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7 hrs ago | CBS News

Former National Guard captain sees riot-similarities in Ferguson

Scenes from Ferguson, Mo. have stirred comparisons to the turmoil that occurred during the civil rights and anti-war movements in the late 60s and early 70s.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Riot, Violent Crime

19 hrs ago |

Kent State University issues Ice Bucket Challenge to Ohio University: Higher Education...

Instead of simply challenging individuals to pour a bucket of ice water over their head to increase awareness and contributions to ALS, President Beverly Warren, Athletic Director Joel Nielsen, and Football Coach Paul Haynes challenged Ohio University on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Ohio University

Yesterday | Morning Journal

Davis - Martin

Chuck and Pam Davis, Wellsville, are announcing the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sarah Davis, to Kyle Martin, son of Nate and Barb Martin, Columbiana.


Related Topix: Wellsville, OH, Wedding, Columbiana, OH

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Meet D. Spencer at Education Town Hall Aug. 26

David A. Spencer, who is seeking to represent District 7 on the State Board of Education of Ohio , is holding a town hall meeting about education at Pierce Streetsboro Library located at 8990 Kirby Lane.


Related Topix: Streetsboro, OH

New York Post

Keep your distance from this a 70s show

America first developed its taste for "nostalgia" culture - sentimental, rose-colored journeys into the recent past - in the 1970s.


Related Topix: Prison, Ferguson, MO


HUD accuses Kent State of housing discrimination involving a service dog

"Q" is Canada's liveliest arts, culture and entertainment magazine. It's a smart and surprising tour through personalities and cultural issues that matter.


Related Topix: Nebraska


AG candidate Pepper racks up 180 parking tickets since 2000

Here! Now! Imperative: not to be avoided: necessary. In a typical week, the show will cover not only all the big news stories, but also the stories behind the stories, or some of the less crucial but equally intriguing things happening in the world.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Kent State accused of discrimination over support animal

Kent State University and four of its employees have been charged with housing discrimination for refusing to allow a student with disabilities to keep an emotional support animal in her campus apartment, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Tuesday.


Avon High School grad becomes Avon's newest policeman

Matthew Kaczmarek takes an oath to serve and protect the visitors and residents of the City of Avon.


Related Topix: Avon, OH, Lorain County, OH

Mon Aug 18, 2014

National Journal

Police advance on demonstrators protesting the killing of teenager...

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced he will send elements of his state's National Guard to Ferguson early Monday morning, a response to increasingly restive demonstrations that grew out of last week's police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.


Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors

WTOP-FM Washington

Virginia Commonwealth plans new provost search

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that an initial search in the spring was unsuccessful.


The Columbus Dispatch

Kasich, FitzGerald aren't that transparent in running government

The candidates for Ohio governor travel the state shaking hands and having coffee with voters, which makes them seem pretty accessible and open.


Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich, Journalism, University of Akron, Cuyahoga County, OH

Sun Aug 17, 2014


The Coming Race War Won't Be About Race

Ferguson is not just about systemic racism-it's about class warfare, and how America's poor are held back Will the recent rioting in Ferguson, Missouri, be a tipping point in the struggle against racial injustice, or will it be a minor footnote in some future grad student's thesis on Civil Unrest in the Early Twenty-First Century? You probably have ... (more)


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US National Guard, US Military, Jackson State University

Globe and Mail

Fresh approaches foster smarter students

A recent study found that active learning improves academic performance in STEM subjects and adds half a letter to report-card grades.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Psychology, Science

Tallmadge Express

Beth Dantz & Matt Hildebrandt

The bride-elect is the daughter of Debra Dantz of Tallmadge. A 2004 graduate of Tallmadge High School, she graduated from Kent State University in 2009 with a bachelor's degree human development and family services.


Related Topix: Tallmadge, OH

Sat Aug 16, 2014

With her heart in Cleveland, even Columbus was too far

Timeka Rashid, the Associate Dean of Students at Kent State University, in her office on the main campus in Kent.




Torres-Capeles will be responsible for the overall management, operation, strategic planning and leadership for the day-to-day functions and services of the division.


Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Skidaway Island, GA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

A song born when pain is still fresh

In 1970, it took a few weeks for Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young to record and release the song "Ohio" in response to the shooting of unarmed college students at Kent State University.


Related Topix: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Pop/Rock, Ferguson, MO


You Oughta Know: U.S. Amateur semifinalists

Fred Wedel and Gunn Yang will tee off at 8 a.m. ET Saturday, while Corey Conners and Denny McCarthy will follow at 8:20 a.m. a Born Aug. 20, 1994 in Anchorage, Alaska a No.


Related Topix: Pepperdine University, The Woodlands, TX, Torrey Pines (San Diego, CA)

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Kent State Professor Awarded for 3D Printer that Makes Custom Bricks

A Kent State University professor has won a coveted award from Architecture Magazine for making bricks with a 3D printer.