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A city of northeast Ohio south-southeast of Cleveland. It developed as a major producer of rubber products, especially automobile tires.


(Placename) a city in NE Ohio. Pop: 212 215 (2003 est)


(ˈæk rən)

a city in NE Ohio. 216,882.
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Noun1.Akron - a city in northeastern OhioAkron - a city in northeastern Ohio; the heart of the United States rubber industry
Buckeye State, OH, Ohio - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
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has signed a three-year agreement with the Akron Children's Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series to serve as the presenting sponsor of the Marathon, Half Marathon and Team Relay held each September.
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CASTAIC - Two Castaic families are in Akron, Ohio, this week to participate in an American tradition dating back to 1934 - soapbox derby racing.
After Akron Extruders sold its single-screw extruder business to Cincinnati Milacron in early 2000, director of manufacturing Thomas Allen and other employees who didn't want to relocate from Akron to Cincinnati continued feed-screw manufacturing under the name Akron Quality Feedscrews.
On September 16, Akron Beacon Journal Publisher James Crutchfield met with Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic to talk over the community's many requests to the newspaper and city hall that something be done to help New York City.
AKRON, Ohio -- Healthy Life Screening is partnering with Akron General Medical Center to provide preventive cardiovascular and biometric screening services to corporations, patients and the Northeast Ohio community.
Conference of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson today issued the following statement in response to Akron (OH) Mayor Don Plusquellic announcing his retirement:[[/para]]
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