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Kent Starbucks allegedly told to remove Pride décor amid company’s strike over LGBTQ decorations

Erin Sullivan, Reporter July 26, 2023

Those who often visit the Kent Starbucks on Main Street may notice a change in the coffee shop decor. The pride flag which was displayed on the wall since June of 2022 has been taken down. Former Kent...

Kent Police ask public for help in identifying armed robbery suspect

Erin Sullivan, Reporter May 29, 2023

The Kent Police Department asks the public for help in identifying the suspect who allegedly robbed Flash Vapes at gunpoint Saturday evening. According to police and surveillance footage, the suspect...

Police respond to armed robbery at Flash Vapes.

Shelter in place on Kent Campus: armed robbery suspect on the run

Erin Sullivan, Reporter May 27, 2023

A Flash Alert was sent out Saturday evening urging students to shelter in place on Kent State’s Main Campus after an armed robbery at Flash Vapes on Main Street in Kent.  The advisory said that the...

New plan outlines Portage County’s future

Jacob Brooks, TV2 Reporter April 21, 2023

Portage County unveiled the final draft of its first comprehensive plan. Portage County 2050 gives guidance to communities about how to grow and stay strong in the future. TV2's Jacob Brooks explains...

Why Kent State students, professor testified against Ohio SB 83

Jacob Brooks, TV2 Reporter April 19, 2023

Two Kent students and the faculty union president testified Wednesday against Ohio Senate Bill 83. Members of Kent State Undergraduate Student Government were also present at the statehouse to speak...

Northeast Ohio dodges the severe weather bullet

Jacob Brooks, TV2 Reporter April 5, 2023

The threat of severe storms in northeast Ohio largely diminished Wednesday afternoon because of some unexpected rain. TV2's Jacob Brooks explains how to stay safe in severe weather and how Portage County's...

Crash Course On Being A Police Officer

Jacob Brooks, TV2 Reporter March 24, 2023

Kent State University Police have restarted a program that aims to strengthen the relationship between police and the community with some real-life experiences. TV2's Jacob Brooks has more on their...

How this Ohio Senate bill could change colleges

Jacob Brooks, TV2 Reporter March 20, 2023

Ohio Senate Bill 83 was introduced last week. Known as the Ohio Higher Education Enhancement Act, the bill could mean big changes to colleges and universities in the state. TV2's Jacob Brooks talked...

Bars get ready for Fake Paddy’s Day

March 10, 2023

While Fake Paddy's Day is on Saturday, bars in Kent have been preparing for days for the expected crowds. TV2's Jacob Brooks went to two bars in downtown Kent to see how they are getting ready.   Jacob...

Egg prices continue to rise across the country

March 7, 2023

Due to the Avian Bird Flu and rising inflation, prices of eggs continue to affect local businesses and farmers. One local farmer, Tiffany Zorica, of Livin' the Dream Farm, said it's the cost of feed and...

“Don’t Lie To Us!”: East Palestine Residents Frustrated During Town Hall

Jacob Brooks, TV2 Reporter March 3, 2023

One month after a Norfolk Southern train carrying toxic chemicals derailed in East Palestine, residents gathered for a town hall on Thursday night. It was the first time Norfolk Southern was in the town...

New archive gives snapshot off Kent’s past

February 24, 2023

After years of work, more than a thousand pictures of Kent State's history have been digitized. On Thursday, Kent State alum Layfayette Toliver was honored for his photography as a student in the late...

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