Welcome back! Homecoming rally set for LeBron James

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AKRON, Ohio — A community rally has been set for Aug. 8 to welcome LeBron James back home to Northeast Ohio.

A week ago, James announced he would return to Northeast Ohio to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers.

The Akron native previously left the area in 2010 to spend four seasons with the Miami Heat.

According to the city of Akron, the welcome home rally is set for Aug. 8 at The University of Akron’s InfoCision Stadium, 302 Buchtel Ave.

Doors will be open to the public from 7:15 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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