Akron Beacon Journal

Akron Beacon Journal

Get comprehensive news coverage of the Akron area and Northeast Ohio from the Akron Beacon Journal. Find full stories and the latest developments at Ohio.com.

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October 2, 2019 4 min
Good morning. It’s Wednesday, October 2nd. I’m Crystal Orren, and here’s your local news from the Akron Beacon-Journal and Ohio.com. You’ll see clouds and sunshine today. It’ll be humid with a high of 85 and a low of 63. Tonight will be cloudy, when you can expect a shower or thunderstorm. Our top story is: It was a historic day yesterday for the Akron-Canton region. The temperature reached 91 degrees at Akron-Canton Airport at 2:1...
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Good morning. It’s Thursday, September 5th. I’m J.B. Chen, and here’s your local news from the Akron Beacon-Journal and Ohio.com. We will get plenty of sunshine today, with a high of 76 and a low of 54. Our top story is: The Ohio Department of Health said yesterday that 3 cases of a pulmonary illness related to vaping have been confirmed in the state. Another 11 cases are under investigation. Dr.
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September 4, 2019 4 min
Good morning. It’s Wednesday, September 4th. I’m Crystal Orren and here’s your local news from the Akron Beacon-Journal and Ohio.com. Expect intermittent clouds today, with a high of 76 and a low of 54. Our top story is: The city is tweaking the timing and marketing of a new grant program for smaller businesses, after interest fell flat this year.
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September 2, 2019 5 min
Good morning. It’s Monday, September 2nd. I’m Crystal Orren and here’s your local news from the Akron Beacon-Journal and Ohio.com. There will be thunderstorms this morning, with partial clouds for the rest of the day. The high will be 79 degrees and the low will be 60. Our top story is: Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has asked a federal court to stop a landmark opioid trial from proceeding in October, a move Summit County Executi...
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August 30, 2019 5 min
Good morning. It’s Friday, August 30th. I’m Crystal Orren and here’s your local news from the Akron Beacon-Journal and Ohio.com. There will be a passing shower this morning, with more sun later in the day. The high will be 81 degrees, and the low will be 60. Our top story is: The former home of a struggling nonprofit medical research and development center is slated to become the new multimillion-dollar world headquarters of an Ak...
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August 29, 2019 3 min
Good morning. It’s Thursday, August 29th. I’m Henriette Zoutomou and here’s your local news from the Akron Beacon-Journal and Ohio.com. Today’s weather will be mostly sunny, with a high of 79 and a low of 57. Our top story is: The seeds of Freddie Kitchens' rise to head coach of the Browns were planted a year ago, when former offensive coordinator Todd Haley gave his friend an opportunity to call plays in the preseason finale a...
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August 28, 2019 4 min
Good morning. It’s Wednesday, August 28th. I’m Crystal Orren and here’s your local news from the Akron Beacon-Journal and Ohio.com. We will see some clouds this morning, with more sun as the day goes on. The high will be 79 degrees and the low will be 56.
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August 27, 2019 4 min
Good morning. It’s Tuesday, July 27th. I’m J.B. Chen and here’s your local news from the Akron Beacon-Journal and Ohio.com. Expect clouds today, with thunderstorms this afternoon and later at night. The high will be 77 and the low will be 63. Our top story is: 2 in 5 patients are allowed but have yet to buy medical marijuana, as more than half of Ohio's dispensaries are still not open.
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August 26, 2019 3 min
Good morning. It’s Monday, August 26th. I’m Crystal Orren and here’s your local news from the Akron Beacon-Journal and Ohio.com. We will see some sun this morning, with more clouds rolling in this afternoon and rain later tonight. The high will be 78 and the low will be 66. Our top story is: The Indians received bad news that could prove devastating to their playoff chances on yesterday morning, with the report that Jose Ramirez is...
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August 23, 2019 4 min
Good morning. It’s Friday, August 23rd. I’m Crystal Orren and here’s your local news from the Akron Beacon-Journal and Ohio.com. Today’s weather will be mostly sunny and pleasant, with a high of 75 and a low of 55. Our top story is: About 580 soldiers in a Stow-based Ohio National Guard unit are deploying to the Middle East this weekend. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Major General John C. Harris Jr.
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August 22, 2019 4 min
