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Akron Police Department will soon have access to two different speed-detection technologies, but will not be expanding their use of unmanned traffic enforcement cameras. [Read More]
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Akronites with noisy dogs can rest a little easier after City Council scrapped legislation that would have increased fines and imposed possible jail time for... [Read More]
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Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh hosted a forum on Tuesday at the House of the Lord Church in South Akron to allow officials to... [Read More]
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Old Trail School and Countryside, formerly Countryside Conservancy, have launched the "Farm Project," designed to teach and inspire students while supporting a sustainable local food... [Read More]
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Akron is offering free two-hour parking downtown to keep people coming to the businesses affected by construction of the $31 million Main Street Corridor project.... [Read More]
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When City Council reconvenes Oct. 15, members are expected to resurrect talks about possibly expanding the use of unmanned traffic cameras to catch speeders. ... [Read More]
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Two of the region's oldest family-owned businesses have merged. Billow Funeral Homes & Crematory in Summit County has purchased the assets of Bissler & Sons... [Read More]
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The LeBron James Family Foundation is selling some of the basketball star's game-worn athletic shoes to raise money to support the I Promise program. With... [Read More]
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The Akron Police Department has been awarded nearly $1 million to create a team to investigate sexual assault cold cases. The department doesn't have the... [Read More]
Tags: Akron - cold - cases
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Emily Mueller, whose maternity photos went viral last year because they showed her covered with more than 20,000 bees, is back with a new maternity... [Read More]
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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber CO. has named Darren R. Well as its chief financial office... [Read More]
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The Mayor's Youth Leadership Council, formerly Akron Peacemakers, was awarded a $10,000 grant from the U.S. Conference of Mayors to fund a financial literacy program... [Read More]
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Teen violence in the vicinity of an Akron convenience store has prompted one City Council member to publicly call for the store to be closed,... [Read More]
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The International Soap Box Derby is launching the first Veterans Appreciation Day at Derby Downs in Akron. The Soap Box Derby is partnering with Sam's... [Read More]
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The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is bringing the 404-ton historic Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive back for its annual Steam in the Valley event. On... [Read More]
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Akron City Council voted Monday to deny a zoning change that would allow a homeless encampment to continue in the city's Middlebury neighborhood. But... [Read More]
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Akron-based Signet Real Estate Group has been hired to lead the design phase for Kent State University's College of Business Administration, which is the centerpiece... [Read More]
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Officials looking to remove the Gorge Dam have moved the project another step closer to reality. As part of phase 2 of the four-part project,... [Read More]
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A portrait series by Akron photographer Shane Wynn celebrating Akron's immigrants will debut in North Hill on Friday. [Read More]
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The Victim Assistance Program Inc. has been designated Summit County's sole provider of mental-health support if a large-scale crisis, violence or tragedy affects the schools... [Read More]
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