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The Columbus Dispatch
Hard Rock closing Cleveland locationcompany will focus efforts in the market on the Hard Rock Cafe at Northfield Pa
Hard Rock closing Cleveland location
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 hours ago
company will focus efforts in the market on the Hard Rock Cafe at Northfield Park and Hard Rock Rocksino in nearby Summit County. The brand’s Northfield Park horse track location opened in 2013 and marked Hard Rock International’s... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Crews battling several fires across Utahabout 290 acres 2 miles east of Currant Creek Reservoir. The fire is 49 percent
Crews battling several fires across Utah
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 13 hours ago
about 290 acres 2 miles east of Currant Creek Reservoir. The fire is 49 percent contained. The Outlook Fire is burning on about 70 acres near the top of Henry’s Fork in Summit County. Fire officials do not list a containment percentage for the f... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Eyewitness of North Pond drowning reflects on suicide and healing (column)McChesney’s body had been recovered from North Pond after an exhaustive, pain-s
Eyewitness of North Pond drowning reflects on suicide and healing (column)
Summit Daily News / Posted 14 hours ago
McChesney’s body had been recovered from North Pond after an exhaustive, pain-staking, and, at times, frustrating search by Summit County Search & Rescue. A search had commenced days earlier, moments after Scot took his life just before 5 p.m. on... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Find alpine serenity hiking the Oh-Be-Joyful Trail near Crested Buttebackpacking trip to several trailheads along Kebler Pass Road. The Raggeds Wil
Find alpine serenity hiking the Oh-Be-Joyful Trail near Crested Butte
Summit Daily News / Posted 15 hours ago
backpacking trip to several trailheads along Kebler Pass Road. The Raggeds Wilderness is about 150 miles from central Summit County and there are several possible approaches during the summer season. Head west on Interstate 70 to Glenwood... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Summit County’s ladies of the nighther job, if she survived the hazards of the profession. Suicide became so commo
Summit County’s ladies of the night
Summit Daily News / Posted 16 hours ago
her job, if she survived the hazards of the profession. Suicide became so common that it barely made the newspapers. The Summit County Journal on Oct. 16, 1886, noted: “It is reported one of the frail sisters of the town tried to shuffle off this... Read more
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Summit Daily News
This week in Summit County history: Breckenridge fans storm LeadvilleThis week in history as reported by the Summit County Journal 100 years ago, th
This week in Summit County history: Breckenridge fans storm Leadville
Summit Daily News / Posted 17 hours ago
This week in history as reported by the Summit County Journal 100 years ago, the week of July 25-29, 1916. One hundred fifty enthusiastic Breckenridge boosters went to Leadville by special train Sunday, according to Agent Martin Waltz who sold the... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Medina County road work update for July 23, 2016 — The Medina County Gazettestate Route 162, from U.S. Route 42 to state Route 94 (excluding the state Rout
Medina County road work update for July 23, 2016 — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted yesterday
state Route 162, from U.S. Route 42 to state Route 94 (excluding the state Route 3 overlap) and from state Route 94 to the Summit County line, will have daily intermittent lane closures starting Monday as part of a maintenance project. One lane of... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Jibs, jumps and Torstein Horgmo at the Woodward Copper summer snow park (photos)They were surrounded on all sides by dry grass and green, uncovered mountains,
Jibs, jumps and Torstein Horgmo at the Woodward Copper summer snow park (photos)
Summit Daily News / Posted yesterday
They were surrounded on all sides by dry grass and green, uncovered mountains, like a surreal dreamscape in the heart of Summit County. [blockquote class=”instagram-media” data-instgrm-captioned data-instgrm-version=”7” style=” background:#FFF;... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Wildflowers are popping off, best places in Summit County to view themwildflowers are all over the mountains right now, but some places in Summit Cou
Wildflowers are popping off, best places in Summit County to view them
Summit Daily News / Posted yesterday
wildflowers are all over the mountains right now, but some places in Summit County are better than others if you want to get your flower fix this season. Mid- to late July is usually the best time to see blooms in all of the High Country areas. In... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Summit Daily editor’s column: End the silence around suicideseen the thin veil that separates the will to live from a desire for death. Me
Summit Daily editor’s column: End the silence around suicide
Summit Daily News / Posted yesterday
seen the thin veil that separates the will to live from a desire for death. Mental health has to remain a priority for the Summit County community. Consider the drowning at North Pond as a wake-up call. Ben Trollinger is the managing editor of the... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Life On Two Wheels: Around the world with Christina McGrath of Swell Fit LivingEditor’s note: For countless Summit County residents, a bicycle is more than a
Life On Two Wheels: Around the world with Christina McGrath of Swell Fit Living
Summit Daily News / Posted yesterday
Editor’s note: For countless Summit County residents, a bicycle is more than a machine — it’s a lifestyle. Every week during the summer, we’ll ask our most adventurous residents, “Where has your bike taken you?” Christina McGrath is a master at... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Summit County Bike Guide: Penn Gulch Grind preview (SUMMIT COUNTY — The monsoon will make this one interesting. On July 27, race N
Summit County Bike Guide: Penn Gulch Grind preview (
Summit Daily News / Posted yesterday
SUMMIT COUNTY — The monsoon will make this one interesting. On July 27, race No. 4 of the Summit Mountain Challenge bike series comes to Pennsylvania Gulch, where singletrack, double-track and the occasional paved road take riders through the... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Editor’s picks: Summit County’s best bets for the weekendweekend to go camping, hike amongst the wildflowers or get caught up on house c
Editor’s picks: Summit County’s best bets for the weekend
Summit Daily News / Posted yesterday
weekend to go camping, hike amongst the wildflowers or get caught up on house chores. There are plenty of areas around Summit County that are popping off right now with wildflowers, and it’s one of the best points of the season to go check them... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Volunteers, sponsors make Portage Lakes Pirates Days a successat the event were the Scottish American Club, Friess Welding, Purple Martin Clu
Volunteers, sponsors make Portage Lakes Pirates Days a success
The Suburbanite / Posted yesterday
at the event were the Scottish American Club, Friess Welding, Purple Martin Club, Maps Air Museum, Akron Coin and Jewelry, Summit County Library and GASP (Grandparents against Sexual Predators) and Best Cuts.Volunteer boat drivers were Mr. Tom Fry,... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Lake more council defeats measure to fund water rate studyto speak about the property to potential investors.Temporary libraryCouncil app
Lake more council defeats measure to fund water rate study
The Suburbanite / Posted 2 days ago
to speak about the property to potential investors.Temporary libraryCouncil approved a proclamation asking for the Akron-Summit County Public Library Committee to select a temporary library location in the Tri-County Plaza. Cole and Justice said... Read more
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CBS Denver
Crews Search For Missing Camper From AvonAvon started at first light Friday with still no sign of the man. Grand County
Crews Search For Missing Camper From Avon
CBS Denver / Posted 2 days ago
Avon started at first light Friday with still no sign of the man. Grand County Search and Rescue teams called divers from Summit County Search and Rescue to the remote area where the man and his friend were camping in Gore Canyon along the... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side Neighborhood Watchof her children was making unwanted, harassing phone calls to her. She said she
South Side Neighborhood Watch
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 2 days ago
of her children was making unwanted, harassing phone calls to her. She said she speaks to him, but only about the children. Summit County Sheriff’s Office deputies contacted the man, who stated he was homeless, and they advised both parties to... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Local officials respond after spike in overdosesto get a sample of the drug to compare what was found at some of the sites wher
Local officials respond after spike in overdoses
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 2 days ago
to get a sample of the drug to compare what was found at some of the sites where overdoses were reported, Ball said. The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office was able to confirm the drug was what was found locally. Edwards said this week the... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Akron getting new municipal courthouseMalek Oldfield. She said the court’s need for a new building has been discussed
Akron getting new municipal courthouse
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 2 days ago
Malek Oldfield. She said the court’s need for a new building has been discussed by city officials for the past 30 years. Summit County Public Health moved out of the Morley building in late 2014, and the building has been vacant since then,... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side News & Notesmissing swimmer recovered COVENTRY — On July 15 at about 9:45 a.m., a crew tha
South Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 2 days ago
