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  • Ohio Health Strengthens Ebola Traveler Protocols +

    As monitoring for Ohio contacts with now-Ebola free nurse Amber Vinson winds down, the Ohio Department of Health has issued Read More
  • Snowflakes Expected This Weekend +

    We're expecting our first snowfall of the season this weekend with temperatures dropping to around 30 degrees in the Akron Read More
  • UA Freshmen Retention Better +

    The University of Akron is seeing a payoff with efforts to retain students. The retention rate among first-time, full-time Freshmen Read More
  • VIDEO: A Bite Around Town +

    Not only is the paintbrush sitting on the counter in the back of the shop edible, but the attention to Read More
  • AUDIO Buchtel Band: Size Does Not Matter +

    How can a marching band have a list of instruments that is longer than its list of members? That's what Read More
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