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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 $64,500 which is roughly $54/per square foot. More Akron information.

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7 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector

Slain mother sought protection order from violent ex-boyfriend

The Cuyahoga Falls woman found stabbed to death outside her home had obtained a protection order against a former boyfriend, whom she feared would one day kill her.

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10 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector

Man acquitted in slaying of popular former high school football player

A Summit County jury on Friday acquitted an Akron man of murder charges in connection with the 2012 shooting death of a popular former Buchtel High School student.

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14 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Akron police use pepper spray, tear gas to disperse violent partiers

Akron police said they used pepper spray and tear gas to disperse violent crowds of partiers near the University of Akron.

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14 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Armed Open Carry activists crash Ohio anti-gun violence rally and harass protesters

A group of armed Open Carry activists descended upon a group of protesters against gun violence in Akron, Ohio on Sunday in a misguided attempt to "educate" them.

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21 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

Duck Tape design contest, rummage sales in Akron and Elyria, and...

The winner of the first Duck Tape MyDesign Contest in 2013, Shala Kerrigan of Anchorage, Alaksa, created this "Retro Owls" design.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Tallmadge Express

Summit County Juvenile Court judge hosts Sept. 3 fundraiser

A fundraiser will be conducted to support the re-election campaign of Judge Linda Tucci Teodosio Sept.

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The Daily Record

Linda Seigel wins battle against drug addiction, cancer

Wooster resident Linda Siegel doesn't point to anyone else but herself for a drug problem that dragged her down for years.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Despite heady success, The Black Keys remain true to their Akron roots

If you go The Black Keys will perform at 8 p.m. Friday in Value City Arena, W. Lane Avenue and Olentangy River Road.

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Tallmadge Express

Jury trial postponed for Akron man accused in Tallmadge double homicides

The jury trial for the man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend and their son sometime last summer and dumping their bodies behind their Stone Creek Drive home has been delayed until next year.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Detroit News

Scots are hot: TV's 'Outlander' sparks local lore, kilt following

Akron-based Scottish-American Society member Alex Murray, left, wears a modern dress kilt.

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Switched

Teen With Amazingly Long Neck To Undergo Surgery

Fu Wengui, 15, of Beijing, is preparing to go under the knife because he's reportedly caused immense pain by the three extra vertebrae in his neck.

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West Side and South Side Leader

APS focus on digital needs, offerings

In an effort to make the Akron Public Schools more competitive, the district is hiring three new administrators to boost both the district's and its students' digital capabilities.

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West Side and South Side Leader

South Side Cause for Celebration

The 11th annual Mychal Clayton Sickle Cell Awareness Walk and Motorcycle Ride will take place Sept.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Ohio.com

Akron Zoo leader leaves for bigger pastures

Akron Zoo president and CEO Patricia Simmons visits a sloth bear at the zoo Thursday in Akron.

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Ohio.com

Zips football: UA opens with impressive win over Howard

The University of Akron football team left an impression at InfoCision Stadium Thursday night after beating Howard University 41-0 as quarterback Kyle Pohl flashed some potential and the Zips defense showed how dominating that it can be.

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Cleveland.com

Labor Day activities plentiful in Akron, Summit County

From cultural festivals and fireworks to outdoor movies and concerts, the Akron area has plenty to enjoy this Labor Day weekend.

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West Side and South Side Leader

Community 'quilt' sculpture unveiled at art-A-palooza

The 10th annual art-A-palooza was held Aug. 23 at Boettler Park. The event included a variety of artists selling their creations, children's activities and the unveiling of a community "quilt" sculpture created to mark the 10th anniversary of art-A-palooza.

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WKSU-FM Kent

Local leaders watching the Akron General/Cleveland clinic partnership

Here! Now! Imperative: not to be avoided: necessary. In a typical week, the show will cover not only all the big news stories, but also the stories behind the stories, or some of the less crucial but equally intriguing things happening in the world.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Ohio.com

HeldenFiles: Blimp films to be preserved

The USS Navy Air Cruiser Akron flies over lower Manhattan's financial district in New York City in this Nov. 2. 1931 photo.

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WHLO-AM Akron

Stuff To Do This Weekend

IF YOU CAN'T FIND SOMETHING TO DO this weekend, you're not really trying. Here are a few suggestions... THE CLEVELAND AIR SHOW IS BACK AT Burke Lakefront Airport, this Saturday through Monday.

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