Ryan Landolph

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Ryan is a senior multimedia journalism student at Kent State University with experience in print and radio journalism. He is working toward a Bachelor's Degree in Multimedia Journalism. During the school year, Landolph works for Kent State Student Media with Black Squirrel Radio, where he is a sports director and radio host. Additionally, Landolph covers Cleveland sports for FanSided's Factory of Sadness.

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OLESIA BILKEI / SHUTTERSTOCK

A new report from the March of Dimes finds that Cleveland has the highest rate of premature births in the U.S. The study looked at cities with the 100 highest birth rates.

Narcan kit
Amanda Rabinowitz / WKSU

Akron’s Quick Response Team has become the first in Summit County to offer residents naloxone kits and training on how to use them to counter the effects of an opioid overdose.

Joseph Natko, the district chief of the Akron Fire Department, says the effort is part of a follow-up strategy with people who recently overdosed.

Hower House
UNIVERSITY OF AKRON

The estate of Jean Hower Taber is giving the University of Akron more than $20 million, the largest, one-time donation in the history of the university.

Matthew Wilson, UA’s president, says she designated the money to go toward two priorities.

AAA Ohio

AAA is using Teen Driver Safety Week to highlight its support for the Young Driver Protection bill.

Theresa Podguski, the director of legislative affairs for AAA East Central Ohio, says the bill provides protections for all drivers.

Lake Erie
Elizabeth Miller / Ideastream

Cuyahoga County is considering a 10-cent per bag fee on paper and plastic shopping bags.

County councilwoman Sunny Simon has introduced the measure. She says Lake Erie has grown increasingly polluted with plastic bags.

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