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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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44 min ago | Journal-Pioneer

Tyne Valley's Soap Box Derby a hit with the public

From left, Kristin Taylor, Luke MacCaull who won the award for Best Design, and Ryder Morrison take off down the ramp at the fourth annual Soap Box Derby in Tyne Valley on Saturday.

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4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Goodyear's new blimp has a name

Charlotte White received a surprise visit at her home in Akron, OH from the new Goodyear Blimp and Doug Grassian, Senior Manager of Airship Communications at Goodyear, announcing her name submission, "Wingfoot One" as the new name for the Goodyear Blimp.

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8 hrs ago | Tallmadge Express

Faith & Religion

Dare to Share is a nutrition program sponsored by Tallmadge High School students, Rotary and Tallmadge United Methodist Church.

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13 hrs ago | Daily Kos

50 Shades of Nuance

The release of the movie trailer for Fifty Shades of of Grey puts me in want of a spanking, and with that I commence another diary... Chrissie Hynde, one of the foremost female rock 'n rollers of all time...oh, the hell with thata one of the foremost rock 'n rollers of all time once wrote a hit song about Akron, Ohio, called My City Was Gone : I ... (more)

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17 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

Minch family from Strongsville brings home second Soap Box Derby crown

The exploits of the Minch family at the All-American Soap Box Derby began almost 40 years ago in hardly a spectacular fashion.

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21 hrs ago | Ohio.com

All in the financing

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Akron | 2 local winners in 77th Soap Box Derby

Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://on.wkyc.com/1rIqaab The Saturday derby in Akron featured competitors from the United States and other countries competing for a share of $28,500 in scholarships.

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Ohio.com

Celebrations - July 27

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WTVG-TV Toledo

Ohio man sentenced after grave vases, urns stolen

A 47-year-old northeast Ohio man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after authorities said he stole vases and urns from gravesites.

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Cleveland.com

Man sentenced to 18 months for stealing urns from Akron gravesites

A Mogadore man will spend the next 18 moths in prison for stealing vases and urns placed at gravesites in an area cemetery.

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Ohio.com

Pet Place - July 26

Children can come dressed in their best princess gown or pirate garb and go on an adventure throughout the zoo.

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Ohio.com

Malcolm X Abram: Bizarros, Half Cleveland head to Musica

On Friday, veteran Akron rock acts will join forces at Musica for an evening of Akron old-school art and punk/new wave rock history mixed with new tunes.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Cleveland.com

Akron couple pistol-whipped and robbed by masked men inside their home

Two masked men armed with a gun and a hammer waited for a couple to return home late Thursday, then forced them inside their home and pistol-whipped them, according to police reports.

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Ohio.com

Free tickets required for LeBron James' - welcome home' celebration Aug. 8

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WHLO-AM Akron

Busy Weekend...Enjoy

JAMES TAYLOR, YES THAT JAMES TAYLOR, will take the stage TONIGHT at Blossom Music Center.

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Cleveland.com

Douglas Prade, former Akron police captain convicted of murdering wife, set for hearing...

The former Akron police captain accused of killing his wife in 1997 is scheduled for a hearing today, two days after the Ohio Supreme Court denied hearing his appeal.

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Ohio.com

Barberton man convicted of killing mom, keeping body

A northeast Ohio man faces a life prison sentence after being convicted of fatally stabbing his mother then living in the house with the decomposing corpse for about six months.

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Cleveland.com

Akron's third Race for the Cure is Sunday

The streets of Akron will be spotted pink this Sunday as The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure makes its way out of Firestone Stadium.

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Aurora Advocate

Youth production of 'The Wizard of Oz' at Weathervane

More than 30 children and young adults take to the stage in Weathervane Playhouse's presentation of "This Wizard of Oz" beginning Friday July 25 as part of the theater's young actors series.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

News Observer

Past Times: Crowds cheered Soap Box Derby racers on Glenwood course

The All American Soap Box Derby in Akron, Ohio, wraps up a week of activities on Saturday with the annual Soap Box Derby race.

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