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Friday, 12 February 2010 11:35

Here's a look at some of the stories we're covering today:

Agreement reached on jobs bill Charles Grassley (R-IA) and Max Baucus (D-IA) came to an agreement on a jobs bill on Thursday that had bipartisan support, but Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is threatening to remove some parts of the bill, including some of the tax breaks and other provisions intended to get support from Republicans. Many rank-and-file Democrats saw these moves as concessions to big business.

West 83rd suspect tampered with gas lines That's what prosecutors say William Calderwood did while he was inside the home on West 83rd Street in Cleveland that exploded, damaging 72 homes. He's being charged with one count of burglary and 72 counts of aggravated arson and is still in jail on $300,000 bond.

Lorain High smokestack falls It was the final phase of the demolition of the school, which was built in 1916, became a middle school in 1995, and was closed in 2005. This comes shortly before the merger of Lorain's two other high schools, Admiral King and Southview, which will take place in August.

Olympic Update The opening ceremonies, the preliminaries of skiing high jump, and the downhill skiing training runs are today. Watch this blog next week as we highlight Greater Cleveland's contributions to the 2010 Vancouver games.

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