August 21, 2014

Elyria
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Tribe wins in 11

indians 8, reds 6 CINCINNATI — Travis Hafner has won many games with home runs. Saturday night he showed he can do it playing small ball, too. The Cleveland slugger drove in the go-ahead run with a bases-loaded groundout in the 11th inning and the Indians came from behind to overcome Ken Griffey Jr.’s 578th Read More…

Part of campaign finance law struck down

COLUMBUS — Part of a new state law that prohibits elected officials from awarding government contracts to labor unions and other groups that give more than $2,000 in campaign contributions is unconstitutional because it was applied retroactively, a judge ruled. The law, which was passed by the Republican-controlled state Legislature at the end of 2006 Read More…

Follow your path to the future – Lake Ridge Academy Graduation

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — For the 40 graduating seniors who walked the stage in the Bettcher Convocation Center at Lake Ridge Academy on Saturday, the future is in the palms of their hands. Students were accepted to 137 colleges and/or universities and were awarded $1.1 million in academic scholarships to continue their education beyond the walls Read More…

Make your mark on the world – Vermillion High Graduation

VERMILLION — The Vermillion High School graduating Sailors took one final voyage together before they sail their separate ways. The 175 graduates came together in their school gymnasium for trips down memory lane, words of advice and their high school diplomas. Attitude was the topic of choice Saturday. Superintendent Bruce Keller advised students that the Read More…

Mercury regulations may affect novelty items

Julie Carr Smyth The Associated Press COLUMBUS — Schools are purging old thermometer supplies. The future of light-up shoes is on the rocks. And states are questioning America’s need for blinking jewelry, flashing greeting cards and twinkling Christmas lights, all containing toxic mercury. Amid the consumer products scramble, however, coal-fired power plants responsible for the Read More…

Boats adrift cause lake search

Coast Guard employs chopper, but no one was aboard canoe, kayak AVON LAKE — No one was actually missing, but two loose boats floating on Lake Erie tied up U.S. Coast Guard boats and a helicopter for seven hours Friday. A canoe and kayak apparently were not secured well and drifted away from a lakeside Read More…