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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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Kent State's candlelight vigil in support of Club Q
Maggie Harris, Reporter • December 4, 2022

Raymond Green Vance, Kelly Loving, Daniel Aston, Derrick Rump and Ashley Paugh. These are the victims who lost their lives during the Club Q...

Moving down the train tracks, the operator moves the debris to a separate pile.
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Crews clear debris as community mourns loss of downtown landmark
Alton Northup, Staff Reporter • December 3, 2022

Fire crews remained in downtown Kent Saturday as maintenance crews worked to clear debris following an explosive fire that ravaged the historic...

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Steals for days: Malique Jacobs leads nation as men's basketball remains perfect at home
Kyle Kuchta , Reporter • December 3, 2022

Eight games into the season, redshirt senior guard Malique Jacobs has already totaled 28 steals – and he leads the nation in average steals...

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With roommates, communication goes a long way
Alton Northup, Reporter • November 4, 2022

More than 6,500 students live on Kent State's main campus, according to the university website, and often these students are sharing their living...

Protect yourself, your stuff with renters insurance
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Protect yourself, your stuff with renters insurance
Anthony Zacharyasz, Reporter • November 4, 2022

Renters insurance is one way for college students to protect their personal property and belongings while living in an apartment throughout their...

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Flames erupt from the west side of the mill.
The latest: Fire and explosion at historic mill complex in Kent
Jacob Brooks, TV2 Reporter December 2, 2022

Multiple buildings of the former Star of the West mill in downtown Kent caught fire on Friday morning. TV2's Jacob Brooks was at the scene...

Kent State raises money for campus programs through Giving Tuesday initiative
Kent State raises money for campus programs through Giving Tuesday initiative
November 29, 2022

Giving Tuesday is always celebrated the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, and Kent State celebrates in a big way. TV2 reporter Matt Mergen interviewed...

Branded at Kent brings vintage clothing to downtown Kent
Branded at Kent brings vintage clothing to downtown Kent
November 29, 2022

Vintage fans listen up, there’s a new store in downtown Kent that you’re going to want to hear about. Are you a lover of 80’s and 90’s...

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US President Joe Biden announces student loan relief on August 24 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. The Biden administration has opened the application process for Americans seeking student debt relief in a beta period starting October 14.
Student loan forgiveness applications now open through beta mode website, Biden administration says
Betsy Klein, CNN • October 16, 2022

(CNN) -- The Biden administration has opened the application process for Americans seeking student debt relief in a beta period starting Friday...

Ukraine: President Volodymyr Zelenskyy signs NATO application
September 30, 2022

Ukraine President submits 'accelerated' NATO application in light of Russian annex rumors
Associated Press September 30, 2022

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president says his country is submitting an “accelerated” application to join the NATO military alliance. President...

Hurricane Ian is now a stronger and extremely dangerous Category 4 storm that has begun lashing Florida with major flooding and ruinous winds as it advances on a large swath of the states west coast.
Hurricane Ian's 'extremely dangerous' eyewall -- near Category 5 strength -- is moving ashore in southwestern Florida
Jason Hanna and Nouran Salahieh, CNN • September 28, 2022

Editor's note: Affected by the storm? Use CNN's lite site for low bandwidth. You also can text or WhatsApp your Ian stories to CNN +1 332-261-0775. (CNN)...

The Kent State womens basketball players hold the Christmas Classic Trophy Nov. 27. The team won the title after defeating Quinnipiac and Southern Illinois.
Women's basketball clinches first holiday tournament in over a decade
Kyle Kuchta , Reporter • November 29, 2022

For the first time in 12 years, the Kent State women’s basketball team won its holiday tournament Sunday. The program defeated Quinnipiac...

Third QB's the charm: Freshman Tommy Ulatowski ends football's season with a win
Jacob Hansen, Reporter • November 27, 2022

Already onto its second-string quarterback, Kent State’s football team was down 24-10 with just 8:32 left in the final game of the season. Then...

Men’s basketball battles back and forth with nation’s No. 2 team
Jacob Shondel, Reporter • November 27, 2022

Kent State's men’s basketball team had allowed 60 points per game going into Saturday's contest with No. 2 Houston. The Cougars averaged...

Football closes out season with a win
Jacob Hansen, Reporter • November 27, 2022

In its last game of the season, Kent State’s football team defeated Buffalo in an overtime comeback Saturday. The Flashes finish the season...

No longer perfect: Men’s basketball earns first loss of season
Jacob Hansen, Reporter • November 24, 2022

Kent State’s basketball team led Wednesday's game against the College of Charleston for a total of 36 minutes. Then Charleston hit a 3-pointer...