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2008-07-14 09:00:42

By Rich Heldenfels, Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 14--Raising Hellboy. Hellboy II, the comic-book-derived adventure starring Ron Perlman, rode to the top of the weekend box office with a studio-estimated $35.9 million, according to Box Office Mojo.

2008-07-13 03:00:23

By Jim Mackinnon, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 13--In the near future, when Dan Fister needs to fill up his 1994 GMC Yukon truck, pretty much all the Medina-area resident has to do is drive to a nearby restaurant.

2008-07-13 03:00:00

By Elaine Guregian, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 13--The 2008-09 Viva! & Gala Around Town series looks so good, it's enough to make you forget about the high cost of gas.

2008-07-12 03:00:28

By Colette M. Jenkins, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 12--Imagine Unity, an alliance of six Akron church organizations, is sponsoring a baseball outing for fathers and sons and men and boys at 7 p.m. Aug. 12 at Canal Park for the Akron Aeros game against the Connecticut Defenders.

2008-07-12 03:00:16

By Bob Downing, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 12--A ban on new landfills in most of eastern Ohio will continue as the result of a federal appeals court decision last month. In a June 5 ruling that drew little attention, the U.S.

2008-07-12 03:00:16

By Bob Downing, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 12--BOLIVAR -- Work on installing a synthetic liner over a Stark County landfill plagued by odors and underground burning will probably get under way by the end of the month. Paul Ruesch of the U.S.

2008-07-12 03:00:09

By George M. Thomas, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 12--LYNDHURST -- Just one year after Apple's iPhone debuted, technophiles lined up Friday to take a bite of its successor.

2008-07-11 15:00:31

By Rich Heldenfels, Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 11--Teddy's Back. Singer-songwriter Teddy Geiger figures that his current stop in Northeast Ohio is his 10th visit, with gigs ranging from playing the Great American Rib Cook-Off and Music Festival to a show at 8 tonight at Cleveland's Agora.

2008-07-11 15:00:14

By George M. Thomas, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 11--LYNDHURST -- Just one year after its predecessor debuted, technophiles lined up today to take a bite of Apple's newest iPhone.

2008-07-11 09:00:00

By Cheryl Powell, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 11--An Akron hospital has a leg up on others nationwide when it comes to fixing bones and replacing hips and knees. For the 11th consecutive year, Summa Health System is ranked among the top 50 hospitals nationwide for orthopedic care by U.S.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.