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Tuesday, 11 April 2023 08:52

Ohio Liquor's 2023 Spring Bottle Lottery Underway

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Have a bourbon lover in your life? Ohio Liquor’s 2023 Spring Bottle Lottery is underway and is set to give as many Ohioans as it can a chance to purchase rare, artisan-crafted bourbons, some with a price tag over $1,000. The lottery opened Monday, April 10th at 12:01 am and…
There is a nationwide shortage of home health care workers, at the very same time as the number of elderly people who need them, is increasing. It is due, in part, to the increased need for care brought on by the pandemic, but mostly, according to Abby Morgan, CEO of…
Monday, 10 April 2023 11:32

Metro RTA Board Approves New Reimagined Network

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Changes are coming to Summit County’s Metro RTA, after their Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve plans for the RTA’s new Reimagined Network. Major changes include expanded weekend service, five new high frequency corridors, and 3 new 30-minute routes. Metro RTA has been working on the Reimagined Network since…
A spcial grand jury that will consider whether or not any criminal charges ought to be filed against Akron police in connection with the shooting of Jayland Walker last summer will begin considering evidence today in Summit County Common Pleas Court. Walker is the black man Akron police say shot…
Saturday, 08 April 2023 09:36

Sex, Lies, and Voting Machines

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How far would you go to save your job? Would you lie under oath in a court deposition? Former Fox News Producer, Abby Grossberg did, but then she thought better of it, recanted her story, and sued her employer for both allegedly coercing her to lie, and for sexual harassment.…
City of Akron Planning and Urban Development Director, Jason Segedy, has accepted a new position with the University of Akron, and will start there on May 3. Segedy, who has been with the City since 2016, will be the new project manager for the reimagining of the Polsky Building, which…
A school shooting plan in West Geauga High School was foiled after a student discovered a bullet in a men’s restroom. 3News reports that the discovery of the 9 mm bullet led school officials to review surveillance video, and interview nearly 20 students.  Further investigation led school officials to the suspected…
Cleveland police have arrested a man who is accused of allegedly impersonating a Cleveland police officer and pulling over drivers to rob them.  Since March 7th, there have been at least five incidents of vehicles being pulled over by fake police. Channel 19 news reports that on Tuesday an officer spotted…
      Akron police have arrested a 24 year old suspect they are describing as a serial rapist, and they are asking anyone else who may have been assaulted by him, to contact them now.   Police allege that Reeda looked for women who were walking alone, or with…
Monday, 03 April 2023 09:45

Toys for Tots Donates to East Palestine

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As the cleanup from February’s toxic train derailment in East Palestine continues, the Marine’s Toys for Tots Foundation is looking out for the town's kids. News 5 reports that around $40,000 in toys were donated to East Palestine kids and distributed on Saturday. This after parents raised concerns about the potential…
Akron Community leaders and representatives from the Akron police department will gather at New Hope Baptist Church tonight for a community conversation. This as the city prepares for a grand jury to begin its review of evidence in the police shooting death of Jayland Walker. Topics of discussions tonight will…
Cleveland’s University Hospitals wants to learn more about long COVID and is looking for participants to help.  Long COVID can last for months after an initial COVID infection causing sufferers to experience a myriad of issues including breathing problems, brain fog, and fatigue, among others. News 5 reports that the study…
Monday, 27 March 2023 09:38

Fatal House Fire in Jackson Township

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A fatal house fire in Jackson Township, near Canton, early Sunday Morning. Fire crews arrived at the home just off Everhard Road NW a little after midnight, after receiving a call that the whole home was fully engulfed in flames. Crews initially attempted to quell the fire but quickly transitioned…
  Thousands of people in our area are still without power as a result of Saturday's wind storm, which knocked out electricity for more than 200 thousand customers in First Energy's Ohio service area alone. Our morning show host, Ray Horner, talked to First Energy Senior Communications Representative, Lauren Siburkis about…
Akron Police say they have arrested three juvenile male suspects; two 17 year olds, and one 15-year old, on charges related to carjacking two men in the parking lot of the Lucky Corner Bar on West Waterloo Road on Tuesday, March 21st, and taking off in their Mercedes Benz.Police say…
In preparation for the selection of a grand jury in the Jayland Walker case, the Akron Police Department is joining with other organizations to host a Community Conversation Series. The question and answer session will cover three topics: grand juries and how they work, Akron Police use of force investigations,…
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