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Lost in Wilberforcenew

America's oldest historically black private college is on the verge of losing its accreditation. Can it be saved?
Cleveland Scene  |  Sam Allard  |  08-22-2014  |  Education

The Evolution of Equalitynew

Are Ohioans ready to recognize my gay marriage?
Cincinnati CityBeat  |  German Lopez  |  11-28-2012  |  LGBT

Poll: Ohioans Feeling Less Crappy About Their Livesnew

It's been a tough four years for folks in Ohio. Jim Tressel went down, Casey Anthony may or may not have made the Buckeye state her home, jobs have been hard to come by, and Ohio is neck-and-neck with Florida in everyone's favorite game, Ohio or Florida?
Cleveland Scene  |  Vince Grzegorek  |  05-10-2012  |  Politics

Cuyahoga County's Fight Over Document Fees Yields a Dubious Alliancenew

Five years before Cuyahoga County Recorder Pat O'Malley resigned in May 2008, he quietly closed a deal that garnered little interest at the time. It was a pact with Data Trace, a California company that specializes in snapping up title and tax documents, then customizing and re-selling the information.
Cleveland Scene  |  Anastasia Pantsios  |  04-20-2011  |  Policy Issues

Could Too Much Gaming Create Problems for Ohio's Casinos?new

Ohio is considering whether to expand gaming through digital slot machines at Ohio's racetracks, a move that would amount to an overnight Cinderella switch, turning cash-bleeding racetracks into slot parlors, or "racinos," in industry-speak
Cleveland Scene  |  Kyle Swenson  |  04-13-2011  |  Business & Labor

Does Ohio Need an SOB as Governor?new

John Kasich is promising that if elected, he’ll make so many enemies trying to save the state from ruin that a second term might be out of the question.
The Other Paper  |  By Lyndsey Teter  |  07-22-2010  |  Politics

Survivor of Ohio's Latest Botched Execution Reveals Breathtaking Incompetencenew

Romell Broom achieved a macabre notoriety this past month when he became the first man to survive his date with the needle. The eyes of the world are on Ohio now, and many are questioning our death-penalty apparatus.
Cleveland Scene  |  Damian Guevara  |  10-07-2009  |  Crime & Justice

Meet Ohio Demagogue Dave Daubenmirenew

Though he has been "living his faith" over the airwaves and in the public square for the past decade, the attention of mass media broadcasters has come largely over the course of the past year, particularly during the past few months of Town Hall mayhem.
The Other Paper  |  Kitty McConnell  |  09-11-2009  |  Politics

Ohio Officials Worried About Higher Ed Cuts From Fed Stimulusnew

One provision of the stimulus legislation passed by the U.S. House that sustained cuts during the bipartisan Senate compromise was billions of dollars designed to aid ailing state economies, including funds Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland was counting on to keep tuition frozen next year.
The Athens NEWS  |  David DeWitt  |  02-13-2009  |  Economy

Dead Because He Knew Too Much?new

If there was a plot to steal the 2004 election in Ohio, GOP consultant Michael Connell knew about it.
Cleveland Scene  |  James Renner  |  01-23-2009  |  Policy Issues

Man Sues Bank Over Debit Card Feesnew

Dennis Charlton is taking one of Greater Cincinnati's largest corporations to court in a legal showdown that potentially could affect thousands of local banking customers.
Cincinnati CityBeat  |  Kevin Osborne  |  12-11-2008  |  Economy

Obama Campaign is Targeting Ohio's Reddest Countiesnew

The Democrats hopes to win the swing state by chipping away at Republican strongholds in Butler, Clermont and Warren counties.
Cincinnati CityBeat  |  Steve Rosen  |  10-24-2008  |  Politics

Rampant Foreclosures Have Torn the Very Fabric of Northeast Ohionew

In this young century, we've focused our collective attention elsewhere while market forces battered the vulnerable like a hurricane. And the subprime mortgage explosion was the economic Katrina; Northeast Ohio the Gulf Coast.
Cleveland Free Times  |  Dan Harkins  |  07-09-2008  |  Economy

Nurses Claim Dr. Walter Ruf Took Sexual Harassment to a Whole New Levelnew

According to documents and depositions from Summit County court files, Dr. Ruf referred to young nurses as "wenches" and "cunts," and would "come up behind you and grab your breast," one nurse testified.
Cleveland Scene  |  Lisa Rab  |  06-20-2008  |  Crime & Justice

How One Ohio City Got Revenge with the Crappiest Music Sub-genre Evernew

Music authorities and health officials alike are concerned that the shitgaze (named for it's resemblance to shoegaze and because, well, it sounds shitty) may be a new low for even the most snobbish indie-rock fans.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Seth Combs  |  06-11-2008  |  Music

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