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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 $65,000 which is roughly $53/per square foot. More Akron information.

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3 hrs ago | Ohio.com

Summit County scraps arena from sales tax; caps tax at 10 years

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7 hrs ago | Tallmadge Express

Summit County officials say sales tax increase will not be used for Akron arena

If residents approve a Summit County sales tax increase this fall, the revenue will not be used for a downtown Akron arena, as originally announced.

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9 hrs ago | WHLO-AM Akron

Weekend Doings In Akron

LOCK 3 PARK IN DOWNTOWN AKRON will host "The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band" with Charita Franks, this Saturday evening at 7pm.

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9 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Akron opens $11 million complex to house chronically homeless

For the first time in his adult life, 46-year-old Kevin Eugene Burk has a place to call home.

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10 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Man accused of shooting two suspected burglars at Akron home has felony history

The police say shot two armed intruders who broke into a home late Tuesday faces charges for carrying the gun as a felon.

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13 hrs ago | West Side and South Side Leader

Akron Arts Expo continues to draw crowds

The 35th annual Akron Art Expo, held July 26-27 at Hardesty Park and hosted by the City of Akron, brought artisans from 20 states to display and sell their wares, according to event organizers.

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15 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Cleveland resident, National Guardsman accused of vehicular homicide in fatal Akron crash

A Cleveland native and Georgia-based National Guardsman is accused of vehicular homicide in a June 8 crash that killed his 26-year-old passenger.

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16 hrs ago | Tire Business

Goodyear's earnings hit record in quarter

Goodyear has posted relatively strong results in the second quarter, paced by the firm's Europe, Middle East and Africa business unit and its North American operation.

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20 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Global Healthcare REIT: Asymmetric Risk Reward Opportunity

Global Healthcare REIT was originally organized in 1978 as Global Casinos. The company was a holding company for the purpose of acquiring and operating casinos, gaming properties, and other related interests.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Billboard

Weird Merch: Devo's Booji Boy Mask

Devo have added an item to their merchandise that my not be as controversial as their Energy Dome hats , but is certainly more creepy: a Booji Boy mask that originally appeared in the New Wave pioneer's first video, 1976's "The Truth About De-Evolution," a combination of their videos for "Secret Agent Man" and "Jocko Homo," which you can watch ... (more)

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Life Sentence For Man Who Murdered Mom And Lived With Body

An Ohio man convicted of stabbing his mother and living with her corpse for six months was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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Ohio.com

Akron capital murder trial on hold; decision about jury pending

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Cleveland.com

Two suspected burglars shot at Akron home where couple was pistol-whipped and robbed last...

The home of a violent July 24 robbery was the site of another attempted break in late Tuesday.

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Examiner.com

LeBron James '6 Mix' Sprite hits Akron and eBay, with welcome home party tickets

To say that Akron, Ohio, has LeBron James fever would be an understatement. On July 30, the much-ballyhooed LeBron James Sprite '6 Mix' limited edition version hit the streets of the Rubber City, with some gobbling down the 19.2 fluid ounces of the lemon-lime soda that features natural cherry, orange and other flavors.

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Cleveland.com

Showers and thunderstorms likely tonight, with partly sunny skies on Thursday: Akron...

Showers and thunderstorms are likely in the Akron area this afternoon, part of an unsettled weather system that will keep rain in the forecast through the weekend.

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WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Life sentence for Ohioan who killed mom, kept body

An Ohio man who stabbed his mother and then lived with her decomposing corpse for about six months has been sentenced to life in prison.

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FireHouse.com

Grant Helps Ohio FD Replace Aging Fire Apparatus

July 30--SPRINGFIELD TWP. -- Township officials are expected to accept a sizeable grant Thursday from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that will allow their fire department to replace a fourth of its aging fleet of trucks.

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Ohio.com

Akron Beacon Journal teams up with Thirsty Dog

The Akron Beacon Journal won't toast its 175th anniversary this year with champagne.

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Cleveland.com

Akron man accused of firing five gunshots at girlfriend's son

A man is accused of firing four gunshots through a closed door at his girlfriend's 19-year-old son, then firing several more as he drove on Interstate 77. Michael Tatum, 33, of Akron, faces charges of felonious assault with a weapon, possessing a weapon as a felon and improperly securing firearms in his vehicle.

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WKSU-FM Kent

Heroin heating in a spoon

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