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By Calvin Rydbom

ISBN-10: 1467115282

ISBN-13: 9781467115285

as soon as often called the �Rubber Capital of the World,� Akron now hails because the �City of Invention.� because the fifth-largest urban in Ohio, it has grown from an business middle to a hub of tradition and technological know-how. in this switch, Akron�s downtown went from a colourful retail district to being a little empty; notwithstanding, the town was once reborn with a baseball stadium for the Akron RubberDucks (the Double-A associate of the Cleveland Indians), new eating places, live performance venues, and in its position as a number for nationwide occasions equivalent to the 2014 homosexual video games. As lately as two decades in the past, rubber staff made up a wide a part of Akron�s inhabitants, however the variety of humans hired within the rubber dropped by way of part among 2000 and 2007. In 2001, Akron was once named one of the country�s 10 high-tech havens via Newsweek, and it really is now thought of the guts of �Polymer Valley.�

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