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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Nikolas Cruz (center) pleaded guilty on October 20 to 17 counts of murder and 17 counts of attempted murder for the February 2018 fatal shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to Parkland high school murder charges

 (CNN) -- Nikolas Cruz, the gunman who carried out the massacre of students and faculty members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February 2018, pleaded guilty in a Florida courtroom Wednesday...

A Tropical Storm Warning for Fred is in effect for the coast of the Florida Panhandle from Navarre to the Steinhatchee River.

Tropical Storm Fred makes landfall in the Florida Panhandle

 (CNN) -- Tropical Storm Fred made landfall Monday afternoon in the Florida Panhandle near Cape San Blas, the National Hurricane Center said.Fred was about 15 miles south of Marianna as of 8 p.m. ET,...

SURFSIDE, FLORIDA - JUNE 28: A person adds flowers to a memorial that has pictures of some of the missing from the partially collapsed 12-story Champlain Towers South condo building on June 28, 2021 in Surfside, Florida. The pictures were placed on the fence as loved ones try to find them. Over one hundred people are being reported missing as the search-and-rescue effort continues. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Rescue efforts enter sixth day in Florida condo collapse

(CNN) -- As rescuers search through the debris of a deadly South Florida condo collapse for a sixth day Tuesday, families and friends of those still unaccounted for are desperately seeking information...

Kent State women’s track and field wins first MAC championship since 2014

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter May 9, 2021

The Kent State track and field team competed in day two of the outdoor MAC Championships on Saturday afternoon. The women’s team won the Mid-American Conference championship, with head coach Bill Lawson...

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Communication is Key: Communicating effectively with your partner

Cassondra Siaus reporter April 28, 2021

Two people coming to share a life together is not always easy. After knowing someone for a long period of time, issues can arise and many of those issues stem from lack of communication. Only being able...

Maria Lyttle (left) and boyfriend Canon Lamb (right, another member of her spring break group) on vacation last year.

A look into Kent State students’ plans for spring break

Jessica Ames and Madisyn Woodring Reporters April 8, 2021

Visions of tall palm trees, white sand beaches and clear blue skies fill the mind of senior business management major Maria Lyttle as she dreams about what her spring break will entail this year. “I...

OPINION: How The Weeknd made 2020 his year

Gregory Hess Opinion Writer March 30, 2021

Earlier this month, the Grammys came and went yet again with limited in-person guests and “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah hosting the show. The show came and went off without a hitch with its lowest...

OPINION: The genius of Brett Favre (yes, that Brett Favre) and how to relate it to your everyday life

Ross McDonnell Opinion Writer March 10, 2021

Right now, I would be willing to guess that at least a fair amount of you reading this are pretty stressed out and overwhelmed right now. Happens to all of us. I get overwhelmed pretty easily myself, and...

Musicians have hope that live events, such as concerts, can resume in the near future.

Musicians remain optimistic despite pandemic threatening return of live events

Lindsey Vlasic Reporter February 23, 2021

According to Nielsen, about 32 million people attend at least one concert every year in the United States, and now that number is almost non-existent. There is, however, hope for a recovery of live events...

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Kwench Juice Cafe opens in downtown Kent

Morgan McGrath Reporter February 19, 2021

COVID-19 has heavily impacted establishments in downtown Kent and beyond. But while some shops have shut their doors for good, others have opened their doors for the very first time. Kwench Juice Cafe,...

OPINION: Brandon’s World – Thank you, Taker

Brandon Lewis Columnist December 4, 2020

“For 30 years, The Undertaker dug holes and took soles, and now it is time for The Undertaker to REST…IN…PEACE!”Those were the words delivered by The Undertaker to the WWE Universe to close the...

OPINION: In search for the left

After four days of uncertainty, there was very little doubt that Joe Biden would be the forty-sixth president-elect of the United States as the counts in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Arizona and Nevada were...

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