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Temperatures will climb to around 80 degrees today with partly sunny skies. It will become cloudy overnight bringing a chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid-60s. Read More
MLB: Boston Red Sox 3, Goalies 1
Gaming kiosks: Ohio is accepting applications from bars and restaurants that want a sports betting kiosk, and more than 1,000 have already started the process. Sean McDonnell reports that the state law legalizing sports betting has created multiple ways to place bets, including mobile apps, physical sports betting, and kiosks that will be available in bars, restaurants, and bowling alleys. January 1st.
Jail Renovations: Plans for a second review of potential Cuyahoga County Jail renovations narrowly passed Monday after two county board members voted against the spending. Councilor Dale Miller and Chief of Staff Joseph Nanni, who was replacing Councilor Nan Baker on the control board, said they did not support a $150,000 contract for DLZ Architecture. Miller thinks a prison renovation “isn’t feasible,” reports Kaitlin Durbin.
Tyler’s Law: All 65 rides at this year’s Ohio State Fair are being inspected under new protocols established with Tyler’s Law, named after a Columbus man who was killed five years ago after being ejected from a merry-go-round. Laura Hancock reports that Ohio officials have outlined the new protocols, which require more documentation from ride owners and state inspectors, who will look for signs of cracking, “pitting” – in which small holes show an area of metal that has begun to corrode – or more serious corrosion.
Two Cleveland sisters, ages 10 and 13, were impregnated last year during rapes by the same perpetrator. We talk about how often young girls can get pregnant, amid controversy over a 10-year-old rape victim in Columbus, on Today in Ohio, cleveland.com’s daily half-hour podcast.
District 13: Ohio State Board of Education member Kirsten Hill challenges state senator Nathan Manning for his seat in a contest where voters must choose between a pragmatic and moderate incumbent and a conservative one. Laura Hancock reports that Manning and Hill want to represent Ohio’s new Senate District 13, which includes Lorain and parts of Erie and Huron counties.
Toxic chemicals: Lorain County is home to 35 facilities that reported toxic releases in 2020 to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Combined, these facilities released 1,281,861 pounds of 127 separate toxic chemicals into the environment, reports Zachary Smith.
Ranking of hospitals: For the 28th consecutive year, the Cleveland Clinic ranked first in the nation for Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery in the U.S. News & World Report 2022-23 Best Hospitals Rankings, released today. The clinic, however, fell to fourth on US News’ honor roll for top hospitals overall, down from No. 2 the previous two years, reports Julie Washington. University hospitals were ranked the third best in Ohio.
Aduhelm: Alzheimer’s patients across the country may be forced to stop taking the Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm due to a change in federal rules, reports Julie Washington. Under new Medicare rules, patients with dementia can only get Aduhelm if they have a mild form of the disease and participate in a drug trial.
electric truck: The Ford F-150 Lightning has arrived. And while the all-electric truck has a long queue for buyers, dealerships in Greater Cleveland now have Lightning trucks ready to try out, reports Sean McDonnell. Don’t expect to order one and get it soon; Ford halted reservations for the 2022 model after it topped 200,000.
Cold room: Another food cold storage is potentially coming to northeast Ohio, this time slated for Lorain County. Berkshire Refrigerated Warehousing plans to build a 200,000 square foot refrigerated warehouse in Sheffield, reports Sean McDonnell.
Shane Bartec: Witnesses are set to appear today in the trial of the woman accused of killing an off-duty Cleveland police officer in a botched carjacking. Cory Shaffer reports that prosecutors and defense attorneys spent much of Monday selecting the jury to decide the case of 18-year-old Tamara McLoyd. She is charged with aggravated murder, murder, aggravated robbery and several other charges related to the December 31 murder of Shane Bartek.
Supremacist trial: A Mogadore man who authorities say idolized the Unabomber, threatened to kill the mother of his children after learning that the woman gave information to federal probation officers after pleading guilty to lying to the FBI , reports Adam Ferrise. Details of Andrew Dodson’s life, including that authorities believe he used white supremacist codes in his email address, are expected to come to light in a trial that began Monday before a federal court in Cleveland.
police shooting: A Wellington police officer shot a knife-wielding man during a clash with officers, according to body camera video released on Monday. The officer who fired the shot on Saturday evening then administered first aid to Scott Bakker, 37, of Courtland Street. On Monday, Bakker was in stable condition at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland with a bullet wound to his abdomen.
Canal Park: Canal Park has always had the approval of Akron. In the 25 years since it was built, the park has grown — not in physical size but with its footprint in the community, reports Marc Bona. It is home to a class AA baseball team as well as a host of family entertainment options.
CMA: Public tickets starting at $15 for adults go on sale at 10 a.m. next Monday for the Cleveland Museum of Art’s upcoming exhibition, “Impressionism to Modernism: The Keithley Collection.” Steven Litt reports that free tickets for members can be reserved starting today by visiting the exhibit page on the museum’s website.
RV life: Jeff and Patti Kinzbach, hosts of “Rocking the RV Life,” have struggled with rising fuel costs while traveling across the country for the past few years. Annie Nickoloff reports that the couple break down some of the ways they save money on fuel in the latest episode of their podcast.
‘White noise’: “White Noise” – filmed in Cleveland last year – will open the 79th Venice Film Festival on August 31, reports Joey Morona. Directed by Noah Baumbach and starring Adam Driver and Greta Gerwig, scenes were filmed in Cleveland Heights, Wellington and Canton, and on the campuses of Oberlin and Baldwin Wallace, among others.
Springsteen concert: When tickets for the first batch of shows from Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band’s 2023 tour went on sale, Ticketmaster reportedly sold its “platinum” tickets for face value amounts that soared to $5,000 before fees through a dynamic pricing model, reports Troy Smith. Thankfully, those hoping to catch Springsteen’s show at Cleveland’s Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse on April 5 won’t have that problem.
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