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Olivia Fecteau

26 April 2019

Medina, Ohio, United States

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Turning sewage sludge into usable biogas helps make wastewater treatment more efficient. A water treatment plant in the city of Medina, Ohio, produces net energy from sludge. The plant uses anaerobic bacteria and a th...

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Frank Wiley

15 April 2019

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Cleveland’s Lutheran Metropolitan Ministries is rehabbing homes and offering them to individuals who are in need of a second chance. Systemic issues like redlining, re-entry after incarceration, and addiction often le...

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Randy Ziemnik

20 March 2019

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Trials for Hope, in conjunction with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, is a nonprofit that provides free farmers markets to underprivileged senior citizens. Trials for Hope receives 10,000 pounds of food in donations t...

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Frank Wiley

14 January 2019

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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In Cuyahoga County, Ohio, the Passages program, part of its larger Fatherhood Initiative, aims to help men become more involved parents. The program, instituted in the hopes of reducing recidivism rates and creating s...

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Homa Bash

5 December 2018

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Since launching in October, PCs for People have collected, refurbished, and distributed at an affordable cost to hundreds of people. They have also distributed hot spots to libraries for patrons to check out.

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Kevin Barry

7 November 2018

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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The Cleveland-based Buckeye Ministry and Missions Alliance has “adopted” five city blocks clearing vacant lots and helping to rehabilitate homes. Their efforts have had a material impact on the appearance of the neigh...

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Jonathan Walsh

9 April 2018

Canton, Ohio, United States

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3-5 Minutes

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The mayor’s office in Canton, Ohio recently implemented SeeClickFix, an app that allows local residents to share pictures of problems they see, such as potholes and abandoned cars. The complaints get added to a list f...

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Ron Regan

27 December 2017

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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The Cuyahoga County Land Bank in Cleveland, OH makes a dent in the area's housing crisis by revitalizing abandoned homes and helping the homes find new owners. Some homes have been abandoned as long as 11 years; the L...

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Ron Regan

27 December 2017

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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At the worst point in the 2008 housing crisis, up to 30,000 houses in Cuyahoga County were vacant. The Cuyahoga County Land Bank aims to fix this problem by acquiring houses, eliminating blight, and transforming the h...

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Corrina Pysa

3 November 2017

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Black women in Cleveland have the highest prematurity rate in the country. Birthing Beautiful Communities program acknowledges the stress that this racial disparity creates for mothers, and provides support and educat...

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Corrina Pysa

31 October 2017

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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With the growing opioid crisis, patients and doctors are looking for alternative ways to treat pain. Acupuncture is becoming more popular for its relief of migraines and pain.

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Lauren Wilson

17 October 2017

Toledo, Ohio, United States

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Houses, schools, and childcare centers built before 1978 may pose a lead poisoning health risk. Cities, such as Toledo, are requiring the completion of lead inspections to combat the problem and encourage better home...

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Tara Molina

5 October 2017

Akron, Ohio, United States

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The existence of an opioid abuse crisis is widely acknowledged, however there is a lack of efficient methodologies to collect, analyze, and disseminate data related to the crisis. The Summit County public health depar...

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Tara Molina

28 September 2017

Lucas County, Ohio, United States

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With the help of a grant, the sheriff’s department in Lucas County is using GPS-enabled darts to catch criminals who run. Instead of engaging in a dangerous high-speed chase, officers can tag the car with a dart, watc...

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Rob Powers

22 December 2016

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Faced with abysmal customer service during a spate of incorrect, excessive usage bills from Cleveland's municipal water department, residents turned their attention to the nation's top-ranked utility, Miami-Dade Water...

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Joe Paganakis

9 December 2015

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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5-15 Minutes

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As it enters into a consent decree with the Department of Justice, Cleveland looks to Detroit to learn what may lie ahead because that city recently emerged from a consent decree after 12 years following revelations o...

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