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Ohio Sites Reopening After Shutdown

Cuyahoga Valley National Park was one of several Ohio sites that saw services reduced or suspended during the partial government shutdown.
17, 2013

Ohio sites closed during the partial shutdown of the federal government will begin welcoming back visitors after Congress approved a measure to end the closures.

Ohio-To-Boston Flight Makes Emergency Landing

The plane, similar to this one operated for United Express, had to land in Buffalo after reports of smoke in the cockpit. No one was injured.
14, 2013

Officials say the Chautauqua Airlines flight operated for United Express had to make an emergency stop in Buffalo after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit.

Supreme Court Considers Sixth Trial For Same Murder

Christopher Anderson was locked up on Aug. 22, 2002, charged with strangling Amber Zurcher to death. Since then, he’s been put on trial five times. Twice, the case ended in mistrials, twice in hung juries and once, his conviction was overturned on appeal.
9, 2013

Justices heard arguments from the state and attorneys for a man who’s seen two mistrials, two hung juries, and one overturned conviction over the last 11 years.

Ohio Activists Push For Nation’s First Offshore Wind Farm

Eric Ritter leads a team of canvassers around Northeast Ohio, gathering support for the wind farm.
August 22, 2013

About 80 percent of the electricity used in Ohio homes comes from coal fired power plants. One Northeast Ohio group wants to change that by installing a wind farm in Lake Erie. If they succeed, this will be the first offshore wind farm in the nation.

Cleveland Gets Another Music Hall Of Fame

The Dynamic Superiors are thrilled to be inducted into the R&B Hall of Fame.... regardless of whether it ends up in Cleveland or elsewhere
20, 2013

Cleveland is home to another museum celebrating music – at least for now. The Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame inducted its first class over the weekend at Cleveland State University. It’s the beginning of a nationwide quest for permanent digs, and Northeast Ohio is making a strong case.

Dam Removal Looks To Improve Water Quality And Economy

One of the Cuyahoga Falls dams being removed this summer.
1, 2013

Improving water quality for fish and other wildlife is the goal of a one-million dollar project to remove two river dams in the city of Cuyahoga Falls this summer. Supporters believe taking down the dams will also improve the quality of life for local residents and boost the local economy.

Women’s College Rebuilds From Tornado

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.
23, 2013

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

Man In Custody After Three Bodies Found In East Cleveland

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

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

Chancellor University Shuttered After Years Of Financial Trouble

The closing follows a long period of accreditation and financial problems for the school.
9, 2013

The Northeast Ohio school began as Folsom’s Business College in 1848, boasting graduates such as John D. Rockefeller Sr. and Harvey Firestone.

Ohio’s Ongoing Foreclosure Problem

Ohio's housing market continues to improve, but the state still had more than 90,000 foreclosures last year.
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.