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Canton McKinley football scandal that led to the firings of 7 coaches takes new twist

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Canton McKinley pizza controversy that led to the recent firings of seven coaches has taken a new turn. The former football head coaches’ attorney said he has photos of the alleged victim with pork ribs at a charity event. This is the same student-athlete who says football coaches forced him on May 24th to eat pork against his religion. He is Hebrew Israelite.
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Independence, OHCleveland Scene

How Independence Uses Zoning to Codify Segregation

When the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless learned that Independence Mayor Gregory Kurtz was exerting his influence to force Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry out of a contract with the Ramada Inn on Rockside Road, it attempted to get in touch. Kurtz never responded, and so the organization penned an open...
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First-degree felony charge filed against Frank Q. Jackson, grandson of Cleveland mayor

CLEVELAND — Frank Q. Jackson, the 24-year-old grandson of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, is facing a new first-degree felony charge stemming from his January arrest. Cuyahoga County Court documents show that Jackson is now facing a first-degree felony charge of assault involving a peace officer. Jackson was previously facing a second-degree felony for assault and continues to face a third-degree felony charge of failure to comply.
Cuyahoga County, OHMorning Journal

ADAMHS Board Launches “Life is Better With You Here”

The Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County joined the statewide “Life is Better with You Here” suicide prevention campaign, with the goal of reaching Black and African American residents of Cuyahoga County with messages of hope and mental health and addiction resources, according to a news release.
Cleveland, OHCrain's Cleveland Business

Crain's editorial: A great eight in the mayor's race?

Being the mayor of a big city is hard work. Maybe harder than ever, thanks to COVID. And yet eight people want to succeed Frank Jackson as mayor of Cleveland. The candidates who filed petitions by last week's deadline to enter the race include longtime elected officials and first-time candidates: Justin Bibb, chief strategy officer of tech nonprofit Urbanova; attorney Ross DiBello; Ward 7 councilman Basheer Jones; council president Kevin Kelley; Dennis Kucinich, former congressman and former Cleveland mayor; former Ward 2 councilman Zack Reed; Cuyahoga County deputy sheriff Landry Simmons; and state Sen. Sandra Williams.