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Emery County Progress
Rocketeers from around the world gather in Green River - June 28, 2016Akron, UCLA, West Virginia, Missouri S and T, a team from India and all the way
Rocketeers from around the world gather in Green River - June 28, 2016
Emery County Progress / Posted 5 hours ago
Akron, UCLA, West Virginia, Missouri S and T, a team from India and all the way from Cedar City, Southern Utah University. The University of Akron has an outreach program. This year the team reached out to Central Hower High School in Akron. They... Read more
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Akron Zips
Adam Najem Set to Return to Zips for Senior SeasonAKRON, Ohio - The University of Akron men's soccer team will enter the 2016 cam
Adam Najem Set to Return to Zips for Senior Season
Akron Zips / Posted 5 hours ago
AKRON, Ohio - The University of Akron men's soccer team will enter the 2016 campaign as one of the favorites to capture the Zips' second national title and the squad will do so this fall led by the return of senior captain Adam Najem (Clifton,... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Consumers Bank names Minick CCOfill this critical position with an internal candidate of Dan’s caliber,” said
Consumers Bank names Minick CCO
The Alliance Review / Posted yesterday
fill this critical position with an internal candidate of Dan’s caliber,” said Lober. Minick has 25 years of credit and lending experience at regional and community banks in northeast, Ohio. A graduate of the University of Akron, he resides in S... Read more
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Akron Zips
Zips Conclude Efforts at USATF Junior Outdoor ChampionshipsUSATF JUNIOR TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS CLOVIS, Calif. - The Univers
Zips Conclude Efforts at USATF Junior Outdoor Championships
Akron Zips / Posted yesterday
USATF JUNIOR TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS CLOVIS, Calif. - The University of Akron track and field team was well represented at the USATF (USA Track and Field) Junior Outdoor Championships this past weekend with four Zips competing for... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
A look at Hillary Clinton's economic plan as she makes another stop in Ohiotrack, according to a poll conducted for Ohio media outlets and led by the Ray
A look at Hillary Clinton's economic plan as she makes another stop in Ohio
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
track, according to a poll conducted for Ohio media outlets and led by the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at the University of Akron.” On the countdown: 134 days until the general election. ICYMI, Josh Mandel edition: “Carly Fiorina... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Few Ohio Christians name poverty as top political concern, poll findsand May by the Center for Marketing and Opinion Research in Akron for the Ray C
Few Ohio Christians name poverty as top political concern, poll finds
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
and May by the Center for Marketing and Opinion Research in Akron for the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at the University of Akron has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3 percentage points. Whether poll respondents were... Read more
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The Suburbanite
YEAR IN REVIEW, PART 2: Winter, spring sports bring thrills for local athletes400 in Division III. n Burkhart added to a successful month and junior season b
YEAR IN REVIEW, PART 2: Winter, spring sports bring thrills for local athletes
The Suburbanite / Posted 2 days ago
400 in Division III. n Burkhart added to a successful month and junior season by verbally committing to play football for the University of Akron, giving the Comets a Division I scholarship recruit for the third straight season.n The state track... Read more
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Akron Zips
Four Zips to Represent Akron at USA Swimming Olympic TrialsAKRON, Ohio - The University of Akron will have a Mid-American Conference-best
Four Zips to Represent Akron at USA Swimming Olympic Trials
Akron Zips / Posted 2 days ago
AKRON, Ohio - The University of Akron will have a Mid-American Conference-best four swimmers competing on swimming's biggest stage as the Zips will be represented by freshmen Ragen Engel (Springfield, Ohio) and Madison Myers (Akron, Ohio) and seniors... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ohio voters unhappy, cynical, poll findstrack, according to a poll conducted for Ohio media outlets and led by the Ray
Ohio voters unhappy, cynical, poll finds
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
track, according to a poll conducted for Ohio media outlets and led by the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at the University of Akron. Some of the respondents answered open-ended questions with open exasperation: “Neither of the... Read more
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Salem News
Defining our rights that come with ‘unalienable’to attack the Bill of Rights should be immediately removed from office. Area r
Defining our rights that come with ‘unalienable’
Salem News / Posted 2 days ago
to attack the Bill of Rights should be immediately removed from office. Area resident Jack Loesch, a longtime teacher at the University of Akron, provide his views in an occasional column. Read his website at www.TorchnFork.info. He may be... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
What the Brexit vote means for youquo. That’s true in this country as well.” John Green, director of the Ray C.
