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Today in Ohio is a review and analysis of the week's news in Ohio by the reporting and editing team that brought you that news, the team at cleveland.com. Listen each day for perspective and inside information you can find no where else.

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Today in Ohio -- Dec. 3, 2021 Did cutting off $300 a week in unemployment benefits force Ohioans back to work? No, it did not

December 3rd, 2021

29:28

Why did Jim Renacci pick a running mate for governor with zero experience?

 

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Today in Ohio - Nov. 30, 2021 Why is Cleveland putting $12 million into Shaker Square, which is worth less than $6 million

November 30th, 2021

30:13

Akram Boutros is stepping down as MetroHealth CEO next year, after making it into a model public hospital system

 

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Today in Ohio - Nov. 29, 2021 The unusual history of the Lake County commissioner whose name arises in the computer tampering case

November 29th, 2021

29:56

How do Cleveland and Cuyahoga County leaders justify exposing general fund budgets to short shortfalls in Progressive Field renovations?

 

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Today in Ohio - Nov. 24, 2021 Pharmacies should be worried after a Northeast Ohio jury blames them for the opioid crisis

November 24th, 2021

29:29

Northwest Ohio is in a coronavirus crisis. Is Northeast Ohio next?

 

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Today in Ohio Nov. 23, 2021 Will Ohio congressional districts face a challenge over race issues as well as gerrymandering?

November 23rd, 2021

29:54

Can Cleveland find candidates for all those police positions the federal government is funding?

 

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Today in Ohio - Nov. 22, 2021 -- Did Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine break his campaign promise by approving gerrymandered Congressional maps

November 22nd, 2021

29:52

Did someone in Lake County try corrupting the election system to prove it was corrupted?

 

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Today in Ohio - Nov. 19, 2021 It's like a horror movie: The pandemic's Fifth Wave hits Ohio while lawmakers block basic containment strategies

November 19th, 2021

30:18

Will Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine live up to his campaign promises and veto the gerrymandered Congressional maps on his desk?

 

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Today in Ohio - Nov. 17, 2021 Will Ohio be the new Wild West, where everybody's got a gun?

November 18th, 2021

31:50

How is a legislator's $300 million nursing home giveaway not another version of the HB6 giveaway to FirstEnergy?

 

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Today in Ohio - Nov. 17, 2021 Why Armond Budish not seeking re-election as Cuyahoga County executive is the best move for voters

November 17th, 2021

30:01

Hudson's mayor gets blasted, officially, for his over-the-top antics at a school board meeting

 

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Today in Ohio - Nov. 16, 2021 Ohio legislators are ready to give nursing homes $300 million with absolutely no strings attached

November 16th, 2021

27:40

How is that a proper use of tax dollars? What about other industries crippled by the pandemic? Why do the nursing homes rate help when childcare …

Today in Ohio - Nov. 12, 2021 We were misled in 2019, but here's the real reason Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish's law director abruptly quit

November 12th, 2021

30:30

What some Democrats in Ohio are doing to turn the tide on Republicans for election season

 

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Today in Ohio - Nov. 11, 2021 Cuyahoga County revelation: Bill Mason told a prosecutor to drop a criminal investigation of Armond Budish or face Election Day consequences

November 11th, 2021

31:08

He showed up unannounced in the prosecutor's office to do it, and he was communicating with Budish at the time

 

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Today in Ohio - Nov. 10, 2021 Will the Ohio Supreme Court give back $3,000 to unemployed Ohioans that Gov. Mike DeWine took away

November 10th, 2021

30:33

In this case, the governor's son recused himself, unlike with his dad's gerrymandering case

 

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Today in Ohio - Nov. 9, 2021 The end of the Liar's Law: Fireworks are legalized in Ohio

November 9th, 2021

30:09

But only on specific holidays, and only if local governments don't prohibit them

 

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Today in Ohio - Nov. 8, 2021 Cleveland healthcare workers are sad, angry and frustrated with the deaths of anti-vaxxers

November 8th, 2021

31:41

The version of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine in his gerrymandering deposition is now the man we saw in wine with DeWine

 

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Today in Ohio - Nov. 5, 2021 The writing was on the wall for Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams, and he steps down

November 5th, 2021

29:48

How might Cleveland City Council, under a new president, work with Mayor-Elect Justin Bibb?

 

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Today in Ohio - Nov. 4, 2021 We can't trust Ohio elected leaders stop gerrymandering, so should voters be in charge of the process

November 4th, 2021

29:59

Parents are relieved their children can finally be vaccinated, but are the children excited, too

 

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Today in Ohio - Nov. 3, 2021 Justin Bibb's walloping of Kevin Kelley in the Cleveland mayor's race says voters want change

November 3rd, 2021

30:16

And they are fed up with the lack of accountability by Cleveland police who break the rules, too

 

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Today in Ohio - Nov. 2, 2021 How much tax revenue will Ohio cities lose with people working from home 20 months into COVID?

November 2nd, 2021

28:27

If MetroHealth can do it successfully, why can't the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals mandate vaccinations?

 

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Special Episode: Why we're changing our name to Today in Ohio

October 30th, 2021

12:44

We started as a weekly podcast, but now we are daily

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 28, 2021 Is the Cleveland Guardians baseball team steamrolling the Guardians roller derby team?

October 28th, 2021

26:55

Why are Ohio legislators taking so long to help domestic violence victims?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 27, 2021 The Cleveland Clinic is on the cutting edge of battling breast cancer with a new vaccine

October 27th, 2021

29:12

Politics writer Seth Richardson handicaps the Cleveland mayor's racer;

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 26, 2021 Should we be suspicious of Ohio's change in policy for quarantining students?

October 26th, 2021

29:43

Why did Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine get so testy during his gerrymandering deposition, and why was he communicating through his personal email?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 25, 2021 So, just why didn't Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine do any work on making new legislative maps for the state

October 25th, 2021

29:41

Will big bonuses work to get Cleveland-area nurses to work more shifts to help with COVID-19

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 22, 2021 Ohio Congressman Anthony Gonzalez's vote on Steve Bannon once again shows his character

October 22nd, 2021

31:21

Is Ohio's new license plate -- the corrected version -- a pretty or an ugly billboard for the state?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 20, 2021 Why Ohioans opposed to gerrymandering have a real chance of trashing the new legislative districts

October 20th, 2021

29:53

One issue separating Cleveland mayoral candidates is a ballot question about civilian oversight of police

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 19, 2021 While Cleveland leaders obstruct helping the mentally ill, Cuyahoga County leaders show enlightenment

October 19th, 2021

30:05

Does J.D. Vance really want to be the next Josh Hawley? Did Vance sleep through Jan. 6?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 18, 2021 Has any Ohio judge ever had the conflict of interest Justice Pat DeWine has?

October 18th, 2021

30:31

Does any expert on the legal profession support him ruling on his dad's gerrymandering case?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 13, 2021 What are the revelations from a law firm paid millions to help pass corrupt HB6?

October 13th, 2021

31:39

How do voters know which school board candidates are pushing critical race theory agendas?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Aug. 11, 2021 Do Ohio's Republican Senate candidates really hate the stimulus bill, or is this about Donald Trump?

October 11th, 2021

26:28

Who did well and who did not in the City Club mayor's debate Tuesday night?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 11, 2021 Why won't Bill Seitz and other Ohio lawmakers abolish all parts of the corrupt HB6?

October 11th, 2021

27:51

Is it hubris or delusion that leads Northeast Ohio leaders into crimes so obvious they end up behind bars?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 8, 2021 Ohio Justice Pat DeWine joins order that his dad, the governor, be deposed but sees no conflict of interest

October 8th, 2021

30:07

Anti-maskers from outside Lakewood descend on city's school board meeting and shut it down

 

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This Week in the CLE -- Oct. 7, 2021 Why can't the Ohio House have an adult conversation about vaccine mandate strategies?

October 7th, 2021

29:57

With all the troubles in Ohio, why did Gov. Mike DeWine spend two days at the Mexican border?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 6, 2021 Might Donald and Melania Trump be subpoenaed in Max Miller's Cuyahoga County defamation case?

October 6th, 2021

30:11

What's the worst that can happen to Ohio Justice Pat DeWine for not withdrawing from his dad's gerrymandering case

 

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This Week in the CLE -Oct. 5, 2021 How hard will the Ohio Supreme Court land on Bob Cupp and Matt Huffman for obstructing the gerrymandering case?

October 5th, 2021

31:14

Why is the Cleveland Clinic in last place nationally for investing in its community?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 4, 2021 Does anyone buy Ohio's explanations for not telling us if we're victims of unemployment fraud?

October 4th, 2021

29:30

The Ohio Supreme Court makes an important ruling about drug possession

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 30, 2021 Ohio Statehouse Republicans go back to the drawing board on a vaccine mandate law

September 30th, 2021

30:25

Cleveland City Council members take a rare step to circumvent Council President Kevin Kelley

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 27, 2021 Is the sudden resignation of a top aide to Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine ominous?

September 27th, 2021

28:58

Is Allegiant Airlines' departure from Cleveland airport the first domino to fall?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 23, 2021 Armond Budish, stop with the subterfuge and call it what it is: a tax increase for the Cuyahoga County jail

September 23rd, 2021

28:54

If you get COVID-19 in Northeast Ohio, you might be able to sign up for experimental treatments in a medical trial

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 21, 2021 Will Northeast Ohio children's hospitals be filled with Covid cases by month's end?

September 21st, 2021

30:29

Why did Cleveland mayoral candidate Kevin Kelley use his city council presidency to set aside $20 million with no plan for spending it?

 

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This Week in the CLE Sept. 20, 2021 Can Matt Dolan be the anti-Trump Senate candidate who restores the Ohio Republican Party's soul?

September 20th, 2021

30:08

Did the trial the Cuyahoga County jail director tell us that county reform was a bad idea?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 17, 2021 Congressman Anthony Gonzalez is leaving, so is the Ohio Republican party doomed?

September 17th, 2021

31:19

Sure, writing prompts about murder and orgasms have no place in Hudson High School, but is the outrage there too much?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 16, 2021 Is Gov. Mike DeWine's voting for illegal legislative maps grounds for removing him and colleagues from office for misconduct?

September 16th, 2021

30:18

Cavs owner Dan Gilbert presents a grand vision along the Cuyahoga River, but is likely to happen?

 

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The Wake Up - Sept. 16, 2021 Dan Gilbert envisions thousands of homes where he once envisioned a gleaming casino along the Cuyahoga River

September 16th, 2021

6:23

A seismic change comes in Cleveland's public radio landscape for people who have yet to discover podcasts

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 15, 2021 Is the COVID-19 suffering of Ohio's children to be the legacy of Matt Huffman and Bob Cupp

September 15th, 2021

29:55

Justin Bibb wins big in the Cleveland mayoral primary, will face off with second place finisher Kevin Kelley

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 14, 2021 Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, fellow Republicans hear hours of criticism of their gerrymandering

September 14th, 2021

30:27

How Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish is making things worse at the juvenile detention center

 

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This Week in the CLE Sept. 13, 2021 How the Cleveland candidates for mayor are wrapping up the primary campaigns

September 13th, 2021

30:00

Did Ohio leaders really need to spend big to produce still-gerrymandered maps?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 10, 2021 C'mon. Did anyone really think Ohio Gov. Mike Dewine and co. would go against gerrymandering

September 10th, 2021

29:30

Flying in the face of the Ohio Constitution and the will of the voters, DeWine and fellow Republicans again stack the deck

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 9, 2021 A week after violating the state Constitution, Ohio leaders say they will provide legislative maps today

September 9th, 2021

31:51

Why we don't know who is behind the savage dark money attacks on some Cleveland mayoral candidates

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 8, 2021 Worst fears realized: Ohio children's hospitals are filling up because of COVID

September 8th, 2021

30:25

Why Cleveland's mayor and City Council elections are a once-in-a-generation reason for hope

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept7, 2021 How did the invasive, damaging spotted lanternfly get into the center of Cleveland?

September 7th, 2021

24:07

Why is Beachwood the only Cuyahoga County school district without a coronavirus plan?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 3, 2021 Why won't Ohio AG Dave Yost sue Republicans over redistricting when he was so fast to sue Democrats?

