August 23, 2014

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Reality model hopeful ousted

The dice came up snake eyes for North Olmsted’s Jacki Hydock on Thursday night when she lost her shot at a $100,000 cash prize and a prestigious New York City modeling contract on Bravo’s reality series “Make Me a Supermodel.” A week after the show’s judges criticized the 21-year-old waitress and one-time Cleveland model for mediocrity in recent photo shoots, she Read More…

Report: 1 in 99 adults in jail

NEW YORK — For the first time in U.S. history, more than one of nearly every 99 adults is in jail or prison, according to a new report documenting America’s rank as the world’s No. 1 incarcerator. It urges states to curtail corrections spending by placing fewer low-risk offenders behind bars. Using state-by-state data, the Read More…

DEATH IN THE AIR: Nearly every day somewhere in the world, a plane passenger passes away while in flight

NEW YORK — When Rubina Husain’s husband died aboard an airliner, she shielded her 10-year-old daughter’s eyes so she wouldn’t see her daddy’s body carried through the cabin. Then, with the corpse covered up and tucked away in a rear galley, the passengers who had stood around and stared after the man collapsed returned to Read More…

Prince Harry serving in Afghanistan

LONDON — The secret is out: Prince Harry has been serving on the front line with his British army unit in one of Afghanistan’s most lawless and barren provinces. Harry is the first royal to serve in a combat zone since his uncle Prince Andrew flew helicopters during Britain’s war with Argentina over the Falkland Read More…

Clinton hopes sisterhood revives campaign

COLUMBUS — Fighting to survive, Hillary Rodham Clinton is counting on female power to energize her faltering presidential bid. She’s hoping a double-digit lead among women in Ohio is the answer. “I am thrilled to be running to be the first woman president, which I think would be a sea change in our country and Read More…

McCain: Iraq troop remarks distorted

HOUSTON — Republican presidential hopeful John McCain said his remark that American troops could stay in Iraq for 100 years has been distorted, yet he still suggests a lengthy U.S. presence comparable to that in Korea and other countries. “Of course, that comment of mine was distorted. Life isn’t fair, as Jack Kennedy said,” McCain Read More…

Elyria post joins in new e-mail alert program

Know of a stretch of road where everybody speeds? How about a stop sign that nobody obeys? Or one that’s completely unnecessary? Well, now you can drop a line to share your opinion with your local Highway Patrol post. Just send an e-mail to ElyriaOSHP@dps. state.oh.us. “A lot of people communicate using e-mail these days,” Read More…

Elyria complex manager target of worker lawsuit

The Chronicle-Telegram ELYRIA — The U.S. government is fighting a legal battle for Hispanic workers at an Elyria apartment complex who say they are the victims of racial discrimination, according to federal court documents. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a civil rights suit Wednesday against MJM Management Co. in U.S. District Court in Cleveland. Read More…

Grafton/LaGrange police blotter: Feb. 29, 2008

LaGrange police Thursday, Feb. 21 7:05 p.m. – Keystone High School, man yelling racial slurs during a girls’ basketball game was removed from the school and advised not to return. Saturday, Feb. 23 3:35 p.m. – 100 block Loperwood Lane, fence torn down. 4:45 p.m. – 500 block N. Center St., woman reported seeing suspicious Read More…

Return of teachers program is old school for Oberlin College

OBERLIN — For the first time in about three decades, Oberlin College will have a program to train teachers. In June, the college will begin the Graduate Teacher Education Program for about a dozen teachers. “The college of Arts and Science is getting back into the teacher education business,” program director Deborah Roose said. The Read More…