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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 $64,500 which is roughly $54/per square foot. More Akron information.

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3 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

Summit County Clerk of Courts evacuated after receiving envelope with white powder

The Summit County Clerk of Courts evacuated for more than an hour Friday after the office received an envelope containing white powder, the second such letter sent to a county office in two days.

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7 hrs ago | West Side and South Side Leader

County Council notes success of Gay Games

Summit County scored big Aug. 9-16, as more than 8,000 athletes and 25,000 spectators from around the globe gathered in Northeast Ohio to compete in or observe Gay Games 9. Gregg Mervis, president and CEO of the board of the Akron/Summit Convention and Visitors Bureau, said the event, held in Akron and Cleveland, had a positive impact on the local ... (more)

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Ohio.com

Black Keys ticket raffle will help Akron restaurant with costly repairs

Elaine Chin owner of Chin's Place Chinese Food on West Market talks about her sewer problems inside her restaurtant in Akron on Friday.

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WKYC-TV Cleveland

Akron: Judge postpones Prade hearing until other court rulesAkron:...

Summit County Common Pleas Judge Christine Croce has now postponed the hearing scheduled for 9 a.m. Monday regarding Douglas Prade Akron: Judge postpones Prade hearing until other court rules AKRON -- Summit County Common Pleas Judge Christine Croce has now postponed the hearing scheduled for 9 a.m. Monday regarding Douglas Prade Check out this ... (more)

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Camping World Opens Toledo SuperCenter Site

Camping World Inc.'s newest SuperCenter, located in Rossford, Ohio, and serving the Toledo market, officially opened for business today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony as well as refreshments and in-store specials.

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Cleveland.com

New King school features touch-screens and original mosaics, SummaCare gets more time to fix Medicare: Akron news

When children will enter an all-new King Community Learning Center next Thursday, a few old favorites will greet them.

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Cleveland.com

Akron sex offender man accused of fatally shooting man in kitchen

A convicted sex offender is now accused of fatally shooting a 39-year-old man in his kitchen during a robbery.

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Cleveland.com

Akron man stabbed in back while fleeing from robbery

The 20-year-old man told police a man in his 30s stabbed him in the back with a folding knife Tuesday in the 700 block of McKinley Avenue.

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West Side and South Side Leader

Akron native unveils sculpture at Pro Football Hall of Fame

Denver artist Michael Clapper returned to his home turf to unveil his 25-foot-tall steel sculpture, "Birth of the NFL," at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Aug. 1. Clapper graduated from Copley High School in 1970.

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Hudson Hub-Times

Ohio Mart returns to Stan Hywet

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens hosts the 48th annual Ohio Mart and the 44th Stitchery Showcase on the estate Oct. 2 through 5. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Ohio.com

Chris Christie to speak at Summit County GOP fundraiser

Add another name to the long list of prominent politicians who have agreed to speak at Summit County Republican Party fundraising events: Chris Christie.

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WKSU-FM Kent

Akron mayor calls for FBI to investigate police shootings

The award-winning daily program about business and finance puts a human face on the global economy, with insight from anchor Kai Ryssdal.

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Medical Daily

Ohio Dr. James Bressi Accused Of Sexual Harassment, Says It Was A...

After attempting to undermine the credibility of three women who are accusing him of rape and sexual harassment by claiming they were suffering from stress and other psychological problems, Dr. James Bressi has taken a more unorthodox approach to prove his innocence.

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West Side and South Side Leader

Church offering English as second language classes

When Crosspoint Alliance Church Elder Bruce Lyman did a count, he found more than 3,200 internationals living within a 3-mile radius of the church - and the idea for an unusual outreach program.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Ohio woman sent to prison for school outburst

An Ohio woman has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for assaulting a teacher, principal and cafeteria worker at her son's elementary school after being told she needed a visitor's badge.

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The Plain Dealer

Sewer rates in Akron will skyrocket: How much will you pay?

Brace yourselves, Akron residents. Sewer rates are about to jump 68 percent, as the city works to keep sewage from polluting the Cuyahoga River.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Ohio.com

Akron welcomes new firetruck, firefighters

Class President Stephen Hren presents the class's PIGEON emblem, held by Tyler Boiarski, at a graduation and oath of office ceremony for firefighter medics at First United Methodist Church on Wednesday in Akron.

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Ohio.com

Akron mom sentenced to 14 months in prison for school confrontation

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Cleveland.com

Prosecutors: Akron man ordered to have sex with drug dealer's girlfriend against her will

A man's Barberton drug dealer ordered him to engage in sex acts with his girlfriend after beating her, prosecutors said.

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Cleveland.com

Akron mom sentenced to 14 months in attack on elementary school principal, teacher,...

A mother who attacked school officials at her son's elementary school will spend the next 14 months in prison.

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