September 3rd, 2021

29:52

Yost was adamant about beating the Democrats into submission, but he sits on his hands when Republicans break the law

 

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This Week in the CLE - August 31, 2021 Ohio school districts fall like dominoes to the coronavirus in their opening weeks

August 31st, 2021

29:47

Veteran Ohio Statehouse and politics editor Jane Kahoun reflects on nearly four decades of journalism on her last day before retirement

 

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This Week in the CLE - August 25, 2021 Ohio coronavirus numbers skyrocket, one school district closes because of illness

August 25th, 2021

30:24

How does Cleveland Public Power figure into the Cleveland mayor's race?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Aug. 24, 2021 Ohio Gov. Mike Dewine blows off gerrymandering session, visits Bengals practice instead

August 24th, 2021

30:23

We're expecting revelations about Cuyahoga County government in a trial this week

 

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This Week in the CLE - August 23, 2021 Is the Ohio Democratic Party so week that it cannot find candidates for some statewide offices?

August 23rd, 2021

29:50

Who are the Ohioans who listed themselves as multiracial on the 2020 census?

 

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This Week in the CLE -- August 20, 2021 Is the Ohio Republican Party so daft it might not support incumbent Gov. Mike DeWine's re-election?

August 20th, 2021

30:01

The people screaming at Northeast Ohio school boards refuse to accept that local schools don't teach critical race theory

 

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This Week in the CLE - August 19, 2021 Have hackers infiltrated Ohio's unemployment computers or not? What's the truth?

August 19th, 2021

29:52

Which endorsement carries more weight in the Cleveland mayor's race, Mike White's nod to Justin Bibb or Frank Jackson's to Kevin Kelley?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Aug. 18, 2021 How big is this? Former Cleveland Mayor Mike White is endorsing Justin Bibb

August 18th, 2021

29:42

If Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine thinks masks for students are so important, why doesn't he just mandate them?

 

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This Week in the CLE - August 17, 2021 With government stagnated on vaccine mandates, will it be the private sector that compels people to get shots

August 17th, 2021

29:46

Why is the HB6 prosecutor working to make clear that Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is not a target?

 

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This Week in the CLE - August 16, 2021 Cuyahoga County might not be growing, but the census data shows it is becoming culturally diverse

August 16th, 2021

27:37

Former Ohio utilities chief Sam Randazzo's selling off of assets brings a judge's order to seize them

 

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This Week in the CLE -- August 13, 2021 Why is Columbus growing so rapidly while Cleveland keeps shrinking?

August 13th, 2021

31:10

Is it wise for Matt Borges to be publicly poking at the prosecutors who will try him for racketeering?

 

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This Week in the CLE Special Episode - A conversation with Dennis Kucinich, candidate for Cleveland mayor

August 12th, 2021

44:12

In a special episode of the news discussion podcast, Seth Richardson, chief politics writer, and Chris Quinn, editor of cleveland.com and The Plain …

This Week in the CLE - August 12, 2021 Why can't Ohio force people on Medicaid to work, like Republican lawmakers wanted?

August 12th, 2021

29:51

Is Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's a bonus or a curse for Council President Kevin Kelley in the mayor's race?

 

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This Week in the CLE Special Episode - A conversation with Justin Bibb, candidate for Cleveland mayor

August 11th, 2021

44:53

In a special episode of the news discussion podcast, Seth Richardson, chief politics writer, and Chris Quinn, editor of cleveland.com and The Plain …

This Week in the CLE - Aug. 11, 2021 Do Ohio's Republican Senate candidates really hate the stimulus bill, or is this about Donald Trump?

August 11th, 2021

29:44

Who did well and who did not in the City Club mayor's debate Tuesday night?

 

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This Week in the CLE Special Episode - A conversation with Basheer Jones, candidate for Cleveland mayor

August 10th, 2021

41:26

In a special episode of the news discussion podcast, Seth Richardson, chief politics writer, and Chris Quinn, editor of cleveland.com and The Plain …

This Week in the CLE - Aug. 10, 2021 Is Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley already the underdog to Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley in the Ohio governor's race?

August 10th, 2021

30:34

What are the takeaways from our special podcast episodes about each Cleveland candidate for mayor?

 

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This Week in the CLE Special Episode - A conversation with Sandra Williams, candidate for Cleveland mayor

August 9th, 2021

42:22

In a special episode of the news discussion podcast, Seth Richardson, chief politics writer, and Chris Quinn, editor of cleveland.com and The Plain …

This Week in the CLE - Aug. 9, 2021 Will anger about Cuyahoga County sentencing disparities bring reforms?

August 9th, 2021

30:38

Will controversy about Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's chose of a utilities commission chief reform that selection process?

 

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This Week in the CLE Special Episode - A conversation with Kevin Kelley, candidate for Cleveland mayor

August 8th, 2021

45:26

In a special episode of the news discussion podcast, Seth Richardson, chief politics writer, and Chris Quinn, editor of cleveland.com and The Plain …

This Week in the CLE Special Episode - A conversation with Zack Reed, candidate for Cleveland mayor

August 7th, 2021

44:11

In a special episode of the news discussion podcast, Seth Richardson, chief politics writer, and Chris Quinn, editor of cleveland.com and The Plain …

This Week in the CLE - August 6, 2021 Will the $435 million Progressive Field deal become a defining issue of the Cleveland mayor's race

August 6th, 2021

30:18

How is Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost making life more difficult for Sam Randazzo, the former Ohio utilities chief?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Aug. 5, 2021 All Cuyahoga County students should wear masks when school opens, but will they?

August 5th, 2021

30:10

Look for details today on the Indians Progressive Field lease and renovation plans

 

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This Week in the CLE Aug. 4, 2021 Did the Jewish vote clinch Shontel Brown's congressional primary election victory Tuesday?

August 4th, 2021

27:41

Wh are auditors questioning millions of dollars of FirstEnergy payments to Cleveland businessman Tony George?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Aug. 2, 2021 Is hubris the reason Ken Johnson thought he could fleece taxpayers for years without penalty?

August 2nd, 2021

31:23

Is Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine unlikely to face a serious primary challenge in his re-election drive next year?

 

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This Week in the CLE - July 30, 2021 The coronavirus is raging in Ohio again, and it looks to get a lot worse before it gets better

July 30th, 2021

30:01

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority compounds its error and doubles down on breaking the Ohio Sunshine Law

 

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This Week in the CLE - July 29, 2021 What would Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan say if forced to testify about the Jan. 6 riot?

July 29th, 2021

29:26

What's the secret we learned for resolving Ohio unemployment complaints?

 

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This Week in the CLE - July 28, 2021 Will Ohio lawmakers make marijuana legal to avoid having the question on the ballot next year?

July 28th, 2021

28:36

How much unnecessary coronavirus suffering and death have Ohioans seen this year?

 

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This Week in the CLE - July 26, 2021 We're back! And we're and talking about the Cleveland Guardians

July 26th, 2021

30:32

And why aren't any FirstEnergy execs charged with crimes now that the company has admitted its role in the Ohio bribery scandal

 

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This Week in the CLE - July 9, 2021 Since when it is a private attorney's job, and not a police detective's, to track down homicide witnesses?

July 9th, 2021

30:46

If you were paid too much in Ohio unemployment compensation, you can keep it!

 

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This Week in the CLE - July 8, 2021 How can Ohio AG Dave Yost justify not interviewing witnesses in a police killing of a Cleveland teen

July 8th, 2021

28:21

Did the Legislature just cripple the ability of the League of Women voters to work on voter outreach programs?

 

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This Week in the CLE July 7, 2021 Will Cuyahoga County try to disguise a tax increase to pay for the county jail?

July 7th, 2021

30:52

What Mike DeWine initiatives did not make it into the state budget?

 

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This Week in the CLE - July 6, 2021 New York City blinks -- and takes a cheap shot at Cleveland

July 6th, 2021

29:56

The Cuyahoga County prosecutor wants independent review on whether the county can afford a new jail

 

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This Week in the CLE - July 2, 2021 Why is Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine protecting elected officials who meet secretly?

July 2nd, 2021

28:28

Akron law requires pleasing police body camera footage, but Cleveland does not

 

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This Week in the CLE - July 1, 2021 Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine wipes out a slush fund Republican lawmakers wanted for fighting gerrymandering lawsuits

July 1st, 2021

30:20

Does the guy challenging Congressman Anthony Gonzalez have a resident problem or a hypocrisy problem?

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 30, 2021 Why do the richest Ohioans get a tax cut nearly six times bigger than the rest of us?

June 30th, 2021

30:37

What is driving people to yell at Northeast Ohio school boards about critical race theory?

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 25, 2021 That anti-vaccination bill that brought Ohio ridicule? The Ohio House just passed parts of it

June 25th, 2021

29:43

The Ohio Elections Commission refuses again to stop Larry Householder from spending campaign cash on defense lawyers

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 24, 2021 Cramming legislation into the Ohio budget could backfire for Senate Republicans, based on court precedents

June 24th, 2021

28:11

Why does the Ohio Legislature change the school report card system so regularly?

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 23, 2021 Is Ohio's anti-science vaccination proposal dead yet?

June 23rd, 2021

30:25

Why do Ohio lawmakers think they need an easier path when they commit crimes? Are the planning to?

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 22, 2021 Why did Ohio Senate Republicans take money away from poor school districts to enrich wealthy ones?

June 22nd, 2021

30:27

Why is Cleveland City Council leery of Mayor Frank Jackson's bid to create a new city department?

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 21, 2021 What can we expect to see and hear when Donald Trump comes to Northeast Ohio this week?

June 21st, 2021

29:36

Do Ohio Senate Republicans have no regard for Cleveland children exposed to lead paint?

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 18, 2021 The clock is ticking down on cities collecting income taxes from work-from-home employees

June 18th, 2021

29:43

Didn't Cuyahoga County voters change the charter to stop politicians like Armond Budish from unilaterally handing out cash?

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 16, 2021 Disgraced former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder walks into a buzzsaw by asking colleagues not to oust him

June 16th, 2021

29:52

Ohio Lt. Gov Jon Husted says banning cities from providing broadband is a bad idea

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 15, 2021 How, exactly, does Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan want to protect speech on college campuses?

June 15th, 2021

31:10

Dennis Kucinich, once the boy mayor of Cleveland, wants to serve as it's oldest mayor now

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 14, 2021 Can Greater Cleveland RTA get new trains delivered before the existing fleet dies?

June 14th, 2021

31:38

How has Cedar Point's $20-an-hour wage hurt the rest of the Sandusky tourism industry?

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 10, 2021 Are Ohio Statehouse Republicans planning to break the law? What else explains two bills they are rushing?

June 10th, 2021

32:48

Will a Donald Trump-style attack campaign by Jim Renacci work to unseat Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine in next year's primary?

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 9, 2021 The logic of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost: Google is a utility, but broadband is not?

June 9th, 2021

29:57

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Jennifer Brunner gives the Democrats hope for the chief justice's seat

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 8, 2021 Sen. Rob Portman helps author report calling the Jan. 6 insurrection an assault on democracy

June 8th, 2021

29:38

Ohio's COVID-19 hospitalizations drop to the lowest number in a year

 

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This Week in the - June 7, 2021 Was Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine being wily and strategic by lifting health orders June 2?

June 7th, 2021

29:36

After prohibiting local governments from regulating natural gas drilling, the Ohio Senate suddenly wants local control of wind turbines. Why?

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 4, 2021 Hey Cleveland Indians, why the secrecy about the 1,100-plus new names you're considering?

June 4th, 2021

31:57

Cleveland finally has a public safety director who disciplines police, and the police union wants him to resign

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 3, 2021 Yes, you might get back income taxes from cities where you did not work, but what's next?

June 3rd, 2021

29:17

Reporter Laura Han writes an essay about her experience with the pandemic

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 28, 2021 Was there ever a point to the Ohio coronavirus alert map, or was it just misdirection?

May 28th, 2021

30:49

Are Canadians so upset with their government about the U.S. border closure that it reopens soon?

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 27, 2021 How can Ohio House members justify cities taking our taxes when we don't live or work in them?

May 27th, 2021

30:30

Trying to understand Bob Cupp's motive for blocking the ouster of Larry Householder

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 26, 2021 Congressman Jim Jordan's new book: Fiction? Non-fiction? Science fiction? Or, with his Trump adoration, romance?

May 26th, 2021

29:52

Suddenly, both parties are moving to oust Larry Householder from the Ohio House

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 25, 2021 Where is Sen. Rob Portman's compassion for the unemployed as he tries to force them back to work?

May 25th, 2021

28:27

Will Ohio State University's football team lose its competitiveness if a proposed bill to pay athletes fails?

