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    Kayakers cling to tree in Cuyahoga River until help arrives

      KENT, Ohio — A kayak trip for two men turned into a terrifying ordeal Saturday afternoon on the Cuyahoga River. It happened around 3 p.m., near the Stow Street Bridge. According to the Kent Police Department and Portage County Water Rescue Team (PCWRT), the two men were heading down the river when they hit some rapids, overturning their kayaks. One man told the PCWRT that he was almost pinned under water by a submerged tree. Both men clung to […]

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    Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. with events around northeast Ohio

    CLEVELAND — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebrates the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing to America, Coretta Scott King writes on The King Center website. This American federal holiday is observed on the third Monday of January each year.  It’s a day of service and remembrance, and there are several events set around the community to help residents recognize it. Below, are events around northeast Ohio for MLK, Jr. Day.  If you have an event […]

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    Sherrod Brown holds roundtable for Ohioans concerned about losing healthcare

    CLEVELAND — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown on Sunday hosted a roundtable at MetroHealth Medical Center to address concerns from Ohioans who were worried about losing their healthcare under the repeal, a news release stated. Brown was joined at 11 a.m. by leadership from MetroHealth and other medical centers, who detailed the consequences of repeal for the patients that they serve. Participants discussed actions by Congress to potentially kick hundreds of thousands of Ohioans off of their healthcare insurance, with no […]

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    Local boy scouts ‘scarf bomb’ to help those in need during the winter

    It’s January in northeast Ohio and the temperatures are unpredictable. That’s why the second and third graders from St. Jude in Elyria are working to do their part to help those in need this winter, by scarf bombing! Watch the above video to learn more details about this special project!

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    Local councilman, community members rally over Giant Eagle closures

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A local councilman organized a rally on Saturday to protest the “sudden decision” to close two Giant Eagle stores in the city, a press release from the City of Cleveland City Council stated. Cleveland Councilman Brian Cazy invited community members to “Rally at Giant Eagle” on Lorain Avenue Saturday afternoon to voice disapproval of the move from the Pittsburgh-based company. “Don’t leave us with an empty building, at least allow us to market the building to bring […]

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    Special salute to honor plane crash victims held today

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A special gun salute was held Saturday for six people who were killed when their plane crashed into Lake Erie late last month. President and Chief Executive Officer of Superior Beverage, John Fleming, was flying the plane on December 29 when it went down shortly after leaving Burke Lakefront Airport. The aircraft had been carrying Fleming’s wife, Sue, their two children, Jack and Andrew, as well as neighbor, Brian Casey, and his daughter, Megan. The group was leaving […]

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    Seen On TV: 1/15/17

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Sunday, January 15, 2017 Click here for info on Script You Future Click here for info on Today’s Bride Show Click here for acts performing at inauguration concert Click here to be Idris Elba’s Valentine Click here to vote for the next Monopoly token Click here for info on the Bon Jovi opening act contest Click here for more on ‘Knit Your Dog’ Click here for information on local strongman Mark Burnett Click […]

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    Seen On TV: 1/14/17

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Saturday, January 14,2017 Click here for info on Script You Future Click here for info on the 2017 Scholastic Art + Writing Exhibition Click here for info on Szarka Financial Planning Click here for acts performing at inauguration concert Click here to be Idris Elba’s Valentine Click here to vote for the next Monopoly token Click here for info on the Bon Jovi opening act contest Click here for more on ‘Knit Your […]

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    Seen On TV: 1/11/17

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Click here for info on Script You Future Click here to be Idris Elba’s Valentine Click here to vote for the next Monopoly token Click here for info on the Bon Jovi opening act contest Click here for more on ‘Knit Your Dog’ Click here for information on local strongman Mark Burnett Click here for information on Billy Joel tickets Click here for a list of Marc’s stores that […]

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    Bond set at $5 million for parents charged in 5-year-old girl’s death

    JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The parents of Ashley Zhao, 5, who are charged in connection with her death, appeared in Massillon Municipal Court Wednesday morning for an arraignment. Ashley Zhao was reported missing on Monday by her parents, Ming Ming Chen and Liang Zhao, who told police she was last seen in the back room of a restaurant. Bond was set for both parents at $5 million. The judge said the reason for the high bond was so the suspects couldn’t leave this […]

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    Erie County issues Level 1 winter road condition advisory

    ERIE COUNTY, Ohio — The Erie County Sheriff’s Office has issued a Level 1 winter road condition advisory until further notice. Driving is reportedly treacherous in that area because of the accumulating ice and snow. Motorists are urged to use caution while out on the roads. A similar warning was issued by the Hinckley Police Department: “CAUTION!!! Areas of the roadway appear dry but are ice! Road crews are out salting.” Slick roads are also a problem in Wayne County: […]

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    Download: Woman vacationed while someone else sleep-trained her baby

    It’s a controversial topic all on its own … should you let your baby cry it out? One woman came up with a solution that is sure to fan the flames of those in opposition of this sleep training technique: She paid someone else to do it for her and went on vacation. Read the article, then vote in our web poll: Is it OK for a parent to hire a sleep trainer for their child while they go on […]