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EMU’s Ike Spearman rewarded for perseverance
After missing each of the last two seasons with two different leg injuries, Eastern Michigan redshirt senior linebacker Ike Spearman was, to say the least, eager for Friday’s 61-14 win over Mississippi Valley State.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Southeastern Conference American football Eastern Michigan University Mid-American Conference Ypsilanti Michigan The Play Eagles Redshirt
Akron's Lock 3 to host Patriot Day honoring 15th anniversary of 9/11
On Sunday, Sept.11, Akron will host the 15th anniversary remembrance of 9/11 in partnership with the Akron Police and Akron Fire Departments, the FirstEnergy Foundation and the Love Akron Network. The program will take place at at Lock 3 from 1- 4 p.m.. Lock 3 Live  AKRON, Ohio -- Akron will host the 15th anniversary remembrance of 9/11 on Sunday in partnership with the Akron Police and Akron Fire Departments, the FirstEnergy Foundation and the Love Akron Network. The program will take place at Lock 3 from 1 to 4 p.m. This free event to honor safety forces will include a special commemoration starting at 1:30 p.m. at the Lock 3 Stage.  The first 1,000 attendees will receive a free hot dog, chips and a drink. Family friendly entertainment will include Touch-A-Truck, inflatables, exhibitors and more. Kent State University Executive Director of Media Relations, Eric Mansfield, will serve as the program MC. Information about the City of Akron Patriot Day event can be found at www.lock3live.com.
7 points by The Plain Dealer | Ohio Kent State University Mid-American Conference University of Akron Greater Cleveland Canton Ohio Kent Ohio Youngstown State University
State roundup: Haymond’s double-double leads Western over Eastern
Tucker Haymond has 26 points and 10 rebounds as Broncos win fourth straight.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Michigan North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Grand Rapids Michigan American Association of State Colleges and Universities Mid-American Conference Holland Michigan Grand Valley State University Traverse City Michigan
Ohio school recovers Holocaust survivors' recorded melodies
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Wire recordings of Holocaust survivors singing melodies at a refugee camp in France in 1946 have been heard for the first time in decades, thanks to university employees in Ohio who pieced together a device to…
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Ohio Akron Ohio University of Akron Refugee France Germany Mid-American Conference The Holocaust