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James W. Wade III

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Cleveland Cavaliers beat Memphis Grizzles

Cavs on the road to the play offs

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South Euclid mayor tries to rule with iron fist

It is believed that Welo is now trying to eliminate the Black votes totally by merging Hunting Valley and Gates Mills and other White communities to shut down any Black’s from being a factor in the city.

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City’s homicides increase as funds decrease

The department’s use of deadly force team is investigating the incident. Jones was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead

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Cleveland Cavaliers secure post season spot

A three-time All-Star, Love has sacrificed shot attempts and fourth-quarter minutes.

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Murders keep Fourth District busy

On Saturday, March 14, at approximately 12:45 a.m. Fourth District officers responded to a call for a male shot at E. 135th and Miles.

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James H. Hewitt III sworn in as new judge

Hewitt was appointed by Ohio Governor John Kasich on January 30, 2015 to fill the seat.

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Sam Sylk’s Chicken and Fish is open

The new restaurant seats 12 inside but counter space along the sides for a few to sit and enjoy the atmosphere, and when the weather improves, you will have an air conditioned setting.

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Black firefighters overlooked for promotions

They have 53 captains: 51 White, 1 Black and 1 Hispanic. That’s 96 percent of White participation.

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Signatures sought for Mayor Jackson recall

Many attendees said they felt Jackson promoted irresponsible police administrators in recent years and hired unqualified, unstable officers on the force.

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I Heart Waffles fuels Phil Davis’ fire

The food selection is so good no matter what I picked on the menu.

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Raymond W. Hinton and the Anointed Voices of Praise Ministry

The project, which is entitled “I’m Coming Out of My Storm,” will be released soon.

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Reed tries to reestablish trust between community and cops

The night was heated to keep it mildly. This meeting was meant to be a dialogue to encourage the residents to speak out and the police to respond openly.

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Jackson's apology rings hollow

They showed a video on the television where a timer shows that the officers, after driving up to the pavilion, shot Rice within less than a second actually .792 seconds.

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Rodney J. Reynolds, a respected promoter of Black History

For three years he instilled in Reynolds how to use the dark room, burning plates, typesetting as well as a multitude of things involving printing. Reynolds kept the bug and went to UC and took it to another level.

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Christopher Amira Studio open at new location

Even during the grand opening, stylists continued to service their clients. Quincy Jones said she loves her stylist, Jonathan Worley, who has worked at the studio for awhile.

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Chalk Linez shooter held on $500,000 bond

Shine has been arrested almost every year beginning in 2005. His early arrests were mostly related to property crimes. The crimes increased in severity over time and several were gun-related.

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GCC gives their four recommendations from DOJ Report

This meeting stemmed from the DOJ report where they had found a pattern and practice of Cleveland police officers using excessive force and violating rights.

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Clifford Pinkey is the ‘new sheriff in town’

While providing comments, Pinkney smiled as he thanked his mother for her support and guidance over the years. Pinkney is the second oldest of five.

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Cleveland Police bring body camera to the community

During the PowerPoint demonstration, they showed the docking station that will be at police stations and officers can upload their data anytime.

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Cavaliers in first place

James along with his team are now in first place in the Central Division and looking good going into the break for the All Star weekend coming up. It’s nice to see everybody coming together playing hard and well.

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All aboard “A train called Freedom”

Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglas are on the train and then they pick up Sojourner Truth and Elijah McCoy who gives you a history lesson about discovering who you really are before Vida Posey comes back and sing “Can’t Let Nobody Turn Me Around,” which wrecked the whole church.

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LeBron James named 2015 NBA All Star game starter

James now has a few more players he must mentor like newcomer J.R. Smith who recently came with a trade of Dion Waiters. Smith enters a team with James,

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GCC asking for change with DOJ report

Rev. Colvin who has been very outspoken about justice in Cleveland feels everyone must take a stance on the DOJ report. “Many complaints about the police department were aired about a year ago when the Justice Department came to Olivet

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North Randall’s Mayor David Smith rebukes claims

The building where Macy’s once stood and where the Burlington Coat Factory continues to operate will not be affected by the development project, at least not yet. Lichter’s company does not own either property.

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Cleveland Men of Song honors Black History Month

Professor Wade II has been an inspiration to many and Fellows talked about how it was an honor to serve and play with him at Temple Baptist Church.

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New County Council members ready for 2015

The ceremony consisted of former judges Lillian Greene and C Ellen Connally swearing everyone in. The spotlight was on Shontel Brown, the new representative from District 9.

