Tuesday, January 27, 2015

New Green Granted to Redline Greenway Project

Matt Koriath and Lenny Stover

The effort to build the Redline Greenway, a project that will tie together eight neighborhoods on Cleveland's west side, has received a significant financial commitment.  Lenny Stover and Matt Koriath of the Rotary Club of Cleveland explain their vision for the Redline Greenway.

Salvation Army Gets Funding From Keybank to Fight Human Trafficking

Keybank Foundation is committing $1 million dollars to the Salvation Army's effort to end human trafficking, and to treat victims once they've been identified.

One of those victims was adopted by Major Lurlene-Kay M. Johnson, the Divisional Secretary of Greater Cleveland Area Services for the Salvation Army.  She says 100,000-300,000 children are victims of human trafficking.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Defending Support of the Keystone XL Pipeline

Phil Kerpin, President of American Commitment explains his support for the Keystone XL Pipeline, addressing every concern cited by opponents of the project.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Josh Gates' Expedition Unknown on Travel Channel

Josh Gates/Photo provided by Daybreak Entertainment

Tune into the Travel Channel on Thursday nights at 9:00 for Expedition Unknown with Josh Gates, who has hosted Destination Truth on Syfy.  He has also written the book Destination Truth:  Memoirs of a Monster Hunter.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

EMI: Saving Troubled Students In Cleveland

Dr. Yvonne Conner/Photo Credit: Jim McIntyre

Rescuing futures one student at a time is the motto for EMI, Education Motivates Innovation, an organization that works with students disinterested in school, or in trouble with the law...or both. In this interview,  Dr. Yvonne Conner is the Director of EMI, and says it began as an outreach ministry of the now defunct Broadway United Methodist Church.  She explains how the faith-based alternative education program works.

FDA Approves New Device for Long-Term Weight Loss

Dr. Crystal Lantz-DeGeorge/Photo provided by University Hospitals Case Medical Center
A new device has been approved by the FDA to help patients lose weight.  Dr. Crystal Lantz-DeGeorge, an obesity medicine specialist at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, explains that while the VBLOC device has been proven to effectively lead to long-term weight loss, patients should not expect to experience profound weight loss.

Local GOP Leader Reacts to Dates For 2016 Convention

Cuyahoga County Republican Party chairman Rob Frost reacts to the national party's decision to hold the 2016 convention in the month of July, and to the national leadership's enthusiasm over the convention being held here.

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