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Cavs 99, Blazers 94: Jason Lloyd's 36 final thoughts on Kyrie Irving's historic night

ohio.com — CLEVELAND: Thirty-six thoughts for 36 shots from Kyrie Irving in a 99-94 win over the Blazers on a historic night at Quicken Loans Arena... 1. The last time the Cavs played the Portland Trail Blazers, LeBron James sat in the locker room at Moda Center talking about the bad habits his young teammates needed to break.
Jan 29, 2015

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Jan 29, 2015

Cavs 99, Blazers 94: Jason Lloyd's 36 final thoughts on Kyrie Irving's historic night ohio.com/blogs/clevelan… via @JasonLloydABJ #Cavs #NBA

Tim Ryan: Why I changed my thinking on abortion

ohio.com — There are many factors involved when a woman decides to end a pregnancy, and over the past 14 years in political office, I have gained a deeper understanding of the complexities and emotions that accompany the difficult decisions that women and families make when confronted with these situations.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @daveweigel: Ohio used to have 3 pro-life Dems in the delegation: Kucinich, Kaptur, Ryan. Down to 1/2 (Kaptur still, sort of) ohio.com/editorial/tim-…

Jan 28, 2015

Ohio used to have 3 pro-life Dems in the delegation: Kucinich, Kaptur, Ryan. Down to 1/2 (Kaptur still, sort of) ohio.com/editorial/tim-…

Jan 28, 2015

Youngstown, Ohio U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan explains why his stance on abortion has "evolved" after talks with women. bit.ly/1Dh6ahe

Jan 28, 2015

WOW @RepTimRyan a devout Catholic explains what made him recently become pro-choice ohio.com/editorial/tim-… #props

Jan 28, 2015

Very interesting @RepTimRyan has had a change of heart on abortion… esp in light of rumors he's weighing Senate bid ohio.com/editorial/tim-…

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Cavaliers 99, Trail Blazers 94: Kyrie Irving’s NBA season-high, arena-record 55 points carry LeBron-less Cavs to 8th straight victory

ohio.com — CLEVELAND: Kyrie Irving missed his first seven shots Wednesday and still went on to the finest night of his career.
Jan 29, 2015

RT @RonLedgardABJ: Cavs 99, Trail Blazers 94: Kyrie Irving’s NBA season-high, arena-record 55 points carry LeBron-less #Cavs to victory ohio.com/sports/cavs/ca…

Jan 28, 2015

Cavs 99, Trail Blazers 94: Kyrie Irving’s NBA season-high, arena-record 55 points carry LeBron-less #Cavs to victory ohio.com/sports/cavs/ca…

Tears flow, family struggles to cope as University of Akron pays tribute to the late Dan Peters

ohio.com — Six hours before tipoff Tuesday night, Ball State assistant coach Danny Peters wasn't sure he could handle the University of Akron's tribute to his late father, Dan. "Emotional?" he said, unable to contain a nervous laugh after the Cardinals' shootaround at James A. Rhodes Arena.
Jan 28, 2015

ICYMI: Tears flow, family struggles to cope as University of Akron pays tribute to the late Dan Peters - Zips - Ohio ohio.com/sports/zips/te…

Jan 28, 2015

RT @RonLedgardABJ: ICYMI: Tears flow, family struggles to cope as Akron pays tribute to the late Dan Peters ohio.com/sports/zips/te… via @MRidenourABJ #Zips

Jan 28, 2015

ICYMI: Tears flow, family struggles to cope as Akron pays tribute to the late Dan Peters ohio.com/sports/zips/te… via @MRidenourABJ #Zips

Kyrie Irving scores career high 55 points, Cavs beat Blazers without LeBron James 99-94

ohio.com — CLEVELAND - Kyrie Irving scored 55 points, the highest scoring night in the NBA this season, and the Cavaliers beat the Portland Trail Blazers 99-94 Wednesday despite not having LeBron James. James missed the game with a sprained right wrist that is also expected to keep him out of Friday's home game against the Sacramento Kings.

Browns notebook: Joker Phillips to become wide receivers coach, according to report

Jan 28, 2015

RT @RonLedgardABJ: Browns notebook: Joker Phillips to become wide receivers coach, according to report ohio.com/sports/browns/… via @NateUlrichABJ #Browns

Jan 28, 2015

Browns notebook: Joker Phillips to become wide receivers coach, according to report ohio.com/sports/browns/… via @NateUlrichABJ #Browns

Jan 28, 2015

#Browns notebook: Joker Phillips to become wide receivers coach, according to report -- ohio.com/sports/browns/…

