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Drumm's 'Tree of Life' stands tall in front of the newly-opened I Promise School in Akron.
MARK AREHART / WKSU

Students at the I Promise school in Akron got the chance to become ninjas this week.

Kids participated in a replica of the "American Ninja Warrior" obstacle course where students tested their strength and stamina. They climbed an 8-foot wall among other obstacles. 

American Ninja Warrior host Akbar Gbajabiamila visited the school. While he was happy seeing the kids participate, Gbajabiamila wanted to leave an important message for everyone. 

a photo of medical marijuana products
JO INGLES / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Right now, there are 21 medical conditions for which Ohioans could get medical marijuana.

a photo of Representative Emilia Sykes
ANDY CHOW / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

The state will ask the US Supreme Court to delay an order to draw a new Congressional district map.

A panel of three federal judges that the map is unconstitutionally gerrymandered has denied a request from the state to delay their order to draw a new map by next month. 

A photo of Ryan Humbert and his band
AIMEE LAMBES / AIMEE LAMBES PHOTOGRAPHY

Longtime Northeast Ohio singer-songwriter Ryan Humbert is releasing his first album with his new honky-tonk band, The Shootouts. The five-piece group releases "Quick Draw" on Friday. 

Tim Ryan, U.S. Congressman from Ohio
WOSU

Congressman Tim Ryan said the pending sale of the Lordstown General Motors plant is bittersweet.

Ryan said bringing jobs to the plant is good news in the long-term, but not necessarily beneficial for the GM workers who lost their jobs when the plant ceased production.

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