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    Police use dog to search for driver who ran off after crash injures tow truck driver

    HIGHLAND HILLS, Ohio — Police from Highland Hills and several nearby communities are searching for the driver that ran off after a crash injured a tow truck driver. The crash happened on Harvard Avenue near Millcreek Boulevard around 2:23 a.m. Thursday. A tow truck driver was in the process of hooking up a disabled SUV when a car struck the SUV from behind, police told Fox 8. Police are using a dog to search for the driver of the car. The tow […]

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    Madonna makes surprising confession during ‘Carpool Karaoke’

    New York — Just when you think she has said and done it all, pop superstar Madonna makes another surprising confession. The Material Girl revealed something about her relationship with Michael Jackson during a taping of the popular “Carpool Karaoke” segment with “The Late Late Show” host James Corden. Corden asked Madonna what it was like to go out with the King of Pop. “You want me to kiss and tell then don’t you?” Madonna responded. “Did you kiss?” Corden asked. […]

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    When it comes to holiday shopping, woman say they take charge

    When it comes to household spending and holiday shopping, women make most of the decisions. That’s according to a new poll by CreditCards.com. But men see it very differently. The survey found men believe they share those decisions equally with a woman in their household. Regarding holiday shopping, far more men (41 percent) than women (25 percent) said it was shared. The CreditCards.com poll also found: 73 percent of women say a female does most of their household’s shopping for […]

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    University of Akron to offer course on President-elect Donald Trump and his victory

    AKRON, Ohio — It was a stunning political victory. Now, students at the University of Akron can take a course that will analyze the success of Donald Trump’s presidential run. “My course will answer a lot of questions people still have after the election,” said Matthew Akers, Ph.D., director of government relations and assistant director of the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics, in a news release from the University of Akron. “We will discuss what happened during the […]

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    2016 Turkey Bowl: Meet the contestants and download your bracket

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — They are the 16 men and women who hope to win the 18th annual Fox 8 Turkey Bowl. Our 2016 contestants joined hosts Kenny Crumpton and Todd Meany in the studio Wednesday for our traditional meet-and-greet. These bowlers will throw frozen turkeys at cans of cranberry sauce on Thanksgiving morning at the Giant Eagle in South Euclid. You can watch on TV or join us at the store when the fun kicks off from 6 – 9 […]

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    In the wake of a contentious election, some are dreading holiday gatherings

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Unless the topic of politics comes up at your holiday dinner. In the wake of this year’s election, many people are dreading the thought of sitting across from family and friends who voted differently than they did. The New York Times profiled several people who changed their Thanksgiving plans to avoid having to get together with family and discuss differing political views. One woman in Spokane, Wash., called off Thanksgiving with her mother and […]

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    Kelly Clarkson on hauntingly beautiful new song: ‘One of the hardest things I’ve ever done’

    If you’ve heard Kelly Clarkson‘s latest song on the radio, you know the vocals are flawless. But the singer says recording “It’s Quiet Uptown” from the upcoming “The Hamilton Mixtape” was “one of the hardest things” she’s ever done in her life. Recording It's Quiet Uptown while being pregnant with my son was one of the hardest things I've ever done in my life. 😳😩 #HamiltonMixtape — Kelly Clarkson (@kelly_clarkson) November 4, 2016 Clarkson told Ryan Seacrest, “I was pregnant […]

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    ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith on Colin Kaepernick not voting: ‘It is shameful’

    San Franciscos 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has ignited a new controversy. He told reporters he didn’t vote in the presidential election. “I’ve been very disconnected from the systematic oppression as a whole. So, for me, it’s another face that’s going to be the face of that system of oppression. And to me, it didn’t really matter who went in there. The system still remains intact that oppresses people of color,” Kaepernick said when asked about the election. Kaepernick became famous […]

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    Standoff with shooting suspect in Rocky River ends

      ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — A man wanted in connection with a shooting in Lorain is in custody after he refused to leave his vehicle in a Rocky River backyard Monday morning. The Westshore Enforcement Bureau SWAT Team and officers from several other departments surrounded the vehicle, which was stuck in the mud behind a Colahan Drive home. The situation was resolved shortly before 10 a.m. and the roads were reopened, police said. According to the Rocky River Police Department, it […]

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    Working fewer hours is good for you and your employer

    It sounds too good to be true. Working less and getting more done. Those are the findings of a new study at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. The group examined working hours in several countries over a span of more than 20 years and found that productivity is actually highest when people spend fewer hours working. According to CNN, output actually starts to fall if people work more than 48 hours per week. Working overtime has been linked […]

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    Local police department warns of ‘suspicious’ candy

    WAKEMAN, Ohio — The Wakeman Police Department has issued a warning about some candy that was passed out during the city’s trick-or-treat Sunday evening. In a post on its Facebook page, the department said, “some candy passed out in town today is very suspicious.” They warned anyone who collected Lemonheads to carefully inspect them. The department said there were several instances of the packages being opened and the candy looking distorted. Several people responded to the post by saying it’s normal […]

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    ‘Dozens’ of women come forward as college student charged in string of sexual assaults

    MADISON, Wisconsin — One woman’s allegations of sexual assault against a University of Wisconsin student led to multiple charges based on claims from five women. Alec Cook, 20, appeared in Dane County Circuit Court Thursday to hear the charges against him. He faces 14 felony counts, including second- and third-degree sexual assault, strangulation and false imprisonment, and one misdemeanor count of fourth-degree sexual assault. The court entered a not guilty plea on his behalf to the misdemeanor charge. Under Wisconsin law […]