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 24, 2021 Will Gov. Mike DeWine's unemployment strategy sap the Ohio economy of more than $1 billion?

May 24th, 2021

31:19

Legal experts are shaking their heads over FirstEnergy's claim that $60 million it provided in a bribery scheme is all legal

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 21, 2021 Is Donald Trump the reason that Michigan will reach coronavirus herd immunity before Ohio?

May 21st, 2021

29:34

We go deep on Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish's State of the County speech

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 20, 2021 Wait, if the people receiving the $60 million admit it was for bribes, how can FirstEnergy call it political speech?

May 20th, 2021

29:51

If Cleveland spends $2 billion to remake the airport, won't we all have to pay for that through jacked-up ticket prices?

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 19, 2021 Why did Ohio's Jim Jordan make a bill about protecting Asian Americans into a debate about Donald Trump and defunding the police?

May 19th, 2021

26:46

Dave Yost has a chance to force the Census Bureau to do its job and help fight Ohio gerrymandering

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 18, 2021 Why won't Mike DeWine and Jon Husted use a carrot instead of a stick to get people back to work?

May 18th, 2021

29:43

DeWine is using the carrot approach for the coronavirus vaccine, but he and Husted are using big sticks to force people back to work

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 17, 2021 Is the Cleveland Browns plan for the lakefront the one that we finally make real?

May 17th, 2021

31:03

Should prison inmates get to see the letters their victims write opposing their parole?

 

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This Week in the CLE -- Special Episode: Longtime reporter and editor Mark Vosburgh hits the high notes of his 43 years in journalism

May 15th, 2021

1:03:43

Mark Vosburgh, who retired last week, talks with Chris Quinn, his frequent collaborator over nearly 30 years, about memorable stories, people and …

This week in the CLE -May 14, 2021 Whose interest is Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine serving by cutting $300 unemployment payments?

May 14th, 2021

32:25

Are the odds of winning the Ohio vaccine sweepstakes better than winning the lotter?

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 13, 2021 And end at last to Ohio's coronavirus restrictions, and $1 million drawings for people who get vaccinated

May 13th, 2021

30:28

Who will answer for the lies and incompetence at Ohio's unemployment department?

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 11, 2021 Why is Ohio turning down coronavirus vaccine shipments from the federal government?

May 11th, 2021

29:08

A $5 million grant to Cleveland's public housing agency could be the beginning of something big for people in need

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 10, 2021 Do any Ohio Republicans stand behind Rep. Anthony Gonzalez despite his censure?

May 10th, 2021

28:49

Should Rocky River leaders get people together to discuss underlying reason for the school tax failure?

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 6, 2021 Kucinich is #1, Jones is #2, but most Clevelanders don't know the mayoral candidates

May 6th, 2021

30:57

Were Ohio Republicans trying to undo voter-approved restraints on gerrymandering so they could do more gerrymandering?

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 5, 2021 Are Ohio Republicans really so venal they will censure Rep. Anthony Gonzalez for voting his conscience?

May 5th, 2021

28:09

Did Cuyahoga County ignore signs that a mother was a threat to her 6-year-old son, whom she is accused now of killing?

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 4, 2021 Another COVID-19 outrage as the Cuyahoga County Health Board fails the community yet again

May 4th, 2021

28:48

The result this time is that homebound people awaiting vaccination have been abandoned

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 3, 2021 If enough elected leaders call for it, will Samaria Rice get justice for the police killing of her son Tamir?

May 3rd, 2021

29:26

Why does a sitting Stow judge with four years left in his term so dislike his colleague that he's running for her seat Tuesday?

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 29, 2021 Is there any logic to a judge's ruling that cities can tax you even if you live and work elsewhere?

April 29th, 2021

26:25

Why would anyone trust Ohio Statehouse Republicans on their latest gerrymandering move?

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 28, 2021 Will the Ohio Supreme allow two Northeast Ohio cities to be speed traps?

April 28th, 2021

28:15

The Ohio Supreme Court slaps Secretary of State Frank LaRose hard for meddling with the Summit County elections board

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 27, 2021 With Ohio losing a seat in Congress, likely a Republican, is gerrymandering in our future?

April 27th, 2021

28:36

Cuyahoga County officials misled everyone about pandemic furloughs for employees, and the cost is millions

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 26, 2021 Is they any hope that anti-vaccination Ohioans will be persuaded to get the coronavirus vaccine?

April 26th, 2021

29:03

What is Congressman Jim Jordan's latest strategy on Major League Baseball?

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 23, 2021 Ohio's Republican legislators propose lots of election law changes, some good, some not

April 23rd, 2021

29:27

What are the election law changes that Republicans plan, even though they all hailed Ohio’s November election as safe, fair and darned near perfect? 

 

This Week in the CLE - April 22, 2021 How does an asphalt plant -- planned in secret -- fit into the vision for Cleveland's Opportunity Corridor

April 22nd, 2021

32:06

Talk about vision: The Metroparks have a grand one for the Cleveland lakefront

 

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This Week in the CLE- April 21, 2021 The Derek Chauvin verdict brings relief along with hope that it is a first step on a national reckoning

April 21st, 2021

28:57

If Cleveland City Councilman Ken Johnson can be suspended while accused of crimes, why is Larry Householder still in office?

 

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This Week in the CLE Bonus episode with Olivia Mitchell: Two days, two law enforcement shootings in Cleveland

April 20th, 2021

12:00

Reporter Olivia Mitchell talks with police and people who live near where law enforcement officers shot two people in two days, as a tense nation …

This Week in the CL- April 16, 2021 Jim Jordan's abuse of Dr. Anthony Fauci gets a "Shut your mouth" from Maxine Waters

April 16th, 2021

28:33

What we know and don't know about a 21-year-oldOhio college student who died after getting the Johnson & Johnston vaccine

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 15, 2021 Stunt or policy initiative? Congressman Jim Jordan takes on Major League Baseball

April 15th, 2021

29:17

What unflattering picture does Joh Boehner paint of former Ohio Gov. John Kasich?

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 14, 2021 Why are Ohio Republicans treating transgender restrictions as their latest wedge issue?

April 14th, 2021

31:22

How did the latest Republican candidate in the Senate Race in Ohio botch his announcement?

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 13, 202 Ohio roads are in bad shape, but do they really cost each Ohio driver $500 a year in repair bills?

April 13th, 2021

30:05

Is a land bridge from downtown to the lakefront worth $220 million in tax money?

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 12, 2021 Should we be suspicious of the Legislature's motives as it rewrites Ohio's election laws?

April 12th, 2021

29:02

Why has Cleveland City Council refused for more than a century to let the public speak at its weekly meetings, and is that about to change? 

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 9, 2021 When will the courts finally rule that cities can't collect income taxes from people working from home?

April 9th, 2021

30:06

University Hospitals responds to criticism in new court documents about its embryo disaster in 2018

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 8, 2021 To hold Donald Trump to account for the January 6 riot, Marcy Kaptur joins a lawsuit against him

April 8th, 2021

29:50

Why isn't Rocky River's superintendent being more transparent about the scandal that cost six teachers their jobs?

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 6, 2021 Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine lifts his mass gathering restrictions, and we are confused

April 6th, 2021

27:27

Cuyahoga County's latest bungling could cost taxpayers $1.2 million

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 2021 The University Hospitals embryo lab chief tells his version of the 2018 disaster that destroyed 4,000 eggs and embryos

April 5th, 2021

28:27

Asian Americans feel they have no voice in Ohio government with Lt. Gov. Jon Husted refusing to acknowledge their feelings

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 2, 2021 If Joe Biden's infrastructure plan brings a lot more trains to Cleveland, will passengers fill them?

April 2nd, 2021

29:29

Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted defends using the controversial term "Wuhan virus" by noting he has Asian American friends

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 1, 2021 The Cleveland Indians ban exploitative Native American imagery in the ballpark, but they allow Chief Wahoo?

April 1st, 2021

29:46

The Mike DeWine metric for lifting coronavirus restrictions gets worse, not better

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 31, 2021 Can Greater Cleveland become a quantum computing juggernaut with the IBM/Cleveland Clinic partnership?

March 31st, 2021

29:37

The Ohio Supreme Court does what Cuyahoga County leaders would not and reform the bail system that penalizes the poor

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 30, 2021 Jon Husted doubles down on "Wuhan virus" and Armond Budish wants to pay people to not work

March 30th, 2021

28:18

Good news on the coronavirus front: very litton the vaccine has been wasted in Ohio

 

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This Week in the CLE BONUS episode - March 27, 2021 The children of King Kennedy recount the trauma of seeing Arthur Keith killed by a cop

March 27th, 2021

22:22

Maybe you've read the stories of Keith's death. Maybe you've heard about the investigation. Today, you'll hear the story directly from some of the children who saw what happened.

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 26, 2021 Jane Timken, Josh Mandel and other Ohio Senate candidates play Hunger Games for the approval of Donald Trump

March 26th, 2021

31:34

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine finally agrees to shift surplus vaccines from rural areas where he has strong political support to cities where the Democrats …

This Week in the CLE - March 25, 2021 Can Ohio end gerrymandering despite Attorney General Dave Yost losing his battle with the Census Bureau?

March 25th, 2021

28:29

Did the Ohio Legislature put the state's political fringe ahead of science in overriding the governor's veto on health order restrictions?

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 24, 2021 Is Ohio's coronavirus trend worsening because contagious variants are infecting anti-maskers?

March 24th, 2021

25:23

Why are some men who came to Cleveland to riot last May walking away free and clear?

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 22, 202 People are moving to Cleveland to do their jobs remotely

March 22nd, 2021

28:41

Is it hypocrisy for Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to criticize the stimulus package while accepting the money from it?

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 19, 2021 Will the NFL draft in Cleveland be a super spreader coronavirus event? Where are the health and safety details?

March 19th, 2021

27:10

Is Bob Cupp using phony reasons to avoid ousting Larry Householder from the Ohil Legislature?

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 18, 2021 Former Ohio utilities chief Sam Randazzo had some interesting meetings on his calendar last year

March 18th, 2021

28:12

And a Lorain man is accused of attacking a Capitol Police officer in the Jan. 6 insurrection

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 17, 2027 In 12 days, any Ohioan 16 or over can get the coronavirus vaccine

March 17th, 2021

28:25

How did Ohio's vaccination registration site turn a lot of people into fibbers?

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 16, 2021 Census Bureau tells Ohio tough luck on your need to redraw political lines

March 16th, 2021

23:09

We have new and relaxed rules for students playing spring sports in Ohio

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 15, 2021 The pandemic did what Cuyahoga County leaders could not, forcing an age of bail reform

March 15th, 2021

27:42

Cleveland is getting more than a half billions dollars in the stimulus package

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 12, 2021 Ohio moves closer to the day when all coronavirus restrictions are lifted

March 12th, 2021

29:15

The man who shot and killed Tamir Rice will not return as a Cleveland police officer, a court rules

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 11, 2021 Why didn't Ohio list obesity as a condition for coronavirus vaccine eligibility?

March 11th, 2021

31:42

What is Bill Seitz thinking by saying he sees no corruption in the Ohio House passage of HB6?

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 10, 2021 Cleveland police face discipline for one carjacker chase while being criticized for halting others

March 10th, 2021

29:03

Should colleges take the blame for hazing deaths because they do too little to stop them?

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 9, 2021 Ohioans as young as 50 can be vaccinated for COVID-19, but good luck finding the vaccine

March 9th, 2021

27:47

Cleveland school teachers will return to the classroom this week, ending their refusal to honor a deal with the governor

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 8, 2021 Why is the Brook Park prosecutor trying to criminalize criticism of a nursing home on Facebook?

March 8th, 2021

28:22

What finally persuaded Ohio Gov. Mike DeWIne to open mass coronavirus vaccination centers?

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 5, 2021 Does Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine have a winning strategy for ending coronavirus restrictions?

March 5th, 2021

31:17

Have Cleveland school teachers broken a deal by accepting vaccinations and then refusing to return to the classroom?

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 4, 2021 How should journalists handle people like Josh Mandel when they make dangerous, outrageous statements solely to get attention?

March 4th, 2021

28:24

What happens next now that we know a police officer shot a 19-year-old man in the back in November?

