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Friday, August 23

Heaton, Theiss to Speak at Tri-C West about Reporting on 9/11

In the hours after hijacked planes hit the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, writer Michael Heaton drove to Manhattan, where he spent the next several days covering the biggest news story of his lifetime.

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SKYLIGHT FINANCIAL GROUP NACB GAELIC GAMES FINALS BRINGS 2,300 ATHLETES TO NORTHEAST OHIO

Gaelic Football, Hurling and Camogie Championships to be Held at Barton-Bradley Fields Aug. 30 – Sept. 1

Gaelic Football, Hurling and Camogie Championships to be Held at Barton-Bradley Fields Aug. 30 – Sept. 1

Attorney General DeWine Announces Second Quarter Update on National Mortgage Settlement; Ohioans Received $383 Million to Date

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that today's release of monitor's data shows more than 10,000 Ohioans have received more than $383 million in consumer relief from the National Mortgage Settlement since it was announced last year.

Thursday, August 22

Notre Dame College Appoints New Dean of Students

Notre Dame College’s new dean of students has led campus life at postsecondary institutions for more than a decade, including directing a small living-learning community on a much larger university campus.

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Cleveland Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program

Another industrial brownfield has been investigated and remediated

Through the voluntary efforts of the city of Cleveland, another industrial brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) and is targeted for redevelopment into a residential neighborhood.

Black Conservatives Reflect on 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

On August 28th, Americans will observe the 50th anniversary of the "March on Washington" civil rights rally.

On August 28th, Americans will observe the 50th anniversary of the "March on Washington" civil rights rally. Black conservatives affiliated with the Project 21 leadership network are sharing their reflections on the anniversary by talking about the lessons learned since that day, how the March affected their lives and how American society has changed since that day in 1963

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BASIC Hair Care (BASIC) announced its official launch to the hair care community at the historic Bronner Bros. International Hair Show in Atlanta, GA

Streamlined to deliver only what's needed to get results

Streamlined to deliver only what's needed to get results

Few improvements on state report card, CMSD reaffirms commitment to Cleveland Plan

The Ohio Department of Education released its 2012-2013 school report cards today, and results show few improvements

The Ohio Department of Education released its 2012-2013 school report cards today, and results show few improvements

Wednesday, August 21

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Ohio State Rep. Reece to Speak to Ohio Civil Service Employee Association

Cincinnati lawmaker will announce “Voter Bill Of Rights” initiative

CINCINNATI—State Representative Alicia Reece (D-Cincinnati) will be speaking at the Ohio Civil Service Employee Association Luncheon, this Thursday, August 22nd, 12 p.m. at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel. Rep. Reece will speak to over 500 delegates about voting rights in Ohio, her work on the issue and her voting rights initiative.

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DAVITA VANCE-COOKS TAKES THE OATH OF OFFICE AS PUBLIC PRINTER OF THE UNITED STATES

Washington, DC – In a ceremony attended by her family and friends along with GPO employees, business partners, and other stakeholders, Davita Vance-Cooks took the oath of office as Public Printer of the United States today.

AMERICA’S FAVORITE SUMMER SERIES “SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE” COMES TO PLAYHOUSESQUARE FOR ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY!

ONLY ONE PERFORMANCE! OCTOBER 15 at 8:00 pm

Cleveland, Ohio - So You Think You Can Dance

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School supply shopping is a ritual for many heading back to school.

School supply shopping is a ritual for many heading back to school.

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Frank G. Jackson, Mayor, City of Cleveland, To Debate at City Club, Wednesday, September 18th at Noon

Cleveland OH, August 16, 2013. Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Mayor, City of Cleveland will participate in a debate hosted by the City Club of Cleveland at Noon Wednesday, September 18th

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PRSA GREATER CLEVELAND NAMES MEDINA NATIVE 2013 NORTHEAST OHIO PR STUDENT OF THE YEAR

PRSA GREATER CLEVELAND NAMES MEDINA NATIVE 2013 NORTHEAST OHIO PR STUDENT OF THE YEAR

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National Nonprofit Partners with the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the Cleveland Foundation to Host Economic Summit

ICIC’s annual Inner City Economic Summit comes to Cleveland October 23-24, 2013

ICIC’s annual Inner City Economic Summit comes to Cleveland October 23-24, 2013

Tuesday, August 20

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ODU and OU Announce Med School Early Acceptance Program

New Ohio Dominican University and Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Partnership Assures Top High School Students a Path to Medical School

New Ohio Dominican University and Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Partnership Assures Top High School Students a Path to Medical School

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Rep. Clyde Announces Over $635,000 for Local Public & Private Projects

State Funds Awarded to KSU Liquid Crystal Institute & Davey Resource Group

State Funds Awarded to KSU Liquid Crystal Institute & Davey Resource Group

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FEAT/REV: NEW BOOK TEACHES MINORITIES HOW TO BATTLE TYPE II DIABETES IN TODAY'S FAST FOOD CULTURE

As many as 5,225 new cases of diabetes are diagnosed each day according to the American Diabetes Association. This is hardly surprising.

