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Will Cleveland Merge With the City Next Door?


When a city can’t survive, who saves it?

A decision in the next month could put Cleveland and East Cleveland on a path to regional cooperation. Here’s what’s in it for them.

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Charlie Sykes’ Air War

sykes picHow one of the most influential #NeverTrumpers is battling his party’s nominee and questioning some long-held beliefs.

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Will Urban Renewal Ever End?

Next-City-Urban-Renewal-Gargagliano-1_1400_933_80Boston was scarred by eminent domain 50 years ago. Now it’s debating whether to wind down City Hall’s urban renewal program. But it takes extraordinary effort to rein in extraordinary power.

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RNC in Cleveland: Fear in the convention hall, but not in Cleveland’s streets

IMG_7793Highlights from the RNC’s final evening, including Trump’s speech and the scene around town.

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The Suburb That Could Flip the House

M B-W LevittownWhether Democrats can reclaim Pennsylvania’s competitive 8th District comes down to one question: What do voters there think of Donald Trump?

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RNC in Cleveland: Day 4, Part 1. Rob Portman is with Trump, but not getting too close.

The Ohio senator walks the tightrope of supporting his party’s presidential nominee and running for re-election on his own terms.

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The Thoughtful & Furious Protest at Public Square’s Speakers’ Platform

3_art_img_1673From a Miss America Pageant to a faux Trump, Public Square is a flurry of free-speech demonstrations during the RNC.

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