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Entrepreneur runs Chamber

Entrepreneur runs Chamber

Business is booming in Kent right now, and local entrepreneur Lori Wemhoff is trying to keep that momentum going.  At the heart of her drive to see local businesses succeed is the experience of being a business owner herself.  BBR’s Melinda Stephan has the story. [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_S1_Stephan_EntrepreneurRunsChamber3[/bbrvideo] The sound of business flourishing in Kent is music to Lori Wemhoff’s ears. That’s because she runs Kent Area Chamber of Commerce, the driving force behind Kent’s local business community. But Wemhoff’s ties…

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Kent Forever Changing

Kent Forever Changing

Redeveloping Kent’s downtown is done and is now booming with students and residents. While the change downtown is complete, residents should expect more changes coming closer to home. With focus centered around the new downtown, other issues have been placed on the back burner. More students are attending Kent State but there is limited student housing. College Street will be the new home to the Kent Police. Fracking is a key issue on the November ballot and a possible revamp…

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