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Deanna Fisher introduces the candidates. From left to right, Michael Dylan Brennan, Phil Atkins, Barbara Blankfeld, and Ken Simmons.

University Heights mayoral candidates hold online forum

Aiden Keenan, Photo Editor October 6, 2021

On Sep. 30, the four candidates for University Heights mayor attended a public forum and Q+A session hosted by the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland in an effort to improve citizen understanding...

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the debt ceiling during an event in the State Dining Room of the White House, Monday, Oct. 4, 2021, in Washington.

U.S. debt ceiling on the horizon

Maia Echols, The Carroll News October 5, 2021

The United States is estimated to reach its debt ceiling on Oct. 18. The debt ceiling, also known as the debt limit, is the amount of money that the government is allowed to borrow. The United States currently...

In this Sept. 19, 2021, file photo, U.S. Customs and Border Protection mounted officers attempt to contain migrants as they cross the Rio Grande from Ciudad Acuña, Mexico, into Del Rio, Texas.

Haitian refugee crisis highlights Biden’s immigration shortcomings

Patrick Kane, World News Editor September 30, 2021

A less widely-known immigration crisis that has perplexed this nation for the better half of three decades is that of Haitian refugees. In the early 1990’s (and even before then), millions of Haitians...

This combo of photos provided by FBI Denver via @FBIDenver shows missing person Gabrielle Gabby Petito. Petito, 22, vanished while on a cross-country trip in a converted camper van with her boyfriend. Authorities say a body discovered Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, in Wyoming, is believed to be Petito. (Courtesy of FBI Denver via AP)

Hunt for boyfriend continues in Gabby Petito case

Maia Echols and Grace Sherban September 28, 2021

Gabby Petito was an innocent traveler just looking for adventure with her fiancé, Brian Laundrie. They had announced their engagement just one year prior to their big trip, where they would be leaving...

Photo courtesy of the Dolan for Ohio campaign.

Matt Dolan announces run for U.S. Senate

Colin Moorhead II, The Carroll News September 28, 2021

Since the announced retirement of Republican Sen. Rob Portman, a plethora of individuals have announced their candidacy to represent Ohio in the U.S. Senate. Amongst these candidates are Josh Mandel, Jane...

Photo Courtesy of the Clerk of the United States House of Representatives.

Ohio Republican announces retirement in aftermath of impeachment vote

Patrick Kane, World News Editor September 23, 2021

In the aftermath of the insurrection at the Capitol on Jan. 6, a second set of Articles of Impeachment were brought before the House of Representatives against President Donald Trump for allegedly helping...

Arts & Life Editor Kaitlin Ryan and World News Editor Patrick Kane collaborate on the controversial story surrounding Nicki Minajs claims on the COVID-19 vaccine. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons.

Nicki Minaj stirs up worldwide vaccine controversy

Kaitlin Ryan and Patrick Kane September 23, 2021

Rap superstar Nicki Minaj came under heat following the 2021 MET Gala after sharing controversial opinions about the event’s vaccine mandate. Her otherwise loyal fanbase, known as the “Barbz,” were...

In this July 13, 2021 file photo, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine promotes a new entrance ramp onto I-70 in downtown Columbus, Ohio. DeWine says Democratic President Joe Biden made a mistake in ordering new federal vaccine requirements.

Ohio COVID numbers highest since January

Maia Echols, The Carroll News September 21, 2021

With schools and businesses beginning to return to normal, Ohio COVID-19 cases have sky-rocketed within the last week, reaching numbers that are comparable to those back in January. The coronavirus pandemic...

Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne, left, accompanied by Secretary of State Antony Blinken, second from right, and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, right, speaks at a news conference at the State Department in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021.

US, UK and Australia enter defense pact

Colin Moorhead II, The Carroll News September 21, 2021

The recently announced defense agreement between the United States, Great Britain and Australia, known as AUKUS, will attempt to curb China’s dominance in eastern Asia. This new trilateral agreement,...

Women gather to demand their rights under the Taliban rule during a protest in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Wali Sabawoon)

State of Afghanistan uncertain amidst regime change

Sydni Bratthauar, Staff Reporter September 17, 2021

The twenty year battle between the United States and the Taliban ended with the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country and the Taliban take-over of the Afghan government. According to AP News, Sirajuddin...

Maj. Gen. Chris Donahue, commander of the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division, XVIII Airborne Corps, boards a C-17 cargo plane at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan as the final American service member to depart Afghanistan. (US Army/Master Sgt. Alexander Burnett)

Afghanistan: How America fell to the “Graveyard of Empires”

Patrick Kane, World News Editor September 17, 2021

President Joe Biden announced in April his intention to withdraw all American troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the twentieth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. Though...

Justin Bibb, 34, is the chief strategy officer for Urbanova, a public-private partnership that focuses on mid-sized cities. He is running against Council President Kevin Kelley, 53, who was first elected to City Council in 2005 and became council president in 2013.

Bibb vs. Kelley for Cleveland mayor

Patrick Kane, World News Editor September 16, 2021

Since 2006, Frank Jackson has served as the 57th mayor of Cleveland, Ohio. His four terms make him the longest-serving mayor in the history of the city. However, Jackson declined to extend that record,...

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