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Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, Nov. 21:

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Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, Nov. 12:

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Akron Democrats had a strong showing in Tuesday’s General Election. Many gathered at the Duck Club in downtown Akron for general election results, which ushered in a second four-year term for Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan.

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Here are your morning headlines for Wednesday, Nov. 6:

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Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan has won a second term, easily defeating a challenge from Republican Josh Sines, a restaurateur and pro wrestling ring announcer. 

In a statement declaring victory, Horrigan thanked voters for their support and expressed optimism as the city moves forward.

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Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, Oct. 29:

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On Nov. 5, Akron residents will decide who will lead their city for the next four years.  First-term Mayor Dan Horrigan, a Democrat, is facing a challenge from local business owner, Republican Josh Sines.

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Summit County and the City of Akron are getting more than $10 million in federal funds to test for and remediate lead in nearly 500 hundred homes.

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A long-neglected park near downtown Akron has been refurbished and expanded as part of the ongoing Civic Commons project.

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JENNIFER CONN / WKSU

Supporting Akron’s downtown businesses during reconstruction, revitalizing neighborhoods and allocating settlement money from Summit County’s opioid lawsuit were among topics addressed during a mayoral debate Wednesday hosted by the Akron Press Club.

Incumbent Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan and Republican challenger Josh Sines faced off at Quaker Station.

The candidates were asked whether Akron’s already high water and sewer rates would increase over the next four years.

Mayor Dan Horrigan said they would not increase before 2021.

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Here are your morning headlines for Wednesday, Oct. 16

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Riders of Akron Metro RTA Buses no longer have to worry about bringing along cash to pay for their ticket. The agency has launched an app that allows riders to pay their fare directly from their smartphones.

Metro RTA Spokesperson Halee Gerenday says the EZfare app will enhance the customer experience.

 

OHIO HISTORICAL ELECTION RESULTS

Here are your morning headlines for Monday, Oct. 14:

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Summit Lake is enjoying a revival, but it’s about more than just the body of water itself. The community's  turnaround is the focus of a new story in The Devil Strip “Revival of the People and the Souls on the Shores of Summit Lake.”

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Akronites can expect to see a big improvement over last year in snow and ice removal, according to a plan city officials rolled out Wednesday.

The new strategy is in answer to public outcry over sluggish snow removal from city streets during a major storm last January.

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