Good morning. It’s Thursday, August 22nd. I’m J.B. Chen and here’s your local news from the Akron Beacon-Journal and Ohio.com. The forecast calls for thunderstorms at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., with clouds and a high of 74, with a low of 58. Our top story is: It's been a dark and stormy year so far. From cold snaps to snow to torrential rain to tree-toppling winds, Mother Nature's weather lot for Akron this year has been pretty extreme.
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August 21, 2019 4 min
Good morning. It’s Wednesday, August 21st. I’m Crystal Orren and here’s your local news from the Akron Beacon-Journal and Ohio.com. There will be clouds today, with possible thunderstorms around 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. The high will be 86 degrees and the low will be 66. Our top story is: Summit and Cuyahoga counties have reached tentative settlement agreements with 2 Ireland-based drugmakers as part of a landmark trial against dozens of...
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August 20, 2019 3 min
Good morning. It’s Tuesday, August 20th. I’m J.B. Chen and here’s your local news from the Akron Beacon-Journal and Ohio.com. Today’s weather will be partly sunny, with potential thunderstorms around 4 p.m. The high will be 89 degrees and the low will be 71. Our top story is: Thousands of Summit County residents were without power yesterday, after severe storms rumbled through the Akron region on Sunday night.
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August 19, 2019 3 min
Good morning. It’s Monday, August 19th. I’m Crystal Orren and here’s your local news from the Akron Beacon-Journal and Ohio.com. Expect thunderstorms early this morning and around 4 p.m. The high will be 87 degrees and the low will be 71. Our top story is: The more-than-year-long, often contentious bankruptcy of FirstEnergy Solutions Incorporated is in the endgame. If a U.S.
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August 16, 2019 3 min
Good morning. It’s Friday, August 16th. I’m Crystal Orren and here’s your local news from the Akron Beacon-Journal and Ohio.com. Today’s weather will be partly sunny, with a high of 82 and a low of 68. Our top story is: The University of Akron planned for a single ballroom and an hour and a half for the campus community to meet its president-elect yesterday morning. Neither was enough.
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August 15, 2019 4 min
Good morning. It’s Thursday, August 15th. I’m J.B. Chen, and here’s your local news from the Akron Beacon-Journal and Ohio.com. Today’s weather will be partly cloudy, with the forecast calling for storms around 6 p.m. The high will be 84 degrees and the low will be 65. Our top story is: No matter the chapter in LeBron James' life, it always circles back to Akron. The Los Angles Lakers star was back in his hometown yesterday afterno...
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August 14, 2019 4 min
Good morning. It’s Wednesday, August 14th. I’m Crystal Orren and here’s your local news from the Akron Beacon-Journal and Ohio.com. Today’s weather will be partly sunny, with a high of 84 and a low of 61. Our top story is: The University of Akron is expected to name its next president today. The board of trustees is meeting this morning, and the university will hold a news conference following the meeting.
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August 13, 2019 4 min
Good morning. It’s Tuesday, August 13th. I’m J.B. Chen and here’s your local news from the Akron Beacon-Journal and Ohio.com. We will see rain showers throughout the day, with a high of 81 degrees and a low of 65. Our top story is: 2 people were killed yesterday in a motorcycle crash on a closed section of Interstate 76, Akron police said. The bodies of a 41-year-old man and 32-year-old woman were discovered around 6:50 a.m.
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August 12, 2019 3 min
Good morning. It’s Monday, August 12th. I’m Crystal Orren and here’s your local news from the Akron Beacon-Journal and Ohio.com. Today’s weather will be partly sunny, with a high of 87 degrees and a low of 70. Our top story is: Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has said he has no doubt that drug makers and distributors are responsible for Ohio's opioid crisis, as he called on them to settle state lawsuits against them — presumably for a la...
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August 9, 2019 5 min
Good morning. It’s Friday, August 9th. I’m Crystal Orren and here’s your local news from the Akron Beacon-Journal and Ohio.com. Today’s weather will be mostly sunny, with a high of 81 and a low of 61. Our top story is: Ohio farmers are preparing to grow hemp, which was legalized when Governor Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill 57 into law on July 30th. But questions remain about how to grow and market the crop in the Buckeye State.
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