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Who on Earth is "Dick Knoth" and Why is He Running for Mayor of Cleveland?

Who is the man pictured above? Is his name truly Dick Knoth? Believe it or not, yes! Dick Knoth is a partner at the law firm...

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George Clooney to Produce Docuseries on Ohio State Wrestling Team Sex Abuse Scandal

Actor/director/producer George Clooney plans to produce a docuseries about the sexual abuse scandal that has dogged Ohio State University for decades, according to the...

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Ohio's Older Foster Youth Await COVID Relief Measures

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Foster-care advocacy groups are hoping federal and state leaders move quickly on COVID relief for older foster kids. The "Supporting Foster...

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Savage Love: I Started Taking Antidepressants and My Kinks Vanished

I know you and other sexperts say that kinks are ingrained and not something you can get rid of, but mine have all vanished!...

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BLM Cleveland Launches Docuseries on Police Injustice Across Ohio. First Up: Euclid

Black Lives Matter Cleveland and two local filmmakers have launched a crowdfunding campaign to finance production costs associated with a new docuseries about police...

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City Council Has Removed Ken Johnson From His Precious Committee Chairmanship

In the midst of marathon budget hearings, Cleveland City Council issued a statement from Council President Kevin Kelley Tuesday afternoon announcing that Ward 4...

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Cleveland Councilman Ken Johnson Arrested on Corruption Charges

Cleveland City Councilman Ken Johnson was arrested by local FBI officers Tuesday morning after a federal grand jury indicted him on 15 corruption-related charges....

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Cleveland Baseball Team Hopes to Welcome Some Fans Back to Progressive Field in April

The Cleveland baseball team announced today that, pending approval from state and local health officials, some fans will be allowed in Progressive Field at...

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Black Lives Matter Leader Aisia Jones Announces City Council Candidacy in Ward 8

Local activist and Black Lives Matter organizer Aisia Jones has announced her candidacy for Cleveland City Council in Ward 8.  Jones, who says her...

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YouTube Pulls Ohio House Hearing Video for COVID-19 Misinformation From Attorney

The opening testimony Wednesday in support of a legislative effort to allow lawmakers to vote down public health orders went far enough off the...

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Special Enrollment Opens for Federal Health Insurance Marketplace

Ohioans without health insurance have a rare opportunity to sign up for coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. A special COVID-19 enrollment period opened...

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State Reps Skindell, Upchurch Introduce Bill to Dramatically Increase Public Transit Funding in Ohio

Ohio State Reps. Mike Skindell and Terrence Upchurch have introduced legislation to increase state funding for public transit to $150 million annually. The bill...

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New "Stronger Voice" Fights to End Ohio's Death Penalty

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio lawmakers from both parties and in both chambers are joining forces on a bill to abolish the death penalty in...

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Cleveland Public Affairs Chief Natoya Walker Minor Resigns for RTA Gig

One of Mayor Frank Jackson's top deputies has resigned after 17 years at Cleveland City Hall. The City announced quietly Thursday night that Natoya...

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Bipartisan Bill Might Finally Abolish the Death Penalty in Ohio

A bipartisan group of Ohio lawmakers will soon introduce legislation to abolish the death penalty in Ohio. State Sen. Nickie Antonio in a virtual...

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Ohio Gets a D Grade for Gun Safety From Gifford Law Center

According to the Giffords Law Center’s annual Gun Law Scorecard, Ohio is one of the least safe states in the country. Released Feb. 17,...

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Cuyahoga County, in "Worst Case Scenario," Bails Out Downtown Hilton Once Again with $15 Million

In accordance with the "worst case scenario" projections of budget analysts, Cuyahoga County will bail out the Hilton downtown Cleveland hotel with an infusion...

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Coroner Says 7 People Froze to Death in Cuyahoga County Since Feb. 1, Mostly In Homes Without Heat

As temperatures in Cleveland remain in the teens to 20s, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner said that there have been seven winter-related deaths since...

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A Family-First Focus for Children Services in Ohio Thanks to New Law

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Work to reform foster care in Ohio is getting a boost from a new federal law. The Family First Prevention Services...

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Will Sports Gambling Finally Be Legalized in Ohio? Lawmakers Giving It Thought

Ohio lawmakers are taking a fresh start to approaching the issue of legalized sports gambling in the Buckeye State. There are not yet any...

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Watch This Insane Poster-Worthy Dunk by Medina High School Senior

A dunk by Medina High School Senior Corey Tripp was the talk of the town Tuesday night and into Wednesday. The soaring third-quarter jam...

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