What the Brexit vote means for you
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
quo. That’s true in this country as well.” John Green, director of the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at the University of Akron, said both England and the United States appear to be embracing a heavily nationalistic rhetoric. In... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side News & NotesLakes Career Center (PLCC) Board of Education approved a one-year agreement reg
South Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 4 days ago
Lakes Career Center (PLCC) Board of Education approved a one-year agreement regarding a memorandum of understanding with The University of Akron (UA) to establish a partnership that will create fire safety and educational service hubs at the... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Akron police planning for RNCgoing to attend U.S. Department of Homeland Security training in Alabama prior
Akron police planning for RNC
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 4 days ago
going to attend U.S. Department of Homeland Security training in Alabama prior to the convention. Nice added that dorms at The University of Akron are expected to house law enforcement personnel coming to the area to assist with RNC... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
LeBron brings party home to Akronwho had huge impacts on his life were on hand, Dru Joyce of Akron St. Vincent-S
LeBron brings party home to Akron
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 4 days ago
who had huge impacts on his life were on hand, Dru Joyce of Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary High School and Keith Dambrot of the University of Akron, who coached James as a freshman at St. V. Joyce spoke about the Cavs facing what looked like an... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
LeBron James enjoys hero’s homecoming in Akron — The Medina County Gazettewho had huge impacts on his life were on hand, Dru Joyce of Akron St. Vincent-S
LeBron James enjoys hero’s homecoming in Akron — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
who had huge impacts on his life were on hand, Dru Joyce of Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary High School and Keith Dambrot of the University of Akron, who coached James as a freshman at St. V. Joyce spoke about the Cavs facing what looked like an... Read more
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ESPN
'Kid from Akron' celebrated in hometown feteLarry O'Brien Trophy. "I remember like it was yesterday when we had the welcom
'Kid from Akron' celebrated in hometown fete
ESPN / Posted 4 days ago
Larry O'Brien Trophy. "I remember like it was yesterday when we had the welcome home celebration and I walked inside of the University of Akron football stadium and all you guys was there when I decided to come back," James said. "And that roar... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
DAP announces changes to Akron Art Prizereceive $1,000 each. Organizers said the Akron Art Prize continues to foster s
DAP announces changes to Akron Art Prize
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 5 days ago
receive $1,000 each. Organizers said the Akron Art Prize continues to foster student artists through partnerships with The University of Akron (UA) and Kent State University (KSU). UA will underwrite any UA student or collaborative group entry... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Porthouse opens season with �Sister Act�are available by calling 330-672-3884. David Ritchey has a Ph.D. in communicat
Porthouse opens season with �Sister Act�
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 5 days ago
are available by calling 330-672-3884. David Ritchey has a Ph.D. in communications and is a professor of communications at The University of Akron. He is a member of the American Theatre Critics Association and the Cleveland Cr... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Akron police planning for RNCgoing to attend U.S. Department of Homeland Security training in Alabama prior
Akron police planning for RNC
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 5 days ago
going to attend U.S. Department of Homeland Security training in Alabama prior to the convention. Nice added that dorms at The University of Akron are expected to house law enforcement personnel coming to the area to assist with RNC... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Highland Square resident to serve as RNC delegatewith Buckingham, Doolittle and Burroughs. He attended Bennington College in Ver
Highland Square resident to serve as RNC delegate
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 5 days ago
with Buckingham, Doolittle and Burroughs. He attended Bennington College in Vermont and then earned a law degree from The University of Akron. This is the first time Simon has had the chance to be a delegate. He was a supporter of Ohio Gov.... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Grand Junction Rockies recap, June 22, 2016agent contract with the Rockies and will arrive in Grand Junction today. Valek
Grand Junction Rockies recap, June 22, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
agent contract with the Rockies and will arrive in Grand Junction today. Valek started his college baseball career with the University of Akron, but transferred with immediate eligibility when the baseball program was discontinued after the 2015... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
