Between the Lines: Election preview, Prez Tressel, RNC

The biggest Election Day issue in Cuyahoga County is whether or not to renew the sin tax for lease-required stadium repairs on publicly owned buildings.

A new opposition ad is causing a stir and has prompted a complaint to the Ohio Elections Commission.

Is the ad truthful? What impact will it have?

Armond Budish is the front-runner among a field of six candidates to be the Democratic candidate for Cuyahoga County Executive.

is there any chance of an upset?

A Republican National Convention advance team left with a "favorable " impression of Cleveland.

What are the chances Cleveland will land the convention? Is it being set up for a big letdown if it does not land either the Republican or Democratic Convention and also tying big projects to it, like renovating Public Square and building a convention center hotel.?

Would Jim Tressel make a good President for the University of Akron or Youngstown State? He's in the running for both.

Does one have to be an academic to handle the job? Or could he bring needed organization and motivational skills?

A Cuyahoga County Grand Jury is expected to decide soon whether to charge and officers in the infamous Nov. 29, 2012 police pursuit and shooting episode that left Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams dead.

What is the city doing to keep connected with the community and avert any possible problems when the emotional verdict comes?

Tom Beres discusses these issues with Cuyahoga County Democratic Vice Chairman Blaine Griffin and conservative columnist Kevin O'Brien on this edition of Between the Lines.

The May 11 edition will conclude our 11-year run of Between the Lines..

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