This Week in the CLE
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This Week in the CLE: Thursday May 2, 2019

Cleveland movie industry’s peril, City Hall subterfuge, who’s blocking jail oversight and a very cool way to rank Rock Hall acts

What can we expect from closing I-490 for two years? Did Cleveland City Hall mislead the public about the computer hacking at the airport? What jaw-dropper did we learn about the Cuyahoga County corruption investigation? And is the Ohio Legislature really going to kill the nascient Northeast Ohio movie industry?

These topics and many more get the full analysis on the latest episode of This Week in the CLE, the podcast about the week’s news by the reporting and editing team that brings you that news – the team at

Other topics include: -- the lack of Cuyahoga County Council oversight of the jail and who’s to blame, -- what appears to be an imminent county ban on plastic bags, -- Gov. Mike DeWine’s drive to open up Parole Board hearings to the public, -- Baldwin Wallace Univerisity’s ending of its church relationship that dates to before the Civil War, -- The latest rankings of Ohio high schools, -- What DeWine accomplished in her first 100 days -- a spooky and sudden failure of automobile key fobs and garage door openers in a Cleveland suburb, -- A novel and objective method for ranking the people inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Join Chris Quinn in discussions with columnist Mark Naymik, editors Jane Kahoun and Mike Norman, data expert Rich Exner and reporters Courtney Astolfi, Emily Bamforth, Mary Kilpatrick, Pete Krouse and Cory Shaffer.**