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 3, 2021 The differences between the Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines, and why it's fair to compare them

March 3rd, 2021

27:31

Why the coronavirus death toll has not dropped in Ohio, no matter what the state dashboard shows

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 1, 2020 Josh Mandel calls Mike DeWine a squishy Republican, Donald Trump aims for Anthony Gonzalez

March 1st, 2021

30:36

Should schools have to give students standardized tests during this pandemic school year?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Feb. 26, 2021 Great news for Ohio at last, with much more coronavirus vaccine headed here

February 26th, 2021

26:38

Why former U.S. Attorney Steve Dettelbach might not get the job again

 

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This Week in the CLE - Feb. 25, 2021 Is Ohio on the doorstep a functioning statewide scheduling tool for the coronavirus vaccine?

February 25th, 2021

28:03

It's official: Cleveland did a poor job of letting protesters know they had to disperse before the violence began May 30th

 

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This Week in the CLE Feb. 24, 2021 -- Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose is keeping his obstacles to voting in urban counties

February 24th, 2021

26:43

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's strategy of vaccinating the elderly first proves to be a winner

 

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This Week in the CLE - Feb. 23, 2021 Cleveland City Councilman Ken Johnson finally gets indicted on charges of stealing from the city

February 23rd, 2021

28:29

Baseball and soccer fans likely will be able to attend games this summer in bigger numbers

 

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This Week in the CLE - Feb. 22, 2021 When will we see the Ohio plan for mass vaccination centers, and where will they be?

February 22nd, 2021

27:44

Could an activist investor right the ship that is FirstEnergy Corp?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Feb. 19, 2021 -- Whose the Trumpiest one of all, Josh Mandel or Jane Timken?

February 19th, 2021

29:58

Would the leaders of the Ohio House and Senate actually block a bipartisan effort to end the death penalty?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Feb. 18, 2021 -- Why do Ohio and the other states have different rules for who is eligible for coronavirus vaccines?

February 18th, 2021

27:45

Why does Ohio law require automakers to sell through dealers instead of directly to you?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Feb. 15, 2021 What was the actual reason Oho Gov. Mike DeWine was so angry Friday evening?

February 15th, 2021

29:02

How will history treat U.S. Sen. Rob Portman after he voted Donald Trump was not guilty while saying Trump actually was?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Feb. 12, 2021 Why is Ohio suddenly such a darling for international unemployment fraudsters?

February 12th, 2021

29:52

Ohio lays the blame undercounting 4,000 coronavirus deaths on a single state worker

 

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This Week in the CLE - Feb. 11, 2021 Really? Ohio grossly undercounted coronavirus deaths because it forgot to look at death certificates?

February 11th, 2021

27:16

Lots of Republican leaders in Larry Householder's district want him gone, so why does Ohio House leader Bob Cupp keep him in office?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Feb. 10, 2021 -- Is Josh Mandel's reputation too tarnished for him to win a U.S. Senate race?

February 10th, 2021

28:31

Is Ohio finally going to use mass vaccination centers to bring order to its coronavirus strategy?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Feb. , 2021 Is the death of serial killer Anthony Sowell the latest argument for abolishing the death penalty?

February 9th, 2021

28:19

If Cuyahoga County can vaccinate 23,000 teachers in a central location efficiently, why can't it do that with everyone?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Feb. 8, 2021 -- Does Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's coronavirus vaccination plan favor rural area over big cities?

February 8th, 2021

27:22

The agency accused of being the machinery of the $61 million in HB6 bribes will plead guilty

 

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This Week in the CLE - Feb. 5, 2021 Why Donald Trump -- not Gov. Mike DeWine -- should get credit for Ohio nursing home vaccinations

February 5th, 2021

28:50

Look out Ohio: Dr. Amy Acton seems like she's certain to run for the U.S. Senate

 

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This Week in the CLE - Feb. 3, 2021 Is it a good sign that don't see more mistakes with coronavirus vaccine storage?

February 3rd, 2021

27:05

Would centralizing Ohio voter lists create a bigger exposure to election shenanigans?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Feb. 2, 2021 A billion dollars to pull Ohio out of its coronavirus slump

February 2nd, 2021

28:41

FirstEnergy gives up most lucrative part of the corrupt HB6. Why?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Jan. 27, 2021 Dr. Amy Acton turns Ohio politics inside out with the chance she will run for the U.S. Senate

January 27th, 2021

30:39

Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish is accused of secretly undermining what was supposed to be a collaborative process to pick a site for the new …

This Week in the CLE - Jan. 22, 2021 Why didn't Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted tell us of the staggering number of fraudulent unemployment claims until now?

January 22nd, 2021

29:20

Isn't it important information for Ohioans to know about as soon as it become a problem?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Jan. 20, 2021 Some of the people who invaded the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6 also wanted to storm Columbus

January 20th, 2021

29:52

Cleveland State University seriously bends the rules to give a criminal a $140,000-a-year job

 

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This Week in the CLE - Jan. 19, 2021 -- Baldwin Wallace professor researches how Donald Trump bamboozled millions with false Tweets

January 19th, 2021

30:26

The federal investigation of Cleveland City Councilman Ken Johnson reaches a milestone

 

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This Week in the CLE - Jan. 15, 2021 -- What Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is doing to protect the Statehouse from violent protesters

January 15th, 2021

29:05

And a Northeast Ohio woman is charged as one of the insurrectionists in the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

 

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This Week in the CLE - Jan. 14, 2021 Dave Yost takes aim at the real reason FirstEnergy spent $60 million on corrupt HB6 - guaranteed profits

January 14th, 2021

29:53

State lawmakers inexplicably guaranteed FirstEnergy big profits. Dave Yost sues to block it because the legislation was corrupt.

 

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This Week in the CLE - Jan. 13, 2021 -- What's harder to find in Ohio, a Playstation 5 or a coronavirus vaccine? The process for getting both is the same

January 13th, 2021

29:21

Sen. Rob Portman says Donald Trump should publicly call for no violence or take the blame is violence happens

 

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This Week in the CLE - Jan. 11, 2021 -- How badly do local government leaders think Ohio is screwing up coronavirus vaccinations?

January 11th, 2021

29:30

Who is the woman from Willoughby who participated in last week's Capitol insurrection and had her house raided by the FBI?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Jan. 8, 2021 Does Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine still wish that Donald Trump won November's election?

January 8th, 2021

29:09

Cleveland has a coronavirus vaccination plan, and we have the details

 

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This Week in the CLE - Jan. 7, 2021 Does Mike DeWine's blind loyalty to Donald Trump doom him politically because of Wednesday's insurrection?

January 7th, 2021

29:37

Were there similarities between how police handled Wednesday's insurrection and how Cleveland Police handled the May 30 riot?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Jan. 6, 2021 Why won't Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tell us all about the vaccination plan he's been working on for months?

January 6th, 2021

29:04

And why won't the new Cuyahoga County Council president say for the record that he will follow the law on a sheriff's appointment?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Jan. 5, 2021 Did Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine sign Stand Your Ground into law because he fears a primary challenge?

January 5th, 2021

30:10

Why can't Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish find a sheriff who meets the requirements of the?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Jan. 4, 2021 -- Was Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine really boasting about Ohio's COVID vaccinations? Really?

January 4th, 2021

29:00

With FirstEnergy's money propping up a non-profit that was attacking Cleveland Public Power, all sorts of questions arise about motive

 

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This Week in the CLE - Dec. 24, 2020 Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine will get students back in the classrooms by vaccinating their teachers ASAP

December 24th, 2020

28:27

Dark money that paid for the House Bill 6 bribery scheme also paid for campaigns of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and his daughter

 

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This Week in the CLE - Dec. 23, 2020 Inept Ohio legislators close the year without abolishing the corrupt nuclear bailout they created

December 23rd, 2020

31:08

The Ohio Supreme Court takes up the heady issue of whether your car tire can touch the white traffic lane line

 

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This Week in the CLE - Dec. 22, 2020 A Franklin County Judge says none of us have to pay the corrupt HB6 fees in our electric bills

December 22nd, 2020

27:56

And four former Public Utility Commission members suggest FirstEnergy should be kicked out of Ohio for its role in the corrupt nuclear bailout

 

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This Week in the CLE - Dec. 21, 2020 -- Is Bill Seitz the poster child for the Ohio Legislature's continued protection of the corrupt HB6

December 21st, 2020

29:21

Does the Ohio Legislature have the votes to override if Gov. Mike DeWine vetoes Stand Your Ground

 

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This Week in the CLE - Dec. 18, 2020 -- Is Jim Jordan embarrassing Ohio with his work to subvert the election of Joe Biden

December 18th, 2020

30:47

Abortion. Stand your ground. House Bill 6 repeal. What did the Ohio Legislature get done, and what didn't it get done, in its marathon Lame Duck session?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Dec. 17, 2020 Why is the Cleveland Post Office such a disaster, and why won't the postmaster discuss it?

December 17th, 2020

29:14

How is the divorce of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos helping Northeast Ohio feed the hungry

 

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This Week in the CLE - Dec. 16, 2020 - We now fully understand Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's approach to the death penalty

December 16th, 2020

29:52

How expanding cleveland.com's Right to be Forgotten -- with Google's support -- could remove bias from our archives

 

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This Week in the CLE - Dec. 15, 2020 - Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's curfew might have stopped the post-Thanksgiving coronavirus surge

December 15th, 2020

29:09

Did Paul Dolan make the decision to rename the Indians to make the team more attractive to investors?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Special episode - Virtual gaming, cooking and more with distant friends and family this holiday

December 12th, 2020

41:07

Health experts say you should not get together in person, but here are a bunch of things you can do to make it seem like you're with those you love.

This Week in the CLE - Dec. 11, 2020 -- Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost takes a hard shot at the Republican effort to overturn the election of Joe Biden

December 11th, 2020

32:54

For a moment, Gov. Mike DeWine seemed like he was about to announce bold coronavirus steps. He did not.

 

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This Week in the CLE - Dec. 10, 2020 Is the Ohio Legislature's lax approach to the coronavirus dooming important lawmaking?

December 10th, 2020

30:23

Nina Turner? Dennis Kucinich? Emilia Sykes? Who will replace Marcia Fudge in Congress?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Dec. 7, 2020 Coronavirus on the rampage: Cleveland sets record, MetroHealth shutters facilities, ICUs fill up

December 7th, 2020

28:43

Why the story about former PUCO chief Sam Randazzo should make you even more outraged about HB6

 

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This Week in the CLE - Dec. 4, 2020 Will Republican Ohio legislators appease anti-maskers and strip Gov. Mike DeWine of his pandemic powers?

December 4th, 2020

29:32

Cleveland does a deep analysis of how it handled the May 30 downtown protest and riot

 

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This Week in the CLE - Dec. 3, 2020 Ohio state senators like Matt Dolan, sadly, appear likely to block substantial school funding reforms

December 3rd, 2020

29:00

Legislators do seem likely, though, to take away FirstEnergy's sweetheart rate scheme, created on the backs of Ohioans

 

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This Week in the CLE - Dec. 1, 2020 Ohio hospitals run out of ventilators and space for COVID patients who have died

December 1st, 2020

29:24

How bad was David Pepper's 5-year record as Ohio Democratic party chairman

 

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This Week in the CLE - Nov. 30, 2020 Why have Ohio's daily coronavirus counts become nearly useless almost overnight?

November 30th, 2020

30:02

We get insights into the Cuyahoga County jail from an illegal drug operation and the former warden

 

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This Week in the CLE - Nov. 24, 2020 Laziness? Incompetence? Why is the Cuyahoga County Health Board suddenly withholding coronavirus data from the public?

November 24th, 2020

29:07

Ohio hospital leaders are worried about not being able to treat all coronavirus patients

 

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This Week in the CLE - Nov. 23, 2020 - Data guru Rich Exner puts seven weeks of the coronavirus surge into frightening perspective

November 23rd, 2020

29:24

 The head of the Ohio PUCO quits after an FBI raid and a FirstEnergy disclosure

 

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This Week in the CLE - Nov. 19, 2020 -- Will schools, museums and people obey the Cuyahoga County stay-at-home advisory?

November 19th, 2020

29:07

We've had just under a 3rd of all coronavirus cases in Ohio since Nov. 1!

 

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This Week in the CLE - Nov. 18, 2020 -- Is Mike DeWine's Ohio coronavirus curfew a dodge to give the illusion of taking action?

November 18th, 2020

29:24

And how can DeWine say he has no evidence that his utilities commission chief -- whose home was raided by the FBI -- is not under investigation?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Nov. 17, 2020 In a Twilight Zone scenario, Gov. Mike DeWine could face a primary challenge for being too liberal?

