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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.

2008-07-14 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 09:00:53

By Mary Beth Breckenridge, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 12--Quilt artist Leigh E. McDonald, a former Kent resident, will return to the area this month to promote her book, Adventures in Circles: Quilt Designs From Start to Finish.

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.


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