missing swimmer recovered COVENTRY — On July 15 at about 9:45 a.m., a crew that included the Coventry Fire Department, the Summit County Water Rescue Team, Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Summit County Sheriff’s Office located the body of... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Area delegates heading to Democratic conventioncampaign has really made the future voters of our country pay attention to some
Area delegates heading to Democratic convention
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 2 days ago
campaign has really made the future voters of our country pay attention to some very serious issues.” Other delegates from Summit County are Akron City Councilwoman Tara Mosley-Samples (D-Ward 5), state Rep. Emilia Sykes (D-District 34) and... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Trustees decline grant funds for bank stabilization projectat our priorities, and we decided to pass on this,” he said. “Also, flooding is
Trustees decline grant funds for bank stabilization project
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 2 days ago
at our priorities, and we decided to pass on this,” he said. “Also, flooding issues have been alleviated some since Summit County lowered the dam.” According to township officials, the dam, which feeds into the Tuscarawas River, was... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Coventry placing two levies on November ballotrenewal of a 0.95-mill levy and an increase of 2.05 mills for five years, accor
Coventry placing two levies on November ballot
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 2 days ago
renewal of a 0.95-mill levy and an increase of 2.05 mills for five years, according to official election results from the Summit County Board of Elections. In the March Primary Election, 51 percent of voters voted against the same ballot... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Springfield Schools officials say it's renewal or cuts for districtresidents can vote on Aug. 2 in their precinct or vote early via mail by reques
Springfield Schools officials say it's renewal or cuts for district
The Suburbanite / Posted 2 days ago
residents can vote on Aug. 2 in their precinct or vote early via mail by requesting a ballot or by going to the Summit County Board of Elections on Grant Street in Akron. For more information, visitwww.summitcountyboe.com.A Facebook page... Read more
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Salem News
JUVENILE COURTto escape detention while doing yard work, running into the woods where the tee
JUVENILE COURT
Salem News / Posted 2 days ago
to escape detention while doing yard work, running into the woods where the teen was tracked by a K-9 and apprehended. A Summit County child was cited on May 27 for allegedly failing to submit to the reasonable control of his guardian, by being... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Summit County Rescue group saves hiker who fell near Keller PeakAt about 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19, the Summit County Rescue Group was cal
Summit County Rescue group saves hiker who fell near Keller Peak
Summit Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
At about 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19, the Summit County Rescue Group was called to assist a hiker who had fallen near the summit of Keller Peak. Four men were hiking the peak when one of them took a slide down a very steep slope and came to a stop... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Breckenridge Brewery maintains identity after beer behemoth buyoutand most successful craft breweries. But how has this sale affected the brewer
Breckenridge Brewery maintains identity after beer behemoth buyout
Summit Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
and most successful craft breweries. But how has this sale affected the brewery? More specifically, how has it affected Summit County’s own local brewpub? “A lot hasn’t changed up here,” said Jimmy Walker, head brewer at the Breckenridge... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Akron man gets life in prison for killing live-in girlfriendAKRON, OHIO - Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh confirms that Michael
Akron man gets life in prison for killing live-in girlfriend
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
AKRON, OHIO - Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh confirms that Michael Huguley, 36, of Akron, was sentenced to life in prison for stabbing Jasmine Williams to death. Huguley was living with the 31-year-old Williams at the time. The couple... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Coventry prepares to get keys for new high schoolproperty at this present time.The township has applied for the property to be a
Coventry prepares to get keys for new high school
The Suburbanite / Posted 3 days ago
property at this present time.The township has applied for the property to be a part of the side lot program through the Summit County Land Bank. If approved, the township could then own the property due to the back taxes, and then possibly... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Summit Daily’s top stories of the dayis a member of Park County's Search & Rescue Group, volunteering to help locate
Summit Daily’s top stories of the day
Summit Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
