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In 2001, Marc Trestman, then the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for the Oakland Raiders, took an aging journeyman quarterback and helped turn him into an MVP two years later. It was Rich Gannon.
Chris Fedor, Northeast Ohio Media Group
Gordon was a surprise pick in the second round of the 2012 supplement draft.
Terry Pluto, The Plain Dealer
BEREA, Ohio -- When the news came down that Berea and Midpark were merging high schools, Alex Brown was worried.A two-year starter at Berea, Brown was unsure what his role would be at his new school. Adding to his...
Northeast Ohio Media Group high school sports staff
Also, investigation sought into private contractors involved in Obamacare website launch; parents of Sandy Hook victims vow to continue fight to reduce gun violence; New York mother arrested for killing baby son and throwing him in trash; U.S. pauses non-lethal aid to northern Syria; body of Nelson Mandela lies in state in Johannesburg; and Ukrainian government struggling in aftermath of deploying riot police against political protest.
Ray Jablonski, Northeast Ohio Media Group
Former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel was named the executive vice president of the University of Akron, as talk continues he’s a top candidate for the university’s next president.
Jen Steer, Northeast Ohio Media Group
The "innovation deficit" arising from lagging U.S. investment in research and development threatens the impede the success of American higher education as well as the progress of invention, Santa J. Ono writes.
Innovation and a highly trained workforce are the necessary ingredients for the more than 12 million direct U.S. manufacturing jobs and an additional five million jobs that are supported through manufacturing, writes Daniel Sedor Sr.
Watch Mary Kay Cabot and Tom Reed deliver the news from Berea as the Cleveland Browns begin their preparations to play the Bears.
David I. Andersen, The Plain Dealer
To create jobs, Ohio needs more entrepreneurs and innovators to make the Buckeye State home to their businesses. State policymakers must bolster the state's intellectual property sector to attract these business owners, writes Fredrick J. Lisy.
Gasoline and natural gas prices are edging up, just in time for Christmas.
John Funk, The Plain Dealer
Elaine Freeman -- whose husband is North Ridgeville police Chief Mike Freeman -- was scheduled to begin a jail sentence Tuesday after she pleaded no contest to petty theft charges in Avon Lake Municipal Court.
Patrick Cooley, Northeast Ohio Media Group
Rep. Jim Jordan of Champaign County, a former chair of the conservative House Republican Study Committee, told reporters on Wednesday that he'll vote against the agreement because it won't achieve the kind of savings in mandatory spending programs that would put the nation on the path to a balanced budget in the next decade.
Sabrina Eaton, Plain Dealer Washington Reporter
The study of 350 women showed that surgery and radiation did not offer a significant survival advantage to women whose breast cancer responded well to chemotherapy.
Angela Townsend, The Plain Dealer
Cuyahoga County filled a long-vacant communications job this week, hiring a former congressional aide to serve as his primary spokesman. Richard Luchette, 27, will make $70,000 a year.
Andrew J. Tobias, Northeast Ohio Media Group
Uncompensated spending rose again last year at the Cleveland Clinic, Southwest General Health Center and Parma Community General Hospital.
Brie Zeltner, The Plain Dealer
Controversial Judge Angela Stokes formally denies all charges against her made by the Supreme Court of Ohio's Office of Disciplinary Counsel. But she continues to draw attention.
Mark Naymik, Northeast Ohio Media Group
Also, Warren police have man in custody in connection with fatal shooting Monday; case involving Ashtabula man accused of killing two men bound over to grand jury; wife of North Ridgeville police chief jailed for shoplifting; plans to extend RTA service into Euclid discussed; Grafton councilman charged with ethics violations; and Norton voters reject charter change in special election Tuesday.
Ray Jablonski, Northeast Ohio Media Group
Indie-rock band Never Shout never will bring its intimate connection with fans to the Grog Shop on December 11.
Troy L. Smith, Northeast Ohio Media Group
An FBI spokeswoman in Cleveland, Vicki Anderson, confirmed the arrest of Eric V. Bartoli to Northeast Ohio Media Group. Peruvian media originally reported the arrest.
Regina Garcia Cano, Northeast Ohio Media Group
Jim Tressel, the former Ohio State University football coach, was named the University of Akron's executive vice president and given the role of working across the campus in support of a campus-wide campaign for student success.
Karen Farkas, The Plain Dealer