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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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Local high schools address heroin issue

Alex Delaney-Gesing October 18, 2016

The issue of heroin use has affected more than just one demographic and geographic location throughout the country. Known as “dope,” “smack” or “horse,” overall usage of the drug has risen...

The Kent Stater Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses the crowd at the 11th Congressional District Labor Day festival at Luke Easter Park in Cleveland, Ohio, Monday, Sept. 5, 2016.

Clinton and Kaine rally in Cleveland on Labor Day

Alex Delaney-Gesing September 5, 2016

With Labor Day marking the beginning of this election season’s final two-month stretch, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Sen. Tim Kaine (VA), campaign in the battleground...

Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the UAW hall in Parma, Ohio, on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, in support of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

Biden stumps for Clinton in Parma

Story by Alex Delaney-Gesing & Video by Christiana Ford September 1, 2016

Biden stumps for Clinton in Parma from KentWired.com on Vimeo.Vice President Joe Biden visited Parma’s United Automobiles Workers hall Thursday to campaign for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary...

Kent State senior Sarah Walsh is the founder of the Happy Faces Foundation, a nonprofit organization helping to give kids with cancer—and their families—experiences that help to take their minds off of their illnesses. Friday, March 18, 2016.

Putting a “Happy Face” on cancer

Alex Delaney-Gesing April 5, 2016

Kent State senior Sarah Walsh met the Stonebraker family at a Taylor Swift concert in Cleveland, on the last day of July 2011. But more importantly, she met 4-year-old Kadie Stonebraker. Kadie wanted nothing...

Changes to the 2016 election ballot

Alex Delaney-Gesing March 9, 2016

This year’s election has brought more than a few changes and "first timers” to the state of Ohio and the nation. Besides the obvious — businessman Donald Trump not only running for the GOP candidacy...

Louis Rossi, on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016.

A soldier’s journey from the battlefield to the classroom

Alex Delaney-Gesing February 17, 2016

Kent State sophomore entrepreneurship major Louis Rossi remembers the exact day he was hit by an improvised explosive device (IED) while serving in Afghanistan: Oct. 28, 2012.Rossi enlisted in the Army...

Guest column: Shattering the brass ceiling

Alex Delaney-Gesing December 6, 2015

On Thursday, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that all U.S. military combat jobs will become open to women beginning in the new year. The decision was made as part of a commitment Carter made to...

Guest column: We shouldn’t slam the door to refugees

Alex Delaney-Gesing November 18, 2015

Since the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 18, 26 Republican governors in the United States issued statements of their refusal to allow Syrian refugees to settle in their states. The reasoning? In the name...

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