October 1, 2014

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Avon proposes tax-sharing plan

AVON — The city is willing to cut a deal if it means a proposed new interchange off Interstate 90 will get built.Avon officials on Wednesday said they would agree to limited revenue-sharing with several Cuyahoga County cities if the interchange survives a planned vote on Friday by the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency. The Read More…

Teen shoots 4 at Cleveland school, kills self

CLEVELAND — A black-clad 14-year-old student gunman who wounded two students and two teachers at his high school before killing himself had a history of aggressive behavior and had previously threatened to commit suicide, a newspaper reported. A fellow student at SuccessTech Academy alternative school said Asa H. Coon, who had been suspended for fighting Read More…

ALCS: The Tribe’s curse

Maybe I should be sitting behind a curtain with my voice distorted to say this: My attraction to baseball came late in life. Fogarty Despite growing up watching Johnny Bench, Pete Rose, Tony Perez and the Reds at Crosley Field as a Dayton native, I never acquired a real taste for the grand old game Read More…

ALCS: The Sox curse

Despite having spent the last five years living in Ohio, I still wear my Boston Red Sox cap proudly. You see, growing up in Boston instilled me with two things: a sense of American history and a lifelong, unconditional love for the Boston Red Sox. Baker Don’t let anyone tell you differently: Boston is a Read More…

What’s sweeter than sugar? Cold hard cash

ELYRIA — This Halloween, Elyria dentist Scott Nagy is willing to put his money where your child’s mouth is. Nagy and five assistants at his Gulf Road office have cooked up a no-cavity solution to this year’s Halloween: Cash for candy. On Nov. 1, a child can show up at his office between 6:30 and Read More…

Indians: Tribe stops to savor ALCS atmosphere

 Chris Assenheimer The Chronicle-Telegram CLEVELAND — Showers kept the Indians from taking the field for a workout on Wednesday at Jacobs Field, but nothing’s going to rain on this parade — an impending ALCS meeting with the Boston Red Sox and an opportunity to advance to the World Series with a win. “To be able Read More…

Browns: Reunion of sorts for Quinn

 Scott Petrak The Chronicle-Telegram BEREA — Brady Quinn is in no hurry to relive draft day. It was long enough the first time. But with the Miami Dolphins (0-5) scheduled to visit Cleveland Browns Stadium on Sunday, Quinn was surrounded by reporters Wednesday. If the Dolphins had taken him with the ninth pick, there’s a Read More…

State house passes gaming machine ban

COLUMBUS — Bars and storefront parlors will not be allowed to hand out cash prizes for games similar to slot machines under a bill that cleared the House Wednesday with surprising ease. The legislation drew just 13 “no” votes in the 99-member House, which is controlled by Republicans. Many members in the House support expanded Read More…

Browns notes: Ginn not everything in Miami

BEREA — Ted Ginn Jr. is known for having track speed, but he’s had a hard time getting out of the blocks this year. He was drafted No. 9 by the Miami Dolphins but hasn’t started a game at receiver. He has two catches for 51 yards, including a 36-yarder last week on a crossing Read More…

Police blotter: Oct. 11

Lorain police Monday, Oct. 8 5 a.m. – 1000 block W. 22nd St., a woman said several items were missing from her car. 9:08 a.m. – 2800 block Grove Ave., Alberto Ortiz, 44, Lorain, was picked up on a warrant and taken to CHP Regional Medical Center. 10 a.m. – 1000 block W. 23rd St., Read More…