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Lawmaker from Kent draws criticism for highlighting wage issues
A Democratic state lawmaker has drawn the ire of a business group for backing a series of billboards focusing attention on wage disparity issues.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
In The Region
It was "deja vu all over again" Aug. 13 for the Portage County Republican Party's Central Committee.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Ohio treasurer looks to gain support for state checkbook transparency
Kent - State Treasurer Josh Mandel has been on a personal mission over the last few weeks, visiting organizations across Ohio in an attempt to garner support for H.B. 175, which, if passed, would place "Ohio's checkbook" online, making it accessible to all.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Life is magical for husband-wife duo
Jason Alan Greenamyer, a 2002 graduate of Salem High School, has been practicing magic for 16 years.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The Tallmadge Lions Club will host its annual flea market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 22 at Tallmadge Lions Hall, 245 Northeast Ave. Crafters and vendors are invited to purchase tables and take their wares to sell.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Ribs, ice cream and comedy on tap this weekend
Summer is winding down, but it's not too late to take advantage of all the fun outdoor and indoor activities this weekend has to offer.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Cistern found at Case Barlow Farm
Every old house has its secrets. Recent excavations at Case-Barlow Farm in Hudson have revealed a long-forgotten architectural feature that has astounded historians, the farm caretakers, and, soon, farm visitors.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
In The Region
A Reminderville resident is one of several people who will go on trial in September in connection with a lockdown at Kent State University in April.
Google provides virtual college campus tours
Google provides virtual college campus tours KENT, Ohio -- You no longer have to step foot on a college campus to learn all about it.
Kent police say man shot, wounded on Franklin Avenue Monday night
Kent police are asking for the public's help after a man was shot Monday night in the 500 block of Franklin Avenue.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Kent offered $1.4 million for city complex
Student apartments could one day replace Kent's administration buildings and city hall in what has become an area of prime real estate between Kent State University and the revitalized downtown.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
The Tallmadge Lions Club will host its annual flea market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 22 at Tallmadge Lions Hall, 245 Northeast Ave. Crafters and vendors are invited to purchase tables at $15 apiece and take their wares to sell.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Big Top thrills as circus comes to town in Ravenna
But on Friday, the 2-year-old met one face to face when his dad, firefighter Ryan Leifheit, and two coworkers with the Ravenna Township Fire Department bathed two female Asian elephants.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Kent State University Selects Induction Lighting for Campus Wide Energy Retrofit
Kent State University is a public research university located in Kent, Ohio and has eight campuses around the Northeast Ohio region with the main campus being the largest.
West Side and South Side Leader
West Side Neighborhood Watch
WEST AKRON: Burglaries were reported at the following locations: the 2400 block of Chatham Road July 31; the 1100 block of Endicott Drive Aug. 2; and the 400 block of Storer Avenue Aug. 2. On July 31, a White Pond Drive woman filed a report of identity fraud.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Kent State professor accuses academics working with Israel of murder
The award-winning daily program about business and finance puts a human face on the global economy, with insight from anchor Kai Ryssdal.
NASA Glenn aircraft studying Lake Erie algae bloomNASA Glenn aircraft ...
NASA Glenn aircraft studying Lake Erie algae bloom NASA and NOAA satellite imagery is currently used to identify, monitor and map potentially harmful algal blooms.
V. Edwin Bixenstine Releases Psychotherapy Book at Age 88
KENT, Ohio, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Culminating a 60-year career spanning clinical practice, academia and authorship, retired psychologist V. Edwin Bixenstine, 88, recently announced the release of his psychotherapy academic book intended to serve as a central guiding light for the fragmented field of psychology.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Edinburg woman indicted in fatal July 17 Kent hit-skip crash
Kent police announced this morning that a Portage County grand jury has indicted an Edinburg woman on charges she struck and killed a 37-year-old Rootstown man with her vehicle in downtown Kent on July 17. two counts of failure to stop after an accident/leaving the scene of an accident, one third-degree felony and one first-degree misdemeanor ... (more)
Sun Aug 03, 2014
In The Portage County Region
Portage's jobless rate goes up to 5.2 percent Portage County's jobless rate went up in June to 5.2 percent from 4.8 percent in May, according to statistics released July 22 by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.