November 21, 2014

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Indians: Myers returning to rotation in Cleveland

CLEVELAND — Brett Myers will be in a comfortable spot and returning to the rotation — two things the right-hander said that made the choice to sign with the Indians an easy one. Myers, 32, passed a physical Thursday at Progressive Field and officially agreed to a one-year, $7 million contract Friday with Cleveland that Read More…

Winter Camping

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As a boy scout, I was really fortunate to be a member of the best troop around, the legendary Troop 136 of Elyria. We churned out Eagle Scouts like Detroit makes cars, and we did so because of great leaders who were stone cold camping fanatics. Most troops went camping three times a year, whenever Read More…

Report: Browns, Chip Kelly close to deal

NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport reported tonight that Oregon coach Chip Kelly is close to a deal to become the Browns coach. Rapoport cited a source informed of the situation. Kelly has been the Browns’ No. 1 choice since they fired Pat Shurmur on Monday. Kelly coached the Ducks to a 35-17 win over Kansas State on Read More…

EMH to pay $4.4 million over unnecessary medical procedures

ELYRIA — EMH Elyria Medical Center and the North Ohio Heart Center have agreed to pay the federal government $4.4 million to settle a lawsuit over unnecessary cardiac procedures performed at the facilities between 2001 and 2006. The settlement was announced today by U.S. Attorney for Northern Ohio Steven Dettelbach. Staff at the facilities “performed Read More…

Police: Woman taken to hospital after jumping off rail overpass

LORAIN — A homeless woman was taken to the hospital after she reportedly jumped off the Nardini Gateway rail overpass overnight. A condition was not immediately available today for Cynthia Redilla, 48. Officers responded to the overpass at about 12:40 a.m. after receiving a report that a woman was standing on the bridge, according to Read More…

Ohio establishing minimum ACT, SAT scores, so students can avoid remedial college classes

COLUMBUS — The state is establishing minimum ACT and SAT test scores that will guarantee that students entering Ohio’s public universities and community colleges won’t be placed into remedial classes. About 41 percent of all public high school students entering a public college or university in Ohio are currently taking at least one remedial course Read More…

Police log for Jan. 4, 2013

LaGrange police Friday, Dec. 28 3:15 p.m. — Factory Street, report of a reckless driver who almost struck another vehicle by driving at a high rate of speed. No one was located. Tuesday, Jan. 1 4:45 p.m. — Public Square, a male was making threats to harm himself. 11:30 p.m. — McDonald’s, North Center Street, Read More…

Column: Browns fans shouldn’t be scared of Chip Kelly’s lack of NFL experience

Paul Brown is long dead, Tony Dungy happily retired and Bill Belichick gainfully employed. With my list of potential Browns coaches reduced by three, I’m reminded there aren’t any perfect coaches. Even the best in the business have lost big games and been deemed not good enough. I mention this because the latest Cleveland coaching Read More…

Browns coaching candidate Chip Kelly wants decision “quickly”

Oregon coach Chip Kelly is ready to listen to NFL teams interested in hiring him after coaching the Ducks to a 35-17 Fiesta Bowl win Thursday night over Kansas State. But he wants to “get it wrapped up quickly.” Kelly completed his fourth year as head coach of Oregon, becoming the first coach to go Read More…

High school hockey: EC routs Normandy at the Q

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CLEVELAND — It wasn’t as easy as it was the two other times. Elyria Catholic coach Rick Montgomery didn’t expect it to be. In fact, in the first period it was a little tense for the Panthers. Normandy, a team Elyria Catholic beat 10-0 the first time they met and 11-1 in the Cuyahoga Valley Read More…