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WKSU

A new survey finds that four Ohio metropolitan areas have some of the biggest shares of seriously underwater homes in the country, and Cleveland tops the list.

The study by California-based ATTOM Data Solutions, defines a seriously underwater home as one with mortgage loans worth 25 percent or more than its value. The company’s senior vice president, Daren Blomquist, says Cleveland’s top ranking is not all bad news.

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OXICLEAN

The newest tool in the fight against fentanyl is a household cleaner. WKSU’s M.L. Schultze reports.

Attorney General Mike DeWine says researchers have found the household cleaner OxiClean is effective in cleaning up spills of the synthetic opioid fentanyl.

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CLEVELAND CLINIC

The Cleveland Clinic says it will pull an annual fundraiser from Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort after all.

The Clinic had initially resisted pressure from health professionals and others over the Republican president's support for repealing the Affordable Care Act and cutting federal budget dollars to medical research. It had said the event was not political.

The clinic said this morning it made the decision to pull the event after "careful consideration" of various issues. It did not elaborate.

James Pint
M.L. SCHULTZE / WKSU public radio

Except when he's visiting his wife in a nursing home, 89-year-old James Pint's preferred transportation is a bike. That's what he takes to church, and what he takes to pick up a few items at Marc's. Three or four trips a week, as much as a mile-long ride.

White Buffalo Woman
White Buffalo Woman

This Saturday, more than 130 bands and musicians fill Akron’s Highland Square neighborhood for the annual PorchRokr Festival. They’ll perform on porches, sidewalks and stages on several city blocks. For this week’s Shuffle, The Devil Strip music editor Brittany Nader shares two of her favorite artists in the lineup.

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