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5 hrs ago | The Review

Stark hires new facilities manager

Lee H. Henderson, a 62-year-old from Massillon, was chosen to fill the position at a salary of $70,000 per year, or $33.65 per hour.

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Related Topix: Massillon, OH

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WKSU-FM Kent

Ohio manufacturers back Kasich, while FitzGerald stumps with labor

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

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich

Ohio.com

Ed FitzGerald to visit Canton this afternoon

Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, the Democratic candidate for governor, will bring his Hometown Tour to the Akron area for the first time this afternoon.

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Related Topix: Canton, OH, Cuyahoga County, OH, Akron, OH

The Review

Eight Stark County Junior Fair youth presented with college scholarships

A select group of local youth involved in Stark County Junior Fair activities were rewarded with college scholarships during the opening night of the fair this week.

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Related Topix: Alliance, OH, Louisville, OH, Society, Stardock, Video Games, Kent State University, Ashland University

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Cleveland.com

Clear skies expected tonight, with a sunny and pleasant Thursday in store: Akron Weather...

The Akron area received very little rain Tuesday night, but it is sharing in the cooler temperatures that are blanketing Northeast Ohio today.

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Related Topix: Weather, Cleveland, OH

The Review

Marlington student crowned junior fair king

The Stark County Junior Fair Board stated their belief is the lessons learned from participating in 4-H and competing at the county fair can last a lifetime, and based on the comments they made on their applications, the 2014 junior fair royalty, announced during the opening night of the Stark County Fair, appeared to agree with the notion ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alliance, OH, Navarre, OH

The Review

High school band show highlights first day of Stark County Fair

The 165th annual Stark County Fair kicked off with the ever-popular high school band show, and the Grandstand was more than three quarters full with spectators this year.

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Related Topix: Minerva, OH, Skyfall, Pop/Rock, The Kinks, Dance, Avicii, The Romantics

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WKSU-FM Kent

Housing discrimination case in Stark County is settled for $825,000

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

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Related Topix: Massillon, OH, Paris, OH

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Plain Dealer

Justice Department reaches $850,000 settlement in Massillon apartment discrimination lawsuit

Justice Department officials announced today that they had reached an $850,000 settlement with a Massillon couple involving a race discrimination case at three apartment complexes.

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Related Topix: Massillon, OH, African-American

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

OVI checkpoints tonight in Stark County

OVI checkpoints tonight in Stark County Tonight the OVI Task Force will be conducting two checkpoints in Stark County.

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Related Topix: Alliance, OH, Brewster, OH, Canal Fulton, OH, East Canton, OH

The Review

Back water, sewer bills addressed by Stark commissioners

People who are delinquent in paying their Stark County water and sewer bills will see the arrears added to their property taxes by the auditor and the charges will also constitute a lien on the properties, following approval by the three-member board of commissioners during regular session this week.

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Related Topix: Summit County, OH, Hills and Dales, OH

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Cleveland.com

A break from the wet weather tonight before storms return Thursday: Akron Weather Forecast

Portions of the Akron area have been inundated with over 3 inches of rain in the past 48 hours, and more wet weather is on the way.

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Related Topix: Weather, Carroll County, OH, Tuscarawas County, OH

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Review

Alliance Council fails to pass legislation with two members absent

Due to the excused absences of Julie Jakmides, R-at large, and Sue Ryan, D-at large, council was one person short to spend $185,000 for vehicles for the Alliance streets, water distribution and parks departments.

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Related Topix: Alliance, OH

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WKSU-FM Kent

A national exhibit helps a Stark County town deal with a racial past

Hosts John Hockenberry and Celeste Headlee, along with partners The New York Times, BBC World Service, WNYC, Public Radio International and WGBH Boston, deliver news and analysis and help you prepare for the day ahead.

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Related Topix: Louisville, OH, Alliance, OH

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Stark County | Police arrest man in Christie's Cabaret assault,a Stark ...

Jackson Township Police Department was assisted by the US Marshal's Violent Fugitive Task Force and FBI Safe Streets Task Force.

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Related Topix: Canton, OH

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Review

Navarre man arrested after attempted rendezvous with teen

William Charles Hillier, 43, of Navarre, was arrested at 7:09 p.m. Monday in the 2300 block of West State Street on charges of attempted unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, a fourth-degree felony, and importuning and possessing criminal tools, both fifth-degree felonies, as well as misdemeanor charges of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Navarre, OH, Drugs, Marijuana

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Review

Black History Museum boasts new display on the Great Migration

The Alliance Historical Black History Museum in Stark County, Ohio, boasts a new display in 2014 on the Great Migration.

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Related Topix: Alliance, OH

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Cleveland.com

Locally heavy rainfall likely tonight, with more storms on Tuesday: Akron Weather Forecast

A large amount of rain is expected to fall across the Akron area over the next two days, especially this evening.

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Related Topix: Weather, Cleveland, OH, Canton, OH

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Coroner: No signs of trauma after infant's deathCoroner: No signs of...

Authorities say a 14-month-old boy found dead in a Canton apartment did not die from trauma and showed no signs of injury.

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Related Topix: Canton, OH, Summit County, OH

The Review

Crime & Courts Database

Dazzle D. Hawkins, 24, of 29 E. Cambridge St., Alliance, was arrested on a charge of assault at 11:10 p.m. Saturday in the Stark County Jail, where he is an inmate.... Already a subscriber to print? You have online access, too... at no additional expense! Call 821-1200 to set up an account.

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Related Topix: Alliance, OH

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