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Wednesday, 22 March 2023 10:06

Cleveland Guardians Launch Monthly Ballpark Pass

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The Cleveland Guardians announced yesterday that their April 7th home opener is sold out, however if you purchase the newly announced Ballpark Pass you can still attend with a standing-room-only ticket. The just launched monthly Ballpark Pass costs $49 a month and will allow fans to attend any home game…
Tuesday, 21 March 2023 09:58

Teen Flees State Troopers in Canton

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A 17-year-old was arrested in Canton Monday afternoon after fleeing from an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper and crashing his car into a utility pole. The Canton Repository reports that the teen was clocked going 72 miles-per-hour in a 35 mile-per-hour zone. A trooper pursued the boy's car as he fled…
Monday, 20 March 2023 11:04

Debates Scheduled for Akron Mayoral Candidates

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Have a question for Akron’s Mayoral candidates? Now’s your chance to ask them. A public debate on April 12th will feature questions from local residents. The debate will take place at 7pm at the Akron-Summit County Public Library on High Street.  You can submit your questions for candidates in advance…
They were both young women in the prime of their lives; one just 18, the other, 20, when they were last seen alive in Tallmadge, Ohio back in the 1970's. But since then, 18-year-old Karen Bentz of Akron, and 20-year-old Loretta Jean Davis of Brimfield have been the long gone,…
Friday, 17 March 2023 09:21

New Board Game Bar to Open in Akron

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Board games, beer, and coffee--all in a medieval tavern. That’s what you have to look forward to when you visit The Green Dragon in Akron, a board game bar and cafe that's having its grand opening this weekend. The Green Dragon offers more than 750 board games for customers to…
First Responders, including volunteer firefighters, police, and other emergency personnel, can now sign up for training on how to deal with rail disasters. This is in direct response to last month's Norfolk Southern train derailment that resulted in a catastrophic spill of toxic chemicals into the ground, air, and water;…
Thursday, 16 March 2023 08:15

Upper Deck Golf Coming to FirstEnergy Stadium

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Something to look forward to this summer as FirstEnergy Stadium has announced that it will host Upper Deck Golf this June. Upper Deck Golf allows fans the opportunity to play golf inside sports stadiums across the county, hitting balls from the upper deck onto custom greens set-up on the field…
Thursday, 16 March 2023 08:11

Triple Murder Suspect Held Without Bond

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The 58 year old Copley man who has been charged in connection with the murders of three men and the attempted murder of another, is being held in the Summit County jail without bond. That ruling in the case of Elias Gudino, Beacon Journal reports, came from JudgeTodd McKenney, in…
ODOT has announced plans to invest a record 2.5 billion dollars in over 1,000 projects during the 2023 construction season. Much of the funds supporting these projects comes from money allocated to Ohio as a part of the federal Infrastructure and Jobs Act. News 5 reports that this year’s construction will…
Wednesday, 15 March 2023 09:47

Bally Sports Parent Company Files for Bankruptcy

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Diamond Sports Groups, the parent company of Bally Sports, and the largest owner of regional sports networks is filing for bankruptcy.  Bally Sports owns the broadcast rights to 42 professional sports teams, including the Cleveland Guardians. Fox 8 News reports that as a part of its bankruptcy proceedings Bally Sports is…
Drooling. Lethargy. Upper respiratory issues. Anorexia. Those are some of the symptoms suffered by a dog, and some stray cats that died near the toxic train derailment site recently in East Palestine. But, was it because of the chemicals? That's what investigators from the Ohio Department of Agriculture are trying…
The State of Ohio is suing Norfolk Southern Railway in federal court, alleging the company was negligent, and that it broke both state and federal environmental laws when its train derailed and spilled toxic chemicals into the air and water last month in East Palestine. The 58-count civil lawsuit cites…
They're talking chickens in Cuyahoga Falls, specifically; whether or not people who live in single-family residential districts ought to be allowed to have them. Next, the City's Planning Commission will discuss whether or not their General Development Code should be ammended to allow  chickens, which are now only permitted in National Park…
New details are emerging this morning about Friday's grisly and mysterious triple murder in Summit County. The suspect, 58-year-old Elias Gudino of Copley was arrested last week in connection with the murders of two men in Akron, and one man in Copley. One of the charges brought against him was…
Two people arrested in Wadsworth Saturday, as a drag queen storytelling event brought out protestors, supporters, and armed white supremacists.  Hundreds of people filled Wadsworth Memorial Park, as a humanist group put on their “Rock-n-Roll Humanist Drag Queen Story Hour.” The event aimed at children and parents had drawn plenty…
Gas prices fell a little over 12 cents in Akron last week, now averaging $3.24 per gallon. Nationwide, gas prices rose 8 cents, to an average of $3.44 per gallon. GasBuddy.com reports oil prices were lower on weaker outlooks for economic growth, but continued refinery maintenance and the higher cost of…
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