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Jones Transit Center phone tollfree fax hours price content Low-cost bus company offering service to Cleveland from Chicago, Toledo (Toledo (Ohio)), State College, and New York City. Megabus also sells seats on Lakefront Lines services from Buffalo, Erie, Columbus, and Cincinnati. By boat Many boaters utilize the Great Lakes, St. Lawrence Seaway and their connection points as a travel route. There are many marinas and public boat ramps

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, and at several locations in Ohio, including the Columbus (Columbus, Ohio), Cleveland, Toledo (Toledo, Ohio), Fremont (Fremont, Ohio), and Lima (Lima, Ohio) areas, as well as online. Their athletics team name is the "'''Dragons'''". thumb 360px Clarence Gray (Image:brickbrad420621.jpg)'s ''Brick Bradford'' (June 21, 1942) '''''Brick Bradford''''' was a science fiction comic strip created by writer William Ritt, a journalist based in Cleveland, and artist Clarence Gray

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. Five years later, Cleveland State was placed on two years' probation for providing improper financial assistance to Bol and two other African players. Penalties Upheld for Cleveland State, New York Times, April 22, 1988 He enrolled at the University of Bridgeport, a Division II basketball school, and played college basketball there during the 1984-1985 season. Approximately 40,000,000&

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, 2013 (accessed 25 Nov. 2014) The African-American avant garde poet Russell Atkins also lived in Cleveland. K. Prufer (ed.), ''Russell Atkins: On the life and work of an American master''. Warrensburg, Mo.: Pleiades Press (2013). ISBN 978-0964145443 Cleveland was the home of Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel, who created the comic book character Superman in 1932. Superman. Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. 1997-07-22. Retrieved on 2007-07-03. Both attended Glenville High School, and their early collaborations resulted in the creation of "The Man of Steel". Brad Ricca, ''Super Boys: The Amazing Adventures of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster--the Creators of Superman,'' Macmillan St. Martin's Press (June 4, 2013) ISBN 978-0312643805 D. A. Levy wrote: "Cleveland: The Rectal Eye Visions". Mystery author Richard Montanari's first three novels, ''Deviant Way'', ''The Violet Hour'', and ''Kiss of Evil'' are set in Cleveland. Mystery writer, Les Roberts (Les Roberts (mystery novel writer))'s ''Milan Jacovich'' series is also set in Cleveland. Author and Ohio resident, James Renner set his debut novel, ''The Man from Primrose Lane'' in present-day Cleveland. Harlan Ellison, noted author of speculative fiction, was born in Cleveland in 1934; his family subsequently moved to the nearby suburb of Painesville (Painesville, Ohio), though Ellison moved back to Cleveland in 1949. As a youngster, he published a series of short stories appearing in the ''Cleveland News (Cleveland Press)''; he also performed in a number of productions for the Cleveland Play House. The Cleveland State University Poetry Center serves as an academic center for poetry. Cleveland continues to have a thriving literary and poetry community, Larry Smith, Mary E. Weems, and Nina Freedlander Gibans, editors, ''Cleveland Poetry Scenes,'' Bottom Dog Press (2008); ISBN 978-1933964171 J. Burroughs (ed.), ''Songs in the Key of Cleveland: An Anthology of the 2013 Best Cleveland Poem Competition,'' Crisis Chronicles Press (2014) ISBN 978-1940996073 with regular poetry readings at bookstores, coffee shops, and various other venues. A calendar of Cleveland area poetry events can be found at Clevelandpoetics (accessed 25 November 2014). Cleveland is the site of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, established by poet and philanthropist Edith Anisfield Wolf in 1935, which recognizes books that have made important contributions to understanding of racism and human diversity. Anisfield-Wolf Book Award home page (accessed 25 Nov. 2014) Presented by the Cleveland Foundation, it remains the only American book prize focusing on works that address racism and diversity. Jacqueline Marino, "The Biggest Little-Known Book Award," ''Belt Magazine'', Sept. 9, 2013 (accessed 25 Nov. 2014) Cuisine thumb upright right The historic West Side Market (File:WSmarket.jpg) is in Cleveland's Ohio City (Ohio City, Cleveland) neighborhood. Cleveland's melting pot of immigrant groups and their various culinary traditions have long played an important role in defining the local cuisine. Examples of these can particularly be found in neighborhoods such as Little Italy (Little Italy, Cleveland), Slavic Village, and Tremont (Tremont, Cleveland). Local mainstays of Cleveland's cuisine include an abundance of Polish and Central European contributions, such as kielbasa, stuffed cabbage and pierogies. Cleveland also has plenty of corned beef, with nationally renowned Slyman's, on the near East Side, a perennial winner of various accolades from ''Esquire Magazine'', including being named the best corned beef sandwich in America in 2008. WikiPedia:Cleveland Dmoz:Regional North America United States Ohio Localities C Cleveland commons:Cleveland

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. Charles G. Dawes, a prominent Republican businessman, was nominated for vice-president instead. * Leverkusen, Germany (since 1979) The most popular genre is Cleveland - Slovenian style polka (and waltzes), also Chicago - Polish (Poles) style polka and Czechs Czech

