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NASA Glenn, CWRU team up to commercialize groundbreaking water purification technology

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 09:45
NASA Glenn Research Center has developed a water-purification treatment that kills bacteria and removes other harmful elements from water. Case Western Reserve University graduate students are working to implement and market the technology. James F. McCarty, The Plain Dealer

Ted Cruz is surging in Iowa, but would you invite him to Thanksgiving dinner? Ted Cruz in the news

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 09:44
Nationally, few people think Ted Cruz would say something inappropriate if he came over for Thanksgiving. Stephen Koff, Washington Bureau Chief

New Cleveland curiosities shop one of many spaces at 78th Street Studios to host Black Friday open house (photos)

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 09:38
Enter if you dare: 78th Street Studios newcomer Pugsley's Room will showcase its oddities and curiosities when it and 20-some galleries host Black Friday Open House at the Cleveland art complex. John Petkovic, The Plain Dealer

See which nonprofit CEOs are the highest compensated in Cuyahoga and Summit counties (database)

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 09:13
Search our database of nearly 200 nonprofits to see which CEOs are the highest compensated. Andrew J. Tobias,

Former Raspberries singer Eric Carmen accuses brother of mismanaging money

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 09:12
Eric Carmen, the former frontman for the 1970s rock band the Raspberries, has accused his brother of mismanaging the singer's money, leaving his trust fund in a "financial mess." Cory Shaffer |

Why halfway houses have grown in Ohio

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 09:12
Oriana House, the second-largest halfway house operator in the state, has grown rapidly in recent years as more funding for prison alternatives and addiction treatment has become available. Andrew J. Tobias,

CEO of Akron halfway-house agency among country's highest compensated nonprofit human-service executives

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 09:10
James Lawrence, president and CEO of Akron-based Oriana House, which receives heavy taxpayer support, received $623,922 in total compensation in 2013. That package included base compensation of $295,495, as well as benefits including life insurance premiums, use of a company car, deferred compensation and retirement contributions. Andrew J. Tobias,

A 2015 Cleveland Holiday Guide to family-friendly entertainment

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 09:01
A 2015 Cleveland Holiday Guide to family-friendly entertainment from Kris Kringle's Inventionasium to Stan Hywet's Deck the Halls, Winterfest, Circlefest, Glow at the Cleveland Botanical Garden and much more. Laura DeMarco, The Plain Dealer

Get kitchen tools ready: Thanksgiving Calm-Down Countdown

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 09:00
It's inexpensive and efficient to replace some of the smaller vegetable tools in your drawer, especially at Thanksgiving. Debbi Snook, The Plain Dealer

Lakewood police investigate rash of graffiti reports (map)

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 08:43
Lakewood police received a rash of graffiti reports from the south end of the city over the weekend. Patrick Cooley,

Gifts made in Cleveland: Local Holiday Gift Guide 2015 (photos)

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 08:40
This year's Style & Fashion holiday gift guide is full of beautiful things made by artists and craftspeople right here in the Cleveland area. Allison Carey, The Plain Dealer

Kent State University professors authorize leaders to call a strike if contract negotiations fail

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 08:34
Kent State University professors overwhelmingly agreed to authorize their leaders to call a strike should ongoing contract negotiations fail. Karen Farkas,

Springfield Township trustee-elect fighting criminal charges

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 08:31
Richard Kutuchief, 43, was charged with arguing with a Summit County Sheriff's deputy teh day he was elected into office. Adam Ferrise,

Rocky River schools consider adding all-day kindergarten

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 08:30
Rocky River school officials are looking at the cost off adding all-day kindergarten after more than 300 residents signed a petition in favor of adding the option. Chanda Neely,

Holiday mall music: Readers tell which tunes they love and hate

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 08:28
Readers tell us which holiday mall tunes they love or hate. Linda Kinsey,

Let's show ISIS leaders crying 'like babies' when captured, Rubio says: Marco Rubio in the news

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 08:15
Attack leadership nodes, put it on YouTube and let would-be ISIS fighters see the leaders "cry like babies," Marco Rubio said. Stephen Koff, Washington Bureau Chief

Ohio's highest and lowest paying jobs, dates of first Cleveland snows, home sales: Numbers in the News

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 08:02
Numbers in the News: Ohio's highest and lowest paying jobs, when Cleveland usually gets its first fall snow, and home sales data are part of this week's recap of Numbers in the News. Rich Exner,

Bridges of the Crooked River: Bascule Bridges 1 and 2

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 08:00
Our "Bridges of the Crooked River" series continues, with a profile by Marc Bona and photos by Joshua Gunter. Today: Bascule 1 and 2. Marc Bona,

The Olde Wine Cellar holds 'leftover wines' tasting, more - wine calendar

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 08:00
Our weekly wine calendar features The Olde Wine Cellar pouring "leftover wines" at its tasting Nov. 27-28, and 111 Bistro has scheduled a Champagne dinner and special red-wine tasting in December. Marc Bona,

7 things to do on Hilton Head Island in the off-season (photos)

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 08:00
Why visit Hilton Head Island, S.C., in the off-season? No. 1 it's cheaper; No. 2 the crowds have vanished. What to do while you're there? Here are seven ideas, from tennis to shopping. Laura Johnston,