Rob Portman and Ted Strickland

Trade is one issue that leaves Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman and his Democratic challenger, former Gov. Ted Strickland, trading blows with one another. 

Trade has been a top issue in the ads and debates in Ohio's U.S. Senate race. And it’s somewhat ironic that Portman’s view on trade is closer to that of Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, and Strickland’s is more like Republican nominee Donald Trump.

Indians World Series
Amanda Rabinowitz / WKSU

The Indians lead the Chicago Cubs in the World Series after winning last night at Progressive Field, 6-0. Heading in to Game 2 tonight, WKSU’s Amanda Rabinowitz reports the team is embracing the motto “Cleveland against the world.”

Edward Hills

A former executive at MetroHealth Medical Center has been indicted by a federal grand jury. For Ohio Public Radio, WCPN’s Nick Castele reports the charges include racketeering and conspiracy to commit bribery.

The indictment alleges that Dr. Edward Hills gave MetroHealth dentists inflated bonuses and allowed them to work additional part-time jobs, in exchange for cash and such gifts as a TV and Louis Vuitton briefcase. Three other dentists were also indicted in the case.

Black Lives Matter rally

One-in-three eligible American voters are people of color, and this presidential election has the most ethnically and racially diverse voter base in American history. But the campaigns have been using strong, racially charged language.

In this installment of the Statehouse News Bureau’s series featuring voices of voters, correspondent Andy Chow talked to voters to get their perspective on how campaign rhetoric has impacted them as people of color.

Vice President Joe Biden

Vice President Joe Biden was in Cleveland today to talk about boosting cancer research.  He addressed the Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit.