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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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4 hrs ago | Ohio.com

Akron mom sentenced to 14 months in prison for school confrontation

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4 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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12 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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13 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.

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14 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.

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15 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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19 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.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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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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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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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.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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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.

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Tri-cityherald.com

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.

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Cleveland.com

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.

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Cleveland.com

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.

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Ohio.com

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.

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Cleveland.com

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.

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