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Cleveland ready for St. Patrick's Day parade


CLEVELAND — St. Patrick’s Day revelers in North Ohio can expect sunny skies and chilly temperatures for parades honoring Ireland’s patron saint.

Cleveland’s St. Patrick’s Day parade, one of the nation’s largest, steps off at Superior Avenue and East 18th Street at 1:04 p.m. today in expected 30-degree temperatures. The march often draws hundreds of thousands of spectators. This year’s event celebrates Irish stage and screen entertainers.

A holiday festival in Toledo runs noon to 10 p.m. today at St. Clement’s Community Center.

Columbus’ parade steps off at 11:30 a.m. today near Nationwide headquarters, heading south on High Street to Broad. Partly cloudy skies and temperatures in the mid-40s are forecast.

Cities including Cincinnati, Akron, Youngstown and the Columbus suburb of Dublin held festivities over the weekend.

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