Kabir Bhatia

Reporter

Kabir Bhatia joined WKSU as a Reporter/Producer and weekend host in 2010.  A graduate of Hudson High School, he received his Bachelor's from Kent State University.  While a Kent student, Bhatia served as a WKSU student assistant, working in the newsroom and for production.

Among his awards, he was named Best of Show – Best Reporter in Ohio for 2013 by the Ohio chapters of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Ways to Connect

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CITY CLUB OF CLEVELAND

The two candidates in the Cleveland mayoral race met for their only debate today, with both men saying they have the vision to lead the city forward – and that their opponent has no plans at all.

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PH&S PRODUCTS

A Stark County company has come up with a glove that's resistant to fentanyl -- one of the drugs that first responders have increasingly been exposed to when treating opioid overdose victims.

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Tim Rudell / WKSU

Visitors to Stark County will be paying more for hotel rooms starting next month after commissioners voted to double the county's hotel bed tax.

Kymera Cody
AKRON PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Officials in Akron continue to investigate a fire that claimed two young girls over the weekend, and to evaluate its fire-safety awareness programs for school children.

Seventh-grader Jada Snowden and kindergartner Kymeria Cody were alive but unresponsive when they were rescued Thursday night from a house fire on Seward Avenue. They died over the weekend.

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KABIR BHATIA / WKSU

About three-dozen Akron-area non-profits held a volunteer fair last night to connect with young professionals.

The event – called Connect2Akron -- was organized by a half-dozen young professional groups. Their goal was to bring out people from the area, including the University of Akron, to learn more about volunteer opportunities.

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