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The Morning Hit–5/15/15

"Steady, are ya ready?"

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we tell you enough about what’s going on so you can shoot the breeze while you’re waiting for your coffee. My friend Kevin and I get coffee every morning and the line was out the door. How about being ready to pay for all your stuff at the Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Kennel No. 6

Kennel 6

Hello!  I’m a pretty girl who loves to play.  I found myself here at the kennel and now me and my new friends are in big trouble. The kennel is full. Bad things happen when the kennel is full – all of us are in danger unless dogs – like me! – get moving and Read More…

Poll indicates Republicans softening on immigration policy

WASHINGTON — Americans appear open to a softer immigration policy than Republican presidential candidates have preached in the past. Even a majority of Republicans in the country can see themselves voting for someone who would protect millions of immigrants from deportation, according to a new poll. The Associated Press-GfK poll finds that Republicans overwhelmingly want Read More…

Royals 6, Indians 2: Tribe offense still lagging, Corey Kluber takes loss

CLEVELAND — The Indians’ season-long slump continued in earnest Monday night at Progressive Field. With ace Corey Kluber on the mound, Cleveland’s lack of offense contributed mightily to a 6-2 loss in the series opener against Central Division rival Kansas City. Kluber (0-3, 4.24 ERA) wasn’t his usual dominant self, allowing six runs (four earned) Read More…

Annual Pizza Challenge presented by Elyria Sunrise Rotary

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Enter to win 4 tickets to the Annual Pizza Challenge presented by the Elyria Sunrise Rotary at Nick Abraham Elyria Ford on Tuesday, April 21st from 5-8pm! Read More…

Gunman arrested in Mesa, Ariz., shooting that left 1 dead, 5 wounded

James Queally Los Angeles Times The gunman who cut a bloody swath through a Phoenix suburb on Wednesday morning, shooting six people in Mesa, Ariz., has been arrested, the city’s acting mayor told the Los Angeles Times. The suspect, whose identity was not released, was captured sometime before 1 p.m., according to Acting Mayor Dennis Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Diesel

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Handsome Diesel was with his owner since he was a young pup. Diesel was surrendered because he was too active for his family. This energetic boy will require a home where he will receive plenty of walks and playtime. Diesel loves to lay by your feet next to the couch and get belly rubs with Read More…

Pot legalization could be windfall for Ohio, Lorain County

ELYRIA — ResponsibleOhio released figures Tuesday estimating that its proposal legalizing marijuana in Ohio would generate $554 million in annual tax revenue by 2020. In Lorain County alone, special marijuana taxes would generate almost $4.1 million for county government annually and more than $7.5 million that would be split among the county’s cities, villages and Read More…

Lorain family awaits dreaded knock

Adrian Bermudez, of Lorain, talks last week about his son, Juan, who is facing possible deportation.

LORAIN — When one of the Bermudez family’s greatest fears resurfaced last week, it arrived in a dark red Chevrolet Impala. Uvaldo Bermudez, 25, doesn’t know how long the car was following him as he wove through Lorain and into Elyria with his brother and two friends the morning of March 3. All he knows Read More…

Shelter from freezing temperatures available

A temporary homeless shelter is being reopened in the gymnasium at St. Mary Parish, 320 Middle Ave. in Elyria, due to the bitter cold. The shelter opens at 3 p.m. today and closes 9 a.m. Monday, Pete Aldrich, a St. Mary parishioner who will oversee the shelter, said Thursday. Elyria doesn’t have a homeless shelter and Read More…