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    Engaged? You could say ‘I Do’ at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – How would you like to say “I Do at the Zoo?” Fox 8 and Q104 along with the Cleveland Metroparks are giving one lucky couple a chance to tie the knot at the new Stillwater Place. You’ll be the first to say “I do” inside the zoo’s brand new, elegant event center. We’ll provide the gown, tuxedo, flowers, music, reception and rings. You bring the love! We’ll pick one lucky couple to get married on live TV […]

  • Former factory turned into studio for local artists

    LAKEWOOD, Ohio -- You'll find a variety of artists hard at work inside the Screw Factory Artists' Studio on Athens Avenue in Lakewood.

  • Local robotics team advances to ‘Super Regional Championship’

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — “The Metallic Controllers,” a robotics team from the Horizon Science Academy, are taking their winning robot to nationals. The team was among 32 teams to compete at the First Tech Challenge in Cincinnati earlier this month. They were one of only six teams to advance to the Super Regional Championship. That will take place at the end of March in Iowa. They’ll face teams from 11 states. Fox 8’s Kenny Crumpton got to see what the robot […]

  • Kenny takes ride at first and largest indoor mountain bike park

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — It’s the largest and first indoor mountain bike park in Ohio — and Fox 8’s Kenny Crumpton took a spin on the track inside Ray’s MTB. Ray’s says it’s a “fun, no attitude, indoor bicycle park… built by guys who love to ride.” For more information, click here.

  • Fitness gurus capitalize on new sports drink and new gym

    MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio — Whether you are an elite athlete or a couch potato thinking about getting in shape, Results Fitness might be for you. The Mayfield Heights gym has been in business for about a year. The gym served as a backdrop for Jerred and Brandon Smith to talk about the success of their new sports drink called Nooma.

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    John Travolta once again ‘the talk’ of the Academy Awards

    HOLLYWOOD, California — John Travolta sure knows how to be memorable at the Academy Awards. Hot off last year’s “Adele Dazeem” fiasco — in which he introduced singer Idina Menzel as “Adele Dazeem” — he did it again at this year’s Oscar ceremony. #Oscars2015 — Patrick Ryan (@PatRyanWrites) February 23, 2015 Menzel turned the tables on Travolta by introducing him by a made-up name. They hugged on stage and then Travolta awkwardly touched her face. The best images from […]

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    Spectacular sight: Frozen Niagara Falls at night

    NIAGARA FALLS, New York — Niagara Falls is a spectatular sight no matter when you see it. But, it’s even more spectacular when it becomes partially frozen. People are flocking to the falls to take in the sight and snap pictures and shoot video. Temperatures have not been above freezing at Niagara Falls this entire month, so a substantial amount of ice has formed. Despite the frigid temperatures, 20 million gallons of water are still flowing. Historians say Niagara Falls […]

  • Lego League members impress with creativity

    You know legos are a popular toy for children. But did you know they're used in competition?

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    Plugged In: How sibling bullying affects perception of peer bullying

    Ask most parents with multiple children, and they’ll tell you sibling rivalry and aggression are perfectly normal. But a new study in the Journal of Family Violence found the behavior could have an affect on peer bullying. The study, which was reported by, found that most people considered sibling aggression normal and were reluctant to define it as bullying. “The most striking result to us was that people who reported experiencing more sibling bullying when they were younger were […]

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    Priest takes plea to Facebook: ‘Enough with the snow already’

    BOSTON, Massachusetts — It’s a city that is used to a lot of snow and brutal cold. But even by their standards, this winter has been too much for the people of Boston. So far, they’ve seen nearly 100 inches of snow. For Father James Martin, a Jesuit preist and editor-at-large for America Magazine, enough is enough. He made a plea to God, via Facebook on Monday morning. While there is no indication that God “liked” the post, people are […]

  • ‘We get crazy for paczki': Local baker loves Fat Tuesday

    PARMA, Ohio — It’s Fat Tuesday and if you live in Northeast Ohio — that means paczki. At Rudy’s Strudel and Bakery on Ridge Road in Parma, they expect to sell between 55,000 – 60,000 paczki. “We get crazy for paczki. We do a lot of traditional but then we also do some wild and savory paczki,” said Lidia Trempe, who co-owns Rudy’s with her mother, Eugenia Potatajko. The bakery has been in the family for 68 years. Trempe told Fox […]

  • Bust a myth? Science Center exhibit lets you put them to the test

    Kenny Crumpton checks out a cool, new, interactive exhibit at the Great Lakes Science Center.