We've been sitting down with older Americans, long past retirement age, who are nonetheless still working in a series called "In My Experience." Today, our guest is comedian, movie star, and seven-time Emmy award winning TV legend Betty White.
Tonight, Cleveland's prodigal son Lebron James returns to play in his former home town...but he'll be playing as a member of the Miami Heat. We talk with Ibrahim Abdul-Matin about how fans react when former heroes return in another team's colors.
Has the Living Cities philanthropic collaborative found a way to get the most ameliorative bang for their philanthropic buck? We talk about the changing philosophies of urban renewal, and we speak to two people who will see this money in their cities.
Comic book writer Harvey Pekar, best known for his series "American Splendor," died yesterday at the age of 70. Pekar became an unofficial poster boy for the city of Cleveland with his "Everyman" comic tales.
For today's Geo Quiz, we asked the distance across the Atlantic from Senegal to Guyana. The answer is 3,038 miles. Katie Spotz from Cleveland, Ohio knows this. She became the youngest person to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean...
Rob Christensen, reporter for Raleigh News and Observer, checks in from Cary, North Carolina, and Dan Moulthrop, host of WCPN's 'Sound Ideas,' report about the fierce competition for the voters in swing state Ohio.
The Takeaway's look at how the inauguration is viewed across America continues with Dan Moulthrop, host of The Sound of Ideas on WCPN in Cleveland, and Johanna Sailor, a reporter for South Dakota Public Broadcasting.
The effects of the housing collapse are being felt acutely, daily, powerfully in Cleveland, Ohio. For a time, it led the nation in foreclosures, and now it's a city that lives with one out every 13 homes vacant.
Joining The Takeaway to explain their work with the homeless and foreclosed homes are representatives from the following organizations: Take Back the Land, the North East Ohio Coalition for the Homeless, and the National Coalition for the Homeless.
With shrinking budgets and expanding populations, cities across the globe are desperate for cheap mass transit. From Johannesburg to Jakarta to Cleveland, city governments are choosing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)? a bus system that acts like a train.
Forty years ago, the Cuyahoga River, riddled with pollution, burned for 30 minutes. How far has the river's environment come since then? Dan Moulthrop, host of the Sound of Ideas on WCPN in Cleveland, joins The Takeaway from the Cuyahoga to consider this.
President Obama is heading to Ohio today on a campaign swing for his health care plan. Dan Bobkoff, reporter for WCPN in Cleveland, is getting ready to join the crowds at Shaker Heights High School and he joins The Takeaway with his take.