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AKRON, Ohio, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, June 23, a free, interactive Web cast on three leading industries in Ohio promises to inspire renewed hope for new jobs in Ohio.
By Malcolm X Abram, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Aug. 7--Hard to believe it's been five years since Square Records opened in Highland Square. It's even harder to believe that it's still open, given the topsy-turvy music industry and the slow death of buying music in a physical format.
By Rich Heldenfels, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Aug. 7--If it's Thursday, this must be the mailbag . . . Q: I know "Wizard's First Rule" by Terry Goodkind is being made into a television show and it will be released sometime this year.
By Jewell Cardwell, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Aug. 6--It's time for high school and college reunions. One of the bigger ones taking place this weekend is Akron's Buchtel High School class of '73, which boasts nearly 400 students.
By Colette Jenkins, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Aug. 6--AUSTINTOWN TWP. -- U.S. Sen. Barack Obama continued on Tuesday to present his proposal for the nation's energy crisis, saying in Northeast Ohio that the plan can translate into new manufacturing jobs.
By Rich Heldenfels, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Aug. 6--Sex Study. The Parents Television Council, long a critic of sex and violence on television, is now advocating some sex on TV. As long as the people doing it are married to each other.
By Tracy Wheeler, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Aug. 5--Before March 5, Akron Police Officer Michael Vavro had never used an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a real-life situation. And he hasn't used one since. That one time was enough, though.
By Jim Carney, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Aug. 4--CUYAHOGA FALLS: The 1,000 Girl Scouts are long grown now, scattered into lives as wives and mothers, educators and businesswomen.
By Malcolm X Abram, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Aug. 3--When pop music legend Neil Diamond takes the stage of Quicken Loans Arena tonight, he will bring with him 42 years of hits, songs that have been woven into the fabric of American pop culture.
By Elaine Guregian, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Aug. 2--A big crowd gathered at Akron's Firestone Park Friday night, and not only to see the Ballet Theatre of Ohio in the Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival.