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Here are your morning headlines for Monday, April 15:

This is Akron: Hopeful Signs Emerging in Akron's Economy

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A photo of Marlene Denholm, owner of the Main Street Saloon and her daughter Brooke Kennamore, assistant manager, sharing a laugh as they stand in front of their restaurant in Akron, Ohio onThursday, April 4, 2019.
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Marlene Denholm and Brooke Kennamore get a firsthand look at ongoing Akron economic development. That’s because they have a true front-row seat to the changes taking place in their part of the city’s Firestone Park neighborhood. Denholm owns the Main Street Saloon on South Main Street, where she and Brooke, her 22-year-old daughter, assist in the kitchen, serve customers, tend bar and do other jobs alongside each other. The long-established bar and grill, known for its expansive menu that includes the “Jumbo Burge

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Nearly one million Americans will have hip or knee replacement surgery this year. They’re among the fastest growing procedures in medicine.

For most people, the implants function just fine, but sometimes, that artificial knee or hip needs taken out …

And in this week’s Exploradio, we investigate what those discarded devices can tell us.

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KABIR BHATIA / WKSU

Vermont Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was in Lordstown yesterday for a town hall on education, the economy and how they’re tied to the city’s future.

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KABIR BHATIA / WKSU

Doctors from Ohio State University are working to bring more black men into the medical field, which they say will also lead to better outcomes for patients in underserved communities.

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