1. Akron announces it will hire 38 firefighters in the coming months. Cleveland announces it will pay all of their overtime.
2. Josh Mandel accuses Sherrod Brown of criticizing his military record. A representative for Brown responds: “At no time has the Senator ever questioned his opponent’s claims of knocking down 37 army men with one roll of a marble.”
3. John Dialinos, head of security at Hopkins Airport, is put on unpaid leave after being arrested for public indecency and harassment for calling tanning salons and making lewd remarks while sitting outside with his pants unzipped. Police refuse to say whether they confiscated any non-travel-size bottles of lotion from his car.
This Week’s Index: You were going to go to Ingenuity Fest and Sparx City Hop and the Tremont Arts Festival last weekend, but then you remembered you had some Great Lakes Oktoberfest in the fridge.