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5:40 PM Nov 6, 2014

State representative-elect Steve Kraus was the guest Thursday on the Register's public affairs talk program, which is available for demand viewing at

5:03 PM Nov 6, 2014

Bipolar disorder, what is it?

I have decided to dedicate the next few articles to understanding Bipolar disorder.

3:45 PM Nov 6, 2014
I had my two kids out for dinner at an area buffet when a family of three came in and sat down at the table beside us.

Mom and dad looked to be in their late 30s; their daughter appeared to be 10 or 11.

3:35 PM Nov 6, 2014
This month, let's celebrate the one thing that arguably makes us distinct from all other animals.
3:00 PM Nov 6, 2014

This is the first week that I haven’t ridden by bicycle since the FIT Challenge started. 

It’s just too cold to ride it on the windy country roads by my house. 

1:37 PM Nov 6, 2014
There have been recent articles in the media lately suggesting “in-house” mortgage modifications by banks or servicers are actually more beneficial to homeowners with mortgage issues than those under the federal mortgage relief Program known as HAMP. 
11:00 AM Nov 6, 2014

Are you looking for a vegetable to serve during the fall and winter months?

Butternut squash is a perfect choice.

It is a good source of potassium, vitamin C, magnesium, iron and calcium.

3:41 PM Nov 5, 2014

For the next few weeks, the At Home page will feature Thanksgiving fare, both traditional and a little different. I will have a few new twists on mashed potatoes and stuffings; some vegetarian alternatives to turkey and a couple of dessert ideas.

2:11 PM Nov 5, 2014

Update: Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, 10 a.m. 

Read: Plain Dealer columnist publishes explanation for spiking news video of Kasich, FitzGerald

10:00 AM Nov 5, 2014

Tonight's live coverage of Decision 2014 started at 6 p.m. and ended with an interview with upset winner Steve Kraus.

10:42 PM Nov 4, 2014

This is the fourth month of the FIT Challenge and contestants participated in a life-changing event.

The FIT Fright Challenge 5K took place Oct. 26.

5:21 PM Nov 4, 2014

Well, it's been another week without going to the gym.

My job is winding down and it is looking like I may have only a week or two left.

12:31 PM Nov 4, 2014
After a month of thinking about what the city is going to do with the collapsed wall at 109 E. Water St., it is being called an emergency so demolition can be started before the commissioners can approve of the expenditure at their next meeting. 
11:00 AM Nov 4, 2014

Evan Goretzki's life is inspired by magic.

Goretzki is a magician.

It is his life. He learned his first magic trick, an 'Is this your card?' trick, at the age of 6.

8:34 AM Nov 4, 2014

"Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud." Maya Angelou.

Inspirations, we all have them.

When I began the FIT Challenge, I knew I would get attention. That's part of the reason any of us do it - the attention keeps us honest and on our toes.

9:45 AM Nov 3, 2014