddit’s Largest Coronavirus Forum

Combating misinformation online is an ongoing challenge for big tech, and it’s especially difficult when it’s on a discussion board with millions of people...

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