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  1. Jobs event to be hosted by Veterans Service Commission of Summit County on Oct. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    Summit County veterans are invited to attend an October career training workshop and jobs event at the Veterans Service Commission of Summit County headquarters at 1060 East Waterloo Road. The free "Job Boot Camp" and employment opportunity event will begin with a career training workshop from 8-11 a.m. on Oct. 3. A job fair for veterans and their dependents will follow from noon to 3 p.m. Local employers will be on site.

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  2. Lock 15 Brewing Co. opens in AkronRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    The brewery, at the northwest corner of N. Howard and W. North streets near the Y bridge, has a full kitchen and a couple of televisions at either end of the long bar. The dining room has about 20 four-seat tables and six six-seaters.

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  3. Texts to teen send teacher's aide to prison; man drowns in Ashtabula County: Overnight News LinksRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    A former teacher's aide at Cleveland's High School for Digital Arts has been sentenced to four years in prison for sending explicit text messages and pictures to a girl in ninth grade, reports say.

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  4. Two measures that would allow voters to change the city's primary election fail at Akron...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    Akron City Council voted down two pieces of legislation at a special meeting Monday night. One would have allowed voters to decide in the November general election whether to move Akron's September primary election to May and the other would have eliminated it completely.

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  5. Akron man wanted in July murder arrested in CantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cleveland.com

    An Akron man was arrested in Canton over the weekend in connection with the slaying of another man in restaurant parking lot in last month, police said. Andre A. Warren, 27, of High Avenue in Akron, is charged with murder, felonious assault, and escape in the July 1 shooting death of Dominique Thomas, 31, Akron police said.

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  6. Akron man charged in shooting death of his grandsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cleveland.com

    Dann E. Schaffer, 61, was charged with murder after he shot his 22-year-old grandson about 10:30 p.m. Sunday at a home in the 500 block of Rothrock Avenue, Akron police said. Investigators said Schaffer shot his grandson in the chest after an argument between the two.

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  7. Summit County group distributes 60,000 disposal pouches for prescription drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 | Cleveland.com

    Summit County Community Partnership and its 60 partners have distributed more than 60,000 disposal pouches for prescription drugs in less than two years in the Deterra Project , an addiction-prevention initiative. The pouches deactivate drugs after water is added and render the mixture safe for normal disposal with residents' trash.

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  8. Bomba Tacos & Rum: Northeast Ohio's best weekend brunches, breakfastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 18 | Cleveland.com

    AKRON, Ohio - Our brunch and breakfast series continues as we check out Bomba Tacos & Rum . Here's a look at what to expect: Location + hours: 3900 Medina Road, Akron, 234-466-7180.

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  9. 330 LeBron James Ambassador Lourdes Montes receives 2018 Summit for Kids Russ Pry Youth...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Cleveland.com

    Lourdes Montes, a senior at Firestone Community Learning Center, has received the 2018 Summit for Kids Russ Pry Youth Award. Summit County Juvenile Court Judge Linda Teodosio presented the award at the 2018 Summit for Kids Breakfast on Friday.

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  10. Knight Foundation, Downtown Akron Partnership bring back Pokemon GO in the 330 Aug. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Cleveland.com

    Downtown Akron Partnership and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation are bringing Pokemon GO in the 330 back to Akron this month, to help people connect with their city. Participants can check in beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25 at Cascade Plaza on Main Street.

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  11. Former FBI agent shares real-life stories on human trafficking: Talk of the TownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Cleveland.com

    The Brecksville United Methodist Women are hosting a presentation by Suzanne Lewis-Johnson, the new Executive Director of RAHAB Ministries, an organization fighting human trafficking and helping its victims in Akron, Ohio. On Wed., Sept.

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  12. Highland Square Film Festival seeks to connect Akronites, share Akron-inspired storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Cleveland.com

    The Highland Square Neighborhood Association will host the first Highland Square Film Festival from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sept. 29 at the Highland Theatre, 826 West Market St. The Highland Square Neighborhood Association was awarded a Knight Arts Challenge grant by the Knight Foundation to put on the fest, which aims to bring together Akronites who are interested in films and the process of filmmaking, according to the festival's coordinator, Marissa McClellan.

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  13. Akron police search for man wanted in two separate murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Cleveland.com

    Akron police are searching for a man wanted in the separate killings of two men nearly an hour a part from each other. Donyea Tyus, 29, is charged with murder in the shooting death of Bonn Rassavong and Robert McCall, Akron police said in a statement. 2 comments

  14. Bike and pedestrian lanes on East Exchange Street to be unveiled FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Cleveland.com

    The public will have an opportunity Friday evening to check out new temporary pedestrian and bike lanes along one of the city's most congested streets. The city, University of Akron and the Akron Metropolitan Transportation Study have planned an event from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at 354 East Exchange Street.

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  15. 6 best restaurants in Summit County: Selections from the 2018 A-List Dining GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | Cleveland.com

    Summit County landed half a dozen restaurants on our most recent A-List Dining Guide . Here's a glimpse at the restaurants along with a selected don't-miss dish at each place.

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  16. eBay's Retail Revival showcases 17 Akron small businesses in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Cleveland.com

    The Retail Revival Akron program run by eBay sent 17 small businesses to New York City this month to help them reach new audiences. The businesses set up at two locations: New Stand at Brookfield Place and New Stand at Union Square Subway Station.

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  17. United Way names headquarters Thomas and Lisa Mandel Community Center following $1 million...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Cleveland.com

    United Way of Summit County's new headquarters in the historic Sojourner Truth Building is now the Thomas and Lisa Mandel Community Center, following a $1 million gift to the organization. The United Way hosted a reception Tuesday for board members and major donors at the newly opened headquarters at 37 North High St. in downtown Akron.

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  18. Akron nonprofit FullyEquipped to unveil North High's renovated weight room on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Cleveland.com

    FullyEquipped , an Akron nonprofit, has renovated and expanded the school's weight room, and equipped it with new training equipment and gear. An unveiling of the weight room is scheduled for Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. during North High's open house.

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  19. Two Akron City Council members propose eliminating city's primary electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | Cleveland.com

    Two City Council members want Akron voters to eliminate the city's primary elections and instead have all municipal candidates run in a nonpartisan general election in November. Ward 4 Councilman Russel Neal Jr. and Ward 2 Councilman Bruse Kilby contend that a nonpartisan general election meets the goals of the city, which is circulating a petition to have Akron's primary elections moved from September to May. Neal and Kilby have submitted legislation to eliminate primary elections, and they want it to appear on ballots in November alongside legislation to move the primary to May. They've called a special City Council meeting on Aug. 20, when they hope council will vote on both pieces of legislation.

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  20. Strongsville man named Medical Mutual senior volunteer of the year...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | Cleveland.com

    Ed Plaspohl's life and outlook changed the first time he served the homeless. It happened on a Sunday on the streets of Cleveland.

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