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How Much Would You Pay to Escape Your Kids for a Week After a Year of the Pandemic? Ohio Parents Say At Least $585

Parents who want to escape their families are understandably willing to shell out big bucks for the respite after a year in close quarters....

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Amtrak Station at Tower City? Awwww Hell Yeah!

The board of directors at the nonprofit passenger rail advocacy group All Aboard Ohio (AAO) has voted that Tower City should be the site...

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The P.1 Coronavirus Variant is Twice as Transmissible as Earlier Strains

The P.1 coronavirus variant first identified in Brazil may be twice as transmissible as earlier strains and may evade up to nearly half of...

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Ohio Hires Medicaid Prescription Drug Watchdog as it Undertakes Reforms

As it makes sweeping reforms to the way it handles managed care for the state’s $24 billion Medicaid program, Ohio on Wednesday announced that...

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Bearded J.D. Vance Tells Buddies He's Running for Senate, Cage Match for Portman's Seat Intensifies

Hillbilly Elegy author and venture capitalist J.D. Vance has told friends and associates that he intends to enter the race for U.S. Senate in...

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Ashley Evans Launches Candidacy for City Council in Ken Johnson's Ward 4

Since his arrest on corruption charges in February, Ward 4 Cleveland City Councilman Ken Johnson has yet to resign or be forced to step...

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Bieber, Clowney and More — The A to Z Podcast With Andre Knott and Zac Jackson

Andre and Zac are back with a discussion on Shane Bieber’s dominance and the Browns adding Jadeveon Clowney. Subscribe to A to Z or...

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Greater Cleveland Food Bank Breaks Ground on Big New Collinwood Building

The Greater Cleveland Food Bank's CEO, Kristen Warzocha, members of the organization's board of directors, and city and county elected leaders ceremonially broke ground...

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Cleveland-area Businessman Mike Gibbons Launches Bid for U.S. Senate

As expected, Cleveland businessman Mike Gibbons will run for the United States senate seat to be vacated by Rob Portman next year. Gibbons, a...

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Cleveland Was Slow to Address Language and Culture Barriers to Reach Spanish-Speaking Residents During Pandemic

In the early months of the pandemic, Cleveland Councilwoman Jasmin Santana, who represents a West Side ward with the densest population of Latinos in...

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Savage Love: My Ex-Boyfriend is Dating a Man Now. Why Does This Bother Me So Much?

I’m a female in my late 20s. I broke up with a toxic ex about a year ago, and I’ve been walking around (my...

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As Ohio Legislators Proposes Anti-Trans Bills, NCAA Says It Will Withhold Events From States That Discriminate

In an apparent warning to Ohio and other states considering anti-transgender legislation, the NCAA said it will only stage events in places where transgender...

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Biden White House Gives Ohio 'C-' in Infrastructure While Pitching American Jobs Plan

A new "Infrastructure report card" from the White House gives Ohio a C- on a variety of various infrastructure needs — notably, the pseudo-report...

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FBI Digging Train Ave. Site After Tip in Ashley Summers Case

The FBI today is digging near Train Ave. and West 44th acting on a tip in the case of Ashley Summers. Ashley Summers was...

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If Sports Gambling is Legalized, Where Should Ohioans Be Able to Bet?

Momentum appears to be growing for legalized sports betting in Ohio. The key question of where Ohioans will be able to place bets is...

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Nick Chubb-Branded Cereal, Chubb Crunch, Coming to a Heinen's Near You

Browns star running back Nick Chubb has entered into an agreement with the Pittsburgh-based sports branding company PLB Sports and Entertainment to launch a...

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DeWine Urges Pause in J&J Vaccine Distribution in Ohio, Following FDA, CDC Recommendation

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and state health officials issued a statement Tuesday morning advising all Ohio vaccine providers to "temporarily pause" the use of...

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Momentum for Public Comment in Cleveland Grows with Additional City Council Support

With the recent addition of Collinwood Councilman Mike Polensek, the coalition of Cleveland City Council members supporting an ordinance to establish a regular public...

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In Younger Ohioans, Post-COVID Stress Lingers

COLUMBUS, Ohio — As Ohioans welcome spring temperatures, many hope to put the coronavirus pandemic in the rear-view mirror. At the same time, research...

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Huge Spike in Overdose Deaths Puts Cuyahoga County on Pace for Most Deadly Year Since 2017

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner, Thomas Gilson, has issued a special alert after the county recorded 69 overdose deaths in the month of March...

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As Billions of Cicadas Get Ready to Emerge, an Ohio Company Releases a Wearable Bug-Screen Pod

With the billions of cicadas in Brood X set to emerge this May across 15 states — including right here in Ohio — one...

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