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Rep. Antonio introduces bipartisan bill to increase hate crime protections for LGBT individuals

Rep. Antonio introduces bipartisan bill to increase hate crime protections for LGBT individuals

State Rep. Nickie Antonio (D-Lakewood) today introduced legislation to expand the scope of ethnic intimidation law and include specified crimes committed based on a person’s actual or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity along with disability, ethnicity and gender.

Presidential Candidates Must Outline Clear Budget Priorities

Presidential Candidates Must Outline Clear Budget Priorities

In less than a year, a new president will be inaugurated. The voters of Ohio will have a major role to play in determining who occupies that office.

Bluesman Colin Dussault unveils RNC ‘It’s Gonna Be A Riot’ T-shirts | cleveland.com
By March 31, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Bluesman Colin Dussault unveils RNC ‘It’s Gonna Be A Riot’ T-shirts | cleveland.com

The idea for the new shirt came to Dussault like a lightning bolt, he said. “This ‘Greetings From Cleveland — It’s Gonna Be A Riot’ idea came out of the blue.

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Corporations Grow Nervous About Participating in Republican Convention – The New York Times
By March 31, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Corporations Grow Nervous About Participating in Republican Convention – The New York Times

The companies are facing pressure from civil rights groups to stay away from the Cleveland convention, given the emergence of Donald J. Trump as the probable nominee.

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MSNBC To Broadcast All Weekend In Lakewood From The Root Cafe
By March 10, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

MSNBC To Broadcast All Weekend In Lakewood From The Root Cafe

MSNBC has set up a remote for broadcasting at the Root Cafe. MSNBC will be starting things off with their Morning Joe show beginning at 6am Friday morning and then running all of their other shows from the Root Cafe site through Sunday.

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Twitter rents out Greenhouse Tavern for Republican National Convention
By January 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Twitter rents out Greenhouse Tavern for Republican National Convention

The Republican National Convention in July will draw hundreds to downtown Cleveland — including Twitter.

Lakewood Hospital referendum too late for March ballot, elections board says
By January 26, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Lakewood Hospital referendum too late for March ballot, elections board says

A ballot issue asking voters whether they want to overturn Lakewood City Council’s decision to close Lakewood Hospital won’t make in on the March 15 ballot, elections board spokesman Mike West said late Thursday.

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How much in donations did Build Lakewood raise and spend this fall?
By January 5, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

How much in donations did Build Lakewood raise and spend this fall?

How much in donations did Build Lakewood raise and spend this fall? Did we really outspend our neighbors at Save Lakewood Hospital? Our Treasurer Ron Petrie dispels the rumors and misinformation by separating fact from fiction:

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By November 2, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

I Wanna Be Elected

Alice Cooper’s 1972 hit, ELECTED. #VOTE!

ICYMI: Notes and Slides from Lakewood Election Lecture at The Side Quest
By October 31, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

ICYMI: Notes and Slides from Lakewood Election Lecture at The Side Quest

A group of about 30 people met at The Side Quest on Tuesday to learn about the various issues a Lakewood voter will see on the ballot on November 3rd.

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