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20 hrs ago | 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

Yesterday | 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

Yesterday | 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

Yesterday | 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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Yesterday | 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

Cleveland.com

Avon High School grad becomes Avon's newest policeman

Matthew Kaczmarek takes an oath to serve and protect the visitors and residents of the City of Avon.

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Related Topix: Avon, OH, Kent State University

The Chronicle-Telegram

Accused killer opts for trial before panel

ELYRIA - For the third time this year, an accused killer facing a possible death sentence has waived his right to a jury trial and will instead have his case heard by a three-judge panel.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH, Lorain, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Ben Klier, Michaela Price named Lorain County Junior Fair royalty

After all, the Lorain County Fair stops for no one. Not even for the 2014 Lorain County Junior Fair queen - Price, 18, of Wellington Township, was crowned fair royalty Monday.

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The Chronicle-Telegram

Ben Klier, Michaela Price named Lorain County Junior Fair royalty

WELLINGTON - Beneath her long purple gown, Michaela Price had on the perfect pair of shoes to showcase her style.

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The Chronicle-Telegram

Family's Lorain County Fair tradition culminates in Clair Hill award

WELLINGTON - Hazel Pitts slowly walked up to the stage in front of the Lorain County Fair Board office at the Lorain County Fairgrounds and gently grabbed the box wrapped with green paper and a gold bow.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Investigator: Courthouse workers fear for their health

Conditions in and around of the old Lorain County County Courthouse don't seem to be improving any time soon.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH

Cleveland.com

Lorain County officials probe whether stun gun was brought into courtroom

Lorain County sheriff's deputies are trying to determine if an Avon Lake man brought a cane with a stun gun attached to its end into a court hearing earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Avon Lake, OH, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Cleveland.com

All three Cuyahoga County beaches are safe to swim in today: Lake Erie Beach Report

The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District has declared the water at Edgewater, Huntington and Villa Angela beaches safe for swimming today as the bacteria count in the water is within acceptable levels.

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Related Topix: Cuyahoga County, OH, Weather

The Chronicle-Telegram

Lorain County Fair opens today

Setup, which began about two weeks ago, was completed around midnight Sunday, according to Kim Meyers, fair president.

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Related Topix: Wellington, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Mary Therese Maiers

Mary Therese Maiers , 85, of Avon, formerly of North Ridgeville, passed away peacefully Friday August 15, 2014, at Avon Oaks Nursing Home in Avon.

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Related Topix: Avon, OH, North Ridgeville, OH

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

Lorain County Fair attendees will see new structures, food options

Goats, poultry and rabbits may not notice their new digs at this year's Lorain County Fair, but fairgoers are more apt to take note of some new spots along the midway to taste something new, or at least different versions of familiar fare.

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Related Topix: Amherst, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Local foundations' contributions help secure Lorain County 4-H program

Julie Mackey of Ohio State University Extension and a 4-H adviser works with Extension intern Ashley Huffman to help set up for the Lorain County Fair.

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Related Topix: Oberlin, OH, Family, Kids, Elyria, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Seven 4-H veterans vying for Junior Fair King and Queen titles

WELLINGTON - A total of five young women and two young men will vie for the title of Junior Fair King and Queen at this year's Lorain County Fair.

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Related Topix: Sheffield, OH, Wellington, OH

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