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Oct 30, 2014

RT @JMBorchardt: Ohio State Bar Association: Supreme Court candidate John O'Donnell broke 'clean campaign' pledge with negative ad s.cleveland.com/I0Yi6ok

Oct 30, 2014

Ohio State Bar Association: Supreme Court candidate John O'Donnell broke 'clean campaign' pledge with negative ad s.cleveland.com/I0Yi6ok

LeBron James' new Nike commercial entitled 'Together' huddles the whole city of Cleveland

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND, Ohio -- On the day LeBron James makes his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Nike has released James' newest commercial, which celebrates the pride and emotion felt around the city. The message is chilling. Together. One city. One goal. James' return goes beyond basketball.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @ChrisFedor: LeBron's new Nike commercial is chilling as he huddles the whole city of Cleveland "Together" #Cavs #CavsOpener cleveland.com/cavs/index.ssf…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @ChrisFedor: LeBron's new Nike commercial is chilling as he huddles the whole city of Cleveland "Together" #Cavs #CavsOpener cleveland.com/cavs/index.ssf…

LeBron James and the Cavaliers stumble in his homecoming and the team's opener: Bill Livingston

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND, Ohio -- LeBron James was a prodigy, a savior, a global icon, a one-man economic stimulus package, an accused quitter and traitor, four times an MVP and twice a champion, all before his second coming as the Homecoming King.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @jpelzer: Sharen Neuhardt: "How many times have you been in a parking lot after midnight?” Me: “Not too many." SN: “Really?” s.cleveland.com/AsePz2i

Oct 30, 2014

Ed FitzGerald subject of second suspicious vehicle call while Lakewood mayor s.cleveland.com/AsePz2i

LeBron James' return debut with Cleveland Cavaliers is spoiled: Joe Vardon's instant analysis

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND, Ohio - Of all the possible scenarios mapped out for LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in their season opener, few could've seen this coming. An 95-90 loss, to the New York Knicks, spoiling James' celebrated return to the franchise in a game where he didn't play well.
Oct 30, 2014

THIS was not what LeBron, the #Cavs had planned. The Knicks? Maybe. Instant analysis bit.ly/1xGOYP1

Oct 30, 2014

Who saw this coming? LeBron, #Cavs bad in season opener, lose to Knicks. Instant analysis bit.ly/1xGOYP1

New York Knicks stun Cleveland Cavaliers in LeBron James' return home

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND, Ohio - In a night that started out so memorable, the ending sure left a sour taste as the New York Knicks steal a game by defeating the Cavaliers 95-90. Carmelo Anthony led all scores with 25 points. Kyrie Irving led Cleveland (0-1) with 22 points and four rebounds and five assists.

Federal gun initiative in Cleveland offers promising way to track violent felons: editorial

cleveland.com — As the body count from gun violence in Cuyahoga Countycontinues to climb, the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives brought to Cleveland an old weapon in its arsenal that can be used in better ways to track perpetrators of gun crimes.

Rudy's Strudel in Parma cooks up LeBron James pierogi for the King's return to Cleveland

cleveland.com — Any basketball star can have a sneaker named after them, but a pierogi? That honor only goes to LeBron James. "This is serious Cleveland business," laughs Lidia Trempe, who owns Rudy's Strudel bakery in Parma with her family. At noon on Tuesday, 67-year-old family owned Polish bakery and pierogi hotspot is launching their LeBron James pierogi.

LeBron James: Nike "Welcome Home" banner goes up in Cleveland

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Browns defensive staff gives their Dawgs a bone: Cleveland Browns quick hits

cleveland.com — BEREA, Ohio -- Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Jim O'Neil has some bones to pick with his defense. A lot of them. When O'Neil and the defensive staff sat down in the offseason to reward players who made plays that reflected the team's "Play like a Brown" mantra, they came up with dog-themed way to do it.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @cdotcombrowns: Browns defensive staff gives their Dawgs a bone: Cleveland Browns quick hits dlvr.it/7Mx8kk #browns

Watch Kendrick Lamar perform 'Money Trees' at the Cleveland Cavaliers Fan Fest

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND, Ohio - At Thursday night's Cavaliers Fan Fest, people waited in long lines and increasingly chilly weather for hours. But it was all worth it to see hip-hop star Kendrick Lamar perform during the Fan Fest at the parking lot across from the Q.

