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Richard Rogers: ‘Tragedy at the Akron Art Museum’

UPDATE:In an email to employees Tuesday, May 19, the Akron Art Museum announced director Mark Masuoka's resignation effective immediately. Board member Jon Fiume will step in as interim. He's a local arts advo...

Summit County unites to advocate for the elderly

by Allyson Smith As people age and need more help managing their health and day-to-day lives, their family members often turn to nursing homes and assisted living facilities. But many families wonder whethe...

Home in Akron | A crash course in squatters' rights

Killing time between the morning pick up and afternoon drop off Tuesday, Laura Speaks parked her school bus and hopped on Facebook. An advertisement flashed on her cell phone for a used side-by-side Kenmore...