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When Kent State professor of geology Joseph Ortiz found himself sitting at home with little to do during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, he felt helpless. Ortiz is typically known for his research of oceanography, climate change and algal blooms—but he wanted to use his backgroun…

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The powerful Republican speaker of the Ohio House and four other people were arrested Tuesday in a $60 million federal bribery investigation, a person briefed on the matter said, as the FBI raided the legislative leader's rural farm.

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 (CNN) -- One year ago, a man unleashed a barrage of bullets on a bustling Dayton, Ohio, nightspot, killing nine people, including his sister Megan and forever changing the Oregon District. Seventeen other people were injured by gunfire that night, as well as more than two dozen who sustaine…

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(CNN) -- SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft — carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley — splashed down into the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, marking a safe end to an historic two-month mission and paving the way for the United States to once again become a world leader in human s…

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The U.S. has undergone a very tense past few months. Coronavirus, economic collapse and several instances, whether they were covered by the media or not, of police brutality against Black Americans.

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Editor's Note: KentWired invited E. Timothy Moore, emeritus professor of Pan-African studies at Kent State, to write a guest column about the importance of Juneteenth in the Black community, and to all communities.