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  1. Skycasters to Provide High-Speed Satellite Internet for Soap Box DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | PRWeb

    ... American event, taking place on Saturday, July 26. The All-American Soap Box Derby (AASBD) has been drawing crowds to Akron, Ohio, since 1934. Children and teenagers from around the country come to test their skills on Derby Downs Hill while parents ...

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  2. Scarborough restructures management team at University of AkronRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ohio.com

    ... redistribution or retransmission of any of the contents of this service without the express written consent of the Akron Beacon Journal is expressly prohibited. Scott Scarborough is taking one of his first big steps as president of the University of ...

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  3. New University of Akron president sets high bar for administrative teamRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ohio.com

    ... on the campus of the University of Toledo in June 2014. Scarborough, who is the new president of the Univeristy of Akron, has distributed a blueprint on how he wants 38 senior leaders administrators, academics and students alike to behave. (Mike ...

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  4. What to do with the dead and dying malls dotting Northeast OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WKSU-FM Kent

    ... fanfare in 1975. It was shuttered in 2010 after years of decline, one of several dead or dying malls in Northeast Ohio Akron's Chapel Hill Mall went into receivership last week, the latest Northeast Ohio mall to hit hard times. WKSU's Kabir Bhatia ...

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  5. Enhanced viewing experience available for Akron MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    Early morning light as some of the first runners race across University Avenue in the Akron Marathon in Sept.

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  6. Akron vacates Water Street downtown to provide parking for Canal Square buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    ... redistribution or retransmission of any of the contents of this service without the express written consent of the Akron Beacon Journal is expressly prohibited. Akron will vacate Water Street downtown to provide parking for the Canal Square ...

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  7. Picnic supper offered to Soap Box Derby racersRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Hudson Hub-Times

    ... racers participate throughout the year. Winners from each local race advance to the world famous Derby Downs Track in Akron for the world championship, which takes place in conjunction with the First Energy All-American Soap Box Derby Race. The six ...

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  8. Bob Dyer: Summer snacksRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    ... redistribution or retransmission of any of the contents of this service without the express written consent of the Akron Beacon Journal is expressly prohibited. Think of today's column as a tasty summer picnic that includes a little bit of this and ...

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  9. All-American Soap Box Derby to Summit County Fair: Five days in Akron this weekRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

    ... champions from each of the Stock, Super Stock and Masters division Soap Box Derby races throughout the world come to Akron, Ohio, in July each year to compete for scholarships and merchandise prizes in the All-American Soap Box Derby," the ...

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  10. New blimp christened 'Wingfoot One'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Tire Business

    ... the name selected by popular vote from among 10 names picked earlier by a panel of Goodyear judges. Goodyear surprised Akron resident Charlotte White, who submitted the winning entry for the "name the blimp" contest, with a flyover by the new ...

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  11. Wingfoot One wins as name for newest Goodyear airshipRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    ... redistribution or retransmission of any of the contents of this service without the express written consent of the Akron Beacon Journal is expressly prohibited. An Akron woman, 76-year-old Charlotte White, picked the winning name in the Akron tire ...

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  12. 5 Likeability Lessons Learned From LeBron JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Small Business Trends

    LeBron James surprised and thrilled his hometown fans in his choice to move back to his humble roots in Akron, Ohio to play for the Cavs. His bold decision generated unprecedented positive media coverage and gave an immediate booster shot to his personal brand.

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  13. Akron police, firefighters investigate suspected arson at apartment where couple argued...Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    Police and firefighters are investigating the link between a domestic fight and a suspected arson at the same apartment two days later.

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  14. Burglary reports from Akron police - July 21Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    ... redistribution or retransmission of any of the contents of this service without the express written consent of the Akron Beacon Journal is expressly prohibited. Anyone with information on the cases is asked to call Akron police detectives at ...

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  15. Payne camp meeting begins SaturdayRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Paulding Progress

    ... the Rev. Dr. Ed Beck, of Ravenna and former pastor of the Church of God in Van Wert. Worship leader will be Dan Betts, Akron. A youth camp is held each day for students in grades 7-12, led by youth directors John and Melyssa Trussel, of Marengo. ...

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  16. Two accused of making meth, driving it through New FranklinRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    ... product and items used to make the drug through the city. Drew Sherwood, 28, of Doylestown, and Jonathan Lee, 33, of Akron, are both charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and possessing drugs in Barberton Municipal Court. New Franklin police ...

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  17. Soap Box Derby returns with opening ceremonies todaySoap Box Derby...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    Soap Box Derby returns with opening ceremonies today AKRON, Ohio -- The decades long tradition is back again in Akron.

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  18. Third Suspect Charged In Interstate Rock CaseRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | WNEP-TV Moosic

    ... when she was hit in the face by a rock tossed from an Interstate 80 overpass near Milton. Sharon Budd , 52, from the Akron, Ohio area is still in critical condition at Geisinger Medical Center near Danville after that rock-tossing incident nearly ...

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  19. Glass smashed, items, cash taken from two Akron businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    ... redistribution or retransmission of any of the contents of this service without the express written consent of the Akron Beacon Journal is expressly prohibited. An unknown suspect broke out the front-door glass with a rock and entered A Winner's ...

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  20. New startup uses film for a 'virtual venetian blind' in smart windowsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Plastics News

    ... are Nick Diorio, a postdoctoral researcher at Kent State's Liquid Crystal Institute, and Paul Olson, a University of Akron student doing an internship in West's lab at Kent State. This special package contains our 132-page 2014 Market Report on the ...

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