Brooke Forrest

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Brooke is a senior journalism major and photojournalism minor. She has experience in photography, multimedia, print, radio and visual journalism. She has worked with Kent State student media including The Kent Stater and KentWired. She is a disc jockey and the former web director for Black Squirrel Radio. She is currently the general manager of Black Squirrel Radio.

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Rep. John Boccieri
STATE OF OHIO

Two Democratic state lawmakers are asking the Ohio Ethics Commission to clarify what rules apply to the CEOs who now run two of the state's most troubled school districts.

The CEO positions were created as part of H.B 70, which allows the state to take over districts consistently in academic emergency.

ANITA ORENICK / GREAT LAKES SCIENCE CENTER

The Great Lakes Science Center has launched a new app to allow visitors to explore scientific and historical equipment that would usually be available only to astronauts in space.  

According to Kirsten Ellenbogen, president and CEO of the science center, the app was created to give a more hands-on experience for all of the museum's exhibits.

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STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

People with progressive multiple sclerosis may have a better option for treatment thanks to a new drug being tested in a clinical trial at the Cleveland Clinic.

SPELMAN CHAPEL AME CHURCH / FACEBOOK

A African-American church in Kent has been vandalized for the second time within the last few months.

The Spelman AME Church was covered in hateful messages and ‘satanic’ and ‘graphic’ images earlier this month according to the Rev. David Dawson.

This follows an incident in August where the front door window was broken.

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SUMMIT COUNTY LAND BANK

The Summit County Land Bank has started two new programs that will help put non-productive or abandoned properties into the hands of interested homeowners and businesses.

Welcome Home and Building for Business launched earlier this month. Patrick Bravo, executive director of the land bank, hopes these projects will benefit both the community and prospective property owners.

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