Emma Keating

News Intern

Emma Keating is a junior journalism major with a minor in political science. Between working for the Kent Stater, TV2 and Cleveland Magazine, she has experience in newspaper, magazine, multimedia and broadcast journalism, though writing will always be her one true love. Keating hopes to use her journalism to give a voice to the voiceless in her future career, eventually moving to Washington, D.C.

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Sara Kline
stowohio.org

Stow Mayor Sara Kline is stepping down from her position after six years.

She had filed a police report last month in a dispute with a councilman, but says that has nothing to do with her resignation.

Kline has accepted a position in Cuyahoga Falls as the superintendent of Parks and Recreation.

Barbara Bush
David Valdez / White House Media Commons

The First Ladies’ Library in Canton is honoring former First Lady Barbara Bush with a special memorial exhibit. Bush died Tuesday at age 92.

The exhibit includes books, videos and letters of the only woman in U.S. history who lived to see both her husband and her son sworn in as president. 

Jennifer Highfield, CEO of the National First Ladies’ Library, says many knew Bush as the matriarch of her family and the United States.

photo of Akron North Hill neighborhood
M.L. SCHULTZE / WKSU

A new farmers market is coming to the Akron’s North Hill neighborhood this summer. It’s a collaboration between an immigrant resettlement agency, Bhutanese farmers and community organizations.The Exchange House will host the market with partners Shanti Farms, the North Akron Community Development Corporation and the Irish Restoration Association. Katie Beck, manager of the Exchange House, says she hopes the market wil

PNC logo
PNC

A new survey shows that local business leaders are optimistic about Ohio’s future.

PNC’s Ohio Economic Outlook for spring found four in 10 business owners expect to increase wages this year -- that’s up from 25 percent in the fall. A third expect to hire more full-time staff – a 20 percent jump.

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur
congress.gov

Marcy Kaptur became the longest-serving woman in Congress on today.

Kaptur has served 17 terms in office for a total of 35 years.

She says she still has a lot of fire in her, and she isn’t thinking about retiring any time soon.

“I am probably proudest of the fact that I have been able to be a voice for people who haven’t had significant voice in the Congress of the United States,” she said. “The fact that I’m a woman makes it so much better.”

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