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Cleveland, Cuyahoga County announce bid to bring Amazon HQ2 to city

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Mayor Frank Jackson and Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish on Thursday announced the region's bid to bring Amazon's second headquarters to the city. Cities across the nation entered proposals trying to lure Amazon…

CSU students protest anti-LGBTQ flier and CSU President Berkman (photos and video)

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Cleveland State University students gathered on campus on Thursday to protest a flier that was posted on a Cleveland State University billboard that encouraged LGBTQ students to commit suicide.

Mayor Frank Jackson, challenger Zack Reed spar in contentious Cleveland mayoral debate at the City Club

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During their encounter at the City Club of Cleveland - a discussion that was at times quite contentious -- the two fielded questions on the conduct of Cleveland police, ways to improve relations between citizens and their police and…

A visual history of Northeast Ohio's Halloween haunted houses (vintage photos)

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A vintage photo gallery of Northeast Ohio's haunted houses.

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White nationalist Richard Spencer drowned out by protesters at Florida

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Counter demonstrators greatly outnumbered white nationalist Richard Spencer's supporters on Thursday at the University of Florida, their chants drowning Spencer out during his speech. Outside, hundreds more people…

Rep. Pat Tiberi's departure highlights frustration with gridlock

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"People haven't seen any change," said Bainbridge Township GOP Rep. Dave Joyce, a friend of Tiberi who has no plans to leave. "When you look out on the landscape going forward, they don't see the potential for change in the near future."

Hopkins airport assistant director campaigns for Frank Jackson in city SUV: Mark Naymik

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CLEVELAND, Ohio - Fred Szabo, assistant director of Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, took time off from work Wednesday afternoon to campaign for Mayor Frank Jackson on the city's West Side. And he did so while driving in a Chevy…

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Ex-elementary school aide, now Cleveland cop, accused of sexual battery with 13-year-old student

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Cleveland police officer Maria Velez, 24, is accused of having a sex with a 13-year-old student at the elementary school where she worked as a teacher's aide in 2015.

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Is $150,000 a year 'middle class?' Sen. Rob Portman takes heat for saying so

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Tell an auto worker in a two-income family he's not middle class, Rob Portman says to critics who say he's wrong.

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Cuyahoga County's proposed 10-cent fee on bags met with some skepticism

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Cuyahoga County's proposed 10-cent fee for plastic and paper bags has confused residents and led to skepticism from some County Council members.

Cleveland's Kimpton Schofield makes Conde Nast Traveler's list of top Midwest hotels

The Schofield, which opened in 2016 at the corner of Euclid Avenue and E. 9th Street, is the only Cleveland hotel to earn a spot on the magazine's annual list, determined by a survey of more than 300,000 readers.

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Watch live: Bill Gates speaks in Cleveland for urban schools conference

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Bill Gates, who founded the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, will speak at the Hilton at 12:30 p.m. Thursday for the Council of the Great City Schools conference.

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Mayor Frank Jackson, challenger Zack Reed to debate at City Club of Cleveland: Watch it live

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The event is likely to be the only public debate between the two candidates before voters choose who will run Cleveland for the next four years.

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MetroHealth will demo Outpatient Plaza and may replace it with a park along W. 25th St. (photos)

MetroHealth now plans to remove its 25-year-old Outpatient Plaza building and below-grade parking garage along West 25th Street, and replace it in another location.

Columbus-area Rep. Pat Tiberi to quit Congress

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Tiberi plans to join the Ohio Business Roundtable, a group made up of CEOs from some of the state's largest businesses, the New York Times reported. Spokesmen for Tiberi did not respond to requests for comment on Tiberi's plans.

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Recovering Hope: Heroin addiction left woman living alone on street while pregnant

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Chelsea Callaway has been sober for two years since she sought treatment for a heroin addiction.

31 things to do in Cleveland the weekend of Oct. 19-22

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Halloween is getting closer, and Cleveland is celebrating the spooky holiday with fun all over town. But along with the haunted houses and scary film fests, you'll find all the regular events you love, including art, theater, concerts,…

11 best fall-themed cocktails to try in Greater Cleveland

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Fall means sweaters, pumpkin spice and changing leaves. And, it means fall-themed cocktails at Cleveland's bars.

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Lakewood boutique owner keeps dream alive with extra job and plans for a sign: A Greater Cleveland

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LAKEWOOD, Ohio - Carly Jones is nervous. The single mother, who opened a clothing boutique earlier this year with little more than a dream to make a better life for her two children, is appearing before a City of Lakewood board...

Cleveland Cavaliers 2017: 20 new bars, restaurants in and around downtown

Twenty bars, restaurants that have opened since Cavs opened last season.

Wednesday, Oct 18

All state senators will undergo sexual harassment training, Senate president says

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Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof said he strongly suggested former Cliff Hite resign from the Ohio Senate amid sexual harassment allegations. Obhof require all senators to be trained on sexual harassment soon.

Cuyahoga County to fine landlords who fail to register rental properties

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Cuyahoga County plans to impose fines of up to $150 to landlords who do not register rental properties.

23 great thrift stores in Greater Cleveland

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If you don't mind some wear and tear, there are plenty of ways to get thrifty and save money at these Northeast Ohio thrift stores.

10-year-old visits big brother at drug-rehab center: A Greater Cleveland

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After weeks in a drug-rehab center in Michigan, Matthew Everhart spends a few precious hours with his little sister and parents before taking off for more treatment in Florida.

Tuesday, Oct 17

See complete coverage of Frank Jackson and Zack Reed at endorsement interview

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Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and City Councilman Zack Reed faced off on Tuesday for an endorsement interview with Plain Dealer and cleveland.com editors in the Cleveland mayor's race.

Josh Mandel won't discuss Mitch McConnell, gladly discusses police, 'radicals' and Sherrod Brown

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Josh Mandel criticizes claims that characterize cops as bad guys, blames Sherrod Brown "and other radicals."

Six-year-old asks why daddy was shot in the head: A Greater Cleveland

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After learning that her father was shot outside his Cleveland home, six-year-old Yvonne Lake asks her mother why someone would want to hurt him.

Cleveland City Council OKs tougher controls to curb dirt bike riding on city streets

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The legislation requires that the bikes be licensed to venture out on city streets. It also bans stunt moves, such as riding while not sitting in the driver's seat, on city streets or other public property. It also bars riders from filling…

Monday, Oct 16

Tamir Rice's mother: 'Shame' on Zack Reed for accepting police union endorsement

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Tamir Rice's mother on Monday called on Cleveland mayoral candidate Zack Reed to reject the endorsement he received last week from the union representing rank-and-file Cleveland police officers.

Issue 2 FAQ: What you need to know before you vote

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If you're confused about Ohio Issue 2 on the November ballot, welcome to the club.

Cheap eats in Cleveland: 15 great dishes for $15 and under

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You love all the new restaurants popping up in Cleveland, and you want to try everything. You're just looking for a place to grab a bite that's delicious but affordable.

Contessa Korper, 'forever grateful' for the kindness of readers: A Greater Cleveland

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Contessa Korper prides herself on her stoicism. But the kindness of readers, who have offered support and encouragement to her and other families featured in our series "A Greater Cleveland," moved her to send this heartfelt text message…

Sunday, Oct 15

Man dies after being shot in Cleveland's South Collinwood neighborhood

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The shooting happened on Whitcomb Avenue near St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland Detective Reginald Lanton said. Police did not give a time of the shooting or where the man was shot.

Sisters die after Akron house fire, officials say

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The girls, 12-year-old Jada Snowden and 5-year-old Kymera Cody, were sisters, the coroner's office said.