September 2, 2014

Medina
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Townships, cities issue parking bans because of snow

Heavy snowfall has resulted in cities and townships banning parking on roads across the county. Medina County Sheriff Tom Miller has issued a Level 1 snow emergency today. According to the Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness, a Level 1 snow emergency means “roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be Read More…

OSU football: Spence suspended three games

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Ohio State sophomore defensive end Noah Spence has been suspended for three games for violating an undisclosed Big Ten rule. Spence did not accompany No. 7 Ohio State on its trip to the Orange Bowl, with the team citing “a personal issue.” The Buckeyes (12-1) play No. 12 Clemson (10-2) on Read More…

OSU football: Shazier has had crazy journey

Dieter Kurtenbach | Sun Sentinel FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Ask Ohio State linebacker and South Florida native Ryan Shazier to summarize his college career, and you’ll be met with a laugh. Coming out of Plantation (Fla.) High, Shazier planned on one day playing for coach Urban Meyer in a BCS game. He’s excited for that Read More…

Cavs: Star point guard Irving has bruised knee

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers rang in 2014 with some encouraging news: Kyrie Irving’s left knee is only bruised. The All-Star guard did not sustain structural damage Tuesday against the Indiana Pacers and is not expected to miss any significant time. An MRI revealed a bruise, the team said Wednesday in a statement. Irving will have Read More…

Rose Bowl: Hinckley Township’s Cook named offensive MVP

Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook throws a pass against Stanford in the Rose Bowl. (AP PHOTO)

PASADENA, Calif. — When Kyler Elsworth soared over the pile to deliver the final hit of Michigan State’s season, the storybook ending came with a moral. After so many years outside the spotlight, the Spartans are in nobody’s shadow anymore. For the first time in 26 years, they’re Rose Bowl champions. Hinckley Township native Connor Read More…

Trumbull County Amish lawsuit over rape can proceed

COLUMBUS — A county children’s service agency and its workers aren’t entitled to immunity sometimes granted public employees or entities, a federal judge ruled in allowing an Ohio Amish couple’s lawsuit to continue over the rape of their adopted baby by her biological parents during a partially supervised visit. The decision late Tuesday by Judge Read More…

Browns: Malzahn, Franklin on Cleveland’s radar

The Browns interviewed their first coaching candidate Wednesday, traveling to Seattle to meet with defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, according to multiple reports. The fast start to the coaching search doesn’t mean the resolution will come quickly. The search is expected to take at least a couple of weeks, and possibly longer. Owner Jimmy Haslam and Read More…

Permits required for owners of exotic animals

COLUMBUS — Owners of certain snakes and dangerous wild animals in Ohio must have a permit to keep their creatures beginning Wednesday, though the state has issued none. Just seven applications returned to the state had been completed as of Tuesday, while another 30 are in progress, according to Ohio’s Department of Agriculture. The permits Read More…

Medina to launch a new website

MEDINA — The city of Medina plans to launch its new website sometime in the second week of January. Mayor Dennis Hanwell said the new site will be easier for city officials to update. “We update the materials ourselves instead of depending on the web designer, which is much more cost-effective to the city,” Hanwell Read More…

The Top 10 stories of 2013 from the Associated Press

Here are 2013’s top 10 stories, in order: HEALTH CARE OVERHAUL The White House had hoped the Oct. 1 launch of open enrollment would be a showcase for the upside of Obama’s much-debated overhaul. Instead, the website became a symbol of dysfunction, providing Republicans and late-night comics with ammunition, and worrying the president’s Democratic allies. Read More…