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NewsChannel 5’s Troubleshooter Stories Prompt New Bill to Protect Ohio Homeowners

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CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NewsChannel 5 Troubleshooter Joe Pagonakis is making a difference! His stories about problems between northeast Ohioans and their home improvement contractors have led to new legislation designed to protect home owners throughout the state. Pagonakis’ stories caught the attention of State Senator Bob Spada (R-North Royalton), who today passed Senate Bill 275, legislation which would provide stronger consumer protections against home improvement contractors who defraud Ohio homeowners.

NewsChannel 5 Investigators Earn Top Honors

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CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The NewsChannel 5 Investigators, northeast Ohio’s largest investigative team, captured four awards from the Associated Press. Each member of the investigative team (Duane Pohlman, Ron Regan, and Joe Pagonakis) was recognized for their exceptional work in the Large Market television categories. ‘I was thrilled but not surprised,’ comments NewsChannel 5’s interim news director, Jim Scott.

NewsChannel 5 Follows Local Students’ Journey to Scripps National Spelling Bee

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CLEVELAND, Ohio, May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 2008 Scripps National Spelling Bee takes place this week in Washington D.C., featuring six contestants from Northeast Ohio and other top spellers from across the U.S., including competitors from Europe, Guam, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, The Bahamas, American Samoa, Ghana, South Korea, Canada and New Zealand. NewsChannel 5 reporter Deb Lee is profiling the six local contestants.

Ohio Media Advisory: Avon Lake Man Competes on ‘Jeopardy!’

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CLEVELAND, Ohio, April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bret Kirwan, a resident of Avon Lake, recently competed on the hit game show ‘Jeopardy!’ which airs on WEWS NewsChannel 5. Viewers can see the exciting episodes featuring Bret beginning this Monday, April 21st, at 7:30 p.m. only on NewsChannel 5.

Media Advisory: NewsChannel 5 and ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Wants Cleveland!

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CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NewsChannel 5 and ABC need your help! Do you know someone whose home deserves an Extreme Makeover? If so, the producers of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition want to hear from you. Host Ty Pennington and his crew have been all across the map and are ready to drive that bus into a northeast Ohio neighborhood. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition airs on WEWS NewsChannel 5 each Sunday at 8PM.

Meteorologist and Mom Susanne Horgan Returns to NewsChannel 5

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CLEVELAND, Ohio – Feb. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Meteorologist Susanne Horgan returns to NewsChannel 5’s Good Morning Cleveland on Wednesday, February 6th. Following the birth of her first child Thomas in December, Susanne spent her maternity leave learning the ropes of motherhood away from the Power of 5 weather center.

Media Advisory: Save Money This February On Good Morning Cleveland!

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CLEVELAND, Ohio – Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Watch NewsChannel 5’s Good Morning Cleveland during the month of February and save money. Consumer Specialist Angie Lau reveals 29 ways to save during the 29 days of the month. From lowering your utilities to saving on meals, viewers throughout northeast Ohio will learn unique and practical ways to put money back in their pockets. Never before has the station devoted an entire month to one mission – helping viewers save money.