University of Akron student James Lanz faced a nearly impossible challenge: sink three basketball shots in 30 seconds and win free rent for a year at a new student housing complex — a prize worth about $7,000.
The Black Keys no longer live in Akron but they still help out folks in their home city.
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Kevin Love officially traded to Cavaliers
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Browns rookie QB Johnny Manziel fined $12,000 for flipping bird
The Party Connection to host beer festival in Portsmouth
Bennett joins Ohio Oil and Gas Association as senior vice president
Chris Christie to speak at Summit County GOP fundraiser
Ohio State and Connecticut to play home-and-home series in 2015-16
New ESPN pact offers MAC basketball challenges, interesting future
Local universities taking action against street harassment
Tran-Siberian Orchestra will return to Cleveland in November with "The Christmas Attic"
Black Keys ticket raffle will help Akron restaurant with costly repairs
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Smucker misses Wall Street first-quarter forecasts
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