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What were the top stories of 2010? You get a chance to weigh in. Cast a vote for up to five stories. Results will be published in The Repository/CantonRep.com (Poll Closed)

  • Vince Frustaci. Former Chief Deputy Treasurer Vincent Frustaci admits to stealing $2.46 million from Stark County coffers.
    11%
    710 votes

     
  • LeBron James. Basketball star LeBron James makes "The Decision" to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers.
    10%
    591 votes

     
  • James Irvin. Former Canton City Schools administrator James Irvin pleads guilty to sexually abusing a Timken High School student.
    7%
    412 votes

     
  • Phil Davison. Minerva Councilman Phil Davison makes national headlines and becomes an Internet sensation after his fiery speech to Stark County Republican Party leadership.
    7%
    449 votes

     
  • Arsons. Series of suspicious fires, suspected to be arson, ravage vacant homes in Canton; businesses burned in Strasburg.
    7%
    430 votes

     
  • Economy. Stark County residents continued to look for jobs or head back to school in 2010 as unemployment benefits for many came to an end.
    7%
    458 votes

     
  • Gas Station Shootout. Face-to-face with armed bandits firing guns, Khaled Nahal chose to protect his BP service station in Canton and fired back.
    6%
    375 votes

     
  • Quadruple fatal crash. Two young children were among the dead after a fatal car crash occurred on the stretch of State Route 800 south of Faircrest Street SE in Canton Township.
    7%
    441 votes

     
  • Twins, sort of. Dennis and Jennifer Renz made national headlines after their premature twins were born — one week apart.
    5%
    329 votes

     
  • Bow building closes. After nearly eight decades, the downtown Frank T. Bow Federal Building closes.
    1%
    47 votes

     
  • Mercy v. Aultman. Jury awards Mercy Medical Center $6.1 million after determining the Aultman foundation and its subsidiaries engaged in a pattern of corrupt activity with insurance brokers.
    4%
    272 votes

     
  • Snowfall. Snowfall of 37.2 inches set a record in February, making the month the snowiest since the National Weather Service has been keeping track — the late 1800s.
    9%
    532 votes

     
  • HOF Expansion. The ProFootball Hall of Fame proposes a $23.6 million expansion and renovation project that would unify the museum and enhance visitors’ experience.
    7%
    411 votes

     
  • Religious institutions close and merge. Due to declining membership and rising operational costs numerous religious organizations, such as the Jewish Community Federation, announce closures/mergers.
    1%
    41 votes

     
  • Mammone sentenced. James Mammone III was sentenced to death after a jury found him guilty of murdering his two children and his mother-in-law.
    11%
    681 votes

     
  • Other
    1%
    41 votes

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