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    My Town: Inside|Out Public Art Project kick-off meeting

    AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Museum of Art is hosting its kick-off meeting for its latest public art project. The Inside|Out community kick-off meeting will be held Thursday, February 12, at 5:30 p.m. The project is funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and features 30 framed reproductions of artwork at temporary outdoor locations. Six Akron neighborhoods will be chosen to be included in this year’s project. The installations will be held from April to June and […]

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    Police investigating overnight shooting

    CLEVELAND — Police are investigating a shooting on the city’s west side. The shooting occurred at the 3200 block of West 48th Street at approximately 9:30 p.m. Police say a 30-year-old woman was injured and taken by vehicle to MetroHealth Medical Center, where she is undergoing surgery. The victim was a passenger in the same car during the shooting. Authorities have not yet arrested any suspects and anyone with information is encouraged to call Cleveland Police. Stay with FOX 8 […]

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    My Town: 2014 Earth Day Coalition winners’ display

    MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio — Winners of the Earth Day Coalition’s annual students’ contests are going on display. The 2014 theme was “ZERO Waste.” The 25th Annual Art, Poetry and Essay winning entries will be displayed through Sunday, February 15, at the Cuyahoga County Library Middleburg Heights Branch. Viewing hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays. The Art, Poetry and Essay Contest […]

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    My Town: Groundhog Celebration with Lake Erie Eddie

    CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is hosting its celebration for groundhogs. Groundhog Fun Day will be held Saturday, January 31, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum’s own groundhog, Lake Erie Eddie, will make a special appearance during the fun day. It will also feature other live animal demonstrations and crafts and activities relating to natural history. Groundhog Fun Day is free with museum admission. Admission is $14 for adults, $10 for kids ages 3 to […]

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    My Town: Wade Oval Winter

    CLEVELAND — The Rink at Wade Oval is hosting movies and activities nights. Wade Oval Winter will be held Friday, January 23, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, January 24, from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Movie Night begins at 5 p.m.) and Sunday, January 25, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. The first movie night of the season will show Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Free glow toys will be given away and the Western Reserve Historical Society’s […]

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    My Town: Walk the Walk for Autism

    CLEVELAND — The Autism Society of Greater Cleveland is hosting a walk to benefit autism awareness. The Walk the Walk A Mile in Their Shows 5K and Indoor Walk will be held Sunday, January 25, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the City of Independence Field House. Admission for the walk is $25 for adults and $15 for teens and kids under 15. Admission for the 5K walks is $35 for adults and $20 for teens and kids under […]

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    My Town: Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Day Coalition

    AKRON, Ohio — The Trinity United Church of Christ is hosting a special celebration in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Rev. Dr. Carl P. Wallace will be the keynote speaker at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Day Coalition on Sunday, January 18, at 5 p.m. The theme of the celebration is, “A Day On, Not A Day Off” and it’s open to the public. For more information about the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Day Coalition, call […]

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    Power restored to more than 3k on Cleveland’s west side

    CLEVELAND — More than 3,000 residents were without power on Cleveland’s west side Wednesday evening. The issue was reportedly due to a problem with a circuit breaker and has since been restored. The outages are on the Cleveland/Lakewood border.

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    My Town: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at University Circle

    CLEVELAND — Several Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events are lined up to take place at University Circle. Events begin Sunday, January 18, and will run throughout the week. On Monday, January 19, The Rink at Wade Oval is hosting special hours to commemorate the holiday. The rink will be open from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m., admission is free and skate rentals are $3 per pair. Several museums are offering free or discounted admission and Dr. King-themed programming. […]

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    Cavs falter against Phoenix as James returns

    PHOENIX (AP) — LeBron James scored 33 points in his return from a two-week layoff but it wasn’t enough to prevent the Cleveland Cavaliers from going down to their sixth straight loss, 107-100 to the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night. Markieff Morris scored a career-high 35 points on 15-of-21 shooting for the Suns, who outscored the Cavs 11-3 over the last 3:31. The Cavaliers rallied from a 19-point, third-quarter deficit to go ahead in the fourth, the first of eight lead changes […]

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    My Town: ‘Zoolympics’ show at Akron Civic Theatre

    AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Zoo will return to the Akron Civic Theatre with its animal show. The “It’s A Wild World Animal Show” will be held at the theater on Sunday, February 8, at 2:30 p.m. The show features animals from around the world, combined with a music and video presentation with audience participation. The show is free for all Akron Zoo members (zoo pass must be shown), $10 for adults, $5 for kids 3 to 12 and kids […]

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    My Town: Copley Heritage Days committee meeting

    COPLEY, Ohio — The first official Copley Heritage Days committee meeting of the year is quickly approaching. The meeting will be held Tuesday, January 20, at 7 p.m. at the Copley Township Hall. All community members and those interested in participating in this year’s Copley Heritage Days are invited to attend the meeting. Organizers say several departments, including vendors, activities and parade are in need of volunteers. This year’s Copley Heritage Days will kick off Friday, July 31, and be […]