Top Cleveland news: Flu-, pneumonia-related deaths reported; multiple layoffs from iHeartMedia; more

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Cleveland Department of Public Health announces 170 deaths associated with flu or pneumonia in Cuyahoga County this season

It's not too late to get a flu shot. The Cleveland Department of Public Health (CDPH) reports there have been 7,111 flu-associated emergency room visits, 170 flu-related hospitalizations and 170 deaths associated with pneumonia or flu reported in Cuyahoga County so far during this year’s flu season.

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Multiple Cleveland radio personalities laid off amid 'modernizing' effort by iHeartMedia

iHeartMedia, the largest radio company in America. has announced a “new organizational structure” and “technology transformation” that has resulted in layoffs nationwide, including in Northeast Ohio. 

Read the full story on WKYC.

More than 100 cats removed from home on Cleveland's east side

Authorities say the cats were living in filth.

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Cleveland councilman calls on Ohio Attorney General to establish statewide policies, guidelines for high-speed chases

Blaine Griffin is calling for action after a police chase led dozens of cruisers through several neighborhoods on Wednesday.

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Union appeals Cleveland firing of officer who killed Tamir Rice

A union representing the white Cleveland police officer who shot and killed Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black child playing with a pellet gun outside a recreation center, will ask an appeals court to overturn the officer's firing. 

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