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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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2 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Key witness in Akron murder trial recants under threats against family, prosecutors say

A man identified as a key witness in the murder of a 17-year-old high school student recanted his testimony after his family was threatened, prosecutors said.

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6 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Third man charged in Akron home invasion slaying

Investigators charged a third man in connection with the home invasion that resulted in the death of a 39-year-old father of eight.

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8 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Stolen Akron Fire Department car found torched with ATM in backseat

One of two unmarked cars stolen from an Akron Fire Department training building was found smoldering with a stolen ATM in the backseat.

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10 hrs ago | West Side and South Side Leader

Akron seeking help with 'sensitive' incidents

Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic early this month sent a letter to FBI and other federal officials calling for a change in federal policy for investigating "sensitive" police incidents, such as police shootings.

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10 hrs ago | West Side and South Side Leader

Highland Square to fill with music, art

Beginning with the Michael Weber Show at 11 a.m. and ending with Shivering Timbers at 7:45 p.m., Square Fest will have continuous music on three stages and in five Highland Square businesses.

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11 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

60-Second Know-It-All: Riding history with the new Goodyear Blimps

The new airships now coming off the assembly lines from the Zeppelin Luftschifftechnik company in Germany are a truly elegant marriage of century-old lighter-than-air aviation technology with up-to-the-minute materials, electronics and manufacturing techniques.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Ohio.com

RSVP moving back to original location in West Akron

Erin Montgomery senior team leader, Jennifer Trout, manager of marketing and operations and her father Jim Trout, president of Acme Fresh Market at the R.S.V.P. Food & Party Outlet Tuesday in Akron.

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Salem News

Across Our Communities

The clubgrounds are located along East High Street. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and run continuously throughout the day.

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Cleveland.com

Akron man accused of bashing landlord in the head with baseball bat over dispute

A 30-year-old Akron man is accused of bashing his landlord in the head with a baseball bat in a dispute over the man failing to pay rent.

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Cleveland.com

Testimony continues in trial of Akron man accused of killing high school student

Testimony will continue on Wednesday in a trial for a man accused of fatally shooting a 17-year-old high school student at a convenience store.

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Ohio.com

Indians at White Sox: Pregame lineups and notes

Raburn, on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right wrist, has been rehabbing at Triple-A Columbus.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Daily Record

Anniversary: Frank and Barbara Yoho

Frank and Barbara Yoho of Smithville celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Aug. 21. They were married in 1949 in Akron.

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WKYC-TV Cleveland

Man who raped his drug dealer's girlfriend found guiltyMan who raped...

Man who raped his drug dealer's girlfriend found guilty The drug dealer told him to have sex with his girlfriend, who had already been beaten by the dealer.

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Cleveland.com

Akron man files paperwork to run as GOP write-in against Rep. Tim Ryan

Niles Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan will face a challenge from Republicans Thomas Pekarek of Cleveland and David Allen Pastorius of Akron, a write-in candidate.

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Ohio.com

Two Akron women accused of stealing from disabled

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The Plain Dealer

University of Akron students, faculty and staff can ride free on Metro RTA

University of Akron students, faculty and staff can now ride free on Metro RTA by swiping their valid Zip Cards in the fare box.

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Tire Business

Akron's Knight Center to host ITEC, Part 2

ITEC 2014 is scheduled for Sept. 9-11 at the John S. Knight Center in Akron. The show - organized by Rubber & Plastics News , an Akron-based sister publication of Tire Business - originated at that site in 1994 and was held there every other year until 2010.

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Northern Michigan News

Cub Scouts hold soap box derby races down North Street

On a muggy Monday evening, members of Cub Scout Pack No. 150 were on North Street participating in a soap box derby.

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Ohio.com

UA enrollment down, but quality up

Parents and student volunteers at the University of Akron wait in line to help students move into their rooms in the Honors Hall on the North Quad during move-in week on Wednesday.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Hoops star LeBron helps renovate Akron home

Mariah Riley is beaming. The 11-year-old sixth-grader has just finished touring her family's home in Akron, Ohio, newly renovated in a construction blitz spearheaded by the LeBron James Family Foundation and the TV show "Rehab Addict."

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