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  • Gov. Kasich makes a record number of vetoes in the state budget

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  • Akron council committee recommends Forney for its opening

    By a vote of 4-1, a special Akron council committee is recommending DeAndre Forney fill the at-large slot for the next five months. Akron City Council is expected to appoint its newest member tonight .

  • Despite low jobless rates, advocates say poverty is on the rise in Ohio

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  • Kasich prepares to sign Ohio's GOP budget

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  • Census shows NE Ohio population continues to dwindle

    The latest Census shows the population of Northeast Ohio is shrinking, trending older and remains predominently white. But there are some significant exceptions.

  • In the Region

    Despite a light rain that fell on Kent, contractors began the job of demolishing two pieces of Kent history last week. Contractors from Continental Building Systems started demolition June 17 at the former City Hall Annex, which had housed city offices on the lower level and a business incubator on its upper level.

  • New Aurora High School principal 'excited' about new opportunity

    As a history teacher at Solon High, he launched an advanced placement program for European history. He also started a mock trial club and coached football.

  • 'A Little Night Music' lights up Porthouse stage

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  • Man charged in case of Ravenna grocery store heroin overdose

    A Portage County man has been indicted on three felony charges after allegedly providing the dose of heroin that killed a Ravenna man after he used it inside a grocery store bathroom on April 17. A Portage County grand jury on Brian T. Woods, 26, currently incarcerated in the Portage County jail, on one count each of involuntary manslaughter, a ... (more)

  • Demolition of Kent City Hall annex begins

    Contractors for Continental Building Systems began the process of demolishing the former Kent City Hall annex on North DePeyster Street in Kent.

  • Letter: Kelly's Grief Center appreciates support of fundraiser

    We had more than 200 runners and walkers and we were blessed with a beautiful day. Many enjoyed the post run breakfast as we awarded the prizes.

  • Akron making plans to dredge Lake Rockwell to improve drinking water

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  • Area project will create 15-20 jobs

    "Star of the West Milling Company is making a major investment in the city of Willard with the construction of a new flour mill facility which includes a six-story flour mill capable of producing 10,000 cwts for flour per day including wheat cleaning, sorting, grinding and separating equipment and internal bin storage for finished flour; a pre-engineered food grade warehouse with a bagging area to bag flour into 50-pound and 100-pound bags and a two-story office area; a slip form four-pack wheat silo holding 265,000 bushels of wheat and two steel silos each holding 190,000 bushels of wheat including legs and conveyors for loading and unloading wheat; driveways, parking, and loading/unloading areas and necessary infrastructure," Knapp said.

  • Voting is fundamental right that shouldn't be thwarted: State Representative Kathleen Clyde

    Guest columnist State Rep. Kathleen Clyde represents the 75th Ohio House District in Portage County. She is a former election official and a noted expert in election law.

  • Landmarks recall industrial boomtown era in Ravenna

    The drive into Ravenna from the south along Prospect Street provides a good reminder of the rise of manufacturing in Ravenna and its years as an industrial boomtown.

  • Keller Williams Chervenic Realty part of global community service initiative

    Keller Williams associates across the globe may have taken the day off on May 14, but it was not a day of rest. Associates with Keller Williams Chervenic Realty choose to "Give Where They Live" as part of RED Day, the company's annual day of service, dedicated to renewing, energizing, and donating to their local communities.

  • Realtors host 35th senior citizens dance

    The Portage County Association of Realtors and Affiliates once again hosted and served at the 35th annual Vintage Venture Senior Citizens dinner and dance on May 10. Theodore Roosevelt High School in Kent grants us the use of their facility each year.

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