CLEVELAND, Ohio — Plenty of Ohioans in urban counties are taking long car rides to rural parts of Ohio to get the coronavirus vaccine.
Gov. Mike DeWine says his allotment of shots is based on a formula, but does it favor his rural Republican base? We’re talking about urban v. rural vaccines on This Week in the CLE.
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Here are the questions we’re answering today:
What did the NFL have to say about the Cleveland draft next month when the NFL finally broke its silence?
Is it open season, finally, for the coronavirus vaccine in Ohio? Is there anyone who is not eligible for it, and how can people under 40 get a shot right now? And what did Gov. Mike DeWine have to say about the ample supply in areas of the state supported him versus the thin supplies in the more Democratic regions?
How about we handicap the Cleveland mayor’s race, now that former city councilman Zack Reed is formally in it. What are his chances against Justin Bibb, Dennis Kucinich and Kevin Kelley?
It’s one of our most popular online topics, so let’s see if it is a popular podcast topic. How much did charter fishing increase during our pandemic year in Ohio?
What do we expect today from Joe Biden’s first visit to Ohio as president, and what kind of reception can he expect from Gov. Mike DeWine, who wholeheartedly supported Donald Trump for president?
What can people with relatives in nursing homes do today that they could not do during most of the pandemic?
Will we ever go more than a few weeks without talking about the most screwed up taxpayer-funded project in county history, the move to install a computer system that unifies county services? We must be on cost increase 250. What is the latest cost, and why do we have to pay it?
What does Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine think his chances are of persuading the Legislature not to override a veto he will issue today on legislation that impairs his power to issue health orders, like those that have helped curb the pandemic?
What is the latest legal decision for former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora?
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