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    Monica Potter, ‘Christmas Story’ at Christmas Connection

    It’s your place for everything Christmas. The I-X Christmas Connection starts Friday, Nov. 21 and continues through Sunday, Nov. 23. It features vendors from 35 states to help you shop for the holidays. Cleveland native and television actress Monica Potter, along with her Monica Potter Home line, will be featured. You can also buy products from the Cleveland-based classic movie “A Christmas Story.” For more information, click here.

  • Museum celebrates International Children’s Day

    It’s International Children’s Day. Kenny Crumpton thought it would be a great opportunity to preview Second Sundays at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Every second Sunday of the month from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., families can enjoy free art making activities and explore the museum through dance, music and hands on projects. For more information, click here.  

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    Plugged In: Interviews shed light on Bill Cosby allegations

    The Associated Press released portions of a recent interview with Bill Cosby that deal with the rape allegations against the comedian. In the interview (above), which was recorded on Nov. 6, Cosby tells the reporter he does not talk about the allegations. While Cosby still had his microphone on, he urged the reporter not to use that portion of the interview. More than a dozen women allege that comedian Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them years ago. Three of the women, including […]

  • Horsin’ around for the upcoming Grand Prix

    A whole lot of horsin’ around on Fox 8 News in the Morning on Wednesday. Kenny Crumpton stopped by D.E. Show Stable in Chesterland. They are part of the Chagrin Valley Professional Horseman’s Association. The group will host the 50th Anniversary Grand Prix at the Cleveland Metroparks Polo Fields in July. A preview to the event will be held on Friday, Nov. 21 from 5 – 7 p.m. at Maypine Farm in Willoughby Hills. The preview will feature horse and […]

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    Plugged In: The child discipline debate

    Most child experts will tell you spanking is bad for your children. And now there is growing debate about whether time-outs do more harm than good for some children. According to a survey published a decade ago, 70-percent of parents used time-outs for children aged 19 to 35 months. A 2012 report from The American Academy of Pediatrics found that in preschool children, the time-out increased parental compliance from 25 to 80-percent. In a recent Time magazine article, Dr. Daniel J. […]

  • Grand Carousel ready for grand opening

    A piece of history is ready to come back to life at the Western Reserve Historical Society. The Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel opens to the public on Sunday, November 23. Euclid Beach Park Now, the Carousel Society and WRHS have been working on the restoration of the 1910 carousel since 1997. An estimated 90 – 95% of the original carousel was restored with the help of the Carousel Works out of Mansfield. For more information, click here.

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    Willow and Jaden Smith on education, time and music

    It is the first joint interview for Jaden, 16, and Willow Smith, 14. They are the son and daughter of Hollywood power couple Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith. The teens each released new music this month. That’s why they sat down with The New York Times’ T Magazine. They talked about more than music. They also talked about education and the “experience of time.” The following are excerpts from the interview: On “time” WILLOW: I mean, time for me, I can make […]

  • Local chef kicks traditional Thanksgiving feast up a notch

    This isn’t your grandmother’s turkey and stuffing. FOX 8′s Kenny Crumpton turned to Chef Steve Schimoler of Crop Bistro to put a gourmet spin on the traditional Thanksgiving feast. For more information on Crop Bistro, click here.  

  • Kenny Crumpton in lederhosen: Enough said!

    If you tuned in to Fox 8 News in the Morning on Friday, you saw Kenny Crumpton in lederhosen. “Why?” you may have asked yourself? He was hanging out at the new Hofbrauhaus Cleveland in Playhouse Square. The restaurant feature authentic German music, food and drinks. For more information, click here.

  • How did he do that? Illusionist visits FOX 8

    He made a name for himself on “America’s Got Talent.” Illusionist Kevin James stopped by the FOX 8 studios to show off some of his amazing tricks. He’ll be performing as part of “The Illusionists” at EJ Thomas Hall in Akron. For more information, click here.

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    Plane carrying Bono loses door mid-flight

    A close call for Irish rocker Bono during a flight to Germany. According to the New York Daily News, a six-seat Learjet 60 was carrying the U2 frontman and four friends when it lost its rear door. The plane did land safely in Berlin. “He was extremely lucky, the plane could have gone down,” a source close to Bono told the Irish Daily Mail. “About an hour into the journey they heard a big thud coming from the rear of the […]

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    ‘What?’: Shocked boy can’t believe his dad wore diapers

    Potty training! It’s a rite of passage for every parent. A Colorado mom by the name of Susan Hall was discussing the topic with her son, Banneker, when an adorable exchange took place. Hall had her cell phone, captured it all on video and posted it to her Facebook page. The two-year-old boy couldn’t believe his dad once wore diapers. “Banneker, everybody wore diapers. Did you know daddy wore diapers?” “My dad? Kevin Hall?” the shocked toddler asked. “Kevin Hall […]