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22 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

Worker investigated for allegedly taking scaffolding

ELYRIA - For the second time this year, a Lorain County maintenance worker is under investigation for allegedly taking county property without permission.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

ROUNDUP: Aug. 25, 2014

Police: Arrested man stashed drugs in rear LORAIN - Police arrested Christopher Williams Jr., 18, 1517 Paine St., on charges of possession of cocaine, obstructing official business and illegal conveyance of drugs into a detention facility Friday night.

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Cleveland.com

Avon Mayor Bryan Jensen challenges Ohio Sen. Gayle Manning, Lorain...

And Avon's Mayor Bryan Jensen is just one of many who have taken up the challenge and threw out one of his own August 24. Will Ted Kalo, Lori Kokoski, and Tom Williams, the three Lorain County Commissioners, step up or will they donate the $100 instead of dumping water on their heads? Ohio Sen. Gayle Manning, did you hear that hue and cry coming ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ohio, Lorain, OH, North Ridgeville, OH, Avon Lake, OH

Cleveland.com

Avon car show benefits homeless animals from Lorain County APL

Hundreds of people gathered at the Avon United Methodist Church on Detroit Road to ooh and ahh over almost 200 classic cars for the benefit of the homeless cats and kittens at the APL in Elyria Township.

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Related Topix: Avon, OH, Elyria, OH, North Ridgeville, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Lorain County Fair concludes with smashes and bangs

WELLINGTON - Road rage was legal and encouraged and being "bashful" took on new meaning at Sunday's 69th annual demolition derby at the Lorain County Fair.

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Related Topix: North Ridgeville, OH, Elyria, OH, Cuyahoga County, OH, Wellington, OH

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

Lorain County Fair: Sheep brings in record of $3,645

WELLINGTON - With the help of a group of local businesses a Firelands Elementary student with cerebral palsy, whose mother recently died, was able to set a new fair auction record.

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The Chronicle-Telegram

Lorain County Fair: Champions auctioned

WELLINGTON - The fairgrounds were calm Saturday morning, dew glistening, and people casually getting ready for the day's events.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Cleveland.com

Several residents report egging incidents: Avon police blotter

Vandalism, Multiple streets: Between Aug. 15 and Aug. 19, three homeowners reported their houses and/or cars were egged by unknown suspects.

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Related Topix: Avon, OH, North Ridgeville, OH

Cleveland.com

United Way of Greater Lorain County announces year-round United We Sweat fitness program

The initiative had been available only during the month of September. It was formed to promote healthy living in the county and offers a variety of free exercise options.

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The Chronicle-Telegram

Minnie E. Dawson

Minnie E. Dawson, 74, of North Ridgeville, passed away Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at St. John Medical Center in Westlake.

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Related Topix: North Ridgeville, OH, Westlake, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Tip leads to arrest of wanted sex offender

An anonymous tip led to the arrest of a fugitive sex offender who was just added to the "Agonizing 8" list on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Senior citizens named Lorain County Fair king, queen

The crowning of a fair king and queen isn't reserved only for the younger generation.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Elyria, OH, Avon Lake, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Perfect poultry pair

WELLINGTON - County fair animal judging can border on the cutthroat. Happily, that's not the case with poultry people, Becky Milks said as she talked this week with fellow poultry folk behind the Lorain County Fair's new poultry barn.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Cleveland.com

Overnight rains affecting the water quality at Edgewater Park today: Lake Erie Beach...

Despite the heavy rains that hit northern Ohio Tuesday night, a few Lake Erie beaches are safe to swim in today.

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Related Topix: Erie County, OH, Mentor, OH, Fairport Harbor, OH, Lake County, OH, Weather

The Chronicle-Telegram

Habitat for Humanity dedicates first new home in 4 years

ELYRIA - On a rainy day in April, Lorain County Habitat for Humanity employees and volunteers broke ground in a muddy lot at 311 Franklin Ave. On Tuesday, their sweat and labor paid off with the dedication of a new home for a single mother and her two young children.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Lorain County Fair: Feels like a wet time for Foreigner

It was a "Hot Blooded," albeit short, Lorain County Fair show Tuesday night when Foreigner rocked the packed-to-the-rafters grandstand in Wellington.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Foreigner, Wellington, OH, Lou Gramm

The Chronicle-Telegram

First-year food booths at Lorain County Fair challenged to find a following

WELLINGTON - Gone are the days of purely traditional food booths where fairgoers relied on forms of fried dough, hot dogs on sticks and cans of pop for lunch and dinner.

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The Chronicle-Telegram

Lorain County law enforcement agencies get military gear from federal program

ELYRIA - Law enforcement in Lorain County has obtained dozens of guns, seven vehicles and other assorted gear through a federal program that provides military hardware to police agencies across the country.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH, Lorain, OH

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

Judge releases revised financial records

Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge has corrected his annual financial disclosure statements, which he acknowledged last week contained numerous errors.

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Related Topix: Lorain, OH, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Harlan Daily Enterprise

'Warrior' mentality under fire

Photos of officers bearing assault rifles and wearing head-to-toe battle armor this week in Ferguson, Mo., are raising questions over the blurred lines between police and soldiers.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Opinion

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