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Watch “Get Healthy, Stay Healthy: Conversations with MetroHealth” a Virtual Event Series! 93.1 WZAK’s Bijou Star and Z107.9’s Ro Digga talk with doctors and nurses from MetroHealth about how to stay healthy during this time! Telehealth, In-Person or Emergency Care? ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Preventing/Managing Diabetes (October 1, 2020) ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Importance of Screenings (September 24, 2020) ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Customers must use cash at all Home Depot stores on Saturday. The store said their computers are down nationally. A sign on a door at the Cleveland Heights location apologized to shoppers for the inconvenience. A worker at the Cleveland Heights location said workers are trying to fix the issue, sometimes […]

BEREA – The City of Berea has announced the detection of lead in its drinking water distribution system that exceeds the federal/state ‘action level.’ Lead can cause serious health problems, especially for pregnant women and young children. Residents can reduce their lead exposure by running water for 30 seconds to 2 minutes before using in […]

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS – A new study released Thursday by Northeastern University and the Environmental Working Group shows harmful types of PFCs, known as PFASs, can be found in drinking water across 27 states, including in the Cleveland Heights system. PFCs are commonly found in water-resistant products, such as nonstick frying pans and stain and water-resistant clothing. […]

Panera Bread will add 10,000 jobs to its delivery service, which it plans to have at 35% to 40% of its locations by the end of 2017, the chain said Monday. The positions will be in-store and driving roles. Panera Delivery began in 2015. With the new digital and mobile ordering, customers may request food […]

BEREA, OH (WOIO) – Monday night’s Berea City Council meeting began with Mayor Cyril Kleem addressing the city’s water issue first uncovered by Cleveland 19 News. “The insinuation from the news report is that Berea is another Flint, or potentially another Flint. That’s not the case,” he said. “We recognize we have residents who get […]

For decades, ex-felons returning to their communities have been met by obstacles that made it difficult for them to get back on their feet. Most were banned from affordable public housing, certain jobs, and obtaining grants to go to college because of their criminal records. Unable to find housing or decent jobs to support themselves […]

Marissa Alexander, the black woman who many feel was unfairly jailed per Florida’s seemingly disparate application of its “Stand Your Ground” laws, was released from prison Tuesday afternoon, according to local Jacksonville station 4JAX. Alexander will come home, but will spend the next two years under electronic monitoring – and on her own dime. SEE […]

  CHARDON, Ohio – A judge affirmed the Geauga County Common Pleas Court ruling that sent TJ Lane to prison for three life terms for the 2012 Chardon High School shooting. Lane’s attorney challenged an Ohio law that allowed his case to be transferred from juvenile court to adult court, a statute also being challenged in an […]

  *Dear Ms. Corey, This is an emotional letter to write as the topic affects so many women’s rights presently and for years to come.  Your offices’ decision to seek a 60-year jail sentence for Marissa Alexander sends a terrible message that women not only no longer have the right to defend themselves,but also have […]

CLEVELAND – Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is catching on with a trend that is in several airports already. The airport introduced a new program that takes some of the hassle out of finding parking. The new system uses sensors to guide drivers to open spaces in the hourly/daily garage. As air travelers enter the garage, signs indicate the […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland’s Horseshoe Casino launched it’s new bus program on Monday. Horseshoe Cleveland partnered with local company Lake Front Lines to bring a regular bus service to Northeast Ohio neighborhoods. Lakefront will operate line runs Monday through Friday from the following cities right to the Casino’s entrance on Prospect Avenue: • Akron […]