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The Newspaper Scene is Changing Dramatically in Northeast Ohio

The Cleveland Plain Dealer’s parent company announced last week it is moving most of the paper’s functions other than local coverage to locations out of state. Other newspapers in the region, including the Akron Beacon Journal were sold in the past two years and are also making changes. Retired area newspaper executive Mike Hanke has some thoughts on where it all may be headed. Hanke believes the decline of newspapers as we’ve known them will continue. He is a former General Manager of the Canto...
Tags: Northeast Ohio, Tim Rudell, Akron Beacon Journal, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Hanke, Mike Hanke

Remembering Ralph Regula, the 'Constituent Congressman'

One of the longest-serving Ohioans in Congress is being remembered as a proud Republican, yet nonpartisan public servant. Ralph Regula, who represented Northeast Ohio for 36 years, died Wednesday in his home. He was 92. 'A good man' People remembering Ralph Regula quickly get to two points. “He was an exceptional person;” and “he got things done.” Mike Hanke, retired editor and general manager of the Canton Repository, knew Regula from the days when -- as a new reporter -- he covered the congres...
Tags: Congress, Republican, Northeast Ohio, Stark County, Tim Rudell, Canton, U S House, Canton Repository, Ralph Regula, Regula, Mike Hanke, Janet Creighton