November 17th, 2020

29:50

President Donald Trump slaps DeWineeven though the governor delivered Ohio in the election and repeatedly praises him

 

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This Week in the CLE - Nov. 16, 2020 -- The FBI is raiding the home of Ohio PUCO chief Sam Randazzo

November 16th, 2020

29:19

The heads of Northeast Ohio's hospitals implore people to take coronavirus precautions

 

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This Week in the CLE -- BONUS episode - Talking about rollicking board games for your coronavirus bubble this holiday season

November 14th, 2020

40:49

If you're heeding the warnings to avoid large family gatherings, the board game gurus at This Week in the CLE have some good ideas

 

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This Week in the CLE - Nov. 13, 2020 Are family gatherings really to blame for a sevenfold increase in Ohio coronavirus cases

November 13th, 2020

29:19

If Ohio hospitals are not worried about a capacity problem, why are they taking some steps tp preserve capacity?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Nov. 12, 2020 -- Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine takes big steps to fight the coronavirus

November 12th, 2020

29:07

Why did it take nearly six years for Cleveland to discipline anyone in the Tamir Rice case?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Nov. 11, 2020 - Should Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announce tonight he's closing bars and restaurants to slow COVID-19?

November 11th, 2020

30:41

In what could be a first, an inmate is accused of killing another inmate in the Cuyahoga County jail

 

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This Week in the CLE - Nov. 10, 2020 Why is Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost inserting himself into Pennsylvania's elections fight?

November 10th, 2020

28:21

FirstEnergy continues to clean house in its HQ amid a Statehouse bribery scandal

 

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This Week in the CLE - Nov. 9, 2020 Biden wins, and Ohio's half-century role as the nation's bellwether ends

November 9th, 2020

29:20

Other states are taking decisive actions to slow the coronavirus. Why isn't Ohio?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Nov. 6, 2020 -- Is politics or science driving Ohio's approach to the coronavirus?

November 6th, 2020

29:11

After going five months during the pandemic without a health director, Ohio finally has one, but she's not a doctor

 

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This Week in the CLE - Nov. 4, 2020 - Tuesday's results remove any remaining doubt about Ohio being a red state

November 4th, 2020

28:47

Cleveland voters give the schools the tax increase needed to continue the transformation plan

 

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This Week in the CLE - Nov. 3, 2020 -- It's Election Day, Ohio turnout is shattering records, and we have predictions

November 3rd, 2020

28:06

New information about what led FirstEnergy to fire CEO Chuck Jones amid the HB6 scandal

 

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This Week in the CLE - Nov. 2, 2020 - Joe Biden will close his campaign with a stop in Cleveland, continuing a Democratic Party tradition

November 2nd, 2020

27:40

When will Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine take formal action to slow the out-of-control coronavirus?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 30, 2020 -- FirstEnergy CEO Chuck Jones gets fired amid the scandalous HB6 bribery/racketeering scandal

October 30th, 2020

28:56

How is a New York judge dealing with robocallers who tried to discourage black voters in Cleveland?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 28, 2020 -- Are Ohio leaders not urgently investigating the coronavirus surge because they fear the answer?

October 28th, 2020

31:08

A scheme to discourage black voters in Cleveland brings felony indictments

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 27, 2020 -- Should Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine be exhorting us all to cancel our traditional Thanksgivings?

October 27th, 2020

30:01

What is lawmaker John Becker latest move in his effort to lock up Gov. Mike DeWine

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 26, 2020 Why can't we figure out what is causing Ohio's coronavirus surge?

October 26th, 2020

30:53

The first weekend of early voting has people standing in line along Interstate 90

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 21, 2020 -- Democrats fret about Frank LaRose cutting off ballot counting six days early

October 21st, 2020

29:21

Could Joe Biden really be considering John Kasich for his cabinet?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 20, 2020 - More boneheaded mistakes by the Armond Budish administration, and a scary Ohio coronavirus record

October 20th, 2020

29:08

And a Trump flag-flying printing company is to blame for delays in your ballot being mailed

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 16, 2020 - A view of the HB6 bribery scandal from inside, by someone charged in the case

October 16th, 2020

29:17

A view of the HB6 bribery scandal from inside, by someone charged in the case

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 15, 2020 - Masks? Family gatherings? What has caused Ohio's huge coronavirus surge?

October 15th, 2020

29:10

A Case Western Reserve University student wants his tuition back because of online classes

 

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This Week in the CLE -- Yet another poll shows a tight Ohio presidential race, with Donald Trump slightly ahead

October 14th, 2020

30:03

Columnist Leila Atassi visits the podcast to talk about a dramatic change in public housing

 

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This Week in the CLE - Summit County Elections board worker Tweets coronavirus nonsense on board's official account

October 13th, 2020

27:00

In Ohio, Mike Pence takes shots at Joe Biden, and Joe Biden takes shots at Donald Trump

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 12, 2020 A discussion about the Joe Biden endorsement by The Plain Dealer/cleveland.com

October 12th, 2020

29:50

The Baldwin Wallace Great Lakes poll is loaded with insights about Ohioans

 

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This Week in the CLE -- Werewolves and preposterous accusations against Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on the coronvirus

October 8th, 2020

27:50

We're still waiting on U.S. District Judge Dan Polster to fix his bumbling on ballot drop off boxes for Cuyahoga County

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 7, 2020 A federal judge's oopsie means we're clueless on dropping off our ballots

October 7th, 2020

29:19

Is the investigation of Cuyahoga County government a case of abuse of discretion by prosecutors?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 5, 2020 -- The Browns win a big one, and Frank LaRose has his day of drop box reckoning

October 5th, 2020

27:13

Why can FirstEnergy and others in the HB6 scandal keep lobbying legislators while they consider the repeal?

 

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This Week in the CLE - SPECIAL EPISODE - President Trump, COVID-19 and Cleveland

October 2nd, 2020

29:11

A discussion about the ramifications of President Donald Trump being diagnosed with the coronavirus after spending time in Cleveland

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 2, 2020 -- Did President Donald Trump get infected with the coronavirus in Cleveland or during his trip here?

October 2nd, 2020

30:26

Gov. Mike DeWine wants proof that Ohio's nuclear plants need the bailout that was forged in corruption

 

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This Week in the CLE - Oct. 1, 2020 - Dave Yost does the right thing on corrupt HB6, so why doesn't House Speaker Bob Cupp

October 1st, 2020

29:40

Cuyahoga County gets a second ballot drop box, but it's at an often-congested location

 

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This Week in the CLE - Indians pitcher Shane Bieber wins baseball's rare triple crown, a significant feat

September 29th, 2020

28:26

Like many, the Greater Cleveland Partnership wants the corrupt HB6 repealed, so why are legislators sitting on their hands? Don't they face re-election?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 28, 2020 -- The company getting the $1.3 billion bailout that was forged in corruption refuses to prove it needs the cash

September 28th, 2020

28:35

Yet another Ohio Republican rebuffs the insinuation of President Donald Trump that the election results can't be trusted

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 25, 2020 -- Dave Greenspan did the right thing when the FBI investigated Larry Householder

September 25th, 2020

29:53

The latest in the saga of the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections and its poll worker mess

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 24, 2020 -- Dave Yost goes after the corrupt HB6 while the Ohio House and Senate do nothing

September 24th, 2020

30:22

The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections makes a whopper of an inexplicable mistake

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 23, 2020 -- There's another inexplicable screwup with Ohio's unemployment system computer

September 23rd, 2020

29:49

The return of Ohio students to classrooms has not sparked a coronavirus surge, at least not yet

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 22, 2020 -- Why did Donald Trump supporters boo Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted?

September 22nd, 2020

29:31

And how will parts of Cleveland be shut down for the presidential Debate on Sept. 29th?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 21, 2020 How can Sen. Rob Portman justify his wholesale reversal on a late-term Supreme Court nomination

September 21st, 2020

29:55

How bad was the intelligence on the expected crowd for Cleveland's May 30 George Floyd protest?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Bonus episode - Hear Gov. Mike DeWine reflect on his journey leading Ohio through the coronavirus

September 20th, 2020

32:39

The governor provides insights into how he learned of the gravity of COVID-19, his internal struggles with reopening schools and what he was thinking …

This Week in the CLE - Why did state regulators change their minds and revive the Lake Erie wind project?

September 18th, 2020

28:48

How much will the closing of the IX center cost Cleveland's airport?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 17, 2020 -- Is the media partly to blame for partisan attacks on judges who make unpopular rulings?

September 17th, 2020

32:47

Ohio's chief justice slams her party for a partisan attack on a judge in an elections case

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 16, 2020 -- Now there's a federal investigation of the FirstEnergy bribery case that took down Larry Householder

September 16th, 2020

32:47

Ohio Secretary of State Frank La Rose's arguments to restrict voting get rebuffed by a judge

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 15, 2020 -- Cuyahoga County elections officials find novel way to help you vote, and Frank LaRose blocks it

September 15th, 2020

28:34

But Secretary of State LaRose is having his own challenges in getting what he wants this election season

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 14, 2020 -- Is a judge trying to rewrite Ohio election law himself, to let you apply for an absentee ballot online?

September 14th, 2020

27:23

Geraldo Rivera and his wife have a very public election disagreement on their Shaker Heights lawn

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sherrod Brown fights a coronavirus unemployment bill as too little, while Rob Portman says it's better than nothing

September 10th, 2020

34:40

Could our learning from pandemic remote learning lead to the end of geographic boundaries for school districts?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 8, 2020 -- Labor Day's storm was one of our biggest ever -- is climate change at work here?

September 8th, 2020

28:12

And we finally will start seeing which school districts have coronavirus, no thanks to the Cuyahoga Health Board

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 4, 2020 -- Ohio goes down the toilet for early warnings on the coronavirus

September 4th, 2020

28:41

Mike DeWine is confident that any coronavirus vaccine endorsed by the White House will be safe

 

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This Week in the CLE - September 3, 2020 -- Why doesn't the Ohio Senate want to measure whether remote learning works?

September 3rd, 2020

31:31

And why did Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose make a punctuation change in the Ohio voter database?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Sept. 2, 2020 -- Is the Cuyahoga County jail heading back to the problems that caused a crisis in 2018?

September 2nd, 2020

28:39

Larry Householder stuns his colleagues by showing up at the Statehouse

 

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This Week in the CLE - September 1, 2020 -- Is the move to repeal the corrupt FirstEnergy nuclear plant bailout for real?

September 1st, 2020

29:26

Does Jimmy Dimora have a glimmer of hope now for getting out of prison early

 

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This Week in the CLE - August 31, 2020 -- Cuyahoga Health Director Terry Allan again keeps critical information secret from the public

August 31st, 2020

29:06

Reporter Evan MacDonald has a fascinating examination about why we are so angry with each other across political lines

 

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This Week in the CLE August 28, 2020 -- Why does it take a governor's order for schools to disclose coronavirus cases?

August 28th, 2020

28:56

Why won't the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals and MetroHealth test their workers for COVID-19 if they are exposed to it?

 

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This Week in the CLE -- August 27, 2020 Will Attorney General Dave Yost block the corrupt FirstEnergy bailout while legislators do nothing?

August 27th, 2020

30:24

And we have a deep look inside how the utility uses its money and muscle to steamroll lawmakers

 

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This Week in the CLE -- Ohio's not anywhere close to herd immunity, and it might not matter, anyway

August 26th, 2020

29:37

A view into what schools look like as students head into classrooms

 

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This Week in the CLE - August 25, 2020 What are they thinking? Some far-right Ohio legislators want to impeach Gov. Mike DeWine?

August 25th, 2020

29:04

How does opening daycare centers to students for remote learning not defeat the purpose of remote learning?

 

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This Week in the CLE -- Democrats and Republicans, liberals and conservatives: why are we so furious with each other

August 24th, 2020

27:19

The Cuyahoga health board stands by its recommendation for remote teaching even though we are an orange county

 

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This Week in the CLE - August 21, 2020 - Mike DeWine takes a stand on Trump's call for a Goodyear boycott: Dont!

August 21st, 2020

28:35

What's the real reason Larry Householder can't find a lawyer to defend him in the $60 million bribery scandal

 

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This Week in the CLE - Donald Trump's call for a Goodyear boycott infuriates Akron and Ohio leaders

August 20th, 2020

32:01

And columnist Leila Atassi says that 100 years after women got the right to vote, they still don't have equality

 

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This Week in the CLE - High school football risks spreading coronavirus, but Ohio is allowing it anyway

August 19th, 2020

29:55

Is Frank LaRose empowered to pay the postage for your presidential election ballot?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Donald Trump's war on the Postal Service comes to Cleveland

August 18th, 2020

29:51

Was John Kasich a unifier or a divider at the Democratic National Convention?

