Akron

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WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, October 24th:

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M.L. SCHULTZE / WKSU

Rebuilding Akron as a 21st century city could mean overhauling zoning codes, embracing its historical architecture and putting city streets on a diet – by narrowing freeway-size lanes to pedestrian friendly paths. Those were among the steps highlighted at a conference at the John S. Knight Center today on ways to rebuild the city’s population to 250,000 by 2050. WKSU’s M.L. Schultze spoke with one of the national urban planners who focuses on the attraction of cities.

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DOWNTOWN AKRON

Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, October 17th:

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PEXELS

Here are your morning headlines for Friday, October 13th:

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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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