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The Sound of Ideas is Ideastream Public Media's weekday morning news and information program focusing on Northeast Ohio.

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Cleveland budget hearings focus on public safety, city vacancies | Reporters Roundtable

Cleveland budget hearings and recommendations for updating police training top this week's discussion of news on the Reporters Roundtable.

Cleveland budget hearings focus on public safety, city vacancies | Reporters Roundtable

Ohio House Bill 6 remains in effect despite long-running corruption scandal investigation

House Bill 6 has been on the books since 2019. The bill and its passage have been at the center of a public corruption scandal investigation that went public nearly four years ago.

Ohio House Bill 6 remains in effect despite long-running corruption scandal investigation

Former FirstEnergy executives indicted in HB 6 bribery scandal | Reporters Roundtable

Former CEO Chuck Jones and VP Michael Dowling and former PUCO Chairman Sam Randazzo deny wrongdoing and pleaded not guilty in court this week.

Former FirstEnergy executives indicted in HB 6 bribery scandal | Reporters Roundtable

Local Roots in Wooster highlights local food while fostering entrepreneurship

The shop stocks local products and also serves as a prep kitchen and incubator for area chefs.

Local Roots in Wooster highlights local food while fostering entrepreneurship

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy says the state needs more lawyers in rural communities

A program looks to close the legal gap in 82 counties by incentivizing young attorneys toward public service.

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy says the state needs more lawyers in rural communities

Northeast Ohio animal shelters say they are in crisis with post-pandemic overcrowding

In recent years, many have surrendered the animals they adopted during quarantine in the early days of the pandemic.

Northeast Ohio animal shelters say they are in crisis with post-pandemic overcrowding

2024 Rock Hall nominees unveiled, as Cleveland prepares to host induction ceremony again

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum announced the nominees for the class of 2024, including Cher, Lenny Kravitz and Ozzy Osbourne.

2024 Rock Hall nominees unveiled, as Cleveland prepares to host induction ceremony again

Cleveland cracking down on absent rental property owners | Reporters Roundtable

The city this week passed a policy overhaul referred to as "Renters First."

Cleveland cracking down on absent rental property owners | Reporters Roundtable

Some Ohio legislators aim to restart death penalty executions, others want to abolish them

A pair of Republican lawmakers are eyeing the use of nitrogen gas as an alternative to lethal injections.

Some Ohio legislators aim to restart death penalty executions, others want to abolish them

Aldo Leopold's land ethics philosophy still resonates with Northeast Ohio experts 75 years later

Leopold is known as the father of the modern conservation movement.

Aldo Leopold's land ethics philosophy still resonates with Northeast Ohio experts 75 years later