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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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).

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 the university Friday morning.  The decision comes following...

Kent State reinstates indoor mask requirement at Cuyahoga County campuses

Kennedy Gotham, Reporter May 27, 2022

All Kent State-affiliated locations within Cuyahoga County will have an indoor face mask requirement due to a “high” community level designation for COVID-19, according to an email sent by the university...

Portage County Level 4

Portage County rises to COVID-19 Level 4 Purple status

Gina Butkovich Lauren Sasala December 3, 2020

Portage County has moved to Level 4 ‘Purple’ status. Level 4 is the highest risk level and represents significant spread and exposure of COVID-19. Level 4, or Purple, is the highest level of the four-tier,...

Early voting in Ohio: What you need to know to cast a ballot

Maria McGinnis Features editor October 31, 2020

With Election Day less than a week away, time is ticking for voters to carry out their voting plans and make sure their ballots are cast correctly and on time.Registered Ohioans have three options to cast...

$35,000 reward offered in death of Ohio police detective

AP September 7, 2020

CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Officials in Cleveland have announced reward money totaling up to $35,000 for information in the death of a police detective killed in the line of duty along with a civilian last...

Kent State to hold coronavirus information session Wednesday

Kent State will hold an information session about the coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva. The university said in an email to the Kent community on Monday that...

A file photo shows OxyContin pills at a pharmacy in Vermont.

Opioid maker Purdue Pharma is in talks to settle thousands of suits that claim it fed a deadly national drug epidemic

Updated: 28 AUG 19 07:54 ET    (CNN) -- Purdue Pharma is involved in talks to settle thousands of federal and state lawsuits that accuse it of fueling the nation's opioid epidemic, the company confirmed...

157 Lounge on S. Water Street in downtown Kent on Oct. 18, 2017.

Update: Pino, 157 Lounge and other local court cases

Brandon Bounds and Laina Yost August 29, 2018

The following is an update on the status of four court cases relevant to Kent or Kent State. Pino to be sentenced in SeptemberFormer Kent State professor Julio Pino is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept....

157 Lounge on S. Water Street in downtown Kent on Oct. 18, 2017.

157 Lounge co-owner in court dispute with Kent State graduate

Brandon Bounds October 18, 2017

A downtown Kent bar co-owner is seeking a restraining order against a Kent State alumna who he said defamed him online.Matthew Guska, one of the co-owners of 157 Lounge on S. Water Street, filed a complaint...

Jennifer Hutchinson

Opinion: FitzGerald’s down for the count

Jennifer Hutchinson September 16, 2014

Election Day is approaching, however, with the FitzGerald campaign imploding on itself who really needs to take it to a vote?We all knew Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald’s chances of winning the...

Air Force ROTC cadet Allison Vance has been selected to compete in the Miss Ohio pageant.

ROTC cadet earns spot in Miss Ohio pageant

Mary Booth March 5, 2014

After receiving the title of Miss Cuyahoga County, cadet Allison Vance will compete in the Miss Ohio Pageant on Saturday, June 21. Vance has participated in pageants since her senior year of high school...

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