August 30, 2014

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Romney speaks in Cleveland

CLEVELAND — Down in the polls, but sounding upbeat, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney asked about 3,500 supporters at the I-X Center this afternoon to help him defeat President Obama on Tuesday. “He’s offering excuses; I’ve got a plan. I can’t wait for us to get going. He wants us to settle,” he told the Read More…

Browns: Brandon Weeden’s effort not good enough

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CLEVELAND — It looked as though it might be a moment to remember for the Browns and quarterback Brandon Weeden. But in the end, it was just another Sunday to forget for both of them. Cleveland had Baltimore down, but the Browns couldn’t put the Ravens away, with an inconsistent Weeden playing a large part Read More…

Browns wilt down stretch, drop 10th straight to Ravens

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CLEVELAND — The Browns have won two games in the last 11½ months. Until they win two in consecutive weeks, there should be a moratorium in their locker room on suggesting they’re in playoff contention. Until they snap a 10-game skid against the Ravens, no one should mention closing the gap in the AFC North. Read More…

Ravens 14, Browns 12: Defense standing tall

The Browns had pulled within 14-12 of the Ravens on Phil Dawson’s fourth field goal of the game from 33 yards out with 2:39 remaining in the third quarter. After allowing two lengthy drives from Baltimore on the Ravens’ first two possessions of the game, Cleveland’s defense stiffened. Heading into the fourth quarter, the Browns Read More…

Browns cut Ravens’ lead to 14-9 at halftime

CLEVELAND – The Browns regrouped after a brutal first quarter and trailed Baltimore 14-9 at halftime at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Phil Dawson improved to 15-for-15 on the year with three second-quarter field goals. He was good from 32, 28 and 29 yards. The Browns defense forced two punts after allowing long touchdown drives on both Read More…

Ravens 14, Browns 0: Baltimore running to early lead

Baltimore dominated the first quarter Sunday, taking a 14-0 lead over Cleveland at Cleveland Browns Stadium. The Ravens scored on two lengthy drives, going 70 yards in 10 plays before a Ray Rice 8-yard touchdown runon their opening possession. Baltimore, which maintained possession for 12:27 of the opening quarter,  scored  on a 12-yard run from Read More…

Browns DT Phil Taylor to start today in return from torn pectoral

CLEVELAND – Browns defensive tackle Phil Taylor is expected to start today at 1 p.m. against the Baltimore Ravens at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Taylor is making his season debut after tearing a pectoral muscle in May. He began practicing last week and was activated from the physically unable to perform list Friday. Taylor said during Read More…

Phyllis May Simmons

Phyllis May Simmons, 88, of Wellington, died Saturday, November 3, 2012, at the Elms Retirement Village. Born on July 16, 1924 in Elyria, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Lucille (nee Wilcox) Forbush. Phyllis adored her family and cherished the time she spent with them. She loved animals of all kinds. Phyllis Read More…

Mary H. Rybarcyk

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Mary H. Rybarcyk (nee Caroniti), 73, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2012 at EMH Healthcare in Elyria, following a short illness. She was born July 10, 1939 in Wellington. Mary had worked for The City of Elyria as a clerk. She was an avid New York Yankee fan, and loved her dogs. Survivors Read More…

Dolores Jean Linkous

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Dolores Jean Linkous, 79, of Lorain, passed away peacefully at her home Thursday, November 1, 2012, after a lengthy illness. She was born October 5, 1933, in Brownsville, Pennsylvania and had been a Lorain County resident for the past 38 years. She was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking and was a loving fan of Elvis Read More…