Cavs 99, Blazers 94; Jason Lloyd's 36 final thoughts on Kyrie Irving's historic night

ohio.com — CLEVELAND: Thirty-six thoughts for 36 shots from Kyrie Irving in a 99-94 win over the Blazers on a historic night at Quicken Loans Arena... 1. The last time the Cavs played the Portland Trail Blazers, LeBron James sat in the locker room at Moda Center talking about the bad habits his young teammates needed to break.
Jan 29, 2015

Kyrie Irving's sensational, historic night. Final thoughts are up: ohio.com/blogs/clevelan…

Cavs 99, Blazers 94; Jason Lloyd's 36 final thoughts on Kyrie Irving's historic night

ohio.com — CLEVELAND: Thirty-six thoughts for 36 shots from Kyrie Irving in a 99-94 win over the Blazers on a historic night at Quicken Loans Arena... 1. The last time the Cavs played the Portland Trail Blazers, LeBron James sat in the locker room at Moda Center talking about the bad habits his young teammates needed to break.
Jan 29, 2015

Cavs 99, Blazers 94; Jason Lloyd's 36 final thoughts on Kyrie Irving's historic night: CLEVELAND: Thirty-six... bit.ly/1yBDF9r

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LeBron James game-time decision tonight vs. Blazers with sore wrist

ohio.com — CLEVELAND: LeBron James will be a game-time decision tonight when the Cavs host the Portland Trail Blazers. James took a hard fall during Tuesday's win at the Detroit Pistons and is dealing with lingering soreness tonight. "He's sore and we're gauging that," Cavs coach David Blatt said.

Kyrie Irving scores career high 55 points, Cavs beat Blazers without LeBron James 99-94

ohio.com — CLEVELAND - Kyrie Irving scored 55 points, the highest scoring night in the NBA this season, and the Cavaliers beat the Portland Trail Blazers 99-94 Wednesday despite not having LeBron James. James missed the game with a sprained right wrist that is also expected to keep him out of Friday's home game against the Sacramento Kings.
Jan 28, 2015

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Kyrie Irving scores career high 55 points, Cavs beat Blazers without LeBron James 99-94

ohio.com — CLEVELAND - Kyrie Irving scored 55 points, the highest scoring night in the NBA this season, and the Cavaliers beat the Portland Trail Blazers 99-94 Wednesday despite not having LeBron James. James missed the game with a sprained right wrist that is also expected to keep him out of Friday's home game against the Sacramento Kings.
Jan 28, 2015

Kyrie Irving scores career high 55 points, most in NBA this season, in 99-94 thriller over Blazers: ohio.com/blogs/clevelan…

FirstMerit to close 16 branches, including Copley Township, Ravenna, Strongsville, Massillon

Jan 28, 2015

.@FirstMerit will close 16 branches in four states, including seven in Ohio and four in the Akron area. ohio.com/news/break-new…

Jan 28, 2015

FirstMerit to close 16 branches, including Copley Township, Ravenna, Strongsville, Massillon ohio.com/news/break-new… via @BLinFisherABJ

High school swimming: Copley’s Madison Myers seeks state title before transition to UA

ohio.com — The postseason is fast approaching for high school swimming, and Copley senior Madison Myers is unsure in what events she will compete.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @MBeavenABJ: High school swimming: Copley’s Madison Myers seeks state title before transition to UA: The postseason is fast... bit.ly/1zDhWoE

Rain, snow could create icy mess for Akron area Thursday

ohio.com — A breezy blend of rain and snow Thursday could create icy conditions throughout the day for Northeast Ohio. Motorists are advised to use extra caution.

Bob Dyer: Fun at Chief Oliver’s expense

ohio.com — It's open season on former Brimfield Police Chief David Oliver - quite likely the only person in Facebook history who in a single day went from 177,000 followers to zero.

Do This: New Dylan, “Violent” movie, groundhogs, puppies, kittens and fish

ohio.com — Dylan does Sinatra. Bob Dylan has a new album, Shadows in the Night, out Tuesday and it consists of songs performed at some point by Frank Sinatra.

LeBron James will not play against Blazers because of wrist injury

ohio.com — CLEVELAND: LeBron James will miss Wednesday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers with a sprained wrist and is considered doubtful for Friday, the team announced. James had an MRI Wednesday that revealed the wrist injury. James took a hard fall during Tuesday's win at the Detroit Pistons late in the third quarter and seemed to injure both wrists.
Jan 28, 2015

LeBron out tonight with sprained wrist, doubtful for Friday: ohio.com/blogs/clevelan…

Local, state authorities split more than $600,000 in cash from Cuyahoga Falls raid

ohio.com — A local barber who had more than $760,000 in cash seized by narcotics investigators last year at his Cuyahoga Falls residence was placed on probation for two years and agreed to surrender much of the money in a separate civil forfeiture action, authorities said Wednesday.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @ohiodotcom: Local, state authorities split more than $600,000 in cash from Cuyahoga Falls raid bit.ly/1zdUawf