Thursday Morning Headlines

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - After that super soaker on Wednesday, we're drying out today. A more pleasant day on tap, complete with springtime sunshine and temperatures in upper 70s. Check out your Ford First Alert Forecast HERE for complete details.

You definitely want to check out real-time road conditions before hitting the open road this Thursday morning.

Here are just a few stories we are working on this hour.

The same jury that convicted a man of murdering a Twinsburg police officer last week will now decide if he deserves to live or die for the crime. Ashford Thompson fighting for his life after a jury of his peers found him guilty of fatally shooting Officer Joshua Miktarian in July of 2008.

Is that Cavs top candidate for head coach making a stop in Cleveland today? Rumors have been flying that the Michigan State coach will get a tour in Cavs country as he ponders whether or not he'll take the job. A decision, it seems, that hinders on another man. Full details coming up in less than 15 minutes.

Speaking of the King, a popular shopping center is pulling out all the stops in hopes of getting the NBA superstar to stay where he belongs, Cleveland. Crocker Park movies in the park will showcase 'More Than a Game' to keep LeBron here. Find out how you can take part in a rally - and check out the movie - coming up.

So grab that remote and your first cup of coffee and join us for these stories and more on 19 Action News This Morning!

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