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2 hrs ago | West Side and South Side Leader

Some interview subjects need to be drawn out

As this is the 30th anniversary of Craig Marks joining the West Side Leader as its editorial cartoonist, the reclusive Marks granted this column a rare interview.

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Related Topix: Buchtel, OH, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Monster.com

Part-time Executive Director of Development Gift & Estate Planning

Thank you for your interest in the Part-time Executive Director of Development Gift & Estate Planning.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Estate Planning

Ohio.com

Bond-rating agencies rate University of Akron as - stable'

Copyright i 1 2 2014 Beacon Journal Publishing Co. Inc and Black Press. All Rights Reserved.

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Related Topix: Akron, OH

Norwalk Reflector

Ohio gubernatorial candidates' campaign teams differ greatly

With 107 days to go until Election Day, the campaigns for both Kasich and FitzGerald are sure to add bodies.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich, Cuyahoga County, OH, Columbus, OH

The Daily Herald

Students can take online ACT preparation class

An online course next month will help area students master testing strategies, conquer core subjects and build confidence to ace the college entrance exam.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Kent State University, Medina, OH, Akron, OH

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hudson Hub-Times

UA's TubaSummer marks 15th year July 27

TubaSummer, a free concert featuring summer favorites performed by tuba, sousaphone, baritone and euphonium musicians from throughout the region, returns to The University of Akron for its 15th year on July 27 at 7 p.m. on the Buchtel Common.

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Related Topix: Akron, OH, Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Entertainment

Ohio.com

Bryan Williams to lead Summit County GOP's executive committee

Bryan Williams is expected to be elected chairman of the Summit County Republican Party's Executive Committee during a Wednesday evening meeting.

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Related Topix: Summit County, OH

The Marion Star

Working-class whites lose voting dominance in Ohio

Working-class whites are no longer a majority of Ohio's eligible voters, a historic shift in a key Midwestern swing state that has political parties pledging more outreach to a broader coalition of demographic groups.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US News, African-American

The Plain Dealer

Who needs a calculator? Clay tokens were used for bookkeeping for...

Small clay tokens were used for bookkeeping at least 2,000 years after the advent or writing, a University of Akron professor has found.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science

Ohio.com

Scarborough restructures management team at University of Akron

Copyright i 1 2 2014 Beacon Journal Publishing Co. Inc and Black Press. All Rights Reserved.

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Related Topix: Akron, OH

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Aurora Advocate

Around Ohio

AU's president's house to get update Akron - The University of Akron plans to spend about $375,000 to renovate its presidential home for the school's new leader.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Cleveland Heights, OH, Life, Food, Dining

Plastics News

New startup uses film for a 'virtual venetian blind' in smart windows

A new Kent State University spinout company in Kent, Ohio, knows how to make windows switch from clear to opaque and vice versa.

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Related Topix: Kent State University, Kent, OH, Akron, OH

The Intelligencer

Akron university's presidential home to be updated

The University of Akron plans to spend about $375,000 to renovate its presidential home for the school's new leader.

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Cleveland.com

Three charged in robbery, beating of Fairlawn men outside Akron bar

The three men police believe robbed the two on Friday outside Thursday's Lounge near the University of Akron - Larizon Woods, 18, Orrville; Brian Wright, 24, of Wooster; and Dominique Gray, 19, of Orrville - are all jailed and awaiting their initial appearance Monday in Akron Municipal Court.

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Related Topix: Akron, OH, Fairlawn, OH

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Cleveland.com

Tech Czar Talk: Schools could learn a lesson from this new technology

The Teacher and the Egg. One of the more fascinating entrepreneurial stories I have come across in Northeast Ohio has to be that of former math teacher Elijah Stambaugh, his growing firm Learning Egg and the company's product Lightning Grader .

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc., Cleveland, OH

The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio gubernatorial candidates' campaign teams differ greatly

Matt Carle is the campaign manager for Republican Gov. John Kasich, and before that, he was Kasich's legislative director for three years.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich, Cuyahoga County, OH, Columbus, OH

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Ohio.com

University of Akron presidential house undergoes $375,000 in renovations

Ted Curtis, Vice President for Capital Planning and Facilities Management for the University of Akron talks about the needed repairs and updating to the home of incoming University of Akron President Scott Scarborough as Curtis stands in the home's foyer.

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Related Topix: Akron, OH

Coshocton Tribune

Wagner -- Poland engagement

The future bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Wagner, of Youngstown. She is a graduate of Canfield High School and received a bachelor's degree in 2014 from the University of Akron.

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Related Topix: Poland, OH, Youngstown, OH, Coshocton, OH

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WKSU-FM Kent

LeBron's formal welcome home will be Aug. 8th

To the Best of Our Knowledge is an audio magazine of ideas -- two hours of smart, entertaining radio for people with curious minds addressing topics accross the spectrum of life today.

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University Business

APLU, USU select seven urban research universities for innovative grant

As public research universities seek to keep pace with an evolving student body, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities today announced that seven of its urban research university members have been selected as participants in a one-year, innovative project that seeks to transform the way higher education is delivered.

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Related Topix: Georgia State University, Florida International University, Temple University, Portland State University, University of Illinois Chicago

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