April 21, 2014

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C.C. makes his pitch : indians 8, devil rays 6

Sabathia wins 12th, looks like All-Star CLEVELAND — C.C. Sabathia has one more start before the All-Star break, coming Thursday at Detroit. His next start would fall July 10, the date of the All-Star Game in San Francisco. Coincidence or not? Sabathia, one of the top candidates to start for the American League in the Read More…

Pronk to re-sign? Hope so : Tribe Commentary

There has been speculation, which is all it really is since at least some of it is coming from WTAM bag of wind Mike Trivisonno — a guy who rarely makes an appearance at Jacobs Field and has no legitimate Indians sources to substantiate most of his claims where the team is concerned — that Read More…

Wedge most pleased with consistency : Tribe Notes

CLEVELAND — The midway point of the season arrives today with game No. 81, finding the Indians atop the Central Division standings, a feat they’ve been able to accomplish in the face of a number of setbacks and strange occurrences. “I think just the overall consistency in all areas of our ballclub,” said Indians manager Read More…

Come sail away, but beware of cranky Canadian Customs officer

Ahoy, mate! It’s regatta time and I want to warn everybody to stay the heck off Lake Erie because here I come. Actually, my racing days are over but I’ll still head out there for the occasional leisurely sail on my brother-in-law’s 37-footer this summer. We should all count our blessings for the joy of Read More…

Theory of relativity

Force’s son-in-law tops in Funny Car NORWALK — Robert Hight has been around the model of Funny Car excellence for nearly two decades, so it’s no wonder he finished as the No. 1 qualifier in the category Saturday at the inaugural Summit Racing Equipment Nationals NHRA event at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park. Hight is Read More…

Strickland weighs budget veto options

John McCarthy The Associated Press COLUMBUS — Gov. Ted Strickland weighed his veto options Saturday as he prepared to sign a new two-year, $52.3 billion state budget that expands health insurance coverage for children, freezes college tuition and gives seniors a property tax break. Strickland, Ohio’s first Democratic governor in 16 years, hit no major Read More…

Harold R. Fridenstine

Harold R. Fridenstine, 84, of Lorain, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2007, at Ohio Veteran’s Home in Sandusky following an extended illness. He was born, December 12, 1922 in Elyria and a resident of  Lorain for the last sixty years. He served with the 79th Infantry Division, in the US Army, during World War II Read More…

State to remove Social Security numbers from Web

The Associated Press COLUMBUS — The job of removing all Social Security numbers from financial documents posted on the Ohio secretary of state’s Web site will be finished by September, an agency official said. The process of eliminating the numbers from 1.2 million business filings began last year after former Secretary of State Ken Blackwell Read More…

Trustees reappoint president of OU

The Associated Press ATHENS — Trustees at Ohio University have reappointed the school’s embattled president to the post for one more year. Roderick McDavis has been dogged by budget problems, the elimination of sports teams, a plagiarism scandal and computer-security breaches. In May, some faculty members and students said they no longer supported him. The Read More…

Six injured in Eaton Twp. collision

EATON TWP. — A two-car collision at state Routes 82 and 83 late Saturday resulted in a woman being trapped for about 20 minutes before firefighters were able to free her, firefighters and Highway Patrol troopers said. The woman, whose name was unavailable late Saturday, was flown by helicopter and to a Cleveland hospital, Highway Read More…