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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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Senate Democrats approve big Biden deal; House to vote next
ALAN FRAM and LISA MASCARO, Associated Press August 7, 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pushed their election-year economic package to Senate passage Sunday, a hard-fought compromise less ambitious than...

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.
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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...

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).
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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...

A customer sits at the bar of Euro Gyro, a bar and restaurant in downtown Kent.
2022 Best of Kent
Best drunk food
Morgan McGrath, Reporter • April 11, 2022

FIRST: Euro Gyro After a long night of drinking, there’s nothing like eating some incredible local food. EuroGyro, located at 107 S. Depeyster...

Savannah Ramsey fills the cup with beer at Zephyr Pub on West Main Street in downtown Kent.
2022 Best of Kent
Best bar
Wyatt Loy, Reporter • April 11, 2022

FIRST: Zephyr Pub If someone in Kent wanted to watch a drag show, play ping pong and sing karaoke all in one place, there’s only one answer:...

The bar inside Over Easy.
2022 Best of Kent
Best breakfast
Alton Northup, Reporter • April 11, 2022

FIRST: Over Easy At The Depot Located in the historic train depot on Franklin Avenue is Over Easy At The Depot. This woman-owned and operated...

A pepperoni pizza from Lucci’s Place located at 405 E. Main St., Kent Ohio.
2022 Best of Kent
Best pizza
Mariah Alanskas, Reporter • April 11, 2022

FIRST: Lucci’s Place Walking into Lucci’s Place, you’re hit by the sight of flipping pizza dough flying around in the air and the smell...

UPDATE: Ohio's 'Heartbeat Bill' goes into effect, causing immediate change to the state's abortion landscape
Emma Andrus, Managing Editor • June 24, 2022

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include information regarding the emergency motion to dissolve the federal injunction of Ohio's...

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade
ARIANE DE VOGUE, CNN Supreme Court Reporter June 24, 2022

(CNN) -- The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, holding that there is no longer a federal constitutional right to an abortion. The...

DeWine proposes 'significant' spending to protect schools
May 27, 2022

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday announced plans to spend “a significant...

FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2013, file photo, a makeshift memorial with crosses for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre stands outside a home on the first anniversary of the tragedy in Newtown, Conn. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
22 mass shootings. 374 dead. Here's where the guns came from
May 27, 2022

By MICHAEL R. SISAK Associated Press The suspects in the shootings at a Uvalde, Texas, elementary school and a Buffalo, New...

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...

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...

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...

A Kent State Football Ohio Mega Camp attendee gets ready to catch a throw.
Kent State hosts sold-out football Mega Camp for young athletes
Ty Kohler, Reporter • June 18, 2022

More than a hundred athletes met at Dix Stadium Saturday morning for the sold-out Kent State Football Ohio Mega Camp. The camp was for athletes...

Kent State senior Sabrina Kerschner batts during the first game of the doubleheader on May 7th, 2022.
Softball ends season with series win against Bowling Green on senior day
Isabella Schreck, Reporter • May 11, 2022

The Kent State softball team ended its season with a win against a team in the top four of the Mid-American Conference. The Flashes finished...