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Cleveland Catch Up

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

October 26, 2018


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Cleveland woman pistol-whipped during robbery During a Tuesday night home invasion, a robber pistol-whipped a 31-year-old woman after dragging her into her own bedroom, Cleveland.com reported. The woman told police that at her home on Fairfax Avenue, she heard a knock on the door and opened it to find a man standing just outside and pointin...

Cleveland Catch-Up

Sophia Yakamuthis, News Editor

February 23, 2018


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Westlake High School holds walkout On Tuesday, Feb. 20, Westlake High School students organized a walkout in protest of gun violence. The protest, according to Cleveland.com, came in response to Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, which resulted in the deaths of 17 people, and the ...

Cleveland Catch-Up

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

February 16, 2018


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2018 Harvest for Hunger campaign launched The Greater Cleveland Food Bank launched its 2018 Harvest for Hunger campaign on Thursday, Feb. 15, kicking off a series of volunteer and food drives. According to their mission statement, the organization’s overall goal is supply at least 22 million mea...

Cleveland Catch-Up

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

February 9, 2018


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Big Sean tour to stop in Cleveland Rapper Big Sean recently announced that the “Unfriendly Reminder Tour” will stop in Cleveland on May 5 at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica, according to Cleveland.com. The tour commemorates the rapper’s decade-long run on Kanye West’s GOOD Music Label. “Unfriendly Reminder” kicks of...

Cleveland Catch-Up

Lyndsey Cole, Development Editor

February 2, 2018


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Cleveland Indians abandon controversial logo As of the 2019 season, the smiling face of Chief Wahoo will no longer adorn the Indians’ uniforms, according to the New York Times. Since 1948, the Cleveland Indians have sported Chief Wahoo on their uniforms. The bright red Native American caricature has been a so...

Cleveland Catch Up

Lyndsey Cole, News Editor

January 25, 2018


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Quicken Loans Arena renovations to begin on Feb. 5 Work on the exterior of Quicken Loans Arena will begin on Feb. 5, allowing the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Lake Erie Monsters to finish out their seasons before the arena closes for the summer. It is anticipated that the building will also be closed ...

Cleveland catch-up

Lyndsey Cole, News Editor

December 7, 2017


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Ohio Department of Commerce to award 24 medical marijuana cultivation licenses When it was discovered that the Ohio Department of Commerce had hired someone with a felony drug conviction on their record to help score applications for medical marijuana growing licenses, those in opposition of the medical m...

Cleveland catch-up

Sophia Yakumithis, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017


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Woman sentenced for killing boy with car, continued driving without license After admitting to fatally hitting a 12-year-old boy with her car and continuing to drive without a valid license, Starlesha Lewis, 19, will face two years in jail, according to News 5 Cleveland. Lewis was sentenced to vehicular homicide and will concurrently face time for involvement in an unrelated hit-and-run incident. According to police, she never held a valid licen...

Cleveland catch-up

Lyndsey Cole, News Editor

November 16, 2017


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Employee charged for stabbing co-worker with scissors at Cleveland Hopkins Vonda Gardner of East Cleveland, a Spirit Airlines employee, was accused of stabbing her co-worker with a pair of scissors at the ticket counter at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport on Sunday night, according to Clevelan...

Cleveland Catch-Up

Lyndsey Cole, News Editor

November 9, 2017


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Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Elected to Fourth Term In a historic election on Tuesday, Cleveland mayor Frank Jackson was elected to serve his fourth consecutive four year term, an unprecedented victory, according to Cleveland.com. According to unofficial counts from the Cuyahoga County Board of...

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