Professor drops plan to give female students boosted grades

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The University of Akron says a professor did not follow through with a plan to give female students boosted grades to encourage them to enter the information sciences field.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ohio sees another dip in unemployment rate in April

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say Ohio's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.3 percent in April, but remained higher than the national rate.

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Former Bhutanese refugee join ranks of Akron police force

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — One of the area's newest police officers is far away from the dusty refugee camp in Nepal where he grew up and spent more than half his life, but he's committed to his adopted home of Akron.

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  • Written by By Katie Byard , AKRON BEACH JOURNAL