Showers again are in the forecast, with chances of thunderstorms. Temperatures will reach the low 70s. Showers could continue overnight, with lows in the upper 50s. Read more.
Local scores: Indians vs. Chicago White Sox, postponed
Cleveland lighthouse: The U.S. Coast Guard is selling the Cleveland Harbor West Pierhead Light, built in 1911 and home to a Coast Guard station until 1976. Sabrina Eaton reports the agency is looking for a government or non-profit agency willing to fix it up and use it for educational, park, recreational, cultural, or historic preservation purposes.
Tax refunds: The Ohio Senate Finance Committee has inserted language into a proposed budget bill that would allow workers to seek refunds for income taxes paid to cities where they did not live or perform their jobs during 2020 and 2021. Peter Krouse reports that the bill – different from a house bill that would specifically allow refunds for 2021 only — could eliminate the need for lawsuits by taxpayers.
Shontel Brown: Cuyahoga County Councilwoman Shontel Brown was groomed to succeed former U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge. Both are from Warrensville Heights and Fudge – whom Brown described as her mentor – has helped steer Brown’s professional development, including as chairwoman of the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party. Seth Richardson interviews Brown in his series on candidates for the 11th congressional district.
Pandemic life: In this Groundhog Day loop of pandemic days, humanity learned patience in this time-is-money world. Laura Hancock writes about her experience over the last pandemic year, how she learned to be patient sweating under her face mask or waiting as vaccines were developed. While she tried to practice patience in her personal life, professionally she had to use her privilege as a reporter to give a voice to everyday Ohioans.
Salah Hammouri: Israel deports Palestinian lawyer to France
Israel's interior ministry says it has deported a Palestinian-French human rights lawyer after accusing him of security threats. Salah Hamouri, 37, was escorted onto a flight to France by police early on Sunday morning, the ministry said. A lifelong resident of...
Najib Mikati promises justice for Irish UN peacekeeper killed in Lebanon
Lebanon is determined to uncover the circumstances that led to the killing of an Irish UN peacekeeper, caretaker prime minister Najib Mikati said during a visit to the headquarters of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (Unifil) on Friday. Private Sean Rooney, 23, was...
US appeals court says lawsuit against Lebanese bank can proceed
A US court of appeals has ruled that cases against Lebanese commercial banks can be tried outside Lebanon, paving the way for more cases by depositors seeking to unlock their frozen funds. The court decision, issued on Thursday in a case brought by Lebanese depositors...
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