July 23, 2014

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City Council calls special meeting to enter Masonic Temple auction

MEDINA — City Council will hold a special meeting Thursday morning to authorize Law Director Greg Huber to bid on the Masonic Temple, 120 N. Elmwood Ave., less than four hours before the auction will begin. The ordinance will allow Huber to bid up to $250,000 at the auction held at the Crown Plaza Hotel, Read More…

Medina police investigating bank robbery on South Court Street

MEDINA — Police detectives are investigating a bank robbery at the First Merit Bank, 1105 S. Court St., which occurred this morning. Police say the suspect is a white man, approximately six feet tall and wore a blue mask with black hooded sweatshirt. Police say he was driving a black four-door car with temporary tags. Read More…

Medina woman facing trial over teenager’s death from heroin overdose

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Loren Genson and Nick Glunt | The Gazette A recovering heroin addict is on trial this week, accused of supplying drugs that killed a 17-year-old Medina High School student two days before she was to graduate last year. Heather Graham, 31, of the 200 block of Medina’s Broken Fence Drive, is accused of providing drugs Read More…

Medina graduate Chad Toocheck overcomes drugs, alcohol to excel

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Chad Toocheck doesn’t remember everything that happened on those nights in late January 2008, but the 2006 Medina High graduate knows this with absolute certainty: They were among the worst of his life. And they also may have saved it. An All-Gulf South Conference wide receiver for the University of West Alabama, Toocheck’s story is Read More…

Lodi Library to close for inspection

The Lodi Library branch of Medina County District Library will close for three days, July 31 to Aug. 2, to allow workers to inspect the original wood beams used in the construction of the building in 2006. District Library Director Carole Kowell said the inspection was needed in connection with the lawsuit filed by the Read More…

Obama’s health care law hit by ruling, but subsidies to continue

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama’s health care law Tuesday, imperiling billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies. The Obama administration immediately declared that those policyholders would keep getting financial aid for their premiums as it seeks review of the ruling. Read More…