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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

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 "Heartbeat Bill."  On Friday evening, a federal court moved...

President Todd Diacon sent an email press release requiring vaccinations for student, faculty and staff at all Kent State campuses. 

Kent State announces COVID-19 vaccine requirement, plans for December deadline

Emma Andrus Reporter August 27, 2021

A COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students, faculty and staff at all Kent State campuses will be phased in over the fall semester, according to an email sent by President Todd Diacon Friday.“As the delta...

Results from a survey conducted April 29-May 5, 2020 by Pew Research Center.

The COVID-19 vaccine and its potential impact on college students

Megan Medfisch Reporter November 24, 2020

An end to social distancing may be in sight with the development of a COVID-19 vaccine, but it will depend on how many people choose to be vaccinated.Two companies, Moderna and Pfizer, are in Phase 3 trials,...

Photo courtesy of Jeff Siner / Tribune News Service Debris from a destroyed home in the Town of Edisto Beach, S.C., lays strewn across Palmetto Boulevard into a neighbors yard on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, following Hurricane Matthew and damaging winds.

Rescues and worry after Matthew inundates North Carolina

Martha Waggoner, Associated Press Allen Breed, Associated Press October 9, 2016

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — When Hurricane Matthew dumped torrential rains on North Carolina, thousands of people found themselves suddenly trapped in homes and cars. Rescuers in Coast Guard helicopters...

The ITT Technical Institute campus in Orange. (Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

ITT Tech shutters all campuses after federal aid sanctions

Collin Binkley Associated Press September 6, 2016

The for-profit college chain ITT Technical Institute is shutting down all 130 of its U.S. campuses, saying Tuesday it can't survive recent sanctions by the U.S. Department of Education.In a letter to more...

Ohio governor and republican hopeful John Kasich speaks to supporters at the Ohio CAT Headquarters on Tuesday, March 8, 2016.

Kasich ends bid for Republican nomination

KATHLEEN RONAYNE, Associated Press JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press May 4, 2016

The last man standing in Donald Trump's path to the Republican nomination, Ohio Gov. John Kasich ended his campaign Wednesday, making Trump the party's presumptive nominee.Speaking to reporters in Columbus,...

Protesters, from left, Sandra Bell, Victoria Best, and Charles Fredricks, hold signs in support of Apple store in Santa Monica, Calif., on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. Rallies were planned at Apple stores across the country to support the companys refusal to help the FBI access the cell phone of a gunman who took part in the killings of 14 people at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino.

Apple remains in dark how FBI hacked iPhone without its help

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press March 29, 2016

The FBI's announcement that it mysteriously hacked into an iPhone is a public setback for Apple Inc., as consumers suddenly discover they can't keep their most personal information safe. Meanwhile, Apple remains...

San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan, center, is surrounded by reporters and photographers during a news conference at San Bernardino Police headquarters in San Bernardino, Calif., on Dec. 7, 2015. 

Apple to fight order to help FBI unlock shooter’s iPhone

Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook says his company will fight a federal magistrate's order to help the FBI hack into an encrypted iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino, California shooters. The company...

Senior integrated science major Michael Millard gets ready to pitch during a Super Bowl party on Summit Street on Sunday Feb. 7, 2016.

Broncos dominate Panthers in 24-10 Super Bowl win

Barry Wilner, Associated Press February 7, 2016

If this was the final game of his magnificent career, what a Super way to go out for Peyton Manning.He can thank Von Miller and the Broncos' swarming, big-play defense for his second NFL championship.Adding...

Photo courtesy of The Washington Posts Twitter

More than 140 dead in Paris terrorist attacks

Associated Press November 13, 2015

More than 140 were killed in apparently coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris late Friday night. French police believe all the attackers are dead, but they are continuing to look for accomplices throughout...

Marijuana, maps and monopolies before Ohio voters

A first-of-its-kind marijuana legalization proposal was nearing decision time in Ohio on Tuesday, even as the effort's opponents were placing their hopes on a separate measure aimed at nullifying the...

Police and protestors line up against each other across from Camden Yards in Baltimore on Saturday, April 25, 2015, as protests continue in the wake of Freddie Grays death while in police custody. (Algerina Perna/Baltimore Sun/TNS)

AP: Riot erupts after funeral for man hurt in police custody

Amanda Lee Myers, AP April 27, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rioters looted stores and hurled rocks and bricks at Baltimore police Monday, injuring several officers just hours after thousands mourned the man who died after suffering a severe spinal...

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