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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Target announced on Thursday plans to increase the hourly minimum wage for all current and new employees. The company will increase its minimum wage to $13 in June. The increase is part of Target’s commitment to pay employees a minimum of $15 an hour by the end of 2020. “Our team is Target’s […]

The Ohio Department of Transportation says it’s running out of cash to fund new projects while still maintaining current roads. The only way out, the director says, is a substantial increase to the state’s gas tax. Lawmakers heard testimony Thursday morning on a proposal to increase the state’s gas tax by 64 percent, from 28 […]

CLEVELAND – Cleveland Hopkins International Airport has proposed a new per-trip fee for shuttles and limo services. The airport said the fee will fund needed upgrades, but customers worried the cost will be passed on to them and mean longer wait times. The $4 per trip fee would apply to each commercial ground transportation vehicle […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Thursday the Downtown Cleveland Alliance released its 2017 annual report and it shows the resurgence is not slowing down. Many wondered if the growth could be sustained after the Republican National Convention in 2016 and it appears the answer is yes. Housing: There are currently several apartment projects in various stages of construction. The Halle […]

The wage increase will take place in spring, beginning with existing employees.   If you’re looking for a job, Target may be a great place to send your application. The corporation announced Tuesday that it will increase its starting minimum wage to $12 an hour as part of its commitment to pay a minimum wage […]

CLEVELAND– Getting to Cleveland’s West Side Market may soon get a little easier, but cost you a small fee. The city of Cleveland announced today paid parking will begin at the West Side Market on Tuesday, February 27. According to the city’s news release,  the new parking structure will relieve congestion and improve overall customer […]

CLEVELAND– The Cleveland Indians will expand the safety netting at Progressive Field for the 2018 season, the team announced on Wednesday. The net will extend from Section 164 down the third-base line to Section 140 down the first-base line. The Indians said they plan to use the latest technology in order to, “minimize the intrusion […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – It’s going to cost you more for your Netflix account as you’ll find out very soon. Netflix will be sending out notifications starting Oct. 19 to current customers by for those who are thinking about signing up now the new prices are already in place. This will be the first increase since October 2015 according […]

(RNN) – As the remnants of Hurricane Harvey hung over southeast Texas on Tuesday, gas prices crept a little higher across the nation. More than one-third of the United States’ oil refining capacity is located near where the storm made landfall on Friday. The damage to the refineries cannot yet be assessed because of dangerous flooding, but […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Big news for city of Cleveland employees. Mayor Frank G. Jackson announced Monday that anyone who does not make at least $15 per hour will be moved to that amount. The increase will be effective April 2018, corresponding with the third year of the City’s union contracts. “I have made a […]

AKRON, Ohio – Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan announced a proposal for a quarter-percent income tax hike on Thursday morning. If approved by city council, a levy would be placed on the November ballot. Police, fire and Emergency Medical Services, and streets would each get about one-third of the funding. The income tax increase would pay […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Officials at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport released passenger data for 2016, which shows more users chose CLE than in 2015. Passenger traffic finished at 3.98 percent more in 2016 than in 2015. An estimated 8,422,676 passengers used Hopkins in 2016, which is up from 2015 by approximately 322,603 passengers. The addition of […]