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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Mike Jackson, Kent State alumnus, joins Kent State’s School of Media and Journalism as a professional-in-residence. 

Kent State alumnus brings professional insights for MDJ students

Chong Chen Reporter February 23, 2022

Kent State alumnus Mike Jackson will use his experience in advertising and marketing to help students realize how great work is produced in the place where his dream began. A marketing executive with...

Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio’s 13th Congressional District. 

Kent State students conflicted about reelected congressman Tim Ryan

Mason Lawlor Reporter November 12, 2020

Rep. Tim Ryan won reelection in Ohio’s 13th district congressional last Tuesday. Ryan defeated Republican challenger Christina Hagan, a former member of the Ohio House of Representatives.  Ohio’s...

Mike Pence

Pence to reveal electric truck at former GM plant in Ohio

AP June 24, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence heads to Ohio on Thursday for the unveiling of a new all-electric pickup truck built by the startup that took over the General Motors assembly plant shuttered...

Deal reached to end GM strike

Originally Published: 16 OCT 19 11:37 ETUpdated: 16 OCT 19 12:04 ET     (CNN) -- Negotiators from General Motors and the United Auto Workers union have reached a tentative deal to end a 31-day strike...

Takeaways from the fourth democratic debate

Lauren Sasala, Assigning editor October 16, 2019

Twelve democratic candidates took the stage Tuesday for the largest presidential primary debate in history, discussing issues in Ohio, health concerns of candidates and a potential presidential impeachment. Hundreds...

Lordstown UAW workers strike against General Motors

Maddy Haberberger September 16, 2019

Dozens of United Auto Workers went on strike today outside of the Lordstown General Motors plant. Why are they there? Just ask picketer Jerry Wade, who said it's “to try and get a fair and just contract." As...

The United Auto Workers union went out on strike against General Motors this past weekend, the first work stoppage in the US auto industry in 12 years.

Nearly 50,000 UAW workers go on strike against GM, America’s biggest automaker

Chris Isidore, CNN Business September 16, 2019

 Originally Published: 16 SEP 19 00:00 ETUpdated: 16 SEP 19 12:26 ET    (CNN) -- The United Auto Workers union went out on strike against General Motors Sunday night, the first work stoppage in the...

Our view: General Motors has a long way to go

DKS editors April 7, 2014

Last week, General Motors chief executive officer Mary T. Barra was fiercely questioned by lawmakers on Capitol Hill about the automaker’s failure to fix a serious defect in many of its vehicles’ ignition...

News on the go: April 2, 2014

Carrie Blazina April 1, 2014

President Barack Obama said Tuesday the health-care enrollment period had had an unexpected comeback and 7.1 million people had signed up so far under the Affordable Care Act. Obama insisted the act was...

13 GM traffic deaths are tied to a 57-cent part

WASHINGTON — The fix for a faulty ignition switch linked to 13 traffic deaths would have cost just 57 cents, members of Congress said Tuesday as they demanded answers from General Motors' new CEO on...

News on the go: Feb. 14, 2014

Matt Merchant February 13, 2014

Facebook added several customizable gender identification options to the social media site on Thursday. Users can now choose from over 50 terms related to gender identification, as well as a choice between...

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