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Holocaust expert to talk about German student resistance during World War II

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:49
Not all Germans supported Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler during World War II. Holocaust expert and author Jud Newborn will talk Thursday in a free program at the Western Campus of Cuyahoga Community College about the White Rose, a group of German students who tried to oppose Hitler. Brian Albrecht, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/balbrech/index.html

5 summer tours we wish were coming to Cleveland

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:46
Cleveland will get Skrillex, Beck, Dave Matthews Band, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry and more this summer. But who will local music fans be missing out on? Troy L. Smith, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/Troy%20Smith/index.html

Cleveland Heights sponsors series of programs for National Preservation Month

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:15
Cleveland Heights sponsors series of programs for National Preservation Month. Julie Washington, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/jwashing/index.html

Man accused of hitting person with baseball bat, robbing group of cash and cellphones in Euclid

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:12
A Wickliffe man and two others wore masks and robbed four people at a campfire on the shores of Lake Erie, hitting people in the group with a baseball bat and gun, reports say. Adam Ferrise, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/adamferrise/index.html

Suburban law directors powerful, but private

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:10
Law directors are among the most powerful players in suburban governments, drafting legislation and giving direction to mayors and city councils. But most stand outside the public eye: unelected, employed by private firms. Kaitlyn Ridel, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/kridel/index.html

Join the Ask the Ground Crew live chat, noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 22

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:00
Join the Ask the Ground Crew live chat, noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 22. Julie Washington, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/jwashing/index.html

Powerball jackpot reaches $110 million; Classic Lotto jackpot climbs to $67 million

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:57
The jackpots keep on growing in the Ohio Lottery's major drawings, as tonight's Powerball top prize is $110 million and the Classic Lotto jackpot is $67 million. Even the daily Rolling Cash 5 jackpot is on the rise, with tonight's top prize at $448,000. Ray Jablonski, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/rfjablon/index.html

For all the ways they rock, we salute AC/DC: Their five fiercest songs

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:37
Wednesday was a sad day for the rock 'n' roll world. One of its greats, AC/DC founder/songwriter/guitarist Malcolm Young, announced he was "taking a break" from the legendary Aussie rock band. Laura DeMarco, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/ldemarco/index.html

No one injured in Maple Heights home fire Wednesday morning

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:24
Maple Heights firefighters arrived to the residence in the 15300 block of Friend Avenue at 6:21 a.m. and extinguished the blaze. Mary Kilpatrick, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/mkilpatrickneomg/index.html

With 'Hotel Florida,' Amanda Vaill weaves a compelling tale of Hemingway and the Spanish Civil War

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:23
Vaill has written a powerful account of a country harrowed by war, of a motley collection of talented human beings striding into the gunfire looking for the truth -- and sometimes finding it, along with celebrity and, sometimes, death. Daniel Dyer, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/dadyer/index.html

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton's 'Timber' mashup; Mila Kunis expecting a baby girl; more - A.M. entertainment news links

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:22
, NBC will air a variety special featuring 'SNL' alum Maya Rudolph in May; and more. Nathan Paige, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/npaige/index.html

Problems with RITA website and agency response prompt reader criticisms

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:15
News that last-minute tax filers had overwhelmed the Regional Income Tax Agency's connection to the Internet, prompting long delays or an inability to connect to the website, prompted dozens of comments from cleveland.com readers. Bruce Geiselman, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/bgeiselman1/index.html

Cleveland homeless man stabbed in face overnight, police say

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:10
The attack happened near East 30th Street and Superior Avenue, police said. Brandon Blackwell, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/bblackwell/index.html

Sexting and cyber-bullying seminar set for Wednesday night at North Royalton High School (live coverage)

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:00
Partnership for a Healthy North Royalton will present a seminar on sexting and cyber bullying Wednesday night at North Royalton High School. Bob Sandrick, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/bsandric/index.html

An Armed robber, Burger King and life after the gun: Phillip Morris

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:00
That's when a SWAT team quickly descended upon his house. That's when he was hauled off to prison. That's when the married father of four was told he must now serve his 13-year sentence. That's when a young wife was suddenly rendered a virtual widow. That's when a family was deprived of its breadwinner. Phillip Morris, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/pmorris/index.html

Some owners indulge bad doggy behavior: Ask Dog Lady

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:00
Some owners indulge bad doggy behavior: Ask Dog Lady Monica Collins, Ask Dog Lady http://connect.cleveland.com/user/askdoglady/index.html

Candidates disclose personal finances, Sharen Neuhardt calls Ed FitzGerald a 'government nerd': Ohio Politics Roundup

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 08:57
Gov. John Kasich and Ed FitzGerald see their personal finances make headlines. Sharen Neuhardt has some interesting things to say about her running mate. And Cleveland and Cincinnati prepare for their close-ups. Here is your Ohio Politics Roundup. Henry J. Gomez, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/hgomez/index.html

Internal medicine tops Medicare Part B spending in Ohio; Greater Cleveland's top 25 billers (lists)

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 08:05
Ranking the top doctors in Greater Cleveland for Medicare billings, and showing the biggest areas of treatment in Ohio for Medicare Part B. Rich Exner, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/rexner/index.html

Purple and yellow shoes? Vacation shopping results in unusual find: Shopping With My Sister

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 08:00
Hil's vacation shopping is ruined when a wicked tooth ache takes a turn for the worse. We discover that shopping on pain medication might be a waist of time and have adverse effects on one's sense of taste. Allison Carey, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/acarey/index.html

Fat Head's Matt Cole talks about World Beer Cup win, plus Grovewood beer dinner planned, more - beer news and notes

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 08:00
Beer news and notes: Fat Head's Matt Cole talks about wining two silver medals at the World Beer Cup, Grovewood Tavern has an Earth Day beer dinner coming up, more. Marc Bona, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/mbona/index.html