June 25, 2016

Medina
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Back-to-back festivals coming to Brunswick

Two Brunswick festivals are gearing up to provide entertainment and fun for the community this month. The St. Ambrose Summer Festival begins Thursday and continues through Sunday. It will be followed by the Brunswick Summer Celebration that runs June 29 through July 4. “We’re really hopeful that the two festivals being back-to-back will create an Read More…

Wadsworth Blue Tip Festival kicks off

Six days after some Wadsworth residents began claiming their favorite observation posts along the route, thousands came out to watch the Blue Tip Festival parade Tuesday. Tom Flath, a lifelong Wadsworth resident, secured his place on Broad Street Tuesday morning using a tarp and stakes. Flath owned his own electrical business, Flath Electric, which was Read More…

Medina Schools’ outgoing superintendent gets honorary diploma

Medina Schools Superintendent Dave Knight’s tenure is coming to an end. To commemorate his service, the Medina Board of Education presented Knight with an honorary Medina High School diploma Monday night at its regular meeting. Knight’s contract runs through July 31, but he might take some vacation time. The new superintendent, Aaron Sable, is set Read More…

Cavs, city announce official parade information

CLEVELAND — The parade and rally honoring the Cavaliers for winning their first-ever NBA title — and the first major sports title for the city in 52 years — will start at 11 a.m. tomorrow. According to a release sent out by the Cavs and Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, the parade of more than 60 units will Read More…

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10 things to know, Tuesday, June 21

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Attorney General visiting Orlando in wake of deadly attack Loretta Lynch will meet with prosecutors, first responders and families of the victims of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. 2. Election year not swaying Republican Read More…

GOP senators — even vulnerable ones in election year — stand with NRA on gun votes

WASHINGTON — Among the Senate’s most vulnerable Republicans, Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey stood firmly with the powerful National Rifle Association on the latest ill-fated attempts at gun control. So did Ohio Sen. Rob Portman and Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson. Not so Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, who represents Chicago where so far this year, more than Read More…

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Trump fires embattled campaign manager in hopes shake-up rights presidential bid

NEW YORK — Donald Trump abruptly fired campaign manager Corey Lewandowski on Monday in a dramatic shake-up designed to calm panicked Republican leaders and end an internal power struggle plaguing the billionaire businessman’s unconventional White House bid. In dismissing his longtime campaign chief — just a month before the party’s national convention — Trump signaled, Read More…

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Hillary’s veepstakes intensifies: Short list includes Warren, Kaine, Castro

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton’s search for a running mate is moving into a more intense phase, according to several Democrats, as aides contact a pared-down pool of candidates to ask for reams of personal information and set up interviews with the presumptive Democratic nominee’s vetting team. Those on the shortlist include Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Read More…

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Special Olympics torch passes through county

Area law enforcement and local Special Olympians helped carry the torch through the county as part of a 1,000-mile run culminating in this weekend’s state summer games in Columbus. The Medina Leg was just one part of the statewide torch run organized in anticipation for Special Olympics Ohio’s 47th State Summer Games from June 24 Read More…

Cavaliers, Cleveland fans enjoying the reign

An incoming 757 jet got a standing ovation from more than 10,000 people early Monday afternoon. Of course, all members of the 2016 NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers were inside, fresh from a return trip from San Francisco that included a pit stop in Las Vegas for a little celebrating. When the plane touched down at Read More…