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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 $64,500 which is roughly $54/per square foot. More Akron information.

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3 hrs ago | Ohio.com

Chris Christie to speak at Summit County GOP fundraiser

Add another name to the long list of prominent politicians who have agreed to speak at Summit County Republican Party fundraising events: Chris Christie.

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7 hrs ago | WKSU-FM Kent

Akron mayor calls for FBI to investigate police shootings

The award-winning daily program about business and finance puts a human face on the global economy, with insight from anchor Kai Ryssdal.

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11 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Ohio Dr. James Bressi Accused Of Sexual Harassment, Says It Was A...

After attempting to undermine the credibility of three women who are accusing him of rape and sexual harassment by claiming they were suffering from stress and other psychological problems, Dr. James Bressi has taken a more unorthodox approach to prove his innocence.

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15 hrs ago | West Side and South Side Leader

Church offering English as second language classes

When Crosspoint Alliance Church Elder Bruce Lyman did a count, he found more than 3,200 internationals living within a 3-mile radius of the church - and the idea for an unusual outreach program.

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19 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Ohio woman sent to prison for school outburst

An Ohio woman has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for assaulting a teacher, principal and cafeteria worker at her son's elementary school after being told she needed a visitor's badge.

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23 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

Sewer rates in Akron will skyrocket: How much will you pay?

Brace yourselves, Akron residents. Sewer rates are about to jump 68 percent, as the city works to keep sewage from polluting the Cuyahoga River.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Ohio.com

Akron welcomes new firetruck, firefighters

Class President Stephen Hren presents the class's PIGEON emblem, held by Tyler Boiarski, at a graduation and oath of office ceremony for firefighter medics at First United Methodist Church on Wednesday in Akron.

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Ohio.com

Akron mom sentenced to 14 months in prison for school confrontation

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Cleveland.com

Prosecutors: Akron man ordered to have sex with drug dealer's girlfriend against her will

A man's Barberton drug dealer ordered him to engage in sex acts with his girlfriend after beating her, prosecutors said.

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Cleveland.com

Akron mom sentenced to 14 months in attack on elementary school principal, teacher,...

A mother who attacked school officials at her son's elementary school will spend the next 14 months in prison.

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Cleveland.com

Akron man dies from gunshot wound; Cuyahoga County woman treated for...

A 78-year-old woman is being treated for encephalitis at a hospital in Cuyahoga County, one of two cases of West Nile Virus identified in humans in Ohio, the first for 2014.

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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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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

NewsNet5

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.

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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.

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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.

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WKSU-FM Kent

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.

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