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Goodyear boycott: President Donald Trump known as on supporters to boycott the Akron-based Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. after a report circulated that workers are prohibited from sporting “MAGA” or “Blue Lives Matter” apparel, Robin Goist reports. Trump’s tweet set off a firestorm in Ohio, with Democrats calling it an assault on jobs within the state. Goodyear is without doubt one of the largest firms within the state and a significant employer in Northeast Ohio.
Goodyear responds: Goodyear Tire & Rubber responded on Wednesday to what it described as “some misconceptions” about its insurance policies after President Trump urged folks to boycott the Akron-based firm for not permitting workers to put on political apparel. Robin Goist writes that Goodyear acknowledges asking that “associates chorus from office expressions in assist of political campaigning for any candidate or political occasion…”
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This Week within the CLE: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has given the go-ahead for highschool soccer and different contact sports activities for the autumn, regardless of the dangers of spreading the coronavirus. We’re speaking about how DeWine got here to his choice on This Week in the CLE.
New numbers: For the fourth day, Ohio’s newly reported coronavirus circumstances have are available in beneath 1,000. Laura Hancock reports that the Ohio Division of Well being reported 958 new circumstances on Wednesday. That is under the 21-day rolling common of 1,095 circumstances.
Cleveland numbers: The deaths of seven extra folks in Cleveland because of the coronavirus have been reported Wednesday, according to Robert Higgs. The deaths of 110 Cleveland residents have been attributed to the coronavirus. An extra 30 new circumstances of the coronavirus have been reported, bringing the town’s whole to four,770 confirmed circumstances.
Trending down: Whereas Ohio’s fourth straight day of fewer than 1,000 newly reported coronavirus circumstances marks the primary time that has occurred in additional than a month, long term traits provide much more encouraging information, Rich Exner reports. On 17 out of the final 19 days, the variety of circumstances reported by the Ohio Division of Well being has been decrease than the 21-day common.
Nursing properties: At the least 2,564 sufferers of nursing properties and different long-term care services have died with coronavirus, accounting for about two-thirds of the COVID-19 deaths in Ohio, in line with up to date data launched by the Ohio Division of Well being. That is up 67 deaths from 2,497 per week in the past. Sixty-six % of the three,907 reported coronavirus-related deaths in Ohio have concerned long-term care facility sufferers, Rich Exner reports.
Coronavirus and sports activities: Gov. Mike DeWine late Wednesday afternoon launched a 12-page order that permits highschool sports activities to renew throughout the pandemic, with spectators typically prohibited, aside from household and family members. The order additionally covers youth, school, skilled and novice sports activities, Laura Hancock reports.
Officer resigns: A Cuyahoga County Jail officer resigned Tuesday after sheriff’s deputies discovered marijuana inside her locker within the Justice Middle, Adam Ferrise reports. Markia Rose, who was employed as a corrections officer lower than one month in the past, admitted to bringing marijuana into the Justice Middle, in line with a spokesman.
Tamir Rice enchantment: A federal appeals panel Wednesday overturned a choose’s ruling on a lawsuit introduced by a former Cleveland EMS captain fired over offensive Fb posts about Tamir Rice. The sixth U.S. Circuit Court docket of Appeals ordered the case of Jamie Marquardt returned to federal court docket, the place Choose Solomon Oliver rejected Marquardt’s arguments final 12 months, John Caniglia reports.
Kamala Harris: Count on the standard judgment of Joe Biden’s operating mate Kamala Harris as a result of she’s a lady, then add layers of cruelty as a result of she’s a lady of shade, Ohio Black feminine politicians tell Laura Hancock. Ladies get judged on extra superficial qualities and attacked for the very ambition their male colleagues are admired for, the politicians say.
Immigration court docket: Columnist Leila Atassi writes that the general public can not entry court docket hearings in individual or just about on the Cleveland Immigration Court docket, the place respondents typically are going through potential deportation. If the general public isn’t allowed within the courtroom, and the general public can’t sit in on digital hearings, how can the general public observe the proceedings? It’s a scenario that’s ripe for abuse, Atassi says.
