Canton, Ohio

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Curtis Martin Leads Charge to Hall of Fame

Bill Parcells, Jerome Bettis among those who don't make Canton's cut

(Newser) - Curtis Martin has gone from the mean streets of Pittsburgh to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The star running back with the Patriots and Jets for 11 seasons was one of six players elected yesterday to the shrine. Martin once disliked playing the game, but used it to escape... More »

McDonald's Owner to Workers: Vote GOP!

Note in paycheck underscores candidates who will 'help our business grow'

(Newser) - A McDonald's in Canton, Ohio, inserted handbills in employee paychecks that helpfully recommended GOP candidates who will "help our business grow in the future"—implying lower wages and benefits if Republicans lose in upcoming elections on Tuesday. A local attorney says the document violates Ohio election law, reports... More »

Hall of Fame Inducts Jerry Rice, Emmitt Smith

A legendary night in Canton

(Newser) - Jerry Rice and Emmitt Smith can stop the chase now. Linked as the NFL's leading receiver and rusher, two of the greatest players football has seen entered the Hall of Fame last night. Both admitted their destinies are fulfilled. "This is finally it," Rice said. "There are... More »

Most 'Miserable' US Cities

Forbes list includes Memphis, Stockton, Detroit, and Miami

(Newser) - Forbes is out with its list of the "most miserable cities" in the US, based on a host of factors including unemployment, violence, weather, taxes, corruption, and sports teams. New York City made the list at No. 16, thanks its commute times and taxes. The top 10 honorees:... More »

America's Fastest-Dying Cities

Ohio and Michigan feel the worst of nation's woes

(Newser) - America’s Rust Belt continues to corrode a little more each day, reports Forbes in its analysis of the nation’s fastest-dying cities. Cities in Ohio and Michigan take 6 of the top 10 spots in the survey, which is based on population flight and unemployment:
  • Canton, Ohio
  • Youngstown, Ohio
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Jury Spares Life of Killer Former Cop

He gets 57 years to life for murdering his pregnant girlfriend

(Newser) - An Ohio judge sentenced Bobby Lee Cutts to life in prison with possible parole in 57 years for the murder of his pregnant girlfriend after the jury recommended against the death penalty, CNN reports. Judge Charles Brown added years to the jury's recommended sentence—life in prison with parole in... More »

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