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  1. Intertex Transloading Services to open carbon black facility in Moncks CornerRead the original story

    27 min ago | Charleston Business Journal

    Akron, Ohio-based Intertex Transloading Services Inc. plans to invest $3.2 million and create 10 jobs at its Moncks Corner facility, according to a news release.

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  2. CVSR's Polar Express train excursions offer an enchanted journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Examiner.com

    ... take place on the train. Departure stations for the Polar Express are the Rockside Station in Independence and the Akron Northside Station, obviously in Akron. Excursions are 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Boarding begins at 6 p.m. with the train leaving promptly ...

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  3. Goodyear Q3 sales, net income slideRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Tire Business

    ... $5.98 billion. The Asia Pacific segment was the only region that boosted tire unit sales, to 6 million, according to Akron-based Goodyear, however all regions experienced a drop in monetary sales for the quarter. The company said it now anticipates ...

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  4. BKT opens 1st U.S. warehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Tire Business

    ... tire makers with 2013 sales of $650 million. Sales in North America were $100 million, according to Balkrishna data. Akron-based BKT USA Inc., the primary sales and distribution subsidiary, maintains a direct relationship with multiple distributors ...

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  5. Myers reports Q3 loss despite higher salesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Tire Business

    ... earnings fell 27.8 percent to $12.7 million as sales slid 7.5 percent to $143.6 million for the period. In June Akron-based Myers announced it was selling its Lawn and Garden segment and that the segment would be reported as discontinued operations. ...

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  6. Firestone swim marathon kicking off Nov. 1Read the original story

    1 hr ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    At 6 a.m. Nov. 1, the Firestone High School swim team will kick off its 26th annual Kids Helping Kids Swim Marathon at the Firestone Natatorium, 333 Rampart Ave. The marathon is a 12-hour event that will see swimmers or divers in all six lanes of Firestone Natatorium for the duration of the event. Proceeds will benefit the team and Akron Children's Hospital.

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  7. Woman asking people to stop enabling panhandlersRead the original story

    1 hr ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    It's awful. It's sad. It's pathetic. Now I have to explain to my children why. Because Akron allows nothing less than pollution on the street.

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  8. West Side Neighborhood WatchRead the original story

    1 hr ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    WEST AKRON: Burglaries were reported at the following locations: the 100 block of South Pershing Avenue Oct. 16; the 800 block of Glenn Street Oct. 21; the 1000 block of Mercer Avenue Oct. 21; the 1700 block of Wiltshire Road Oct. 21; the 100 block of Hollinger Avenue Oct. 22; the 600 block of Crestview Avenue Oct. 23; the 1500 block of Wiltshire Road Oct. 23; the 1100 block of Copley Road Oct. 24; the 900 block of Amelia Avenue Oct. 25; the 1500 block of Parkgate Avenue Oct. 25; the 400 block of South Portage Path Oct. 25; the 100 block of Mayfield Avenue Oct. 26; the 100 block of Ross Drive Oct. 26; the 300 block of Greenwood Avenue Oct. 27; and the 500 block of Nome Avenue Oct. 27. A 50-year-old Work Drive man was charged with possession of crack and possession of drug paraphernalia Oct. 21 after being stopped for a traffic violation in the 500 block of Madison Avenue.

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  9. Miller South student collects books for othersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    Abigail Richardson, an eighth-grader at Miller South School for the Visual & Performing Arts, organized a book collection that garnered 1,661 gently used books for Project RISE, the Reach Out and Read program at Akron Children's Hospital and First Book of Greater Akron. Abigail is pictured at right, with Akron Public Schools staff member Don Gibson and Project RISE Program Manager Debra Manteghi.

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  10. CMA featuring collection of surrealist, modernist photographsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    ... more information, visit www.clevelandart.org . Roger Durbin is professor emeritus of bibliography at The University of Akron and an avid art enthusiast. To contact him, email r.durbin@sbcglobal.net .

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  11. Fresh Beat Band's kid-friendly pop returns to AkronRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    ... and working together to solve a problem. Tickets for the Fresh Beat Band are $29.50 to $48.50 and are available at the Akron Civic Theatre Box Office, at www.akroncivic.com or by calling 330-253-2488.

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  12. West Side Education News & NotesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    The Akron Council of Engineering & Scientific Societies is honoring outstanding Akron area science and math high school students at its Honors and Awards Banquet Nov. 6 at Guy's Party Centre, 500 E. Waterloo Road. Certificates of Achievement will be given to the best science and math students in area high schools.

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  13. Future financial health of APS depends on variablesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    Thanks to major budget cuts in 2012 and 2013 and to the passage of an operating levy in late 2012, Akron Public Schools is in good financial shape, according to district officials. But predicting the next five years' finances is challenging because of factors out of the district's control.

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  14. Local Boy Scout earns Eagle rank with patio buildRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    ... benefit the community. Chris' project was organizing the building of a brick patio outside Forest Lodge Park in West Akron. Chris brought together around 40 volunteers from the City of Akron, Boy Scout Troop 96, West Akron Baseball League, Firestone ...

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  15. County planning Boston Mills Road improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    ... on legislation to reappropriate $6,100 in Moving Ohio Forward funds unused by Barberton and Lakemore to the City of Akron. An annual resolution accepting the amounts and rates as determined by the Budget Commission and authorizing the necessary tax ...

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  16. Preservation Alliance celebrating 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    In 1984, a small group of Akron residents began meeting in each other's homes to brainstorm ways to preserve the city's disappearing architectural heritage. Building after historic building - including those on the National Register of Historic Places - were falling to developers' wrecking balls, said Rosemary Reymann, a longtime member of the organization that was to become Preservation Alliance of Greater Akron .

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  17. Akron City Council commends Amber VinsonRead the original story

    1 hr ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    Akron City Council and Mayor Don Plusquellic want the world to know they are proud of Akron native Amber Vinson, the nurse who contracted Ebola after treating a patient in Dallas. During their Oct. 27 meeting, Council unanimously adopted a resolution commending Vinson, who is now Ebola virus-free, "for her extraordinary professionalism and courage, wishing her well in her ongoing recovery."

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  18. Retired Norton police chief looks back on careerRead the original story

    1 hr ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    ... graduated from Norton High School and went on to earn a bachelor of science degree in education from The University of Akron. Chief since 2009, Hete worked part time at night for his first 10 years on the job. During that time, he also worked during ...

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  19. Vet Art Project promotes healing through shared storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    ... she could more fully serve veterans in this way by becoming a drama therapist. Meanwhile, she moved back to the Akron area after living out of state for 30 years. She and her husband, a veteran, live in Highland Square. Now Peacock and the Vet Art ...

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  20. Health officials turn attention to fluRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    ... is student TyEyre Morrow reacting to the sensation after registered nurse Lindsay Anderson administers the nasal mist. Akron Public Schools students got free flu shots as part of the Health Heroes Flu Vaccination pilot program recently. On Oct. 23, ...

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