The Cleveland Museum of Art says the Italian government has not contacted about a possibly stolen sculpture: The Wake Up for Wednesday, June 15, 2022

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Italian sculpture: The Cleveland Museum of Art said it had no official contact from the Italian government over questions raised by an Italian newspaper in May about whether an Italian Renaissance sculpture the institution has owned since 1921 had been stolen from a chapel in Tuscany in the early 1900s. Steven Litt reports that a regional Tuscan newspaper published two articles that explored whether a large 16th-century glazed ceramic sculpture by Benedetto Buglioni had been stolen from a chapel in Ponte agli Stolli.

Legislative primary: A federal judge has rejected a Cincinnati-area woman’s attempt to file a lawsuit to be on the ballot as a Republican in the upcoming Aug. 2 special primary election for legislative candidates of State. Andrew Tobias reports that the judge said in part that the Feb. 2 filing deadline for legislative candidates, an unusually long six months before the election, was an inevitable byproduct of a federal court order to May which set the stage for the unusual August 2. election first.

Pronouns: As businesses seek to become more inclusive and welcoming of members of the LGTBQ community, preferred pronouns and gender-neutral language are increasingly becoming part of Greater Cleveland’s corporate cultures. Sean McDonnell reports that the movement includes your favorite pronouns on an email signature or name tag or uses words that aren’t based on gender.

Many northeast Ohio township police officials support a state bill that would allow their officers to ticket drivers on interstate highways to improve traffic safety. We’re talking about tickets for Today in Ohio, cleveland.comhalf-hour daily news podcast.

This image is an artist’s rendering of a semiconductor manufacturing facility Intel plans to build in suburban Columbus. (Image courtesy of Ohio Board of Governors)

Capital: Governor Mike DeWine signed a $3.5 billion capital budget, which includes money for the construction of an Intel chip manufacturing plant, school safety measures and community projects . Laura Hancock reports that of the $3.5 billion, $2.8 billion will come from public funds and the rest from federal dollars.

Mike Pence: Governor Mike DeWine will appear with former Vice President Mike Pence in Ohio this week at an event promoting the state’s oil and natural gas industry, discussing the importance of domestically produced fossil fuels. Andrew Tobias reports that the event will be closed to the public.

State Superintendent: The Ohio State Board of Education voted 10 to 7 against installing a permanent superintendent Tuesday afternoon after former education chief Steve Dackin resigned over ethics concerns. Laura Hancock reports that Dackin resigned on June 3 after questions about his compliance with the state ethics law.

Cleveland marks the start of the 2022 outdoor pool season

Children jump into the water at Halloran Pool on West 117th Street to mark the start of the 2022 swimming season. The pools opened for the season this week. They will close on August 7 or 21, depending on the staff.

Shortage of lifeguards: Cleveland hopes to keep outdoor pools open longer than usual this year, but a shortage of lifeguards could hamper plans. Courtney Astolfi reports that Mayor Justin Bibb hopes to keep at least a few lifeguards around long enough to extend swimming season to Aug. 21, two weeks beyond the usual end date. Although despite the salary increase, only around 50 lifeguards are employed this year, compared to around 145 common target people before the pandemic.

Cooling centers: Cleveland is opening several recreation centers as cooling centers over the next few days in response to scorching temperatures expected to hit the mid-90s today, reports Courtney Astolfi.

door-to-door sales: Ten Cuyahoga County homes sold for at least $1 million in May, including two in Gates Mills, Shaker Heights and Moreland Hills. Zachary Smith reports that the most expensive purchase was a custom-designed Colonial-style home by Cleveland architect Tony Paskevich, which sits on 11 acres overlooking Sorrow Valley.

Composting: Home composting turns plant food scraps and garden debris into nutrient-rich garden compost. Summer is the perfect time to start, writes Susan Brownstein. All you need is a large bin outside, a small container with a lid to collect food scraps in the kitchen, and a tool to mix or “turn” your compost pile.

Pediatric hospitals: When it comes to specialized pediatric care, hospitals in northeast Ohio rank among the best in the nation, according to the latest rating from US News & World Report. Gretchen Kroen reports that Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital and Akron Children’s Hospital were all ranked in the top 50 in one or more pediatric specialties in the 2022/2023 issue of the report.

RNC treats the casino with a bad hand The detours and the closure of the gateway bring bad luck to Jack

The Jack Cleveland Casino opened on May 12, 2012.The ordinary merchant

Jack Casino: Downtown’s JACK Cleveland Casino ushered in Ohio’s modern gaming era on May 12, 2012, and since its inception, the city casino has been a learning experience for the people who run it. Originally called Horseshoe, the Cleveland casino was the first to open in Ohio after a 2009 constitutional amendment made it legal, reports Sean McDonnell.

Route suspended: Breeze Airways is suspending service from Akron-Canton Airport to Hartford, Connecticut, just a month after its launch, due to labor issues, reports Susan Glaser. With the elimination of Hartford and the addition of Las Vegas, Breeze will continue to fly to six destinations from Akron-Canton.

Fuel costs: The story of rising or even rising fuel prices hurting businesses is not new, but businesses in Greater Cleveland are facing gas prices of 5 for the first time $ per gallon. Many commercial applications require diesel, which is even more expensive, reports Sean McDonnell.

wine market: Pearl Street Wine Market and Cafe will soon occupy the former Flying Fig space in Ohio City. The concept – natural wines paired with seasonal bites – will be led by Karen Small and Jill Davis, reports Annie Nickoloff.

accused officer: A grand jury has brought felony charges against an ACSM police officer accused of stealing cash seized at the scene of a drug raid earlier this year. Cory Shaffer reports that Douglas McGilbra, 32, of Willowick, is charged with theft from the office, tampering with evidence and dereliction of duty.

Conviction: A judge on Tuesday refused to impose a prison sentence on a former Major League Baseball prospect who was convicted of sexually abusing a 17-year-old girl after the two met for a dinner at the Legacy Village mall. Cory Shaffer reports that 20-year-old Mackenzie Wainwright cried when a Cuyahoga County judge placed the former fourth-round pick of the Cincinnati Reds and St. Edward’s High School on probation for 18 months.

gambling house: Cleveland Play House has named Mark Cuddy as interim artistic director, taking over from Laura Kepley while the board searches for a permanent replacement, reports Joey Morona.

June 16 celebrations: Juneteenth was declared a federal holiday just over a year ago, but many cities and organizations in northeast Ohio have already set up their own events and celebrations to mark the day. Annie Nickoloff has 22 events to honor the date of 1865, when Union generals announced the end of the Civil War and freedom from slavery in Texas.

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