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Akron-based Scottish-American Society member Alex Murray, left, wears a modern dress kilt.
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Fu Wengui, 15, of Beijing, is preparing to go under the knife because he's reportedly caused immense pain by the three extra vertebrae in his neck.
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In an effort to make the Akron Public Schools more competitive, the district is hiring three new administrators to boost both the district's and its students' digital capabilities.
Akron Zoo president and CEO Patricia Simmons visits a sloth bear at the zoo Thursday in Akron.
The University of Akron football team left an impression at InfoCision Stadium Thursday night after beating Howard University 41-0 as quarterback Kyle Pohl flashed some potential and the Zips defense showed how dominating that it can be.
From cultural festivals and fireworks to outdoor movies and concerts, the Akron area has plenty to enjoy this Labor Day weekend.
The 10th annual art-A-palooza was held Aug. 23 at Boettler Park. The event included a variety of artists selling their creations, children's activities and the unveiling of a community "quilt" sculpture created to mark the 10th anniversary of art-A-palooza.
The USS Navy Air Cruiser Akron flies over lower Manhattan's financial district in New York City in this Nov. 2. 1931 photo.
IF YOU CAN'T FIND SOMETHING TO DO this weekend, you're not really trying. Here are a few suggestions... THE CLEVELAND AIR SHOW IS BACK AT Burke Lakefront Airport, this Saturday through Monday.
A man identified as a key witness in the murder of a 17-year-old high school student recanted his testimony after his family was threatened, prosecutors said.
Investigators charged a third man in connection with the home invasion that resulted in the death of a 39-year-old father of eight.
One of two unmarked cars stolen from an Akron Fire Department training building was found smoldering with a stolen ATM in the backseat.
Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic early this month sent a letter to FBI and other federal officials calling for a change in federal policy for investigating "sensitive" police incidents, such as police shootings.
Beginning with the Michael Weber Show at 11 a.m. and ending with Shivering Timbers at 7:45 p.m., Square Fest will have continuous music on three stages and in five Highland Square businesses.
Erin Montgomery senior team leader, Jennifer Trout, manager of marketing and operations and her father Jim Trout, president of Acme Fresh Market at the R.S.V.P. Food & Party Outlet Tuesday in Akron.
The clubgrounds are located along East High Street. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and run continuously throughout the day.
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Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 09:57 pm
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