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House Passes LaRose Initiative to Streamline Regulation, Improve Climate for Job Creation

House Passes LaRose Initiative to Streamline Regulation, Improve Climate for Job Creation

Health Insurance Companies Report Higher Premiums on Federal Exchange for Coming Year

Rates Filed with Department of Insurance Show Higher Premiums Following First Year of Enrollment

Rep. Kathleen Clyde Announces Funds for Northeast Ohio Medical University

$95,000 for equipment at new Research and Graduate Education Building

Seniors receive free admission to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on June 25

Getting out and being active is the key to staying fit later in life, so come out for a walk on the wild side with a day of activities, entertainment, exhibitors and FREE admission to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo during Senior Safari.

Cleveland Orchestra announces new “Summers@Severance” series for August 2014

Orchestra expands its summer concert offerings with three Friday nights at Severance Hall

RNC 2016 Site Selection Travel to Cleveland

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, June 2,

Celebrating the Great Outdoors

Sidney, Ohio – May 13, 2014 – Everything, or at least most things, are always better outside, right?


Presentation made during annual safety awareness event

Orangutans received cardiac ultrasounds at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

A visiting cardiologist from Michigan and a team of representatives from the Detroit Zoo helped Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's Zoological Programs staff perform cardiac ultrasounds and other health checks on two of the Zoo's Bornean orangutans today.

Ohio Grape and Wine Industry Contributes Millions to State’s Economy

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (May 27, 2014) –The Ohio wine and grape industry today released its 2012 Economic Impact report, which finds that Ohio’s grape and wine industry has a significant impact of $786 million on the state’s economy, a 34 percent increase from the 2008 economic study released in 2010.

Ohio launches network of care for PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT & WELLNESS

Columbus, Ohio, May 21, 2014 – Tuesday, Ohio launched an innovative, local-delivery public health dashboard to enhance health decision-making. This will help provide community stakeholders, providers, payers, families and individuals with key public health data and resources in an easy-to-read format.

OHIO EMA WORKS WITH LOCAL COMMUNITIES AS RECOVERY CONTINUES AFTER STORMS COLUMBUS–As residents across Ohio continue to recover from damage and flooding caused by last week’s severe storms, fiel

COLUMBUS–As residents across Ohio continue to recover from damage and flooding caused by last week’s severe storms, field staff from the Ohio Emergency Management Agency are assisting county EMAs in assessing the damage.

Ohio Unsolved Homicides: Ronald Pohl

(POMEROY, Ohio) -- As part of his Ohio Unsolved Homicides Initiative, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking for information regarding the shooting death of a Dayton man that happened 22 years ago.

Attorney General DeWine Releases Annual Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse Report

More than 450 Individuals Are Currently Listed as Missing in Ohio

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- In advance of National Missing Children's Day on Sunday, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today released the 2013 Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse Report, which documents that 18,599 children were reported missing in Ohio in 2013.

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Good and Bad News in the Diabetes Fight

Even as the epidemic skyrockets, the rate of diabetes-related complications drops

Nighttown Adds Five New Shows

New Shows

Thursday April 17 Glimpse Duo with Mike Sopko / Hamir Atwal 8 PM $10 Modern Jazz Duo from San Francisco, California featuring Shaker Hts. native Mike Sopko-guitar, & Hamir Atwal-drums & percussion. *New* Monday, May 5 Baldwin Wallace Musical Theater Program 7 PM $10. Next Generation of Musical Theater Talent takes the Stage at Nighttown! *New* Fri. & Sat., May 30 & 31 Vanessa Rubin / Don Braden Organ Quartet 8:30 PM $25. Dynamic Cleveland Vocalist and NYC Saxophonist debut music from their new CD live at Nighttown! Featuring: Kyle Koehler-organ, & Cecil Brooks-drums. *New* Sunday, June 1 Dan White Sextet + 1 3 PM $10. Rising Saxophonist Dan White leads his All-Star NYC/Columbus group for Cleveland debut at Nighttown! With special guest Theron Brown on piano. Special Matinee show! *New* Sunday, June 1 Balkan Strings 7 PM $15. All-Star Acoustic Guitar Trio from Belgrade, Serbia on US Tour. BALKAN JAZZ-SWING-WORLD FUSION & MORE…LIVE AT NIGHTTOWN!

Hospice of the Western Reserve Volunteer Education Series

Hospice of the Western Reserve is seeking volunteers to assist in private residences, nursing homes, assisted living communities, our two Hospice House locations, and hospital settings. As a vital part of Hospice of the Western Reserve’s team, volunteers come from all walks of life, and have a variety of skills, talents and abilities. Opportunities to serve are diverse: visit patients and families to provide companionship, socialization, and comfort, help with legacy work, transportation, light housework, meal preparation, run errands, make phone calls, help with clerical work, attend health fairs, make a presentation. Volunteers with specialized professional qualifications and training are also needed: attorneys, licensed hair dressers, massotherapists, pet therapy dogs and their handlers.

IRS Debunks Frivolous Tax Arguments

WASHINGTON - The Internal Revenue Service today released the 2014 version of "The Truth about Frivolous Tax Arguments." The document describes and responds to some of the common frivolous tax arguments made by those who oppose compliance with federal tax laws. The cases cited demonstrate how frivolous arguments are treated by the IRS and the courts. The 2014 version includes numerous recently-decided cases that demonstrate that the courts continue to regard such arguments as illegitimate.

Akron Zoo partners with Hattie’s Gardens to improve the community

The Akron Zoo and Hattie Larlham are pleased to announce a newly formed partnership, Hattie’s Gardens at the Akron Zoo. Hattie’s Gardens will transform two acres of unused land at the Akron Zoo into sustainable gardens that grow chemical-free produce for Akron and Northeast Ohio residents. The partnership will focus on making healthy eating possible through accessibility, affordability and environmental responsibility. Hattie’s Gardens is a Hattie Larlham vocational program that employs adults with developmental disabilities. The garden site project will begin in April for the 2014 growing season. A community celebration is planned for the end of June.

USDA Announces Funding to Train and Educate Next Generation of Farmers and Ranchers

WASHINGTON, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the availability of more than $19 million in grants to help train, educate and enhance the sustainability of the next generation of agricultural producers through the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP).

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