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Reds, Indians Fans Hopeful For 2014

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The Reds and Indians both reached the postseason in 2013; that's the first time both teams made the playoffs in the same season since 1995.
12:32PM
February 21, 2014

Vendors are hawking beer and peanuts, grounds crews are chalking the baselines, and everyone is a contender. That means spring training is underway.

Browns Continue Chaotic Offseason By Firing GM, CEO

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The Browns have lost at least 11 games every season since finishing 10-6 in 2007.
9:00AM
February
12, 2014

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has again shaken up the team’s leadership, this time at the very top.

United To Close Cleveland Hub, Cut Nearly 500 Jobs

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7:48AM
February 3, 2014

The United Airlines hub that’s leaving Cleveland Hopkins will cost the airport at least 470 jobs. But the move might be a boon to passengers in the long run.

Cleveland Police Consider Transgender Slayings “Crimes Of Hate”

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A disabled, transgender woman was found slain at an assistant living care facility. Another transgender woman was shot in the head in a vehicle.
9:56AM
December
16, 2013

A deputy police chief says federal authorities would have to decide whether to try the cases under hate crime law, but police are calling them “crimes of hate.”

Obama Says Administration “Fumbled” Healthcare Rollout

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President Barack Obama admitted Thursday that his administration "fumbled" the rollout of his new health care law. Still, speaking at a Cleveland steel plant, he vowed to keep fighting attempts to scrap the whole program.
3:34PM
November
14, 2013

President Barack Obama admitted Thursday that his administration “fumbled” the rollout of his new health care law. Still, speaking at a Cleveland steel plant, he vowed to keep fighting attempts to scrap the whole program.

Ohio Communities Deal With “After-Life” Of Shopping Malls

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The fountains at Euclid Square were shut off years ago, former fast-food stands now sit shuttered, and tuxedoed manikins in store windows stare out at empty walkways.
7:48AM
October
29, 2013

Thirty years ago, some of the most bustling places in the state were shopping malls. These enclosed commercial districts were “people magnets”, but, online shopping and a bad economy have hit the industry hard. Many Ohio communities are now struggling with redeveloping the abandoned properties.

Ohio-To-Boston Flight Makes Emergency Landing

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The plane, similar to this one operated for United Express, had to land in Buffalo after reports of smoke in the cockpit. No one was injured.
7:29AM
October
14, 2013

Officials say the Chautauqua Airlines flight operated for United Express had to make an emergency stop in Buffalo after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit.

Family Claims Body Of Ohio Kidnapper Ariel Castro

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Family members of Ariel Castro retrieve his body from the Franklin County Coroner's office.
11:13AM
September 6, 2013

A coroner says the body of Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro has been claimed by his family as authorities continue to investigate how a man who was perhaps Ohio’s most notorious inmate managed to commit suicide while under close supervision in prison.

Investigations Underway Into Ariel Castro’s Prison Suicide

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Investigations are underway into the suicide of Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro at Orient prison.
6:43AM
September 4, 2013

The Ohio Highway Patrol and the Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections have launched separate investigations into the suicide of inmate Ariel Castro. Castro hanged himself in his cell at the Orient state prison.

Ohio Activists Push For Nation’s First Offshore Wind Farm

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Eric Ritter leads a team of canvassers around Northeast Ohio, gathering support for the wind farm.
8:31AM
August 22, 2013

About 80 percent of the electricity used in Ohio homes comes from coal fired power plants. One Northeast Ohio group wants to change that by installing a wind farm in Lake Erie. If they succeed, this will be the first offshore wind farm in the nation.