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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Jerry M. Lewis, Kent State professor emeritus of sociology, gives a tour of the May 4 walk on Sept. 15, 2014. Lewis was a professor on campus during the shooting on May 4, 1970.

School funding makes May 4 education difficult in local districts

Katie Nix May 4, 2015

Forty-five years ago, the identity of the Kent community was changed forever when Ohio National Guardsmen fired into a crowd of protesting students and passersby.After four Kent State students were killed...

Portage County unveils new recycling plan, Kent first to commit

Katie Nix March 19, 2015

The City of Kent has committed to continuing its relationship with the Portage County Solid Waste Management District and utilizing the organization’s new recycling plan.“The city’s history of...

Interim police chief doesn’t want permanent position

Katie Nix February 19, 2015

Brimfield’s interim police chief announced he’s not currently interested in the permanent position Wednesday at the township’s trustees meeting.“(The department) had a plan in place that someday...

Former chief’s radio show canceled

Katie Nix January 22, 2015

Former Brimfield Township Police Chief David Oliver’s radio show on WNIR has officially been canceled.Bill Klaus, CEO of the station, released a statement Thursday saying, “The weekend program 'Breaking...

Brimfield police officers speak out at meeting

Katie Nix January 22, 2015

TV2 reporter Tyler Carey on the Brimfield Police Chief from KentWired.com on Vimeo.Current and former officers spoke out against former police chief David Oliver at the Brimfield Township Board of Trustees...

Brimfield Police Chief and Facebook internet sensation David Oliver speaks to Kent State students on Oct. 8, 2013 about his many experiences in the police force. From years of helping on the drug task force, to his more recent ones that revolve around helping the community through his notoriety on Facebook, Oliver has built quite a background for himself prior to the interest buzz. Oliver recently released a book called No Mopes Allowed, inspired by the well-known Facebook page.

Brimfield’s Chief Oliver resigns, claims PTSD as root of problem

Katie Nix January 16, 2015

The Brimfield Township Board of Trustees accepted the resignation of Police Chief David Oliver at a meeting Friday afternoon and also instated Capt. Chris Adkins as the interim chief.However, much of the...

Brimfield Police Chief and Facebook internet sensation David Oliver speaks to Kent State students on Oct. 8, 2013 about his many experiences in the police force. From years of helping on the drug task force, to his more recent ones that revolve around helping the community through his notoriety on Facebook, Oliver has built quite a background for himself prior to the interest buzz. Oliver recently released a book called No Mopes Allowed, inspired by the well-known Facebook page.

UPDATE: Brimfield police chief retires from position

Katie Nix January 16, 2015

Brimfield Police Chief David Oliver has announced his retirement Friday.Oliver posted on his Facebook page, for which he has received national acclaim, “I cannot say a lot, with the exception that I...

Students and professors gather around the School of Art Gallery during the graduate student biennial reception on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. The gallery features works of art from graduate students in the School of Art.

School of Art hosts month-long exhibit of graduate students’ work

Katie Nix January 15, 2015

The Kent State School of Art Galleries will host the “M.F.A. 2015” exhibit until Feb. 13.The exhibit, which takes place every two years, opened Jan. 14 and a reception will take place from 5 to 7 p.m....

Brimfield Police Chief and Facebook internet sensation David Oliver speaks to Kent State students on Oct. 8, 2013 about his many experiences in the police force. From years of helping on the drug task force, to his more recent ones that revolve around helping the community through his notoriety on Facebook, Oliver has built quite a background for himself prior to the interest buzz. Oliver recently released a book called No Mopes Allowed, inspired by the well-known Facebook page.

Brimfield police chief suspended

Katie Nix January 13, 2015

Brimfield Township Police Chief David Oliver, whose Facebook posts have made him well-known across the country, has been suspended from the department effective Tuesday."I can't say very much due to the...

USG makes change in fall semester

Katie Nix August 27, 2014

Kent State’s Undergraduate Student Government, or USG, has made changes to its operations this semester as well as its appearance.“The allocations process is one of the main things we’re changing...

Professor receives outstanding geography award

Katie Nix August 25, 2014

A Kent State geography professor earned an Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award for bringing a geographical perspective to war, violence and genocide.James Tyner, a professor in the Department of...

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