Sam Allard
May 19, 2023 - Health

Cleveland Marathon's new route features more than 60 turns

Runners at the starting line of the 2022 Cleveland marathon.

The starting gate of the cloudy 2022 Cleveland Marathon. Photo: Courtesy of the Union Home Mortgage Cleveland Marathon

Roughly 8,000 runners will participate in the Cleveland Marathon races this weekend.

Driving the news: The 46th edition of the local marathon, sponsored by Union Home Mortgage, features a new route that crisscrosses downtown Cleveland and east and west side neighborhoods.

Sam Allard
May 17, 2023 - Health

Candy-colored fentanyl seized in Ohio

Side by side images of candy-colored fentanyl pills

Candy-colored fentanyl pills submitted for testing in Cuyahoga County on 4/15 (L) and seized by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation last week (R). Photos: Courtesy of the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner (L) and the Ohio Attorney General (R)

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) last week confiscated more than 1,000 candy-colored fentanyl pills in a Franklin County drug raid.

Why it matters: So-called "rainbow fentanyl" is designed to resemble candy to drive addiction in young people, according to Ohio attorney general Dave Yost and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency.


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