Weekly Roundup: July 4 to July 11, 2014

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Weekly Roundup gathers the top 3 news and 3 sports stories of the week. Here are the stories you don't want to miss:

News

Kent negotiates for police station properties (with gallery)

Kent may have to use eminent domain powers to acquire properties near or along College Avenue where its new Safety Administration Building will be constructed in the future.

Trial in Christmas Day murder in Windham Township starts this week

Joseph E. Thorton, 49, is charged with murder, an unclassified felony, as well as one count each of tampering with evidence and obstructing justice, both third-degree felonies.

A festive fourth in Portage County (with gallery)

People in the Portage area marked a festive Fourth of July under sunny skies Friday, with crowds turning out for community celebrations in Aurora, Hiram, Stow and Newton Falls.

Sports

Bill White's Twin Star Lanes to host benefit for Ravenna crash victim Jordan Berry

On July 19, the bowling family will come together to participate in a benefit at Bill White's Twin Star Lanes for Jordan Berry of Ravenna.

Windham's Mike's Construction, Rootstown DeAngelis reach Ravenna Hot Stove H League District Finals

Windham Mike's Construction pounded out 15 hits in just four innings in downing Edinburg Gruver 14-1 in an H League semifinal game of the Ravenna District Hot Stove Tournament at Volunteer Park on Sunday.

Retiring Ravenna Athletic Director Dave McBee will always be a 'Ravenna kid'

At 9-years old in a Ravenna neighborhood on the west end of town, Dave McBee accepted his first job, claiming his own newspaper delivery route.

 

 

 

 

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