Akron

photo of Andrew Mills, Andy Sovchik
KABIR BHATIA / WKSU

The Cavs beat the Pacers 105-101 yesterday to clinch their first-round series in the NBA playoffs.

Woody’s Bar in downtown Akron had a small but enthusiastic group on-hand to watch Game 7.  Their excitement for the Cavs’ performance was tempered only slightly by questions over whether LeBron James will stay in Cleveland after this season.

Andy Sovchik from Portage Lakes says, in his opinion, James’ decision rests on family and how the Cavs are playing right now.

The number of multiple offers on homes for sales jumped nearly 92 percent.
Mark Arehart / WKSU

Akron’s housing market is heating up. According to a new report, the Rubber City had the biggest spike in the percentage of homes selling above asking price in the nation. This means more home buyers are likely squaring off in bidding wars.

A photo of the exterior of University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center.
UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS

Here are your morning headlines for Wednesday, April 25:

SVETLA MORRISON

Officials in Akron say they’re at “the two-yard line” when it comes to securing funding for the long-delayed, $40 million Bowery redevelopment project.

A photo montage by Akron photographer Shane Wynn caputures 24 years of photography in the city.
Mark Arehart / WKSU

The City of Akron has two dozen neighborhoods. Each is captured in a new photography exhibit called "24."

On this week’s State of the Arts, we talk with the people behind the camera about what it means to see Akron through a lens.

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