Usher sings national anthem at Cleveland Cavaliers season opener: Watch video

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND -- Eight-time Grammy winner and Cavaliers part owner Usher sang the Star Spangled Banner before the team's season opener against the New York Knicks. Click the video to watch. Related Stories

Jack Schron calls for Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty to investigate Ed FitzGerald's administration

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Cuyahoga County Councilman Jack Schron wants the county prosecutor to investigate whether County Executive Ed FitzGerald or his aides criminally interfered with a recent county probe of FitzGerald's driving record. Schron, who is running as a Republican for county executive, called for the investigation during a Thursday morning news conference outside the county's headquarters in downtown Cleveland.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @AndrewJTobias: .@JackSchronOH calls for Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty to investigate Ed FitzGerald's administration cleveland.com/cuyahoga-count…

Oct 30, 2014

.@JackSchronOH calls for Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty to investigate Ed FitzGerald's administration cleveland.com/cuyahoga-count…

LeBron James banner signals a rebirth of hope in Cleveland, bystanders say

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND, Ohio -- "It's like watching a live birth: 'We got the head! Here come the shoulders!" ebullient bystanders joked, as the newest LeBron James banner was slowly unfurled from the side of Sherwin-Williams Co.'s world headquarters in Downtown Cleveland on Thursday morning.

Outrageous predictions (and outfits) for Ohio State vs. Illinois: 10 or fewer completions, 150 yards for Curtis Samuel

cleveland.com — COLUMBUS, Ohio - Last week, everything outrageous we predicted couldn't have been wronger in Ohio State's 31-24 double-overtime win at Penn State. So this week we came back even more outrageous, and it starts with our Halloween costumes.

LeBron Mania hits Cleveland Browns as Johnny Manziel, Joe Haden, Donte Whitner and others gear up for the King

cleveland.com — BEREA, Ohio -- Browns practice couldn't end fast enough Thursday for cornerback Joe Haden and friends. "I'm like come on, Coach, let's get up out of here,'' said Haden. "I'm ready. I've got my outfit in my locker.'' Haden, like teammates Johnny Manziel, Donte Whitner and others, was headed downtown for the Cavs opener, and could hardly wait.
Oct 30, 2014

LeBron Mania hits Cleveland Browns as Johnny Manziel, Joe Haden, Donte Whitner and others gear up for the King dlvr.it/7MvnWZ

Gov. John Kasich and GOP hit the road to make voters more fluent in French - as in Justice Judi French

cleveland.com — FAIRLAWN, Ohio - Ohio's Republican officeholders joined forces Thursday, mostly confident in their own re-election prospects but pushing for a big sweep that includes far-down-the-ballot races for Supreme Court and Cuyahoga County executive. Gov. John Kasich is headlining this three-day bus tour, which kicked off near Mansfield and will finish Saturday with what's expected to be a large Columbus rally.
Oct 30, 2014

I know there's a big game on in 15 mins. Plenty of time for you to read my recap of the Ohio GOP's day on the road: cleveland.com/open/index.ssf…

Oct 30, 2014

Kasich and the GOP hit the road to make voters fluent in French - Justice Judi French. My recap of #OHGOPtour, Day 1: cleveland.com/open/index.ssf…

Brief history of Kendrick Lamar's fascination with the Cleveland 'C' Logo

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND, Ohio - Maybe Kendrick Lamar knew something we didn't. The West Coast hip-hop star was announced as the headliner for Thursday night's Cavs Home Opener Fan Fest just two weeks ago. But Lamar has been showing Cleveland love for months now.