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Typically, when someone insists I interview them through email, I assume they're a bit shy, or maybe they have something to hide.

But this month, teacher Jim Miller gave me his best reasoning yet.

10:00 AM Jun 27, 2014

I caused a bit of a distraction during the most interesting time during Fremont Ross High School's graduation.

Just before the 300-plus graduates received their diplomas, I positioned myself in a way so I could photograph each student.

2:30 PM Jun 15, 2014

Huron's pop-up coffee shop certainly experienced a successful three-week stint this spring.

Happy Day Café, opened in honor of late Shawnee Elementary School principal Satanta "Tanny" Vonthron, aimed to serve up smiles to Huron residents, as well as donated snacks and coffee.

12:33 PM Jun 14, 2014

During a recent car crash, I ran into a jubilant man named Michael Smith, who said he wouldn't believe me if he made the newspaper in a positive light.

Well, you're wrong.

I snapped this photo of him shortly leaving the crash scene. I took it because I thought it looked cool.

5:31 PM Jun 13, 2014

See a turkey? Report a turkey.

5:15 PM May 30, 2014

Attending the Firelands Positive People awards program for the first time last Wednesday, I didn’t know what to expect. But neither did Sandusky Central Catholic’s guidance counselor Cathy Zeiher.

4:00 PM May 28, 2014

At times, Sandusky city commission meetings reflect an elementary school classroom setting, highlighted by uncontrollable behavior and nonsensical dialogue.

There’s also assigned seating.

6:52 AM May 20, 2014
1964 was the last year a Cleveland team won a major sports championship. (It was before the Super Bowl, but the Browns trounced the Baltimore Colts in the NFL title game, 27-0, on Dec. 27, 1964.)

5:50 PM May 19, 2014

Philip Richter used to run an obscure state agency. Richter is the executive director and staff attorney of the Ohio Elections Commission, which mostly fields complaints and makes rulings when a political candidate wants to complain that an opponent lied about him (or her).

8:22 PM May 5, 2014
Photo assignments involving kids are always a fun experience.

3:19 PM May 5, 2014
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