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    Party like it’s 1964! Share your Cavs parade photos here

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — It’s one of the biggest celebrations Cleveland has ever seen! Tens of thousands of fans are in downtown Cleveland today to celebrate the Cleveland Cavaliers at a parade and rally. We want to see your parade photos. Click ‘submit’ below or email tips@fox8.com.

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    Cavs fans raise over $700K for local charities through playoff watch parties

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland Cavaliers fans helped raised more than $750,000 for local charities during the NBA playoffs. According to a release from the Cavaliers, that sum included watch party admissions, 50/50 raffles and auctions during the playoff games. The watch party tickets were $5 each this year and raised a total of $717,000. One hundred percent of those proceeds will go to six local charities: The Centers for Families and Children, City Year Cleveland, Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center, […]

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    Semi carrying candy bars flips near Great Northern Mall

    NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio — A portion of Great Northern Boulevard southbound and the ramp from that area to Interstate 480 West were closed Friday morning due to an overturned semi. Fox 8’s Patty Harken reports that a semi overturned on the Interstate 480 West exit ramp at around 7 a.m. The ramp to I-480W was closed. The southbound lanes of Great Northern Boulevard were also closed at Country Club Boulevard. North Olmsted police said the truck was carrying candy bars. As of 1 p.m., the truck had […]

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    Pups prep for big weekend at the Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter

    VALLEY VIEW, Ohio — The Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter is hosting an adopt-a-thon this weekend. **Check the photo gallery above for some of the dogs that will be available for adoption** Starting Friday and Saturday, June 24-25, from 10:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., and Sunday, June 26 from 10:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. anyone can come and find a new four-legged friend to take home. The event is free and will have food trucks, entertainment and more. All adopted dogs are spayed or neutered […]

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    Study says kids know more about smartphones than life skills

    A new study says more children nowadays know how to operate a smart phone than do things like laundry, writing a letter and hammering a nail. The online study by AVG Technologies says 58 percent of 3- to 5-year-olds can use a smart phone, but only 15 percent can make their own breakfast, Parents.com reports.  Parents.com suggests teaching kids actual life skills at a young age, so they know how to take care of themselves — without looking for help […]

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    Seen on TV: 6/24/16

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Friday, June 24, 2016: Click here for continuing coverage of the 2016 NBA Champs: Cleveland Cavaliers including more on the parade and rally Click here for TraffikCam for iPhone and click here for TraffikCam for Android. Click here for The Tony Awards website, and here for Playhouse Square Click here for more on the dachshund blog Click here for more on the CodeRed Alert System in Cleveland Click here for the address to send […]

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    A big day for CLE! Indians game after Cavs parade draws ‘21,216’ fans

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — What a coincidence. Just hours after the biggest celebration in the history of Cleveland, a total of 21,216 people attended the game. The Tribe went #ALLin216 by offering $16 seats in the upper deck for the game against the Tampa Bay Rays. 21,216 As @TJZuppe astutely pointed out — yep, that's a 216 in the final figure. https://t.co/PiVFO3aLAS — #VoteTribe (@Indians) June 23, 2016 21,216. Yes, 216 in there. On today of all days. https://t.co/ksK9b12VFa — T.J. Zuppe […]

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    Winner of the 2016 St. Jude Dream Home announced

    AVON, Ohio — The big day is finally here. The winner of the 2016 St. Jude Dream Home has been announced. Janet O’Donnell, of Avon Lake, is the big winner. **To watch our newscast and drawings LIVE, click here** All morning long, our anchors participated in drawings for all kinds of other prizes. That list of winners will be released later this morning. Then the big drawing — for the St. Jude Dream Home — took place during Fox 8 News at […]

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    Precious pictures show Cleveland officer’s moments of kindness during the parade

    CLEVELAND – As this picture shows police had their hands full Wednesday when around a million people filled the streets of downtown to celebrate the Cavaliers NBA championship. “For what it is worth, I could not be prouder of the men an women of the Cleveland Police Department from our CPPA members to the bosses on the street with them. Together they quickly adapted and overcame seemingly insurmountable odds and every obstacle thrown at them today.” Said Police Union President […]

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    Another day, another celebration! Akron gearing up for LeBron James event

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Another day, another celebration after Sunday’s victory by the Cavaliers over the Golden State Warriors. This time, the city of Akron will be paying tribute to the Cavaliers’ championship title, and specifically Akron native, LeBron James. The free, community-wide celebration for James and company will be held at Lock 3 in downtown Akron. City leaders say LeBron wanted a chance to speak to the people of Akron and to children in his family foundation. Gates will open […]

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    Cavs players speak to giant crowd, thank fans at celebration rally

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The biggest party Cleveland has ever seen was unbelievable. The Greater Cleveland Sports Commission initially estimated about 1.3 million people were at today’s parade and rally to honor the Cleveland Cavaliers. Later in the day, it was estimated at nearly two million people. At the rally following the parade, several Cavs players spoke, thanking each other, the city of Cleveland and all their fans. **For more, see the blog below** The Cavs took the NBA Championship title in Oakland Sunday, defeating the Warriors 93-89. Cleveland […]

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    Sea of fans celebrate Cavaliers at downtown parade and rally

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The biggest party Cleveland has ever seen is here! The Greater Cleveland Sports Commission estimated about 1.3 million people are at the parade and rally to honor the Cleveland Cavaliers. That number was later increased to 2 million. They took the NBA Championship title in Oakland Sunday, defeating the Warriors 93-89. The parade began shortly after 11 a.m. and featured 60 units including floats, specialty vehicles, the Ohio State University Marching Band and the Cleveland Cavaliers. At one point, Cleveland police asked anyone along […]