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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Opinion: The current system is rigged against you and me

Madison Newingham November 12, 2017

The means by which we discuss our economy halt any change of poor practices. The words and our understandings of capitalism and socialism as mutually exclusive ideas are poisoning American exceptionalism.Politicians...

John Hess is a senior political science major. Contact him at 

Opinion: The Desperation Tax

John Hess January 18, 2016

Imagine you’re a state representative. To be re-elected you must give your constituents as much as you can while taking as little as possible from them in taxes. How do you bring that proverbial bacon...

The Kent State University Bookstore promotes their event for the month of July on July 16, 2015.

Possible bill could mean lower textbook prices for students

Elizabeth Randolph September 9, 2015

Senior business management major Brialle Menefee, spends about $300-400 on textbooks each semester.Menefee said that when she buys her books, it’s typically never at the Kent State University Bookstore.“I...

Rootstown school district debates potential tax for renovations

Kaitlyn LeBeau April 8, 2015

Rootstown school district discusses potential JEDD from on Vimeo.

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a event to promote a new health care program by approving $215 million for a Precision Medicine Initiative, which is designed to help doctors tailor treatments to the individual characteristics of their patients, in the East Room of the White House on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

AP: Obama’s record budget: Tax the rich, help middle class

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press February 2, 2015

WASHINGTON — Promising to help America's middle class, President Barack Obama on Monday sent Congress a record $4 trillion budget that would hammer corporate profits overseas and raise taxes on the...

Our View: How much is it worth, really?

DKS Editors April 1, 2014

The Farmers’ Market might soon be treated as a business, in the eyes of the city.Kent City Council is mulling over whether to begin making vendors pay to be a part of the year-round, once-a-week marketplace...

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