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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Dante Cephas makes a catch against Maryland in College Park on Saturday Sept. 25.

Kent State fails to capitalize in red zone, drops game to Maryland

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 25, 2021

For the third time in four games this season, the Kent State football team had no problem driving down the field into the opposing team’s territory. But once down there, the Flashes failed to capitalize...

Washburn becomes third offensive field hockey player to win MAC honor

Jacob Hansen Reporter September 21, 2021

Junior Sydney Washburn won Mid-American Conference Offensive Player of the Week as the Kent State field hockey team maintained their No. 23 rank.Washburn is the third KSU player to win the award joining...

Kent State center Sam Allan (54) prepares to snap the ball while facing down Iowas defensive line. The Flashes would give up 7 sacks for 39 yards and a safety.

Kent State fumbles away potential upset at #5 Iowa

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 19, 2021

For the second time in three weeks, the Kent State football team found itself in a position to make it a one score game in the second half while facing a top six team in the country. It was 1st &...

Freshman punter Josh Smith prepares to punt the ball against Texas A&M at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas on Sept. 4, 2021. 

Kent State punter earns Player of the Week honors

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 7, 2021

Freshman punter Josh Smith earned the Mid-American Conference’s East Division Special Teams Player of the Week honor for his performance in the Kent State football team’s loss to Texas A&M on Saturday. In...

Kent State hangs with Texas A&M in first half, blown out in second

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 5, 2021

With a little over seven minutes left in the third quarter, the Kent State football team had the ball on the 22-yard line of Texas A&M. 1st & 10. Down 13-3 against the No. 6 team in the country,...

Dustin Crum (7) lets a a pass go against Buffalo. Crum would throw for 343 yards and three touchdowns. Nov. 28, 2020.

2021 Kent State football preview: the bright future ahead

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 2, 2021

The Kent State football team was riding high, winning its first three games and looking to compete in the Mid-American Conference Championship. A blowout loss to Buffalo and two cancellations due to COVID-19...

The U.S. and Texas flags fly in front of high voltage transmission towers on February 21, 2021 in Houston, Texas. Millions of Texans lost power when winter storm Uri hit the state and knocked out coal, natural gas and nuclear plants that were unprepared for the freezing temperatures brought on by the storm. 

Regulators examine Texas energy market after natural gas prices soared 10,000%

Matt Egan, CNN Business February 23, 2021

(CNN) -- Federal regulators are looking closely at the Texas energy market after natural gas prices rocketed during last week's deep freeze. And they're warning that extreme weather will continue to...

Derenik Gharibian, area pharmacy director Kaiser, prepares Pfizer coronavirus vaccine.

About 1 in 10 Americans have gotten at least their first Covid-19 shot. But supply challenges remain

10 FEB 21 10:46 ET By Christina Maxouris, CNN February 10, 2021

(CNN) -- About one in 10 Americans -- nearly 32.9 million people -- have so far received at least a first dose of the two-part Covid-19 vaccines, data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Haffner and Matthews both recieve MAC volleyball player of the week honors

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter February 9, 2021

For the second consecutive week, two Kent State players received Mid-American Conference East Division volleyball player of the week honors.Junior setter Alex Haffner repeated as setter of the week and...

Construction on the corner of Lincoln and E. Main St. at the old Wendys location. 

Wendy’s on Lincoln and E. Main St. under renovation

Alexandria Manthey, TV2 Reporter February 3, 2021

Construction on the corner of Lincoln and E. Main St. has been going on for the past few weeks. The old Wendy’s building is going through reconstruction. The new drive thru will be more accessible to...

U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he departs on the South Lawn of the White House, on December 12, 2020 in Washington, DC. Trump is traveling to the Army versus Navy Football Game at the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY. 

‘Several dozen’ of Trump’s pardons pushed by criminal justice reform groups, source says

(CNN) -- Several dozen of President Donald Trump's final slate of more than 100 pardons and commutations will be doled out to individuals whose cases have been championed by criminal justice reform...

Supporters of US President Donald Trump sit inside the office of US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi as he protest inside the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 6, 2021. - Demonstrators breeched security and entered the Capitol as Congress debated the a 2020 presidential election Electoral Vote Certification. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

Capitol riots raise urgent concerns about Congress’s information security

Brian FungCNN Business January 8, 2021

(CNN) -- Digital security experts are raising the alarm over Wednesday's breach of the US Capitol, which not only threatened lawmakers' physical safety but also created potential national security and...

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