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Chief Clifford Pinkney to lead police investigation of Tamir Rice death

In 2012, Pinkney graduated from the F.B.I. National Academy at Quantico, Virginia. During his career, he has participated in multiple high-profile cases, winning awards for service and actions at every level.

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Prosecutor Tim McGinty talks to east side council members

McGinty talked about how upset with the outcome of the bench trial of Bedford Municipal Court Judge Harry Jacob II.

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Fifth Third Bank’s Louise Gissendaner to retire

In addition to the above accolades, Gissendaner was named the first in many of her accomplishments: one of the first African American females to be promoted to the title of vice president of a financial institution in the city of Akron

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Cleveland City Council ‘listening’ to residents

Some residents felt like change is needed and still feel that nothing will change until Safety Director Michael McGrath and Special Assistant to the Mayor Marty Flask step down.

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Anatomy of a protest

The group (made up of people from Ferguson, Mo. and Northeast Ohioans) demonstrated downtown during the Cavaliers game at Quicken Loans Arena.

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‘Christmas when you’re 9’ CD is out

Mark David Ribbins from 107FM The Wave served as the Master of Ceremonies and did an excellent job.

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'Leap of Faith' jumps right out at you

The good Rev. is not like your ordinary everyday preacher. He has tricks and the gift of gab that will have you selling your first born for his ministry and even your wedding ring until he finds love from the very woman who wanted to shut him down and let the world know he was a fraud.

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Gaines Funeral Home caters to all

Their professional team of funeral directors and staff will assist you in making your dreams a reality. People find comfort for years to come when they can stand and say I did it my way.

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NEON spreads holiday cheer

The Helping Hands Holiday Fair was held at the Miles-Broadway Health Center located 9127 Miles Avenue, NEON’s newest location. Established in 1967, NEON, (formerly known as Hough Norwood), is one of the oldest and largest Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) in the country with seven locations, a dental van and numerous outreach sites including nursing homes, schools and Job Corps.

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Johnny Manziel to start next week too

Manziel’s was drafted 22 in the draft and remember so was Brandon Weeden, but Manziel debut didn’t live up to the hype that fans felt his was worth.

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Lack of training possible cause of Tanisha Anderson’s death

The Anderson family said they watched Tanisha Anderson die after a cop used a takedown move to slam her to the pavement. “My niece did not have to die,” said Michael.

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Johnny Manziel will start next week

Manziel has to be there key for the Browns to win. “I’m very appreciative of the opportunity that Coach Pettine and the coaching staff have given me to be the starter on Sunday.

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Mayor Jackson administration walks out of city council meeting

“This deals with what happened to the department under your watch. I do believe you should step down and Marty Flask should step down,” said Johnson. “I don’t think that’s radical; I think that’s reasonable.”

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Attorney General Eric Holder: Cleveland Police use excessive force

Some of the officers’ search and seizures, Holder added, violated the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The department examined nearly 600 use-of-force incidents that occurred between 2010 and 2013.

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Mother of Tamir Rice speaks out

Samaria told reporters she did not allow those types of toys (play guns) in her house and that her son got it from a friend. “Tamir was a bright child. He had a promising future.

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Five murdered on East 92nd Street

Jalonte described his mother as a great woman and told us “she was not only a mom, but she was a mom to everyone who needed one and a child of God.

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Cleveland police shoot, kill 12-year-old boy

There is no justification for killing the 12 year old child,” said Cleveland activist John Boyd.

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LeBron James Eastern Conference Player of Week

He then posted his season-high 41 points on 16-27 (.593) shooting, four rebounds and a team-high seven assists in 41 minutes, while helping the Cavs overcome a 19-point fourth quarter deficit in Boston on November 14.

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Union Miles Development Corporation receives top honors

One of the newest attractions to the area was the building of Miles Pointe on East 131 Street. Miles Pointe Crossing is a $6.3 million dollar redevelopment of 6.64 acres into a new green built retail center

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Urban League host 24th EOD Luncheon

This year, they have decided to change location but not the program to better serve the Greater Cleveland community, said Mockabee.

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Barnes sues the party – his own

The Call & Post attempted to reach out to Chris Redfren numerous times and never got a call back.

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Imperial Ave. now home to ‘Garden of 11 Angels’

The families went to dinner afterwards and invited some friends. The Cathedral Church of God in Christ, where Bishop F. E. Perry is the pastor, hosted the meal.

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President Kelley is ready to take on council strife

In response to questions from the Call & Post about the letter that came to him from Councilman Mike Polensak, Kelley kept his cool.

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Cavs lose opener to Knicks

The Cleveland Cavaliers lose the opener at Quicken Loans Arena Thursday night.

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