Kent, Ohio

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R-C Kent office to close Monday author Murphy, Chad newspaper Record-Courier (Record-Courier (Ohio)) date December 7, 2008 Kent Patch, a local division of Patch Media, mainly serves as an online bulletin board for local events


publisher Kent City School District accessdate 13 August 2010 As of 2013, the Portage Hike and Bike Trail was under construction or in planning, with several phases already completed in Kent. In August 2012, as part of several redevelopment projects in the downtown area

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;Jeremiah Freedman." He is known for his extremely distinct voice and usually plays very laid-back, friendly characters. He retired from voice acting in 2005, and focused on his touring live stage show. He was also the announcer of "Kids WB's


School (Kent, Ohio) Theodore Roosevelt High School in 1966. After graduation, he attended Kent State University, majoring in Art. In the late 1960s, he was a self-described hippie, until the Kent State shootings May

Guido's Pizza Shop in Kent, Ohio. Lewis and Gerald Casale were the originators of the concept of de-evolution, writing seminal tracts in the now-defunct ''LA Staff'', and later formed the band with Mark Mothersbaugh. Re-Birth The non-commercial license was still available, and an effort was organized to re-start a public radio station for Cleveland. WKSU in Kent (Kent, Ohio) could be heard throughout most of the Cleveland area and had been, quite by default


FM (Frequency modulation) and one AM (Amplitude modulation), are licensed to Kent. WKSU (WKSU-FM), at 89.7 FM, broadcasts from the campus of Kent State University and is the main affiliate for National Public Radio in Northeast Ohio for the Akron, Canton, and Cleveland radio markets via repeaters (Broadcast relay station) around the region.

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off from the Institute. In 1905, the club joined the Class C Division, Ohio-Pennsylvania League, which was founded that year in Akron, Ohio, by veteran ballplayer Charlie Morton. ''Spalding's Official Athletic Library Baseball Guide'' (New York: American Sports Publishing Co., 1906), p. 288. The league's Ohio members included clubs from Akron, Barberton (Barberton, Ohio), Bucyrus (Bucyrus, Ohio), Canton (Canton, Ohio), Kent (Kent, Ohio), Lima (Lima, Ohio), Massillon (Massillon, Ohio), Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon, Ohio), Newark (Newark, Ohio), Niles, Steubenville (Steubenville, Ohio), Washington (Washington, Ohio), Wooster (Wooster, Ohio), Youngstown, and Zanesville (Zanesville, Ohio), while Pennsylvania was initially represented by teams from Braddock (Braddock, Pennsylvania), Butler (Butler, Pennsylvania), Homestead (Homestead, Pennsylvania), and Sharon (Sharon, Pennsylvania). Within the first two weeks of the season, clubs from Lancaster (Lancaster, Pennsylvania) and McKeesport (McKeesport, Pennsylvania) also joined the league. Only eight of the original 21 participating clubs finished the 1905 season, however. ''Spalding's Official Athletic Library Baseball Guide'' (New York: American Sports Publishing Co., 1906), p. 289. These included clubs from Akron, Homestead, Lancaster, Newark, Niles, Sharon, Youngstown, and Zanesville. The name, "Youngstown Ohio Works", became officially associated with the Youngstown team when it joined the Ohio–Pennsylvania League.

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Getrost first Christina year 1993 publisher Kent State University location Kent, Ohio, United States pages 11–12 The 2006 expansion to the library brought available space to with a book collection of 147,390 items as of 2010.

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Kent City School District accessdate July 21, 2014 See also Kent City Schools Preschool Program In 1985, Theodore Roosevelt High School was given the United States

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. Their style over time has shifted between punk (punk rock), art rock, post-punk, and New Wave (New Wave music). Their music and stage show mingle kitsch science fiction themes, deadpan surrealist humor (Surreal humour), and mordantly satirical (satire) social commentary. Their often discordant (Consonance and dissonance) pop songs feature unusual synthetic instrumentation and time signatures that have proven influential on subsequent popular music, particularly

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9780473156909 pages 180– Gregg played lead guitar on the earliest recordings of the prototype predecessor to the musical group Devo, under his nom de guitar, Coupe de Ville (Cadillac Coupe de Ville). In 1971, Gregg, along with Devo co-founders Gerald Casale and Bob Lewis (Bob Lewis (musician)) recorded three songs: "I Been Refused", "I Need a Chick" and "Auto Mowdown" on primitive recording equipment located over Guido's Pizza Shop

Kent, Ohio

'''Kent''' is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the largest city in Portage County (Portage County, Ohio). It is located along the Cuyahoga River in Northeast Ohio on the western edge of the county. The population was 28,904 in the 2010 Census (2010 United States Census) and 32,345 in the 2013 estimate. The city is counted as part of the Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area (Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area) and the larger Cleveland–Akron–Canton Combined Statistical Area (Northeast Ohio).

Part of the Connecticut Western Reserve, Kent was settled in 1805 and was known for many years as '''Franklin Mills'''. Settlers were attracted to the area due to its location along the Cuyahoga River as a place for water-powered mills. Later development came in the 1830s and 1840s as a result of the village's position along the route of the Pennsylvania and Ohio Canal. Leading up to the American Civil War, Franklin Mills was noted for its activity in the Underground Railroad. With the decline of the canal and the emergence of the railroad, the village became the home of the Atlantic and Great Western Railroad maintenance shops through the influence of Marvin Kent. In 1864 the village was renamed Kent in honor of and in gratitude for Marvin Kent's efforts. Today Kent is a college town best known as the home of the main campus of Kent State University, founded in 1910, and as the site of the 1970 Kent State shootings.

Historically a manufacturing center, education is the city's largest economic sector with Kent State University the city's, and one of the region's, largest employers. The Kent City School District and the Kent Free Library provide additional education opportunities and resources. Many of Kent's demographic elements are influenced by the presence of the university, particularly the median age, median income, and those living below the poverty level. The city is governed by a council-manager system (council-manager government) with a city manager, a nine-member city council, and a mayor. Kent has nearly 20 parks and preserves and hosts a number of annual festivals including ones related to Earth Day, folk music, and the U.S. Independence Day (Independence Day (United States)). In addition to the Kent State athletic teams (Kent State Golden Flashes), the city also hosts a number of amateur and local sporting events at various times during the year. Kent is part of the Cleveland-Akron media market and is the city of license for three local radio stations and three television stations and includes the regional affiliates for National Public Radio (NPR) and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). Although most residents commute to work in private vehicles, alternate transportation includes a public bus service (Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority) and hike-and-bike trails. As the home of the Davey Tree Expert Company, Kent is known as "The Tree City" while residents are referred to as "Kentites". The city has produced a number of notable individuals, particularly in politics, athletics, and the entertainment industry.

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