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Akron during World War II

The city of Akron, Ohio, had an outsized impact during World War II. Its citizens served in Europe and the South Pacific. Goodyear built blimps that hunted Nazi submarines. And some of the city’s most renowned residents had a personal … Continue reading

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Test your knowledge of Ohio civics

How much do you remember about civics from high school? You and your friends can test your basic civics knowledge against other teams during the Ohio Civics Game Hour, a Jeopardy-like competition coming to our Main Branch at 6:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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‘Ohio’ author Stephen Markley lists his favorite writers from Ohio

Stephen Markley – author of the critically acclaimed novel Ohio – visited Lake County earlier this month. After his reading and author talk, he was kind enough to sit for an interview. In fewer than four minutes, he discusses: his … Continue reading

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Alan Dutka introduces you to Cleveland’s Millionaires’ Row

Author Alan Dutka recently gave us a tour of Cleveland’s most famous and glamorous avenue, Millionaires’ Row; but he specifically took us through its unsavory underbelly. Dutka talked about wealthy industrialists, their million-dollar divorces, what they did when the money disappeared, and one … Continue reading

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