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  1. LeBron James special 'Becoming' to premiere on Disney XDRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | MSNBC

    ... timeslot on Disney X D, and on Friday, November 7 (7:00 p.m., ET/4:00 p.m., PT) on ESPN. Filmed in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, "Becoming" includes rarely seen footage from LeBron James' earliest days in sports including the Amateur Athletic Union ...

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  2. Two Akron businesses raided during state gambling probeRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Cleveland.com

    Five people face first-degree misdemeanor gambling charges in Akron Municipal Court after the months-long investigation, including owners and employees of the Memorial One Stop Shop on Memorial Parkway and Boulevard Express Ciggys Outlet on Kenmore Boulevard. All four are scheduled for arraignment Friday.

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  3. Guns seized from Ohio police impersonation suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Record

    Authorities say they've seized dozens of guns, thousands of rounds of ammunition and police equipment including badges, silencers and vehicles from the home of a man who tried to pull over a uniformed officer as he drove to work. The man, David Scofield, is charged in Akron with misdemeanor counts of impersonating a police officer and carrying a concealed weapon.

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  4. Valerie E. SchusterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Medina Gazette

    ... amily kindly requests that any contributions be made to The Alzheimer's Association, 1815 W. Market Street, Suite 301, Akron, OH 44313.

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  5. LeBron James is built to last: 'The King and His Kingdom' series previewRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    ... of neighborhood children and their families to dedicate the sparkling new courts. The courts at Patterson Park in Akron received $44,000 in upgrades through LeBron James and his relationship with Sprite, which lists James as a sponsor. The court is ...

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  6. Renacci and Crossland are competing for 16th Congressional DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WKSU-FM Kent

    ... is seeking a third term in the district that runs down the center of Northeast Ohio. He's being challenged by former Akron-area politician and teacher Pete Crossland who's concerned over the situation in Washington. Wadsworth businessman and former ...

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  7. Entertainment briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Aurora Advocate

    Weathervane Playhouse will have auditions for a new drama, "Crazy Man" by Michael Oatman on Nov. 9, 10 and 11 at 7 p.m. at the theater, 1301 Weathervane Lane in Akron. This is a play commissioned by Weathervane Playhouse specifically for the theater's John L. Dietz Black Box Theater.

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  8. 'Dearly Beloved' cast shares laughs, struggles togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Aurora Advocate

    ... the cast itself has become a family, supporting each other through challenges and trials. For example, Janice Wedge of Akron, who plays Geneva, the wedding planner, said that health problems had kept her from the theater for a number of years. She ...

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  9. In Brief: U.S., South Korea agree to delay wartime control transferRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    ... home of a man who tried to pull over a uniformed officer as he drove to work. The man, David Scofield, was charged in Akron, Ohio, with misdemeanor counts of impersonating a police officer and carrying a concealed weapon. Akron police said the ...

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  10. Ebola update: None of 42 Summit County residents has shown any signs of viral diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Norwalk Reflector

    For Northeast Ohio residents who had contact with infected nurse, the process of monitoring for symptoms continues through Nov. 3. About 30 Summit County public health employees have been working daily -- and well into most nights -- since a Texas nurse tested positive for Ebola last week shortly after visiting the Akron area. As of Tuesday, none of the 42 Summit County residents identified as having some level of contact with Amber Vinson during her visit has shown any signs of the viral disease, Summit County Health Commissioner Gene Nixon said.

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  11. WKYC partners with LeBron James Family FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    ... you special stories, news coverage, events and projects that showcase the impactful work the Foundation is doing in Akron. And we'll explore how everyone in Northeast Ohio can be involved. Our special coverage kicks off next Monday, October 27th at ...

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  12. Human error blamed for fatal Akron bus accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    Human error blamed for fatal Akron bus accident Human error blamed for fatal Akron bus accident Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://on.wkyc.com/1wnp1Vv The driver, 51-year-old Laura Zborowski, tossed the student out of the way before the bus rolled over her. AKRON, Ohio -- Police in northeast Ohio say a young student accidentally released the emergency brakes on a bus that rolled back and killed the driver as she conducted an evacuation drill outside an elementary school last month.

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  13. Q&A With Women In Manufacturing's Allison GrealisRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Manufacturing.net

    ... tire manufacturing and retail industry, which led to our move from Rochester, NY to the rubber capital of the world of Akron, OH in the 1980s. I recall fondly spending many holiday breaks and summers accompanying him to work and getting exposed ...

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  14. A sneak peak at LeBron James' TV show on Disney XDRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    Clips of a new TV show for children produced by LeBron James' production company and featuring James in its first episode Sunday on the Disney XD have been released for viewing. The show, called "Becoming," will feature star athletes and portray their childhoods -- beginning with James' upbringing in Akron and at St. Vincent-St.

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  15. Akron student accidentally pulled emergency brake before bus rolled over bus driverRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    A 10-year-old student accidentally pulled the emergency brake on a bus that rolled over a 51-year-old woman, killing her during an emergency evacuation drill at a charter school. Akron police said the Middlebury Academy student pulled the emergency brake during the drill early on Sept.

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  16. The Big Gigs: Black Keys, Paula Cole, Kimbra and much, much moreRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... and just plain fun affair complete with an arena-sized disco ball and giant "whoa-oh-oh" singalongs. This time the Akron, Ohio-bred band - a quartet on tour but still singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney at the core - might have ...

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  17. Officials work towards transition of care for former Sharon Regional patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... man sought in the killing of a state trooper, including one encounter at gunpoint that left him fearing for his life. AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Police in northeast Ohio say a student accidentally released the emergency brake on a bus that rolled back and ...

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  18. Niles gas customers receive letter with phone sex number by accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... man sought in the killing of a state trooper, including one encounter at gunpoint that left him fearing for his life. AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Police in northeast Ohio say a student accidentally released the emergency brake on a bus that rolled back and ...

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  19. 2 flown to hospital after New Castle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... man sought in the killing of a state trooper, including one encounter at gunpoint that left him fearing for his life. AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Police in northeast Ohio say a student accidentally released the emergency brake on a bus that rolled back and ...

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  20. the King of Hearts is Off Again to Run 11/26-30 at La MaMaRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... at Odyssey Theatre Los Angeles, the San Francisco International Arts Festival and the Balch Street Theatre (former Akron Jewish Center) in Akron, OH. Director Piotr Borowski was an actor and musician in Poland's noted experimental theater ...

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