June 30, 2016

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Stocks, commodities crash as investors shocked by ‘Brexit’

LONDON — Stock markets crashed, oil prices tumbled and the pound fell to a 31-year low on Friday as Britain’s unprecedented vote to leave the European Union shocked investors and dragged the region, the world’s largest economic bloc, into a new era of uncertainty. Investors rushed to dump European shares as soon as markets opened, Read More…

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‘Brexit’ approval taking toll as prime minister Cameron announces resignation

LONDON — It’s often said that David Cameron is a lucky politician who has seemed to coast through politics on instinct and charm during a career that has culminated in six years as British prime minister. On Thursday, his luck ran out. In calling a referendum on Britain’s membership in the European Union, Cameron made Read More…

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Britain votes to exit European Union; pound plunges

LONDON — Britain entered uncharted waters Friday after the country voted to leave the European Union, according to a projection by all main U.K. broadcasters. The decision shatters the stability of the project in continental unity forged after World War II in hopes of making future conflicts impossible. The decision raises the likelihood of years Read More…

LeBron James enjoys hero’s homecoming in Akron

LeBron James wanted to share the love with his hometown. One day after an estimated 1.3 million people attended a lovefest for the NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers in downtown Cleveland, The Akron native had a celebration of his own in his hometown. An estimated 11,000 packed in and around Lock 3 on Thursday. Fire marshals Read More…

BREAKING: Investigators believe curtain, blanket could help crack Amy Mihaljevic case

BAY VILLAGE — Investigators believe a homemade curtain and a store bought blanket may be the key pieces of evidence that help crack the kidnapping and murder of Amy Mihaljevic in 1989. Former FBI Agent Phil Torsney said during a news conference this morning that the two items were found around 1,000 feet from Amy’s Read More…

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BREAKING: Supreme Court deadlocks, effectively blocking Obama immigration plan

WASHINGTON — A tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama’s immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation. The justices’ one-sentence opinion on Thursday effectively kills the plan for the duration of Obama’s presidency. A tie vote sets no national precedent but leaves in place the Read More…

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BREAKING: News conference scheduled in Amy Mihaljevic case

BAY VILLAGE — A news conference is scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday at the Bay Village Police Department in the 1989 abduction and murder of Amy Mihaljevic. According to a news release from the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office, the news conference will have representatives from Bay Village police, the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office, the Ashland County Read More…

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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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Kasich vetoes bill seeking bond for expanded voting, says it goes ‘a step too far’

COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. John Kasich vetoed a bill Friday that would have required a cash bond for people to get a court order to keep polling places open late on Election Day in the key swing state. Kasich, a Republican, said he agrees with many of the bill requirements but its bond provision goes Read More…

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Body found in Brunswick park identified, police suspect suicide

Brunswick police officers expect to close the investigation of a Litchfield Township man found dead of a suspected suicide in a Brunswick park. Russell Frank, 25, was found dead in a soccer field at Hopkins Park, 3889 Laurel Rd., Brunswick by a city park worker Thursday morning. Police were called to the scene at 7:58 Read More…