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VIVIAN GOODMAN / WKSU

Cleveland’s restaurant renaissance has been widely recognized. But closer to home, east siders still argue with west siders about which side of the Cuyahoga River has the best cuisine.

Diners at a recent gourmet feast have cast their votes on the issue, and WKSU’s Vivian Goodman tallies the results in today’s Quick Bite.

Competition is fierce, but friendly, at the first-ever “East versus West” competition of Cleveland chefs.

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JO INGLES / OHIO PUBLIC RADIO

Groups around the state are starting to mobilize the people they hope will turn out this fall by organizing statewide voter-registration drives.

The Ohio Organizing Collaborative encompasses 20 organizations, including liberal-leaning churches. It's trying to get Ohioans to exercise their right to vote this fall. Pastor Michael Harrison is with the Union Baptist Church in Youngstown.

Ohio's Teen Birth Rate Drops Along With the Nation's

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CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL

Teen birth rates have fallen in Ohio and across the country. That’s according to findings from the Centers for Disease Control. For Ohio Public Radio, WCPN's Nick Castele reports racial disparities in those numbers have also lessened.

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NEXUS GAS TRANSMISSION, LLC.

A new study commissioned by the City of Green says that routing the NEXUS pipeline through the city would cost $123 million in property and income taxes over the next 50 years.

The study conducted by Cleveland State University focused on the fiscal and economic impact the pipeline would have on the city’s schools, businesses and day-to-day operations.

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TIM RUDELL / WKSU

Federal regulators have blocked Akron-based FirstEnergy and Columbus-based American Electric Power from imposing controversial rate hikes  on customers to bring in money for struggling coal and nuclear plants.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission says the deals that state regulators approved last month for FirstEnergy and AEP aren’t valid unless they get federal approval. Among those celebrating is Todd Snitchler, who’s with a group of electricity generators that opposed the utilities plans.

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