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More than a third of the US population, from the Midwest to the East Coast, under air quality alerts from Canadian wildfire smoke

CNN -- More than third of the US population is under air quality alerts, covering more than a dozen states from the Midwest to the East Coast, as smoke from Canadian wildfires sweeps across parts of the...

U.S. congressional district map  for 2012-2020

2020 census reveals losses for Ohio while redistricting efforts are still set for later this year

Ian Jameson Reporter May 1, 2021

Data from 2020’s census was released on April 26 and reveals Ohio is losing one congressional seat and an Electoral College vote.  Ohio’s population grew by 2.3 percent from 2010 to 2020 while the...

Brianne Tierney has been head coach of the Kent State women’s lacrosse team since the program was launched in 2016.

The halo effect: Building a lacrosse hotbed from scratch

Owen MacMIllan Sports Reporter April 22, 2021

The inaugural season of the Mid-American Conference’s women’s lacrosse league is approaching an end, marking a huge step forward for the spread of women’s lacrosse in the Midwest.Lacrosse is traditionally...

Sam Harper is the Colorectal Cancer Alliance’s new vice president of data intelligence and technology.

Second Kent State alumnus hired at small colorectal cancer nonprofit organization

Zoë Blank Reporter March 9, 2021

A small organization of only 45 people in Washington, D.C., now employs two Kent State alumni.The Colorectal Cancer Alliance recently hired Kent State alumnus Sam Harper as the vice president of data intelligence...

Medina junior QB drawing attention throughout the midwest

Sean Blevins Sports reporter October 4, 2020

Despite only playing at quarterback since his freshman year of high school, Drew Allar picked up the position quickly and has drawn the attention of many Division I programs in the Midwest. The son of...

Clare Heisey, a senior exercise science major and recent winner of the Undergraduate Scholar of the Year. Tuesday March 1, 2016.

Exercise science major wins Outstanding Undergraduate of the Year Award

Alexandra Seibt March 3, 2016

With a published citation for her work on an honors research project and a 4.0 GPA, Clare Heisey, a senior exercise science major, received the Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar of the Year award from...

Freezing cold weather sweeps across nation

James Nord November 12, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — The Arctic chill is gripping the Rockies and Upper Midwest — and it’s crawling east.Sharp drops in temperature are expected in other parts of the U.S. in the coming days, thanks to...

The founding editors of Flyover Country Magazine, Casey Nichols, Peter Grapentien and Tony Battaglia (from left to right) are all Kent State alumns and began the magazine to showcase the midwests literary and artistic diversity.

Freeing the Words of the Midwest

Jen Kuczkowski October 28, 2014

The Midwest has always been disregarded, especially in terms of literary and artistic diversity. It’s often labeled “farm country” — the gray area between the east and west coasts. At least that...

Constance Lambert embraces her dog after finding it alive when returning to her destroyed home in Tupelo, Miss., on Monday, April 28, 2014. Lambert was at an event away from her home when the tornado struck and rushed back to check on her pets. (Brad Vest/The Commercial Appeal/MCT)

At least 35 dead as South braces for more twisters

Adrian Sainz, Associated Press April 29, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Miss. — Ruth Bennett died clutching the last child left at her day care center as a tornado wiped the building off its foundation. A firefighter who came upon the body gently pulled the toddler...

Arkansans rush for cover against twister; 15 die

VILONIA, Ark. (AP) — The sky turned black as the funnel cloud closed in, and Maggie Caro rushed with her husband and two children to a community shelter at a Vilonia school, where they were among the...

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