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Mind Your Business Week of July 30, 2014

Child support In the past few months, I have received a few phone calls about fathers paying child support and how it seems unfair in most cases. Failure to pay child support is a big problem nationwide. A report released last year by the Census Bureau showed that, in 2011, ...

Black World

Black World Week of July 30, 2014

United States NEW YORK – Extell, a luxury Manhattan high rise condo developer, has reportedly been given permission to go forward with their plans to add a separate entrance to the building for poor people. The segregationist proposal was approved by New York’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development. The ...

Real Talk with Judge Dawson

Real Talk with Judge Dawson Week of July 30, 2014

If you were not at the East Cleveland Public Library on Monday July 21, 2014 you missed a very powerful forum. I know that some people had other obligations and commitments but one group who was absent, and thereby raised a few eyebrows, was the media! For weeks the media ...

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner Week of July 30, 2014

Preserving and creating good-paying jobs are top priorities for me as I work to serve the constituents of the 11th district. With that in mind, my office engaged early on with the City of Bedford and Ben Venue Laboratories when its owners announced that Ben Venue, a manufacturer of pharmaceutical ...

Duffer's Alley

Duffer's Alley Week of July 30, 2014

You know something that is most embarrassing to all genius, me included? It’s when you find out that for all of your brilliance, you don’t really know that much at all. That happened to me this weekend (it wasn’t the first time, but who’s counting), when I once again was ...

Black World

Black World Week of July 23, 2014

United States Big Tobacco has turned to racial targeting to survive the downturn in sales. Reynolds American, the number 2 U.S. tobacco producer announced a deal to buy Number 3 cigarette maker Lorillard for $25 billion. This is important because Lorillards menthol cigarette brand, Newport, is marketed towards Blacks smokers. ...

Mind Your Business

Mind Your Business Week of July 23, 2014

Handling your business With all the great things going on and the money anticipated to flow in the city during the upcoming months, this has been a great week for Cleveland. Have you stopped to wonder who stand to benefit from all this? I hope you realize a lot of ...

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner

Congresswoman Fudges Corner July 23, 2014

Not long ago, a 17 year old high school student from the 11th Congressional District sent me an email message asking for my help to deal with the heroin epidemic. He spoke of two people he knew who had overdosed on this highly addictive drug and said, ‘I would love ...

Real Talk with Judge Dawson

Real Talk with Judge Dawson July 23, 2014

Why Do Young Boys Grow Up To Be Dangerous Men Part IV. Stopping the violence, destruction and self sabotage in our community is a tall order. Some of you may not agree with me, but you probably don’t come to the East Cleveland Municipal Court or any of the other ...

Duffer's Alley

Duffer's Alley Week of July 23, 2014

I played some great golf courses this weekend (Fowlers Mill and Windmill Lakes) with some dynamic partners, Attorney Bob Davis, Billy Sweeney, and Larry Harris; and Attorneys Donald "Corky" Williams and Mike Cheselka, and motivational speaker par excellent, George Frazer. I planned on telling you about my rounds, but I ...

Bishop Speaks

Bishop Speaks Week of July 23, 2014

“Why Do Young Boys…?” Ooowee! “Why Do Young Boys Grow Up To Be Dangerous Men?” was the major question presented and discussed at Monday’s night forum held at the East Cleveland Public Library. The forum hosted by one of my sons in the Lord, Judge William Dawson. He was joined ...

Black World

Black World Week of July 16, 2014

United States GEORGIA – Residents of Thomaston rallied together last week demanding that Officer Phillip Tobin be fired from the police force for extreme acts of brutality. The townspeople reportedly took turns revealing the allegedly horrific stories of bully tactics and physical abuses that were committed by Tobin. The residents ...

Mind Your Business

Mind Your Business Week of July 16, 2014

It’s business, not personal Cleveland is riding the wave from two big announcements that will help the city out financially: winning the nomination for the 2016 Republican National Convention (RNC) and LeBron James returning back to the Cavaliers. After James’ announcement became public, tickets sold fast and the team even ...

Real Talk with Judge Dawson

Real Talk with Judge Dawson July 16, 2014

“Why Do Young Boys Grow Up To Be Dangerous Men” Part III. We are one week away from a discussion that will provide solutions to a major problem in Cleveland and American as a whole. In the daily news there are examples of dangerous and violence acts in our community. ...

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner Week of July 16, 2014

I extend my thanks to the many district residents who participated in my telephone town hall last week. I welcome the opportunity to hear your concerns and provide assistance wherever possible. At the conclusion of the tele-forum, several people left voice-mail messages asking why House Republicans continue to block an ...

Duffer's Alley

Duffer's Alley Week of July 16, 2014

One of the highlights of Cleveland’s golf season is the annual trek to Detroit to play in the Motor City Eagles Golf Tournament. For the last 20 years our First Lady of Golf, Margaret Brown has led Cleveland’s contingent. The tournament was formerly known as the Bard Young Memorial Tournament. ...

Mind Your Business

Mind Your Business Week of July 9, 2014

Cost of raising a child “Hot fun in the summer time” is one of my favorite songs for this type of great weather we are having in Ohio, after that long spell of cold weather. This time of year you, see more concerts and festivals because of the great weather ...

Real Talk with Judge Dawson

Real Talk with Judge Dawson July 9, 2014

Why Do Boys Grow Up To Be Dangerous Men Part II. I’ve been writing about this subject in response to my participation as a panelist where this question was the topic. As a result of my preparation, I expanded my analysis of “dangerous men” to include “dangerous people.” This expansion ...

Duffer's Alley

Duffer's Alley Week of July 9, 2014

What a wonderful July 4th weekend! Golfers all over Northeast Ohio rejoiced. Great weather, perfect playing conditions. What could possibly have been better? We’ll maybe my golf game, but that’s another story. My weekend began with a round at Rawiga Golf & Swim Club, a beautiful track in Medina County, ...

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner Week of July 9, 2014

During the past week, the Supreme Court ruled on two controversial issues. One such decision, Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, proves that the battle for women’s equal access to healthcare is far from over. On Monday, June 30, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that certain for-profit companies are ...

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