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Richard Corcoran already vexed by Senate gambling plan

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House Speaker Richard Corcoran is saving the profanities—for now. At a Thursday press availability, Corcoran was asked about comments by a lobbyist involved in this year’s gambling legislation, which the Senate has taken the lead on with an omnibus bill (SB 8). The person was overheard in a Capitol corridor saying he had spoken with the Speaker about the bill: “He’s not going for this free-for-all … He is going to let [the Senate] have their kitchen-sink charade for now.” “Those aren’t words that…

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Jennifer Ungru: Indians fans embrace “Cleveland Against the World” challenge

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Admit it. You’ve made a Cleveland joke. We’ve provided plenty of material. Many great moments in sports play like the reel of the Agony of Defeat for Cleveland fans. Ten-Cent Beer Night. The Drive. The Fumble. The Shot. Game 7. The Decision. 26 starting quarterbacks since 1999. Every Clevelander has a pit in their stomach knowing the good can be taken away with just one play. We have a chip on our shoulders because it has always been Cleveland Against…

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