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Soap Box Derby underway

(Akron) - It's Derby Week in Akron.

The 77th FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby kicks off today with the annual Parade of Champions through downtown Akron.

Nearly 500 children will race their gravity-powered cars this weekend for trophies and scholarship funds.

This year's event also marks Derby organizers' return to financial health.

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