August 21, 2014

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By cutting some clutter, you can help others

Do you ever get the feeling that your closet is shrinking? Last year, it was at least twice as big. And now you can barely shut the door. AREA GOODWILLS IN AVON: 825 Center Road IN ELYRIA: 502 N. Abbe Road IN LORAIN: 1996 Cooper Foster Park Road West IN VERMILION: 4743 Liberty Ave. Well, Read More…

Browns look like a playoff contender with easy win over Texans

CLEVELAND – The Browns didn`t need overtime. They didn`t need a ricochet field goal. Their fans didn`t need Maalox. The Browns picked up an ordinary win Sunday – 27-17 over the Houston Texans at Cleveland Browns Stadium – and that`s what`s remarkable. After their last three games came down to field goals in the final Read More…

Dulik: Fans finally getting to see a good team

Losing exacts a heavy toll on a football team, and on a football-crazy city. Apparently, it also leads to problems in the dairy aisle. “When I`d go to buy groceries and we weren`t winning, I`d hear about it,” Browns wide receiver Joe Jurevicius said. “People would tell me things like, ‘The milk is over there,` Read More…

Defense steps up in Browns’ win over Houston

CLEVELAND – Each of the sculpted arms of Cleveland Browns linebacker Kamerion Wimbley are scrawled with black ink, bearing the pictures and words of at least a dozen tattoos. One in particular shows the image of a lunging tiger, along with the words, “Hold my own.” For Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub, those words, no Read More…

Syria to join Mideast talks hosted by U.S.

DAMASCUS, Syria – Syria announced Sunday that it will attend the Annapolis summit on Mideast peace, saying it would send its deputy foreign minister because the future of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights had been put on the agenda. The official news agency, SANA, said Deputy Foreign Minister Faysal Mekdad would travel to the U.S.-backed conference, Read More…

Browns notes: K2 ignoring the pain for pleasurable season

CLEVELAND – Kellen Winslow`s forehead was bruised, his cheeks were chafed and his arms were covered in scrapes. But despite the visible wounds, the standout tight end couldn`t stop smiling Sunday after the Browns` 27-17 win over the Houston Texans. “I told you guys we were gonna turn some heads this year, I told you,” Read More…

State historical group may cut support

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Historical Society wants to unload one-third of the sites that it operates to ease the cost of maintaining its roster. The society, a nonprofit group that gets most of its money from the state, operates 60 historical sites around the state, but it wants to transfer ownership of 20 of them Read More…

Holiday travel smooth for most

ATLANTA – Travelers heading home after the Thanksgiving holiday weekend swarmed airports Sunday, but for the most part without the long lines and delays many had feared. In Atlanta, home to one of the nation`s busiest airports, rainy weather delayed some incoming flights more than two hours, though lines were moving, said Herschel Grangent, spokesman Read More…

Roundup: Nov. 26

Deputies searching for female inmate ELYRIA – Sheriff`s deputies late Sunday were seeking an inmate who escaped while serving time for a drug offense at Lorain-Medina Community Based Correction Facility. Sherri Baker, 30, of Elyria, was at a meeting as part of her treatment at another facility on Lowell Street when she asked to use Read More…

LeBron nets fourth triple-double of the season as Cavaliers down Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS – The Cleveland Cavaliers were having a blast laughing at the Indiana Pacers for about 2½ quarters. The joke almost was on them. Indiana erased a 14-point deficit in the third quarter before Cleveland rallied behind LeBron James` fourth triple-double of the season to beat the Pacers 111-106 Sunday for their third straight win. Read More…