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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

This undated file image made available by the CDC shows the Ebola Virus.

Visit by Ebola victim shocks northeast Ohio

Katherine Schaeffer October 15, 2014

A nurse who cared for Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan at a Dallas Hospital was diagnosed with the virus after visiting relatives in Tallmadge over the weekend, three of whom are Kent State staff members....

Due to an extreme winter, the city of Kent has been experiencing a shortage of salt used to keep the roads and sidewalks clear of ice.

Road salt shortage creates challenges for city, campus

Katherine Schaeffer March 4, 2014

Two months of polar vortices interspersed with seemingly unending snowstorms have taxed the United States’ cold weather resources, causing a sweeping salt shortage across the nation. As snowstorms continue...

Sophomore fashion merchandising major Ashleigh Lentz (left) negotiates with a Kent city towing employee as her car is set up to be towed from Eagles Landing, Jan. 16, 2014. Lentz had to go to an ATM to get cash, since under current law, towing companies dont need to accept credit cards.

Complaints lead state to rethink towing law

Katherine Schaeffer February 3, 2014

Sophomore fashion merchandising major Ashleigh Lentz panicked after she left her friend’s Eagles Landing apartment to find a tow truck idling in front of her car Jan. 16, 2014.Lentz confronted the driver,...

Campus closes due to weather conditions

Katherine Schaeffer January 27, 2014

Kent State cancelled classes on the Kent campus today after temperatures, forecasted to plunge below zero, got the attention of university officials. Officials made the announcement Monday afternoon...

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