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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Oktoberfest came to downtown Kent Sept. 25. German themed menus were displayed throughout the festivities.

Oktoberfest brought German culture to Main Street

Lucy Connolly Reporter September 29, 2021

This past Saturday, Main Street Kent put on its annual Oktoberfest where restaurants and vendors brought a bit of German culture to the community, along with plenty of beer. “​​We like participating...

Elaine Frantz is a historian and Kent State professor. 

Verdict from George Floyd murder trial may reveal historical problems, new solutions

Ian Jameson Reporter April 22, 2021

After the death of George Floyd last year and protests worldwide in the following months, the verdict of the murder trial and the charges against the man who killed him have been announced. On Tuesday,...

Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio said Monday he won’t seek reelection and plans to end a career in federal government spanning more than three decades.

GOP Ohio Sen. Portman not seeking reelection, cites gridlock

AP January 25, 2021

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio Sen. Rob Portman said Monday that he won’t seek reelection to a third term in 2022, expressing dismay with the deep partisanship and dysfunction in American politics.The career...

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