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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Afternoon Brew: Ohio's War on the Middle Class, Mugshot Gold, RTA Gets Millions, Kasich Traffic Stop, and Family Burglary Ring

Posted By on Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 4:30 PM


Good afternoon, Cleveland. Here's some stuff to read while you feather your mullet in case someone takes your picture tonight.

— 19 Action News has a fun gallery of some of Cleveland's most dapper and striking mugshots. (WOIO)

— An Akron family has been arrested after allegedly keeping burglary in the family. What ever happened to just playing Monopoloy? (

— Mother Jones on Ohio's war against the middle class. Good read. (Mother Jones)

— GOP responds to Dems' response to Ohio Supreme Court ruling that the redistricting map will face a referendum. We excitedly await the Dems' response to the GOP's response to the Dem's initial response. (

— Extended video of Governor Kasich's traffic stop that led him to making that "idiot cop" quip awhile back. (Plunderbund)

— Speaking of that "idiot cop," he talked about the incident. (Ohio Dems)

— RTA landed millions in grant money to make improvements along Clifton and for various other projects. Probably not going to include seat warmers. (

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