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Tri-C seeks levy renewal, tax increase

In the Nov. 4 general election, Cuyahoga Community College is asking voters to renew a 1.2-mill tax and pass a tax increase of 0.9 mills. The funding request appears as Issue 6 on voters’ ballots.

Progressive Insurance lets customers play on their field of dreams

The Mayfield Heights-based company offered a group of customers, including three Westshore residents, the chance to take part in a mini fantasy camp Sept. 18 at Progressive Field, the home of the Cleveland Indians.

Axing Common Core would cause problems, official say

By Jeff Gallatin Westshore Doing away with the recently implemented Common Core standards would be disappointing and cause unneeded problems if proposed Statehouse legislation passes, area education officials said. House Bill 597, which was introduced by Rep. Matt Huffman (R-Lima) and Rep. Andy Thompson (R-Marietta), is currently being considered in the Ohio House’s Rules and [...]

Baker, LeVeck disagree on fracking, minimum wage

One area the two candidates agreed on was the need better train Ohio workers for the jobs of tomorrow. Nan Baker said a major focus of her next term would be workforce and training initiatives. “We do not have the skills in the state to fill the jobs that are there,” she said. Todd LeVeck said Ohio needs to prove to employers that qualified workers are ready to fill open jobs. The state needs to invest more in education to do this, he added.