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The Ohio Department of Health is confirming FIVE COVID-19 cases in the state as of Thursday afternoon's update.  With that, Dr. Amy Acton, Director of the ODH, says they believe that about one percent of the state's population, or roughly 100-thousand people are infected with coronavirus. "We know now, just…
Thursday, 12 March 2020 17:14

Coronavirus:K-12 School Closings Start Monday

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has announced that due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, he has ordered that all kindergarten through 12th grade schools close for a period of several weeks.   Beginning at the conclusion of the school day on Monday, March 16, all K-12 schools will close to students through…
Thursday, 12 March 2020 11:29

Summit County Issues Statement on COVID-19

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Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro has issued the following statement on the COVID-19 coronavirus and the measures the county is taking to ensure the safety of its residents:  As County Executive, my number one priority is the safety and well-being of my staff, the clients we serve, and the 541,000…
Thursday, 12 March 2020 10:07

Latest COVID-19 Patient from Canton

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The Ohio Department of Health has confirmed Ohio's fourth case of COVID-19 coronavirus is in Stark County. The patient is reportedly a man in his mid-50's from Canton and is described as the first example of "community spread" COVID-19 in Ohio. That is to say that this patient has not…
Tuesday, 10 March 2020 17:12

KSU Also Cancelling Classes:Coronavirus

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Kent State University joining University of Akron, and Ohio State University, cancelling face to face classes as a result of the Coronavirus. They're shifting to online learning. Official details here: Kent State University has provided a new update to its students, faculty and staff in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)…
Tuesday, 10 March 2020 16:58

UA Cancels Classes: Coronavirus

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The University of Akron has cancelled classes for the rest of the week, while they put plans in place to continue with online instruction in response to the possible spread of COVID 19 Coronavirus. Here is their release with more information: Dear Members of The University of Akron Community, In…
Tuesday, 10 March 2020 11:12

Coronavirus Precautions Ahead of State Primary

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With the announcement of three Ohioans that have been confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 coronavirus, concerns are mounting from several fronts, including among registered voters in the state looking forward to the March 17th state primary.  Secretary of State Frank LaRose updating the public Tuesday on the latest precautions…
Thursday, 05 March 2020 10:10

Coronavirus: Local Experts Weigh In

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Ray Horner talks with a number of local experts on how the Novel Coronavirus-COVID-19, is affecting people across the globe, what we're doing about it here in our area, and what we can expect moving forward. Dr. Terry O'Sullivan, Associate Professor; Director, Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy…
Thursday, 05 March 2020 09:05

A Flood Fix for Barberton?

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The City of Barberton is known for a lot of things... Chicken... The Magics... Flooding. That last one, Mayor Bill Judge says, is something they hope to fix. Hear his ideas in the interview with the Ray Horner Morning Show below:   
Thursday, 05 March 2020 05:32

Summa Opens 24-Hour Coronavirus Hotline

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If you've got questions about the coronavirus, Summa Health has answers. They've opened up a 24-hour call center to address community questions and concerns. The number to call is 234-867-6314. They've also posted a video with up to the minute information about the virus: https://view.vzaar.com/21318894/player. You can also check with the U.S. Centers…
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 05:24

CAUGHT: Robbery Duo Arrested in Madison Township

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Two Akron-area fugitives are in custody after leading police on a high-speed chase Tuesday morning. Shaun Phipps and Ashleigh Mayfield were spotted in a Wal Mart parking lot in Madison Township. Phipps was behind the wheel and took off. Highway Patrol eventually deployed spike strips. The duo was wanted in connection to two armed…
Tuesday, 03 March 2020 10:28

Summit Co. Judge Self-Quarantines After Italy Trip

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Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge Alison McCarty and her husband are self-quarantined for the next two weeks after returning from Italy late last month. Hear her talk more about that with the Ray Horner Morning Show: 
Monday, 02 March 2020 11:34

UA President Releases Statement on Coronavirus

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University of Akron President Dr. Gary Miller has released the following statement on coronavirus planning and prevention:  As the coronavirus situation develops, I want to assure you the University is monitoring the situation closely and taking the necessary steps to hopefully prevent an outbreak here and make preparations in case…
Monday, 02 March 2020 11:03

Ravenna Sanctuary Looking For Homes For Pigs

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Looking to adopt a pot belly pig? Well, the Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary says they've got a surplus. The Ravenna-based sanctuary is taking to social media looking to find loving homes for some of their pig population:  "We are at capacity for pot belly pigs. We are unable to help shelters and…
Thursday, 27 February 2020 11:31

Police: Woman Stabbed Live-In Boyfriend

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An Akron woman was arrested after a fight with her live-in boyfriend Wednesday night.  Just after 11 p.m., Akron Police were called to a home in the 20 block of Royal Place. When police arrived, they found the 42-year-old male victim with a stab wound to his chest.  The victim…
Wednesday, 26 February 2020 10:34

UPDATE: Satirical Site Behind Sheeran Hoax

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Update: It's come to my attention that the story regarding the Ed Sheeran church hoax... is a hoax!!  The Portsmouth, Ohio Official page has become known for tricking the public, like when they posted the story about the Travis Tritt impersonator back in May.  The page has officially been outed…
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