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Jul 23, 2014

RT @justinjm1: RT @MHoppertNYT: LeBron James sends cupcakes to neighbors as apology for commotion caused by his return s.cleveland.com/0eoVyPV

Jul 23, 2014

RT @MHoppertNYT: LeBron James sends cupcakes to neighbors as apology for commotion caused by his return s.cleveland.com/0eoVyPV

Jul 23, 2014

LeBron James sends cupcakes to neighbors as apology for commotion caused by his return s.cleveland.com/0eoVyPV

Jul 23, 2014

77th FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby in full swing s.cleveland.com/gGLkxqI by Plain Dealer's @FotosByFong

Jul 23, 2014

Soap Box Derby is here: @fotosbyfong of @plaindealer has great gallery on 77th @soapboxderby @aasbdorg #sbdraceweek ow.ly/zukYx

Jul 23, 2014

RT @FotosByFong: 77th FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby in full swing s.cleveland.com/gGLkxqI (Plain Dealer photo gallery)

Online wine tasting: Vin Hunter Chardonnay from Alexander Valley Vineyards

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND, Ohio - We're having an online wine tasting at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at Heinen's in Pepper Pike. We'll taste and chat about three wines - a white, rose and red. One of them is a California chardonnay called Vin Hunter.
Jul 23, 2014

Our online #winetasting is july 31 @heinens: 1st of 3 profiles of what we'll try @avvwinery @penniehaase @joecreacle ow.ly/zurmp

Cleveland Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera still hobbled by back spasms

cleveland.com — MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Asdrubal Cabrera walked around the clubhouse Tuesday afternoon like a steel pole had replaced his spine. He had a black brace wrapped around his waist and it looked like he'd been stretched on the rack. Cabrera seemed to be walking on tiptoes. His teammates showed little sympathy.
Jul 23, 2014

As of Tues., Tribe not putting Asdrubal Cabrera (back) on DL. If they do, Francisco Lindor will NOT replace him. goo.gl/Bskmab

Justin Masterson on the dribble, message for Michael Brantley: Cleveland Indians quick hits

cleveland.com — MINNEAPOLIS - Justin Masterson's sore right knee must be feeling good. After throwing a bullpen session on Tuesday afternoon in preparation for his rehab start Friday for Class AAA Columbus, Masterson was kicking a soccer ball around in left field with Corey Kluber and a couple of other Indians at Target Field.
Jul 23, 2014

Justin Masterson shoots scores, Message for Michael (Brantley): Cleveland Indians quick hits. goo.gl/oDwI5h

Cleveland Indians beat Twins, 8-2, on Danny Salazar's arm, Carlos Santana's bat

cleveland.com — MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - The Indians have made a habit of scoring in the late innings this season and they did it again Tuesday night at Target Field with a big ninth inning against veteran reliever Matt Guerrier. Yet it was the runs they scored early that secured a victory for Danny Salazar in his return to the big leagues.
Jul 23, 2014

Here's how Indians beat the Twins on Tuesday night. Game breakdown. goo.gl/Uioemp

The Pitino flow chart: Ohio State Buckeyes basketball coach Thad Matta gives an inside look at his past

cleveland.com — "It's like people say Ohio State is a football school," Matta said of winning nine overall Big Ten titles (five regular season, four conference tournament) and I tell kids, 'If that's a football school, then so be it. We're happy with it." Matta spoke to cleveland.com during an in-depth interview in his office last month.
Jul 23, 2014

Thad Matta on 9 B1G titles (5 season, 4 BTT) in 10 yrs: "I tell kids, 'If that's a football school, then so be it.'" cleveland.com/osu/index.ssf/…

Jul 23, 2014

Thad Matta on his past: A Rick Pitino flow chart, his list of 100 goals and his 10 years at Ohio State cleveland.com/osu/index.ssf/…

Carlos Santana, man in the middle for Cleveland Indians, goes 4-for-5 against Twins

cleveland.com — MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - He is the connection with the good stuff; the man who provides the juice for the top and bottom of the lineup. Meet Carlos Santana, a bright flame at the plate right now. Santana went 4-for-5 Tuesday night as the Indians beat the Twins, 8-2, at Target Field in a game that was much closer than that for eight innings.
Jul 23, 2014

Carlos Santana, Indians man in the middle, goes 4-for-5 in win over Twins. goo.gl/fGjgu8

Danny Salazar takes deep breath in Cleveland Indians' victory over Twins

cleveland.com — MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Breathing is always a good thing. In the second inning Tuesday night against the Twins, Danny Salazar forgot to do it. It was understandable. He was back in the big leagues for the first time since May 15.
Jul 23, 2014

Yan Gomes reminds Danny Salazar to breathe. Now that's a good catcher. #Indians. goo.gl/M3Wgjf

'The Walking Dead' universe expands with 'No Man's Land' mobile game

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND, Ohio - "The Walking Dead's" stranglehold on pop-culture continues to tighten. AMC announced on Monday that the network, along with developer Next Games, will release a new mobile game titled ""The Walking Dead: No Man's Land" that will coincide with the upcoming season of the mega-popular show.

Hopkins Airport says it'll be ready and able to handle swarms of visitors with RNC convention

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Flight cuts at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport were a point of discussion but not a significant hurdle when it came to wooing the 2016 Republican National Convention, local planners and a GOP spokesman said. United Airlines' nonstop destinations out of Hopkins plunged from 59 to 20 when the airline pulled its hub out of Cleveland this spring.

Raise your hand if you're ready for back-to-school shopping; average costs up 5 percent to $669 per family

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The calendar may still say mid-July, but retailers are already weeks into the lucrative back-to-school season, the industry's second-largest after the winter holidays. From price-match guarantees to opportunities to share school supplies with needy children, stores are multiplying their promotions in hopes of scoring extra sales during the $74.9 billion shopping season.
Jul 23, 2014

.@JesseTronPR Thanks for the kind RT! Raise your hand if you're ready for #backtoschool shopping; bit.ly/1A5DAPY @ICSC

Jul 23, 2014

Raise your hand if you're ready for #backtoschool shopping; average costs up 5% to $669 per family. bit.ly/1A5DAPY @NRFnews

Columbus or bust for Democratic National Convention? Ohio Politics Roundup

cleveland.com — Michael Coleman to DNC: Pick Columbus - or else - The Columbus mayor is using Cleveland's Republican National Convention victory to bolster his city's case to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016. Michael Coleman tells Politico's Kyle Cheney that his party could lose battleground Ohio - and the presidency - if it allows the GOP to have the Buckeye State all to itself during convention season.
Jul 23, 2014

Today's Ohio Politics Roundup is here. Coleman says Columbus or bust for DNC. Pepper goes after DeWine on contracts: cleveland.com/open/index.ssf…

Jul 23, 2014

RT @eaPeeDee: Bowling Green expected to top poll voting at MAC football meetings - A Plain Dealer story s.cleveland.com/KNWIIGd via @clevelanddotcom

Study says food trucks as safe as restaurants, plus July 23-29 Northeast Ohio truck calendar

cleveland.com — Perceptions are powerful in the food business. For customers who prefer to walk into brick and mortar restaurants, a food truck can seem a little here-today-gone-tomorrow. But truck owners like to pride themselves in the immediacy and freshness of their food. Plenty of truck fans agree with them.
Jul 23, 2014

Chow down downtown walkers. Frood trucks as safe as restaurants, via @DebbiSnook1 cleveland.com/food/index.ssf…

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