Morning Brew: Mangini on the Hot Seat, a Flash Mob at the West Side Market, Face Transplant Surgery Details, and Fun With the Census



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Good morning, Cleveland. Here's some stuff to read while you count down to Eric Mangini's unceremonious dismissal.

— The Browns lost to the Bengals yesterday, the second week in a row they have been beaten by a 2-win team. Bye bye, Eric. (

— A flash mob descended on the West Side Market Saturday afternoon, ostensibly to show that the market is too busy on Saturday afternoons to deal with flash mobs. At least we think that was the point. (NewsNet5)

— Remember that miraculous face transplant surgery? Turns out the donor was a woman in Lakewood. Her family shares the tale with the Plain Dealer. Is it dusty in here, or is it just us? (

— New Census figures show there are more unmarried men than unmarried women in Ohio, a fact which allows the Lancaster Eagle Gazette to break out a Beyonce reference in the lede of its story. (

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