Friday Morning Reading: Dec. 28

- Per a Thursday afternoon news conference, Mayor Frank Jackson will seek independent reviews of all future instances of deadly force by the police department. The concept stems from a Nov. 29 shooting that results in the deaths of two people.

- Dig the list of the most searched terms on Wikipedia to catch a glimpse into our very strange society. To wit, "Facebook topped the English edition while an entry for adult video actresses did best in Japan," according to the BBC. Unconfirmed reports have the Mythical Winning Browns Season as Cleveland's hottest Wiki search.

- By now, you've likely had more than a reasonable share of "end-of-the-year" stories and trend reviews, but here's one worth checking out: GreenCityBlueLake's look-back to Northeast Ohio's sustainability efforts shows where our region's collective head is. There's good news and a healthy dose of optimism to get your 2013 off to a solid start - save for that bastard of a hangover, of course.

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Eric Sandy

Eric Sandy is an award-winning Cleveland-based journalist. For a while, he was the managing editor of Scene. He now contributes jam band features every now and then.
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