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Cleveland Hero Scores Burgers for Life

Charles Ramsey can enjoy free burgers at more than a dozen Ohio restaurants

(Newser) - Charles Ramsey—the neighbor who famously put down his McDonald's to go free the Cleveland kidnap victims —is getting burgers for life, but not from the source you might expect. More than a dozen Ohio eateries have offered up their burgers to Ramsey any time his stomach rumbles,... More »

Kidnap Coverage Is Cleveland Paper's Swan Song

Justin Peters mourns the decline of community reporting

(Newser) - The Plain Dealer's coverage of the Cleveland kidnapping case has been nothing short of riveting, but it will be the paper's "last hurrah," writes Justin Peters on Slate . This summer, at least 53 members of its staff are being laid off, and the paper will deliver... More »

Conservative Blogger's Sting Hilariously Backfires

Right-winger catches columnist canoodling with ... her hubby

(Newser) - An unidentified conservative blogger thought he had caught a liberal columnist in quite the compromising position. Photos of one-time Cleveland Plain Dealer writer Connie Schultz apparently canoodling with a US senator from Ohio looked extremely damning. "Dear Ms. Shultz," the blogger wrote, misspelling her name: "We are... More »

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