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Panthers improve to 13-0

Norton’s baseball team remained perfect with a 3-1 win in extra innings at Woodridge. The Panthers tied the game at one in the top of the third when John Cline led-off with a triple and Clay Borrelli drove him in with a single. They took the lead in the top of the eighth when Steven…

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Nursing students place first

Barberton High School Advancement to Nursing students Amber Pateos in Medical Assisting (left) and Megan Neff in Nursing Assistant (right), placed first at Ohio SkillsUSA Leadership conference in Columbus. Both students, part of the Four Cities Compact, are from Wadsworth.

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Man runs from cops, gets tased***Video***

  Officers were dispatched to the Marathon Friendly Express gas station for a man who was possibly buying tobacco for a minor.  The caller said the man was tall and wearing a baseball cap and drove a silver Audi. Officers spotted the car in the parking area and ran the vehicle’s plates through their database…

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Barberton City Schools soft lockdown has been lifted

UPDATE: The Barberton Police Department confirmed the suspect was located in Akron with no weapons. “He had no means to do any harm,” explained Barberton Police Chief Vince Morber. The father of a middle school student made comments about hurting himself. The father, who lives in Akron, does not have custody and the child lives…

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