Tuesday, 09 May 2017 20:30

AUDIO: Nan Whaley Launches Gubernatorial Bid

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The large field of contenders for Governor got larger Monday with the announcement that Nan Whaley will run for the office. Whaley, who has served as Mayor of Dayton since 2014, joined Jasen on Tuesday to talk about why she decided to run, some of the issues she'll run on,…
Tuesday, 09 May 2017 20:24

AUDIO: Jon Husted Joins Race For Governor

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The 2018 gubernatorial race is heating up as another Republican contender has entered the race. Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced his candidacy late Saturday night with a video posted to his social media accounts. On Monday, he joined Jasen to talk about his decision to run for Governor…
Saturday, 06 May 2017 08:24

AUDIO: Kentucky Derby Picks From The Experts

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It's the first Saturday in May, and that means it's time for the Run for the Roses. 20 horses will go to the post at what is expected to be a rainy Churchill Downs for the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby. Classic Empire is the favorite at 4-1, but…
Maurice Clarett knows what it's like to be on the inside. He's using that experience to try to reform the system. Clarett, who helped Ohio State to the 2002 BCS National Championship while a running back for the Buckeyes, was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison for…
Monday, 24 April 2017 19:19

AUDIO: Hack N Akron Develops Solutions For City

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A group of tech, business, and design experts spent ten hours Saturday working on some of the pressing issues facing Akron. By the end of the Hack N Akron hackathon, participants had developed branding for Akron neighborhoods including logos and websites, assembled an online booking system for rooms in Akron's…
Tuesday, 18 April 2017 19:21

AUDIO: Akron Proposes Medical Marijuana Rules

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With the state licensing process about to get underway for Ohio's medical marijuana facilities, the City of Akron is getting ready to implement rules of its own. A package of rules unveiled Monday would keep medical marijuana facilities at least 500 feet from any Akron school, park, playground, library, or…
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 10:51

AUDIO Indians, Fans Pumped For Opener

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Cleveland Indians Communications Coordinator Joel Hammond joined Jasen Sokol live from Booth 6 in Progressive Field to talk about the festivities going on during Opening Day today at Progressive Field as the Indians take on the Chicago White Sox.   Director of Merchandising Karen Fox also joined Booth 6 to…
Thursday, 06 April 2017 19:17

AUDIO: Akron Introduces New Basketball Coach

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The University of Akron formally introduced John Groce as its new Head Basketball Coach Thursday. Groce, who previously served as Head Coach at Illinois and Ohio, inherits a team that won 27 games in 2016-17 under Keith Dambrot before he left for Duquesne. Groce joined Jasen shortly after his introduction…
Thursday, 06 April 2017 17:14

AUDIO: Rubber Bowl Owner Says He Has A Plan

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Summit County foreclosed on the Rubber Bowl this week, saying stadium ownership group Team1 Marketing owes nearly $200,000 in back taxes. But one of the partners of Team1 says his group has a plan to not only pay off the back taxes, but bring music festivals to the decaying facility.…
Thursday, 30 March 2017 19:51

AUDIO: Clarence Mingo Launches Bid For Treasurer

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Clarence Mingo is the newest person to throw his hat in the ring for the 2018 election. Currently the Franklin County Auditor, Mingo will run for the Republican nomination for State Treasurer. He currently has one opponent in the GOP field, State Rep. Robert Sprague of Findlay. No Democrats have…
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