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Miles Tucker (center) a Kent State University freshman who has started his own skater-related clothing line wears a shirt from his line as do his friends Kato Law (left) and Tiara Zayas as they stand in the Stonewater Skate Park. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
Krista Jordan talks about the hand-crocheted items she has available for sale in a gift shop at Akron Canton Airport. (Michael Chritton/Akron Beacon Journal)
Krista Jordan holds a winged pin she hopes to add to her line of items for sale in a gift shop at Akron Canton Airport. (Michael Chritton/Akron Beacon Journal)
Stacey Banks-Houston, a Venture Advisor with the Kent State University Blackstone Launchpad program, talks about working with KSU student Krista Jordan. (Michael Chritton/Akron Beacon Journal)
Krista Jordan (left) talks with Heather Trevis, retail buyer for the MSE, and Stacey Banks-Houston, a KSU Blackstone Launchpad mentor, outside the gift shop at Akron Canton Airport. Both Trevis and Banks-Houston have been instrumental in Jordan's business startup. (Michael Chritton/Akron Beacon Journal)
Krista Jordan (right) talks about her hand-crocheted clothing items for sale in a gift shop at Akron Canton Airport. Jordan, an entrepreneur and marketing major at Kent State has been helped by KSU Blackstone Launchpad mentor Stacey Banks-Houston to launch her business. (Michael Chritton/Akron Beacon Journal)
Summa Health has hired one of its former executives to lead it out of an ongoing crisis that has hurt its reputation, upended its relationships with hundreds of local physicians and is threatening to destroy its medical education program.