PD Unleashes Wildebeest On City Hall

According to a Plain Dealer memo, the paper's new city hall reporter is a whiz at public records but has a tendency to accidentally knock over secretaries.
The Plain Dealer is shuffling several of its news reporters this month, unleashing an apparent "wildebeest" on City Hall, moving to the courts beat a reformed "neophyte ... with the notion that public officials were somehow to be feared," and sending a veteran courts reporter to that muckrakers' pasture in the sky, the general assignment desk. Also, the paper hopes to announce a new Cleveland Schools reporter in the next few days. There must be a dispute over which straw was shortest. The details are in a memo from Metro Editor Chris Quinn. Click 'More' to read the memo. -- Joe P. Tone
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