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Akron, Ohio is located in Summit County. Zip codes in Akron, OH include 44310, 44320, and 44326. The median home price in Akron is $64,900 which is roughly $53/per square foot. More Akron information.

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33 min ago | The Miami Herald

LeBron James to leave Miami Heat, head back to Cleveland

The once-in-a-generation basketball player left Cleveland for Miami in 2010 in search of championship success with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, and found it twice over.

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4 hrs ago | Black Country Bugle

A charabanc outing from Wolverhampton circa 1910

MODES of transport are another aspect of everyday life we tend to take for granted, whether it's using the bus, driving a car, riding your bike, or the occasional ride on the train or the metro, and comfort is always top of the agenda when making a journey, no matter how long or short.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Lone Star Ball

NBA: End of an Era

James was born on December 30, 1984 in Akron , Ohio to a 16-year-old mother, Gloria Marie James, who raised LeBron on her own.

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Ohio.com

Maker of Bunny B sauerkraut balls ready for big move to Akron industrial park

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Ohio.com

Or Derv Foods succeeds with sauerkraut balls and more

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Ohio.com

Police blotter - July 12

A Vernon Odom Boulevard man, 31, was charged with menacing and domestic violence after he allegedly threw his girlfriend against a bedroom wall, choked her and bit her nose.

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Ohio.com

Akron council to hold rare caucus Tuesday; speed bumps to be among topics

The caucus will be from 3 to 5:30 p.m. in council chambers on the third floor of Akron City Hall, 166 S. High St. Topics are expected to include fire department promotions, the results of the recent Safe Surrender program and the possibility of adding speed bumps in Akron neighborhoods to slow down motorists.

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Ohio.com

Friday notebook

I talked to Mark Mitten, movie producer and former Akron resident, about "Life Itself," the lovely documentary about Roger Ebert, which opens locally today.

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Tallmadge Express

Ohio Shakespeare Festival's 'Twelfth Night' delightful, accessible

The comic romp, which is staged on the grounds of Stan Hywet Hall in Akron and directed by Terry Burgler, includes a stellar cast which artfully brings out every ounce of hilarity in The Bard's comedy, and in a way that even those not familiar with the play can follow and appreciate.

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West Side and South Side Leader

Richfield Village officials sell fire truck

Summit County Councilman Nick Kostandaras , a Richfield Village resident, told Richfield Village Council July 1 the county will buy a used fire truck from the village.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Thegatewaynews.com

Five-member ensemble at Western Reserve Playhouse gets ready to 'Shout!'

Fans of 60s British pop music could find much to like in "Shout! The Mod Musical," which will be staged at Western Reserve Playhouse.

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Examiner.com

LeBron James' house in Akron-Bath, Ohio: Fans and press await his Cavs decision

Normally when this Cleveland Pop Culture reporter decides to leave the health club and take a leisurely drive down the peaceful streets that surround LeBron James' house in Bath Township, it doesn't represent the circus of folks that lined his street on July 10. On Thursday, the idyllic street was filled with so many cars that this journalist had ... (more)

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West Side and South Side Leader

Akron City Council schedules public hearings

At its July 7 meeting, Akron City Council referred several items up for public hearing for the next two weeks, including the following issues in West Akron: a request by Hattie Larlham to vary the building line setback for a fence at 389 Edgewood Ave. and establish retail sales at 465 S. Maple St. for a Hattie's Garden and produce stand, up for ... (more)

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West Side and South Side Leader

Summit County Historical Society celebrating 90 years

Free tours of the John Brown House, shown here, and the Perkins Stone Mansion, will be offered July 12 from noon to 4 p.m. as part of the Summit County Historical Society's 90th anniversary celebration.

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Ohio Lawyer

Akron attorney announces candidacy for 2015 OSBA president-elect

Ronald S. Kopp announced his candidacy for president-elect of the Ohio State Bar Association.

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Ohio.com

Ohio attorney general to promote anti-violence effort being tried in Akron

HAMILTON, OHIO: The state attorney general and officials in the Southwest Ohio city of Hamilton are launching a program aimed at reducing gun violence.

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Norwalk Reflector

Victim testifies about robbery, kidnapping

A jury on Tuesday heard the details of a plan that two men allegedly concocted last fall in the home invasion robbery of an Alphada Avenue apartment.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Ohio.com

Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron gets nearly $5 million in support

Mike Singer a design engineer and Christine Flick, the senior design engineer work on projects in the Product Innovation and Commercialization division at the Austen BioInnovation Institute Wednesday in Akron.

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Ohio.com

Awards dinner recognizes Northeast Ohio efforts to attract and retain jobs

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Green Takes Silver at University Worlds

Pecs, Hungary Husker wrestler James Green earned the silver medal at 70 kg/154 pounds in the men's freestyle division of the University World Championships on Wednesday.

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