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Browns camp opens with optimism, but Jimmy Haslam talks Flying J woes, tries to assure fans everything will be just fine

BEREA — Jimmy Haslam was in full Cleveland Browns mode Thursday afternoon. He stood on the sideline between practice fields and watched intently, from stretching to 11-on-11 drills. He wore a gray Browns T-shirt and brown shorts and chatted with Jim Brown and Trent Richardson. “I’ll tell you, it’s exciting,” Haslam said of his first Read More…

Browns training camp log: Day 1

NEWS OF THE DAY: Owner Jimmy Haslam watched practice and talked to the media on the first day of training camp. He said he’s “very optimistic” regarding the federal investigation of Pilot Flying J, he’s committed to owning the team for a long period and cash flow isn’t a problem. CAMPER OF THE DAY: Safety Read More…

Browns: News and notes from Day 1 of training camp

BEREA – The Browns opened training camp this afternoon with a spirited practice on a gorgeous day. Here are some highlights and notes: ** Receiver Josh Gordon suffered a leg cramp, according to coach Rob Chudzinski. Gordon was slow to get up and limped back down the field after dropping a deep pass. He talked Read More…

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam ‘very optimistic’ regarding investigation of Pilot Flying J, says team has no cash flow problems

BEREA — Browns owner Jimmy Haslam said he’s “very optimistic” regarding the federal investigation of Pilot Flying J, he’s committed to owning the team for a long period and cash flow isn’t a problem. Haslam spoke to reporters for seven minutes as the Browns began their first practice of training camp under bright sunshine. Haslam Read More…

Obama appoints Sutton to lead shipping corridor

  CLEVELAND (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to appoint a former Ohio congresswoman to lead the government-owned St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corp., which runs the American side of the shipping corridor. The White House announced Wednesday that the president will name Democrat Betty Sutton to the administrator’s job based in Washington, D.C. The Seaway Read More…

Walter Veiock

Walter Veiock, 83, a resident of Avon, for the past 30 years, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at EMH Healthcare, following a brief illness. He was born August 7, 1929 in Pennsylvania. Walter served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked for 22 years at Fruehauf and retired from Shelby Read More…

Theodore A. “Ted” Scheutzow, Jr.

Theodore A. “Ted” Scheutzow, Jr., 72, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at his home, following a brief illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

Margaret A. Johnson

Margaret A. Johnson, 72, of Oberlin, passed away Monday, July 22, 2013 at Wesleyan Village, Elyria. She was born February 4, 1941 in Little Washington, Pennsylvania. Margaret worked as a Secretary at the Oberlin F.A.A. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church and enjoyed spending time with her pets and shopping. She is Read More…

Paul Godfrey

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Paul Godfrey, 61, of Elyria, passed away Friday, July 19, 2013 at EMH Healthcare in Elyria. Mr. Godfrey was born January 30, 1952 in Cleveland and grew up in Grafton. He graduated from Midview High School in 1972 and was a lifelong resident of the area. He was a truck driver for more than 30 Read More…

Phoebe Ann Posey

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Phoebe Ann Posey (nee Moore), 94, of LaGrange, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013, following a short illness. She was born August 6, 1918 in Clay County, West Virginia, and had been a resident of the area since 1950. Phoebe was a member of LaGrange United Methodist Church. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, reading, and had Read More…