is a member of Park County's Search & Rescue Group, volunteering to help locate missing persons in the woods and on bodies of water. The two assisted Summit County authorities this week in pinpointing the site of a body at Silverthorne's North... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side Real Estate News & NotesBy Staff WriterLand bank awarded additional $6.4 million GREATER AKRON — The S
West Side Real Estate News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
By Staff WriterLand bank awarded additional $6.4 million GREATER AKRON — The Summit County Land Bank has received an additional $6.4 million in funding as part of the Ohio Housing Finance Agency’s (OHFA) Neighborhood Initiative Program (NIP), a... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Grace Park event designed to bring hope and healingSurrender tent that will provide attendees with an opportunity to clear up warr
Grace Park event designed to bring hope and healing
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
Surrender tent that will provide attendees with an opportunity to clear up warrants and child-support issues through the Summit County and Akron Municipal courts. The event also will feature free food, bounce houses and giveaways for... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side Neighborhood WatchBy Staff WriterSUMMIT COUNTY REPORTS WEST AKRON: Burglaries were reported in t
West Side Neighborhood Watch
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
By Staff WriterSUMMIT COUNTY REPORTS WEST AKRON: Burglaries were reported in the 800 block of South Hawkins Avenue July 6; the 400 block of Barwell Street July 8; the 300 block of Madison Avenue July 12; the 1000 block of Diagonal Road July 15; the... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Human trafficking a local issueof this horrific issue. The crime of human trafficking is akin to modern-day s
Human trafficking a local issue
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
of this horrific issue. The crime of human trafficking is akin to modern-day slavery and is happening right here in Summit County. For the past year, I have been involved with the Summit County Collaborative Against Human Trafficking... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Black elected officials saddened by incidentsBy Letter to the Editor To the editor: The Black Elected Officials of Akron/S
Black elected officials saddened by incidents
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
By Letter to the Editor To the editor: The Black Elected Officials of Akron/Summit County are deeply saddened and disturbed by the incidents of violence [recently] in Louisiana, Minnesota and Texas. Our collective sense of grief seems nearly... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
NAMI celebrates anniversary, awardeesevent’s awards and recipients included: √ Professional of the Year — Dr. Dougl
NAMI celebrates anniversary, awardees
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
event’s awards and recipients included: √ Professional of the Year — Dr. Douglas Smith; √ Advocate of the Year — Summit County Executive Russ Pry; and √ Lifetime Achievement — Helen Reedy. Also during the meeting, Pry presented NAMI... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Bath trustees reject fact-finding reportfor property and liability insurance for the township for $75,868. Beth Kuckuc
Bath trustees reject fact-finding report
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
for property and liability insurance for the township for $75,868. Beth Kuckuck, children’s program coordinator at the Summit County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board, gave a presentation on Summit Kids Month taking place... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side News & Noteswere Brenna Herman, of the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority; Karen Hrdlicka
West Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
were Brenna Herman, of the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority; Karen Hrdlicka, of Mature Services; Francis Ladd, of Summit County Department of Job and Family Services; Susan Sigman, of Direction Home/Area Agency on Aging; and Connie Swain,... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Delegates, safety forces fill Clevelandwith protestors and helping to direct them, making sure the streets are safe,”
Delegates, safety forces fill Cleveland
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
with protestors and helping to direct them, making sure the streets are safe,” she said. Thirty officers from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office also were working in a variety of capacities, according to Inspector Bill Holland, such as on... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Akron getting new municipal courthouseMalek Oldfield. She said the court’s need for a new building has been discussed
Akron getting new municipal courthouse
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
Malek Oldfield. She said the court’s need for a new building has been discussed by city officials for the past 30 years. Summit County Public Health moved out of the Morley building in late 2014, and the building has been vacant since then,... Read more
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Summit Daily News
High Gear: Eldo fly-fishing sunglasses from Native Eyewearget really dark — but it never hurts to have options. Both of these friends lik
