November 24, 2014

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Albert Guggenbiller

Albert Guggenbiller, 89, of Medina, passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2007. He was born December 6, 1917, in St. Wendelin. Mr. Guggenviller was a Army WW II veteran. He retired as a shipping clerk from Tru-Fit Screw Products after 43 years. He was a member of St. Francis, AARP No. 2095 of Medina and Medina Read More…

Legal hurdles face those trying to unlock iPhones for cash

NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers have figured out how to unleash Apple’s iPhone from AT&T’s cellular network, but people hoping to make money from the procedure could face legal problems. At least one of the companies hoping to make money by unlocking iPhones said it is hesitating after calls from lawyers representing the phone company. Read More…

Who will be the new dancing stars?

   LOS ANGELES — Is it possible Mark Cuban, Floyd Mayweather Jr. or Wayne Newton can dance? Viewers will find out on the new season of "Dancing With the Stars," which has assembled another eclectic field of contestants. Cuban, the billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner, welterweight boxing champ Mayweather and Las Vegas headliner Newton are among Read More…

Tianna Madison’s bid to defend world long jump title falls short

No one can foresee the strange curves and sudden turns life can take. Tianna Madison has learned this the hard way. When Madison, an Elyria native, turned professional two years ago, the sky was the limit. She had burst onto the global track and field scene by winning her first world championship in the long Read More…

Tribe wins again, has chance to put Twins in big hole

CLEVELAND — The Indians entered their series against Minnesota with the opportunity to bury the Twins in the Central Division race. Through the first two games, Cleveland has brought its shovels. Thanks to a 6-5 victory on Tuesday, the Indians can complete the sweep tonight, which would leave the pesky Twins choking on their first-place Read More…

Tribe notes: Hafner starting to power up

CLEVELAND — It’s a minute sampling, but Indians manager Eric Wedge thinks Travis Hafner’s performance over his last six games through Monday is a sign that the team’s top run producer is finally emerging from a season-long scuffle at the plate. “I feel like he’s getting there,” said Wedge of Cleveland’s designated hitter, who entered Read More…

Lottery dream: $250M

JASON MILLER / CHRONICLE Convienent Express customer Marc Lupico, of Grafton, waits for his Mega Millions ticket from employee Maggie Cochran in Grafton. Ever wonder what it would be like making $1,097 per hour without getting off the couch? Some lucky Mega Millions winner may be doing just that after capturing the $250 million jackpot Read More…

Dan Coughlin: Quinn’s the best, so why not let him play?

I know that Romeo Crennel was joking when he chided the media the other day about their obsession with the quarterback job. Everybody is obsessed with it, including the Browns coaches and front office. They’re also scared. They’re afraid to start Brady Quinn. A wise old head who’s been with the Browns for decades cautioned Read More…

Poverty up in Lorain

LORAIN — Lorain Council members Greg Holcomb and Kathy Tavenner could just as easily be talking about a hurricane when they describe the impact of poverty in their city. “You can see the effects, see it in the neighborhoods where they’re boarding up homes,” Tavenner said. Holcomb agreed: “I see it on a daily basis Read More…

Police: Suspect taped himself with loot

LORAIN — Police already have exhibit No. 1 if the case of the 16-year-old accused of burglarizing the home of county Juvenile Judge David Berta goes to trial — a short video, shot on one of the judge’s stolen cameras, of the suspect and his friends with what police believe is some of the loot Read More…