Canton Pro Football Hall of Fame

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The 34th Annual Canton Balloon Classic will kick off a week of Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement events

More than 50 balloons will fill the skies above Canton, according to organizer Andrea Hartman.

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Here are your morning headlines for Monday, Feb. 4: 

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With a record turnout expected for the upcoming Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival in Canton, some highway access and parking changes for visitors are taking place. 

The interchange for the Hall of Fame from the expressway beside it has been a traffic-flow problem for about half a century. 

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The Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton says its billion-dollar expansion project is back on track after questions about funding.

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Visitors to Stark County will be paying more for hotel rooms starting next month after commissioners voted to double the county's hotel bed tax.

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The Canton Parks board is holding a special meeting this Wednesday to discuss a proposal from the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Canton Considers an Ambitious Plan for Downtown

Jan 10, 2017
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One of Canton’s proposed downtown revitalization projects has gone up substantially in cost and in altitude.  

A dozen civic and business leaders came to Canton City Hall to see a new design for Market Square -- a downtown block that many in town still call the Kresge lot for the retail store that was long-ago torn down.

As expected, there was green space and a stage. And then, not so expected, an image of something towering nearly 200-feet above all that, a graceful metal frame repeating the abstract football-shape atop the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Pro Football HOF Investigates Field Problems

Aug 9, 2016
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The traditional kick off of the NFL season with the Hall of Fame Game in Canton was supposed to happen Sunday.  It didn’t. 

There were problems with the condition of the field.  Paint used to put the logo at midfield and markings in the end zones dried to a finish that was hard and slick and judged unsafe for players.  That’s why the game was called according to the Hall of Fame.