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Louis Stokes (1925-2015)

By: Andrew Samtoy

We wanted to highlight some of the things people were saying on social media about Louis Stokes and his long, illustrious career.  Check out the end for a timeline of his life.  

 

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Water, water everywhere

By: Andrew Samtoy

We joined the Mayor's Office of Sustainability and PechaKucha Cleveland for a series of presentations about water in Northeast Ohio. We were fortunate to be able to interview some of the presenters about why they think water is one...

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H.O.L.A.

By: Andrew Samtoy

This week, we went to a meeting of H.O.L.A. (Hispanas Organizadas de Lake y Ashtabula) in Painesville. The group is primarily made up of people originally from Mexico. After a packed meeting, mostly focused on citizen advocacy and...

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Cleveland's Police: Not Alone

By: Andrew Samtoy

The US Department of Justice has already investigated plenty of police departments in other cities, including our neighbors Pittsburgh and Detroit.  Here is what happened in three of those investigations - and what it might...

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The response to Holder

By: Andrew Samtoy

What has been the response to Eric Holder's investigation into the Cleveland Police? 

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