February 11, 2016

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Hillary struggling to win over younger women

CONCORD, New Hampshire — For young women, political revolution is currently trumping the idea of a Madame President. In New Hampshire, women under the age of 45 overwhelmingly backed Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton, exit polls showed. It’s a problem for the former secretary of state as she tries to build the coalition of voters Read More…

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TODAY’S CLOSINGS

The following are closed today due to winter weather: Medina City Schools Black River Schools Buckeye Schools Cloverleaf Schools Highland Schools Wadsworth Schools Medina Christian Academy Medina County Career Center Medina County Board of DD Jerusalem Lutheran Preschool Northside Christian Academy and Preschool Sacred Heart of Jesus Elementary School St. Francis Xavier Elementary School Trease Road Read More…

Ice sculptures to dot Medina Public Square this weekend

Organizers say they are expecting as many as 40,000 people to attend the four-day Medina Ice Festival this weekend on Public Square. The 22nd event officially will begin at 7 p.m. Friday with the lighting of the Fire & Ice Tower. Sculptors will carve a tower made of ice with a bonfire in the middle. Read More…

Six excel to next round in Medina County spelling bee

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Labeled the “best of the best in Medina County,” six middle school students advanced Wednesday night to the Regional Spelling Bee to be held next month in Akron. Those who were named “finalists” at Wednesday’s competition at Medina High School and advanced are:  Ryan Holdman, eighth-grader from Ohio Virtual Academy;  Ian Morgan, seventh-grader from Claggett Read More…

Ash Wednesday: Period of sacrifice and giving begins

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Ash Wednesday marked the start of Lent, and members of the congregation at St. Ambrose Catholic Parish in Brunswick are giving — not just giving up — for the six-week period leading up to Easter. This year the parish is concentrating its charity on Zika virus prevention. “During the season of Lent, we make sacrifices; Read More…

Cavaliers KO Lakers on Kobe Bryant’s last trip to The Q; Kevin Love leaves game with hurt shoulder, but should be OK

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers said goodbye to Kobe Bryant on Wednesday night at Quicken Loans Arena. For the second half, at least, they also said goodbye to their own power forward, Kevin Love, who suffered a left shoulder injury that initially appeared serious, but is not. Cleveland led from wire to wire en route to Read More…

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Persian cat breeder faces new charge

A Persian cat breeder accused of abandoning three cats in a Brunswick parking lot is facing new animal cruelty charges. Trixxe McCowin, 42, of the 3300 block of Country Club Drive in Montville Township, was charged with cruelty to animals earlier this month. McCowin also is facing charges of criminal trespass and abandoning animals, to Read More…

Browns linebacker Armonty Bryant indicted on drug charges

Browns outside linebacker Armonty Bryant has been indicted on two felony drug charges following an arrest early Christmas morning. Bryant was a passenger when former practice squad safety De’Ante Saunders was stopped for speeding on I-71 south in Brook Park. Saunders was indicted for having a .40-caliber semiautomatic gun in the car without a concealed-carry Read More…

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Bill to strip Planned Parenthood funds nears Kasich’s desk

COLUMBUS — Gov. John Kasich is expected to sign a bill stripping government money from Planned Parenthood, a move that might help him with conservatives who dominate the upcoming Republican presidential primary in South Carolina. The legislation was poised to head to Kasich on Wednesday, a day after the primary in New Hampshire, where a Read More…

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Former OSU running back Clarett pleads guilty to DUI

MOUNT GILEAD — Former Ohio State star running back Maurice Clarett has admitted driving under the influence. He pleaded guilty under a deal with prosecutors and received a suspended 60-day jail sentence Monday. Court records show all but three days were suspended. Clarett must serve two years of probation and undergo a driver intervention program. Read More…

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