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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Mark Brink
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The 13-year-old who shot himself at Jackson Middle School yesterday has died.

Jackson Police Chief Mark Brink held a news conference announcing Keith Simons died this afternoon at an Akron hospital. Brink says authorities are not ruling the death a suicide at this point.

The chief says they are still investigating how Simons was able to get a .22 rifle onto his bus and into the school.

Perry Nuclear Plant east of Cleveland
Tim Rudell / WKSU

Supporters of the Perry Nuclear Power Plant are holding a rally tomorrow (Saturday) in an attempt to keep the plant operating.

FirstEnergy has been looking to get out of the nuclear power generating business because of competition from newer and cheaper natural gas plants.

Manufacturing
WIKIMEDIA

A new report on Northeast Ohio manufacturing shows that the region’s output is nearly matching pre-recession levels.

The report, published by Team NEO in partnership with MAGNET, also places the region above the rest of the nation in productivity.

photo of Natural Gas Pipeline
NEXUS / SPECTRA ENERGY

The caretakers of a sensitive wetland in Summit County are responding to the deal reached this week between the city of Green and a gas pipeline company.

The settlement with Nexus Gas Transmission allows for the resumption of construction of a pipeline through 1.3 acres of Singer Lake Bog.

The largest prehistoric bog in Ohio was purchased by the Cleveland Museum of Natural History in 1999.

photo of Stan Hywet
WKSU public radio

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens has selected its new president and executive director.

Sean Joyce had been serving as the interim director of Stan Hywet since Linda Conrad retired in October. Before that, he was vice president of operations and chief financial officer.

Joyce says he’s proud of the growth the hall has seen in the last eight years, particularly in the number of guests who visit. He says he’s excited to keep the momentum going with a five-year outreach plan.

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