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Iceland 1, Columbus 0

By: Dan Moulthrop

I understand the whole thing about politics and sausage-making, but that doesn't seem like a good enough reason to do it behind closed doors. As I understand the situation, legislation happens the way it does because it's just...

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I've got a bias

By: Dan Moulthrop

I've got to get something off my chest. I've got a bias. It's a very particular point of view, born of my own personal experience. The things is, in journalism, it's hard to have a point of view, particularly on a topic that...

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Back to the airwaves, part 2

By: Dan Moulthrop

If you missed the show on WJCU (Saturday, 8:30 a.m.) you can hear it right here.

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Back to the airwaves

By: Dan Moulthrop

I love radio. There's nothing quite like the intimacy it allows. When it's done well, it feels like a conversation recent transition to a new form government in Cuyahoga County and some of the stumbles along the way. (If you want a...

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Lessons from the Mobile Town Hall

By: Dan Moulthrop

Last Wednesday, we spent the lunch hour with about 20 or 30 citizens and Akron Deputy Mayor Dave Lieberth at the public library and the municipal building. The conversation was fantastic, and people weren't even in the same room....

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