Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan will be facilitating a community town hall Thursday at 5:30 p.m. with the final four candidates for police chief. People can submit questions through noon Wednesday.
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The Senate has added the amendment to the state's proposed budget, and advocates for low-income Ohioans are urging lawmakers to take it out.
Updating the data would disrupt schools' funding and increase costs in the future, according to school funding expert.
The county is one of eight across the country involved in the program, which includes a $125,000 grant and assistance from the Urban Institute for the next 18 months.
The Ohio Senate approved its version of the state budget last Wednesday. They day before, a last minute amendment was added anonymously that severely restricts municipalities from providing broadband internet service.
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