February 9, 2016

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New Hampshire primary: Sanders wins handily, Kasich sneaks past Trump at midnight vote at Dixville

DIXVILLE, N.H. — Bernie Sanders and John Kasich picked up the most votes as the first ballots of the first-in-the-nation primary were cast early Tuesday. Sanders won over all four Democratic voters in the tiny town of Dixville, while Kasich sneaked past Donald Trump, 3-2, among Republicans. Under New Hampshire state law, communities with fewer Read More…

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Lodi police to hold third-annual community meeting on heroin epidemic

The Lodi Police Department announced it is holding a community meeting 6 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Lodi American Legion Post 523, 120 Bank St., to educate the public on the heroin epidemic. Chief Keith Keough said it’s the third year his department has held a meeting on the topic. “We have it each year Read More…

Wadsworth man hurt in motorcycle crash in Seville

A Wadsworth man remained in intensive care condition Friday, two days after he was flown from the scene of a Seville motorcycle crash to Summa Akron City Hospital. Nickolas Nixon, 31, of Wadsworth, was hospitalized after his motorcycle crashed on Park Avenue West outside a Dairy Queen restaurant on Wednesday afternoon. The Ohio Highway Patrol Read More…

Unemployment rate hits eight-year low, but growth slows in latest jobs report

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid job market. Employers raised pay, more people felt confident enough to look for work and the unemployment rate dipped to 4.9 percent, its lowest level since 2008. Friday’s Labor Department report showed that Read More…

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UPDATES: Two dead in Hinckley Township shooting; housemate charged

A 42-year-old man was charged Friday with the shooting deaths of two of his housemates, police said. Dean Simms, 42, was charged with two counts of aggravated murder after Cindy Gesaman, 52, and Randy Szychowicz, 45, were found dead in their Hinckley Township home Friday morning, according to Hinckley police. Hinckley police and Brunswick police Read More…

ELECTION 2016: Sanders, Clinton get personal in Dems’ first 1-on-1 debate

DURHAM, N.H. — Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an “artful smear” while Sanders suggested the former secretary of state was a captive of America’s political establishment. The two Democrats embraced a markedly more contentious tone than when they last debated before the Read More…

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Man flown to Summit County following motorcycle crash

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A motorcycle rests near the entrance of Dairy Queen in Seville following a one vehicle crash.

A man was flown to Summa Akron City Hospital on Wednesday afternoon with serious injuries following a motorcycle crash, according to the Seville Police Department. Police received reports of the crash on 4930 Park Avenue West, near the Dairy Queen parking lot, at about 4:30 p.m. Based on lines drawn by the Ohio State Highway Read More…

Rand Paul announces he’s quitting bid for GOP presidential nomination

WASHINGTON — Rand Paul is dropping out of the 2016 race for president. Campaign spokeswoman Eleanor May confirmed his decision Wednesday to The Associated Press, saying a statement would be forthcoming. The first-term senator from Kentucky exits the race having never caught on with Republican voters, who have made billionaire businessman Donald Trump the front-runner Read More…

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Kasich deploys Ohio officials, ex-congressmen on his behalf in Iowa

COLUMBUS — Republican presidential candidate John Kasich’s line-up of speakers at the Iowa caucuses includes a number of Ohio state officeholders and lawmakers, two conservative former congressmen and leaders in agriculture and manufacturing. The Ohio governor’s campaign released the names ahead of Monday’s events. Speakers include Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, State Auditor Dave Yost and Read More…

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Voting for next president officially kicks off today with Iowa caucuses

DES MOINES, Iowa — In a high-stakes test of enthusiasm versus organization, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders hope to ride voter energy into victories in Monday’s Iowa caucuses, as Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton bank on sophisticated get-out-the vote operations months in the making. The caucuses kick off the 2016 presidential nominating contests, Read More…

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