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Editorial: It’s a short, short ballot with some big, big issues
By big-election standards, most would agree it’s a short ballot; that’s because it is. But in this case, what is lost in quantity is more than offset in quality. Obviously, we refer to the signific...
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: Another FPW ends; mindset should not
Last week the National Fire Protection Association brought its annual safety awareness campaign to the forefront by reminding people everywhere — including our own Cleveland and Bradley County home...
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: Utility celebration was a family affair
Now that Cleveland Utilities is 75 years — and one week — old, and the public company is setting its sights on the next 75, it is all-the-more appropriate to reflect one final time on last week’s b...
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hungry children: It’s a real U.S. problem
While most Americans will worry about eating too much this holiday season, 16 million of our country’s children live in households that struggle to afford food, according to a 2012 report from the ...
Oct 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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A fifth-grader seeks help from Cleveland
In a shrinking world where the Internet has become the research tool of choice and the influence — both positive and negative — of social media is giving rise to a new strain of “couch potatoism,” ...
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Viewpoint: Education is pivotal for prisoners’ rehab
America’s “get tough on crime” movement has created the world’s largest prison population, but is it working? If the measure is recidivism (repeat offender) rates, the answer is no. More than half ...
Oct 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Various pros and cons of our marijuana laws
Voters in seven states, one U.S. territory, and at least 17 cities and counties across the nation will face a marijuana initiative when they go to the polls in November. For some, the question is e...
Oct 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saying ‘thank you’ for our CU amenities
Cleveland Utilities today put the wraps on a 75th Anniversary celebration whose biggest candle atop a crowded birthday cake came in tribute to the bash’s most deserving honorees — its customers, an...
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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