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Saturday, 02 January 2016 17:08

Local Ski Resorts Look to Capitalize on Colder Temperatures

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Ohio Residents unexpectedly are experiencing warmer weather in the months of November and December, but the people at Boston Mills Brandywine are thanking mother nature for the recent drop in temperatures. Boston Mills Brandywine product manager Ricky McMullen said with the recent cold front; crews have been able to get…
Sunday, 03 January 2016 09:50

Media Groups Combine For Political Coverage

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Once again, Ohio finds itself at the forefront of national politics and a key battleground state for the 2016 Presidential race. Because Ohio is rich in delegates and an opportunity to use the diverse state to hone a political message, 30 media organizations across the state are banding together to…
Sunday, 03 January 2016 10:00

Bottom Line: We're Disgusted With Politics

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For politicians who want to win, polls can hold valuable information. But some of the latest polling on politics shows a trend any politician would do well to fear: we are simply fed up with how far down the process seems to have fallen. The Rubber City Radio Group is…
Saturday, 02 January 2016 07:38

Who's Going Sunday?

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The Browns-Steelers game to close out the 2015 season has plenty riding on the line: for the Steelers, it's still playoff hopes. For the Browns, it's hopes of the top draft pick and the fate of the front office. Apparently fans are picking up on this; either Browns fans still…
Friday, 01 January 2016 12:13

AUDIO It's Dan, Not Don: Horrigan Sworn In

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New Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan wasted little time reinforcing the tone he'll set at Akron City Hall -- even though the swearing-in ceremony was a formality, given he'd been mayor since midnight. Akron's fourth mayor this year, following the tumult of the resignation of long-term Mayor Don Plusquellic, short-term Mayor…
Thursday, 31 December 2015 12:20

U.S. Marshal Pushes 10 Still-Most-Wanted

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The U.S. Marshal is carrying over 10 of the "most wanted" fugitives from 2015 who weren't nabbed through the work of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force. The list includes violent felons wanted on a host of charges, including the shooting of a three-year old, individuals charged with murder,…
Thursday, 31 December 2015 11:47

Historic Akron Building Scene of Fires

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No injuries were reported but a pair of fires this morning at an Akron landmark sent heavy smoke wafting across West Akron on the last day of the year. The first blaze was reported just after 1:30 this morning and firefighters quickly put out the flames originating in the kitchen…
Thursday, 31 December 2015 11:39

Help For Holiday Drivers

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Holiday travel means the battle against distracted driving goes into high gear. The Ohio Turnpike has gotten thousands to take a pledge to drive cell-phone free, and they could win a gas gift card. Lt. William Wiertz with the Ohio State Highway Patrol says of all the distractions behind the…
It's now official from the Browns - quarterback Johnny Manziel has been diagnosed with a concussion, which puts him in the NFL's concussion protocol. Coach Mike Pettine says Manziel reported concussion-like symptoms this morning. Further details -- like when he was injured -- were not released, though the team says…
Wednesday, 30 December 2015 11:28

Project Blue Light Shines

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Project Blue Light is moving closer to reaching its goal in Summit County to distribute 10,000 blue lights in honor of service members in the community. Rob Winebrenner, the father of fallen Akron police officer Justin Winebrenner, launched the project in November. "We have more people that want the bulbs,…
While the decision to not indict police officers in the fatal shooting of 12 year-old Tamir Rice has stirred up intense emotions, protests remained peaceful....but the volume was definitely up. That was the case at the Justice Center in downtown Cleveland, where dozens gathered Tuesday afternoon, making their message heard,…
Tuesday, 29 December 2015 11:07

January Marks Penguin Palooza At Akron Zoo

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If you like penguins, January is the month for you. The Akron Zoo is holding "Penguin Palooza" every Saturday and Sunday in January. The zoo says you can enjoy penguin craft and you'll be able to feed the penguins for $3. The zoo's 17 endangered Humboldt penguins are used to…
Monday, 28 December 2015 13:13

Picture-Snapping Murder Witness

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Most of us can count blessings that we'll never witness a murder, so we don't know exactly how we would react. Do you keep your head together and immediately call for help, attempt to save a life?  Do you just scream or cry?  Do you stop to take some pictures?…
Monday, 28 December 2015 12:30

West Point Market Says Goodbye

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The shelves at Akron's West Point Market, once stocked with gourmet foods and specialty items, now sit empty. "It's a bit of a shock." said West Point Market CEO Rick Vernon. "As long as I've been here they've always been full. Now they're empty." Whole Foods will soon be replacing…
A 32-year-old man is dead after authorities say he barricaded himself inside a Coventry Township home Sunday night. Summit County Sheriff's Inspector Bill Holland said Ryan Perkins of New Franklin was found with what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head after a four-hour standoff. "Our dispatch…
Sunday, 27 December 2015 11:56

One Dead After Five-Car Crash In Medina County

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Police are investigating a fatal five-car crash in Medina County on Interstate 71 left one person dead and another injured early Sunday morning. The Medina Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 3.30 a.m. just south of State Route 18 and shut down all lanes…
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