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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 | Cleveland.com

Bit Factory aims to expand the startup culture in Akron: the Mix

The accelerator model of business development, firing on several cylinders in Cleveland, is coming to Akron with a Rubber City twist.


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LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

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George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

5 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Akron man found shot in kitchen dies at hospital

Darryl Tramell, 39, died about 7 p.m. at Akron General Medical Center. Police are investigating his death as a homicide, the city's 15th in 2014.


6 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Homeless man accused in Akron murder convicted of four crimes in last eight months

A homeless man accused of beating another homeless man to death at Grace Park pleaded guilty to four different crimes in the last eight months, including one felony.


7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

'GI Brides' author Q&A with Duncan Barrett

The specter of war encompasses many predictably tragic outcomes. Every now and then, the close proximity of different nationalities during wartime also brings about more positive developments.

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11 hrs ago | Hudson Hub-Times

Hudson resident to co-chair plastics conference in Akron

Dr. Viv Malpass will again co-chair the 11th Society of Plastics Engineers Topical Conference on Thermoplastic Elastomers Sept.


Tue Aug 19, 2014


Vandals cause $10,000 in damage at Canal Park Vandals in the Akron...

AKRON, Ohio - Vandals in the Akron area hit Canal Park over the weekend and caused nearly $10,000 worth of damage.


Modern Healthcare

Summa CEO Strauss to retire

Summa Health System CEO Tom Strauss will retire by the end of this year, the Akron, Ohio-based system announced Tuesday.Strauss, 61, has led Summa for 15 years.


WKYC-TV Cleveland

Rules changing for Ohio tattoo artists, piercersRules changing for...

Rules changing for Ohio tattoo artists, piercers The new statewide regulations take effect Sept.



Arguments in ex-Akron officer's murder case set for Monday

The Takeaway is a national morning news program that invites listeners to be part of the American conversation.



Editorials from around Ohio

Life brings with it a roller-coaster ride of emotions. It is expected there are times when we will be happy or sad, angry or giddy, worried or carefree.


Mon Aug 18, 2014


Brazen burglars busting through roofs & walls2 hours ago

AKRON, Ohio - Brazen burglars are cutting holes in roofs and busting down walls to break into various businesses in Akron.



Kennel at homeless facility keeps pets, families together

Susan McIntosh gives her nine-year-old female cat, Xapis, a hug in the cat kennel area of the new Family Promise of Summit County facility sponsored by PetSmart Promise Aug. 12, 2014 in Akron, Ohio.



Puppy stolen during violent robbery in Akron

Warrants for aggravated robbery are issued for Cody Lamberg, 23, of Barberton, Troy Clark Jr., 20, of Springfield Township, and Thomas Jones, 19, of Akron.



Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic, Summit County Executive Russ Pry to teach "Buck Stops Here" class at University of Akron

Akron mayor Don Plusquellic at the city's Municipal Building on Wed. Aug 31, 2011, during his most recent reelection campaign.



Judge to hear new trial arguments for ex-Akron police Capt. Douglas Prade

In this March 20, 2014, file photo, Douglas Prade is taken into custody at the Summit County Courthouse in Akron, Ohio.



Akron man, 70, accused of stabbing landscaper over grass clippings

A 70-year-old man is accused of stabbing a 19-year-old landscaper because he got grass clippings on his truck.


The Plain Dealer

Fire breaks out in Akron apartment, councilman holds office hours at...

The Akron Fire Department responded to a call of smoke in a building in the 200 block of N. Portage Path at about 3:30 a.m., according to the Akron Beacon Journal .


Ohio Newspaper Association

Brown and other senators urge delay of planned postal center closures, including one in Akron

From The Akron Beacon JournalU.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and 49 other senators are urging the delay of the planned closure of several U.S. Postal Service processing centers, including one in Akron.The senators sent a letter today to the chairmen and ranking members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations and the Subcommittee on Financial ... (more)


Sun Aug 17, 2014


UA rolls out welcome mat for foreign students

University of Akron international students Noam Denouel and Fanny Claude Deletre, both from France, are greeted by a host family Niels , Jen and Daniel, 5 de Jong and Valdene Barbuto, a volunteer for the University of Akron at Akron Canton Airport in Green on Sunday.


Dear Kitty

99-year-old-women's 100 meter running world record

A 99-year-old woman from New York is claiming a new record as the fastest sprinter of her age over 100 metres.


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