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Akron Rubberducks celebrate 'Brian Williams pants on fire night'


AKRON, Ohio - The capacity crowd that had gathered inside Canal Park ...
This Brian Williams is 23, a recent graduate of Kent State University who works in Cleveland but lives in Akron. He's never been to Egypt or Iraq, but he was available for a side ...

Update: No charges against Kent police officer who killed ex-boyfriend


MONROE FALLS, OH – No charges will be filed against the Kent police officer who shot and killed her ex-boyfriend. Sarah Berkey was off-duty in March when 29-year-old man broke into her Munroe Falls home in the middle of the night. Police sent their ...

No charges filed against Kent police officer after man killed in her home


SUMMIT COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - No charges will be filed against a Kent police officer after her ex-boyfriend was fatally shot in her home last month. Around 2 a.m. on March 19, Adam Jovicic was shot in the abdomen during an altercation at Officer Sarah Berkey ...

No charges for Kent police officer who killed her ex-


AKRON, Ohio -- Sarah Berkey, the City of Kent police officer who shot and killed her ex-boyfriend in March will not be charged, Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh announced Monday. Adam Robert Jovicic, 29, of Cuyahoga Falls, died after he was shot ...

Kent police officer won't face charges in fatal shooting


Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh announced Monday that no charges will be filed in connection with the fatal shooting of Adam Jovicic of Cuyahoga Falls by off-duty Kent Police Officer ...
Walsh said under Ohio law, "Berkey's use of deadly ...

Kent officer cleared in fatal shooting of ex-boyfriend at Munroe Falls home


AKRON, Ohio — The Kent police officer who shot and killed her ex-boyfriend at her Munroe Falls home was cleared Monday of any wrongdoing. The Summit County Prosecutor's Office said Officer Sarah Berkey, 30, used justifiable force when she shot former ...

Kent Police officer who fatally shot ex-boyfriend during apparent break-in will not be charged


AKRON, Ohio - The Kent Police Officer who shot and killed her ex-boyfriend after she said he broke into her home will not be charged, Summit County Prosecutors said today. RELATED: Man shot dead in Munroe Falls home identified as Kent police officer's ...

Kent Companies to open in Strasburg — its first facility in Ohio


When Josh McKenzie was hired by Kent Companies Inc. four years ago, he was given the duty of opening an office in Ohio for the Grand Rapids-based commercial construction company. Kent Companies is a third-generation, family owned business that works in ...

Kent State Athletics Nets $115,000 at Annual Scholarship Auction


KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University Department of Athletics hosted its fourth annual Athletics Scholarship Auction on Friday, April 24, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center. The event, attended by 400 people and featured celebrity co-host ...

Kent State Professor Defends Alleged Road Rage Behavior Caught on Camera in Ohio


A "road rage" incident caught on cell phone video at Kent State University has left an assistant professor at the school injured and facing charges, a university official said. The professor contends he was protecting a student against a man who was ...

March 7th show at The Outpost in Kent, OH. (via...


March 7th show at The Outpost in Kent, OH. (via https://www.youtube.com/w atch?v=rQEVAzWdQOQ)

Stone supplier in Kent


Every construction projects has some key points that need to be considered from the beginning and materials are within them. Without proper materials, there is no actual building and finding a stone s…

Log cabin builders in Kent


When you are interested in erecting a new structure in as little time as possible, the first people you must get in touch with are log cabin builders in Kent. They are the ones that will offer a bespo…

Explore the work of the Health Libraries in Kent.


CILIPinKent, the regional Member’s Network for library and information professionals living and/or working in Kent, has put together an event to explore the work of the Health Libraries in Kent. We w…

Foreign investment boosts Kent and Medway jobs figures


More than three-quarters of the jobs attracted to Kent and Medway by Locate in Kent in the past year resulted from investment

BMW Specialist in Kent


This BMW specialist in Kent has been taking care of its locals by offering top quality BMW service and BMW repair at affordable rates, and all with a friendly demeanor and obvious pride in their work.

