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    Pictures: Browns training camp 2014

    Rely on Fox 8 News to bring you the best from Berea! Click here for more training camp coverage.

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    Woman’s quest to find her own Ryan Gosling goes viral

    A woman who was tired of dating decided she would take a much different approach to finding Mr. Right.  Or Mr. Gosling. She set up an open casting call in Los Angeles for the perfect boyfriend. The actors had no idea they were auditioning for a real life role. During the audition, the potential suitors were asked to read Ryan Gosling’s lines from The Notebook, among other things. Many of the men started to realize something was up when they […]

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    Tickets to LeBron James homecoming event up for grabs

    AKRON, Ohio — Tickets for LeBron James‘ welcome home celebration were available beginning Monday at 10 a.m. and the immediate interest was overwhelming. The tickets were only available through this Ticketmaster website. When trying to access the site, the following message was given: “An unusually large number of visitors are accessing our site. You’ve been placed in line and will be granted access to the site in the order in which you arrived.” The big event will be held Friday, […]

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    Statement addresses Pinkston’s absence from training camp

    CLEVELAND — A statement on Browns offensive lineman Jason Pinkston was released Monday, although specific details on the athlete’s condition were withheld. It was sent by the Browns and Schwartz & Feinsod and said: “Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Jason Pinkston has not been medically cleared to participate in football activities. The team has been in communication with Jason and his representatives and will respect their wishes to not provide any further details at this time.” Head coach Mike Pettine previously […]

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    Expect RTA delays Monday after retention wall collapse

    CLEVELAND — An RTA spokesperson said to expect delays after a retention wall collapsed sending debris onto the tracks. It happened Sunday around 4:30 p.m. at the Buckeye-Woodhill Rapid Station, located at 9528 Buckeye Road. No one was hurt. On Monday, the Blue line was using trains from Van Aken to Shaker Square, then shuttles to Tower City. The entire green line was using shuttles. The damage was between Tower City and Shaker Square. The collapse was the result of […]

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    Download: Should food handlers wear gloves?

    HONOLULU –  A high end restaurant in Hawaii wants to change the state’s food safety rules. According to KGMB, some sushi chefs say they don’t want to wear gloves, as required by the health department. Critics of the rules say the disposable gloves slow things down and create more trash. One restaurant’s general manager says he plans to seek an exemption. “There’s a lot of frustration. They’re trying really hard to feel the rice, the dab of wasabi, the texture […]

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    Rock beats paper: Why fist bumps trump high-fives

        NEW YORK — When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. A new study found that a quick fist bump spreads only one-twentieth the amount of bacteria that a handshake does. That’s even better than a high-five, which passes along less than half the amount as a handshake. What makes the fist bump more sanitary? The researchers say mostly it’s the smaller amount of […]

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    Seen on TV: 7/28/14

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Monday, July 28: Click here for Voices in the Dark Animal Rescue/Black Tie and Tails Gala Click here to get tickets for LeBron’s welcome home celebration Click here for Lay’s Do Us A Flavor Contest Click here for the FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby Click here for Stuff the Bus Click here for Cleveland Kids in Need Resource Center Click here for Cavalier Girls “Making the Cut” Click here for Browns training […]

  • Industrial fire put out with no injuries, crews monitoring hazardous chemical

    MENTOR, Ohio — Firefighters Friday fought a large industrial blaze that was fueled by oil, bringing it under control without injuries and without allowing a hazardous chemical to flow toward Lake Erie. The fire sparked at Metal Seal Precision located at 7333 Corporate Boulevard shortly before 10:30 a.m. and quickly spread through the roof. The first fire trucks from Mentor arrived in about four minutes and quickly called for help from neighboring departments. Fast work by firefighters, coupled with fire […]

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    Ohio again testing for West Nile virus

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — The state of Ohio is again testing mosquitoes for West Nile virus after the program became a victim of federal budget cuts last year. The funding for the Ohio Department of Health program was restored in a mid-cycle budget bill that took effect July 1. As 80 local health departments have used the suburban Columbus lab. State public health entomologist Richard Gary tells The Columbus Dispatch that the state lab has received about 36,000 mosquitoes in the […]

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    Jason Aldean remembers Cory Barron; funeral arrangements set

    CLEVELAND — The country music superstar who headlined the last concert a local man ever attended once again expressed his condolences. Jason Aldean spoke with WGAR/Cleveland’s Brian and LeeAnn Friday morning, one week after he performed at Progressive Field. That was the night Cory Barron, 22, went missing.  His body was found days later in a landfill. After chatting a bit about the concert, Aldean himself mentioned Barron’s name. “While we’re talking about it, I’ve also been kind of following […]

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    Download: ‘I’m so Cleveland’

    CLEVELAND — When you live somewhere for a while, you become part of the city and it becomes part of you. People are proclaiming their local pride in a social media movement that starts with two little words:  I’m so … Finish the phrase with a city and explain why you’re so Cleveland or so Akron or so whatever city you live in! Here are a few examples.  Share your own on our Facebook page and we may read them […]