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neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio. The school is renowned for its high standards of academic excellence, athletic program and performing arts programs. Each year, nearly 100% of graduates go on to colleges and universities within one year of graduation. "Academic Excellence." Saint Ignatius High School Webpage. 11 February 2007 History Founded in 1886 by a German Jesuit on the invitation of Bishop Richard Gilmour, the school was originally a six-year secondary school based on the German Gymnasium (Gymnasia and Realgymnasia) that was to be attended after the completion of six years of grammar school. Separate four-year high school and college programs were formed in 1902, with the college changing its name to John Carroll University in 1923 and moving out of the Cleveland location to neighboring University Heights, Ohio in 1935. WDHO then became Toledo's first independent station carrying syndicated and local programming plus CBS, NBC, and ABC shows turned down by WSPD and WTOL. Finally, on June 15, 1969, WDHO persuaded ABC to move all its programming there. Channel 24's affiliation with ABC was not a successful one. For most of that time, it was essentially the third station in a two-station market. On several occasions, creditors nearly forced the station into receivership. At one point, the trailer (mobile home) housing its news department was in danger of repossession. It did not help that then ABC O&O WXYZ-TV in Detroit was available over-the-air in much of the Toledo market (media market) or that WEWS-TV in Cleveland and WPTA in Fort Wayne had Grade B signals in parts of the area. * '''Ann Bogan''' After the Marvelettes disbanded in 1972, Anne Bogan went on to lead an RCA trio known as Love, Peace & Happiness, which was part of the group New Birth. Ann settled into a secure nine-to-five job in Cleveland. She is alive and well in Cleveland, Ohio, and sings with a gospel group. Prison and literary beginnings Himes attended East High School in Cleveland. While he was a freshman at Ohio State University in Columbus (Columbus, Ohio), Ohio, he was expelled for playing a prank. In late 1928 he was arrested and sentenced to jail and hard labor for 20 to 25 years for armed robbery and sent to Ohio Penitentiary. In prison, he wrote short stories and had them published in national magazines. Himes stated that writing in prison (Prison literature in the United States) and being published was a way to earn respect from guards and fellow inmates, as well as avoid violence. In 1884 Kukamunburra died at 21 years old of pneumonia in Cleveland, United States of America. The rest of the circus group carried on to the European leg of the tour; by the end of 1885 only three of the Murris were still alive. WikiPedia:Cleveland Dmoz:Regional North America United States Ohio Localities C Cleveland commons:Cleveland


serves as the Cleveland affiliate for the Salem Radio Network and conservative talk (Conservative talk radio) program ''The Dennis Miller Show (Dennis_Miller#The_Dennis_Miller_Show_2)''. Expansion and realignment With the Houston Texans joining the NFL, the league's teams were realigned (realignment (sports)) into eight divisions, four in each conference. In creating the new divisions, the league tried to maintain the historical rivalries from the old alignment, while at the same


sports via ESPN Radio, while WKRK-FM covers sports via CBS Sports Radio (WKNR and WKRK-FM are also co-flagship stations for the Cleveland Browns). As WJW (AM), WKNR was once the home of Alan Freed − the Cleveland disc jockey credited with first using and popularizing the term "rock and roll" to describe the music genre. News talk station WHK (WHK (AM)) was one of the first radio stations to broadcast in the United States and the first in Ohio

Tharpe . ''Billboard'', May 30, 1942, page 25 In 1951, Cleveland, Ohio disc jockey Alan Freed began playing this music style while popularizing the phrase to describe it.

, and against New York, Cleveland and Tampa to host the Republican Convention. Previously, Minneapolis was host to the 1892 Republican National Convention. Music left thumb The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (File:Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.jpg) in Cleveland with Lake Erie in the foreground. Rock and roll music was first identified as a new genre in 1951 by Cleveland, Ohio, disc jockey Alan Freed who began playing this music style while popularizing

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?id oDVWAAAAIBAJ&sjid B-gDAAAAIBAJ&pg 3738,1405503 title Stations Turn Off 'Turn On' date 19690208 accessdate April 19, 2011 author Associated Press amp;set a.246096739326.141367.245324499326&type 1&ref nf The Plain Dealer: "WEWS-TV Turns Off 'Turn On'", February 6, 1969, via Cleveland Classic Media's Facebook page.



As of the 2013 Census Estimate (United States Census Bureau), the city proper had a total population of 390,113, making Cleveland the 48th largest city (List of United States cities by population) in the United States, and the second largest city in Ohio (List of cities in Ohio) after Columbus (Columbus, Ohio). Cleveland is part of the larger Cleveland-Akron-Canton, OH Combined Statistical Area (Combined Statistical Area), which in 2013 had a population of 3,501,538, and ranked as the country's 15th largest CSA (Table of United States Combined Statistical Areas).

Residents of Cleveland are called "Clevelanders (List of people from Cleveland, Ohio)". Nicknames for the city include "The Forest City", "Metropolis of the Western Reserve (Connecticut Western Reserve)", "The Rock and Roll Capital of the World", "C-Town", and the more historical "Sixth City" (at its peak in the 1950s, Cleveland was actually the fifth most populous U.S. city). Due to its proximity to Lake Erie, the Cleveland area is often referred to locally as "The North Coast".

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