News
News Home
Quick Bites
Exploradio
News Archive
News Channel
Special Features
NPR
nowplaying
On AirNewsClassical
Loading...
  
School Closings
WKSU Support
Funding for WKSU is made possible in part through support from the following businesses and organizations.

Meaden & Moore

Area Agency on Aging 10B, Inc.

Akron BioInnovation


For more information on how your company or organization can support WKSU, download the WKSU Media Kit.

(WKSU Media Kit PDF icon )


Donate Your Vehicle to WKSU

Programs Schedule Make A Pledge Member BenefitsFAQ/HelpContact Us
Ohio


Medina schools considering levy after withdrawing one in May
Other noon headlines: GOP chairman meeting with black leaders in Cleveland; Captain America wraps shooting; Mayor Jackson says no 'systemic failure' in Nov. shooting


 
  • GOP chairman meeting with black leaders in Cleveland
  • Captain America wraps shooting
  • Mayor Jackson says no 'systemic failure' in Nov. shooting
  • Medina schools considering levy
    The Medina Board of Education will consider Monday whether to place a levy on this fall's ballot. 

    The move comes just weeks after the district pulled a levy from the May ballot amidst controversy over then-Superintendent Randy Stepp's contract. 

    That agreement included salary and education expenses that drew fire from teachers and parents. 

    Stepp agreed to return a signing bonus, reimburse the district for his education, and eventually sued for breach of contract. The board had pulled the May levy saying the controversy poisoned the atmosphere to the point that it should be withdrawn.
    A national Republican Party leader is meeting with black community leaders in Cleveland tonight as part of an effort to expand the party with groups that have been voting Democrat.

    GOP chairman meeting with black leaders in Cleveland
    GOP National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus plans to have a "listening session" with community leaders tonight at St. John AME Church. 

    He says he wants to better engage minority communities, which generally voted heavily for Democratic President Barack Obama last year. Obama won Ohio in 2008 and 2012.

    Former state school board member and Ohio State University quarterback Stanley Jackson is among black leaders taking part in the session, and the GOP says it’s planning similar meetings around the country.

    Captain America wraps shooting
    The gridlock in Cleveland during a Hollywood film shoot could be wrapping up.

    Officials say today marks the final day of a two-week shutdown of the West Shoreway, a key commuter route into downtown Cleveland.

    The resulting traffic jams combined with construction led to blocked intersections, delays and angry motorists. The city responded by posting police officers to direct traffic at numerous intersections at rush hour.

    The closed highway is scheduled to reopen Saturday.

    City officials hope the gridlock pays off in polishing Cleveland's movie-friendly image.

    The city will play a role in the film "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson and Robert Redford.

    Mayor Jackson says no 'systemic failure' in Nov. shooting
    Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson today provided an update into the investigation of a deadly police shooting last November.
    Jackson says some officers did not follow orders during the nearly half-hour pursuit that ended with the shooting deaths of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams in East Cleveland.

    And he disagrees with Attorney General Mike DeWine that a – quote – “systemic failure” led to the shooting.
    “There was a failure. It was not systemic. It was a failure on the part of some supervisors and some patrol officers to do what they knew they should have done, and what they were trained to do."
    The investigation into the deadly chase has resulted in a firing, demotions and suspensions among the more than one-hundred officers involved.
    Add Your Comment
    Name:

    Location:

    E-mail: (not published, only used to contact you about your comment)


    Comments:




     
    Page Options

    Print this page

    E-Mail this page / Send mp3

    Share on Facebook



    Stories with Recent Comments

    Bridgestone exec indictments are latest step in a billion-dollar price-fixing case
    Why is O.P.E.C Not investigated and charges brought against it and it's member companies? It sounds exactly the same...

    Ohio's new drilling rules rely on known earthquake faults
    requiring drillers to place seismic monitors when they drill within 3 miles of known fault lines. This comment really upsets me!! What good does an instrument t...

    Kasich's gubernatorial ad focuses on his blue-collar roots
    John Kasich is the biggest con-man in America. He will say one thing and then do the opposite. He is terribly successful at fooling the public and he is worki...

    Cab drivers who refuse to drive Gay Games taxis will be replaced
    the irony is that most americans distrust or hate muslims much more than they hate gays!! silly ignorant bigots-GO HOME!!!

    New transportation companies come to Cleveland
    Ride-sharing companies are breaking laws and regulations every day. From regulatory fee evasion to use of smartphone while driving (and even two smartphones(!) ...

    Cleveland anti-poverty agency executive resigns amid financial probe
    That committee won't be too independent. He plans to stay on until after the new appointee is chosen.

    How can you wipe a criminal record clean?
    Great article! NO CLINIC in May 2014, however, because it's graduation month for students For the next dates of the FREE Legal Clinic to help with Expungment,...

    Drilling remains suspended while ODNR investigates NE Ohio earthquakes
    Flaring and lights, so has all been halted? Also, smell of HS2 and sounds of an auger/drilling/water rushing underground. So, has all been halted? In light of t...

    Will the Ohio River carry fracking wastewater?
    Texas $ vs. WV citizens . Who will our governor listen to?

    Copyright © 2014 WKSU Public Radio, All Rights Reserved.

     
    In Partnership With:

    NPR PRI Kent State University

    listen in windows media format listen in realplayer format Car Talk Hosts: Tom & Ray Magliozzi Fresh Air Host: Terry Gross A Service of Kent State University 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. NPR Senior Correspondent: Noah Adams Living on Earth Host: Steve Curwood 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. A Service of Kent State University