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King James Goes Home

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 07.11.2014 | Sports
Joe Peyronnin

At 29 years old, LeBron James is the biggest superstar in the world. Yet this kid from Northeast Ohio, who had a difficult childhood, is a doting father, a loving husband and a wonderful son. His Akron roots run deep.

Obama Family Draws Cheers At Basketball Game In Hawaii

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama and the first family are momentarily skipping the beach in Hawaii to take in a college basketball game. Obam...

Burger Travel: The Hamburger Festival of Akron, Ohio

The GypsyNesters | Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

Nothing says all-American like a summer food festival in the Heartland, and hamburgers are as American as it gets.

Drug Arrest Jeopardizes Akron's Special Season

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 03.09.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND -- Akron's special season has hit a stunning snag. Zips starting point guard Alex Abreu pleaded not guilty to trafficking and possession of...

Night Of Sky-Gazing Turns Deadly

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.20.2012 | College

Adrienne Ryba wanted to see the city lights and a meteor shower, her mother told the Akron Beacon-Journal, but seeking a better view cost the 19-year-...

The Secretary's Setback: The Polls Will Stay Open in Ohio

Rana B. Khoury | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Rana B. Khoury

Our votes shouldn't be precious and fragile, susceptible to inconveniences and disenfranchisement. They are our right, and Ohioans know it like no one else.

HuffPost Guides: Snow Trails Winter Resort

The Huffington Post | Barbie Carpenter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Snow Trails Winter Resort in Ohio is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel off...

BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence's President & CEO on Nonprofit Mergers

Aaron Hurst | Posted 12.03.2011 | Impact
Aaron Hurst

Business Volunteers Unlimited (BVU) links Cleveland area businesses to nonprofits and provides consulting, on, among other topics -- nonprofit mergers...

10 Worst U.S. Cities for Renters

AOL Real Estate | Stefanos Chen | Posted 07.17.2011 | Home

After the housing bubble burst, thousands of families found themselves saddled with underwater mortgages, peak interest rates and a serious shortage o...

Teen Has Marred Health But Bright Spirit: Two-Time Cancer Survivor Needs Double Lung Transplant And Your Help (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Most teens love proving adults wrong, and 15-year-old Megan Kasmar is no exception. She's survived cancer twice before -- once when doctors gave her ...

Yazeed Essa GUILTY Of Wife's Cyanide Death, Ohio Jury Rules

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CLEVELAND — An Ohio doctor accused of lacing his wife's calcium supplement with cyanide so he could be with his mistress was convicted Friday of...

Several Probably Killed In Shooting, Lazy Police Report Confirms

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Akron, Home News

AKRON, MI—According to a hastily written police report, anywhere from several to half a dozen people were killed at some point Monday in......

Great Houses of New York: River House, the Best Address, Part I

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

How did I, an unknown from the provinces, black and gay, first find myself at lofty River House facing the East River?

People-Watcher Catches Glimpse Of Rare North American Black Doofus

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Akron, Home News

AKRON, OH—After sitting for nearly three hours in his usual spot behind a café window downtown, people-watcher Peter Mitchell was thrilled......