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  1. 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' expands world of Harry PotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 |

    Back in 2016, Hollywood asked this question: Will Harry Potter fans support a movie set in that wizarding world but lacking Harry, Hermione and Ron? The answer came when that year's "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" conjured up $814 million in worldwide box office magic. Those numbers were proof that we're still wild about Harry, and eager for more movies about J.K. Rowling's universe.


  2. A woman told police she was sexually assaulted Thursday morning by a man wearing a mask.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 |

    Kent police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a woman while she was walking Thursday morning on a street on the city's west side, police say. A woman told police she was walking about 8 a.m. along Holly Drive between the Holly Park Apartments and Horning Road when she was confronted by an unknown man wearing a mask, Kent police Lt.


  3. Kent's classy comic con, a NEW new Wonder WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 |

    Artist, and Kent resident, P. Craig Russell, breaks down pages from his work at Kent Comic Arts Festival Saturday, Nov. 8, at Kent State University. KENT, Ohio -- The Kent Comics Art Festival on Saturday, Nov. 10, is not one of those big, showy comic conventions.


  4. Bank wants Franklin Township to pay Brady Lake Village debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 |

    Definitely not in Franklin Township which absorbed the village after the residents of this municipality in Portage County, near Kent, voted to disincorporate in 2017. According to Ann Hanna, one of the three Franklin Township trustees, and Lise Russell, township fiscal officer, a loan that Brady Lake arranged with Hometown Bank, of Kent, in 2004 has come back to bite them.


  5. Two of region's oldest businesses, Billow and Bissler funeral homes, have mergedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 |

    Billow Funeral Homes & Crematory in Summit County announced Thursday that it has bought the assets of Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory in Portage County. Under the sale, which was finalized Aug. 1, Billow will retain all the employees of Bissler, and the Bissler name will remain in place across Bissler's Portage County operations, said Nathanael Billow.


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

    Aug 27, 2018 |

    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.


  7. 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.


  8. 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.


  9. 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.


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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.


  13. 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.


  14. 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.


  15. 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.


  16. 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.


  17. 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."


  18. 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.


  19. 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.


  20. 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.


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