September 2, 2014

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Critter Chronicles: Clyde

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They think I am a cattle dog terrier mix. I came to the shelter as a stray with my sister, Bonnie. I love everyone and I love to play. I love to cuddle, too! I am a great dog who just wants a furever family! BREED/DESCRIPTION: Cattle dog and terrier mix SEX: Male NEUTERED/SPAYED: Yes, Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Poppie

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Meet Poppie. He is housetrained, neutered and up to date on all shots.  Don’t let the white on his face fool you. He is an adult dog, but no way is a slow senior! Poppie is an active, sweet little boy that insists on daily walks, weather permitting of course. He loves squeaky toys and Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Shadow

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Shadow is adjusting to his new surroundings at Oasis, but he still looks for the companion dog he lived with and the “dad” who never came to claim him though contacted. The friendly Lab, blind in one eye, refused food his first days at the shelter, but lots of TLC has helped him rebound. He Read More…

Browns Notes: LB Quentin Groves thinks Johnny Manziel can succeed in NFL, believes Browns could handle circus he’d bring to town

BEREA — Veteran linebacker Quentin Groves thinks Cleveland’s locker room is equipped to handle the circus that would follow Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel to town if he’s drafted by the Browns next week. “I think we’re a mature enough team to handle it,” Groves said Wednesday after minicamp practice. “We’ve had some individual success Read More…

Browns DL Desmond Bryant glad to be back practicing after heart procedure in December

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder, left, runs from Cleveland Browns defensive end Desmond Bryant. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, File)

BEREA — Desmond Bryant was tired of the trips to the hospital — three in 13 months. He was sick of the scared feeling he’d get when his heart would race. So he elected to have a cardiac ablation Dec. 6 at the Cleveland Clinic to correct the irregular heartbeat. “I felt like after I Read More…

Woman reports suspicious incident to Lorain police

LORAIN — A suspicious man tried to get into a woman’s house by telling her he was a carpet cleaner, according to police. A Lorain woman told police three men drove up to her house on Oaktree Drive in a silver Ford Windstar with rust on the bottom. One of the men got out of Read More…

Lawsuit aims to strike down Ohio gay marriage ban

Some of the 12 plaintiffs named in a lawsuit seeking to strike down Ohio's gay marriage ban speak to media Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at a Cincinnati law firm. In the front row, from left, are Michelle Gibson, Mary Koehler, and Ronny Beck; in the back row, from left, are Karl Rece Jr., Gary Goodman, and Ethan Fletcher. All are involved in same-sex relationships and are seeking the right to marry in Ohio. (AP Photo/Amanda Lee Myers)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Civil rights attorneys filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to strike down Ohio’s gay marriage ban and to allow same-sex couples to marry in the state. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Cincinnati on behalf of six gay Ohio couples who say they are in love and want to get married. “They have an urgent need Read More…

Elyria man charged after allegedly hiding guns, running from police

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ELYRIA – A romantic rivalry may have been the driving force behind an incident Tuesday night when one man threatened another man with a gun and then ran from police. Jerrael Overall, 29, was charged with aggravated menacing, tampering with evidence, obstructing official business and carrying a concealed weapon around 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday near Read More…

Chipotle’s price hike to hit steak lovers harder

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NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle’s coming price hikes could hit steak lovers particularly hard. The Mexican food chain said earlier this month that it plans to start charging more for its burritos, bowls and tacos in coming weeks as it faces rising costs for ingredients. On Tuesday, Chief Financial Officer Jack Hartung noted that the chain doesn’t Read More…

Lorain County JVS program encourages children to buckle up

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PITTSFIELD TWP. — Teachers and administrators at Lorain County Joint Vocational School are hoping their safe driving message reaches the community. As part of the school’s annual “Buckle-up Bowl” week, teachers relayed the message to the community’s youngest members — preschool students at JVS. Students listened to a story read by Principal Jill Petitti and Read More…