Cleveland State University

Jim Renacci
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Here are your morning headlines for Monday, October 2nd:

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KAREN KASLER / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Here are your morning headlines for Monday, September 18th:

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CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY

Cleveland State University has created a specialized research center to search for solutions to the opioid crisis.

The Center for Behavioral Health Sciences focuses on addiction science, policy research, education and links to mental illness. The center will work with local partners, like Saint Vincent Charity Medical Center.

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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.

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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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KENT STATE UNIVERSITY LIQUID CRYSTAL INSTITUTE

Kent State University and Cleveland State University are sharing a $400,000 grant to help commercialize research with real world benefits.

The funding comes from $10 million in grants from the Ohio Third Frontier Commission, which tries to give a boost to the state’s economy through startups and technology companies.

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NEXUS GAS TRANSMISSION, LLC.

A new study commissioned by the City of Green says that routing the NEXUS pipeline through the city would cost $123 million in property and income taxes over the next 50 years.

The study conducted by Cleveland State University focused on the fiscal and economic impact the pipeline would have on the city’s schools, businesses and day-to-day operations.

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CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY

Cleveland State University could soon receive $7.5 million  from the state’s capital budget to create a new School of Film, Television and Interactive Media.

The funds proposed in the budget would be used to construct a new building for the school on the university’s downtown campus.

Once established, the school will allow for greater collaboration with the Greater Cleveland Film Commission.

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PRINCETON PRIZE IN RACE RELATIONS

The Princeton Prize for Race Relations for the Cleveland Branch will be presented this Thursday, recognizing high school students who volunteer to improve race relations.

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