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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.
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Fracking to release oil from Ohio's underground rock formations is moving a step closer to Akron, the Beacon Journal reports.
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.
Akron police said they used pepper spray and tear gas to disperse violent crowds of partiers near the University of Akron.
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.
A fundraiser will be conducted to support the re-election campaign of Judge Linda Tucci Teodosio Sept.
Wooster resident Linda Siegel doesn't point to anyone else but herself for a drug problem that dragged her down for years.
If you go The Black Keys will perform at 8 p.m. Friday in Value City Arena, W. Lane Avenue and Olentangy River Road.
Akron-based Scottish-American Society member Alex Murray, left, wears a modern dress kilt.
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.
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.
Akron Zoo president and CEO Patricia Simmons visits a sloth bear at the zoo Thursday in Akron.
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.
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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Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 10:52 am
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