First public polling with FitzGerald winning

Today, Public Policy Polling (PPP), one of the most accurate pollsters in America, released the first public poll to show former FBI agent and Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald leading Ohio’s Governor John Kasich in a straight matchup.

Individual tickets for 2013-14 Cleveland Orchestra season on sale now

CLEVELAND – Individual tickets for The Cleveland Orchestra’s 2013-14 season

Monday, August 19

Horizon Science Academy Cleveland Enrolling 9th Graders and Kindergarten

HSA Cleveland elementary school, located on the same campus at 6000 S. Marginal Road in Cleveland, reports that it has space available for its Kindergarten class. Please call 216-432-9576 for enrollment information. School begins on August 20, 2013.

Wednesday, August 14

Another March, Another Dream

50 Years After Martin Luther King Jr. Made History

50 Years After Martin Luther King Jr. Made History

How Payday Lenders Skirt State Crack Downs

State after state has tried to ban payday and other high-cost loans

The Ohio legislature banned high-cost loans in 2008, but loopholes in regulation has allowed the industry continue to peddle payday loans.

EDUCATION SECRETARY ARNE DUNCAN ANNOUCES EIGHT TEACHERS SELECTED FOR 2013-2014 TEACHER AMBASSADOR FELLOWSHIPS

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the names of eight teachers selected to be Teaching Ambassador Fellows for the upcoming 2013-2014 school year.

Three teachers will serve as full-time employees at Department of Education headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Ohio Wine Producers Association

August 24 from 7 til 9 pm at the Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Avenue, Youngstown

Ohio EPA Workshop to be Held in Ashtabula Sept. 4

State, Federal Help Available to Redevelop Blighted Properties

Ohio EPA is offering a free workshop to inform communities of the state and federal resources available to help redevelop brownfields, or blighted properties.

Will You Love Me for Breakfast?

Taco Bell, Wendy’s and Popeyes have expanded some of their locations to include breakfast items.

For years, McDonald’s, Burger King, Chick-Fil-A have all been dominate forces in the breakfast game. Recently, others have been testing the market.

Taste of the Browns Helps Cleveland Foodbank Tackle Hunger for Northeast Ohio

The Cleveland Browns and local culinary stars team up to raise awareness, money for charity

Celebrating 15 years of tackling hunger for Northeast Ohio families, the Taste of the Browns Celebrity Dinner returns to the Cleveland Browns’ FirstEnergy Stadium on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013.

Yates Selected as New Tri-C Nursing Dean

Vivian M. Yates, a nursing administrator and faculty member with more than 30 years of clinical and educational experience, has been named the new dean of nursing at Cuyahoga Community College

Vivian M. Yates has held faculty and administrative positions in bachelor’s, associate and practical nursing programs and served with a national accrediting organization.

Congresswoman Fudge, joined by 204 Democratic House Members calls on Speaker

Boehner to Restore Nutrition Assistance in the Farm Bill

WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS, OH – Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) signed a letter that was delivered to House Speaker John Boehner today, calling on the Speaker to restore funding for SNAP (food stamps) and other nutrition programs to the farm bill.

Tuesday, August 13

Camp Bow Wow Chagrin Falls is Opening!

Bark Your Calendar!

Camp Bow Wow Chagrin Falls will officially open for business on Monday, August 19th.

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Cleveland's COOL, SMOOTH & JAZZY Annual Celebrity Benefit Hair & Fashion Show

SAVE THE DATE! Sunday, November 10, 2013, Neon Health Services and Jay Honda presents Cool, Smooth & Jazzy

The 16th annual Celebrity Benefit & Hair Show will feature hair fashions by local salons and barber shops. Clothing fashions will be provided by local, national designers, boutiques, and retail stores.

CEDAR POINT HIRING FOR HALLOWEEKENDS

SANDUSKY, OHIO – Friday the 13th could be your lucky day!

Cedar Point is looking for people who make frightful first impressions as the park gears up for its 17th annual HalloWeekends this fall, which opens this September on Friday the 13th. As students return to school, Cedar Point recruits hundreds of seasonal employees who want to earn some extra money working weekends.

FAIRFAX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL THE BIG WINNER IN NATIONAL LOTS2GIVE VIDEO CONTEST

Big Lots to Present $20,000 to Cleveland Area School

Big Lots CEO David Campisi will present Fairfax Elementary School with the $20,000 grand prize