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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 | WKYC-TV Cleveland

Akron | Firestone football coach suspended after allegation

Firestone football coach suspended after allegation The Akron Public Schools district is investigating a complaint against Firestone High School football coach Tim Flossie Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://on.wkyc.com/1uhEcyl AKRON -- The Akron Public Schools district is investigating a complaint against Firestone High School football coach ... (more)


4 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Goodyear won't build plant in Akron, city says

"After discussing the matter with Rich Kramer, I am saddened but I realize that it is not economical to ship millions of tires from Ohio to Latin America, where Goodyear's growth in sales is occurring," Plusquellic said.


7 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Prosecutors say Akron man sucker-punched former football player during murder by suspected...

A Summit County jury is deliberating in the 2013 fatal shooting of a former Ellet High School and Youngstown State University football player who prosecutors say saved his friend's life during an armed robbery.


8 hrs ago | Ohio.com

Canton mayoral race next year expected to be contested; unclear so far who will run for Akron mayor

While it's still unclear who's running for Akron mayor next year, it looks like the Canton mayor's race will be contested.


8 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Ebola unlikely at colleges, but University of Akron has been proactive and CDC now...

Health workers load the body of a man suspected of dying from the Ebola virus into the back of a truck on Tuesday in Monrovia, Liberia.


9 hrs ago | Tire Business

Halogen-free SR project gets NSF grant

The National Science Foundation has awarded $800,000 to University of Akron researcher Judith Puskas for her project to create a halogen-free synthetic rubber made from renewable resources.


12 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Fracking comes closer to Akron, Ohio seizes 30 properties for I-76/77 project, Eastern European clubs persist in Barberton: Akron news

Fracking to release oil from Ohio's underground rock formations is moving a step closer to Akron, the Beacon Journal reports.


16 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Black Keys to rock Red Hill

It's lucky eights for the Black Keys, with the Grammy Award-winning American rock duo due to make their eighth visit to Australia next year to tour eighth album, Turn Blue.


Mon Sep 01, 2014

Norwalk Reflector

Slain mother sought protection order from violent ex-boyfriend

The Cuyahoga Falls woman found stabbed to death outside her home had obtained a protection order against a former boyfriend, whom she feared would one day kill her.


Norwalk Reflector

Man acquitted in slaying of popular former high school football player

A Summit County jury on Friday acquitted an Akron man of murder charges in connection with the 2012 shooting death of a popular former Buchtel High School student.



Akron police use pepper spray, tear gas to disperse violent partiers

Akron police said they used pepper spray and tear gas to disperse violent crowds of partiers near the University of Akron.


The Raw Story

Armed Open Carry activists crash Ohio anti-gun violence rally and harass protesters

A group of armed Open Carry activists descended upon a group of protesters against gun violence in Akron, Ohio on Sunday in a misguided attempt to "educate" them.


The Plain Dealer

Duck Tape design contest, rummage sales in Akron and Elyria, and...

The winner of the first Duck Tape MyDesign Contest in 2013, Shala Kerrigan of Anchorage, Alaksa, created this "Retro Owls" design.


Sun Aug 31, 2014

Tallmadge Express

Summit County Juvenile Court judge hosts Sept. 3 fundraiser

A fundraiser will be conducted to support the re-election campaign of Judge Linda Tucci Teodosio Sept.


The Daily Record

Linda Seigel wins battle against drug addiction, cancer

Wooster resident Linda Siegel doesn't point to anyone else but herself for a drug problem that dragged her down for years.


The Columbus Dispatch

Despite heady success, The Black Keys remain true to their Akron roots

If you go The Black Keys will perform at 8 p.m. Friday in Value City Arena, W. Lane Avenue and Olentangy River Road.


Tallmadge Express

Jury trial postponed for Akron man accused in Tallmadge double homicides

The jury trial for the man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend and their son sometime last summer and dumping their bodies behind their Stone Creek Drive home has been delayed until next year.


Sat Aug 30, 2014

Detroit News

Scots are hot: TV's 'Outlander' sparks local lore, kilt following

Akron-based Scottish-American Society member Alex Murray, left, wears a modern dress kilt.



Teen With Amazingly Long Neck To Undergo Surgery

Fu Wengui, 15, of Beijing, is preparing to go under the knife because he's reportedly caused immense pain by the three extra vertebrae in his neck.


West Side and South Side Leader

APS focus on digital needs, offerings

In an effort to make the Akron Public Schools more competitive, the district is hiring three new administrators to boost both the district's and its students' digital capabilities.



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