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  1. Akron Children's Hospital invites community to see $84 million Considine Professional...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    Akron Children's Hospital has completed the $84 million expansion of the Considine Professional Building in downtown Akron. The project nearly doubled the size of the building to 480,000 square feet, bringing most of the hospital's outpatient clinics together in one location.

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  2. Advocates for homeless working with Akron despite suing city to preserve tent villageRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    Activist Sage Lewis said Tuesday he plans to work with the city to move homeless people out of a tent encampment on his property and into permanent housing despite having sued the city to preserve the encampment. So far, six residents of the Middlebury neighborhood encampment, known as Second Chance Village, have been moved out, Lewis said.

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  3. Advocates for homeless sue Akron seeking protection for tent cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cleveland.com

    Sage Lewis and his nonprofit Homeless Charity, which runs a tent encampment for the homeless in the Middlebury neighborhood, sued the city Tuesday in a bid to allow the homeless to stay on the property . Working with the Institute for Justice, Lewis and his nonprofit filed the suit in the Summit County Court of Common Pleas, citing property rights, due-process rights and the right to seek and obtain safety.

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  4. Akron City Council scraps dog barking legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Cleveland.com

    Akronites with noisy dogs can rest a little easier after City Council scrapped legislation that would have increased fines and imposed possible jail time for owners of dogs who incessantly bark. City Council on Monday voted to follow the recommendation of its Public Safety Committee and not approve legislation calling for the increased penalties.

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  5. Akron City Council expected to approve new traffic-enforcement technology, but not...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Cleveland.com

    Akron Police Department will soon have access to two different speed-detection technologies, but will not be expanding their use of unmanned traffic enforcement cameras. Akron City Council is expected next week to approve two pieces of legislation that give the go-ahead for police to buy 20 cameras that will enable officers to detect speeders.

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  6. University of Akron, Stark State College offer dual admission, enrollmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Plain Dealer

    University of Akron and Stark State College have teamed up to offer dual admission and enrollment for students who are completing an associate degree and plan to transfer to the University of Akron to complete a bachelor's degree. The program, Direct Connect, is designed to help students continue their education in a more streamlined manner.

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  7. 2 teens, ages 13 and 17, accused of armed robbery in AkronRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Cleveland.com

    According to police, the man was walking to a friend's home at about 10 p.m. Friday on the 800 block of West Market Street in the Highland Square neighborhood when the two teens, ages 17 and 13, approached. The teens pulled handguns and demanded the man's wallet.

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  8. 8 things to do in Akron and Summit County the week of Oct. 15-21Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Cleveland.com

    If you're looking for an event to check out in Akron this week, we've got a few recommendations. Neil Zaza will host a Halloween-themed concert honoring the spookiest works by Beethoven, Mozart and more.

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  9. The Well CDC, ASIA awarded $250K to launch Akron's first shared-use kitchen, food...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Cleveland.com

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded $250,000 to two Akron nonprofits to create Akron's first shared-use kitchen and incubator. The grant was issued though the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture, which supports self-sustaining efforts to make healthy food available to people in low-income neighborhoods.

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  10. Akron-Summit County Public Library earns sensory-inclusion certificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Cleveland.com

    The Akron-Summit County Public Library has been certified as sensory-inclusive, meaning it is able to serve patrons who face challenges processing lights, sounds, motion and other stimulators that can trigger stress. Some other libraries in the U.S. are certified sensory-inclusive, but Akron-Summit County is the first library system to be certified across all 19 branches.

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  11. We all need to take the time to vote: Whit & WhimseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Cleveland.com

    I'm so glad early voting has started. Since I discovered I could just drive to the Board of Elections and vote anytime they are open during this time period, I've been doing that.

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  12. Akron driver struck by rock hurled by man on bicycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Cleveland.com

    A woman driving along a city street was struck in the face by a rock thrown through her vehicle's window by a man on a bicycle, police say. Police say the 39-year-old Kent woman was not seriously injured but did suffer two broken teeth and an injury to her lip.

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  13. City Club debate set between candidates for Ohio's 16th Congressional DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Cleveland.com

    A debate has been set between Anthony Gonzalez and Susan Moran Palmer, the two first-time candidates running to represent Ohio's 16th Congressional District. Gonzalez, a Republican and Palmer, a Democrat will debate at the City Club of Cleveland at 12 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29, according to information that was published on the City Club website on Thursday.

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  14. Akron man gets life in prison for killing 4-year-old girl with assault rifleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Cleveland.com

    An Akron man was sentenced to life in prison for the shooting death of a 4-year-old girl after a fight with the child's mother earlier this year, prosecutors said. Darnell Bitting, 32, was sentenced Wednesday by Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge Christine Croce a week after he was found guilty on murder and felonious assault charges in the shooting death of Janaya Swain , according to the Summit County Prosecutor's Office.

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  15. Akron shooting wounds teen male in the faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Cleveland.com

    A shot fired through the door of a home Tuesday night wounded a 16-year-old male in the face, police say. Police say officers were called to the home in the Lane-Wooster neighborhood on the 900 block of Snyder Street at about 10:30 p.m. The teen reportedly heard a car horn outside the house.

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  16. Driver shot multiple times on Interstate 77 before crashing near AkronRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Cleveland.com

    The Summit County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man was shot several times Saturday on Interstate 77, according to a statement from the sheriff's office . Deputies responded about 9:55 p.m. Saturday for a call about a silver BMW crashed into a guardrail on Interstate 77 northbound in Coventry Township near the East Waterloo Road exit in Akron, according to the press release.

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  17. 75-year-old Akron man accused of fatally shooting sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | Cleveland.com

    Leon Portis Sr. of Akron is charged with murder. He is in the Summit County Jail awaiting his first court appearance on Tuesday.

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  18. Beer calendar: Pinstripes beer dinner, new releases from Saucy Brew Works and Platform, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | Cleveland.com

    Cleveland Beer Week is coming, new releases are due from Saucy Brew Works and Platform Beer Co., several beer dinners are planned, and many other events are scheduled in Greater Cleveland. We update our beer calendar weekly.

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  19. Akron man found guilty for shooting, killing 4-year-old girl with assault rifleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | Cleveland.com

    A Summit County jury convicted an Akron man in the February shooting death of a 4-year-old girl after a fight with the child's mother, prosecutors said. Darnell Bitting, 32, was found guilty on murder and felonious assault in the slaying of Janaya Swain on Feb. 16 at about 10:30 p.m. on Mercer Avenue near Lawton Street, according to the Summit County Prosecutor's Office.

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  20. University of Akron students sue school over doctoral program's loss of dual accreditationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Cleveland.com

    Thirteen current and former University of Akron students have sued the college over the loss of accreditation of a unique doctoral program in marriage counseling and therapy. Lawsuits filed Thursday in Summit County Common Pleas Court accuse the university of engaging in unfair consumer practices by launching an aggressive marketing campaign to highlight the program's dual-accreditation status to coax students to enroll, only to lose its dual-accreditation in August 2017.

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