 

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This Week in the CLE - August 17, 2020 -- InfoWars Ohio correspondent gets arrested, sparking instantly viral conspiracy theories

August 17th, 2020

29:11

What was in some of those secret documents in the Ohio House bribery case?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Troy Smith's take on the best music of the 1980s special episode

August 15th, 2020

27:29

Pop culture guru Troy Smith talks about histoplasmosis 100 songs of the 1980s with Entertainment editor Mike Norman and music aficionado Eric Heisig

This Week in the CLE - August 14, 2020 -- What is the Ohio House hiding from the FBI about the corrupt FirstEnergy nuclear plant bailout?

August 14th, 2020

28:57

How has ousted House Speaker Larry Householder's snub of Jo Ann Davidson been undone?

 

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This Week in the CLE - August 13, 2020 - Is Frank LaRose's ban on ballot drop boxes part of an anti-voting conspiracy or sound policy?

August 13th, 2020

29:35

Why are so many people flying to coronavirus-laden Florida that United Airlines increased flights there from Cleveland?

 

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This Week in the CLE - August 11, 2020 -- Did FirstEnergy try using its muscle and money to destroy Cleveland Public Power

August 11th, 2020

29:29

What was the guy who parachuted into downtown Cleveland at 2 a.m. thinking?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Aug. 10, 2020 -- C'mon Gov. DeWine, you can do better. Find a way to fix the contact tracing data

August 10th, 2020

32:24

How bad are FirstEnergy's legal troubles going to get in the aftermath of the bribery scandal?

 

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This Week in the CLE - August 7, 2020 - Are instant coronavirus tests useless? Lessons from the Mike DeWine experience.

August 7th, 2020

30:37

Why is the Cuyahoga County sheriff buying double the munitions his team used during the May 30 riot

 

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This Week in the CLE - Mike DeWine tests positive for Covid-19, a Special Episode

August 6th, 2020

25:09

Ohio's most ardent advocate for coronavirus precautions tests positive for the deadly illness, and the team at This Week in the CLE analyzes the ramifications

 

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This Week in the CLE - Aug. 5, 2020 - Kindergartners and first-graders in masks all day? Who are we kidding?

August 5th, 2020

28:27

How does the RTA police chief in Cleveland figure into the new Netflix series about the takedown of the five mob families in New York in the 1980s

 

This Week in the CLE - Aug. 3, 2020 -- Why did accused racketeer Larry Householder have a framed photo of a nuclear plant in his office?

August 3rd, 2020

32:44

The pitched battle between parents who want their children to stay home and those who want them back in schools

 

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This Week in the CLE - July 30, 2020 -- What happens if the Cuyahoga Health Board says schools should stay closed?

July 30th, 2020

28:12

Is Dave Yost's memo on how to oust Larry Householder sage advice or looniness

 

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This Week in the CLE - July 28, 2020 -- Will the presidential debate in Cleveland attract protesters bent on violence?

July 28th, 2020

29:20

What will it take to boot Larry Householder out of the House speaker seat?

 

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This Week in the CLE - July 27, 2020 -- Who is Larry Householder and what makes him tick?

July 27th, 2020

29:43

Cleveland Schools CEO makes a bold move to protect students from the coronavirus

 

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This Week in the CLE - Special Ohio Statehouse Bribery episode

July 25th, 2020

33:32

The This Week in the CLE team analyzes unanswered questions in the $60 million FirstEnergy bribery case with guest Jeremy Pelzer, a Statehouse reporter for cleveland.com and The Plain Dealer

 

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This Week in the CLE - July 23, 2020 - Is Mike DeWine really standing up for a corrupt billion-dollar-plus nuclear bailout

July 23rd, 2020

29:07

How can he trust any of the numbers that FirstEnergy provided to the state to get the bailout when court documents show the utiity paid $60 million in bribes?

 

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This Week in the CLE - The characters in the Ohio Statehouse corruption scandal

July 22nd, 2020

39:49

What secrecy laws do we have in Ohio that let politicians hire $60 million in bribes?

 

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This Week in the CLE Bonus STATEHOUSE CORRUPTION episode

July 21st, 2020

27:25

Feds say House Speaker Larry Householder ran a corruption machine, paid for with $60 million from FirstEnergy, to give the utility a billion-dollar …

This Week in the CLE - July 21, 2020 -- Good news: Ohio isn't even close to the coronavirus curves of Florida, Arizona and Texas

July 21st, 2020

29:13

The bill for damage to downtown business in the May 30 riot tops $6 million

 

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This Week in the CLE - July 20, 2020 - What's Mike Dewine up to now? Will he issue a statewide mask order?

July 20th, 2020

29:57

How is the coronavirus crackdown on Ohio bars going?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Cuyahoga government anomalies? Police abuse probe? And talking baseball with Paul Hoynes

July 17th, 2020

30:08

Also, news of a virus that is going to devastate our rabbit population

 

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This Week in the CLE - July 16, 2020 -- Gov. Mike DeWine sputters in his big coronavirus moment. Has he lost his way?

July 16th, 2020

28:39

Cleveland Housing Court Judge balances public access against protecting people in distress

 

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This Week in the CLE -July 15, 2020 - What will Mike DeWine announce in his speech? Bars closing? School news? Quarantines?

July 15th, 2020

31:06

And how should we honor Dr. Amy Acton for her coronavirus efforts



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This Week in the CLE - July 14, 2020 Cuyahoga Covid mask hotline gets hundreds of complaints - Is it a snitch line?

July 14th, 2020

30:26

How blistering was the Cleveland police monitor's report about the lax discipline of longtime Public Safety Director Michael McGrath?

 

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This Week in the CLE - July 13, 2020 The Ohio coronavirus surge is real and getting worse

July 13th, 2020

30:49

Why did Cleveland police wantonly fire pepper concentrate pellets at a man who simply was trying to enter his apartment building?

 

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This Week in the CLE Bonus episode- July 11, 2020 Columnists Leila Atassi and Ted Diadiun square off over the Indians name change

July 11th, 2020

30:22

Can two people who respect each other have a civil conversation about such a polarizing issue? Listen and find out.

 

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This Week in the CLE - July 10, 2020 - Mike DeWine finally explains why he shifted to a county-by-county Covid-19 strategy

July 10th, 2020

28:32

Broken Heart Syndrome is real, and the Cleveland Clinic says the coronavirus is making it worse

 

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This Week in the CLE - July 9, 2020 Is the coronavirus out of control in Ohio?

July 9th, 2020

28:41

Why is the Ohio Supreme Court interested in school bullying?

 

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This Week in the CLE - July 8, 2020 Mike DeWine is giving up whiplash with his policy changes. Now, a mask mandate?

July 8th, 2020

29:53

Did Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams lie? He says no.

 

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This Week in the CLE -- More video and audio contradicts police version of what sparked the Cleveland riot

July 7th, 2020

29:54

And what's up with President Donald Trump opposing a Cleveland Indians name change?

 

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This Week in the CLE July 2, 2020 - Mike DeWine will not announce today he is closing the bars. Why not?

July 2nd, 2020

26:00

Does Cleveland City Hall owe us an explanation for why the police chief claimed the Justice Center was breached by rioters?

 

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This Week in the CLE - July 1, 2020 -- Was the Justice Center breached or not during the May 30 Cleveland riot?

July 1st, 2020

28:34

Why is the Ohio Senate blocking reform of the state's wretched unemployment system?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Did the May 30th protest and riot in downtown Cleveland cause the new coronavirus surge?

June 30th, 2020

25:26

Does the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on abortion have ramifications for Ohio?

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 29, 2020 - Mike DeWine flip flops on the coronavirus, embraces a strategy he had called a "disaster"

June 29th, 2020

29:55

And the move to erect a statue of Chef Boyardee in Cleveland's Little Italy is a much-deserved honor, not the joke that some people think it is.

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 26, 2020 What is Larry Householder thinking? The Statehouse seceding from Columbus? Really?

June 26th, 2020

26:29

And we have a huge increase in fireworks complaints this year, in Cleveland and the suburbs

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 25, 2020 We finally know the percentage of positive Ohio coronavirus tests, but do we have a surge?

June 25th, 2020

29:36

Is bailout the right word for spending $7.9 million in taxes on a downtown hotel? Does it matter?

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 24, 2020 Is a hotel bailout the best use of $7.9 million in taxes?

June 24th, 2020

28:53

Gov. Mike DeWine gets tested for the coronavirus live on television while cases are surging on Ohio

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 23, 2020 - Suddenly, Ohio coronavirus cases are surging

June 23rd, 2020

32:42

And Columnist Leila Atassi gets action: Cleveland Public Power will finally give people appeal hearings before turning off the electricity

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 22, 2020 - Are Ohio and the Cuyahoga County jail the national models on the coronavirus?

June 22nd, 2020

29:06

What are the big stories we didn't talk about while the podcast was on hiatus last week?

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 12, 2020 Why did Dr. Amy Acton resign as Ohio Health Director?

June 12th, 2020

33:35

And the Beverly Hillbillies Theme song figures into the big opioid lawsuits in Northeast Ohio

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 11, 2020 - Will Cleveland City Council ever do its job and demand answers about the May 30 riot?

June 11th, 2020

32:44

Why are heroin, fentanyl and cocaine overdoses peaking in Cuyahoga County?

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 10, 2020 - Does the head of Cleveland's Public Safety Committee have a conflict of interest because his son is a cop?

June 10th, 2020

29:32

How does Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine want to deal with police responding to protests

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 9, 2020 Chagrin Falls does not like being called hysterical about a protest

June 9th, 2020

28:51

State senators want to stop Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine from setting rules for how schools reopen in the

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 8, 2020 Who are the people arrested so far in the Cleveland riot

June 8th, 2020

30:47

What do Cleveland police involved in the riot say about the city's preparation?

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 5, 2020 Did anti-protest hysteria sweep the suburb of Chagrin Falls, Ohio?

June 5th, 2020

29:47

Is it actually possible to make Cedar Point's roller coasters safe during the coronavirus pandemic?

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 4, 2020 - Is Cleveland's post-riot curfew legal?

June 4th, 2020

30:02

Did Saturday’s rioters get inside the Justice Center? Did police ever give an order to disperse before using tear gas and wooden bullets?

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 2, 2020 - Who instigated the violence during Saturday's Cleveland riot

June 2nd, 2020

28:07

And where was Police Chief Calvin Williams all day Saturday?

 

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This Week in the CLE - June 1, 2020 Why didn't Cleveland police arrest rioters as soon as the violence started Saturday?

June 1st, 2020

28:46

What's the future of downtown Cleveland, already rocked by the coronavirus and now rocked by violence?

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 29, 2020 - What are the coronavirus risks at the Rock Hall, art museum and summer camps?

May 29th, 2020

30:24

We get one small step closer to allowing nursing home visits in Ohio

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 28, 2020 - Zoos, Amusement Parks are annoyed with Gov. Mike DeWine's silence on reopening

May 28th, 2020

26:23

And legislators have added Covid-19 into the debate on plastic bag bans

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 27, 2020 Why the new push to expand coronavirus testing in Ohio nursing homes?

May 27th, 2020

31:34

The U.S. Supreme Court tells the Justice Department to protect prisoners in Elkton

 

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This Week in the CLE - Is the U.S. Justice Department to blame for Jimmy Dimora getting Covid-19?

May 26th, 2020

31:51

Mike DeWine says wearing a mask is not a political statement

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 22, 2020 How can a wedding reception with 300 people be safe during a pandemic?

May 22nd, 2020

30:17

The Northeast Ohio postal system might set a monthly record for package deliveries in May

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 21, 2020 Larry Householder is thwarted in trying to neutralize Amy Acton

May 21st, 2020

29:12

Some judges make unusual rulings on the coronavirus that surely will be appealed

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 19, 2020 Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine takes aim at bar and restaurants that break his rules

May 19th, 2020

23:18

We also talk about what the responsible restaurant owners are doing to keep diners safe from the coronavirus

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 18, 2020 Did people act responsibly when Northeast Ohio bars and restaurants reopened?

May 18th, 2020

29:06

Is there really any way to keep kids safe from Covid-19 at summer camp?

