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Rendell endorses Democrat Connie Pillich for Ohio governor

2 hours 59 min ago

COLUMBUS — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Connie Pillich got the backing of former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell on Tuesday, and the two plan on hitting the campaign trail.

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Spurned medical marijuana applicant pushes new pot issue

2 hours 59 min ago

COLUMBUS — A high-profile proponent of marijuana legalization who was spurned as an applicant for a medical marijuana grower’s license announced plans on Monday for a 2018 Ohio ballot issue to legalize the sale and possession of marijuana.

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San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee dies suddenly at 65

2 hours 59 min ago

SAN FRANCISCO — Mayor Ed Lee, who oversaw a technology-driven economic boom in the city that brought with it sky-high housing prices, died suddenly early Tuesday at age 65.

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Patriots win streak ends with 27-20 loss at Dolphins

5 hours 19 min ago

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — New England coach Bill Belichick was asked if the Patriots’ eight-game winning streak ended because they looked past the Miami Dolphins to Sunday's showdown between division leaders at Pittsburgh.

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'Alternative facts' remark tops 2017 list of notable quotes

5 hours 19 min ago

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The use of the term “alternative facts” by Kellyanne Conway, an adviser to President Donald Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2017.

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Iceland closes gender gap but violence against women remains

5 hours 19 min ago

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — For nine years in a row, the World Economic Forum has ranked Iceland as having the world's smallest gender-equality gap, and for about as long gender studies professor Gyda Margret Petursdottir has been asked how the Nordic island nation became such a paradise for women.

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Turbulent Senate race now in hands of Alabama voters

5 hours 19 min ago

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Depending on who is making the case, Alabama's special Senate election Tuesday is about either continuing the “Trump miracle” in Washington or allowing “decency” to prevail back home.

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Dangerous winds persist as wildfires roar in California

5 hours 19 min ago

LOS ANGELES — The winds aren't changing for Southern California's wildfires yet.

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Admin says big revenue from GOP tax plan; analysts less rosy

5 hours 19 min ago

WASHINGTON — The Republican tax plan will deliver a swift adrenaline shot to the economy that will send hundreds of billions pouring into federal tax coffers, the Trump administration asserts in a new analysis. But nonpartisan analysts make a less rosy projection of new revenue from the tax legislation now before Congress.

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NYC commuters returning to subway amid heightened security

5 hours 19 min ago

NEW YORK — A would-be suicide bomber's rush-hour blast in the heart of the New York City subway system failed to cause the bloodshed he intended, authorities said, but it gave new fuel to President Donald Trump's push to limit immigration.

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Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017: 'Feminism'

5 hours 19 min ago

NEW YORK — This may or may not come as a surprise: Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017 is “feminism.”

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World leaders, high security at Paris climate summit

5 hours 19 min ago

PARIS — More than 50 world leaders are joining bankers, energy magnates and others Tuesday in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming — despite U.S. President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord.

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Freed prisoner witnessed radicalization in Egyptian jails

5 hours 19 min ago

DUBLIN — An Irish citizen recently acquitted after four years of being imprisoned in Egypt says he saw dozens of cellmates become radicalized and adopt views of the Islamic State group during his brutal captivity in overcrowded jails.

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Ready to return: Usually a starter, Tristan Thompson likely to come off the bench with the Cavs clicking

7 hours 54 min ago

INDEPENDENCE — Tristan Thompson was the Cavaliers’ starting center when he got hurt Nov. 1. He will come off the bench tonight at Quicken Loans Arena when he makes his expected return against the Atlanta Hawks.

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BrownsZone: Hue says he's on same page with new GM Dorsey

7 hours 54 min ago
Coach Hue Jackson and new general manager John Dorsey met Monday morning at team headquarters to rehash the latest loss, a 27-21 overtime heartbreaker Sunday to the Green Bay Packers.
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Litchfield man pleads not guilty to robbery attempt

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 03:16

MEDINA — A Litchfield man who allegedly tried to rob a convenience store on Litchfield Circle last month pleaded not guilty to a felony charge Monday in Medina County Common Pleas Court.

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Wadsworth property owners to pay less tax

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 03:16

WADSWORTH — Wadsworth Schools’ residents’ real estate taxes will be reduced by $38.50 per $100,000 of valuation for 2018, Treasurer Douglas Beeman said.

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Litchfield man pleads not guilty to robbery attempt

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 03:16

MEDINA — A Litchfield man who allegedly tried to rob a convenience store on Litchfield Circle last month pleaded not guilty to a felony charge Monday in Medina County Common Pleas Court.

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Violinist electrifies Brunswick school orchestras

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 03:16
More than 400 orchestra students took to the stage of the James J. Hayes Performing Arts Center to learn how to electrify their string instruments from former Trans-Siberian Orchestra member Mark Wood on Monday afternoon.
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$55.1 million budget approved in Brunswick

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 03:16

BRUNSWICK — Council unanimously approved the city’s $55.1 million budget Monday.

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