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  1. Canton Has Merged Two Economic Development Districts In OneRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WKSU-FM Kent

    One part of downtown Canton is now going to hold two economic development district designations. The first involves a bit of history, while the other is all high tech.

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  2. A Stark County Artist Fills in Another Piece of 'The Eleven" -- Where Art Meets FootballRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | WKSU-FM Kent

    The Super Bowl III mural on the side of the Cultural Center for the Arts in Canton is set to be completed in August. A North Canton man has been selected to create the latest of the commemorative art pieces celebrating the pro football's greatest moments.

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  3. Ohio EPA is at Odds with Company Building the Rover Pipeline Across the StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ordered Energy Tranfer Partners to temporarily stop any new pipeline construction that involves drilling underneath rivers. The Ohio EPA believes this is a step in the right direction but does not resolve the overall dispute with the pipeline company.

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  4. Pro Football Hall of Fame Village Takes More Steps ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | WKSU-FM Kent

    The wind made it a little bit hard to hear, but the choice of the hill above the Hall of Fame for the dual ceremony had to do with seeing: the last beam dropped into place for the new Tom Benson Stadium; and the first shovel turned for the four-star hotel to be on this high ground of the Hall of Fame Village. Developer Stu Lichter says seeing how the work has progressed, and what is coming next puts a reality to the project.

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  5. A Second Rabid Racoon Has Been Found in Stark CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | WKSU-FM Kent

    A second rabid raccoon has turned up in northeast Ohio in as many months, and that has drawn the attention of public health and wildlife agencies in the region. The diseased raccoons were found, one in March and one this month, in Paris Township east of Canton.

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  6. Rover Pipeline Construction Leaks Raise Questions of ContaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Cleanup is under way in Stark County where millions of gallons of drilling material spilled into a wetland during the construction of a natural gas pipeline . Ohio Oil and Gas Association's Shawn Bennett assures that the mud, which is used to borrow a hole for the pipe, does not pose a public health risk.

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  7. Rover pipeline's 1.5-Million-Gallon Wetlands Spill Was Near Canton's Water SourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | WKSU-FM Kent

    A week ago, an estimated 1.5 million gallons of a fluid used in drilling the underground pathway for the Rover gas pipeline spilled in southwestern Stark County. The accident was in an area where Canton has shallow wells for its water supply.

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  8. A Dozen Ohio Cities Join the International March For Science MovementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Five hundred cities around the world are staging demonstrations this weekend to promote awareness of and investments in science. The March For Science includes 12 cities in Ohio.

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  9. New Air Quality Report Shows Mixed Results For OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | WKSU-FM Kent

    The American Lung Association 's Ken Fletcher says air quality in Ohio, in general, is improving. He says all cities have reduced pollution and smog.

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  10. Fuel Cells, the Technology that Never Quite Made it, Makes Another RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | WKSU-FM Kent

    There's more than one-way to power an electric vehicle. The one most people are familiar with is through batteries.

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  11. Stark County is Counting on Noncustodial Dads for Much More Than a CheckRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Stark County has staked part of its hope of combatting everything from infant mortality to drug abuse on noncustodial fathers. For WKSU's M.L. Schultze has more on the expanding initiative that insists "fathers are more than a paycheck" and presumes many of them want to prove it.

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  12. Fuel Cell Technology Advances In OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Since the 1970s, fuel cells have been regarded in the energy world as the next big thing. But the technology wasn't ready.

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  13. Canton Health Officials Investigate the Air Around a City Steel MillRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Some neighbors of the Republic Steel plant on Canton's east side want to know if it is the source of dust that settles on their properties. They also want to know if the dust is hazardous.

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  14. CommQuest Expands Women's Residential Treatment, One of the Biggest Needs of the Opioid CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | WKSU-FM Kent

    One of the state's most active addiction-treatment programs is expanding its services for women's and outreach. WKSU's M.L. Schultze spoke with the head of the Stark County nonprofit CommQuest about the half-million-dollar effort.

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  15. 'Home Front to Battlefront' Recounts the War Fought by the Kids, Not the GeneralsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | WKSU-FM Kent

    The book "Home Front to Battlefront" began with capturing a piece of family history and finding a box of hundreds of letters in a furnace room. The former U.S. ambassador to Singapore, Frank Lavin, has published a new book about a Canton G.I. coming to grips with the violence and vagaries of World War II.

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  16. What Ohio Unions Want in the Trump EraRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | WKSU-FM Kent

    The Golden Lodge in Canton has long served as a headquarters for the workers at Timken Steel. A TV on the wall is tuned to MSNBC.

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  17. Former Canton School Secretary Bequeaths a Million to University Music DepartmentRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2017 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Malone University's music department has received the largest donation in the program's history from the estate of a former public school secretary. Ann Leech worked in Canton City Schools and was a lifelong supporter of Malone's arts programs.

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  18. Atwood Lake Resort Has a New Owner After Finalizing an On-Again, Off-Again SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Atwood Lake Resort near Canton has been closed since March of 2016. The lodge was reopened after its first closing in 2012.

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  19. Oriana House Executive Faces Akron City Council After Drug OverdosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Oriana's Executive Vice President Bernie Rochford appeared before a City Council joint committee meeting this week to answer questions about overdoses at the drug treatment facility, some of which were fatal. He says unlike a jail, his organization is spread throughout the communities it serves in Ohio and gives clients a certain level of independence.

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  20. Canton Considers an Ambitious Plan for DowntownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | WKSU-FM Kent

    A dozen civic and business leaders came to Canton City Hall to see a new design for Market Square -- a downtown block that many in town still call the Kresge lot for the retail store that was long-ago torn down. As expected, there was green space and a stage.

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