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Sep 30, 2016 2:47 PM

Attorney General's Office sues owners of Grandview Memorial Park 1

DeWine: Ted and Myndi Martin allegedly took customers' money, failed to deliver promised headstones, vaults and other merchandise.

By Dave O'brien | Staff Writer
Sep 30, 2016 1:51 PM

Ohio Senate considers tax break legislation 

COLUMBUS -- The state would give tax breaks to companies hiring ex-offenders, investors backing new recording studios and consumers buying energy-efficient appliances, under separate bills being considered in the Ohio Senate.

By Marc Kovac | R-c Capital Bureau
Sep 30, 2016 1:51 PM

Residents warn of IRS scam calls 

Local residents warn of belligerent scammers claiming to be from the IRS.

By Mike Sever | Staff Writer
Sep 30, 2016 11:32 AM

Boil alert along S.R. 14 in Streetsboro lifted 

The water boil alert for residents along the section of S.R. 14 between Deer Meadow Boulevard and the eastern city limitshas been lifted, according to the Streetsboro Police Department. The boil alert was put in place after water had to be turned off along S.

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Portage County weather forecast
Sep 30, 2016 10:17 AM

Portage County weather forecast

Areas of clouds, rain and thunderstorms will be across the Great Lakes, Ohio Valley and Northeast tomorrow. Rain will expand into southern New England. Most of the Southeast and central United States will stay dry and sunny.

Streetsboro chase ends in charges for Hudson man
Sep 30, 2016 9:42 AM

Streetsboro chase ends in charges for Hudson man 

David E. Feathers, 56, who was on probation after serving 9 years in prison for aggravated burglary, felonious assault and domestic violence, charged in Aug. 19 motorcycle chase.

By Dave O'brien | Staff Writer
Car found in Cuyahoga in Kent
Sep 30, 2016 4:00 AM

Car found in Cuyahoga in Kent 

An unoccupied car was removed from the Cuyahoga River Thursday morning, and it was unclear how the vehicle got there, authorities said.

Ravenna students schooled on character
Sep 30, 2016 4:00 AM

Ravenna students schooled on character  1

Students at Brown Middle School in Ravenna are getting in touch with their inner character strengths, thanks to a national school culture grant the school received this summer.

By Diane Smith | Staff Writer
Sep 30, 2016 4:00 AM

Invasive weed pull Wednesday at Kent Bog 

The Kent Bog, a living relic from the Ice Age, now supports the largest, southernmost stand of tamarack in the continental United States. There are over 3,500 tamaracks in the population with many robust seedlings growing among the larger trees.At 10:30 a.m.

Sep 30, 2016 4:00 AM

Husted reassures that Ohio voting system can't be hacked 

COLUMBUS -- Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted reassured voters Thursday that the state's balloting system can't be accessed online, and votes cast in the coming presidential election won't be otherwise switched or discarded by hackers.

By Marc Kovac R-c Capital Bureau
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Sep 30, 2016 4:00 AM

Ohio to raise minimum wage by 5 cents  1

COLUMBUS -- Ohio's minimum-wage workers will see a nickel-per-hour boost to their paychecks come January, state officials announced Thursday.As of Jan. 1, Ohio's minimum wage will increase to $8.15 for non-tipped employees (up from $8.10) and $4.08 for tipped ones (up from $4.

By Marc Kovac R-c Capital Bureau
Sep 30, 2016 4:00 AM

KSU Homecoming coming Saturday 

As Kent State University's Homecoming on Saturday approaches, there is much to look forward to.

By Andrew Bugel | Staff Writer
Sep 30, 2016 4:00 AM

VIDEO: Ohio attorney general launches student debt advisory board 

COLUMBUS -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine launched two new advisory boards Thursday, one aimed at helping businesses protect themselves from hackers, the other focused on collection practices for student debt. Both new panels had their initial meetings in Columbus.

By Marc Kovac R-c Capital Bureau
Ravenna On Display returns
Sep 30, 2016 4:00 AM

Ravenna On Display returns 

Ravenna On Display returns to Ravenna High School Oct. 8, with organizers hoping to attract a more well-rounded group of vendors this year.

By Diane Smith | Staff Writer
Sep 30, 2016 4:00 AM

Kent traffic stop leads to felony drug charges for alleged meth dealer 

Kent police: Ryan P. Pope, 32, of Akron, caught going 40 mph in 25 mph zone on Hudson Road. Search of vehicle reveals large amount of meth allegedly for sale.

By Dave O'brien | Staff Writer
Sep 30, 2016 4:00 AM

Flu clinics scheduled 

With flu season coming on, the Portage County Health District has set its schedule of flu shot clinics.

Streetsboro police seek public's help in identifying two women
Sep 30, 2016 4:00 AM

Streetsboro police seek public's help in identifying two women

Streetsboro police department photo The Streetsboro Police Department is trying to identify the two women pictured here as part of an investigation involving multiple fraudulent prescriptions, it announced Monday.

Sep 30, 2016 4:00 AM

Correction 

An article in Thursday's edition about county political races had the opponents switched in two races. Republican Lori Calcei is vying with Democrat Renee Howe-Aboul for Portage County Recorder. And Republican Tia Paoloni is vying with Democrat Jill Fankhauser for Portage County Clerk of Courts.

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Sep 30, 2016 4:00 AM

Special meeting on Palmyra fire levy is Monday 

Palmyra Township Trustees and members of the Palmyra Fire Department are hosting a special meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the fire station at 3956 S.R. 225.

Former KSU professor gets prison term for meeting teen boy, 15, for sex
Sep 30, 2016 4:00 AM

Former KSU professor gets prison term for meeting teen boy, 15, for sex 

Willie Harrell, 45, who taught English at KSU from 2003 until August 2015, also labeled a sex offender.

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