Weekly Roundup: Jan. 3 - Jan. 9, 2014

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Weekly Roundup gathers the top 5 news and sports stories of the week every Friday. Here are the stories you don't want to miss:

NEWS:

Woman allegedly shoots at man in Ravenna residence

Police: Kiyana M. Oneal, 22, jailed on felony assault charge for firing .22-caliber handgun at Anthony D. Lewis, 27. Lewis is a convicted felon forbidden from possessing firearms; both also charged with possessing a stolen cellphone.

Warming centers open in Portage, government offices close in response to arctic weather

While many government offices are shutting down in response to frigid weather descending on the area, several warming centers are opening up.

Kent State University names new president

Kent State University has announced the name of its new president: Dr. Beverly J. Warren.

Mantua PD seeks hit/skip witnesses

Mantua police are looking for witnesses to a hit/skip incident that happened about 7:54 a.m. Wednesday on S.R. 44, just north of Canada Road.

Atwater man indicted on drug, weapons, sex charges for incidents at Flamingo Hotel

An Atwater man recently was indicted by a Portage County grand jury on charges that he sold marijuana out of a Waterloo Road motel, possessed a weapon despite being a convicted felon and committed a sexual assault while being investigated by the Portage County Drug Task Force -- all within a two-week span in June.

SPORTS:

Ex-Southeast standout QB Sean Fisher serves as defensive intern for Ohio State

As the Ohio State Buckeyes take the field tonight at the Orange Bowl in Miami, a former local athlete with coaching aspirations will help lead the Scarlet and Gray into battle against the Clemson Tigers.

Kent State works to find positive in current state of M.A.C. Center.

In the third part of a series, staff writer Alan Moff addresses M.A.C. Center issues impacting Kent State men's basketball game attendance.

Kent State attempts to balance fan experience vs. revenue building

In the third part of a series, staff writer Alan Moff addresses marketing, advertising and promotion issues surrounding Kent State men's basketball game attendance.

Tom Nader's 3rd annual All-Glue Guy Team

In basketball, a box score cannot tell you everything.

In 2014, it's back to business for PTC wrestling

With the holidays officially in the rearview mirror, it's time to get back to business for Portage Trail Conference wrestling teams.

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