The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


United Auto Workers’ strike creates ripple effect across community

Adrianna Quinlan, Reporter September 29, 2023

On Sept. 15, the United Auto Workers, also known as the UAW, launched their walkouts against the big three automakers: General Motors, Stellantis and Ford. Since then, the UAW has halted operations at...

UAW strike extends to Northeast Ohio, Stellantis facility in Streetsboro joins the strike

TV2 Staff September 23, 2023

UAW President Shawn Fain announced Friday that the strike will be expanding to Northeast Ohio, following the one week strike in three main locations and not reaching an agreement. The Stellantis parts...

The Human Bean, a new drive-thru coffee chain located at 1713 East Main St., will open in early September.

Oregon coffee-chain ‘The Human Bean’ to open

Emma Andrus, Editor-in-Chief September 1, 2022

The city of Kent will welcome a new member to its coffee scene family in early September. The Human Bean is a drive-thru coffee franchise that originated in Southern Oregon in 1988 and...

Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio’s 13th Congressional District. 

Kent State students conflicted about reelected congressman Tim Ryan

Mason Lawlor Reporter November 12, 2020

Rep. Tim Ryan won reelection in Ohio’s 13th district congressional last Tuesday. Ryan defeated Republican challenger Christina Hagan, a former member of the Ohio House of Representatives.  Ohio’s...

Portage County Headlines: March 16th, 2015

Mitchell Felan March 16, 2015

Learn about the verdict of a Kent man's murder trial to why some Ravenna roads will be closed in your TV2 Portage County news update. Portage County Headlines-March 16th, 2015 from on Vimeo.

Officials take Kent’s top 50 safest city ranking with a grain of salt

Grace Murray January 16, 2014

Out of hundreds of Ohio cities, Kent has been named the 41st safest city in the state, according to a recent report by home security promotion website placed Broadview Heights, Hudson...

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