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  1. Akron man enters plea on charges that he burned 2-year-old girl with lighterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    An Akron man faces up to 16 years in prison after entering a plea in a case where he's accused of burning a 2-year-old girl with a cigarette lighter and scalding water. Devon Melton, 24, entered an Alford Plea Monday to two counts of felonious assault and three counts of felony child endangering.

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  2. Akron man pleads guilty to drunkenly shooting rifle at Brimfield houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Recordpub.com

    An Akron man has pleaded guilty to two reduced charges after being arrested and indicted on charges he drunkenly fired a gun at a house on Cherrywood Road in Brimfield in July 2014.

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  3. Akron man arrested, jailed for firing shot into Brimfield residenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Recordpub.com

    An Akron man whom Brimfield police have been "dealing with" regarding alleged telephone harassment and trespassing in the past several days has been charged with firing a shot from a rifle into an occupied residence on Cherrywood Road on Tuesday.

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  4. "A nation can rise no higher than its woman" by Patricia TrambleRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... on Save Our Girls was hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha Homes, Inc. The speakers were presented by web cam at 662 Wolf Ledges, Akron, Ohio. For further information and speeches on "A nation can rise no higher than its woman" go to YouTube with Minister ...

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  5. Akron man pleads guilty to burning 2-year-old; injuries from cigarette lighterRead the original story w/Photo

    6 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. ...

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  6. Police pull over van with caged puppies on roofRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WTLV

    AKRON, Ohio -- Several Akron police officers pulled over a van on Interstate 76 Friday after getting multiple calls of caged puppies strapped to the Police pull over van with caged puppies on roof AKRON, Ohio -- Several Akron police officers pulled over a van on Interstate 76 Friday after getting multiple calls of caged puppies strapped to the Check out this story on firstcoastnews.com: http://fcnews.tv/1Gbng2q April 17, 2015: Several Akron police officers pulled over a van on Interstate 76 Friday after getting multiple calls of caged puppies strapped to the roof. AKRON, Ohio -- Several Akron police officers pulled over a van on Interstate 76 Friday after getting multiple calls of caged puppies strapped to the roof.

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  7. Akron's I-76/Kenmore Leg southbound to close: See the detoursRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    ... project. The work also includes bridge repairs and overlays. That will mean detours for folks headed southwest of Akron. Here are a list of routes to get you pointed in the right direction: The ramp from I-77 south to the Kenmore Leg, I-76 ...

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  8. Akron Children's prepares $180 million building, Akron man runs for world record in Steelers jersey, pothole repair 'about the same': Akron news roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    Akron Children's Hospital is ready to unveil a new downtown building May 5, a $180 million, seven-story building called Kay Jewelers Pavilion. "The days of waiting in a cramped ER or sharing a room with several other critically ill newborns soon will come to an end for the region's youngest patients," the Beacon Journal proclaimed.

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  9. Police rescue puppies on moving van rooftopRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

    Police in Akron, Ohio pulled over a van Friday on Interstate 76 after getting multiple calls of caged puppies strapped to the roof. Police in Akron, Ohio pulled over a van Friday on Interstate 76 after getting multiple calls of caged puppies strapped to the roof.

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  10. Summa's WAGtime Program brings special vsitors to Hospital May 9Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Hudson Hub-Times

    Akron, OH Volunteers are a special group of people in any organization. At Summa Health System, the volunteer concept is taken a little further as a small corps of somewhat unique volunteers dogs also takes to the hospital hallways with their volunteer masters in search of someone to help.

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  11. Police rescue puppies strapped to top of vanRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KOB-TV

    Police in Akron, Ohio pulled over a van Friday on Interstate 76 after getting multiple calls of caged puppies strapped to the roof. Police rescued the four puppies halfway through a Mennonite family's 300-mile trip from Ashland County to Pennsylvania.

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  12. Summit Brewing dinner, Founders tapping, Pints for Prostates fundraiser, more - beer calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    ... five-course dinner will include Hopvale Organic Ale. Cost is $50 plus tax and tip. Vaccaro's is at 1000 Ghent Road, Akron. Call 330-666-6158 for availability. Friday, April 24: Rozi's Wine House will feature beers from Heavy Seas Brewing in Maryland ...

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  13. Congratulations Utica-Rome-Mohawk Valley, We're FatRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Lite 98.7

    ... region is one of the top 20 fattest cities in America, according to the survey. Our area was tied for 18th place with Akron, Ohio for the most obese cities in the country. According to the survey, the Greater Utica Region has an obesity rate of ...

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  14. Akron man accused of faking his own kidnapping, tying himself to treeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    An Akron man faked his own kidnapping and tied himself to a tree after his girlfriend reported him missing for days, according to police. Clarence Taylor, 44, is charged with falsification, a first-degree misdemeanor.

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  15. Akron RubberDucks GM to speak at Mount Union CLP sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Review

    Affordable family fun and the Akron RubberDucks will be the topics of discussion when Jim Pfander presents at the Continued Learning Program session at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the East Room of the Hoover-Price Campus Center on the University of Mount Union's campus. Pfander, general manager for the Akron RubberDucks, is an Akron native and veteran minor league baseball executive.

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  16. United Way of Summit County ready for leadership transitionRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    Bob Kulinski, president and CEO of the United Way of Summit County, in his office Tuesday in Akron. The artwork in front of him created by the Zeber Martell Clay Studio was a gift for Kulinski's retirement and depicts residents in Summit County enjoying their improved education, income and health possibilities under the leadership of Kulinski and the United Way.

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  17. RedHawks Earn Series Win in Extra InningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Miami University RedHawks

    AKRON, Ohio Miami came into Sunday's game looking for their second MAC road series win of the season and got it, earning an 8-7 extra innings victory over Akron at Lee R. Jackson Field. Miami got the game's first run in the opening inning of play.

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  18. Mayors retiring, Katz Club Diner popping back up, North Olmsted...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Cleveland.com

    With the election six months away, mayors in Brooklyn and Lyndhurst announced last week they don't plan to run again. Akron: Akron-Canton Airport plans to spend $14 million to expand the entrance, short term parking and main ticketing concourse.

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  19. Van Driver Puts Puppy Cage On RoofRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WTKS-FM Maitland

    Police in Akron, Ohio pulled over a minivan after multiple emergency calls about puppies stored in a dangerous place. The puppy cage was strapped to the roof of the van, which was about halfway through the family's 300 mile trip to Pennsylvania.

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  20. Caged puppies on car roof trigger dozens of 911 callsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Republic

    Akron Police Sgt. Kris Beitzel tends to a cage with four dogs as two sisters keep watch in Akron, Ohio, on Friday, April 17, 2015.

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