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    After 6 years of waiting, rescue pit bull gets his own kitty

    I didn't tell you to stop! More pwease!đŸ¶đŸŻ #kissme #bubba #rue #bubbarue #bubbalovesrue #kitten #kittensofinstagram #pitbull #pitbullsofinstagram #dogsofinstagram #catsofinstagram #adopt #adoptdontshop #rescue #furrendsupclose A video posted by BubbaRue (@bubbalovesrue) on Apr 20, 2016 at 2:23pm PDT NEW YORK, New York — Anybody who has ever rescued an animal knows they can be pretty special. Just ask Rebecca Pizzello about her 6-year-old rescue pit bull named Bubba. She got him from a shelter in Phoenix, Arizona when he was just 3-months-old, […]

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    Browns get 8th pick when NFL draft opens tonight

    CHICAGO, Illinois — The NFL draft opens this evening in Chicago with two quarterbacks expected to be the top picks. After a pair of blockbuster trades to move the now-Los Angeles Rams and the Philadelphia Eagles to the top of the draft, Jared Goff of California and Carson Wentz of North Dakota State are expected to be the first names off the board. Goff says he’s “excited for whatever happens.” The 6-foot-4 Goff started every game during his three seasons at […]

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    Is it okay to let your children taste alcohol at home?

    A sip of champagne on New Year’s Eve. A taste of beer to curb some curiosity. A glass of wine at the holiday dinner table. Researchers are trying to figure out how these experiences impact a child’s relationship with alcohol down the road.   A recent study found that parents believe that supplying a small quantity of alcohol will protect their children from unsupervised alcohol use with their friends. In a recent blog on the New York Times website, the […]

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    Study: Your dog hates your hugs

    It’s a study that’s going to be difficult for any dog owner to hear — your dog probably hates your hugs. In an article published in Psychology Today, psychology professor and neuropsychological researcher Stanley Coren argues that most dogs are stressed out by hugs. Coren and his team analyzed 250 pictures posted to social media of people hugging their dogs. What they found is that 82 percent of dogs exhibited at least one of the signs of dog stress — […]

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    Prom and ‘promposal’ cost big bucks for students, parents

    Gone are the days when a boy simply asked a girl to the prom. Now it’s all about how you ask a date to the prom. The so-called ‘promposal’ can set you back big bucks. According to a Visa survey published on Yahoo!, the average American teenager spent $324 on promposing. In a majority of cases, parents are picking up the tab. The pressure is on for students to come up with creative ways to ask their date to the […]

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    National Weather Service confirms storm damage not caused by tornado

    BRUNSWICK HILLS, Ohio — The National Weather Service has confirmed that overnight storm damage in the Brunswick and Brunswick Hills areas was not caused by a tornado. Thousands of people in Northeast Ohio were without power after heavy storms moved through early Tuesday, bringing down trees and power lines in some areas. A small portion of Brunswick and Brunswick Hills was hardest hit by the storms. On Stonehurst Drive in Brunswick, fencing and shingles were reported down at homes. There was also […]

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    Kelly Clarkson shares adorable photos of new son

    Kelly Clarkson shared the first photos of her new son. The singer posted the photos on her Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts over the weekend. Thank you @archetype_photo for the beautiful pictures once again!!! Y'all are the best! A photo posted by Kelly Clarkson (@kellyclarkson) on Apr 23, 2016 at 9:27pm PDT Meet Remy, our newest addition to the family! #charmfordays #watchoutladies A photo posted by Kelly Clarkson (@kellyclarkson) on Apr 23, 2016 at 9:25pm PDT Clarkson and her husband, Brandon […]

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    1990s WWE wrestling star Chyna dies at age 45 in California

    REDONDO BEACH, Calif. — Chyna, the WWE star who became one of the best-known and most-popular female professional wrestlers in history, has died at age 45. Los Angeles County coroner’s Lt. Larry Dietz says Chyna, whose real name is Joan Marie Laurer, was found dead in Redondo Beach on Wednesday. Dietz said his investigator was still at the location with the body late Wednesday night, and he had no further information on the death. TMZ reported that investigators were looking […]

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    Kayaker pulled to safety from waters of Lake Erie

    BAY VILLAGE, Ohio — The Bay Village Fire Department pulled a kayaker from Lake Erie early Tuesday morning. The rescue happened off the coast near the Bay Boat Club in Bay Village around 4:15 a.m. The U.S. Coast Guard along with firefighters from several nearby departments provided mutual aid. According to the Bay Village Fire Department, the call came in around 3:45 a.m. from someone who heard a man in the water calling for help. When firefighters arrived, they could hear the man, […]

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    Grandparent burnout: Do we expect too much of them?

    It’s the topic on a popular pregnancy and parenting blog that is generating lots of discussion. Do cash-strapped families rely too heavily on grandparents to help care for their grandchildren while the parents are at work? The question was raised in a forum on whattoexpect.com. Do you think parents are being selfish making their elderly parents babysit newborns and toddles during their golden years?When I say making, I mean unintentional emotional blackmail, where they would feel like bad grandparents if […]

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    ‘It’s heart-wrenching’: Man, woman die in early morning house fire

    AKRON, Ohio — Two people were killed in an early morning house fire in Akron. The victims were a man and woman, both of whom were in their 60s. The fire was reported just before 3:45 a.m. Monday at a house located at 714 Fultz Street. One man was able to escape the fire before firefighters arrived. Neighbors heard a loud noise and looked out their windows to see what was going on. “First it sounded like a loud boom like something exploded […]

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    Driver killed after car crashes into tree

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland Police said one person was killed after a car slammed into a tree early Friday. It happened around 3:45 a.m. along Kinsman Road between Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and East 105th Street. Police said the driver, who was the only person in the car, was killed in the crash. Dispatchers were alerted to the accident by the vehicle’s OnStar system and calls to 911. Police have not released the identity of the driver. Stay with Fox 8 […]