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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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One step at a time: Can he get a lift?

Michael Reiner August 30, 2019

The best part about going out with friends in a big city is that no one has to think about driving home. Uber and Lyft have truly changed the world. They have made people’s lives easier because they...

Debby Thrasher Smith, 66, steps into her Ravenna home on Sunday. Her son, Joe, died here Oct. 29, 2014, of a heroin overdose — his third. He battled with substance abuse in the several years before his death.

A mother reveals what it’s like to live with a son addicted to heroin

Valerie Royzman April 30, 2018

I’m standing on Debby Thrasher Smith’s front porch in Ravenna, tightening my trench coat around my waist. The four wind chimes behind me are knocking delicately against each other, and their tinkling...

A car flipped after hitting a pedestrian sign and large rock Friday, Jan. 26, 2018.

Accident causes car to flip on its side near campus

Adam Kirasic and Ray Padilla January 29, 2018

A red Toyota Corolla veered left for an unknown reason while going west on Summit Street Friday morning.The car struck a pedestrian sign, a large landscaping rock and flipped on its side, knocking...

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