Articles in the Breaking News Category

Ohio House Staff Member Resigns After Sexual Harassment Complaints
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Posted in Aside Left, Breaking News, Lifestyle on 24 September 2018
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Ideastream.org By Jo Ingles Posted September 24th 2018 (PHOTO: DOMINIC PARETTI)   OHIO REPRESENTATIVE JANINE BOYD D-9-D A legislative aide in the Ohio House has resigned after sexual harassment complaints that were filed against him by two female co-workers. Dominic Paretti resigned his job as a legislative aide after two women he worked with accused [...]

Former Chicago Police Commander Accused Of Torture Dies At 70!
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Posted in Breaking News, Featured Article, Lifestyle on 20 September 2018
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Ideastream.org By Vanessa Romo Posted September 20th 2018 (PHOTO: FORMER CHICAGO POLICE COMMANDER JON BURGE)   Disgraced former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge, who was convicted of lying about torturing suspects, died at 70 in Florida on Wednesday. Burge was accused of leading a crew of rogue detectives who abused more than 100 African-American men. [...]

Medicaid Providers Say Background Checks Make It Harder To Get Opioid Treatment. Medicaid Disagrees!
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Posted in Aside Right, Breaking News, Health & Fitness on 20 September 2018
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Ideastream.org By Karen Kasler Posted September 20th 2018 (PHOTO: OHIO MEDICAID DIRECTOR BARBARA SEARS)   OHIO MEDICAID ASSISTANT DIRECTOR JOHN TASSIE ADDRESSING OHIO LEGISLATURE REGARDING BACKGROUND CHECKS) Ohio Medicaid says it will continue to enforce a new rule requiring background checks of Medicaid providers. Some of them say the new practice will cost some good [...]

Report: Trump Administration Needs To Step Up On ‘Obamacare!’
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 18 September 2018
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Associated Press By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar September 18th 2018   A congressional watchdog said last week the Trump administration needs to step up its management of sign-up seasons under former President Barack Obama’s health care law after mixed results last year in the throes of a failed GOP effort to repeal it. The report from the [...]

MetroHealth System Can Now Expand To Eight Other Counties!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 18 September 2018
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Ideastream.org By Amy Eddings Posted September 18th 2018   MetroHealth is no longer just Cuyahoga County’s public hospital.  It will be able to start operating inpatient facilities in eight other surrounding counties —Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit and Wayne— as a result of a new law passed by state lawmakers.  It’s a major change [...]

Mandel Files To Run For Congress, But He May Just Be Keeping His Campaign Account Open!
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Posted in Breaking News, Lifestyle on 14 September 2018
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Ideastream.org By Karen Kasler Posted September 14th 2018 (PHOTO: OHIO TREASURER JOSH MANDEL REPUBLICAN)   CONGRESSWOMAN MARCIA FUDGE D-11TH DISTRICT The term limited state treasurer has revealed what he may be planning as his next move. But though Josh Mandel filed paperwork that suggests he’ll run for the 11th Congressional district near Cleveland – that [...]

2018 Ohio School Report Cards!
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Posted in Breaking News, Education on 14 September 2018
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Ideastream.org By Mark Urycki Posted September 14th 2018   DEBE TERHAR PRESIDENT STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION The Ohio Department of Education released report cards for school districts as well as individual school buildings yesterday. More than 600 Ohio school districts got their report cards Thursday and for the first time they will get an overall [...]

Middleburg Heights City Council Overrides Mayor’s Veto On Hiring Special Counsel!
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Posted in Breaking News, Lifestyle, MXO Business Report on 13 September 2018
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WKYC.com Posted September 13th 2018 (PHOTO: MAYOR GARY STARR, MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS)   MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS COUNCIL PRESIDENT MATTHEW CASTELLI Gary Starr, the longest serving mayor in the state of Ohio, will now face an investigation. There are new developments in the ongoing saga between the mayor of Middleburg Heights and city council. Gary Starr, the longest [...]

Homeland Security Shifted $10 Million From FEMA For Immigrant Crackdown, Senator Says!
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Posted in Breaking News, Lifestyle, MXO Business Report on 13 September 2018
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Yahoo.com By Nick Visser, HuffPost Posted September 13th 2018   The Trump administration transferred nearly $10 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency earlier this year to fund immigrant detention and deportation efforts, according to a document released Tuesday by Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore). The lawmaker first shared the documents with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, saying [...]

Cleveland Indians Remove Chief Wahoo From Uniforms For Series In Toronto!
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Posted in Breaking News, Lifestyle, Sports on 12 September 2018
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Yahoo.com By Jack Baer, Yahoo Sports Posted September 12th 2018 (PHOTO: MLB COMMISSIONER ROB MANFRED)   LINDOR AND RAMIREZ TORONTO SERIES SEPTEMBER 2018 The Cleveland Indians are slated to end the use of the infamous Chief Wahoo logo on their uniforms next season, and they provided a little preview how that’s going to look last [...]