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ACLU Ohio

One of the state’s leading civil liberties organizations is opposing Issue 1 – the victims’ rights constitutional amendment known as Marsy’s Law. 

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OHIO CASINO CONTROL COMMISSION

In spite of having plenty of opportunities to gamble, Ohio has a rate of problem gambling that’s less than half the national rate of 2.2 percent, according to a study just released by the state. The state is still keeping an eye toward developing problems.

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FLICKR

The president of Cleveland State University is under fire for his response to fliers that were apparently put up by a hate group. The fliers, which were found last Thursday, target the LGBT community by suggesting they commit suicide.

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M.L. SCHULTZE / WKSU

Rebuilding Akron as a 21st century city could mean overhauling zoning codes, embracing its historical architecture and putting city streets on a diet – by narrowing freeway-size lanes to pedestrian friendly paths. Those were among the steps highlighted at a conference at the John S. Knight Center today on ways to rebuild the city’s population to 250,000 by 2050. WKSU’s M.L. Schultze spoke with one of the national urban planners who focuses on the attraction of cities.

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CAFARO COMPANY

Bids are due tomorrow from cities hoping to get the nod to land Amazon’s second headquarters. Niles is among those hoping it has a chance.

The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber is submitting Enterprise Park on its application. The undeveloped property is more than 100 acres and is located near Eastwood Mall.

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