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2012 Election: We can handle the truth!

By: Daryl Rowland

With the passing of Neil Armstrong fresh on our minds, let’s be clear that you don’t put a human on the moon by overlooking gravity or fudging your calculations. You break new ground by facing the challenges squarely...

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Art for therapy's sake

By: Daryl Rowland

Particularly since we have so many military families, it would seem that art therapy could play a greater role in improving outcomes of cases that defy talk therapy and even more importantly, it could help many at risk children and...

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The best beaches ever - why not?

By: Jill Miller Zimon

If we build it, they may come. But if we don't clean what's around it, they'll never stay.

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Spokeswoman for a healthier commute

By: Taryn Gress

If you haven’t noticed, biking is really taking off in Northeast Ohio. As the cost of gasoline goes up and our streets become more biking friendly, there are fewer and fewer excuses not to ride. There are incredible advocates...

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Get out there and move!

By: Taryn Gress

I recently finished the national bestseller Born to Run by Christopher McDougall, an inspirational story about a method of living that we’ve actually known for 10,000 years, but recently rediscovered--running to be...

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