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  1. Too Many Dogs, Not Enough SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | WKSU-FM Kent

    The $700,000 renovation project at the Stark County shelter begins this week. While it will create more cage space when completed in February, the temporary shelter has even less space than the current facility.

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  2. Aultman Hospital's Psychiatric Unit, the Last in Stark County, ClosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Aultman Hospital in Canton closed the doors of its psychiatric unit this week. It was the last remaining inpatient psychiatric care facility in Stark County.

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  3. Jobs at Company Headquarters in Northeast Ohio Are IncreasingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    According to Team NEO's Aug. 2018 Cleveland Plus Economic Quarterly Review, manufacturing in Northeast Ohio, such as the work that's done at Timken Steel in Canton, has been growing, but employment has been decreasing because of automation. Northeast Ohio is second among the nation's largest metro areas in the percentage of its workforce employed in headquarters jobs.

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  4. Pro Football Hall Of Fame Festival Will Bring Changes to Highway Access and Parking in CantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Those who plan on attending this year's Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival should be aware of changes in traffic patterns and parking. With a record turnout expected for the upcoming Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival in Canton, some highway access and parking changes for visitors are taking place.

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  5. ICE Raids Sent 'Shockwaves' Through Canton, Massillon Hispanic CommunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Inside the Canton office of the Immigrant Worker Project, Director Jeff Stewart says they are compiling a list of about 100 people still being detained by ICE following Tuesday's raid at Fresh Mark facilities in Canton, Massillon and Salem. The immigration raids at a meat supplier in Salem this week have triggered concern among people who work at other plants owned by the same company.

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  6. Canton Residents Suggest Hall of Fame Options Ranging from Sidewalks to a First Ladies ConnectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    People moved in groups of a dozen or so among maps and project plans arrayed in the cafeteria of the former Timken High School as consultants asked and answered questions about what might be best for Canton as a whole. Paul Schwitzgebel of Canton says he has an idea for those who accompany hall of fame visitors but aren't into football.

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  7. Canton Bans Airbnb Rentals in Single-Family NeighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    The move is expected to effectively ban Airbnb in most parts of the city and takes effect shortly before the Pro Football Hall of Fame festival attracts tens of thousands to Canton. Canton City Council has voted to ban online housing rentals in single-family neighborhoods, a move that many say will make John Mariol II was the only council member to vote against the proposal.

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  8. A Second Women-Only Addiction Treatment Facility Opens in Stark CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Stark County is doubling its capacity for treating women dealing with drug or alcohol addiction. CommQuest Services has opened a second residential treatment facility with 17 beds for women.

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  9. Canton Voters Pass Half-Percent Tax Increase, the First Since 1981Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Canton Mayor Tom Bernabei says funds from Issue 13 won't go to the Pro Football Hall of Fame project, but may be used for related projects, such as a shuttle bus to downtown. Voters in Canton passed the city's first income-tax increase in nearly 40 years this week, and the half-percent increase will be used for primarily for safety and economic and neighborhood development.

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  10. Massillon Council Says Yes to the Affinity Hospital SettlementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    On Monday, City Council approved a takeover deal for the property and assets of the now-closed hospital from its current owner Quorum Health. Mayor Kathy Catazaro-Perry says only the final paperwork remains to be signed to set the ownership change in motion.

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  11. After Settling Millions in Debts, the Pro Football Hall of Fame Makes Its Pitch for the NFL DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    After construction delays, Pro Football Hall of Fame officials say they're now concentrating on completing more of the Hall of Fame village in time for the NFL's centennial in 2020. Officials in Stark County also recently submitted a bid to hold the 2019-20 draft here.

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  12. Morning Headlines: GCRTA Board Chair Resigns; Spirit Cuts Routes from Akron-CantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Negotiations between Affinity and city of Massillon will extend into April Efforts to finalize a deal between a shuttered Massillon hospital and the city are going longer than expected. An agreement for the city to acquire Affinity Medical Center was expected to be finalized by the end of March.

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  13. Columbiana County Location Is Nominated to be an Opportunity ZoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    A financially struggling part of Wellsville, where Columbiana County's Port Authority has already organized upwards of $30 million in investments for an intermodal shipping hub, may become a national Opportunity Zone. Opportunity zones are part of the tax overhaul Congress passed last year.

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  14. Stark Planning Commission Begins to Gather Ideas fromNeighbors of the Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    It was a public gathering but not a traditional presentation. A hundred or so residents circulated among information tables around the room with maps and fact sheets on parts of the project.

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  15. Canton City Council Passes a Scaled-Back Shopping Cart LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Abandoned shopping carts are becoming so much of a nuisance in some parts of Canton that City Council has passed a law to try to address the problem. Canton City Councilman John Mariol says they end up in neighborhoods "by and large from people who do not have transportation but need to get their groceries home.

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  16. Morning Headlines: HOF Village Loan Still Pending; Union Workers to Protest Agency Shop AgreementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Gov. Kasich among governors calling for health care reforms A bipartisan group of governors working to strike compromise on hot-button policy issues will take on the health care question at an event today. Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich, Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper, of Colorado, and Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, an independent, are among governors scheduled to headline a briefing at the National Press Club in Washington to discuss their latest ideas for improving the nation's health care system.

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  17. Canton Council is to Vote Tonight on an Income Tax HikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Canton City Council is expected to decide tonight whether to go to voters in May to hike the city's income tax by half a percent. Sixty percent of the $11.5 million the tax is expected to raise would be devoted to economic development in the five core areas identified in the city's comprehensive plan two years ago.

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  18. Massillon Council OKs a Deal for Affinity HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Lee Plakas is one of the attorneys representing Massillon in its effort to keep the city's only hospital from shutting down for good this week. He says Affinity's owners have agreed to turn the hospital and related properties and equipment over to the city for $1.

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  19. Massillon Council Is Voting Tonight on a Tentative Deal for Affinity hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Lee Plakas is one of the attorneys representing Massillon in its effort to keep the city's only hospital from shutting down for good this week. He says Affinity's owners have agreed to turn the hospital and related properties and equipment over to the city for $1.

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  20. Closing Affinity Medical Center Could Impact EMS Services in Western Stark CountyRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    A judge's decison has put, at least for now, a hold on plans to wind down operations at Massillon's Affinity Medical Center. However, if western Stark County's only hospital does shut down, EMS services for the area are expected to be impacted.

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