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1 hr ago | Crain's Cleveland Business

Cuyahoga County set to raise bed tax; length of extension is under debate

Raising the bed tax is on the agenda for the Tuesday, July 22, meeting of the Cuyahoga County Council.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH

2 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Beachwood defers to county Planning Commission on redo of Chagrin Blvd. office zoning

City Council will see what suggestions the Cuyahoga County Planning Commission has before easing any zoning restrictions on general office space along Chagrin Boulevard.

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Related Topix: Beachwood, OH

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cleveland.com

Names of fallen added in July 25 re-dedication of Greater Cleveland Veterans Memorial

Some 42 names will be added to the memorial fountain area, bringing the total of Cuyahoga County war dead from 1899 to 2014 to 5,552.

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The BIG One

Longtime Brooklyn Mayor Dead

A political icon in Cuyahoga county for generations has passed away. John Coyne served as mayor of suburban Brooklyn for 51 years starting in 1948.

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Cleveland.com

Compare Greater Cleveland taxes to those in the Detroit area

But once all the major local and state taxes are tabulated, Greater Clevelanders usually end up paying more than their counterparts in the Detroit area, according to a Northeast Ohio Media Group analysis.

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Cleveland.com

Teen pleads guilty to brutal beating, robbery of elderly couple during home invasion

The pair forced the woman into the trunk of her car and drove her around the city, trying to steal money from her credit cards.

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The Medina Gazette

Ohio Secretary of State candidate Nina Turner talks voting hours

State Sen. Nina Turner, Democratic candidate for secretary of state, shakes hands with Pamela B. Miller, former head of the Medina County Democratic Party who now serves as chairwoman of the county Board of Elections, at a garden party fundraiser hosted by Janice Skeen in Sharon Township on Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Medina County, OH

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Fugitive wanted for failure to register as sex offender

The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information leading to the capture of fugitive Bonnie Smith.

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Cleveland.com

Quiet tax increases cleared the way for the Cleveland schools' "no tax increase" tax...

The proposed new construction project f or Cleveland schools won't raise your property taxes - because the district already has.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, Tax, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Cleveland.com

Brennan's Colony to reopen Tuesday for drinks only; kitchen reopens Friday

Brennan's Colony will have a limited reopening on Tuesday, just over three weeks after the pub's popular owner, Jim Brennan, was killed during a robbery attempt at the location.

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Cleveland.com

Former Lakewood band director pleads not guilty to sex charges; Olmsted Township considers emergency dispatch agreement with the county: Best of the Beat

In case you missed them, here are recaps of some of this week's biggest stories in Sun Post-Herald area.

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Related Topix: Lakewood, OH, Olmsted Falls, OH

Cleveland.com

Parma-Snow library gets a visit from rocker-author Graham Nash

It was a reunion of kindred spirits at the Parma-Snow branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library July 18 as Graham Nash spoke to a full house of 400 fans.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Graham Nash, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, The Hollies

The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio gubernatorial candidates' campaign teams differ greatly

Matt Carle is the campaign manager for Republican Gov. John Kasich, and before that, he was Kasich's legislative director for three years.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich, Columbus, OH, University of Akron

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Charter schools

Ohio law requires teachers to report claims of possible child neglect and abuse to local children services officials and law enforcement.

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Toledo Blade

Parade kicks off African-American Festival

Hundreds of people lined a parade route in Toledo's Central City today to kick off the 10th annual Toledo African-American Festival.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich, Toledo, OH, Ottawa County, OH, Oak Harbor, OH

WTVG-TV Toledo

Arson registry helps Ohio investigators track criminals

Officials say 221 names were listed during the first year of Ohio's registry for people convicted of arson-related offenses.

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Cleveland.com

The 32nd annual Irish Cultural Festival at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds

Cleveland's Irish Cultural Festival celebrates its 32nd year with a three-day event at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, July 18th through July 20th.

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Examiner.com

The Cuyahoga County Fair is nearly here

The 118th Annual Cuyahoga County Fair "It's A Family A-Fair!" August 4th thru August 10th, 2014 Monday: 5:00 to 11:00 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Noon-11PM Saturday 10AM - 11PM Sunday Noon-10PM Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds 19201 East Bagley Road Berea, Ohio 243-0090 www.cuyfair.com www.facebook.com/cuyfair www.twitter.com/cuyfair As ... (more)

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Related Topix: Berea, OH, Dining, Home Gardening, Home, Horse, Pets

Cleveland.com

Construction begins on new South Euclid-Lyndhurst library; concerns persist about fate of Telling Mansion (photo gallery)

Construction is underway on the new South Euclid-Lyndhurst Library on South Green Road, while advocates of the library's soon-to-be former location, the Telling Mansion, are trying to work with its new owner to preserve the historic estate.

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Related Topix: Lyndhurst, OH, South Euclid, OH, Euclid, OH

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Cleveland.com

Man accused of drunken driving following assault: Parma police blotter

Assault, Wood Avenue : Two men were involved in an argument that escalated into an assault about 1 a.m. July 14. One man left the scene and was subsequently arrested and charged with suspicion of drunken driving.

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