Cleveland State University

Quicken Loans RNC stage
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Nearly a year after the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, a report on its economic impact in Northeast Ohio has yet to be released. The researchers hired to complete the report submitted a draft but its release date is not known.

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COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP FOR ARTS AND CULTURE

A new study finds that theater in Cuyahoga County has an economic impact of more than $900 million.

The study looked at professional, independent and school theater productions over a five years.

Researchers combined the income of theater workers with the income of jobs in industries related to the theater as well as the income of jobs that are supported by spending by theater employees.

Utica Shale Drillling RIg
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How much has shale drilling meant to Ohio’s economy? A new report by researchers from Cleveland State and Youngstown State universities says more than $50 billion since 2011.   

The study, led by Andrew Thomas of Cleveland State, used government and industry data to determine how much has been invested in developing Ohio’s Utica shale.

But he says that’s only part of the picture.

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YOUTUBE

Cleveland State University has selected the head of the Colorado Film School to direct its new School of Film, Television and Interactive Media.

Frederic Lahey is coming to Cleveland to do what he did in Colorado: Start a film school from scratch. 

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Cleveland Cavaliers

A petition drive is underway to stop the city of Cleveland from spending $88 million to help renovate Quicken Loans Arena. The Cuyahoga County Progressive Caucus, Greater Cleveland Congregations, and two service unions want voters to decide if the city should help fund the upgrades. What happens if they’re successful is uncertain.

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