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  1. Ohio health agency details monitoring of those who had contact with Ebola-infected nurseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Norwalk Reflector

    Only two Summit County residents are under quarantine with "enforced restrictions" on their movements after they had direct contact with a Texas nurse during her visit to the Akron area days before she tested positive for Ebola. On Sunday, Summit County Public Health detailed how each of the 37 Summit residents who had contact with the nurse, Amber Vinson, is being monitored.

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  2. Atkore expands in PVC conduit, buying American Pipe & PlasticsRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Plastics News

    ... American Pipe and Plastics had estimated sales of $12.5 million for the fiscal year that ended Aug. 13, 2013. AKRON, OHIO - A one-time plastics executive in Akron is among dozens of suspected former Nazis who have been collecting U.S. Social ...

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  3. LeBron James returns to Akron in Beats commercialRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | King James Gospel

    ... that drafted him and named him King - was more of a decision made based on missing home than winning championships. Akron raised LeBron James, and it is only right that he is at the head of a team that delivers Cleveland its drought-breaking ...

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  4. St. Edward grad Winters continues to flourish at ValpoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Herald

    Winters, now playing at Valparaiso University, recently was named Horizon League golfer of the week based his performance at the Firestone Invitational held in Akron, Ohio. Winters finished seventh in that tournament with rounds of 73, 71 and 73 on a golf course considered one of the premier tracks in the Midwest.

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  5. Millions in Social Security for expelled NazisRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Marshall Independent

    His plastics company in the Rust Belt town of Akron, Ohio, thrived. By the late 1980s, he had acquired the trappings of success: a Cadillac DeVille and a Lincoln Town Car, a lakefront home, investments in oil and real estate.

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  6. Goodyear's Global Headquarters Earns LEED Gold RatingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Auto Channel

    ... building is connected to Goodyear's existing Innovation Center and serves as a central campus for the company in Akron. The Innovation Center is currently home to almost 1,000 associates. Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It ...

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  7. Expelled Nazis collected millions in Social Security after being forced out of U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    His plastics company in the Rust Belt town of Akron, Ohio, thrived. By the late 1980s, he had acquired the trappings of success: a Cadillac DeVille and a Lincoln Town Car, a lakefront home, investments in oil and real estate.

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  8. Doctson, Riddick, Rose earn Big 12 weekly honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com

    ... receiving game and his 84-yard TD catch was the ninth-longest play in TCU history. West Virginia DL Shaq Riddick, Sr., Akron, Ohio (Buchtel/Gardner-Webb): Riddick produced five tackles, including four solo stops in helping West Virginia to a 41-27 ...

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  9. Report: Suspected former Nazi with plastic connection collecting Social SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Plastics News

    A one-time plastics executive in Akron is among dozens of suspected former Nazis who have been collecting U.S. Social Security payments for years, the Associated Press reports today. Jakob Denzinger, 90, who once operated Pioneer Plastics Corp. in the Akron suburb of Green Township, fled the U.S. in 1989 after he was accused of having been a guard at six German concentration camps, including Auschwitz, during World War II.

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  10. Akron doctor pleads guilty to illegally prescribing hundreds of thousands of doses of...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    A former Akron doctor admitted Monday that he doled out hundreds of thousands of doses of painkillers and other pills to customers without a legitimate medical purpose. Adolph Harper pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Akron to one count of conspiracy to traffic drugs, four counts of health-care fraud and 16 counts of drug trafficking.

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  11. Deshanon Haywood to be Re-tried in Akron Quadruple Murder CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    A judge threw out a conviction and ordered a new trial in an Akron quadruple-murder case. Ideastream's Joanna Richards reports the move comes just a few weeks after the initial trial.

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  12. Critical period begins for Akron-area contacts of Texas nurse with EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector

    ... have confirmed she stayed at her family's Tallmadge home and only went to Coming Attractions Bridal & Formal in Akron on Oct. 11 to plan for her upcoming wedding, Erme said. Doctors and public health officials at Emory University Hospital, where ...

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  13. Nazi war criminals collecting millions in Social Security benefits.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... its reached "into the millions." One such war criminal is Jakob Denzinger. Through a successful plastics company in Akron, Ohio he was able to live the life of luxury; luxury cars, lakefront home, real estate investments. In 1989, as the U.S. ...

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  14. $800,000 OK'd in fight against Ebola in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    ... Among the broader group under watch are six Putnam County residents who were identified as being in the same Akron bridal shop, Coming Attractions, at 1220 E. Tallmadge Ave, at the same time as Ms. Vinson. "They had no direct contact with the nurse ...

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  15. Afraid of Ebola? The flu is expected to kill 20,000 Americans, medical director saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2014 | The Plain Dealer

    Ebola is a minimal threat to Ohio's public safety, but health officials testifying before Akron City Council Monday said the attention the scare has brought is much needed in the face of more realistic threats. While one person has died from Ebola in the United States, and four patients have fully recovered from the disease, a more familiar bug is expected to be far more deadly: the flu.

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  16. LeBron Is Welcomed Home In New Beats By Dre Commercial [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... to welcome back the Ohio native to the Cleveland Cavaliers. A voice-over welcomes James back to his hometown of Akron, Ohio. James then is shown entering his high school gym - the LeBron James Arena - where his retired jersey hangs on the wall. ...

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  17. Akron City Council to hear details on Ebola transportation, response plansRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    Akron City Council is expected to hear details around 3:30 p.m. on the city and county's newly developed response plans in the event an Ebola infection were to occur in Summit County. Earlier today the county announced a protocol to drive Ebola patients to a hospital in the event that one of about 40 contacts in Summit County were to develop symptoms of the disease.

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  18. Sundance to bring film workshops to MaconRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | 13WMAZ.com

    In addition to the events at the select cities, 12 filmmakers from the eight cities, Macon; Akron, Ohio; Charlotte, N.C.; Detroit; Miami; Philadelphia; San Jose, Calif.; and St. Paul, Minn.; will be made "Sundance Knight Fellows." They will take part in special screenings and panels at the Sundance Film Festival in 2015 in Utah.

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  19. Expelled Nazis got millions in Social SecurityRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream. His plastics company in the Rust Belt town of Akron, Ohio, thrived.

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  20. Summit County Ebola patients to be transported by specialized emergency unitRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    Akron fire and EMS Hazardous Materials officials have created a specialized emergency unit to transport anyone officials have identified as contacts of Amber Joy Vinson , a Dallas nurse who visited Akron Oct. 10-13 before testing positive for Ebola, if they develop symptoms. Modifications have been made to existing equipment, including improving separation between the driver's cab and medical treatment area of ambulances, said Akron Fire Chief Rob Ross.

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