Episodes of the Akron Podcast

Nov. 22, 2022

New Law On CO Detectors

CO Detectors The new law gives the Akron Fire Department and the Department of Neighborhood Assistance the authority to inspect b…

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Oct. 15, 2022

Amazon Looking for 1000 Seasonal Employees

Fall Fest October 22nd Fall Fest is C O M I N G to #downtownAkron & includes about 🦇13 #TrickOrTreat stations, including a haunte…

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Oct. 10, 2022

Getting Ready for November

The Mayor of Akron Will No Seek Re-Election "After much consideration and self-reflection, I have decided not to seek a third ter…

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Sept. 29, 2022

Kenny Lambert From Just a Dad From Akron Store and Documentary

Meet Kenny Lambert - Just a Dad From Akron Today is a special episode of the Akron Podcast. I saw where "Just a Dad From Akron" w…

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Sept. 22, 2022

What Happened to Tyrone Brown?

Why Are You in Downtown Akron at 3:30 AM? Tyrone Brown is saying that police officers loaded him into a cruiser and drove him awa…

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Sept. 20, 2022

Future Plans on the Horizon and On the Ballot

Who Gets to Vote? Ohio Issue 2 Ohio voters will decide this fall whether noncitizens can vote in local elections. State Issue 2, …

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Sept. 13, 2022

The Worst Offenders From the Summit County Restaurant Inspections

Today we start off using data from a page from the Beacon Journal that lists critical violations from Summit Country Restaurants.…

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Aug. 28, 2022

What Do You Want to Hear?

As I get organized after my trip to speak at a podcast conference, I wanted to take a quick second and ask for your feedback. Go …

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Aug. 19, 2022

10 Years of Porchrokr

Porchrokr is Tomorrow The PorchRokr celebrates 10 years of live music and getting out the meet your neighbors. WKSU has put out a…

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Aug. 15, 2022

My Trip to Lock 3

I Went Down to Lock 3 I went to Lock 3 this weekend and I have to tell you it was wonderful. I'm not sure what I expected besides…

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Aug. 13, 2022

11 Sites to Be Remediated

Remediation is where there is an old site that is not being used, and more than likely unsafe, and it is slated to be cleaned up …

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Aug. 9, 2022

Freedom Taillight Project

Freedom Tailight Project A person using the name Madonna has organized the Freedom Tailight Project . “Jayland Walker was pulled …

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Aug. 5, 2022

Bringing Bowling Back To Ellet

Akron's Night Out While neighborhoods like Goodyear Heights canceled their nights out celebrations due to safety concerns, the ni…

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Aug. 3, 2022

Tax Free to Totally Free Loot!

Sales Tax Vacation Ohio's sales tax holiday is coming. And that means summer is coming to a close and kids will soon be going bac…

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Aug. 2, 2022

Lebron Gets Featured on a Nascar

Get Your Driver's License Back If you need legal assistance with your criminal record or with restoring your driver's license, th…

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July 29, 2022

Meetings - Shootings and Butter

I do try to find non-violent stories to talk about, but some weeks its hard. My plan is to bring four stories when I get four sto…

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July 28, 2022

Free School Supplies

Jayland Walker Update After the eight officers shot and struck Walker 46 times, an officer who arrived seconds later rolled Walke…

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July 25, 2022

Tequlia and Tigers and Cookies

Buy Me a Coffee Do consider Buying Me a Coffee if this made you laugh, cry, think, groan, educate or entertain you. Tecquila and …

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July 24, 2022

Derby Champions Crowned

I went to catch the conclusion of the All American Soap Box Derby and met some great people and I interview some drivers who were…

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July 22, 2022

Derby Week

The Soap Box Derby is in Town The derby is in town, and even if you don't go, buy a ticket to keep this tradition going to see it…

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July 17, 2022


Akron Leaders Ask For Deescalation Jayland Walker's Funeral was this week. The pastors and the mayor ask for things to de-escalat…

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July 9, 2022

How to Legally Protest and Avoid Going to Jail

So you want to take a stand and be heard. How do you do that in a city under curfew without going to jail? The Beacon Journal gav…

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July 7, 2022

A Cops Take on Jayland Walker

Today I play the 8 seconds of gunshots that took the life of Jayland Walker. It's hard to listen to. I also play the opinion of a…

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July 1, 2022

Fireworks Update - THEY ARE GO!

Fireworks Displays in Akron Just a quick update as we weren't sure what the deal is with holiday firework displays. The downtown …

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