Family Day Out in Kent


Some of you probably know that I’m a northerner, born and raised, but am now living daaaan saaaaafff as I married a southerner and he currently works in London. So when he asked me if we wanted to go …

SEO in Kent Links with Social Media Optimization in Different Ways


Search engine optimization (SEO) and social media optimization (SMO) are two different online marketing methods that are often treated separately. After all, the former is used in search engine sites …

1-year-old injured in Thursday shooting in Kent dies


SEATTLE – A 1-year-old girl who was shot in the head in Kent on Thursday has died in a Seattle hospital. A statement from Harborview Medical Center said that Malijah Grant died on Saturday night afte…

De sprookjesachtige tuinen van Penhurst Place in Kent


Tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog had Penhurst Place het zwaar te verduren. Om de kosten van de restauratie te kunnen bekostigen werd het huis met zijn prachtige tuinen in 1946 opengesteld voor publiek. …




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Victms of discrimination in KENT OHIO

The EEOC enforces the prohibitions against employment discrimination in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Sections 501 and 505 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Titles I and V of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Title II of the Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act (GINA), and the Civil Rights Act of 1991. These laws prohibit discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, and genetic information, as well as reprisal for protected activity. The Commission´s interpretations of these statutes apply to its adjudication and enforcement in federal sector as well as private sector and state and local government employment.

The EEOC has held that discrimination against an inpidual because that person is transgender (also known as gender identity discrimination) is discrimination because of sex and therefore is covered under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. See Macy v. Department of Justice, EEOC Appeal No. 0120120821 (April 20, 2012), http://www.eeoc.gov/decisions/0120120821%20Macy%20v%20DOJ%20ATF.txt. The Commission has also found that claims by lesbian, gay, and bisexual inpiduals alleging sex-stereotyping state a sex discrimination claim under Title VII. See Veretto v. U.S. Postal Service, EEOC Appeal No. 0120110873 (July 1, 2011), http://www.eeoc.gov/decisions/0120110873.txt; Castello v. U.S. Postal Service, EEOC Request No. 0520110649 (Dec. 20, 2011), http://www.eeoc.gov/decisions/0520110649.txt.

While discrimination based on an inpidual´s status as a parent (prohibited under Executive Order 13152) is not a covered basis under the laws enforced by the EEOC, there are circumstances where discrimination against caregivers may give rise to sex discrimination under Title VII or disability discrimination under the ADA. See Enforcement Guidance: Unlawful Disparate Treatment of Workers with Caregiving Responsibilities, www.eeoc.gov/policy/docs/caregiving.html.

Federal government employees may file claims of discrimination under the Part 1614 EEO process on any of the bases covered under the laws EEOC enforces, and/or may also utilize additional complaint procedures described below.

Civil Service Reform Act

The Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 (CSRA), as amended, also protects federal government applicants and employees from discrimination in personnel actions (see "Prohibited Personnel Practices" http://www.opm.gov/ovrsight/proidx.asp) based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, or on conduct which does not adversely affect the performance of the applicant or employee -- which can include sexual orientation or transgender (gender identity) status. The Office of Special Counsel (OSC), www.osc.gov, and the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), www.mspb.gov, enforce the prohibitions against federal employment discrimination codified in the CSRA. For more information, see OPM´s Addressing Sexual Orientation Discrimination in Federal Civilian Employment at www.opm.gov/er/address2/guide01.htm, OPM´s Guidance Regarding the Employment of Transgender Inpiduals in the Federal Workplace at www.opm.gov/persity/Transgender/Guidance.asp, and OSC´s Prohibited Personnel Practices and How to File a Complaint at http://www.osc.gov/ppp.htm.

Executive Orders

Additionally, federal agencies retain procedures for making complaints of discrimination on any bases prohibited by Executive Orders reviewed below. For example, some lesbian, gay, and bisexual employees may file complaints under both the agency´s Executive Order complaint process (for sexual orientation discrimination) and 1614 process (for sex discrimination), as these are separate processes.

