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    Study: Most marriage proposals don’t go according to plan

    It is one of the most important and nerve-racking moments of a man’s life — asking his girlfriend to become his wife. A survey by All Speeches Great and Small — a wedding speech writing agency — found that only about 13-percent of proposals go according to plan. That’s almost six out of every seven proposals that fall flat. So what are the issues? Many grooms say location is key. Most of the iconic locations picked were too crowded. Grooms […]

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    Scottie Pippen struggles with ‘Take Me Out to the Ball Game’ during Cubs game

    CHICAGO, Illinois — You probably won’t be hearing Scottie Pippen sing “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” during games three, four, or five of the World Series when the games are played in Chicago next weekend. The former Chicago Bulls player and six-time NBA champion took to the mic during the seventh inning stretch Saturday night just before the Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers to take the National League Championship Series pennant and cement their place in the […]

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    Homeowner on vacation as fire destroys house

    ELYRIA TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A massive fire destroyed an Elyria Township home early Monday morning. The flames broke out at a home on Rosewood Street just after midnight, the Elyria Township Fire Department told Fox 8. It took firefighters about three hours to get the fire under control. The fire department said the man who lived in the home was on vacation. At this point, firefighters are calling the fire suspicious. Arson investigators are expected to return to the scene of the […]

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    The ‘Bulldogs’ help AJ deliver the 8-day forecast

    STOW, Ohio — This week’s “Weather from your School” segment took Fox 8 meteorologist AJ Colby to Stow. He visited Lakeview Intermediate School and had some help from some students delivering the 8-day forecast.  

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    Check mate: Preparing young students to become chess champions

    SOLON, Ohio — The Solon City School district is home to the current state high school chess champion — and the district has won the overall state championship for four out of the last five years. And the district is working with young students to help shape the champions of tomorrow. Kenny Crumpton spent some time with the chess club at Lewis Elementary School in Solon as the district prepares for a big chess tournament this weekend at Cleveland State […]

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    Survey: Favorite Halloween candy by state

    When it comes to favorite Halloween candy — Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and candy corn are king. That’s the results of a survey by Influenster. A survey of 40,000 people in all 50 states found Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Kit Kat and Butterfinger were the three top treats in every state in the U.S. Five states — Oregon, Wyoming, Tennessee, Texas, and South Carolina — named candy corn the top pick for Halloween. In Ohio, Milky Way was named the favorite candy […]

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    Donald Trump invites President Obama’s half-brother to final debate

    LAS VEGAS, Nevada — When Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton take the stage in Las Vegas Wednesday night for the third and final debate before the presidential election, President Obama’s half-brother will be in the audience. But he won’t be there to support Clinton, the Democratic nominee. Instead, he’s coming as a guest of Trump, the Republican nominee. Malik Obama told the New York Post he is “excited” to attend the debate. Obama’s Kenyan-born, half-brother Malik will be in the […]

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    ‘LeBron’ banner coming down to make room for ‘NBA World Championship’ banner

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — If you travel through downtown Cleveland over the next few days, you might notice something missing. The 10-story LeBron James banner on the Sherwin-Williams building is coming down to make room for a new NBA World Championship banner. The company announced early Monday that workers will begin taking down the banner on Monday. Work is expected to continue through Wednesday. On Thursday, the new banner will be delivered and lifted to the roof of the building. It […]

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    Suspect in custody in fatal shooting of teen at Mr. Hero

    CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — Cleveland Heights Police have a suspect in custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a teen at his family’s Mr. Hero restaurant Friday night. According to a post on the Cleveland Heights Police Facebook page, officers spotted a man walking into the Dollar General at Lee Road and East Overlook Road around 9 p.m. Sunday who matched the description of the suspect wanted in connection with the deadly shooting on Friday. When the man was approached […]

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    Cleveland Police officers spring into action after spotting house fire

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — It wasn’t a smoke detector or a call to 911 that alerted the Cleveland Division of Fire to a house fire. Instead, it was some alert Cleveland Police officers. They spotted flames shooting out of the roof of a house on East 113th Street while on patrol around 2:20 a.m. Monday. According to police, neighbors told the officers the house was occupied. They banged on the door to alert anybody inside that the house was on fire. […]

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    Watch: Hotel manager saves dog stuck outside moving elevator

    GREENVILLE, South Carolina — A quick-thinking hotel manager saved a small dog from what could have been a gruesome death. Ben Duke is the general manager at The Roadway Inn in Greenville, South Carolina. According to WYFF, he was walking out of a storage area at the hotel last week when a hotel guest was getting on the elevator with his leashed dog. “The doors closed, and I guess he didn’t realize that his dog had wandered off,” Duke told […]