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 15, 2020 Pools, gyms, campgrounds and more are opening

May 15th, 2020

30:06

But if you need 18 people to play a baseball game, how does that fit with the prohibition of gatherings of 10 or more?

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 14, 2020 Why is Ohio's plan for reopening schools so lacking in imagination and innovation?

May 14th, 2020

26:24

Is Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish being ridiculous or brilliant in planning for huge drops in tax revenue?

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 13, 2020 - Has useful information disappeared from Gov. Mike DeWine's coronavirus briefings?

May 13th, 2020

30:30

And the science behind why wearing masks protects those around you, not you

 

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This Week in the CLE May 12, 2020 - Will the Indians play baseball in Cleveland this summer?

May 12th, 2020

29:46

And why is no one explaining why the corrupt Frank Russo was let out of prison so early?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Ohio's unemployment system coronavirus nightmare continues

May 11th, 2020

28:24

And one of Cuyahoga County's most notorious villains, Frank Russo, gets our of prison early because of the coronaviris

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 8, 2020 Special episode with Joe Marinucci on the future of downtown Cleveland

May 8th, 2020

39:30

What happens to downtown office space if people keep working from home? What's the strategy for helping restaurants survive the crisis? Can we talk anew about taking traffic out of Public Square?

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 7, 2020 - Gov. Mike DeWine misses a beat in the transparency he promised

May 7th, 2020

28:24

And the Republicans in the Statehouse are trying to thwart how DeWine is handling the coronavirus crisis

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 6, 2020 Can we see how far the coronavirus has spread in Ohio by analyzing sewage?

May 6th, 2020

26:02

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine slashes education spending, and the Ohio Turnpike is losing millions

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 5, 2020 - Provocative question: If getting Covid-19 is inevitable, why not just get it out of the way now?

May 5th, 2020

29:07

Should Cuyahoga County's cities merge into one to deal with the coronavirus economic impacts?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Why didn't Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine end his coronavirus order before Memorial Day Weekend?

May 4th, 2020

22:03

And why are protesters trying ti intimidate Ohio Health Director Dr. Amy Acton?

 

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This Week in the CLE - May 1, 2020 We don't have the zombies, but experts confirm that our new normal is dystopian

May 1st, 2020

27:43

And is Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine about to savage local school and college budgets?

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 30, 2020 The coronavirus spreads quickly in Ohio nursing homes

April 30th, 2020

22:01

And should we cut some slack to Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on his confusing messages this week on masks and graduations?

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 29, 2020 The torture of trying to register for Ohio unemployment: a first-person account

April 29th, 2020

28:47

And Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine waffles quite a bit on compelling people to wear masks

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 28, 2020 Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says you're the workplace police on coronavirus rules

April 28th, 2020

27:59

And, can a restaurant air conditioner give you the corona?

 

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This Week in the CLE - If everyone keeps working at home, what's the future of downtown Cleveland?

April 24th, 2020

29:22

And almost everything else is canceled, but organizers are trying to save July 4th fireworks

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 23, 2020 - When will Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine finally reveal his plan for restarting the Ohio economy in May?

April 23rd, 2020

30:37

How many people are watching Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s daily briefings about the coronavirus?

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 22, 2020 -- Why am I paying Cleveland income taxes when I'm working at home?

April 22nd, 2020

26:37

And is the writing on the wall about the coronavirus killing off our summer?

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 21, 2020 When will we finally get useful coronavirus data from Ohio health officials?

April 21st, 2020

30:54

And what might school look like this fall, if they even open?

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 20, 2020 Will Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine reopen the schools?

April 20th, 2020

29:43

And will employers decide to save money on rent by permanently having people work from home, now that they know it works?.

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 17, 2020 Hey Gov. DeWine, it's time for details on reopening schools, restaurants, workplaces

April 17th, 2020

30:03

The interest in how Ohio returns to life could not be higher, so how about bringing all of us into the conversation on how you plan to do that? You …

This Week in the CLE - April 16, 2020 You'll burn the house down - don't microwave that mask

April 16th, 2020

27:23

The other side of the story about the Chagrin Falls man accused of charging too much for masks, and we do not face a food shortage in Northeast Ohio

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 15, 2020 - How are police dealing with price-gouging and people who gather in crowds?

April 15th, 2020

29:58

Is now the time for government to be cutting needed services?

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 14, 2020 Mike DeWine vs Donald Trump, Chris Quinn on subscriptions

April 14th, 2020

30:09

We also talk about how our culture will change in the age of the face mask, why Pennsylvanians can't buy booze in some Ohio counties and how breaking …

This Week in the CLE - April 13, 2020 The doubters about the coronavirus restrictions are growing in number

April 13th, 2020

25:13

Should Ohio Gov. M ike DeWine reopen rural areas first and the Ohio Health Department's great mousetrap video to demonstrate social distancing.

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 10, 2020 Will I get unemployment if I walk off my job for my coronavirus safety

April 10th, 2020

27:44

And, walking, running and biking outside does pose a coronavirus risk

 

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This Week in the CLE - Why does Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost want to regulate how much toilet paper you buy?

April 9th, 2020

25:34

Rosier projections for the coronavirus in Ohio, which parts of society might be first to get back to normal and Cleveland's air pollution endangers …

This Week in the CLE - April 8, 2020 MetroHealth's light at the end of our coronavirus tunnel

April 8th, 2020

26:11

Berea City Council president protects his council members, but not the public, and we now can get mixed drinks with our takeout orders.

 

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This Week in the CLE - When will this coronavirus crisis end?

April 7th, 2020

26:08

We also talk about how unusual it is for the Ohio National Guard to be going into a federal prison and the data deficiencies that prevent us from accurately measuring coronavirus infections by race and ethnicity.

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 6, 2020 - Do health officials know something we don't about this summer and Covid-19?

April 6th, 2020

26:05

We also compare the leadership styles of Gov. Mike DeWine and President Donald Trump, and we talk about plans to find out once and for all how much the coronavirus has permeated Ohio.

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 3, 2020 Should we all be furious about the mask advice on the coronavirus

April 3rd, 2020

32:48

Limiting the number of people in stores to slow the coronavirus, what treatment for the virus might cost and separating your workday from your home life when both are at your home.

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 2, 2020- Why do more Ohio women than men have the coronavirus?

April 2nd, 2020

29:01

Where will the coronavirus stand in comparison to other events that caused many deaths? Am I safe from the coronavirus in stores?

 

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This Week in the CLE - April 1, 2020 - The reason for the wildly different predictions about the coronavirus in Ohio

April 1st, 2020

26:35

More details about face masks for all, how Ohio might return to normal when the coronavirus crisis is over and should we do an all-mail election in …

This Week in the CLE - March 31-2020 How can one coronavirus model show armageddon while another shows peace, and maybe we actually should all be wearing masks,

March 31st, 2020

29:20

The cleveland.com team talks about wildly different predictions about Ohio and coronavirus, one dire and one not so bad. And we debate whether we all have been misled all these months about not needing masks.

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 30, 2020: Will the coronavirus make our health insurance nightmare even worse

March 30th, 2020

28:56

Our podcast goes from once a week to every weekday, to discuss and answer all of the questions you are sending us through text messages.

 

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BONUS This Week in the CLE - March 28, 2020

March 28th, 2020

6:44

If you are argue that saving the economy is worth sacrificing more lives to the coronavirus, which people in your life are you willing to lose? Is it …

This Week in the CLE - March 26, 2020 - Ridiculous secrecy at the Cuyahoga health board, and are we really arguing that the economy is more important than saving lives?

March 26th, 2020

59:09

The cleveland.com team breaks down the decision to make Ohioans stay home, wonders whether Michigan's delay explains its higher numbers and analyzes …

Bonus This Week in the CLE - March 21, 2020

March 21st, 2020

6:14

How much should you trust and how much should you question your government in a crisis like the coronavirus? How does a government that stockpiles …

This Week in the CLE - March 19, 2020 - What else can Mike DeWine shut down in the coronavirus battle?

March 19th, 2020

50:05

We attempt a podcast while sheltering in place, with all of us in remote locations. Give it a listen and see how you think we did. It's all coronavirus on This Week in the CLE this week.

 

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BONUS This Week in the CLE - March 14, 2020 - Will others learn about leadership from Mike DeWine's handling of the coronavirus

March 14th, 2020

6:12

What will be the lasting impacts on our culture from the coronavirus

 

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This Week in the CLE - March 12, 2020 - The coronavirus episode

March 12th, 2020

55:54

Everything coronavirus in Ohio this week -- a conversation with the people covering it.

 

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BONUS This Week in the CLE - March 7, 2020 - What are the people who run the Cuyahoga County jail thinking? Cutting off in-person visits? Huh?

March 7th, 2020

7:05

Will the long-term result of the China coronavirus be that we're all much healthier because we know how to avoid viruses? Why can't technology end …

This Week in the CLE - March 5, 2020 - When will a candidate energize under-40 voters, and the coronavirus is turning us into germophobes

March 5th, 2020

1:02:53

We also talk about the chances you will be able to grow marijuana in Ohio and what Cuyahoga County is thinking in ending in-person visits at the embattled jail

 

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BONUS This Week in the CLE - Feb. 29, 2020 - Is county government really this incompetent, or did we make a giant mistake when we designed it

February 29th, 2020

8:45

Why hasn't the government helped prepare us for a pandemic like the China coronavirus? We finally shut down cleveland.com comments -- why can't America have civil discussions online?

 

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This Week in the CLE - Feb. 27, 2020 - No more comments on cleveland.com, transgender girls playing girls sports, Ohio prepares for the coronavirus

February 27th, 2020

1:01:59

A first for the podcast, a guest who joins remotely from Columbus. Not bad for a first try, and we'll tweak the sound in future episodes.,

 

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BONUS This Week in the CLE- Feb. 22, 2020 - Who is the real Armond Budish? Is sexism is at play in the Statehouse?

February 22nd, 2020

9:12

Questions are what we pose in the Saturday bonus episode of our podcast, This Week Week in the CLE, from cleveland.com. In our regular episode, …

This Week in the CLE - Feb. 20, 2020 Cleveland undermines countywide crime solving, Mike DeWine won’t take death penalty stand

February 20th, 2020

1:05:05

Cohost Laura Johnston and I start the podcast talking about Jane Fonda’s continuing ability, at age 82, to polarize and spark discussion. The latest …

BONUS This Week in the CLE - Feb. 15, 2020 - Why did so many people read our Jim Jordan story, and Michael Bloomberg's Ohio blitz

February 15th, 2020

7:07

Is the record-breaking high water mark of Lake Erie our new normal, is Mike DeWine going to far on distracted driving, and does the Ginn Academy have …

This Week in the CLE - Feb. 13, 2020 -- Jim Jordan goes viral, China virus fears, Jane Fonda's Cleveland arrest

February 13th, 2020

57:59

We wonder why the allegations against Jim Jordan keep coming back. We have a roundtable on all we have learned on the China virus. We get Seth Richardson's first handicap of 2020 on the presidential election.

 

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BONUS This Week in the CLE - Feb. 8, 2020 - How would Northeast Ohio deal with a coronavirus epidemic

February 8th, 2020

7:25

How would Northeast Ohio deal with a coronavirus epidemic, when will Ohio embrace helping foster kids after they leave the system and will the next …

This Week in the CLE - Feb. 6, 2020 - Watchdog reporting catches out Cleveland Public Power, Sherwin Williams stays, Cleveland has ballot chaos

February 6th, 2020

1:02:33

Columnist Leila Atassi fills in as co-host for vacationing Laura Johnston, and we get fired up about Leila's watchdog reporting on Cleveland Public …

BONUS This Week in the CLE - Feb. 1, 2020

February 1st, 2020

7:37

How far will the China coronavirus spread, how many people will be able to prosper because Cleveland won't prosecute minor marijuana cases and how effective will a countywide bag ban be if it is not countywide

 

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This Week in the CLE - Jan. 30, 2020 - What to make of the coronavirus and why Browns fans should use weed

January 30th, 2020

1:04:19

We also talk about in some depth about why Cuyahoga County treats so many juvenile criminals as adults and the seemingly loony behavior of the …

BONUS This Week in the CLE - Jan. 25, 2020 - What was Doug Dykes thinking? Can you crowdsolve a mysterious death?

