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Ohio Lottery to stick with new vendor

Complaint by old vendor is dismissed Read More…

Roundup: June 15, 2008

Lawyer to state: Pay up to avoid suit COLUMBUS — The attorney for the two young women who have alleged they were sexually harassed while working in the attorney general’s office has asked the state for nearly $900,000. Rex Elliott, the attorney for Cindy Stankoski and Vanessa Stout, sent a letter to the attorney general’s Read More…

Ohio Muslims reflect on terrorism convictions

TOLEDO — Leaders of the city’s 6,000-strong Islamic community said convictions of three Ohio men of Middle Eastern descent on federal terrorism charges shouldn’t reflect on Muslims who have been rooted here for generations. A federal jury on Friday found Marwan El-Hindi, 45, Mohammad Amawi, 28, and Wassim Mazloum, 26, guilty of plotting attacks against Read More…

Off the beat: Incredible shrinking waistlines

The Chronicle may be getting bigger, but the people inside the building are getting smaller — well, some of them, anyway. Mike Nowak before contest: Mike Nowak after contest: In a 12-week “Biggest Loser” contest that ended last week, 20 employees lost combined 415 pounds. Mike Nowak, an assistant in the IT Department, lost 55 Read More…

Lorain/Sheffield Notebook: June 14, 2008

St. Peter student receives award Hannah Ernst, an eighth-grade student at St. Peter School in Lorain, received the 2008 Distinguished Graduate award from the Sisters of Notre Dame. The award is presented to an eighth-grader who is “the most authentic witness to the spirit of the sisters of Notre Dame.” In addition to being an Read More…

Diabetics depend on swimming pool

LeeAnn Mullen The Chronicle-Telegram SHEFFIELD LAKE — For the past 25 years, Volunteer Services for Diabetics has lent a helping hand to Lorain County residents with the disease. But in a tight economy, the organization’s well of generosity has almost run dry — just like the swimming pool at Carousel Swim Club on Lake Breeze Read More…

Complex provides a new Key to treat

LORAIN — A new residential treatment center for alcohol or drug-dependent women will help ensure that these women, including mothers with small children, get the treatment they so desperately need. Officially opened with an afternoon-long reception, The Key is a $700,000 facility capable of housing up to 16 women, some of whom will be able Read More…

Journalist Tim Russert dies at 58

WASHINGTON — Tim Russert, a political lifer who made a TV career of his passion with unrelenting questioning of the powerful and influential, died of a heart attack Friday in the midst of a presidential campaign he’d covered with trademark intensity. Praise poured in from the biggest names in politics, some recalling their own meltdown Read More…

Tony time for Midview graduate in New York

You would think the bright-lights-and-red-carpet thing would be getting old for the Knechtges family. Not on your life, according to Ingrid Knechtges, mother of 1990 Midview High grad Dan Knechtges, who’s following up his Broadway success as a choreographer of the Tony-nominated “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” with his first-ever Tony nomination as a Read More…

Arrest made in Lorain shooting

LORAIN — Police charged one man with felonious assault and are looking for two others in connection with an incident in which two men were shot Wednesday night. Cory Patfield-Briggs, 21, of Cleveland, was arrested on Lorain’s east side about 10 p.m. Thursday, according to Lorain police Det. Steyven Curry. Police have issued warrants for Read More…