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  1. Sanders Tells Ohio Millennials This Election Will Determine If Billionaires Get It AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 18 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Hillary Clinton's surrogates hit Ohio in a big way this weekend. They included Bernie Sanders, who appeared on campuses in Akron and Kent to make the case for his primary supporters to embrace Clinton.

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  2. Ohio Secretary of State Accused of Ignoring Thousands of VotersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 6 | WKSU-FM Kent

    A Democratic critic of the Republican Secretary of State says he's ignoring thousands of Ohio voters by not including them in the batch of 7 million absentee ballot applications he sent out last week. Rep. Kathleen Clyde of Kent says Secretary of State Jon Husted is not sending applications to a group of registered voters that he's singled out as "inactive".

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  3. Northeast Ohio Regional Airports are Security Gateways for RNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Fifty-thousand people, including 15,000 members of the media, are expected for the Republican National Convention . Many will arrive aboard an estimated 750 private and charter flights expected for the event.

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  4. Akron's Stalled "Lock 4" Redevelopment Could Be Underway -- Or Looking For a New Partner -- By JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | WKSU-FM Kent

    "Lock 4" is an area downtown encompassing several buildings near the Akron Civic Theater . The city and Kent-based Main Street Partners announced a plan in 2008 to redevelop the area for mixed-use, but the recession and the departure of Mayor Don Plusquellic are among the reasons the project has been delayed.

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  5. First Congregational Church of Akron Is Hosting an Interfaith Vigil with Muslim, LGBT CommunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Members of the faith and LGBT communities will gather tonight at the First Congregational Church of Akron to remember the victims of last week's mass shooting in Orlando. The event includes representatives from the Islamic Society of Akron and Kent, the Akron Interfaith Council and several local LGBT groups.

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  6. Ohio's Golden Week of Voting is Back, at Least for NowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | WKSU-FM Kent

    A federal judge says an Ohio law eliminating the week in which voters can both register and vote is unconstitutional. Democrats challenged the change GOP lawmakers made in 2014.

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  7. Pluto: You Might Want to Start Paying Attention to the Akron/Kent State RivalryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Men's college basketball heats up on Friday when Kent State and Akron face each other in the first of two games between the rivals in as many weeks. Akron is in first place in the Mid-American Conference East Division with Kent State two games behind.

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  8. EPA: 10 of 14 Ohio Water Systems Fail to Notify Residents of Lead Contamination in Timely MannerRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2016 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Top headlines: Kent officers back to work after being cleared in fatal December shooting; Chelsea Clinton campaigns in Cleveland today for her mother while Gov. Kasich campaigns in Michigan; Registration deadline to vote in Ohio's March presidential primary looms EPA: 10 of 14 Ohio water systems fail to notify residents of lead contamination in timely manner A new report by the Ohio EPA shows that 10 of 14 water systems in the state failed to properly issue advisories about lead contaminated waters to residents. The document shows that most of the systems serve less than 100 people in places where they don't rely on the system for primary means of water.

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  9. Kent professor is being investigated by the FBI for alleged ties to ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Here! Now! Imperative: not to be avoided: necessary. In a typical week, the show will cover not only all the big news stories, but also the stories behind the stories, or some of the less crucial but equally intriguing things happening in the world.

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  10. Kent activists protest 'the language of hate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | WKSU-FM Kent

    The Takeaway is a national morning news program that invites listeners to be part of the American conversation. Hosts John Hockenberry and Celeste Headlee, along with partners The New York Times, BBC World Service, WNYC, Public Radio International and WGBH Boston, deliver news and analysis and help you prepare for the day ahead.

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  11. Husted says it's up to lawmakers to switch to online voter registrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | WKSU-FM Kent

    The Takeaway is a national morning news program that invites listeners to be part of the American conversation. Hosts John Hockenberry and Celeste Headlee, along with partners The New York Times, BBC World Service, WNYC, Public Radio International and WGBH Boston, deliver news and analysis and help you prepare for the day ahead.

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  12. Pluto: How Terry Bowden took Akron from 1-11 to bowl champsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | WKSU-FM Kent

    The University of Akron won its first ever bowl game on Tuesday, following its first winning season in a decade. The University of Akron football team won a first-ever bowl game yesterday, 23-21 over Utah State.

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  13. Kent police kill a man they say was wielding a macheteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Four Kent City police officers are on paid leave after fatally shooting a man overnight they said was charging them, wielding a machetes. Kent police chief Michele Lee told reporters today that the Portage County Sheriff and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation are investigating the shooting of 25-year-old Douglas Yon. 1 comment

  14. Northeast Ohio group wants to send food waste to farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Abbe Turner, of Lucky Penny Farm, is aiming for zero-food waste when she makes cheese in this circa-1955 300-gallon vat. A program to re-use nutrient-rich food waste is underway in Northeast Ohio, and it could affect the way both animals and people eat.

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