High Gear: Eldo fly-fishing sunglasses from Native Eyewear
Summit Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
get really dark — but it never hurts to have options. Both of these friends like to see clearly, no matter what conditions Summit County throws at them, and I get that. It’s the difference between enjoying a run or letting one seemingly small... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Specially trained dogs played important role in North Pond recoveryWhen a bulletin goes out on a missing person or a potential death, Summit Count
Specially trained dogs played important role in North Pond recovery
Summit Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
When a bulletin goes out on a missing person or a potential death, Summit County law enforcement knows the first step is to call in the big dogs. Particularly in the early goings of a disappearance case, canines trained to track human scent are a... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Maple syrup with a Breckenridge bourbon flairhe said. “I tell them it is bourbon without the burn,” he said. Burton and hi
Maple syrup with a Breckenridge bourbon flair
Summit Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
he said. “I tell them it is bourbon without the burn,” he said. Burton and his golden elixir are likely familiar to some Summit County residents. He has participated as a drop-in vendor at both the Breckenridge Sunday Market and the Dillon... Read more
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Summit Daily News
High altitude baking: Berry buckle (recipe)and Next Page Bookstore in Frisco), is a chef instructor with CMC’s Culinary In
High altitude baking: Berry buckle (recipe)
Summit Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
and Next Page Bookstore in Frisco), is a chef instructor with CMC’s Culinary Institute. Her recipes have been tested in her Summit County kitchen and, whenever necessary, altered until they work at our altitude. Contact her at veradawson1@gmail... Read more
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Vail Daily
Summit County coroner rules North Pond drowning as suicide, IDs bodyThe Summit County Coroner has positively identified the person who drowned at N
Summit County coroner rules North Pond drowning as suicide, IDs body
Vail Daily / Posted 3 days ago
The Summit County Coroner has positively identified the person who drowned at North Pond in Silverthorne after throwing himself off a paddleboard on Sunday, July 17. Coroner Regan Wood confirmed Wednesday afternoon what the Silverthorne Police... Read more
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Herald Sun
Conspiracy theory gains steamhigh in the air. But the Democratic voice can also be heard in Cleveland this w
Conspiracy theory gains steam
Herald Sun / Posted 3 days ago
high in the air. But the Democratic voice can also be heard in Cleveland this week. One group of over 100 members, the Summit County Progressive Democrats, is taking the opportunity to communicate their message this week while Cleveland and the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Trump conspiracy theory gains steamhigh in the air. But the Democratic voice can also be heard in Cleveland this w
Trump conspiracy theory gains steam
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
high in the air. But the Democratic voice can also be heard in Cleveland this week. One group of over 100 members, the Summit County Progressive Democrats, is taking the opportunity to communicate their message this week while Cleveland and the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Tensions escalate: ‘We’re not all crazy’drastically outnumbered and not nearly as loud, their presence can certainly be
Tensions escalate: ‘We’re not all crazy’
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
drastically outnumbered and not nearly as loud, their presence can certainly be felt. One group of over 100 members, the Summit County Progressive Democrats, is taking the opportunity to communicate their message this week while Cleveland and the... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Summit County coroner rules North Pond drowning as suicide, IDs bodyThe Summit County Coroner has positively identified the person who drowned at N
Summit County coroner rules North Pond drowning as suicide, IDs body
Summit Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
The Summit County Coroner has positively identified the person who drowned at North Pond in Silverthorne after throwing himself off a paddleboard on Sunday, July 17. Coroner Regan Wood confirmed Wednesday afternoon what the Silverthorne Police... Read more
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Vail Daily
Body recovered from North Pond as suicide investigation continuespossibly transpired.” Officials have not identified the person recovered from
Body recovered from North Pond as suicide investigation continues
Vail Daily / Posted 3 days ago
possibly transpired.” Officials have not identified the person recovered from the lake by name — that duty belongs to the Summit County Coroner’s Office — but they have strongly suggested they believe it to be McChesney. Authorities were first... Read more
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