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Akron, Ohio is located in Summit County. Zip codes in Akron, OH include 44310, 44320, and 44326. The median home price in Akron is $65,000 which is roughly $53/per square foot. More Akron information.

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1 hr ago | Cleveland.com

Cleveland resident, National Guardsman accused of vehicular homicide in fatal Akron crash

A Cleveland native and Georgia-based National Guardsman is accused of vehicular homicide in a June 8 crash that killed his 26-year-old passenger.

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2 hrs ago | Tire Business

Goodyear's earnings hit record in quarter

Goodyear has posted relatively strong results in the second quarter, paced by the firm's Europe, Middle East and Africa business unit and its North American operation.

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6 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Global Healthcare REIT: Asymmetric Risk Reward Opportunity

Global Healthcare REIT was originally organized in 1978 as Global Casinos. The company was a holding company for the purpose of acquiring and operating casinos, gaming properties, and other related interests.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Billboard

Weird Merch: Devo's Booji Boy Mask

Devo have added an item to their merchandise that my not be as controversial as their Energy Dome hats , but is certainly more creepy: a Booji Boy mask that originally appeared in the New Wave pioneer's first video, 1976's "The Truth About De-Evolution," a combination of their videos for "Secret Agent Man" and "Jocko Homo," which you can watch ... (more)

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Life Sentence For Man Who Murdered Mom And Lived With Body

An Ohio man convicted of stabbing his mother and living with her corpse for six months was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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Ohio.com

Akron capital murder trial on hold; decision about jury pending

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Cleveland.com

Two suspected burglars shot at Akron home where couple was pistol-whipped and robbed last...

The home of a violent July 24 robbery was the site of another attempted break in late Tuesday.

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Examiner.com

LeBron James '6 Mix' Sprite hits Akron and eBay, with welcome home party tickets

To say that Akron, Ohio, has LeBron James fever would be an understatement. On July 30, the much-ballyhooed LeBron James Sprite '6 Mix' limited edition version hit the streets of the Rubber City, with some gobbling down the 19.2 fluid ounces of the lemon-lime soda that features natural cherry, orange and other flavors.

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Cleveland.com

Showers and thunderstorms likely tonight, with partly sunny skies on Thursday: Akron...

Showers and thunderstorms are likely in the Akron area this afternoon, part of an unsettled weather system that will keep rain in the forecast through the weekend.

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WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Life sentence for Ohioan who killed mom, kept body

An Ohio man who stabbed his mother and then lived with her decomposing corpse for about six months has been sentenced to life in prison.

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FireHouse.com

Grant Helps Ohio FD Replace Aging Fire Apparatus

July 30--SPRINGFIELD TWP. -- Township officials are expected to accept a sizeable grant Thursday from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that will allow their fire department to replace a fourth of its aging fleet of trucks.

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Ohio.com

Akron Beacon Journal teams up with Thirsty Dog

The Akron Beacon Journal won't toast its 175th anniversary this year with champagne.

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Cleveland.com

Akron man accused of firing five gunshots at girlfriend's son

A man is accused of firing four gunshots through a closed door at his girlfriend's 19-year-old son, then firing several more as he drove on Interstate 77. Michael Tatum, 33, of Akron, faces charges of felonious assault with a weapon, possessing a weapon as a felon and improperly securing firearms in his vehicle.

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WKSU-FM Kent

Heroin heating in a spoon

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Ohio.com

Dustin Johnson withdraws, leaves field at 76

Johnson's withdrawal leaves the field for the $9 million World Golf Championships event at 76 players, including 49 of the world's top 50. Johnson tied for 33rd last year at Firestone South, his fifth appearance in Akron.

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Ohio.com

Beer notes: U.S. drinkers prefer beer over wine and liquor; new ultra-hoppy beer at Hoppin' Frog

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Cleveland.com

Akron couple indicted by federal grand jury in fentanyl trafficking investigation

Willie Brantley, 28, and Kelsey Zastudil, 21, were indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury with conspiracy to deal fentanyl and possessing the drug in U.S. District Court.

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Ohio.com

Judge recuses herself in Summit County capital murder trial; case reassigned

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Cleveland.com

Crash closes Interstate 90 in Sheffield; Charles Ramsey gets radio show; Akron approves...

Charles Ramsey in the studio on Tuesday of the Rogue Radio Network, which will carry his one-hour weekly talk show starting Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.

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Cleveland.com

Man arrested by Columbus task force in connection with Akron murder set for extradition

A man accused of fatally shooting another man as he stepped from his car will face charges in Akron to face charges by the week's end.

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