23 Big Dreams: Lamar Dampiera new Akron Public School student and his or her career aspirations each week.
23 Big Dreams: Lamar Dampier
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 5 days ago
a new Akron Public School student and his or her career aspirations each week. With a tuition and fees scholarship from The University of Akron, the commitment of college has changed their personal goals and their expectations for their futures.... Read more
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Akron Zips
Akron Swimming and Diving Named 2016 CSCAA Scholar All-American TeamAKRON, Ohio – The University of Akron swimming and diving team was named a Coll
Akron Swimming and Diving Named 2016 CSCAA Scholar All-American Team
Akron Zips / Posted 6 days ago
AKRON, Ohio – The University of Akron swimming and diving team was named a College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America Scholar All-American team for the 2016 spring semester. "Once again, congratulations to our Lady Zips swimmers and... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Acme Fresh Market reflects on the past, looks toward the futureAlbrecht opened his first Acme store at the corner of Buchtel, Summer and Cente
Acme Fresh Market reflects on the past, looks toward the future
The Suburbanite / Posted 7 days ago
Albrecht opened his first Acme store at the corner of Buchtel, Summer and Center streets. This area now the center of the University of Akron campus. Albrecht was known by many as just "The Mister." The average Acme store in 1891 was only 440... Read more
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The Suburbanite
North Canton City Schools new superintendent already hard at workfrom Capital University and a Masters from West Virginia University.His princip
North Canton City Schools new superintendent already hard at work
The Suburbanite / Posted 7 days ago
from Capital University and a Masters from West Virginia University.His principal and superintendent licensures are from the University of Akron. He is a Baldridge Examiner and has been trained in Ohio’s Partnership for Excellence.Wendorf and his... Read more
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Salon.com
LeBron James, hometown hero: What the King and his championship mean to Clevelandis sponsored by the LeBron James Family Foundation and which will provide some
LeBron James, hometown hero: What the King and his championship mean to Cleveland
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
is sponsored by the LeBron James Family Foundation and which will provide some 2,300 kids eventual full scholarships to the University of Akron, he writes monthly messages to his sixth grade mentees and signs off, “Your friend.” An excerpt from... Read more
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Akron Zips
Jordan Armstrong Named to Women’s Volleyball StaffAKRON, Ohio — The University of Akron head women's volleyball coach Tom Hanna a
Jordan Armstrong Named to Women’s Volleyball Staff
Akron Zips / Posted 8 days ago
AKRON, Ohio — The University of Akron head women's volleyball coach Tom Hanna announced the hiring of Jordan Armstrong as an assistant coach on Monday, June 20. His hiring is pending approval by the University's Board of Trustees. "I'm excited to... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Salem native offers medical assistance during Orlando tragedySalem High School, but finished at Cardinal Mooney, graduating in 2006. He comp
Salem native offers medical assistance during Orlando tragedy
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 9 days ago
Salem High School, but finished at Cardinal Mooney, graduating in 2006. He completed a six-year combined degree program at the University of Akron and NEOMED (Northeast Ohio Medical University), earning his bachelor's of science degree and medical... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Salem native saw firsthand toll of terrorSalem High School, but finished at Cardinal Mooney, graduating in 2006. He comp
Salem native saw firsthand toll of terror
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Salem High School, but finished at Cardinal Mooney, graduating in 2006. He completed a six-year combined degree program at the University of Akron and NEOMED (Northeast Ohio Medical University), earning his bachelor's of science degree and medical... Read more
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Salem News
Salem native serves with Orlando trauma teamSalem High School, but finished at Cardinal Mooney, graduating in 2006. He comp
Salem native serves with Orlando trauma team
Salem News / Posted 9 days ago
Salem High School, but finished at Cardinal Mooney, graduating in 2006. He completed a six-year combined degree program at the University of Akron and NEOMED (Northeast Ohio Medical University), earning his bachelor's of science degree and medical... Read more
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ESPN
Scars and all, Cleveland fans get on board with Cavsthose thoughts must be managed. "I think this is his way of dealing with [pres
Scars and all, Cleveland fans get on board with Cavs
ESPN / Posted 10 days ago
