3:24 PM Nov 29, 2011

By now, unless you're smarter than me and you've given up following politics, you've heard about Congress' latest dismal failure. The fabled "Supercommittee," which was supposed to figure out a way to deal with the nation's budget mess, finished work without getting anything done.

12:46 PM Nov 28, 2011

My last blog post discussed two books, The Great Stagnation and Race Against the Machine, which seek to explain why America's economy doesn't seem to be working well for most people.

11:26 AM Nov 23, 2011

Why is the economy so bad?

I'm not referring just to the Great Recession, which has supposedly ended, but to a longer term trend. Why isn't the economy working well for people who aren't rich?

3:29 PM Nov 14, 2011

When Joe visited his friend Bob to watch the Cleveland Browns on TV, he was surprised to see Bob's dog staring at the TV screen.

"He's a real fan, too," Bob claimed.

3:41 PM Nov 11, 2011

Some of the folks at McDonald's didn't like our story in Friday's paper about the dog chomping on the employee's finger at the drive through window, so let's give the Golden Arches some lov

5:09 PM Nov 7, 2011

Steve Jobs is credited with making digital life more productive and easier for everyone, but he wasn't always easy to be around.

5:38 PM Nov 3, 2011

The Kelleys Island Police Department has taken a lot of heat for its arrest of Shaun Bickley, a local businessman who attempted to film a video of a police incident.

5:34 PM Nov 1, 2011

You've probably never heard of him, but William A. Niskanen, dead at age 78, was a rare, valuable creature: A Washington D.C. pundit who always tried to tell the truth.

11:27 AM Oct 13, 2011

CityMusic Cleveland, the organization that provides free classical music concerts in the Cleveland Metro area, is in the middle of a series of five concerts.

11:22 AM Oct 12, 2011

Marvel already has released a trailer for the new "Avengers" movie that includes scenes filmed in August at the Space Power Facility, the large vacuum chamber for

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