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Tylar Sutton

Whether it’s a gold medalist flipping the mat on abusive gymnastics culture or a female engineer breaking the rubber ceiling on the racetrack, these dynamic personalities are making a difference. Read more

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Matt Arnold

While the physicality of the sport at high levels may surprise basement aficionados of pingpong — athletes burn up to 700 calories an hour, and balls in competitions can travel up to 70 mph — the real game is a mental one. Read more

Arts & Entertainment

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Tylar Sutton

At first glance, Kaamilah Wahid looks perfect. The reigning Miss Akron United States 2019 has all the aesthetics of a beauty queen: trim figure, flowing locks, gorgeous smile, poise and elocution. But she’s had her share of challenges to overcome. Read more

Beauty & Wellness

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Matt Arnold

One master gardener digs into dirt and history to landscape a dream. Read more

Home & Garden

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Matt Arnold

These animals were cast out in the face of trauma. But kindhearted people stepped in to give them a second chance at life. Read more

Home & Garden

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Logan Lutton

Go off the beaten path and uncover these overlooked natural wonders scattered across The 330. Read more

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With spring in the in the air — finally! — it’s time to think about warmer temps. And that means transitioning from your furnace to your air conditioner and racking your brain for how long it’s been since you had those units checked out. Read more

Home & Garden

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Matt Arnold

Wake-Up Calls

These 330 breakfast institutions are worth an early rise. Read more

Apr 24, 2019 12:12 PM Flavor Blog

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Tylar Sutton

We get it. Mornings are tough. Local chefs are giving us tasty new reasons to rise and shine, from tart but sweet blueberry pancakes to a decadent lobster frittata. Read more

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Matt Arnold

Fertile Ground

A new book preserves Kent’s rock ‘n’ roll history with personal accounts of legendary rock stars before they were famous. Read more

Apr 22, 2019 2:29 PM (330) Area Blog

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Tylar Sutton

3 Jazz Musicians to Know

These past and present players shape the revitalized Akron jazz scene. Read more

Mar 7, 2019 11:46 AM , (330) Area Blog

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photo by Tylar Sutton

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. Read more

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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

Education

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Talia Hodge

The 62-year-old has been building model cars since he was 10 years old, a hobby that led to his career as an automotive technician at Fischer’s Foreign Cars in Peninsula. Read more

Arts & Entertainment

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Tylar Sutton

The taste of The 330 is on the move. With classic institutions setting the bar and trendy upstarts changing the game, local restaurants are making our mouths water in new ways. Read more

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A professional gives advice on navigating the tricky parts of bathroom remodels. Read more

Home & Garden

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Talia Hodge

Canton artist Aaron Archer transforms his creative dreams with an international partnership. Read more

Arts & Entertainment

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

Education

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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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