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AUGUST 7, 2019 - New York, NY: CNN AMERICA UNDER ASSAULT: The Gun Crisis Town Hall moderated by Chris Cuomo in New York, New York on August 7, 2019. (Photo by David Scott Holloway)

CNN fires Chris Cuomo

Brian Stelter, CNN Business December 4, 2021

(CNN) -- CNN said Saturday that anchor Chris Cuomo has been "terminated" by the network, "effective immediately."The announcement came after an outside law firm was retained to review information about...

Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state, has died from complications from Covid-19, his family said on Facebook. Powell is shown here at his home in Virginia.

Colin Powell, military leader and first Black US secretary of state, dies after complications from Covid-19

Devan Cole CNN October 18, 2021

(CNN) -- Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state whose leadership in several Republican administrations helped shape American foreign policy in the last years of the 20th century and the early...

Biden administration launches $10 million ad campaign, leaders network to encourage vaccination

Latest Ohio Republican anti-vaccine bill could be dead

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A House GOP bill limiting businesses' ability to require the coronavirus vaccine as a condition of employment hit another roadblock Wednesday, with indications the measure may be...

The crests of several Greek life organizations on a wall near the dining hall known as the Hub in the Kent Student Center. Ohios Collins Law, which went into effect Thursday, criminalizes hazing by any organizations, including on-campus Greek life.

Collin’s Law goes into effect in Ohio, increases penalties for hazing-related incidents

Zaria Johnson Editor-in-Chief October 8, 2021

Collin’s Law, which increases the criminal penalties for hazing incidents on college campuses, went into effect Thursday, increasing the act of hazing to a second-degree misdemeanor and making the failure...

Members of Ocean Motion smile at the shore after their 2020 beach clean up.

Get involved: Environmentally focused student organizations

Megan Becker Assigning Editor September 19, 2021

 Fun - Kent State Environmental SocietyThe Kent State Environmental Society emphasises that you don’t have to be an environmental leader to be an environmentalist. Open to all majors, the club hosts...

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Anindito Mukherjee April 27, 2021

NEW DELHI, INDIA - APRIL 24: A man performs the last rites of his relative who died of the Covid-19 coronavirus disease as other funeral pyres are seen burning during a mass cremation held at a crematorium...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine. 

Sports, entertainment venues can reopen under new limits

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, AP February 25, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Outdoor and indoor sports and entertainment facilities can reopen with limited attendance under rules announced Thursday by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine. He also said guidance for proms,...

Melissa DeRosa, secretary to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, conducts a news conference with Cuomo on the COVID-19 pandemic at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., after a meeting with President Trump at the White House on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. 

New York governor’s top aide admits administration delayed the release of Covid-19 deaths in long-term care facilities over federal investigation concerns

Lauren del Valle, CNN February 12, 2021

(CNN) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's top aide says the administration delayed the release of data on Covid-19 deaths of long-term care facility residents because of concerns about a potential federal...

State lawmakers are pushing to curb governors’ virus powers

DAVID A. LIEB, AP January 28, 2021

Irritated by the sweeping use of executive orders during the COVID-19 crisis, state lawmakers around the U.S. are moving to curb the authority of governors and top health officials to impose emergency...

Wrestling takes down Edwardsville, falls to Clarion in MAC tri-meet

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter January 24, 2021

Kent State wrestling opened Mid-American Conference competition with a tri-meet against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville and Clarion University on Saturday.  The Flashes handled SIUE in the first dual 25-15...

President Joe Biden signs his first executive order in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. 

Biden says Trump left him a ‘very generous letter’ before departing White House

(CNN) -- President Joe Biden said Wednesday that former President Donald Trump left him a "very generous letter" before departing the White House.Biden, speaking from the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office...

Gov. Mike DeWine announced Portage County is now in a COVID-19 Level 3 Red status, which indicates very high exposure and spread of the virus. 

Portage County rises to COVID-19 Level 3 Red status

Gina Butkovich Lauren Sasala September 17, 2020

Gov. Mike DeWine announced Portage County is now in a COVID-19 Level 3 Red status, which indicates very high exposure and spread of the virus. “The majority of cases are being driven by activities in...

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