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  1. Lamborghini driver arrested for OVI: Avon Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 |

    Drunken driver, Middle Road: A Kent, Ohio, man driving a 2018 Lamborghini was pulled over at 11:08 p.m. Aug. 18 after showing signs of impaired driving. He later failed a breath test and was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while impaired.


  2. 20 Kent restaurants with the most food inspection violations in 2017-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 |

    Here are the Kent restaurants and retailers cited for the most food inspection violations during the 2017-2018 inspection year ending Feb. 28, according to Ohio Department of Health records. Reports for the rest of Portage County are not included because the county health department does not submit its records to the state as part of a voluntary program.


  3. A sensation in 2015, KSU's Antwan Dixon finally returns after bone marrow transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 |

    KENT, Ohio -- Summer football news at Kent State, at least in recent years, seldom has been good news. But 2018 is a different story.


  4. Tom Rush, the master of cool, glides into the Kent Stage FridayRead the original story

    May 2, 2018 | The Plain Dealer

    Now, after playing and singing for a staggering 56 years, the consummate singer, songwriter and interpreter of songs has settled into a comfortable place. The music comes easy, and his shows are as welcome as talking with an old friend.


  5. Smoother roads, lower taxes for Brady Lake villagers a year after vote to disband communityRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2018 | The Plain Dealer

    A year ago residents of Brady Lake , in Portage County near Kent, voted the tiny village of about 500 residents out of existence. That 106-88 vote to disincorporate the village ended 90 years of history that included a brief role as a lake resort once billed as "Ohio's Most Perfect Playground," and launched an uncertain future.


  6. Yes on Portage County Issue 6, renewal of the 0.4-mill Health District levy: endorsement editorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 |

    It took Portage County voters 58 years to provide additional money to the county's Health District to expand its anti-opioid efforts, health monitoring, disease prevention, education and its grant-writing to bring in more resources to these efforts. In 2013, by a nearly 56 percent margin, voters did just that , approving a replacement five-year 0.4-mill levy for the Health District.


  7. Hop Tree Brewing takes root in HudsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 |

    Ross had a tree dropping what looked like giant hop cones in his yard. It turned out to be a Hophornbeam tree , and its seed pods resemble hop cones.


  8. 10 things to do in Akron and Summit County the week of April 2-8Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 |

    Spring has sprung, and there's plenty to do in Akron and Summit County. From dance nights to theater to wine tastings, there's a little something for everyone.


  9. Beer calendar: Buckeye Beer Engine holds special tasting, Mead tasting in Kent, beer fest set, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 |

    Buckeye Beer Engine has a special tasting scheduled, Crafted Artisan Meadery will have a tasting at Kent Cheesemonger, a new beer fest is coming to town and many other bee-centric events are planned in Northeast Ohio. Have an item to submit? Deadline is Thursday; email me.


  10. Yoshi, an on-site car maintenance service, expands to ClevelandRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2018 |

    It's the ninth city that the San Francisco-based company has expanded to so far, with a goal to eliminate the need to stop for gas or track and schedule routine maintenance. Yoshi, co-founded by an Ohio native, chose Cleveland due to its high concentration of commuters, the same reason it's opening in St. Louis today, as well.


  11. To address gun violence, let's unpack its societal underpinnings: Sydney DiewaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 |

    KENT, Ohio -- In the first seven weeks of 2018, there were five school shootings during school hours resulting in death and injury. Before the Feb. 14 killings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, there had been nearly 30 mass shootings this year.


  12. MAC basketball 2018: Buffalo, Toledo still favorites at midseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 |

    KENT, Ohio -- Kent State coach Rob Senderoff ended his post-game summation with a simple revelation. "Sometimes you just have to stand back and clap."


  13. Woven in Exile helps Akron's Bhutanese-Nepalese refugees build confidence, communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 |

    What started as two random acts of kindness nearly a decade ago, is now a way of life for Woven in Exile founders Liz and Terry Kuhn and the Bhutanese-Nepali refugee women who make up the group. Woven in Exile got its start in 2010, when Terry Kuhn, who served as vice provost and dean for Undergraduate Studies at Kent State University for more than 20 years, and his wife Liz, who holds multiple degrees including a master's degree in weaving, invited women from Akron's Bhutanese-Nepali refugee community to attend an informational meeting about weaving at their Kent, Ohio home.


  14. Cold lessons of trench warfare: Kent teens simulate combat in World War I re-enactment...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 |

    Chilling cries of "Attack!" mingled with shrill whistles in the cold morning sun Thursday as German troops stormed snow-covered French fortifications - World War I style. Armed with homemade cardboard pistols, rifles and machine guns, ninth-grade students of Theodore Roosevelt High School waged a mock battle within a grenade-toss-distance of the football stadium.


  15. Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation is now Peg's Foundation to better honor its founderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 |

    At the start of the new year, the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation quietly stepped into a new brand designed to better honor the memory and work of founder Peg Morgan. Now Peg's Foundation , complete with a new logo and tagline, the private foundation will continue its primary mission since 2001 to invest in projects that improve the lives of people suffering from mental health issues.


  16. '60s icon Petula Clark invites you to 'Downtown' KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 |

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Most everybody of a certain age thinks Petula Clark "burst'' on the scene in 1965 with the release of "Downtown.' ' Clark began her career as a kid, and was "discovered'' as a 9-year-old singing songs to comfort those at a BBC radio program during a bombing raid during the German blitzkrieg of World War II.


  17. Larry Kehres won big at Mount Union and in life -- Terry PlutoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 |

    I thought about that when hearing about Kehres being inducted in to the National College Football Hall of Fame. He enters with such big names as Peyton Manning, Marshall Faulk, Danny Ford and Steve Spurrier.


  18. Burton D. Morgan Foundation awards $50k grant to Coleman Professional ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 |

    Burton D. Morgan Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to Coleman Professional Services , a non-profit providing behavioral health and rehabilitation programs from crisis intervention to employment programs to residential services in eight Northeast Ohio counties. The grant is the final $50,000 award the Morgan Foundation made to area organizations as part of its 50th anniversary celebration.


  19. Kent mother indicted in 3-month-old daughter's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 |

    A Portage County grand jury says a Kent mother should face involuntary manslaughter and other charges in the death of her 3-month-old daughter. Samantha Knisley, 22, is also charged with reckless homicide and endangering children in the Sept.


  20. Ohio Solar tours this weekend, more than 50 sites includedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 |

    Energy independence and less costly energy are two of the themes of the 17th annual Green Energy Ohio fall solar tour this coming weekend. There are guided tours and open houses in Greater Cleveland, Akron, Kent and Oberlin featuring solar electric arrays, battery backup systems, solar thermal systems to heat water and "passive solar" systems to add heat to a home.


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