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Trained To Shoot

Trained To Shoot

Anchor Lead: The issue of the over use of police force has been a hot topic recently in America, especially when it comes to when it is permissible to use a firearm. Co-Anchor: TV2’s Max Fleck has the story on when it’s okay to use a gun and why that it is that way.   [bbrvideo]BBR_Fleck_S4_TrainedToShoot3[/bbrvideo]   NAT POP: Protestors cheering   Reporter: Recently protestors have taken to the streets of Ferguson in order to back their police force, a…

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Vote days away

Vote days away

The vote to vacate South Willow street is just days away. City Council has had two weeks to review the request from the university. Council has also received a lot of negative feedback from residence. However if the council decides to close the street, it will bring more improvements to the city, all funded by the university. TV2’s Cory York has the details. [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_S7_York_Vacancy[/bbrvideo] Construction is in full swing on the old DuBoise property. Tucks are constantly coming and…

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Garage Preferred Over Meters

Garage Preferred Over Meters

Downtown is not only expanding business but also paid parking. A parking garage is available and new parking meters will be installed by the end of November. Both parking options are costly. Some people may prefer one over the other. Zachary Downes tells us why. [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_S6_DOWNES_METERSGARAGE[/bbrvideo] Parking can be expensive. The City of Kent’s downtown area is still growing and requires more available parking for the public. Kent City Council passed a project idea in October to have new…

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Kent Mill expected to close

Kent Mill expected to close

The clock is ticking on one of Kent’s landmarks. The Star of the West is adding another mill in Ohio. What does this mean for their Kent branch? TV2’s Cory York has the story. [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_S6_York_Mill[/bbrvideo]

Halloween increases sales

Halloween increases sales

This time of year, people flock to Halloween stores looking to find the perfect costume. In Kent, one store in particular is a popular choice for students creating their one-of-a kind ensembles. TV2’s Melinda Stephan has the story. [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_S4_Stephan_HalloweenIncreasesSales1[/bbrvideo] This Halloween weekend will find many Kent residents in search of the perfect costume, and lots of them will end up at local clothing and costume shop Einstein’s Attic. Though small, Einstein’s Attic is a 12-year-old Kent business that is…

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Possibility of a Parking Garage

Possibility of a Parking Garage

Students and Faculty at Kent State University currently have access to over 11,000 parking spaces and 70 parking lots at the main campus. Some students think there needs to be a major parking expansion. But is that expansion necessary? Zach Downes reports. [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_S4_DOWNES_POSSIBLYGARAGE[/bbrvideo] Kent State is the second biggest campus in Ohio and is constantly expanding. The university has over 70 parking lots and over 11,000 parking spaces for students and faculty. Some students feel that a parking garage…

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Construction Is Needed

Construction Is Needed

Summit Street is one of the most congested roadways in Portage county. The flow of traffic is a constant problem on a day to day basis. As the road’s level of service is terrible, the city has found a way to renovate the road to help the flow of traffic. Zach Downes reports.   [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_S3_DOWNES_SUMMITSTREET[/bbrvideo]   Summit Street in Kent, Ohio sees a lot of heavy traffic on a normal day. The road is up for reconstruction and will…

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Clyde Fights Back

Clyde Fights Back

[bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_S1_GODIN_CLYDEFIGHTSBACK[/bbrvideo] Governon Kasich’s signed Health Budget 59  into action last year. The budget included an unlikely attack on reproductive rights in the form of multiple amendments that, according to Adrienne Gavula, regional office director for the American Civil Rights Union of Ohio, set women’s rights back nearly 40 years. One amendment caused major uproar by de-funding Planned Parenthood and reallocating funds  to many faith-based pregnancy centers who are trained to actively encourage women to carry unviable pregnancy’s to term, even in cases…

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Village extinguishes department

Village extinguishes department

A controversial issue surrounding the Village of Brady Lake has finally been solved. The residents voted to dissolve their volunteer fire department in November. Now Brady Lake looks to Kent to protect their residents. Reporter Cory York has the details. [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_S1_York_Fire[/bbrvideo] Brady Lake finally has someone to turn to if there is a fire. The Kent Fire Department has begun taking all fire and emergency calls to the village of Brady Lake, effective Thursday, September 25. The residents of…

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Clyde Fights Back

Clyde Fights Back

The trickle down effect is proving to be true. Reporter Rachel Godin has the story on how one state-wide issue is being dealt with locally. [bbrvideo]BBR_P5_GODIN_CLYDEFIGHTSBACK[/bbrvideo] Women’s reproductive rights are making headlines and making waves. Some of the most radical attacks on women’s reproductive rights are rolling out of the moderate state of Ohio,  but state representative Kathleen Clyde is pushing back with two acts she introduced this summer. These bills ensure patients receive  the best possible care by taking politicians and bosses out…

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