September 1, 2015

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Genre-upending director Craven dead at 76

LOS ANGELES — It’s hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice. The prolific writer-director, who died Sunday at age 76, ushered in two distinct eras of suburban slashers, first in the 1980s with his iconic “Nightmare on Elm Street” and its indelible, Read More…

UPDATED: Avon Lake man killed in Cleveland car wreck

CLEVELAND – Sometimes Aaron Maxwell would stay as long as 10 hours at the gym – but it wasn’t all about the fitness. Christopher Cox, a coach at Chu To Bo Judo in Avon remembers how his 20-year-old friend became a familiar face at the gym, spending hours helping gym goers train for marathons or Read More…

Trailblazing Cleveland Congressman Louis Stokes dead at 90

COLUMBUS — Former U.S. Rep. Louis Stokes, a 15-term congressman from Ohio who took on tough assignments looking into assassinations and scandals, has died. He was 90. He died peacefully with his wife, Jay, at his side, a month after he announced he had brain and lung cancer, his family said in a statement. “During Read More…

Trump-inspired debate drama highlights unsettled GOP field

CLEVELAND — It took just one question for chaos to erupt in Cleveland. “Is there anyone on stage, and can I see hands, who is unwilling tonight to pledge your support to the eventual nominee of the Republican Party and pledge to not run an independent campaign against that person,” asked Fox News’ Bret Baier Read More…

Wolfey’s watch party draws supporters

ELYRIA — Being president is not brain surgery, but that didn’t concern a group of supporters for Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson. If the electorate were comprised of those who gathered for the Republican presidential debate watch party at Wolfey’s Bistro & Pub on Thursday night, Carson would be the Republican nominee. Most of Read More…

GOP debate in Cleveland: Protesters gather outside Quicken Loans Arena

Brad Dicken and Jon Wysochanski The Chronicle-Telegram CLEVELAND — Protesters outside Quicken Loans Arena aren’t fans of the ideas being espoused inside during tonight’s Republican debates. Brad Woodhouse, president of Americans United for Change, told a large crowd that it’s time to shine a spotlight on how out of touch the Republican Party is. “This Read More…

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Debate tonight could be first step in winnowing GOP presidential field

WASHINGTON — The political veteran with the right resume, but perhaps the wrong last name. The rookie senators and their focus on foreign policy and individual rights. Governors with experience — and baggage. The never-been-elected outsiders, and of course, the billionaire showman. For the Republican Party, the narrowing of that vast field of presidential hopefuls Read More…

Field is set for Thursday’s GOP debate in Cleveland

CLEVELAND — Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has scored the top spot for Thursday night’s leadoff debate of the 2016 presidential race, joined by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and seven other Republican contenders who made the campaign’s first cut. Seven others will be excluded, including former technology executive Carly Fiorina and Read More…

Kasich makes the cut in Cleveland GOP debate

CLEVELAND — Fox News has selected the 10 Republican presidential candidates who will participate in the first debate of the 2016 presidential campaign. The two-hour debate is scheduled for 9 p.m. EDT Thursday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, with a televised forum for the seven candidates not selected to take part beginning at 5 Read More…