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Local scores: Indians 4, Baltimore Orioles 3
Municipal internet: Ohio Republican lawmakers are trying to strangle municipal broadband programs in Ohio and hold up $190 million in proposed state funding to expand high-speed internet to underserved areas of the state, under language slipped into the state budget plan at the last minute, Jeremy Pelzer reports. Under the language, the 30 or so municipal broadband programs in Ohio – including in cities such as Fairlawn, Hudson, Medina, and Wadsworth – would not be allowed to operate so long as there is a private-sector company operating in the area, as there are in most, if not all of the cities. The changes, if passed, would lead to the closure of every municipal broadband program in Ohio and prevent any other municipality from starting one, according to opponents.
USS Cod crash: The day before the USS Cod was towed to Erie, Pennsylvania, for repairs, the skipper called the U.S. Coast Guard, worried about congestion in North Coast Harbor. But Peter Krouse reports the inoperable World War II submarine struck a Coast Guard cutter, causing superficial damage to both boats. The incident did not prevent Cod from continuing to Erie, where it is to undergo 6-8 weeks of planned repairs at Donjon Shipbuilding.
Lordstown troubles: The top two executives at Lordstown Motors have resigned as problems at the Ohio electric truck startup mount. CEO Steve Burns and Chief Financial Officer Julio Rodriguez stepped down, the company said Monday, sending shares already down 40% this year tumbling more than 17%.
This Week in the CLE: The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority on Friday canceled its first attempt to find a manufacturer to replace its aging rail fleet after it received only one proposal that did not meet its needs. We’re talking about the limited lifespan of the remaining cars on This Week in the CLE, cleveland.com’s daily half-hour news podcast.
North Korea tested a presumed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in one of three missile tests on Wednesday, according to South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff. The tests come on the heels of US President Joe Biden's first presidential trip to Asia. South Korea...
A subsidiary of the mining and commodities trading giant Glencore has pleaded guilty to seven counts of bribery in a London court. The firm also said it will pay more than $1bn (£800m) to resolve similar claims with the US and Brazil. The UK's Serious Fraud Office...
The head of Lebanon's main intelligence agency has held talks with senior US officials in Washington to discuss resuming negotiations with Syria on the release of American hostages, including Austin Tice. Maj Gen Abbas Ibrahim, who heads Lebanon's General Directorate...
Gulf economies will receive up to $1.4 trillion in additional revenue in the next four to five years as oil prices remain high and headline inflation keeps low in the six-member economic bloc, the International Monetary Fund has said. “We expect the oil price,...
The first batch of 50 buses set to modernise Lebanon's transport network arrived in Beirut on Monday and will hit the streets in the coming weeks. Public Works and Transport Minister Ali Hamieh said it was only the first delivery as part of an agreement to help...
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