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  1. Cleveland minimum wage, part-time workers' rights initiatives missing from list of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 |

    Two petition-driven initiatives that Cleveland city officials feared would kill jobs and threaten to undermine the city's economic recovery appear to have missed the November ballot. A proposal to phase in a $15 minimum wage in Cleveland and a proposed city charter amendment seeking to establish a "part-time workers' rights commission" and set strict rules on scheduling, wages and promotions did not appear on a tentative list of local ballot issues released Friday by the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections.


  2. Cleveland artist to live inside giant wooden sphere made from demolished housesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 |

    In case you missed it, that's "home" spelled backward. It's also the name of a performance piece/installation Naji will unveil Friday night in front of Prosperity Social Club , 1109 Starkweather Ave., as part of the September Walkabout Tremont.


  3. Michigan businessman proposes Cleveland charter change to champion part-time workers'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 |

    As a controversial proposal to set Cleveland's minimum wage at $15 an hour works its way through the legislative process, another petition-driven initiative has emerged, pitting the city's business owners against the people they employ -- and threatening to undermine the city's economic recovery, city officials fear. The proposed city charter amendment seeks to establish a "part-time workers' rights commission" and sets strict rules on scheduling, wages and promotions.


  4. Prosecutor will decide Monday on charges in Cincinnati Zoo caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | The Plain Dealer

    A decision on whether the family of a 3-year-old boy who crawled into the Cincinnati Zoo's gorilla exhibit should face charges is expected to come Monday, reports say. "People are saying things and they have opinions about something they know nothing about," Grand Rapids, Michigan, resident Kim O'Connor tells .


  5. Food Network top carver Stephen Baity of Akron cuts up Saturday in HartvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | The Plain Dealer

    They're ripe, juicy, and works of art. Local chef Stephen C. Baity, familiar to "Cake Wars" audiences on Food Network , will be showing off his skills with fruit and vegetable sculptures 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday May 21 at Hartville MarketPlace & Flea Market , 1289 Edison St. NW, Hartville, 44632.


  6. Lake Erie Monsters up 2-0 in playoff series on comeback winRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 |

    Daniel Zaar's goal with 3:14 left in the third period gave the Lake Erie Monsters a 4-3 comeback win over the Grand Rapids Griffins on Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena, and a 2-0 lead in the team's best-of-seven American Hockey League playoff series. The teams meet in the third game of the Central Division Final series and Western Conference semifinal at 4 p.m. Sunday in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


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