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View photos submitted for Best High School Marching Band contest; send yours from tonight's game
Check out some of the photos that have been submitted by readers as part of a nomination for cleveland.com's Best High School Marching Band contest. CLEVELAND, Ohio - As nominations for cleveland.com's Best High School Marching Band contest continue to come in, so do the photos and videos. More than 100 parents, students, faculty, alumni and community members have shared a glimpse of their favorite marching band in Greater Cleveland. Dozens of area schools have been nominated for inclusion in the contest. Click through the gallery above to see some of the many photos we've received as part of nominations. And while you're out at a football game this week or next week, send your nomination along with a picture and/or video to [email protected] or use the comments section below. Nominations are being accepted until Monday, Sept. 19 at 5 p.m. Be sure to include a short description on what makes the band so great, memorable moments and why it should be chosen to be included in the contest. We welcome pictures and/or videos of the band in action to help us decide if the band should advance to the first round of online voting. Or send a link to the band's Twitter page or links to Tweets or other social media posts we should check out. The only limitation is the high school must be located within our seven-county coverage area, which consists of Cuyahoga, Summit, Medina, Lorain, Lake, Geauga and Portage counties. Best Band contest dates: Here is a rundown on how the Best High School Marching Band contest will work. Now-Sept. 19: Nominations accepted from schools, bands, students, parents, fans -- you name it. Sept. 22-28: The bands that have been selected for the first round of the contest will be announced and the opening round of online voting will be held to determine the eight finalists. Voting totals in this round will also determine the eight seeds for the remainder of the contest. Sept. 29-Oct. 5: Voting in the quarterfinals round. Oct. 6-12: Voting in the semifinals round. Oct. 13-20: Voting in the final round to determine the winner of Greater Cleveland's Best High School Marching Band contest.
20 points by The Plain Dealer | High school Cuyahoga County Ohio The Band Remainder Candidate Greater Cleveland Nomination Education
4 Pittsburgh chefs nominated for James Beard Foundation Awards
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62 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Chef Pittsburgh Nomination Culinary art Candidate Chefs Pastry chef Carnegie Mellon University
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325 points by Variety | Film Candidate Nomination Peter Weir Academy Award for Best Picture Cinema of Australia Feature film Screen Australia
At least four GOP senators are on the fence about Labor Dept. nominee Andrew Puzder
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7729 points by The Washington Post | United States Senate Mitch McConnell Party leaders of the United States Senate Senate Oprah Winfrey Candidate Republican Party Nomination
Dems mount effort to reject Puzder as labor secretary
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5 points by UPI | United States Senate Candidate President of the United States Democratic Party Party leaders of the United States Senate Chuck Schumer United States Nomination
Baker to name Appellate Judge Elspeth Cypher to Supreme Judicial Court
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1 points by Boston Herald | Judge Massachusetts United States Retirement Candidate Court systems Nomination Mandatory retirement
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4 points by UPI | Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum United Arab Emirates Dubai President Asia Dubai World Cup Night Candidate Nomination
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10 points by Variety | Academy Award Academy Award for Best Picture Candidate Nomination Natalie Portman Film Bob Hope Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Letter: Withdraw Edelblut nomination
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1 points by Concord Monitor | State Political philosophy Sovereign state Candidate Federal government of the United States Government Nomination United States
The Ricketts family was a big backer of #NeverTrump. Now Joe Ricketts is supporting Trump.
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734 points by The Washington Post | Chicago Cubs J. Joseph Ricketts Libertarianism TD Ameritrade Thomas S. Ricketts Hillary Rodham Clinton President of the United States Nomination
Priebus: GOP pols not behind Trump may be penalized in future elections
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310 points by New York Post | George W. Bush Donald Trump Candidate Republican National Committee Nomination George H. W. Bush Elections Southern United States
Letter: We need Forrester
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-1 points by Concord Monitor | Senate United States Senate Candidate States of Germany Massachusetts Bavaria Roman Senate Nomination
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200 points by New York Post | Elections Candidate Presumptive nominee Voting Nomination Democratic Party Arizona Poll
Nominations open for Top Workplaces 2017
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7 points by The Denver Post | Employment Candidate Nomination Greatest hits albums Job At-will employment