Akron panhandling law

photo of downtown Canton, Ohio
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Canton City Council is set to vote tonight on whether to repeal a panhandling ordinance that’s being called unconstitutional.

Homeless encampment, Akron, OH
TIM RUDELL / WKSU

The operator of a homeless camp on Akron’s east side is suing the city. The move is aimed at keeping the tent village open despite a city-imposed Thanksgiving deadline for shutting it down.