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Monday, April 08, 2013

Weather permitting, it’s the home opener for the Cleveland Indians.

The Tribe will take on the Yankees, at 4:05 this afternoon. We’ll broadcast live from Progressive Field, starting at 1pm. You’ll hear comments from players, team officials and others. Of course, you can hear today’s game on 95.3, WLKR.

Still no sign of two Kayakers missing on Lake Erie.

30-year-old Jonathan Francis and his 12-year-old daughter Viola Francis left Crystal Rock late Saturday afternoon. The man’s girlfriend called the Erie County Sheriff’s Office to report them missing early yesterday morning. The Coast Guard then began a search by boat and by air. The only evidence found was two empty kayaks. They were discovered at 9am, near Port Clinton. The Coast Guard called off the search at 5:40pm yesterday.

Today’s when the Clyde-Green Springs Board of Education will meet, to hire a new Superintendent.

Current Monroeville Schools superintendent David Stubblebine is expected to get the job.

An early Sunday morning fire at a home on Wenz Road drew firefighters from Wakeman, New London and Townsend Township.

The call to 2013 Wenz Road came at approximately 2:50am. We’ll have more information, as it becomes available.

An unidentified construction worker may have saved a life Friday.

The man stopped and extinguished a fire, after a rollover crash in eastern Erie County. According to reports, Kayla Kobasic (Co-bah-sick) of Collins went off State Route 113 in Florence Township. Her car caught fire, with Kobasic trapped inside. The construction worker stopped, and used a fire extinguisher to put out the blaze. He left, before deputies could get his name. Kobasic was flown to Cleveland MetroHealth Medical Center, for treatment of a broken leg.

New Sandusky police chief John Orzech will be sworn in tomorrow afternoon.

He was named as the city’s new chief Friday.

The speed limit will soon decrease, along a portion of Norwalk’s Milan Avenue.

City Council has approved a change, from 35, to 25 miles per hour, between League and Main.