those thoughts must be managed. "I think this is his way of dealing with [pressure]," Dambrot said from his office inside the University of Akron arena. Dambrot coached James in his first two years of high school and has remained close to him ever... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side News & Notesas a magistrate judge in Cleveland. Stevenson received his bachelor’s degree i
South Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 11 days ago
as a magistrate judge in Cleveland. Stevenson received his bachelor’s degree in 1983 and his law degree in 1992, both from The University of Akron. He is a member of the Summit County Facility Review Board, Akron Bar Association, Ohio State Bar... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Western Reserve Playhouse staging murder mysteryticket information, call 330-620-7314. David Ritchey has a Ph.D. in communicat
Western Reserve Playhouse staging murder mystery
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 12 days ago
ticket information, call 330-620-7314. David Ritchey has a Ph.D. in communications and is a professor of communications at The University of Akron. He is a member of the American Theatre Critics Association and the Cleveland Cr... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side News & Notesas a magistrate judge in Cleveland. Stevenson received his bachelor’s degree i
West Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 12 days ago
as a magistrate judge in Cleveland. Stevenson received his bachelor’s degree in 1983 and his law degree in 1992, both from The University of Akron. He is a member of the Summit County Facility Review Board, Akron Bar Association, Ohio State Bar... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
LeBron James Foundation updates APS boardinclude an elementary, community and now secondary LAB, with the news last summ
LeBron James Foundation updates APS board
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 12 days ago
include an elementary, community and now secondary LAB, with the news last summer the LJFF entered a partnership with The University of Akron (UA) to offer students who stay with the program from third grade to graduation a full tuition and... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Buckeye Schools superintendent may be leaving — The Medina County Gazetteteacher, has a bachelor’s degree in education from Ashland University and a mas
Buckeye Schools superintendent may be leaving — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
teacher, has a bachelor’s degree in education from Ashland University and a master’s in educational administration from the University of Akron. Before coming to Buckeye, he served as the high school and middle school principal for Wadsworth... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
23 Big Dreams: Julia and Rosina Subbaa new Akron Public School student and his or her career aspirations each week.
23 Big Dreams: Julia and Rosina Subba
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 12 days ago
a new Akron Public School student and his or her career aspirations each week. With a tuition and fees scholarship from The University of Akron, the commitment of college has changed their personal goals and their expectations for their futures.... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
UT extends interim financial chief's contractheld finance positions at the University of Maine, Kent State University, Miami
UT extends interim financial chief's contract
The Toledo Blade / Posted 13 days ago
held finance positions at the University of Maine, Kent State University, Miami University, Georgia State University, and the University of Akron. In a written statement issued on Wednesday, Ms. Gaber heralded Mr. Kelley’s work at UT to stabilize... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
In wake of Orlando tragedy, political divide in U.S. campaign widensview and the people who support Clinton’s view,” said John C. Green, director o
In wake of Orlando tragedy, political divide in U.S. campaign widens
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
view and the people who support Clinton’s view,” said John C. Green, director of the Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at the University of Akron, “have two very different views of the world.” This was especially significant because Mr. Trump, in... Read more
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North Augusta Today
SRS contractor welcomes summer internsMars Hill University, and Meredith College. Also represented are Excelsior Coll
SRS contractor welcomes summer interns
North Augusta Today / Posted 13 days ago
Mars Hill University, and Meredith College. Also represented are Excelsior College in New York, the University of Illinois, the University of Akron, and the Missouri University of Science and Technology. SRR is the liquid waste contactor at SRS for... Read more
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Akron Zips
Eleven Zips Earn All-American Track and Field AccoladesNEW ORLEANS, La. - The University of Akron track and field program reaped the r
Eleven Zips Earn All-American Track and Field Accolades
Akron Zips / Posted 14 days ago
