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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 $65,000 which is roughly $53/per square foot. More Akron information.

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Youth production of 'The Wizard of Oz' at Weathervane

More than 30 children and young adults take to the stage in Weathervane Playhouse's presentation of "This Wizard of Oz" beginning Friday July 25 as part of the theater's young actors series.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

News Observer

Past Times: Crowds cheered Soap Box Derby racers on Glenwood course

The All American Soap Box Derby in Akron, Ohio, wraps up a week of activities on Saturday with the annual Soap Box Derby race.

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WKYC-TV Cleveland

Summit County | Prosecutors want judge removed from caseSummit County ...

Prosecutors want judge removed from case Prosecutors wrote in their motion that Rowlands wanted to spare the expense of a lengthy death penalty trial.

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Ohio.com

Akron mayor speaks at Urban League conference on fighting underemployment

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Cleveland.com

Akron man accused of murder nine months after being granted early...

An Akron man accused of killing a 28-year-old man in the driveway of a home last week is now in custody.

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Ohio.com

ABC's Robin Roberts to christen new Goodyear airship on Aug. 23

ABC News and ESPN journalist Robin Roberts will christen Goodyear's newest airship, Wingfoot One, on Aug. 23 at the blimp hangar base in Suffield Township next to Wingfoot Lake.

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Cleveland.com

'#ImSoAkron': Why are you so Akron?

Do you like super donuts? Did you see LeBron James at your grocery store? What does it mean to be from Akron? Other cities have caught on with their own "ImSo" tags -- including in Cleveland .

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Cleveland.com

Akron man accused of shooting neighbor in head over dispute

A man is in critical condition after being shot in the head by his neighbor over a dispute, police said.

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West Side and South Side Leader

Akron Council OKs Rockynol project permit

Following a public hearing July 21, Akron City Council approved a conditional-use permit request for the construction of an assisted-living facility at Rockynol, 1150 W. Market St. There was both support for and opposition to the project voiced at the public hearing.

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West Side and South Side Leader

'Streetscapes' artists capture essence of city in summer

The Akron Area Arts Alliance announced the awards for local artists who participated in this year's Streetscapes: AKRON in Plein Air exhibit, which is on view through Aug. 16 at Summit Artspace.

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The Hartford Courant

LeBron Cupcake Apology

The former Miami Heat star went out of his way Tuesday to apologize to his neighbors in Akron, Ohio, by sending them cupcakes.

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PennLive.com

Cause of death ruled for man found dead along Pennsylvania Turnpike

The body of Antwan Dash, 33, of Akron, Ohio, was discovered by construction workers around 7 a.m. July 1 along the Pa.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Ohio.com

Injured racer gives derby veteran a last chance at first place

Substitute driver Julia Caster, 18 of Hubbard, Ohio Rodney McDaniel and his step son, super stock Rally Champ Isaiah Jones, 13, from Owensboro, Ky.

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Ohio.com

Tips, tricks for successful trip to Cedar Point

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Cleveland.com

Second suspect in Akron quadruple homicide set for trial on Thursday

The second man accused in the execution-style slayings of four people in the basement of a home near Chapel Hill Mall is scheduled to stand trial on Thursday.

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Ohio.com

Supreme Court won't hear appeal of ex-Ohio officer Douglas Prade

COLUMBUS: The Ohio Supreme Court declined Wednesday to take the appeal of a former Akron police captain fighting a lower-court ruling that reinstated his conviction for killing his ex-wife.

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Cleveland.com

Automatic rifle, shotguns seized from suspected drug dealer's Akron home

Federal agents and local drug task force officers investigating a suspected cocaine dealing ring set up surveillance on an East Thornton Street home and used paid informants to help build their case, according to court records.

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The Plain Dealer

Akron man says he pulled over to check car and was robbed at gunpoint

A man told police he pulled over on the side of the road to check his car and two men robbed him at gunpoint.

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WBNS

Ohio man accused of killing mom, living with body

Prosecutors in northeast Ohio say a 33-year-old man stabbed his mother to death then lived in the house with the decomposing corpse for about six months.

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Cleveland.com

77th FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby

Hundreds of kids participated in the 77th FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby at Derby Downs in Akron, OH.

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