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Brian Barnes was named director of basketball operations in 2018, and has been with the men’s basketball program for nearly six years. May 2, 2021.

Brian Barnes, director of basketball operations, dies at 28

Brian Barnes, director of basketball operations for Kent State men’s basketball, died on Sunday, May 2 at the age of 28.KentWired was not able to confirm Barnes’ cause of death at the time of publication. Barnes...

Representative Maxine Waters(C) (D-CA) speaks to the media during an ongoing protest at the Brooklyn Center Police Department in Brooklyn Centre, Minnesota on April 17, 2021. - Police officer, Kim Potter, who shot dead Black 20-year-old Daunte Wright in a Minneapolis suburb after appearing to mistake her gun for her Taser was arrested April 14 on manslaughter charges.

Waters calls for protesters to ‘get more confrontational’ if no guilty verdict is reached in Derek Chauvin trial

Chandelis Duster, CNN April 20, 2021

(CNN) -- Rep. Maxine Waters on Saturday night called for protesters to "stay on the street" and "get more confrontational" if former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is acquitted in the killing...

Medical Assistant Joann e Grajeda, a volunteer from El Paso, Tx., administers a COVID-19 antigen test at a testing clinic on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021, at Memorial Stadium in Port Huron.

Fauci says new Covid-19 cases are at a disturbing level as the US is primed for a surge

By Madeline Holcombe, CNN April 8, 2021

 (CNN) -- The number of new Covid-19 cases has plateaued at a "disturbingly high level," and the US is at risk from a new surge, Dr. Anthony Fauci warned on Wednesday.Although off the highs of earlier...

Sarah Richardson was the first voter in line at the Rec on Nov. 3, 2020. 

A look into Election Day in Portage County

KentWired Staff November 3, 2020

Our staff is spending all day visiting various polling locations and hearing from members of the greater Kent community. Here’s a look at the people voting, volunteering and being a part of Election...

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