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The Akron Beacon Journal is the largest news gathering operation in Summit County, known for in-depth local reporting. The newspaper regularly attracts accolades from professional journalism associations at the local, regional, state and national levels.  The newspaper has received four Pulitzer Prizes, the highest honor in journalism.

In 2014, the Akron Beacon Journal celebrated its 175th year in the community making it the oldest continuously operating business in Summit County. Proud to be a trusted news source since 1839, the Akron Beacon Journal delivers news and information in print, online, via Facebook and Twitter social media sites and a full roster of mobile apps.

Akron Beacon Journal
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