October 17, 2007 |
Onlookers cheered as students entered their Cleveland high school for the first time since a classmate opened fire last week, wounding four people before killing himself. The students filed through a newly installed metal detector at SuccessTech Academy and sent their bags through a scanner. "I'm excited. Worried? Not at all," senior Jasmine Lawrence, 17, said. "About the incident that happened Wednesday, I was scared that day, but I feel that was just one person out of everyone who goes here."
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October 19, 2002 |
The head of Cleveland's Roman Catholic schools, who was a leading proponent of the city's landmark school voucher program, has announced she will step down in June. Sister Carol Anne Smith, 54, played a key role in the fight for vouchers that culminated in June with a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that state money can go to Cleveland children who want to use vouchers to attend religious schools.
November 1, 2004 |
The Cleveland Clinic said it is the first institution to receive review board approval of human facial transplants for people disfigured by burns or disease. Several independent medical teams around the world also are pursuing the procedure. The Cleveland Clinic said its approval on Oct. 15 followed 10 months of debate. It has no current patients or donors for the procedure. "We are at this point ready to begin screening patients," said Dr.
March 14, 2000 |
Cleveland may be the butt of some metropolitan jokes, but it is paradise enough for lovers of symphonic music. The revered Cleveland Orchestra, which has a long and exacting tradition of excellence, has a newly refurbished home in Severance Hall. And starting in September 2002, it also has a new music director, Franz Welser-Most. The Austrian conductor has also been a favorite in Los Angeles since his debut with the Philharmonic in 1991.
June 18, 1987
The Justice Department has closed its investigation into possible antitrust violations in the closing of the Cleveland Press, and no indictments have been returned, an official said. Until it was closed five years ago, the Press, an afternoon paper, competed against the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Justice Department spokesman Mark Sheehan said: "We closed this investigation for the same reason we close any investigation, and that is that we did not find sufficient evidence to proceed any further."
November 25, 2006 |
Ralphie Parker and Brian Jones know what it's like to want something. For Ralphie, the object of desire was an official Red Ryder, carbine-action, 200-shot, range model air rifle. For Jones, the gotta-have-it item was Ralphie's house -- the one in "A Christmas Story," the quirky film that has found a niche alongside such holiday classics as "It's a Wonderful Life" and "Miracle on 34th Street."