Ohio Communities Deal With “After-Life” Of Shopping Malls

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The fountains at Euclid Square were shut off years ago, former fast-food stands now sit shuttered, and tuxedoed manikins in store windows stare out at empty walkways.
7:48AM
October
29, 2013

Thirty years ago, some of the most bustling places in the state were shopping malls. These enclosed commercial districts were “people magnets”, but, online shopping and a bad economy have hit the industry hard. Many Ohio communities are now struggling with redeveloping the abandoned properties.

The Race To Replenish Retirement

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Bob Scherry had to delay retirement in order to catch-up with his savings.
8:27AM
January
24, 2013

After the economy took a downturn in 2008, many people near retirement had to raid their life savings. They need to make up for their losses in a hurry.

Ohioans Return To Home Country On Medical Mission

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A damaged armored vehicle belonging to the Syrian army comes to rest in a street in Homs earlier this year.
7:27AM
December
10, 2012

Some Ohio medical professionals recently put their training to the test in the middle of one of the world’s hottest war zones: Syria.

Amish Beard-Cutting Trials Begin

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Ohio has the nation's largest concentration of Amish people, with most clustered in and around Holmes County.
7:58AM
August
27, 2012

Members of an Amish church group are due to go on trial Monday in a Cleveland federal courtroom. Prosecutors claim the defendants committed hate crimes against other Amish by cutting off their beards and hair.

Looking For Work After 50

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Solon, Ohio resident Dave Dickson now works as a laborer in a warehouse similar to the one he used to manage.
7:25AM
April
24, 2012

After spending decades building a career, many Ohioans start making plans to kick back and enjoy their retirement. But a growing number of people in their 50s have found themselves back at square one, trying to start the job search all over again.

Cleveland Bishop To Reopen 12 Closed Parishes

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Twelve Roman Catholic churches in the Cleveland Diocese will be reopened, after a Vatican review.
7:00AM
April
18, 2012

Twelve closed Roman Catholic churches spared by the Vatican in the Cleveland Diocese will be reopened.

Demjanjuk’s Death Leaves Decades Of Questions Unanswered

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Israeli judges hold photos during John Demjanjuk's 1987 trial.
7:52AM
March
19, 2012

The former Ohio autoworker spent the final third of his life denying charges that he herded thousands of prisoners to their death at a Nazi concentration camp.

Vatican Orders 13 Northeast Ohio Churches To Reopen

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St. Patrick's Church in Cleveland.
8:26AM
March 8, 2012

The ruling comes after parishioners appealed the Cleveland Diocese’s decision to close St. Patrick’s Church and 12 others for financial reasons.

Syrian Ohioans Keep Close Eye On Home Country

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Syrians living in Ohio are keeping a close eye on protests against President Bashar Assad.
7:23AM
October
27, 2011

For decades, there’s been a rush of doctors and academics leaving Syria. Many ended up here in Ohio, but are keeping a close eye on their homeland.