Women’s College Rebuilds From Tornado

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winds that ripped through the Pepper Pike campus early Saturday morning tore off the gym walls, as well as a roof, leaving a cutaway that shows an American flag, a basketball backboard and hoop – and a lot of debris.
7:56AM
July
23, 2013

Ursuline College plans to reopen for classes Tuesday, three days after a 110-mph tornado ripped through the Northeast Ohio campus.

Ohio’s Ongoing Foreclosure Problem

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Ohio's housing market continues to improve, but the state still had more than 90,000 foreclosures last year.
7:29AM
July
8, 2013

Each month, sales reports say the housing market is recovering in Ohio and in the rest of the country. But Ohio still had more than 90,000 foreclosures last year. A recent fair-lending conference in Cleveland sought to identify the reasons for the ongoing foreclosure problem.

Women, Cleveland Continue To Heal

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Amanda Berry (left), Gina DeJesus (middle), and Michelle Knight disappeared between 2002 and 2004. They were found inside a Cleveland home on Monday.
8:31AM
May
13, 2013

The young women found inside a Cleveland home – Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight—have all returned home about a decade after they went missing.

Republicans Continue Praise Of Cordray, Criticism Of Bureau

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Richard Cordray continues to receive praise from Republicans who oppose the bureau Cordray directs.
8:59AM
March 13, 2013

Once again, Republican senators are praising the work of former Ohio Attorney General and Grove City native Richard Cordray as interim head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. And once again, they’re indicating they’ll keep blocking his permanent appointment to head that agency.

Ohio Start-Up Aims To Harness “Big Data” Of Health Care

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Explorys got its start three years ago from an idea hatched by a Cleveland Clinic physician who mined the hospital’s database to uncover trends and insights for his practice.
8:20AM
March
5, 2013

The healthcare industry is undergoing huge changes as the Affordable Care Act introduces new business models that reward efficiencies. The shift to “outcome-based payments” has hospital administrators experimenting with new tools to help cut costs. One Ohio start-up is monetizing the “big data” in the new era of healthcare.

Cleveland Market Reopens Three Weeks After Fire

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Dozens of shop owners were busily prepping their booths over the weekend, scrubbing surfaces, arranging shelves and fixtures and receiving fresh orders of meat and cheese.
7:49AM
February 18, 2013

Many merchants at the West Side market thought the re-opening would take months, and say their selection and variety might take time to get back to normal.

Both U.S. Senators From Ohio Land On Finance Committee

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7:59AM
January 4, 2013

Dem. Sherrod Brown and Rep. Rob Portman are now on the oldest and arguably most powerful committee in the U.S. Senate.

“War On Coal” At Forefront In The Race For Ohio’s 6th District

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The most common sign in eastern Ohio's 6th District doesn't mention either congressional candidate.
7:48AM
October
25, 2012

Anti-war slogans are everywhere in eastern Ohio this campaign season. “Stop the War on Coal” is one of the most common yard signs seen in Ohio’s sprawling 6th congressional district, a region at the center of the state’s shale oil and gas boom.

New Kent State Exhibit Rekindles Memories Of Campus Shootings

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Marcella Hartzler and Jimmy Riggs were in the crowd near Taylor Hall on May 4, and found the new Visitors Center too emotional to tour completely in one day.
9:12PM
October
22, 2012

Kent State’s more than $1 million memorial for students shot and killed a generation ago opened Monday after a weekend preview of the permanent multimedia exhibit that both honors, and tries to make sense of, a cultural watershed.