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2008-07-04 03:00:16

By Malcolm X Abram, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 4--Tim McGraw has been a country music superstar for more than 15 years and a mainstream pop star for a decade.

2008-07-02 03:00:26

By Paula Schleis, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 2--The University of Akron and Kent State University are part of a volunteer group trying to help Ohio land a federal energy research facility.

2008-07-02 03:00:24

By Carol Biliczky, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 2--University of Akron officials are optimistic that a 17 percent increase in freshman applications will translate into an overall growth of 4 to 5 percent on the main campus this fall.

2008-07-02 03:00:18

By Rich Heldenfels, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 2--Booked Up. About five years ago, Ray and Cherie Teuton of Akron were featured on PBS' History Detectives series. Now they've made it to the pages of a new book as well. By writer Barb Karg, The History Detectives . . .

2008-07-02 03:00:00

By Bob Downing, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 2--A tract of 620 acres at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls might be saved from development. The Trust for Public Land on Tuesday announced plans to acquire the undeveloped property from the Musical Arts Association.

2008-07-01 03:00:38

By Cheryl Powell, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 1--Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital's new owner is pumping millions of dollars into the facility's intensive-care, emergency, operating and cardiac services.

2008-07-01 03:00:38

By Carol Biliczky, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 1--Dr. Lois Margaret Nora announced Monday that she will step down as president and dean of the Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy when her contract expires Dec. 31, 2009.

2008-06-30 12:03:14

By Cheryl Powell, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jun. 30--Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital is now officially part of Summa Health System. Summa announced this morning that it has completed a previously announced deal to acquire the community hospital.

2008-06-26 03:00:00

By Elaine Guregian, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jun. 26--You've read the book; now meet the editor. And even if you haven't yet read the memoir A Time to Dance -- The Life of Heinz Poll, you should stop by a reception to be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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