August 29, 2014

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Dulik: A sweet victory to knock that sour taste out of Browns fans’ mouths

Just when you thought you knew all the answers, the Browns went out and changed the questions Sunday afternoon. Cleveland’s 51-45 win over the Cincinnati Bengals was equally stunning, remarkable and unexpected — and delivered a seismic jolt that was felt throughout the NFL. After a full week of being used as a nationwide punchline, Read More…

Derek Anderson shines for Browns after week of QB chaos

CLEVELAND— Derek Anderson spent his week inside a vortex, dealing with pressure from the latest controversy of a dysfunctional franchise. It was an unenviable position and, arguably, a no-win proposition — to pick up the reins of the Cleveland Browns, whose instability appeared to reach critical mass on Tuesday when Week 1 starting quarterback Charlie Read More…

‘Sopranos,’ ‘Daily Show’ among Emmy winners

LOS ANGELES — "The Sopranos” turned its startling cut-to-black final season into Emmy gold Sunday, winning the best drama series award, and newcomer “30 Rock” was named best comedy series. The mob saga’s victory was nearly unprecedented, with only one other drama series, 1977′s “Upstairs, Downstairs,” having claimed the top trophy after leaving the air. Read More…

Browns notes: Jamal Lewis returns to “old” form

CLEVELAND — Jamal Lewis already owned the Browns Stadium record for rushing yards in a game, but not while playing for the home team. That changed on Sunday afternoon, when Lewis shattered his own mark by gaining 216 yards on 27 carries in the Browns’ 51-45 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. Lewis had set the Read More…

Clinton unveiling health care plan

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is unveiling a sweeping health care reform proposal today that would require every American to carry health insurance and offer federal subsidies to help reduce the cost of coverage. With a price tag of about $110 billion per year, Clinton’s “American Health Choices Plan” Read More…

Officials urges higher priority on Ohioans’ health

COLUMBUS — The state hasn’t done enough to promote healthy lifestyles and has to spend too much time and money managing diseases that might be preventable, the state health director said. The state also has an economic interest in reducing health problems in Ohio, where the number of obese people continues to grow and heart Read More…

Teen strikes building with car, is charged with DUI

ELYRIA — A teenager who drove his car into a Lake Avenue building late Friday was arrested and his 15-year-old passenger was taken to a local hospital, police and witnesses said. Elyria police and firefighters and LifeCare paramedics were called to Lake Avenue and Neufer Court just before 10:30 p.m. after the 17-year-old boy drove Read More…

Sullivan man leads police on chase

ELYRIA — A Sullivan man who led Elyria and North Ridgeville police on a short chase early Thursday is accused of drunken driving, an Elyria police report stated. Samuel Swiger, 42, was charged with DUI, driving under suspension, reckless operation and failure to comply — all first-degree misdemeanors, the report said. Elyria police cruisers crossed Read More…

Briefs: Sept. 17

Man robbed after scuffle outside bar LORAIN — A Lorain man found intoxicated in a parking lot on East 29th Street told police he was robbed at gunpoint by a woman he drove home from a bar, a Lorain police report said. Police were called to an area not far from El Patio Bar about Read More…

Indians sleeping, not sweeping vs. Royals

CLEVELAND — Sunday is the prescribed day of rest, and the Indians took that quite literally in their series finale with Kansas City. Sleepwalking through much of the afternoon, Cleveland’s late rally fell short in a 4-3 loss to the Royals that prevented the Indians from completing a sweep and winning for the 10th time Read More…