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Welcome to the Family

LeBron James’ I Promise School lifts up Akron families with an education that helps at-risk students succeed. We go inside the school and follow one family’s first year.

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Austin Mariasy

Working on a project with others involves many obstacles beyond the scholastic. These students rose to the challenge of collaboration, time management and problem-solving with shining results. Read more

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Anna Wright

Changes to a popular college savings plan now make it easier to put away money for K-12 education. Read more

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Bath and Copley salute their bicentennials by reflecting on history. Read more

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Talia Hodge

A Girl Scout helps people destress with a guided trail in Copley. Read more

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Your charitable spirit can outlive you with a planned gift to the Akron Community Foundation. Read more

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Talia Hodge

The University of Akron helps businesses and others think big with biologically inspired solutions. Read more

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Talia Hodge

The 330's universities are forming esports teams to join the popular trend. Read more

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Austin Mariasy

Long before Don Corleone and Tony Soprano became pop-culture icons of organized crime in America, the Black Hand Society terrorized fellow Sicilian immigrants in the Western Reserve of the early 20th century. Read more

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Logan Lutton

You may know Emily Mueller from local headlines as the “bee whisperer” for rescuing honey beehives in public spaces like Summa Health System’s main hospital and for a maternity photo shoot where she had bees swarm on her pregnant belly. Read more

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The Akron Zoo has ramped up its conservation efforts over the past decade. Here are some milestones. Read more

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We enjoy viewing the wildlife at the Akron Zoo. But few realize the local and global conservation efforts the zoo carries out daily to go green and help save animals on the verge of extinction. Read more

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Tylar Sutton

Whether it’s setting the Global standard for wound care or breaking gender and racial barriers on city council, these pioneers are paving the way for a better tomorrow. Read more

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