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2008-07-24 03:00:00

By Rich Heldenfels, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 24--If it's Thursday, this must be the mailbag. . . . Q: I used to enjoy watching Warner Bros. cartoons on the television. As far as I can determine, they have completely disappeared from television.

2008-07-23 03:00:00

By Cheryl Powell, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 23--A new hospital in Akron for critically ill patients who require long stays could jump-start more cooperation between the city's rival health-care systems. In mid-August, national hospital chain Select Medical Corp.

2008-07-23 03:00:00

By Jim Mackinnon, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 23--The future of an independent health-care trust proposed for tens of thousands of United Steelworkers who retired from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. remains in a federal courtroom. A hearing is to resume at 9 a.m. today before U.S.

2008-07-19 03:00:33

By Mary Beth Breckenridge, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 19--Volunteers are sought to install a rain garden next Saturday at the Lakemore Municipal Building, 1400 Main St.

2008-07-18 09:00:00

By Rich Heldenfels, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 18--At the end of a screening of The Dark Knight earlier this week, a couple of the viewers were discussing whether it will be nominated for an Oscar -- for best picture.

2008-07-18 03:00:39

By Betty Lin-Fisher, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 18--A FirstEnergy subsidiary is getting into the coal-mining business. FirstEnergy Ventures, which is used by FirstEnergy Corp.

2008-07-18 03:00:32

By Rich Heldenfels, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 18--At the end of a screening of The Dark Knight earlier this week, a couple of the viewers were discussing whether it will be nominated for an Oscar -- for best picture.

2008-07-17 21:00:29

By The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 17--A 42-year-old Akron man has been sentenced to five years in prison in connection with the operation of a methamphetamine lab in his basement.

2008-07-16 09:01:20

Q: A declawed, spayed stray cat showed up at my house. The vet said she is probably around 7. I tried to find her owner, but nobody claimed her. She is diabetic. Because I have a dog that will not share and family members with allergies, Gillie is living in my garage.


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