On this episode of Broad & High, an artist profile: Dennis DeVendra, a blind woodturner. Also a look at Dangerdust, the anonymous chalk artist duo from Columbus College of Arts and Design, Helping Hands Center an arts & autism based in Clintonville, Petali Teas and D’Art the Gallery Kitty at Dublin Arts Council.
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 is home to another museum celebrating music â€“ at least for now. The Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame inducted its first class over the weekend at Cleveland State University. Itâ€™s the beginning of a nationwide quest for permanent digs, and Northeast Ohio is making a strong case.
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.
Ursuline College plans to reopen for classes Tuesday, three days after a 110-mph tornado ripped through the Northeast Ohio campus.
Northeast Ohio is back in the national spotlight again with another possible serial killing.
The Northeast Ohio school began as Folsom’s Business College in 1848, boasting graduates such as John D. Rockefeller Sr. and Harvey Firestone.
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.
One-third of U.S. children are overweight or obese. Itâ€™s led to more and more kids developing diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure. Yet the place kids spend a lot of time, school, often lacks physical activity.
“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is trying to ride the coattails of “The Avengers”, part of which was shot in Northeast Ohio two years ago. Along with the car chases and firefights comes renewed debate over Ohioâ€™s film tax credits, without which none of this activity would likely take place in Ohio.
Police say the victims said they were shot after coming out of an apartment to confront another man who had made derogatory remarks.