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Mega-Events Are Warming Up Conversations on Food Waste

Hunger and trashed food are commanding attention at this summer's biggest events, from the political conventions to the Olympic Games.

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Is Hosting a Political Convention Worth It for a Mayor?

City leaders looking to boost their political profiles may want to think twice.

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The Republican Convention Gets a Billboard of Donald Trump Kissing Ted Cruz

Here’s hoping attendees brought their eye bleach.

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The Cavaliers' Victory Is the Cleveland Transit Authority's Nightmare

Maybe too much of a good thing?

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Will a $6 Million Tamir Rice Settlement Help Reform Cleveland Cops?

The city agreed to the payout in the 2014 death of the 12-year-old boy, but civil lawsuits are a blunt tool to bring about departmental changes.

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The Great Lakes Could See a 'Waterspout Outbreak'

Ghostly, seaborne twisters are in the forecast into the weekend.

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The Nursing Home That's Also a Dorm

More retirement and nursing homes are asking college students to move in, an arrangement that benefits everyone.

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The Great Lakes Are Alive With Toxic Ooze

Predictions of a “severe” algae outbreak in 2015 look to be on track.

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Cleveland's Weather Radar Picks Up a Giant Ball of Bugs

Close your mouths, everyone.

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How Millennials Are Reviving Cleveland

The downtown population is at an all-time high, and young workers are leading the way.

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Cleveland Can't Handle a Beer Called 'Sweet Baby Jesus'

A grocery chain pulled the messianic brew after customer complaints.

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7 Design Lessons From the World's Most Gorgeous BRT Stations

Ideas that help distinguish the service from a regular old bus.

NASA

Expect Plenty More Toxic Algae in Lake Erie This Summer

It's already too late to ward off this year's sliming.

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The Importance of Running True BRT Through Downtown

Anything less reinforces negative public perception of the entire mode.

Reuters

America's Biggest Metros Are Growing Much Faster Than Other Cities

The population of cities with more than a million people jumped 3.2 percent, much better than the 2.4 percent for the U.S. overall.

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Across the U.S., the Worst Pothole Season in Recent Memory

Blame the unusually harsh winter.

The Great Lake's Massive Ice Cap Could Bring a Cooler Summer

The expanding sheet could set a modern record for coverage.

Reuters

Why Detroit's Collapse Was So Much Worse Than Other Hard-Hit Cities

Comparing the Motor City's manufacturing woes to the rest of the region.