Executive Order 11478, section 1 (as amended by Executive Orders 13087 and 13152) provides:

It is the policy of the government of the United States to provide equal opportunity in federal employment for all persons, to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, age, sexual orientation or status as a parent, and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a continuing affirmative program in each executive department and agency. This policy of equal opportunity applies to and must be an integral part of every aspect of personnel policy and practice in the employment, development, advancement, and treatment of civilian employees of the federal government, to the extent permitted by law.

Executive Order 13152 states that "status as a parent" refers to the status of an inpidual who, with respect to an inpidual who is under the age of 18 or who is 18 or older but is incapable of self-care because of a physical or mental disability, is: a biological parent, an adoptive parent, a foster parent, a stepparent, a custodian of a legal ward, in loco parentis over such inpidual, or actively seeking legal custody or adoption of such an inpidual. The Executive Order authorized OPM to develop guidance on the provisions of the Order.

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Domestic violence in KENT OHIO

Does your partner ever….

> Embarrass you with put-downs?

> Control what you do, who you see or talk to or where you go?

> Look at you or act in ways that scare you?

> Push you, slap you, choke you or hit you?

> Stop you from seeing your friends or family members?

> Control the money in the relationship? Take your money or Social Security check, make you ask for money or refuse to give you money?

> Make all of the decisions?

> Tell you that you’re a bad parent or threaten to take away your children?

> Prevent you from working or attending school?

> Act like the abuse is no big deal, deny the abuse or tell you it’s your own fault?

> Destroy your property or threaten to kill your pets?

> Intimidate you with guns, knives or other weapons?

> Attempt to force you to drop criminal charges?

> Threaten to commit suicide, or threaten to kill you?

If you answered ‘yes’ to even one of these questions, you may be in an unhealthy or abusive relationship. Don’t hesitate to chat or call to 1-800-799-SAFE if anything you read raises a red flag about your own relationship or that of someone you know.

For over 17 years, the National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence. With the help of our dedicated advocates and staff, we respond to calls 24/7, 365 days a year.

We provide confidential, one-on-one support to each caller and chatter, offering crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety. Our database holds over 5,000 agencies and resources in communities all across the country. Bilingual advocates are on hand to speak with callers, and our Language Line offers translations in 170+ different languages.

The Hotline is an excellent source of help for concerned friends, family, co-workers and others seeking information and guidance on how to help someone they know. We work to educate communities all over through events, campaigns, and dynamic partnerships with companies ranging from The Avon Foundation to Verizon. Today, The Hotline is continuing to grow and explore new avenues of service.

http://www.thehotline.org/

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Cautions with Jasbug in KENT OHIO

The "Jasbug" is a flaw in the way that computers have access to a network. If any of the hackers had known this since 2000, they could have used to infiltrate computer systems company and take complete control.

Suppose you use your laptop and public access to Wi-Fi to connect to the office computers. Hackers nearby could spy, steal documents or introduce malware ... I mean, everything.

There is still no evidence that someone has taken advantage of Jasbug and did this. But it may be too early to say.

Microsoft considered that the gravity of this situation was "critical". Even Alert guaranteed by the Department of Homeland Security and similar warnings from major companies in cybersecurity.

Jasbug affects everything from Windows Vista to Windows 8.1 newer. This is the kind of problem that will give you many headaches for system administrators and IT staff of the company.

Some mistakes are too embedded in the code. The Jasbug was so embedded that Microsoft had to return to restructure some basic parts of Windows.

Consider this another example of that small defects embedded in computer code could give you problems later. In fact, Microsoft did not even find on your own.

Jeff Schmidt, an independent researcher JAS Global Advisors in Chicago, discovered a year ago while working on another project. He alerted Microsoft and have since worked together to fix this error.

Why it took so long to fix it? Jasbug is a problem with the design of the Microsoft operating system itself. The company had to restructure basic parts of your engine giant ... and test it thoroughly to make sure it still worked fine.

Microsoft can not afford to make arrangements affecting a complete system. Remember that according Netmarketshare, Windows is used by 91% of computers worldwide. [10]










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