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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Portage County Sheriff David Doak

Increased heroin use contributes to overcrowding in Portage County Jail

Jason Meek and Kelsey Leyva January 29, 2015

Portage County Jail is experiencing severe overcrowding in the women’s section due to increased illegal drug use in northeast Ohio.Portage County Sheriff David Doak said he is concerned the jail could...

The Black Squirrel Improv Troupe

Improv comedy team performs on campus

Jason Meek November 18, 2014

The Black Squirrel Improv Troupe began their show Friday, Nov. 15, with a romantic dinner at, appropriately enough, a squirrel-themed restaurant.The stage at the Kiva serves as the setting, and the only...

Ari Miller was the moderator of Off The Wagons first Magic the Gathering tournament Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014.

Off the Wagon brings Magic to downtown Kent

Jason Meek November 4, 2014

Off the Wagon, a toy store in Acorn Alley founded in 2009, is “for the young at heart,” according to its slogan. Only a short walk away from the Kent State campus, the shop sells merchandise geared...

KSU Florence director brings myth of Renaissance city back to life

Jason Meek January 23, 2014

Fabrizio Ricciardelli, head of Kent State’s Florence program, gave a lecture Thursday entitled “The Myth of Renaissance Florence” in Satterfield Hall to explain the significance of Florence’s history...

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