Benjamin Duer,

Benjamin Duer

North Canton, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Benjamin:

Plain Local Schools launches after-school program to "extend the school day"

Federal funds are paying for a new after-school program in Plain Local that also feeds and transports students. → Read More

One dead after Canton house fire

Division Fire Chief Steve Henderson said a body, believed to be the resident, was found on the front porch. → Read More

Stark County hospitals have available beds but COVID surge challenging capacities

Aultman Hospital and Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital are reporting increases in COVID patients, testing capacity. → Read More

Lynyrd Skynyrd will not perform at Concert for Legends due to a positive COVID test

A member of the Southern rock band tested positive for COVID. → Read More

Trolling has become a common unsavory part of social media. Why do people do it?

About 55% of U.S. internet users have observed trolling on social media at least several times a week. → Read More

How many parking tickets have you gotten in your lifetime?

Do you feed the meters? How often do you get a ticket for parking when the meter runs out? Take our poll question. → Read More

John Keller: "I mean going through something like this ... makes you see life differently."

John Keller, a quarterback for Central Michigan and a 2018 Hoover High graduate, said he is making progress after he was shot April 24. → Read More

Should neighborhood fireworks be legal in Ohio? There are efforts to legalize it.

The Ohio House and Senate have almost similar legislation to legalize neighborhood fireworks displays. → Read More

Ex-player and fans react to Canton Charge move to Cleveland: "Canton deserves the Charge."

After 10 years, the Canton Charge is moving to Cleveland for the 2021-22 season. → Read More

Poll: Should grocery workers and delivery drivers get COVID-19 'hero pay' in Ohio?

Several Ohio lawmakers propose a $500 to $1,000 check for first responders on the frontline of COVID pandemic. → Read More

Head football coach Marcus Wattley, six others dismissed for misconduct. Do you support the move?

Canton City Board of Education approved the dismissal of seven McKinley football coaches, including head coach, over a May 24 incident. → Read More

Canton police: One dead after traffic crash

A 35-year-old man also was seriously injured in the single-car wreck. → Read More

The late Bob Krahling's love for Stark County became a collection. Now will be auctioned

Twenty years after radio legend Bob Krahling passed away, his memorabilia collection will be sold at auction. → Read More

Gov. Mike DeWine will end the extra $300 jobless benefit on June 26 in Ohio. Do you agree with him?

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said the extra $300 in jobless benefits has created a workforce shortage in some industries. → Read More

Aultman College makes school history graduating its first four-year students with bachelor's in nursing

Aultman College celebrated a new class of graduates Thursday night during a ceremony at Gervasi Vineyard in Canton. → Read More

Central Michigan QB John Keller faces long recovery after shooting; Detroit man arrested

John Keller, a junior quarterback at Central Michigan football, is making progress in his recovery from a gunshot injury. → Read More

Here are the unofficial results for the May 4 primary election in Stark County

A statistical recap of unofficial May 4 primary results in Stark County. → Read More

Main Street Deli, a popular Navarre eatery, closes abruptly due to staffing issues

Main Street Deli owners said in a Facebook post they had to close due to staffing shortage amid COVID-19 limits. → Read More

Ex-police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of killing George Floyd last May. Do you agree with verdict?

Derek Chauvin was found by jury on two counts of murder and one count of manslaughter Tuesday in a Minnesota court. → Read More

"Trust has been lost." Parents upset with ex-Sandy Valley teacher indictment

Jason Neading was indicted on rape and gross sexual imposition charges. He's expected in court Friday, April 23. → Read More