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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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Malcolm X Abram: Bizarros, Half Cleveland head to Musica

On Friday, veteran Akron rock acts will join forces at Musica for an evening of Akron old-school art and punk/new wave rock history mixed with new tunes.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Cleveland.com

Akron couple pistol-whipped and robbed by masked men inside their home

Two masked men armed with a gun and a hammer waited for a couple to return home late Thursday, then forced them inside their home and pistol-whipped them, according to police reports.

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Ohio.com

Free tickets required for LeBron James' - welcome home' celebration Aug. 8

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WHLO-AM Akron

Busy Weekend...Enjoy

JAMES TAYLOR, YES THAT JAMES TAYLOR, will take the stage TONIGHT at Blossom Music Center.

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Cleveland.com

Douglas Prade, former Akron police captain convicted of murdering wife, set for hearing...

The former Akron police captain accused of killing his wife in 1997 is scheduled for a hearing today, two days after the Ohio Supreme Court denied hearing his appeal.

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Ohio.com

Barberton man convicted of killing mom, keeping body

A northeast Ohio man faces a life prison sentence after being convicted of fatally stabbing his mother then living in the house with the decomposing corpse for about six months.

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Cleveland.com

Akron's third Race for the Cure is Sunday

The streets of Akron will be spotted pink this Sunday as The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure makes its way out of Firestone Stadium.

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Aurora Advocate

Youth production of 'The Wizard of Oz' at Weathervane

More than 30 children and young adults take to the stage in Weathervane Playhouse's presentation of "This Wizard of Oz" beginning Friday July 25 as part of the theater's young actors series.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

News Observer

Past Times: Crowds cheered Soap Box Derby racers on Glenwood course

The All American Soap Box Derby in Akron, Ohio, wraps up a week of activities on Saturday with the annual Soap Box Derby race.

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WKYC-TV Cleveland

Summit County | Prosecutors want judge removed from caseSummit County ...

Prosecutors want judge removed from case Prosecutors wrote in their motion that Rowlands wanted to spare the expense of a lengthy death penalty trial.

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Ohio.com

Akron mayor speaks at Urban League conference on fighting underemployment

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Cleveland.com

Akron man accused of murder nine months after being granted early...

An Akron man accused of killing a 28-year-old man in the driveway of a home last week is now in custody.

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Ohio.com

ABC's Robin Roberts to christen new Goodyear airship on Aug. 23

ABC News and ESPN journalist Robin Roberts will christen Goodyear's newest airship, Wingfoot One, on Aug. 23 at the blimp hangar base in Suffield Township next to Wingfoot Lake.

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Cleveland.com

'#ImSoAkron': Why are you so Akron?

Do you like super donuts? Did you see LeBron James at your grocery store? What does it mean to be from Akron? Other cities have caught on with their own "ImSo" tags -- including in Cleveland .

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Cleveland.com

Akron man accused of shooting neighbor in head over dispute

A man is in critical condition after being shot in the head by his neighbor over a dispute, police said.

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West Side and South Side Leader

Akron Council OKs Rockynol project permit

Following a public hearing July 21, Akron City Council approved a conditional-use permit request for the construction of an assisted-living facility at Rockynol, 1150 W. Market St. There was both support for and opposition to the project voiced at the public hearing.

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West Side and South Side Leader

'Streetscapes' artists capture essence of city in summer

The Akron Area Arts Alliance announced the awards for local artists who participated in this year's Streetscapes: AKRON in Plein Air exhibit, which is on view through Aug. 16 at Summit Artspace.

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The Hartford Courant

LeBron Cupcake Apology

The former Miami Heat star went out of his way Tuesday to apologize to his neighbors in Akron, Ohio, by sending them cupcakes.

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PennLive.com

Cause of death ruled for man found dead along Pennsylvania Turnpike

The body of Antwan Dash, 33, of Akron, Ohio, was discovered by construction workers around 7 a.m. July 1 along the Pa.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Ohio.com

Injured racer gives derby veteran a last chance at first place

Substitute driver Julia Caster, 18 of Hubbard, Ohio Rodney McDaniel and his step son, super stock Rally Champ Isaiah Jones, 13, from Owensboro, Ky.

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