August 27, 2014

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Amtrak plan would skip Elyria stop

COLUMBUS — Amtrak recommends restoring passenger rail service among Ohio’s major cities by bypassing the grandest train station left in the state. Getting new passenger trains into Cincinnati’s Union Terminal, a 76-year-old landmark known for its bold Art Deco style and enormous rotunda, would require extensive capital improvements and add to freight congestion already in Read More…

NBA: LeBron only Cavs player making All-Star trip

 NEW YORK — The Cavaliers began Thursday night with the best record in the NBA at 35-8, but that didn’t help them get more than one All-Star Game selection. Point guard Mo Williams was not among the seven reserves selected by Eastern Conference coaches, meaning starter LeBron James will be Cleveland’s only representative in the Read More…

LeBron James lands fifth straight All-Star Game start, but Orlando’s Dwight Howard receives most fan votes ever

ORLANDO, Fla. — King James was no match for Superman this time. Still, when it comes to All-Star games, LeBron James isn’t exactly Clark Kent. After all, the Cavs superstar is the reigning All-Star Game MVP and a two-time All-Star MVP at that. And he’s only 24. On Thursday it was announced that James was Read More…

Remembering Dante Lavelli: Browns receiver was truly an all-time great

CLEVELAND — Dante Lavelli won seven championships in 11 seasons, across two leagues. He was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1975. He had the perfect nickname for a receiver: Gluefingers. Lavelli, a sure-handed receiver who helped the Cleveland Browns build a dynasty in the 1940s and ’50s, died Tuesday night at Read More…

Cold a factor in 3 deaths across Ohio

COLUMBUS — Snowfall blanketed most of Ohio on Sunday, capping a bitterly cold weekend that contributed to at least three deaths across the state. Temperatures remained below freezing and colder than usual and snow showers coated most of the state Sunday. In northern Ohio, the Seneca County sheriff issued a Level 2 snow emergency and Read More…

Ford plans to sell battery-powered van in 2010

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. is planning to put a fully electric car in showrooms by 2011 that will get up to 100 miles on a single charge and plans to offer plug-in versions of its hybrid vehicles a year later. Ford announced its strategy for electric vehicles Sunday at the North American International Auto Read More…

Local & State Roundup: January 9, 2009

State to close two juvenile facilities COLUMBUS — The state agency responsible for juvenile corrections said Thursday it plans to close a corrections facility and a residential treatment center to save the state $24 million a year. The state’s economic crunch and a decrease in the youth offender population were two factors in the decision, Read More…

ROUNDUP : Jan. 8, 2009

Ohio to offer wind, solar power grants CLEVELAND  — Ohio is taking another step in its attempt to turn the state into a hub for the renewable energy industry. A new program will offer grants to increase the use of solar and wind power. The state says the $3.5 million program for residential projects will Read More…

ROUNDUP: Dec. 27, 2008

Radio host arrested on drug charges EAST CLEVELAND — A community activist has been charged with felony permitting drug abuse for what police say was a major drug distribution ring operating from his barbershop. According to reports obtained by a newspaper Friday, East Cleveland police say Art McKoy was at his Superfly barbershop in February Read More…

Browns vs. Bengals: The statbook

SCORING SUMMARY First quarter BENGALS 7, BROWNS 0. Leon Hall, 50 interception return (Shayne Graham kick), 8:30. second quarter BENGALS 14, BROWNS 0. Chris Henry, 20 pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick (Graham kick), 8:02. DRIVE: 15 plays, 89 yards. TIME OF POSSESSION: 8:36. KEY PLAYS: Rookie halfback James Johnson picked up three first downs on the Read More…