This week Sinclair Community College begins a series of events around The Laramie Project - a play that deals with the brutal 1998 kidnapping and murder of Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming.
Events taking place this week include workshops, readings of the play, and lectures by Greg Pierotti, an associate writer and member of the Tectonic Theater Project. In the wake of Shepard’s death, the company traveled to Laramie and conducted more than 200 community interviews. From that - The Laramie Project was born
The cost of studying the Ohio Turnpike's future has increased to $3.4 million because of payments for two law firms consulting on the issue.
A state board initially approved a $2.85 million study to help determine how the 241-mile toll road can be leveraged to best benefit Ohio financially. The Plain Dealer in Cleveland reports the board has approved $550,000 more for two firms in the consulting team slated to make recommendations this year.