Entrepreneur Discusses Challenges Cleveland Faces; Effort To Save Pensions Moves Forward

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Cleveland has a lot going for it, but boosters who continue to lean on "the best location in the nation" narrative, while downplaying troubling signs of decline, aren't helping. So says local entrepreneur and angel investor Charles Stack. He and others are calling for an urgent, comprehensive approach to dealing with sluggish job growth, intractable poverty, high infant mortality and other challenges that threaten Northeast Ohio. Later, pension plans for construction workers, truckers and others with multiple employers are in serious danger. Will Congress shore them up?

Guests: 

Charles Stack, CEO, Co-founder, Flashstarts Inc.  
Michael Goldberg, Assistant Professor, Design & Innovation, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, Author, "Beyond Silicon Valley: How One Online Course Helped Support Global Entrepreneurs"
Jessica Wehrman, Washington Correspondent, The Columbus Dispatch 
Mike Walden, President, National United Committee to Protect Pensions 
Karen Kasler, Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau Chief  

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