Wednesday, 18 November 2015 18:48

AUDIO: Local Reps Address Refugee Crisis

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One of the biggest debates in the wake of the deadly terror attacks in Paris has been whether to accept refugees from Syria. The governors of 32 states have asked the federal government to not place Syrian refugees in their states, and there is speculation that Republicans in Congress may…
Sunday, 15 November 2015 11:31

Football Playoff Venues - Week 13

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It's the third round of the high school football playoffs, and nine local teams have made it this far. Here's a look at who and where they will be playing in week 13: Division I, Region 1 (Saturday, 7:00 p.m.) #2 Stow-Munroe Falls vs. #3 Lewis Center Olentangy at Mansfield…
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 19:46

AUDIO: What's Next In The Plane Crash Investigation?

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Investigators descended on Ellet Tuesday in the wake of the plane crash that killed nine people aboard a Hawker H25 jet headed for Akron Fulton Airport. Former FAA investigator Jeff Rich says the National Transportation Safety Board is conducting what is called the "field phase" of the investigation, which could…
Sunday, 08 November 2015 14:18

Football Playoff Venues Announced

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Here's a look at who and where the remaining local high school football teams will play in the second round of the Ohio High School Athletic Association football playoffs. Division I, Region 1 (Saturday, 7:00 p.m.) #2 Stow-Munroe Falls vs. #7 Solon at InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field at The…
Thursday, 05 November 2015 17:27

UA Sex Assault Survey

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The University of Akron is sharing results of a survey about sexual assaults. The survey of over 3,300 students says nearly seven percent of all students, and over 10 percent of female students, reported that they were forced to have sexual contact without consent. That includes time before they came…
Monday, 02 November 2015 18:20

AUDIO: Akron Mayoral Candidates Make Final Pitch

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In less than 24 hours, the polls will open for Akronites to elect their first new long-term mayor in nearly three decades. Republican candidate Eddie Sipplen and Democratic candidate Dan Horrigan talked to The Jasen Sokol Show about their experiences on the campaign trail, the sewer issue, and who they…
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 14:52

Meet the Candidates: Akron Municipal Court

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Dave Lombardi and Jon Oldham are running for the Akron Municipal Court bench currently occupied by Lombardi. Both candidates talked to Jasen about their qualifications and their ideas for the court.
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 14:43

Meet the Candidates: Stow Muni Court Clerk

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The race for Stow Municipal Court clerks has been among the most hotly contested local races of the year. Democrat Diana Colavecchio, independent Kevin Coughlin, and Republican Don Robart all sat down with Jasen to talk about their ideas for the court and the highly negative tone of the campaign.
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 17:43

Akron Independent Candidate Bill Melver Lays Out Vision

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The two major party candidates for Akron mayor squared off in a debate this week. There's another candidate who wasn't there - Bill Melver, who is running as an independent in November against Democrat Dan Horrigan and Republican Eddie Sipplen. Melver says he wants to help stem Akron's population loss…
The University of Akron has announced a new two-year partnership with the Akron Civic Theatre and Playhouse Square to present the Broadway in Akron series. The university says the shows will be presented as scheduled. The Broadway in Akron series begins with "The Producers" on November 3rd. UA VP of…
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