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  1. High school boys basketball / Hoban 61, Ursuline 49: Knights triumph on Senior NightRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Ohio.com

    ... fouls Hoban's Matt Salopek driving to the basket in the second quarter Tuesday at Archbishop Hoban High School in Akron. Hoban won the contest 61-49. (Michael Chritton/Akron Beacon Journal) Hoban's Bradley Reece (left) and Matt Salopek (right) ...

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  2. Lawmakers look to North Hill for answers on immigration debateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    ... at the International Institute with staff members and immigrants who have used the Institute's services Tuesday in Akron. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal) Congressman Tim Ryan participates in a roundtable discussion at the International ...

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  3. Akron police arrest suspect after woman is found slain on patioRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    ... outside The Woods Apartments where Brittany Littlejohn, 31, was fatally shot on a porch on Tuesday on Romig Road in Akron. (Leah Klafczynski/Akron Beacon Journal) People gather and grieve outside The Woods Apartments where Brittany Littlejohn, 31, ...

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  4. Akron 48 mins ago 9:24 p.m.Akron Police arrest man accused of shooting, killing girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    Akron Police have arrested the boyfriend of a woman who was shot and killed at the 2500 block of Romig Road Tuesday morning. Police have now identified him as Duane M. Lucas, 29, with a last known address on Sparhawk Street in Akron.

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  5. Akron 28 mins ago 9:44 p.m.1 dead, 3 injured in multiple accidents at I-77/224 interchange in AkronRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    One person is dead and three are injured after an accident involving six cars on US 224 eastbound at the I-77 south ramp in Akron on Tuesday evening. According to Akron Fire officials, four cars were involved in the initial accident at 8:15 p.m. That crash caused a second 2-car accident, resulting in three trauma victims and one fatality due to a car catching on fire.

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  6. Akron Councilman Bob Hoch relieved after being sentenced to probation for ethics violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    ... Firefox. For more specific information on how to update your browser --Click Here or visit your browser's website. Akron Councilman Bob Hoch (right) gets a hug from Akron City Council President Marilyn Keith after he was sentenced to probation and ...

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  7. West Side Police News & NotesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    ... and was represented by public defenders, will be sentenced May 26 at 11 a.m., according to court records. The West Akron resident was accused of soliciting and accepting things from convenience store owner Omar Abdelqader, including money, loans, ...

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  8. Developers team up on $25 million plan to reopen City Center Hotel in downtown AkronRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    ... Firefox. For more specific information on how to update your browser --Click Here or visit your browser's website. Two Akron developers are teaming up on a $25 million renovation of the vacant Akron City Centre Hotel. The 19 floor 243 room hotel ...

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  9. FirstEnergy reports loss of $6.2 billion for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    ... Firefox. For more specific information on how to update your browser --Click Here or visit your browser's website. Akron-based FirstEnergy Corp. on Tuesday said it lost $6.2 billion last year, compared to a profit in 2015 of $578 million. The ...

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  10. Goodyear, NASCAR EastRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    ... West champion. Goodyear employs about 66,000 people at manufacturing plants and facilities in 22 countries. Based in Akron, Ohio, Goodyear is among the largest tiremakers in the world and is the worldwide leader in race tire innovation. PaddockTalk ...

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  11. Akron police searching for a suspect after a woman was found shot on patioRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    ... outside The Woods Apartments where Brittany Littlejohn, 31, was fatally shot on a porch on Tuesday on Romig Road in Akron. (Leah Klafczynski/Akron Beacon Journal) People gather and grieve outside The Woods Apartments where Brittany Littlejohn, 31, ...

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  12. Huskers Shoot for Conference Title This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Huskers.com

    The Nebraska rifle team continues postseason action on Friday and Saturday as the team heads to Akron, Ohio, to compete at the Great America Rifle Conference Championships. Friday will serve as the smallbore qualifiers and finals, while air rifle qualifiers and finals will be on Saturday.

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  13. Akron 16 mins ago 3:48 p.m.Akron woman shot, killed; search is on for her boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    Akron Police are searching for the boyfriend of a woman who was shot and killed at the 2500 block of Romig Road Tuesday morning. Police have now identified him as Duane M. Lucas, 29, with a last known address on Sparhawk Street in Akron.

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  14. Akron man charged with murder in suspected domestic violence shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    Investigators are searching for a man who is charged with murder in a suspected domestic violence shooting that happened Tuesday in Akron. Duane M. Lucas, 29, of Akron, is charged in the shooting that killed Brittany Littlejohn, police said in a news release.

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  15. Akron plans to make 4 downtown one-way roads two-way: See where and whyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    Driving downtown in Akron might look drastically different soon, as the city looks to convert four major one-way streets to two-way traffic, Mayor Dan Horrigan said. Work on W. Exchange Street is expected to begin in the spring.

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  16. NEWS Team NEO a 'single point of entry' for Ohio polymer playersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Plastics News

    ... as the private-sector economic development hub for an 18-county region in northeast Ohio, including the Cleveland and Akron areas. The organization serves companies and site consultants by acting as a single point of entry into the 18-county ...

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  17. Detectives suspect domestic violence in fatal Akron shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

    Detectives suspect a shooting that left a 31-year-old woman dead Tuesday in Akron was related to domestic violence, police said. The woman was shot several times just after 10:30 a.m. on Romig Road near Kendale Drive, police said in a news release.

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  18. Not sure if the best route to your Akron destination is open? DriveAkron website keeps public in looRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    ... Firefox. For more specific information on how to update your browser --Click Here or visit your browser's website. Akron is undergoing a lot of changes right now. For some drivers, it might seem like every turn you make leads to more orange ...

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  19. Hope Amidst the Opioid Crisis: Grassroots Passion and a Continuum of CareRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WKSU-FM Kent

    ... hit communities, addicts and their families are mobilizing on the streets to help each other. One of these groups, ' Akron Say No to Dop e,' has just turned a vacant storefront in Akron's Kenmore neighborhood into New Beginnings, a thrift shop with ...

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  20. 5 people taken to hospital after crash in AkronRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Cleveland.com

    Rescuers had to free one person and five were taken to the hospital after single-car crash early Tuesday morning. The crash occurred at 2:15 a.m. at the intersection of Hartford Avenue and Lawton Street, which is just east of Interstate 77, according to the Akron Fire Department.

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