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2007-06-01 12:00:37

By Cheryl Powell, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jun. 1--Whether they're trying to stay healthy or they need quick treatment when medical problems strike, residents of northern Summit County now have a new option closer to home. Akron General Medical Center is unveiling its Health & Wellness Center-North, located in a highly visible spot off state Route 8 near Steels Corners Road in Stow. The medical-fitness-center portion of the new, $32 million facility will open to members next...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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