January 25th, 2020

8:06

Can the case of Cuyahoga County human resources chief Doug Dykes get any stranger? Can Donald Trump win back women? Why won't the Ohio Supreme Court …

BONUS This Week in the CLE - Jan. 25, 2020

January 25th, 2020

8:06

Can the case of Cuyahoga County human resources chief Doug Dykes get any stranger? Can Donald Trump win back women? Why won't the Ohio Supreme Court …

This Week in the CLE - Jan. 23, 2020 - Will women decide the November election, and wow, do people hate the Electoral College

January 23rd, 2020

56:34

We go deep on the first Great Lakes Poll from Baldwin Wallace University. Women look likely to determine the election, and people are fed up with the …

BONUS This Week in the CLE - Jan. 18, 2020 - Is Cuyahoga County finance computer really that useless -- and other intriguing questions about the news

January 18th, 2020

9:01

Are Cuyahoga County finance computers really that lame? How much will we know aboutt any Sherwin Williams incentives? What can state youth prisons …

BONUS This Week in the CLE - Jan. 18, 2020

January 18th, 2020

9:01

Are Cuyahoga County finance computers really that lame? How much will we know abouyt any Sherwin Willaims incentives? What can state youth prisons …

This Week in the CLE - Jan. 16, 2020 - A big oopsie in Cuyahoga County tax bills, potential secrecy on Sherwin Williams incentives, and fun thoughts on Rock Hall inductees

January 16th, 2020

1:04:34

Cuyahoga County screws up the tax bills, the Chapel Hill Mall in peril, Twinsburg police shenanigans, potential secrecy in the Sherwin Williams deal …

BONUS This Week in the CLE - Jan. 11, 2020

January 11th, 2020

8:26

Is race a factor in Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost's prosecution of Cuyahoga County government's human resources chief, How wasteful is the Ohio …

BONUS This Week in the CLE - Jan. 11, 2020

January 11th, 2020

8:25

Is race a factor in Dave Yost's prosecution of Douglas Dykes, How wasteful is ODOT and the real question about shrinking Cleveland CIty Council

 

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This Week in the CLE - Jan. 9, 2020 - Is Juvenile Court failing our youth, will shrinking City Council subvert its purpose, and will the Browns ever get it right?

January 9th, 2020

1:02:05

In the first episode of 2020, we use the spiking number of youths who die by homicide and youths who commit violence to ask whether Juvenile Court is …

This Week in the CLE Bonus - Jan. 4, 2020

January 4th, 2020

7:09

Do we really need a $130,000 job for spending Cuyahoga County's opioid money, will the Cleveland airport workers ever stop breaching security

 

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This Week in the CLE - Dec. 24, 2019 - The top 10 stories of the past 10 years

December 24th, 2019

1:03:41

As the century's teen years come to a close, the reporters and editors at cleveland.com pick the top 10 news stories of the past 10 years.

 

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This Week in the CLE BONUS episode - Dec. 12, 2019

December 21st, 2019

6:46

Will Giant Eagle's bold move stop the plastic bag war, is the criminal investigation of Cuyahoga County just an expensive fishing expedition, and can …

This Week in the CLE - Dec. 19, 2019 - The top 10 stories of 2019

December 19th, 2019

1:00:21

The reporters and editors at cleveland.com discuss the biggest news stories of the year, what they mean and what the future might hold.

 

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This Week in the CLE Bonus episode - Dec. 14, 2109

December 14th, 2019

5:41

Which Ohio gun measure will prevail, is the Lake Erie wind turbine project dying and can Rob Portman convince his conservative Senate colleagues to …

This Week in the CLE - Dec. 12, 2019 - Reasons for the police HQ move, Dave Yost whiffs again, rollicking Cannonball Run tale

December 12th, 2019

1:02:31

We get into the bona fide reasons for putting the Cleveland Police Headquarters on Opportunity Corridor, strike three for Dave Yost's grab at the …

This Week in the CLE- December 7, 2019

December 7th, 2019

7:41

Much-needed answers on the Cleveland Police HQ, a question on how a Cuyahoga County firing was handled, and the Twinsburg guy who set the record …

This Week in the CLE - Dec. 5, 2019 Ohioans buying weed in Michigan, lawmaking tornado on plastic bags and why make pardons easier?

December 5th, 2019

1:00:25

We’re wondering whether the ease of buying marijuana in Michigan will bring a cultural shift of Ohio, as people in the Buckeye state embrace the …

This Week in the CLE BONUS Episode November 30, 2019

November 30th, 2019

7:31

Questions about Cuyahoga County corruption probe, government dysfunction on plastic bags and what's up with those Hallmark holiday movies

 

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This Week in the CLE - Nov. 26, 2019 - Shopping bag battle, questions about a prosecution and debating Hallmark holiday movies

November 26th, 2019

35:06

The battle over the shopping bag ban, the inexplicable prosecution of Cuyahoga County's highest ranking African-American official and we try to be …

This Week in the CLE Bonus episode - Nov. 23, 2019

November 23rd, 2019

4:44

The top stories of the week, along with lingering questions. Will City Council ask how a police headquarters fits the original vision for Opportunity …

This Week in the CLE - Nov. 21, 2019 - A police HQ on our priciest road, and the legacy of Tamir Rice

November 21st, 2019

1:02:54

The fifth anniversary of the Tamir Rice shooting and putting a police headquarters on a road designed for economic development

 

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This Week in the CLE - Nov. 14, 2019 - Anti-science legislation, Tamir Rice turning point and Play it Loud at the Rock Hall

November 14th, 2019

56:27

Anti-science legislation, Tamir Rice turning point and Play it Loud at the Rock Hall

 

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This Week in the CLE - Nov. 7, - Groundbreaking work on saving babies, Ohio drivers skipping REAL ID licenses and a medical miracle: This Week in the CLE

November 7th, 2019

1:04:47

On this week’s episode of This Week in the CLE, we’re talking about huge leaps in our understanding of why the mortality rate for African American babies is so much higher than for white babies. We also discuss some …

This Week in the CLE - October 24, 2019

October 24th, 2019

54:53

The opioid settlement, the last gasps of the fight against the nuclear bailout, a huge step forward on bail reform

 

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A bold plan for Lake Erie and big questions on guns: This Week in the CLE - Oct. 17, 2019

October 17th, 2019

1:06:23

Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish has asked the intriguing question: What if you could walk, run or ride a bike along nearly the entire …

How to spend millions to help people addicted to opioids, and a novel approach by Gov. Mike DeWine for reducing gun violence - This Week in the CLE

October 10th, 2019

44:24

Cuyahoga County suddenly finds itself with millions of dollars because of its lawsuits against companies that created the opioid crisis, and County …

Cuyahoga County is officially getting a windfall from the opioid lawsuits, and the story behind the cheese puff pyramid scheme: This Week in the CLE - Oct. 3, 2019

October 3rd, 2019

1:00:37

The cash heading to Cuyahoga and Summit counties in opioid case settlements has topped $65 million and continues to climb, which makes us wonder whether we are getting more than we actually spent on the crisis.


That’s …

This Week in the CLE 9-26-2019

September 26th, 2019

51:55

The latest blow to Cleveland by largely by southern and central legislators came this week with the Ohio Supreme Court’s death knell for the Fannie Lewis law that city leaders were using to fight poverty.


It’s just the …

This Week in the CLE - Sept. 19, 2019

September 19th, 2019

1:07:15

We talk about the growing battle over the bailout of the state's nuclear plants, the motives behind a potential Ohio vaping ban, the evolution of the …

This Week in the CLE - Sept. 5, 2019

September 5th, 2019

51:09
Episode Notes

First we had the photo of a convicted felon with a gun and lots of cash at the top of Mayor Frank Jackson’s driveway, with a police …

This Week in the CLE - Aug. 29, 2019

August 29th, 2019

1:01:09
Episode Notes

Outrage is the theme of the day for the latest episode of This Week in the CLE, with the reporting and editing team here at cleveland.com chewing on no end of stories that had our jaws dropping over the …

This Week in the CLE - August 22, 2019

August 22nd, 2019

1:17:02
Episode Notes

Is the move to purge inactive voters in Ohio a worthy effort to keep the voter rolls straight or a botched job that should be halted? …

This Week in the Cle - Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019

August 16th, 2019

58:01
Episode Notes

Ohio legislators seem ready to require universal background checks for guns, but rural legislators appear to remain dead-set against …

This Week in the CLE - Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019

August 2nd, 2019

57:07
Episode Notes

So many states seem to get by just fine without front license plates on cars, but in Ohio the debate about them rages, with law …

This Week in the CLE - July 25, 2019

July 26th, 2019

1:03:36
Episode Notes

The Ohio Legislature passed a budget bill that would have made the wealthy residents of Hunting Valley even wealthier if Gov. Mike …

This Week in the CLE - July 18, 2019

July 19th, 2019

51:05
Episode Notes

Big pharma’s showering of Ohio and the United States with highly addictive pain pills, leading to an epidemic of addiction and death while generating huge profits, became much more clear this week with …

This Week in the CLE: July 11, 2019

July 11th, 2019

1:06:53
Episode Notes

Gov. Mike DeWine tried offering an explanation this week for why he allowed federal investigators access to Ohio driver license photos for facial recognition software, but what he said raises more …

This Week in the CLE: July 3, 2019

July 3rd, 2019

35:40
Episode Notes

The two Larrys, Householder and Obhof, just couldn’t get the job done in the Ohio House and Senate, so Ohio is without a proper budget …

This Week in the CLE: Special Episode July 1, 2019

July 1st, 2019

41:41
Episode Notes

This week we use Independence Day as the reason for a special episode of This Week in the CLE, in which we celebrate the spirit of debate central to the founding of this nation by having a debate about a …

This Week in the CLE: Thursday, June 20, 2019

June 21st, 2019

1:00:41

Seven months after the release of a blistering report about inhumane conditions at the Cuyahoga County Jail, the Cuyahoga County Council has done nearly nothing to oversee reforms, and that might be why we now have two …

This Week in the CLE: Thursday, June 13, 2019

June 14th, 2019

1:02:08

Bill Mason as Cuyahoga County’s chief of staff and whether Cuyahoga County should elect a sheriff are the big-thought topics that lead off the latest …

This Week in the CLE: Thursday, June 6, 2019

June 6th, 2019

1:05:16

It was not the biggest news of the week, but prominent Cleveland defense attorney Roger Synenberg’s self-destructive decision to send an anonymous letter labeling a witness in his criminal case as a snitch sure had …

This Week in the CLE: Special Episode June 3, 2019

June 3rd, 2019

1:18:32

We did not realize it at the time, but a meeting we hosted at the offices of cleveland.com on Nov. 17, 2017, turned out to be remarkable for the insights it offers into the continuing criminal investigation of Cuyahoga …

This Week in the CLE: Thursday, May 30, 2019

May 30th, 2019

52:27

People feel passionately about Cuyahoga County Council’s decision to ban plastic bags, making it the top story for discussion on This Week in the CLE, the cleveland.com podcast discussion of the week’s news by the …

This Week in the CLE: Thursday, May 23, 2019

May 24th, 2019

1:10:17

Two Ohio legislators with no ties or accountability in Cleveland are working to block the will or Northeast Ohio voters. What gives?

On the latest edition of This Week in the CLE, northeast Ohio’s top news team – the …

This Week in the CLE: Thursday, May 16, 2019

May 16th, 2019

1:11:35

The crisis at the Cuyahoga County jail has kept crime reporter Adam Ferrise running for much of the past year, and on the latest episode of This Week in the CLE, he shares what he has learned about the latest …

This Week in the CLE: Thursday May 9, 2019

May 9th, 2019

1:03:47

In the latest episode of our This Week in the CLE podcast, we discuss a tax cut for everyone, diverting more public dollars to electric companies, a …

This Week in the CLE: Thursday May 2, 2019

May 3rd, 2019

1:05:16

What can we expect from closing I-490 for two years? Did Cleveland City Hall mislead the public about the computer hacking at the airport? What jaw-dropper did we learn about the Cuyahoga County corruption …

This Week in the CLE: Thursday April 25, 2019

April 26th, 2019

52:37
Episode Notes

This Week in the CLE: Pete Krouse on Cuyahoga’s very high taxes, Mary Kilpatrick on airport hacking secrecy, Mark Naymik on more jail revelations, Seth Richardson on Tim Ryan’s lonely campaign trail, Rich …

This Week in the CLE: Thursday April 18, 2019

April 19th, 2019

54:09

This Week in the CLE: A discussion and analysis of the week's news by the people who brought you that news. Armond Budish talks trees, Metroparks' trail troubles and Rock Hall rocks expansion idea - and more

 

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