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Duo jailed after reportedly attempting to rob Kent Jewelry
Justin M. Smith, 29, of Akron, and Shawn D. Cook, 35, of Kent, are charged with complicity to robbery and robbery, respectively.
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Turkey's 'standing man' to join ranks of icons?
This is a Saturday, July 25, 2009 file photo of a woman as she protests against the political situation in Iran in Berlin.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Task force busts marijuana growing operation at Flamingo Hotel
According to Sheriff David W. Doak, the first arrest followed a number of complaints indicating that marijuana was being sold by a resident at the Flamingo Motel in Atwater Township.
Riley Jane Rowland born May 9
John and Sue Siefer of Kent announce the arrival of their granddaughter, Riley Jane Rowland on May 9. The baby girl arrived at Wood City Hospital in McClure, weighing 8 pounds, 1 ounce.
Work of long-time R-C photographer on display in Kent
For nearly 40 years, Richard Sweet was the "man behind the camera" for the Record-Courier, shooting thousands of photographs that would document Portage County's history.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Find the mystical island of Bali-H'ai at Porthouse Theatre's 'South Pacific'
Nestled in the grounds of Blossom Music Center is Porthouse Theatre which is the home of Kent State University 's outdoor summer theater .
Cuyahoga Falls | Dams removed along the Cuyahoga River
WKYC Photojournalist Carl "Big Daddy" Bachtel heads to his hometown of Cuyahoga Falls to take one last look before the river changes forever.
United Way of Portage County plans beer dinner
The United Way of Portage County will hold a five-course beer pairing dinner at 5:30 p.m. June 27 at Ray's Place in Kent.
Ohio police chief takes criminals to task online
In this Tuesday, April 2, 2013 photo shows Brimfield Police Chief David Oliver talking about his facebook page in Kent, Ohio.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
FirstEnergy Stadium sign goes up at home of Browns
New guidelines regulating how loose dogs can be captured in Ohio are under review.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
'House for Sale' brings laughs, tears to theater stage
'House for Sale' was written by Ron Hill, an Ohio native from a small town near Tiffin, and directed by Pat Robertell-Hudson and William Morgan.
OSU's Gee visits downtown Kent
Ohio State University fanfare took over the plaza at Acorn Alley II in downtown Kent Friday during a visit by the OSU's president, Gordon Gee.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Delores L. Adkins, 81
Delores L. Adkins, 81, passed away at her home on Lang Street in East Liverpool early Thursday morning, June 13, 2013, following a lengthy battle with cancer.
Open poetry reading set tonight in Kent
Last Exit Books, at 124 E. Main St., will host its monthly open poetry reading at 8 p.m. today.
Portage County to pay $755,912 to fix Kent W. Main Street bridge
Portage County commissioners recently awarded a $755,912 contract for the rehabilitation of the portion of West Main Street Bridge over the CSX Railroad in Kent.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Soap Box Derby set in Mantua on Saturday
The derby will take place from 9:30 a.m. to bout 5:30 p.m. on East High Street in Mantua.
Two Brimfield 'shoppers' plead guilty to felony thefts at Walmart from July 2012
Two people Brimfield police said were involved in an illegal theft spree at the Brimfield Walmart on Tallmadge Road in July 2012 that led officers to recover more than $1,000 in allegedly stolen merchandise have pleaded guilty to felony theft charges.
Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center to open Friday
Come Friday, another major facet of downtown Kent's redevelopment will swing into motion when the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center opens and begins welcoming overnight guests, wedding parties, business conferences and more.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Portage County gas prices near or above $4
Ohio motorists are getting a sinking feeling as they pull up to the pumps. Gas prices are way up and now are hovering around $4 a gallon.
Ethan Quinn Easterling born May 10
Eliot and Jessika Easterling of Ravenna announce the arrival of their son, Ethan Quinn Easterling.