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City Council approved the Tobacco 21 ordinance Wednesday, which will change the age restriction on purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 years of age.

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*Editor’s note: This story was previously told on Brandon's personal Medium page in May 2018. He describes his scenario as accurately as possible. Therefore, graphic language is used in the story.

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The dark-haired student sat in his class waiting for it to begin. His professor started calling out names for attendance. Once the professor called out the name Paige, he raised his hand and a deep male voice said “here.”

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at a newspaper office in Annapolis on Thursday, killing five people and gravely wounding a number of others before being taken into custody in what appeared to be one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in U.S. history, police and witnesses said.

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Long-time Kent resident Maurice Drake’s native tongue is food. He speaks through a sizzling skillet. His voice, like crackling bread, has been familiar in the community since he moved to Kent in 1971.

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Update: Darling's funeral service will be held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Cleveland Heights on Friday. A viewing will be held at noon with a service at 1:30 p.m., and will be followed by a burial and reception at the church.  

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Deborah Turner, a lawyer and motivational speaker, brought the crowd of Northeast Ohio high school students to tears when she explained her life struggles and triumphs.

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Ah, yes, it’s that time of year again. A time for the world’s biggest dorks to join hands for a week of video game announcements, teaser trailers, gameplay reveals, ridiculous spectacles and the ungodly amount of hype that comes every year from the Electronic Entertainment Expo, better known as E3.

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Four members of the Kent State baseball team were selected during the 2018 Major League Baseball draft. Pitchers Joey Murray and Austin Havekost were drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays, while the San Diego Padres selected third baseman Pavin Parks. Lastly, the St. Louis Cardinals picked pitche…

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Jukebox the Ghost brought their talent to Beachland Ballroom on their Off To The Races tour May 15. The band consists of three members: Ben Thornewill, vocalist and pianist; Tommy Siegel, vocalist and guitarist; and Jesse Kristin, on drums. On the Off To The Races tour, Jukebox the Ghost is …

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On a warm night in Trinidad and Tobago, the U.S. men’s national soccer team walked off the field having disappointed their country. They failed to make the World Cup for the first time in 28 years.  Fans were shocked at the result. All that was needed was a draw to advance, and Trinidad had …

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Browsing reddit in the event of a tragedy has become something of a habit of mine. I’m not sure why I do it — it’s something about the resolve and feeling of thousands of regular people, I suppose. It’s somehow often more civil than the comments on news articles, and almost certainly more th…

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The Kent State baseball team rode an impressive pitching performance from Eli Kraus and took advantage of plenty of pitching miscues from Miami (OH) en route to its 12th MAC Championship with an 14-0 win over the Redhawks.

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The Kent State baseball team’s patience and loaded pitching staff paid off for the Flashes on Friday, as starter Jared Skolnicki threw 8 2/3 stellar innings in their 7-2 win over Miami (OH) at Sprenger Stadium in Avon, Ohio.

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The site of the May 4 shootings has been recognized by the Department of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark. The ceremony, hosted in the Kiva due to inclement weather, had no empty seats.

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At the 48th annual commemoration of the death of four Kent State students killed by the National Guard, the keynote speaker, William C. Hine, addressed that we can not forget what happened almost fifty years ago.

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According to the CDC, in 2016, 39,782 people received an HIV diagnosis. The annual number of HIV diagnoses declined 5 percent between 2011 and 2015.

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Professor and Theatre Director Brian Newberg took his final bow on stage at the Kent State Stark Theatre.

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United Students Against Sweatshops held a march to fight for labor workers rights. Participants marched throughout dining halls on campus.

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The rooms filled with people, suddenly erupted into a wave of applause and models walked through the hallways one last time to the beat of the techno-electronic music. The show was coming to an end.

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On Sunday 7 fashion students hosted a fashion show planned independently from the Fashion School. The name of the show, Avant, was in reference to the type of fashion that was showcased. Avant's goal was to have an inclusive and creative platform to give designers a chance to show their work…

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While April is not a month that is often thought of for its paranormal activity, participants at the Kent Ghost Walk Saturday learned that the rising temperatures and fresh blooms are thought to welcome back spirits that have come and gone.

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The brown wicker basket perched on the sink of the women’s bathroom in Bowman Hall, filled with maxi pads, condoms, intimate lubricant, and bleach free tampons serves two purposes: to help Kent State students better care for their uteruses, and to spur wider conversations about an often tabo…

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Madison Newingham, a liberal political activist and junior double majoring in political science and history, wrote for The Kent Stater as a columnist, where the expression of her views led to unwanted and frightening internet trolls.

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Members of Literacy and Independence for Family Education (LIFE), a program through the Center for Adult and Veteran Services (CAVS) office, will have the opportunity to reconnect with other members this coming June.