September 16, 2014

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UPDATED: Highway Patrol: Driver jumps in front of semi, sets self on fire (VIDEO)

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PITTSFIELD TWP. — A man who jumped in front of a tractor-trailer truck before lighting himself on fire Monday morning was taken to a hospital in critical condition. Hugo F. Ramos, 28, of Cleveland, was driving westbound on state Route 20 with three children in the car about 10:45 a.m. Monday when he pulled off Read More…

Photos: North Ridgeville Skunk Festival 2014

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The annual North Ridgeville Skunk Festival was held on Saturday afternoon. The popular event draws skunks and their owners from all over, and features races and a costume contest.

Browns 26, Saints 24: Brian Hoyer leads winning drive, gets coach Mike Pettine his 1st win

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CLEVELAND — The last time the Browns won a home opener, Brian Hoyer had a fresh diploma from St. Ignatius and was just starting his career at Michigan State. Johnny Manziel was in grade school in Texas. Mike Pettine was a lowly assistant with the Ravens, less than three years removed from his time as Read More…

‘United We Sweat Family Field Day’ touts exercising

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ELYRIA — Saturday’s United Way-sponsored “United We Sweat Family Field Day” offered families the chance to get pumped up with a variety of exercises and other physical activities. While participants exercised, they were spared the sweat, given the day’s unseasonably cool temperatures that hovered in the 50s following rain that continued up to the 10 Read More…

Oberlin College students rent art pieces for semester

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OBERLIN — More than 200 college students who congregated outside of Andria Derstine’s office at Allen Memorial Art Museum on Saturday morning “warmed” the museum director’s heart. The group of college students participated in the semiannual art rental event that’s held near the beginning of each semester. Since 1940, students convene at the art museum Read More…

September 2014 Photo Gallery

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View and buy photos shot by Chronicle-Telegram photographers during the month of September. Keep checking back, as the gallery will be updated throughout the month. Newest photos will be at the bottom.