Wednesday, 14 March 2018 14:49

AUDIO: After #Enough Walkout, What's Next?

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Thousands of students across the country walked out of their classrooms Wednesday morning to call for a variety of school safety measures in the wake of the deadly shooting in Parkland, Fla. last month. Now that the children have spoken, what will the adults do?Lisa Mansfield, member of the Akron…
Monday, 05 March 2018 16:24

AUDIO: Jasen's Running The Akron Half Marathon

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For the last three years, I've been the announcer for several of the Akron Children's Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series events. It's become something I look forward to every year, but there has always been one thing about it that has been awkward for me: I've never actually run a…
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 00:38

AUDIO Mary Taylor, Cory Booker Talk FL Shooting

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Since the school shooting Wednesday in Parkland, Fla. that claimed the lives of 17 people, many people are searching for a solution to the problem of gun violence. But the political debate over mass shootings is often approached with cynicism after years of gridlock on the issue. Lt. Gov. Mary…
Friday, 02 February 2018 14:48

AUDIO: Head of NPF Responds To Racers Controversy

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It's been a week of turmoil in professional fastpitch softball. The future of the Akron Racers has been questioned after the removal of General Manager Joey Arrietta and reports that majority owner Craig Stout has partnered with a Chinese group to bring in a group of players from China to…
Monday, 22 January 2018 17:18

AUDIO: CF Mayor Walters Talks Front St., Howe Ave.

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Cuyahoga Falls is about to open a new main road while preparing to make major changes to another. Front Street in Downtown Cuyahoga Falls will open to traffic for the first time on February 3 after decades as a pedestrian mall. Mayor Don Walters says the first vehicles on the…
Monday, 22 January 2018 16:54

AUDIO: How You Can Get In On The eBay/Akron Deal

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Akron and Warren will be the pilot cities for a new eBay program aimed at helping brick and mortar businesses expand via the e-commerce site. The "Retail Revival" program will provide 20-40 Akron small businesses with resources and training to help them use eBay. Business owners interested in applying for…
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 14:24

AUDIO: Tony Mansolino Named RubberDucks Manager

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There's a new head Duck in Akron. The Cleveland Indians named Tony Mansolino the new manager of the Akron RubberDucks in an announcment released Wednesday. Mansolino, who served as the RubberDucks' hitting coach in 2015, has spent the last two seasons managing Indians single-A affiliate Lake County (2016) and advanced-A…
Thursday, 11 January 2018 14:42

AUDIO Husted/Helle Discuss Voter Suit

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Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted appeared on the Jasen Sokol Show Thursday to talk about being named in a lawsuit regarding the trimming of voters from the rolls. Oak Harbor Mayor Joe Helle, who was removed from the voter rolls, also spoke about the issue with Jasen.   For…
Saturday, 06 January 2018 14:01

PHOTOS: Fans Protest Browns at 0-16 Parade

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The bitter cold Cleveland weather didn't deter several thousand disgruntled Browns fans from converging outside FirstEnergy Stadium to show their displeasure with the 2017 season at the Perfect Season Parade 2.0. Cleveland Police estimated the crowd at 2,500 to 3,200 people with no arrests made. Dozens of trucks and party…
Monday, 11 December 2017 15:09

AUDIO: Downtown Akron Plan Unveiled

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The City of Akron and the Downtown Akron Partnership have unveiled their Downtown Akron Vision and Redevelopment Plan. It's a comprehensive plan to overhaul Downtown Akron, with the addition of street-level retail, business, residences, and infrastructure designed to connect the current hotspots of Downtown while maintaining the historic character of…
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