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  1. Over $2M to help public housing residents find jobs in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WBNS

    ... ependent living. Agencies receiving the grants in Ohio include metropolitan housing authorities in Zanesville, Toledo, Akron and Springfield. Money also will go to the Jurisdiction-Wide Resident Advisory Board in Cincinnati.

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  2. Beethoven's 8th Symphony highlights Stow Symphony's winter concertRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Aurora Advocate

    Directed by Darrell Lee Music, the Stow Symphony Orchestra will perform its annual Winter concert at 7:30 p.m. on March 7 at the Tallmadge Zahab is currently Director of Orchestra, theory and orchestration instructor, and instructor of violin and viola at the University of Pittsburgh. An Akron native and resident, he received his BM in violin performance at the University of Akron, and his MM from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

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  3. Ohio scrap metal thieves face new hurdles when trying to sell stolen goodsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    Mark Campanale, an employee at City Scrap and Salvage, demonstrates how he scans a driver's license in order to determine if a scrapper is on a state do-not-buy-list Thursday in Akron. A new Ohio law requires every customer that comes to a scrap yard must have their driver's license scanned and checked against an Ohio do-not-buy-list.

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  4. Jury ends first day of deliberations without returning verdicts for...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    Daniel T. Tighe is escorted into the courtroom of Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge Lynne S. Callahan by Summit County Sheriff's deputies for the closing arguments in his case Thursday in Akron. Tighe is accused of aggravated murder in connection with the July 2013 murders of his Wendy Ralston, 31, and their five-year-old son Peyton.

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  5. Baby death case reopened; dad accused of murder 27 mins agoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsNet5

    A baby's 2011 death case is being reopened after her father is accused of murdering his baby daughter a few weeks ago. The Summit Count Medical Examiner's office confirms they have reopened the death case of Sieara Scott, who was 4 months old when she died in 2011 in Akron.

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  6. YouTube duo get 'Electra Woman and Dyna Girl' gigRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Sid and Marty Krofft's classic '70s series, Electra Woman and Dyna Girl , is being rebooted by Legendary Digital Media and Fullscreen, the companies announced Thursday. The original series followed two superheros as they moved from Akron, Ohio, to Los Angeles in hopes that they would make it big in the crime-fighting world.

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  7. Grace Helbig & Hannah Hart to star in 'Electra Woman and Dyna Girl'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

    YouTube's Grace Helbig and Hannah Hart will star respectively as Electra Woman and Dyna Girl in a modern reboot of the classic 1970s children's TV series about two superheroes from Akron, Ohio, who move to Los Angeles in the hope of making it big in the crime fighting world. The project is currently filming - release date TBA.

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  8. Akron places surcharge on Hudson customers who get water from StowRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    James Uyek of Hudson talks about the confusion and anger that he and his wife, Patricia, are feeling after they and other Hudson residents who receive their water from the City of Stow, which is bought from the City of Akron, received a surcharge bill from Akron, during an interview at their home on Thursday in Hudson. A photo of the water bill of James and Patricia Uyek of Hudson that contains a surcharge that they and other Hudson residents who receive their water from the City of Stow, which is bought from the City of Akron, got from Akron, taken at their home on Thursday in Hudson.

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  9. Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic speaks at luncheon fundraiser for minority scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic talks during the Mayor's Luncheon benefitting the United Negro College Fund at Greystone Hall Thursday in Akron. Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic talks during the Mayor's Luncheon benefitting the United Negro College Fund at Greystone Hall Thursday in Akron.

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  10. SKINS' library performance to wed message about eating disorders with talk by psychiatristRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ohio.com

    Kelli Sanford the founder and artistic director of the Real Edge Dance Company performs "Skins" during a rehearsal of the company at Guzzetta Hall in Akron. The dance interprets the struggles with eating disorders and body image and issue which Sanford had battled personally.

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  11. Akron gets a win for home rule in transportation billRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WKSU-FM Kent

    Akron's plan to recruit residents for its sewer project is safe for now after a change to a bill today. Akron Councilman Jeff Fusco says a state House committee removed a portion of a transportation bill that would prohibit cities from requiring a certain portion of residents to work on city projects.

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  12. Read Full ArticleRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WHLO-AM Akron

    ... THE ACTORS SUMMIT AT GREYSTONE HALL presents the debut of "The Book Club Play" this weekend at the theatre in downtown Akron. For everything you need to know about the theatre and the show, visit www.actorssummit.org . MEANWHILE THIS IS THE FINAL ...

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  13. Akron Children's Hospital to hire 170; downtown Akron wants pop-up businesses, Cuyahoga Falls to open Menards: Akron news roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2010 | Cleveland.com

    ... career fair Monday at the Considine Professional Building, 215 West Bowery Street. Interviews start at 9 a.m. Downtown Akron Partnership is offering six-month "pop-up" leases for entrepreneurs interested in trying out a new business in downtown ...

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  14. New Towpath project seeks community input for Ohio & Erie Canal trail improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Tallmadge Express

    Akron The public is invited to attend a series of community meetings in Akron for iTowpath, a project that aims to find various ways to improve the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in the Akron, reaching as far north as Mustill Store and as far south as Summit Lake, while connecting to area attractions and businesses in between.

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  15. Market Report, "Metropolitan Edison Company - Power - Deals and Alliances Profile", publishedRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... Power, West Penn Power and others. It operates as a subsidiary of FirstEnergy. Metropolitan Edison is headquartered in Akron, Ohio, the US. Metropolitan Edison Company - Power - Deals and Alliances Profile provides you comprehensive data and trend ...

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  16. Revere wrestling team aiming for strong showing at sectionalsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    ... tournament, which will take place tomorrow, Feb. 27, at 3 p.m. at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Downtown Akron. "The goal is to get as many kids to qualify for the district tournament as possible," he said. "In the past, we have done a very ...

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  17. West Side Police News & NotesRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    An investigation into the fatal shooting of a West Akron resident by an Akron police officer is now being investigated by the Summit County Prosecutor's Office. Raupheal Thomas, 29, was shot and killed Nov. 3 after police responded to a location on Orrin Street near Roslyn Avenue.

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  18. West Side Neighborhood WatchRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    WEST AKRON: Burglaries were reported at the following locations: the 2300 block of Amesbury Road Feb. 13; the 1100 block of Delia Avenue Feb. 15; the 900 block of Snowfall Spur Feb. 17; the 500 block of Treeside Drive Feb. 17; the 1400 block of South Hawkins Avenue Feb. 19; the 1700 block of Dominion Drive Feb. 20; and the 1200 block of Hilton Drive Feb. 22. On Feb. 13, a 27-year-old Peckham Street man was charged with possession of synthetic marijuana. According to officers, he was inside a convenience store in the North Hill neighborhood with 12 packages of the drug.

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  19. UA students, alumni create icy artRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    Icy masterpieces constructed by University of Akron students and alumni were showcased at the UA Ice Fest Jan. 20. The UA Ice Fest, which gave current students and alumni the opportunity to showcase their carving skills, is an annual event sponsored by the UA Culinary Artists Club, according to UA officials. The event, which took place on the UA campus, was kicked off by UA graduate Aaron Costic, a National Ice Carvers Association-certified master carver and 2006 Olympic ice sculpting gold medalist.

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  20. Junior League honors membersRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    The Sustainer Inspiration Award is presented to a sustaining member whose JLA and community service have inspired other members and whose JLA experience served as a springboard for greater positive impact on the Akron community. The 2014 award recipient is Rebecca Considine, of West Akron, who joined JLA in 1982.

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