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Trucks and supporters travel down Bloor Street during a demonstration in support of a trucker convoy in Ottawa protesting COVID-19 restrictions, in Toronto, Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

Crowds of demonstrators join rallies across Canada as Covid-19 trucker protests spread

Paula Newton CNN February 7, 2022

(CNN) -- From the western province of Alberta, moving east to Quebec City, and in cities and towns in between, thousands of Canadians have hit the streets in trucks, tractors, cars and on foot to protest...

Kent State university announces COVID-19 plan for spring semester

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 13, 2021

Kent State University announced its COVID-19 plans for the 2022 spring semester in an email to students, faculty and staff Monday.Face coverings will still be required in all university buildings. It is...

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Travel to Mexico during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go

CNN staff November 27, 2021

Editor's note: Coronavirus cases remain high across the globe. Health officials caution that travel increases your chances of getting and spreading the virus. Staying home is the best way to stem transmission....

Job Fair

A record number of Americans quit their jobs in September

By Anneken Tappe, CNN Business November 12, 2021

(CNN) -- A record 4.4 million Americans quit their jobs in September as the sheer volume of available jobs is empowering workers to have their pick.The nation had 10.4 million open jobs that month as the...

Crawford Building

Crawford Building

A rendering of Crawford Hall, what will be the new building for the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, formerly known as the College of Business Administration. The Kent State...

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Mental health resources offered at regional campus Kent State Stark

Sam Wright Reporter June 22, 2021

Mental health services at Kent State Stark will be offered for free: online or in-person, starting fall 2021. The services offered for mental health are located in the Campus Center. According to the...

Shoppers wearing protective masks push shopping carts inside a Costco store in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Costco Wholesale Corp. is schedule to release earnings figures on March 4. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

People vaccinated against Covid-19 can go without masks indoors and outdoors, CDC says

(CNN) -- People fully vaccinated against Covid-19 do not need to wear masks or practice social distancing indoors or outdoors, except under certain circumstances, the director of the US Centers for Disease...

UNITED STATES - MARCH 13: Rep. Ron Wright, R-Texas, takes his seat for the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on NATO at 70: An Indispensable Alliance on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call via AP Images)

GOP Rep. Ron Wright dies following Covid diagnosis

     (CNN) -- Republican Rep. Ron Wright of Texas has died, his congressional office announced in a statement Monday, saying that he had been admitted to the hospital after contracting Covid-19."Congressman...

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE - DECEMBER 08: Dr. Rochelle Walensky, President-elect Joe Biden’s pick to head the Centers for Disease Control, speaks during a news conference at the Queen Theater December 08, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. With the novel coronavirus pandemic continuing to ravage the country with daily records for infections and deaths, members of Bidens health team said they will make fighting COVID-19 the priority. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

CDC director says guidance on reopening schools to be released in the coming week

    (CNN) -- The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will release guidance on school reopenings in the coming week, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said during a White House briefing on...

Wastewater research conducted to find possible COVID-19 spikes in dorms

Bella Hagey Reporter January 25, 2021

In an effort to detect possible dorms where spikes in the number of COVID-19 cases may occur, Kent State has started a wastewater research program.The research, done by associate professor Xiaozhen Mou,...

COVID-19 Cases drop

GRANT HINDSLEY January 25, 2021

Virgina Mason advanced registered nurse practitioner Erin Forsythe loads a syringing with the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine during a partnership with the hospital network and Amazon to increase the efficiency...

Kent City Council meets virtually Wednesday, Oct. 7.

Kent city council committee passes ordinance prohibiting mass gatherings of more than 10

Becca Sagaris Reporter October 9, 2020

The Kent City Council Committee voted to implement an ordinance to prohibit mass gatherings of more than 10 people during their monthly city council committee meeting Wednesday evening.The meeting started...

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