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53 min ago | Ohio.com

UA shortens Tressel, Dennison coaching class

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

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Related Topix: Akron, OH, Walsh University

5 hrs ago | Salem News

Guest Column: Special elections a ploy for passing unpopular initiatives

Editor's note:?Area resident Jack Loesch, a longtime teacher at the University of Akron, has been a regular letter to the editor writer for To begin, Election Day is set by law as the Tuesday after the first Monday in November.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Scott Walker, US Governors

9 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector

Woman finds way to cope after brother's suicide

Some folks hide in dark places with the window shades pulled down after the death of loved one by suicide, held hostage by shame and often the guilt of not seeing it coming.

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Related Topix: Akron, OH, Suicide, Gay/Lesbian

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Recordpub.com

Students take an alternative break

Nearly 2,200 community service hours -- impacting a host of nonprofits, communities and lives -- were volunteered by 87 students and nine staff during the University of Akron's 2014 Alternative Spring Break program March 24 to 26. The Akron U teams traveled to sites in South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and Virginia.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Ohio.com

Jewell Cardwell: Sister deals with brother's suicide by getting others to walk with her

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

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Related Topix: Akron, OH, Suicide

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Billings Outpost

Rocky hosts record-breaking show

Three print makers startled the senses of the art-viewing public in Billings at last Friday's record-breaking Rocky Mountain College Fall Art Show, "Steve Kuennen Buffalo Art Press," featuring Robin Earles, her husband, Steve Kuennen, and their student, Brad Hines.

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Related Topix: Billings, MT, Rocky Mountain College, Fitness, Yoga

West Side and South Side Leader

Bath parks levy renewal on May ballot

Bath Township voters are being asked to consider renewing the community's parks levy, which is on the May 6 Primary Election ballot.

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Related Topix: Bath, OH, Akron, OH

West Side and South Side Leader

Collaboration key to UA, Neos Dance Theatre's 'Snow White'

Collaboration is the name of the game for Neos Dance Theatre Artistic Director Bobby Wesner's story ballet "Snow White and the Magic Mirror: A Grimm Tale" that will be performed April 19 at 2 and 8 p.m. at The University of Akron's E.J. Thomas Hall.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Ballet, Theater

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Ohio.com

Betty Lin-Fisher: Friend's journey was to touch others, teach them to live

The world lost a bright star on Tuesday morning with the passing of someone I was privileged to call my friend.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Columbus, OH, Akron, OH

The Plain Dealer

Kent State University's presidential search should be on the record: editorial

Kent State University has foolishly overshadowed the selection of Beverly Warren, provost of Virginia Commonwealth University, by conducting a top-secret search for a new president in which the university destroyed interview notes from the search committee and refused to release explicit documents, according to the Akron Beacon Journal.

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Related Topix: Kent State University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Vincent, OH, Opinion

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Ohio.com

Emergency repairs to leaking Nature Realm roof blocked by park commissioner

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

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Related Topix: Summit County, OH, Akron, OH, Tallmadge, OH

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Regional News Stories: Governor Kasich Officially Initiates Ad...

Ohio's gubernatorial contest is officially on. Incumbent Governor John Kasich has launched his first ad for major markets and online audiences.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich

WKSU-FM Kent

Federal judge will likely issue a stay on his gay marriage decision

On Point unites distinct and provocative voices with passionate discussion as it confronts the stories that are at the center of what is important in the world today.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Ohio, Youngstown State University

The Medina Gazette

Businesses sought for Joint Economic Development District

Medina City Council on Monday approved a Joint Economic Development District agreement with Lafayette Township aimed at spurring development of University Center Innovation Park.

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Related Topix: Medina County, OH, Medina, OH

Newkerala.com

Waterproof layer protects turkey eggs from bacteria

New York, April 14 : Shells of Australian brush turkeys are 1.5 times thinner than those of chickens, but that does not make them more vulnerable to attacks from microbes because of a natural waterproof layer, a study finds.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Cleveland.com

Meet Cleveland Heights-University Heights superintendent candidates; field narrowed to three

The public is invited to meet the finalists - Zheadric Barbra, Fred Bolden and Talisa Dixon - during three community receptions this week in the Wiley Middle School cafeteria.

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Related Topix: Cleveland Heights, OH, University Heights, OH, Education Etc.

The Billings Outpost

Rocky hosts record-breaking show

Three print makers startled the senses of the art-viewing public in Billings at last Friday's record-breaking Rocky Mountain College Fall Art Show, "Steve Kuennen Buffalo Art Press," featuring Robin Earles, her husband, Steve Kuennen, and their student, Brad Hines.

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Related Topix: Billings, MT, Rocky Mountain College, Fitness, Yoga

WKSU-FM Kent

Exploradio: Obesity hormone found in birds

Finding the appetite hormone leptin in birds helps scientists understand on how they pull off their metabolic magic, and could aid human weight loss The zebra finch is one of the species in which researchers at the University of Akron discovered the gene for the obesity hormone leptin.

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Related Topix: Ohio

Cleveland.com

Kent State University took measures to keep presidential search secret, newspaper says:...

Kent State University officials were so intent on keeping their search for a new president secret that they destroyed search committee notes and documents, the Akron Beacon Journal reported.

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Related Topix: Kent State University, Youngstown State University, Ohio State University, Kenyon College

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Ex-Coach Jim Tressel Now Eying Two College Presidencies

University of Akron Vice President Jim Tressel is now pursuing two University presidential posts in Northeast Ohio.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tim Ryan

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