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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 $62,000 which is roughly $52/per square foot. More Akron information.

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With the help of dummies, Summa is getting smarter

No, the Akron-based health system isn't keen on hiring docs who finished at the bottom of their class.

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5 hrs ago | Ohio.com

Modern families

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Ohio.com

Military Order of the Purple Heart: All veterans in this group received a Purple Heart in combat

The Military Order of the Purple Heart, Akron Chapter, opens the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance at the Krumroy Airport VFW on Saturday in Akron.

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New York Post

Malignaggi not ready to quit boxing for full-time ringside gig

Paulie Malignaggi has gotten more out of his boxing career than anyone could have imagined for someone who has seven career knockouts.

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Aurora Advocate

Annual book fair returns to John S. Knight Center

The 32nd Annual Akron Antiquarian Book Fair will be April 18 and 19 at the John S. Knight Center in downtown Akron.

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The Review

Birdwatcher tracks species along NE Ohio trail

It is not much of an exaggeration to say that Douglas W. Vogus knows almost every colorful bird along the Towpath Trail.

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Ohio.com

Area police reports - April 19

A 20-year-old Crane Walk man was charged with carrying a concealed weapon after police said they found him pounding on a residence's door with a gun.

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WGRE-FM Greencastle

Frank Jacobs '66 to Lead Musical Commemoration of Kent State Anniversary

"Frank Jacobs was a state away when four students were shot to death at Kent State University on May 4, 1970, as anti-war protests escalated there," begins a story in the West Side Leader of Akron, Ohio.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Artist's Easter eggs are Ukrainian tradition

Vera Kap creates pysanky, elaborately decorated Easter eggs using an old Ukrainian method at her home in Akron, Ohio, on April 1, 2014.

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Ohio.com

Plant lovers' almanac: More blooms and warm days are welcome

For one brief shining moment this past weekend, there came a few star magnolia flowers, just birthed, only to be blasted on Tuesday.

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WKYC-TV Cleveland

Akron police say scam artists posing as utility workers

They seem to have the same technique as a duo that has been hitting homes in Willoughby, Mayfield Heights, Wickliffe, Strongsville and Bay Village, police tell WKYC..

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The Miami Herald

20 curiosities to chase on Record Store Day

Record Store Day 2014 commences Saturday with desperate vinyl collectors and obsessive fans scouring racks for the objects of their desire in the early-morning hours.

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Hudson Hub-Times

Akron RubberDucks hosting special job fair April 21

Akron, Ohio The Akron RubberDucks announced today it will be holding a special job fair for concessions cashiers and runners on Monday, April 21 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Canal Park.

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West Side and South Side Leader

Rebuilding Together to improve nine area homes

Rebuilding Together Greater Cuyahoga Valley, an affiliate of Rebuilding Together Inc., will bring the community together to help those in need April 26. According to Rebuilding Together officials, during this 19th annual Rebuilding Day, more than 250 volunteers will join Rebuilding Together to make home repairs and modifications to nine homes in ... (more)

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West Side and South Side Leader

Bath parks levy renewal on May ballot

Bath Township voters are being asked to consider renewing the community's parks levy, which is on the May 6 Primary Election ballot.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Ohio.com

Jewell Cardwell: Sister deals with brother's suicide by getting others to walk with her

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West Side and South Side Leader

YMCAs presenting Healthy Kids Day

On April 26, over 1,500 YMCA locations across the country will take part in Healthy Kids Day, holding free community events that are open to all children and families and filled with active play and educational opportunities.

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Ohio.com

Drilling-rich watershed district looking to reduce assessment paid by 500,000 Ohio landowners

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West Side and South Side Leader

Classic barbershop sounds at Derbytown Chorus show

The 67th annual show will take place April 26 at 7:30 p.m. and April 27 at 2 p.m. at the Cuyahoga Falls High School Auditorium, 2300 Fourth St., with the theme "Harmony for All Seasons."

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West Side and South Side Leader

Shaw JCC of Akron launches construction of new aquatics facility

On hand at the launch were city officials, members of the JCC Board of Directors, the pool committee and its chairs - Thom Mandel , Kathy Moses Salem and Lila Marks , according to JCC officials.

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