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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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1 hr ago | West Side and South Side Leader

South Side Cause for Celebration

The 11th annual Mychal Clayton Sickle Cell Awareness Walk and Motorcycle Ride will take place Sept.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Ohio.com

Akron Zoo leader leaves for bigger pastures

Akron Zoo president and CEO Patricia Simmons visits a sloth bear at the zoo Thursday in Akron.

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Ohio.com

Zips football: UA opens with impressive win over Howard

The University of Akron football team left an impression at InfoCision Stadium Thursday night after beating Howard University 41-0 as quarterback Kyle Pohl flashed some potential and the Zips defense showed how dominating that it can be.

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Cleveland.com

Labor Day activities plentiful in Akron, Summit County

From cultural festivals and fireworks to outdoor movies and concerts, the Akron area has plenty to enjoy this Labor Day weekend.

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West Side and South Side Leader

Community 'quilt' sculpture unveiled at art-A-palooza

The 10th annual art-A-palooza was held Aug. 23 at Boettler Park. The event included a variety of artists selling their creations, children's activities and the unveiling of a community "quilt" sculpture created to mark the 10th anniversary of art-A-palooza.

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WKSU-FM Kent

Local leaders watching the Akron General/Cleveland clinic partnership

Here! Now! Imperative: not to be avoided: necessary. In a typical week, the show will cover not only all the big news stories, but also the stories behind the stories, or some of the less crucial but equally intriguing things happening in the world.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Ohio.com

HeldenFiles: Blimp films to be preserved

The USS Navy Air Cruiser Akron flies over lower Manhattan's financial district in New York City in this Nov. 2. 1931 photo.

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WHLO-AM Akron

Stuff To Do This Weekend

IF YOU CAN'T FIND SOMETHING TO DO this weekend, you're not really trying. Here are a few suggestions... THE CLEVELAND AIR SHOW IS BACK AT Burke Lakefront Airport, this Saturday through Monday.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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