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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

Senate Democrats approve big Biden deal; House to vote next

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pushed their election-year economic package to Senate passage Sunday, a hard-fought compromise less ambitious than President Joe Biden's original domestic vision but one that...

Wine made by Kent State students and bottled by Jim Wade. On the left is a red wine named Sunset, and to the right is a riesling named Sunburst.

West Main St Winery & Brewery offers opportunities for Kent State wine degree students

Gianna Cicchi, Reporter August 5, 2022

West Main St Winery & Brewery’s co-owner and winemaker Jim Wade graduated from Kent State Ashtabula in December 2018 through the Viticulture and Enology Science and Technology Alliance (VESTA) program.  “Because...

Ashtabula, Columbiana, Summit and Tuscarawas counties, where Kent State operates several campuses and locations, recently moved into the “high” community level designation for COVID-19 as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Masks now required at Kent State’s Ashtabula, Columbiana, Summit and Tuscarawas campuses, locations

Emma Andrus, Managing Editor August 5, 2022

Masks are now required indoors at Kent State campuses in Ashtabula, Columbiana, Summit and Tuscarawas counties, according to an email sent by the university Friday morning.  The decision comes following...

Pelosi’s Taiwan visit risks creating greater instability between the US and China

STEPHEN COLLINSON, CNN August 2, 2022

(CNN) -- Neither the United States nor China has overt interests in their budding superpower rivalry boiling over into open military clashes despite soaring tensions surrounding House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit...

Finau, Pendrith share Rocket Mortgage lead at 8-under 64

LARRY LAGE, AP July 31, 2022

DETROIT (AP) — Tony Finau sent an approach from 250 yards soaring over trees and onto the seventh green at Detroit Golf Club, going for the reward and ignoring the risk with a difficult shot. The way...

Masks required indoors on main campus as of July 29

Masks required indoors on main campus as of July 29

Alton Northup, Reporter July 29, 2022

Masks are required indoors on Kent State’s main campus following Portage County moving into the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s high community spread designation for COVID-19. The university...

Jordan Gilkison with the Ohio Open trophy.

Jordan Gilkison becomes first amateur golfer in 44 years to win Ohio Open

Gianna Cicchi, Reporter July 29, 2022

Jordan Gilkison almost never checked the standings while he played in a golf tournament, but that changed at the Ohio Open in June. As he approached the last hole, the scoreboard was right in front of...

TV2 News is hiring!

TV2 News is hiring!

Alexandria Manthey, TV2 News Director July 29, 2022

TV2 News is hiring for the Fall 2022 semester. TV2 is the editorially independent, student-run television station at Kent State that streams on KentWired.com. The station features Flashcasts on Tuesdays...

President Joe Biden speaks virtually during an event in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington, Monday, July 25, 2022. Biden, who continues to recover from his coronavirus infection, spoke virtually with business executives and labor leaders to discuss the Chips Act, a proposal to bolster domestic manufacturing. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Congress OKs bill to aid computer chip firms, counter China

KEVIN FREKING Associated Press July 28, 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Thursday passed a $280 billion package to boost the semiconductor industry and scientific research in a bid to create more high-tech jobs in the United States and help...

Runners take off as they start the “Run that Shall not be Named” 5k.

Wizardly Weekend returns to Kent for a magical festival

Colleen Burns, Reporter July 24, 2022

 the “Run that Shall not be Named”As if by magic, the city of Kent transformed into a Harry Potter fan’s paradise for their annual Wizardly Weekend July 22 and 23. The festival was created in 2016...

Former KSU athlete and All-MAC honoree returns as director of basketball operations

Gianna Cicchi, Reporter July 22, 2022

Paige Salisbury returned to Kent State University as director of basketball operations in May 2022 after being on the coaching staff of Lake Erie College for three seasons. "Coming back to Kent...

Sarah Matthews, a Kent State alumna and former White House deputy press secretary, testifies as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, July 21, 2022. Matt Pottinger, former deputy national security adviser, listens at left.

Jan. 6 probe: Trump ‘chose not to act’ as mob hit Capitol

July 21, 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite desperate pleas from aides, allies, Republican congressional leaders and even his family, Donald Trump refused to call off the Jan. 6 mob attack on the Capitol, instead...

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