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Dozens attend 21st annual ‘Bowl Against Abuse’

Dozens attend 21st annual ‘Bowl Against Abuse’

Saturday was no ordinary bowling game as hundreds of people joined to get together for the 21st annual ‘Bowl Against Abuse’ hosted by the Children’s Advocacy Center of Portage County. Nearly 700,000 children are abused in the U.S. every year and one in five children will be abused before they turn 18. Child abuse is an issue not only around the country but here in Portage County, too. The Children’s Advocacy Center of Portage County hosts multiple events throughout the…

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Kent States School of Nursing holds Mock Disaster Simulation

Kent States School of Nursing holds Mock Disaster Simulation

Kent States School of Nursing program held their annual mock disaster simulation where nursing students learned how to prepare and act during a mass medical emergency. At this disaster simulation they practiced different ways to dispense medication and treat certain illnesses that happen with pandemics like anthrax exposure and outbreak flu cases. “we work to make all kind of plans, arrangements for our community so we can be prepared in the event something happens,” said Portage County’s Health District Preparedness…

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Severe Weather hitting Ohio

Severe Weather hitting Ohio

Spring weather is here and Kent residents experienced their first taste of severe weather just a few weeks ago. Professor Schmidlin who teaches in the Geology department at Kent says, “Being aware is the number one thing, being aware that severe weather might happen that day, paying attention to your devices.” The Emergency Management Agency (EMA) in Portage County has been serving their community since 1989. The mission of the EMA is to educate the public and make the community aware…

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Barrio to open location in downtown Kent

Barrio to open location in downtown Kent

The Cleveland-based taco chain, Barrio, is coming to downtown Kent this summer. “The main thing that Barrio does is brings high quality ingredients at a value driven price,” Barrio Executive Chef, Nico Chesnick said. Opening a popular restaurant with inexpensive food means more income for downtown Kent. “Adding something that’s new and is a huge draw in the Cleveland area will also bring a following down here and people that have not come to Kent might now come to see…

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N2 By DaVill Brings Unique, Sweet Treats To Lisbon

N2 By DaVill Brings Unique, Sweet Treats To Lisbon

TWO BUSINESS OWNERS IN LISBON MAKE ICE CREAM IN A VERY INTERESTING WAY. TV2’s MICHAEL REINER HAS THE STORY. The owners of N2 By DaVill in Lisbon, Ohio have used all of the right elements to create a fun place to get delicious treats. Shaun and Wayte DaVill opened N2 By DaVill in late February 2019 and the community support has been unbelievable. The couple captivates community members when they make ice cream and soda with liquid nitrogen.  Shaun always…

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Keeping Busy for Finals Week

Keeping Busy for Finals Week

The American Heart Association endorsed April as “Move More Awareness Month” which encourages people to invest their time in exercise in order to lead a healthier lifestyle. However during this time, college students have their attention fixed more on preparing for final exams rather than focusing on staying fit. “It’s actually pretty difficult because of studying for exams. I have 5 or 6 exams to study for,” freshman marketing major Oma Durunna said. Students are under immense pressure to do…

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Agent Orange

Agent Orange

U.S. SOLDIERS LEFT VIETNAM DECADES AGO. HOWEVER, EXPOSURE TO AN ORANGE CHEMICAL HAS SOME VETERANS FIGHTING AGAINST MAJOR HEALTH COMPLICATIONS. TV2’S SEAN FITZGERALD HAS THE STORY.  

Life After Athletics

Life After Athletics

Student athletes are constantly juggling their sport and academics. But what happens when they have exhausted their eligibility but still have a semester or 2 left of class? TV2’s Tanner Castora has more