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Meet Chris Haynes, Joe Vardon and Chris Fedor, the new Cavaliers reporting team for the Northeast Ohio Media Group

cleveland.com — You know about LeBron James, Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving and the rest of a talented Cavaliers team that will try to bring Cleveland its first sports championship in a half century. Now meet the Northeast Ohio Media Group team that will bring you the stories of that hunt for a championship, discuss your take and offer perspectives you will find only on cleveland.com and in The Plain Dealer.
Sep 02, 2014

That tweet got messed up. #ohgov reporter @joevardon lands Cleveland .com's new #LeBron beat reporting job. Congrats. bit.ly/1lH4hqn

Sep 02, 2014

Vardon will be missed! @jchabria: Sincere congrats to @joevardon - can’t wait for the first “LeBron, I’m confused…” cleveland.com/cavs/index.ssf…

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Ed FitzGerald blasted by local union aiming to organize Cuyahoga County fiscal office employees

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND, Ohio -- While he's stumping for union support across the state, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald faces sharp criticism back at home from one union working to organize county employees. Cleveland-based Laborers Local 860 recently sent a flier to 200-plus employees in the county's fiscal office in advance of a Sept.

Browns' top pick Justin Gilbert behind Buster Skrine heading into Pittsburgh, but hopes to earn 'a lot more playing time'

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND, Ohio -- At the start of preseason, Browns cornerback Justin Gilbert scanned the inaugural depth chart and discovered that he was listed No. 2 behind Buster Skrine. Undaunted, Gilbert took it as a challenge. "The season hasn't started yet,'' he said confidently.
Sep 02, 2014

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Sep 02, 2014

Browns' top pick Justin Gilbert behind Buster Skrine heading into Pittsburgh, but hopes to earn 'a lot more... dlvr.it/6nvpfJ

Visible Voice Bookstore in Tremont to close its doors at the end of September

cleveland.com — Visible Voice Books, an independent and alternative literature bookstore, will be closing it's door on Sept. 27th for the last time. Visible Voice owner Dave Ferrante sent out this press release on Monday. "After 7 ½ years of operation Visible Voice Books will be closing on Saturday September 27, 2014.
Sep 02, 2014

A loss to Tremont and to all who love reading and writing. Visible Voice bookstore is closing cleveland.com/entertainment/…

Sep 02, 2014

Oh no: Visible Voice Bookstore (@visiblevoiceCLE) in Tremont to close its doors Sept. 27.. bit.ly/W865wj by @MichaelHeaton5

Sep 02, 2014

Visible Voice Books in Tremont is closing Sept. 27. The printed word is a brutal businesses. cleveland.com/entertainment/…

Detroit Tigers stun Cody Allen, Cleveland Indians: DMan's Report, Game 136, Tuesday

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Indians played the Detroit Tigers in the second of a four-game series Tuesday. Here is a capsule look from The Plain Dealer reporter Dennis Manoloff: Game: 136. Opponent: Tigers. Location: Progressive Field, Cleveland. Time of day: Night. Time elapsed: 3 hours, 52 minutes. Attendance: 9,990.

7 points to know about Ohio State Buckeyes WR Devin Smith and the big play (as he climbs OSU's TD list)

cleveland.com — COLUMBUS, Ohio -- What you need to know about Ohio State receiver Devin Smith and his ability on the deep ball, including the 80-yarder in the third quarter against Navy that helped propel the Buckeyes to their 34-17 win Saturday.

West Side Market parking lots to be combined, possible first step toward paid parking

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The city of Cleveland will consolidate parking lots behind the West Side Market, adding more than 100 spaces for patrons in the increasingly crowded Ohio City shopping and entertainment district. City officials said in a news release Tuesday that they hope the reconfiguration will help alleviate parking lot congestion in the neighborhood while the city considers a controversial move to charge for parking.

The Gordon Square Arts District finishes its $30 million capital campaign - and launches a new master plan

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Gordon Square Arts District - an economic development project that has turned the heart of Detroit-Shoreway into a burgeoning cultural node on the city's West Side - has finished a six-year, $30 million capital campaign launched during the 2008-09 recession.
Sep 02, 2014

Gordon Square Arts District raised $30M to revive #CLE 'hood in rare style. Encore coming @steven_litt cleveland.com/architecture/i…

Sep 02, 2014

Gordon Square Arts District in #CLE wraps up $30M capital campaign, launches new master plan. via @steven_litt: cleveland.com/architecture/i…

Goodyear won't build plant in Akron, city says

cleveland.com — AKRON, Ohio -- Goodyear will not build its new $500 million tire plant in its hometown. In a news release, Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic said Tuesday he received a letter from the tire company.
Sep 02, 2014

Lest any questions lingered ... Goodyear says planned $500M tire plant project won't land in Akron. cleveland.com/akron/index.ss… $GT

Eight senior athletes share their likes and nicknames to open the new school year: Gilmour edition (video)

highschoolsports.cleveland.com — GATES MILL, Ohio - This week we unveiled our video feature focused on a collection of standout senior athletes at a school. This week, we stopped for a visit with eight seniors at Gilmour who reflected on their time at the school and much more.

North Royalton football coach Nick Ciulli talks rivalries, rock music: Riding in Cars with Coaches (video)

highschoolsports.cleveland.com — NORTH ROYALTON, Ohio -- Northeast Ohio Media Group presents the premiere of Riding in Cars with Coaches, a new video series that puts you behind the wheel with local coaches as they prepare for Friday's big games.

Why Andy Dalton and his search for consistency is one of the AFC North's most compelling storylines

cleveland.com — CINCINNATI, Ohio - Andy Dalton is a red-headed Rorschach Test. Some see a quarterback who's guided the Bengals to the playoffs in each of his first three years. Others view Dalton as a major reason the club is 0-3 in postseason games since 2011 despite ample talent surrounding him.
Sep 02, 2014

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Bainbridge Rep. Matt Lynch and House Republicans push voter photo ID bill

cleveland.com — COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Several Ohio House Republicans said Tuesday they plan to force a vote on a bill that would require photo identification at the polls in Ohio. House Bill 269 would require Ohio voters to present a driver's license, state ID, military ID or passport in order to cast a ballot as a way to prevent voter fraud.
Sep 02, 2014

Bainbridge Rep. Matt Lynch and House Republicans push voter photo ID bill ow.ly/B0ARV