NEW ORLEANS, La. - The University of Akron track and field program reaped the rewards for its efforts during the outdoor campaign this season as 11 Zips garnered United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA)... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Video shows man wanted for exposing himself, assaulting woman in Akronhappened on June 3 at about 5:45 a.m. in the area of Allyn and East Exchange st
Video shows man wanted for exposing himself, assaulting woman in Akron
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 15 days ago
happened on June 3 at about 5:45 a.m. in the area of Allyn and East Exchange streets. That’s right by the campus of the University of Akron. Police said a man exposed himself to the victim and grabbed her shoulders as she tried to run away.... Read more
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Akron Zips
Akron NCAA Champion Murphy Embarks on Professional Careerby the Doyle Management Group. Murphy will continue work towards completing hi
Akron NCAA Champion Murphy Embarks on Professional Career
Akron Zips / Posted 15 days ago
by the Doyle Management Group. Murphy will continue work towards completing his degree this year while training at the University of Akron in preparation for upcoming Olympic Trials with the hopes of qualifying for the 2016 Olympics in Rio... Read more
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Akron Zips
Zips’ Football Game at Wisconsin to Kick Off at 3:30 ET on BTN2016 Season Tickets AKRON, Ohio — The University of Akron football team travel
Zips’ Football Game at Wisconsin to Kick Off at 3:30 ET on BTN
Akron Zips / Posted 15 days ago
2016 Season Tickets AKRON, Ohio — The University of Akron football team travels to Wisconsin on Sept. 10 for a 3:30 p.m. ET game at Camp Randall Stadium. The Big Ten Network will televise the game. The Zips will play on national television a... Read more
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NBA.com
LeBron can do little to change your view of his Finals legacychanged." No one should doubt his sincerity in trying to uplift kids in his ho
LeBron can do little to change your view of his Finals legacy
NBA.com / Posted 15 days ago
changed." No one should doubt his sincerity in trying to uplift kids in his hometown, with the partnership he forged with the University of Akron last year to fund scholarships for 1,000 at-risk students to go to the school, starting in 2021.... Read more
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Bleacher Report
LeBron Says Winning Title Wasn't Main Reason He Returned to CavaliersWindhorst of ESPN.com noted in August of 2015 that James "announced that [the L
LeBron Says Winning Title Wasn't Main Reason He Returned to Cavaliers
Bleacher Report / Posted 15 days ago
Windhorst of ESPN.com noted in August of 2015 that James "announced that [the LeBron James Family Foundation] and the University of Akron will sponsor full scholarships for the 1,100 children currently in his I Promise program in Akron,... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Temple Baptist Church in Green offers program for those in needthey have them to get them involved too.Kristen Trowbridge, an active member at
Temple Baptist Church in Green offers program for those in need
The Suburbanite / Posted 16 days ago
they have them to get them involved too.Kristen Trowbridge, an active member at the church and student studying nursing at the University of Akron, occasionally leads the children’s group. On a recent Friday night she taught about how being quick... Read more
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Salem News
United Local honors top students during awards banquetCollege. Zebediah is the son of Richard and Jennifer Zehentbauer of Hanoverton.
United Local honors top students during awards banquet
Salem News / Posted 16 days ago
College. Zebediah is the son of Richard and Jennifer Zehentbauer of Hanoverton. He plans to study engineering at the University of Akron. Abby Snyder presented the United Youth Soccer Association Scholarships for $500 to Rebecca... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Economy rankingswww.ncdced.com/entrepreneur2.0. Manufacturing topics MANSFIELD The Manufactu
Economy rankings
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 16 days ago
www.ncdced.com/entrepreneur2.0. Manufacturing topics MANSFIELD The Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network, MAGNET and the University of Akron will have a program focused on major topics that influence manufacturers and manufacturing markets in... Read more
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The Times Leader
DeLeonardis, Romick captain T-L softball teamnine circuit shots. She scored 29 runs and went down on strikes nine times, com
DeLeonardis, Romick captain T-L softball team
The Times Leader / Posted 16 days ago
nine circuit shots. She scored 29 runs and went down on strikes nine times, compared to 10 walks. She will walk on at the University of Akron. "Tyrah is one of the best athletes I have had the opportunity to coach," Williams said. "Possessing... Read more
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