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OPINION: Impeachment is back — what’s next?

Jarett Theberge Photographer October 2, 2019

It started with a phone call.The Washington Post reported that on July 25, 2019, President Donald Trump called the newly elected leader of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, to congratulate him on the victory...

Flashes Volleyball swept by Miami and Bowling Green

Nicholas Pedone Sports reporter September 29, 2019

Kent State’s volleyball team quickly ran into adversity as they opened up the MAC competition over the weekend.The Flashes were swept on their home floor by Miami University, losing in straight sets...

FILE - This Dec. 20, 2018, file photo shows a Juul electronic cigarette starter kit at a smoke shop in New York. Juul is the largest U.S. seller of electronic cigarettes, controlling about 70 percent of the market. The San Francisco-based company rose to the top through viral marketing that promoted high-nicotine pods with dessert and fruit flavors. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Juul stops e-cigarette ads as teen vaping, illnesses grow

WASHINGTON (AP) — Juul Labs Inc. will stop advertising its electronic cigarettes in the U.S. and replace its chief executive as mysterious breathing illnesses and an explosion in teen vaping have triggered...

President Donald Trump meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy at the InterContinental Barclay New York hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Washington plunges into Trump impeachment investigation

Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick, and Julie Pace AP September 25, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pressed Ukraine's leader to "look into" Democratic rival Joe Biden as well as his grievances from the 2016 election, according to a rough transcript of a summer...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, a dramatic and historic move that comes as the President faces outrage over reports that he pressured a foreign leader in an effort to target a political rival.

Nancy Pelosi announces formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump

Originally Published: 24 SEP 19 08:43 ETUpdated: 24 SEP 19 17:15 ET    (CNN) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, a dramatic...

Soccer team enters conference play 2-4-1

Dante Centofanti Sports Reporter September 22, 2019

Sept. 21 in Youngstown, the women's soccer team had their first multi goal game of the season, scoring 4 goals in a 4-2 win against the Youngstown State Penguins. The Flashes improve to a record of 2-4-1. With...

Field Hockey drops both games on weekend road trip

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter September 22, 2019

Kent State women’s field hockey (4-5) lost both of its games on the road this weekend.The Flashes took on the top ranked University of Iowa (5-2) on Saturday and lost 5-1.“We made a couple mistakes...

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...

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Trump Administration’s double standard on vaping

Jarrett Theberge September 11, 2019

The recent wave of vaping related lung illnesses has caused everyone from vaping college students to concerned parents of high schoolers to question whether or not vaping is safer than cigarettes if safe...

A sixth person in the United States has died from lung disease related to vaping, Kansas health officials said. The death marks the first in the state, but raises even more concern about the safety and regulation of e-cigarettes.

A sixth person died from vaping-related lung disease. Here’s what you need to know

By Jacqueline Howard, CNN September 11, 2019

Originally Published: 10 SEP 19 19:21 ETUpdated: 11 SEP 19 08:29 ET    (CNN) -- A sixth person in the United States has died from lung disease related to vaping, Kansas health officials said Tuesday....

Previous Bridges Summer Program participants and their families stand together at the steps of the Kent State University Student Center. Courtesy of Daniel Nilsson. 

Kent State Forms Bridges to Success with Summer Program

Linden Miller September 8, 2019

For some first-year students, transitioning to the fast-paced and independent lifestyle of college can be difficult. The Bridges Summer Program, however, is working to ensure that incoming under-represented...

Sophomore forward Luisa Knapp collides with Michigan State goalkeeper Jade Arundell during an unsuccessful penalty corner. The Golden Flashes lost 0-1 to Michigan State University Sunday. 

Field hockey beats Saint Francis, loses to Michigan State

Gina Butkovich September 2, 2019

Less than four minutes in the third period was all it took for Michigan State to capitalize on a penalty corner and for Kent State to lose their first game of the very young season. “I think we just...

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