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Thomas dresses, Cavs down Bulls for 12th straight home win

Isaiah Thomas finally dressed for a game and inched closer to his return as the Cleveland Cavaliers won their 12th straight home game, 115-112 over the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night. LeBron James scored 34 points, Kevin Love had 27 and the Cavs improved to 19-2 since Nov. 11....

William Goddard

William “Bill” Goddard, 78, of Findlay, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Birchaven Village, Findlay, Ohio. Arrangements pending at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Ralph E. Gilliland

Ralph E. “Bud” Gilliland, 91 of Fostoria, passed away on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Good Shepherd Home in Fostoria. Funeral arrangements are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.
Lake Erie Water Intake
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Plan to combat algae would bump up water rates

JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Next up in Ohio’s push to combat the harmful algae plaguing Lake Erie and other waterways around the state is a proposal to set new limits on wastewater plants. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency’s idea is to...
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John Dorsey named Browns GM

After the Cleveland Browns fired Executive VP Sashi Brown Thursday, the franchise named John Dorsey as General Manager, just hours later.  
Opiod Research
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Ohio awards $10M to boost opioid, addiction breakthroughs

JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio will pay to support development of pain management alternatives, mobile apps to improve addiction treatment and other advanced technologies through $10 million in competitive grants. The 15 grant winners of the Ohio...
Browns fire Sashi Brown from front office
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Winless Browns fire VP Brown, coach Hue Jackson keeps job

  TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns fired top executive Sashi Brown, but are keeping coach Hue Jackson for another season despite a 1-27 record. Brown, who was named the team’s top executive by owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam during an...
Cleveland's Progressive Field Ballpark
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Cleveland Indians extend safety netting at ballpark for 2018 

TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians are expanding the safety netting at Progressive Field for the 2018 season. The club will extend the current vertical netting behind home plate down the first- and third-base lines to the ends of the dugouts in an effort...
ECOT 2017 Grads
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Court won’t halt funding reductions for online school ECOT 

KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court won’t temporarily halt the state’s efforts to recoup $60 million from one of the nation’s largest online charter schools, which says it could soon be forced to close in the middle of...
New baby gorilla at the Toledo Zoo
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Toledo Zoo welcomes baby gorilla named Mokonzi

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Toledo Zoo has welcomed a new addition to its Western lowland gorilla troop. Officials at the Ohio zoo say the male Mokonzi was born last week to 23-year-old mother Kitani and 29-year-old father Kwisha. The baby gorilla’s name means governor in...