Dying charges: A gun will kill one out of each 108 folks within the U.S., and one in 66 will die of a drug overdose if present loss of life charges maintain all through a lifetime, a Cleveland researcher present in a brand new research. Evan MacDonald reports the danger of dying of a drug overdose is way greater in Ohio, with one in 39 folks dying of overdoses.
Doable COVID-19 remedy: A newly revealed research reinforces the suggestion that famotidine, an energetic ingredient within the over-the-counter heartburn drug Pepcid, may assist coronavirus sufferers keep away from ventilators and decrease their threat of loss of life. Robert Higgs reports that use of famotidine was additionally related to decrease ranges of serum markers indicating extreme illness in hospitalized COVID-19 sufferers.
Court docket sentence: A choose on Wednesday sentenced a Cleveland girl to just about three a long time in jail for killing a person after he obtained into an altercation along with her niece at a grocery retailer, Cory Shaffer writes. Frequent Pleas Court docket handed down a sentence of 23 to 27½ years to Kelly Quarles, 34, within the 2019 loss of life of 29-year-old Tavion Hollins.
Improvement plans: Fairview Park Mayor Patrick Cooney mentioned developer Ceres Enterprises’ $45 million plan to transform two former NASA buildings positioned on Brookpark Highway right into a mixed-use facility — together with eating places, retail, a boutique resort and market-rate residences — appears close to coming to fruition. The plan features a 50-room boutique resort and 85 residences.
Firefighter dies: A Cleveland firefighter who died Saturday of issues from the coronavirus mentioned he was a devoted public servant and household man who beloved animals and his twin daughters, Evan MacDonald writes. Lt. Richard Petras, 51, died after creating a blood clot in his lungs lower than one week after testing optimistic for COVID-19. He spent 26 years with the Cleveland Hearth Division.
Protestor charged: A Cleveland man is charged with setting a Cuyahoga County-owned van on fireplace throughout the Might 30 protests in downtown Cleveland. Adam Ferrise reports Martino Andrews, 22, is charged with aggravated arson and is within the Cuyahoga County Jail. Andrews is considered one of a number of folks charged with crimes associated to the downtown protests of the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd.
Heinen’s harm: The downtown Cleveland Heinen’s grocery retailer location, which sustained harm throughout protests-turned-riots in Might, gained’t reopen till fall, the Downtown Cleveland Alliance mentioned in an announcement. Eric Heisig reports the assertion mentioned the corporate is “taking this chance to revisit the design and choices of our distinctive retailer to satisfy the wants of our prospects.”
Ransomware assault: A 3rd-party contractor that gives service to the Cleveland Museum of Pure Historical past was just lately the goal of a ransomware assault, Cameron Fields reports. The museum mentioned in an announcement that Blackbaud, a third-party safety service supplier, managed to thwart the assault, which occurred in Might.
RTA: John Joyce, the longtime police chief for the Higher Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, is retiring on the finish of the month whereas going through accusations by a Black officer of racial discrimination and harassment, Courtney Astolfi reports. Orlando Hudson, who’s now an appearing commander of the RTA police division, additionally contends in a lawsuit filed in March that Joyce, who’s white, retaliated towards Hudson and Hudson’s relations who additionally serve on the RTA drive.
New motion pictures: Cinemas are starting to reopen with new theatrical releases. Joey Morona reports on what moviegoers can anticipate.
Mountain luxurious: Cleveland.com’s sister site, Architectural Digest, invitations you to Vail, Colorado, to tour 165 Forest Ave., a large ultra-modern mansion nestled within the Rocky Mountains. From the linear fire in the lounge, to Italian marble surfaces within the kitchen, every area within the house is an invigorating expression of timeless luxurious.
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Richmond Heights is as much as $2.5 million in misplaced income this 12 months Read more
Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Competition is drive-thru occasion this 12 months; runs Aug. 20-23 in Cleveland Heights Read more
Household canine dies in Parma home fireplace, officers say Read more
Lorain Faculties’ fall sports activities, band nonetheless canceled, regardless of governor’s ruling, CEO says Read more
Independence faculty board discusses return of soccer, soccer as board approves measures for upcoming 12 months Read more
Lakewood serving to carryout eating places with momentary specific parking areas Read more
Motorcyclist dies in crash in Erie County Read more