Cleveland Leaders Hope Hotels Will Land Them Convention

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County and city leaders are hopeful a revamped downtown and new convention center can help Cleveland land the 2016 Republican National Convention.
9:05AM
March 6, 2014

Cleveland made bids to host political conventions in 2008 and 2012, but lost out both times. Local leaders are hopeful more hotel rooms and a new convention center will land them the 2016 Republican National Convention.

Browns Continue Chaotic Offseason By Firing GM, CEO

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The Browns have lost at least 11 games every season since finishing 10-6 in 2007.
9:00AM
February
12, 2014

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has again shaken up the team’s leadership, this time at the very top.

AG Candidate: Office Shouldn’t “Defend Constitutional Violations”

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David Pepper is a Cincinnati-area Democrat challenging Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.
8:29AM
January 21, 2014

Democratic attorney general candidate David Pepper says he would consider not defending the state in court if his office deems a law unconstitutional.

Investigations Underway Into Ariel Castro’s Prison Suicide

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Investigations are underway into the suicide of Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro at Orient prison.
6:43AM
September 4, 2013

The Ohio Highway Patrol and the Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections have launched separate investigations into the suicide of inmate Ariel Castro. Castro hanged himself in his cell at the Orient state prison.

Man In Custody After Three Bodies Found In East Cleveland

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Michael Madison remains in police custody. Charges are expected to be filed Monday.
7:27AM
July 22, 2013

Northeast Ohio is back in the national spotlight again with another possible serial killing.

Senate President: Medicaid Expansion Could Happen In 2013

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Ohio could forfeit up to $13 billion in federal funding if it declines to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
8:58AM
May 14, 2013

The Republican president of the Ohio Senate says state lawmakers are open to pursuing a Medicaid bill before the end of the year.