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KENT, OH (WOIO) – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced the designation of the ‘Kent State University May 4, 1970, Site’ as a National Historical Landmark. The site joins more than 2,500 historic places that bear the national distinction. “As we approach the 50th anniversary of May 4, 1970, this recognition compels us to fully […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Slyman’s Restaurant, known as the home of Cleveland’s biggest corned beef sandwich, is getting ready for the St. Patrick’s Day crowd. St. Patty’s is their busiest day of the year. Enthusiastic corned beef lovers showed up as early as 3 a.m. to hold their position in line despite the frigid […]

CLEVELAND — One of Public Square’s historic restaurants is closing its doors after serving Clevelanders for decades. John Q’s Steakhouse will close on June 15, owner Rick Cassara told Fox 8 News Thursday morning. Cassara said shutting the restaurant down was a “business decision,” and that it was a sad day for his many longtime […]

CLEVELAND – General Electrical lighting is going to donate hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of LED lighting to local landmarks in order to bring them up to date and cut the cost of current utility bills. The company announced this morning that $200,000 will go towards illuminating Public Square and the West Side Market. […]

CNN and Fox News were left with egg on their faces on Thursday, as they got the Supreme Court’s ruling on President Obama’s health care law wrong — and even managed to make Obama initially think his health care law had been partially overturned. The trouble started early for CNN. Congressional correspondent Kate Boulduan read […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The United States Supreme Court upheld President Obama’s health care law Thursday. Here are some CLE hospitals, city officials’ responses:   “The Supreme Court’s decision today to uphold the Affordable Care Act will help us to advance our mission of providing care for all, regardless of their ability to pay.” “We […]

WASHINGTON (RNN) – In a surprise move, the Supreme Court voted 5 to 4 that Congress has the right to require Americans to buy health insurance by 2014, a key provision of the Obama Administration’s healthcare reform law. The decision is a re-election victory for President Barack Obama, who has framed the legislation as a signature […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Firefighters spent all Monday morning battling a fire on Cleveland’s west side — right next to a famous landmark “The Christmas Story House.” The good news is the “fragile” leg lamp is still standing and somehow so is the Christmas house on W. 11th Street in Tremont. The fire broke out […]

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio – Everyone was evacuated from Joey’s Restaurant in Chagrin Falls after a fire broke out in the kitchen Wednesday morning. Multiple fire departments were called to the scene shortly before 11 a.m. after the blaze spread from the kitchen and engulfed the Italian eatery. It’s not known the extent of damage to […]

From the NY Times: COLUMBIA, S.C. — Until 1923, the only school in the largely black farm settlement of Pine Grove was the one hand-built by parents, a drafty wooden structure in the churchyard.