1:32 PM Jul 28, 2010

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has launched a feature called PolitiFact which purports to keep politicians honest by fact-checking their statements. But the newspaper's Sunday article on Ted Strickland is itself unfair and misleading. 

3:09 PM Jul 22, 2010

If you don't follow international news, here's a big story from Israel: An Arab man who pretended to be Jewish to obtain consensual sex with a woman has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for "rape by deception." Details

12:45 PM Jul 16, 2010

There have been a huge number of online commentaries about the departure of Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James. Many are interesting, but there is one in particular which I wish I could get everyone to read.

11:31 AM Jul 13, 2010

The game show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" will host tryouts for contestants starting at 7 a.m. Wednesday at the Nautica Pavilion in downtown Cleveland. The last tryout session will be at 11 a.m.

3:36 PM Jul 12, 2010

Harvey Pekar, a nationally-known underground comics writer and Cleveland icon, is dead at age 70. Pekar was best known for his American Splendor series

11:20 AM Jul 9, 2010

I know that everyone is mad about ol' what's his name leaving Cleveland. But when I woke up this morning and thought about the latest Cleveland sports disappointment, I realized that in the long run, I remain optimistic about the future of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

4:52 PM Jul 6, 2010

Robert Christgau — maybe the best-known, best-respected rock critic in the United States — has decided to end his influential monthly Consumer Guide column, which provided capsule reviews and letter grades for pop albums.

4:14 PM Jun 28, 2010

By now, if you pay attention to politics, you've heard that U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd, 92, has died.

12:07 AM Jun 24, 2010

BLOG: Sandusky

5:18 PM Jun 21, 2010


If you're a Romeo who lives in Ohio and you venture west across the Michigan border, you'd best be careful. Women in Michigan are not to be trifled with.

Here's the relevant criminal statute from the Michigan penal code:

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