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Daily News Update – Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014


The Akron Beacon Journal profiles the Practical Governing course at UA being taught by Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic and Summit County Executive Russ Pry.


UA law students are collaborating with three cities on a new Neighborhood Mediation program thought to be the first of its kind in the area. See coverage in the Akron Beacon Journal, Stow Sentry and Akron.com.


John Green, director of UA’s Bliss Institute of Applied Politics, is quoted in a cincinnati.com story on predictions for a record low voter turnout in the November election. Green is also quoted in this Lancaster Eagle-Gazette story on why some continue to contribute to the Ed FitzGerald campaign despite his poor showing in polls with opponent Gov. John Kasich.


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