November 27, 2014

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Just sick about sixth – white sox 11, indians 10

Indians can’t overcome 9-run debacle CLEVELAND — If there had been a life preserver somewhere near the Cleveland Indians’ dugout, Cliff Lee certainly could have used it. Instead, the Indians threw out Fernando Cabrera. The Chicago White Sox feasted on the weak underbelly of the Indians’ bullpen, turning Cabrera’s one-third on an inning into a Read More…

Wedge receives contract extension

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians keep winning and competing as if October, late October, will be part of its schedule. Manager Eric Wedge, who has overseen the Indians’ progress on the field, was rewarded for its success on Monday, as the club signed him to a three-year contact extension. Wedge was signed through the end Read More…

Fielding of dreams – Tribe Notes

Garko helps Indians win with his bat and his glove As much as Ryan Garko is known for his handiwork with the bat, it’s his improvement with a glove that has ensured an everyday job in the big leagues. Garko has emerged in his second season with the Indians as one of the team’s top Read More…

NBA’s problem children don’t deserve a break

Nancy Armour Associated Press Contrary to what union chief Billy Hunter might think, there’s little for the NBA players association to consider about Ron Artest and Stephen Jackson’s latest suspensions. These are, after all, two of the NBA’s biggest problem children, the main culprits in that ugly brawl at The Palace. Lengthy suspensions then weren’t Read More…

Crazy Carnoustie

Weather vagaries one more concern for field to ponder Doug Ferguson The Associated Press CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — It was wicked one minute, wonderful the next. The rain and wind were so strong Monday morning at Carnoustie that Tiger Woods and Rod Pampling didn’t even bother with umbrellas, and Woods took off his glove when he Read More…

Lorain couple face drug charges

Two arrested in May when nephew died of suspected overdose at their home LORAIN — A Lorain man and woman who were arrested in May for failing to report the drug-related death of a 19-year-old nephew were arrested again this past weekend — this time for drug trafficking, police said. Police raided the New Hampshire Read More…

Officials say crowds big at Jamboree, Port Fest

AMHERST — Despite a change of location and a first-time cover charge of $1, last weekend’s Old Time Jamboree in Amherst proved a success, said John Dietrich, president of the Amherst Historical Society. “We had a lot of good comments and a good turnout,” Dietrich said. “We had other festivals to compete with. The Port Read More…

Lorain’s baby health program looking ill

LORAIN — The Lorain City Health Department’s Help Me Grow program lost $134,500 in funding for the 2008 fiscal year. Terry Tomaszewski, Lorain City Health Department’s health commissioner, said the department will be looking at its staffing level, staffing budget and caseload level to make up for the deficit. Help Me Grow is a home-visiting Read More…

Local auction firm handles international Hitler watch sale

WELLINGTON — Imagine holding in your hand two watches that once belonged to Hitler. It might give some people the creeps, but two European collectors were willing to shell out $70,000 and $621,691 for watches that once belonged to the man responsible for millions of deaths in World War II. The watches, which were discovered Read More…

Man dies trying to remove copper from power line

NEW MIAMI — A man attempting to take down a power line to remove and sell the copper inside was electrocuted early Monday, Butler County sheriff’s office said. Deputies found Brandon Reed, 22, of Hamilton, tangled in lines after receiving a telephone tip about 3 a.m., Lt. Marian Olivas said. Crews from Duke Energy recovered Read More…