MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio — Like many inner-ring suburbs, Maple Heights faces challenges. The city's mayor, Annette Blackwell, has a vision for the city. It involves Starbucks, Amazon jobs and staying out of debt, as News 5's Frank Wiley reports.
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