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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Art in the Park hosted an in-person event with nearly 80 vendors. Handmade items for purchase, art demonstrations and live performances were part of this years gathering.

Returning vendors join Art in the Park to connect with the community again

Lucy Connolly Reporter September 20, 2021

The weather was beautiful last weekend at Fred Fuller Park where vendors sold handmade items for the weekend event of Art in the Park. Vendor Jody Cercone said he was excited to get back out and connect...

Emily Hervol is the assistant director of admissions at Kent State University. 

Virtual campus tours to be offered alongside in-person tours

Madison Knaack Reporter February 21, 2021

After COVID-19 put a halt to in person tours on campus, Emily Hervol, assistant director of admissions, said Kent State’s admissions office wanted to offer a different way prospective students and...

Brennan poses with Anne Lamotts author photo on the back of a copy of Bird by Bird.

OPINION: Leave politics out of this? No thanks.

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer February 10, 2021

I didn’t used to be a political person. Ten years ago, as an undergraduate in college, I idolized the author Anne Lamott for her writing about spirituality. I bristled, however, any time she veered...

Biden Migration

Getty Images February 7, 2021

SAN PEDRO SULA, HONDURAS - JANUARY 15: The silhouette of Honduran migrants as they walk at 4:30 a.m. towards the Guatemalan border on January 15, 2021 in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The caravan plans to...

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2020 file photo, provided by the LA County Dept. of Medical Examiner-Coroner Elizabeth Liz Napoles, right, works alongside with National Guardsmen who are helping to process the COVID-19 deaths to be placed into temporary storage at LA County Medical Examiner-Coroner Office in Los Angeles. California reported 669 COVID-19 deaths, the second-highest daily death count, on Saturday, Jan. 16, and the nations most populous county announced it had detected its first case of a more transmissible strain of the coronavirus. Public health authorities in Los Angeles County confirmed its first case of the variant of COVID-19 first detected in the United Kingdom. It was identified in a man who recently spent time in the county. The man has traveled to Oregon, where he is isolating. (LA County Dept. of Medical Examiner-Coroner via AP, File)

US approaches 400,000 coronavirus deaths

(CNN) -- As the US approaches 400,000 deaths from the coronavirus pandemic, new cases have been trending down but multiple states are reporting cases of new variants of the virus.The US recorded 1.5 million...

Women’s basketball forced to pause operations for a second time

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports Reporter January 13, 2021

Kent State’s women’s basketball team announced it would be pausing all team related activities due to COVID-19 protocols Tuesday.This is the second time the team has entered a pause with the first...

Bill to limit health orders passes, but DeWine promises veto

Farnoush Amiri, AP November 22, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine — after promising a veto — failed to convince lawmakers Thursday not to pass legislation that would limit the powers of his administration and health...

Political science professor Richard Robyn. 

Professors weigh in on Trump’s claim of voter fraud

Kandra Hill Reporter November 16, 2020

The Trump campaign has filed at least 17 lawsuits in both state and federal courts with claims that mail-in ballots were fraudulent following election results. Any evidence of voter fraud has yet to be...

Isaac Vance emphasizes mental health in a strange season

Nicholas Pedone October 16, 2020

Kent State football is finally gearing up for their delayed 2020 season.This season is anything normal, with the players getting tested for COVID-19 four times per week.Isaac Vance, a junior receiver,...

Breonna Taylor, 26, was killed during a police raid of her Kentucky apartment.

Louisville agrees to pay Breonna Taylor’s family $12 million and enact police reforms in historic settlement

(CNN) -- The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has agreed to pay $12 million to the family of Breonna Taylor and institute sweeping police reforms in a historic settlement of the family's wrongful death...

House passes historic $2 trillion stimulus despite objections from GOP lawmaker

(CNN) -- The House of Representatives on Friday approved the historic $2 trillion stimulus package that passed the Senate earlier this week, overcoming last-minute drama by using an unusual procedural...

One of the vendor tents at Art in the Park. The festival had vendors, food and activities for all ages.

Art in the Park returns for crafts, music

Samantha Karam September 11, 2017

Art in the Park is a two-day, annual festival located at Fred Fuller Park on Middlebury Road in Kent. This year it took place on Sept. 9 and 10. Each year it offers family-friendly activities such as live...

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