Arctic Assault, East Tech Team Out of Playoffs, Nestle Changes

Arctic Assault, East Tech Team Out of Playoffs, Nestle Changes

Arctic air continues to spill in, this is going to be a rough 24 hours.  Dangerous wind chills and subzero temperatures common, please stay safe and warm!  After the cold we'll be talking about weekend snow and yet ANOTHER arctic blast early next week.


High: 3  Wind chills -10 to -20.  Scattered snow showers, with breaks of sunshine at times throughout the day.  Up to 2” possible.


DANGEROUSLY COLD!  Low: -12 .  Wind chills as low as -30.  Partial clearing.


Brutal morning, wind chills as low as 30 below.  Sun and clouds in the afternoon with a high of 11.


before it begins for East Tech High School in Cleveland.

The East Tech girls basketball team has been removed from the Ohio High School Athletic Association postseason tournament for playing 23 regular season games, one more than the regulation 22 games.

Leroy Carter, athletic administrator for East Tech, notified the OHSAA of the violation on Tuesday.

The Scarabs, who received the No. 1 seed in their Division II district tournament and were receiving votes in the latest Associated Press state poll, ended the regular season last Saturday with a 19-4 record.

Leonard Jackson, commissioner of athletics for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District and the Senate Athletic League, of which East Tech is a member, said the violation was not done maliciously, but agreed that the regulation and penalty are clear.

"The member schools of our conference are committed to following OHSAA bylaws and regulations, and East Tech brought this matter forward as soon as it was discovered," Jackson said. "East Tech will accept the penalty and we know that the school and all members of our conference will learn from this situation."

East Tech was to have hosted No. 12 seed Cleveland Collinwood Saturday in a sectional semifinal contest.

That line on the bracket will be vacated and Collinwood will advance to a sectional final at No. 11 seed Ashtabula Edgewood next Thursday, Feb. 26.

(CNN) - Nestle is

and colors in its chocolates. The company says the move will be complete by the end of this year.

Nestle claims it is the first major candy maker to go all-natural for its colors and flavors.

Hundreds of products are affected by the switch, including Crunch and Butterfinger bars.

Nestle says fans shouldn't be able to tell the difference between real and artificial.

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