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David Blatt was hired as the Cavs coach in June. He has won championships in Europe but has never coached in the NBA.

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Pluto: Can the star-studded Cavs win with a rookie NBA coach?
Story by Amanda Rabinowitz
This weekend, Cavaliers fans get the first glimpse of their new championship-caliber team. The Cavs, with LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving, open the preseason against reigning Euroleague champion Maccabi Tel Aviv. That’s new Cavs coach David Blatt's former team. WKSU commentator Terry Pluto says Blatt will be leading this star-studded team with no NBA coaching experience.
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What the U.S. Supreme Court ruling means for early voting
Head of the Association of Election Officials plays down the difficulties
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Ohio's Attorney General doesn't expect executions to resume as scheduled
Mike Dewine doubts the executions in Ohio will continue without changes in state laws
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Exploradio: Is Akron really the polymer capital?
The former rubber capital has undergone a decades long transformation into a center for polymer innovation, but does Akron really live up to its claim?
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Remembering former Congressman Jim Traficant
The fiery Youngstown Democrat died today at age 73, after injuries from a farming accident left him unconscious Tuesday
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Ohio's minimum wage to increase 15 cents Jan. 1
Other morning headlines: Kasich maintains big lead over FitzGerald in new poll; Cleveland's Public Square makeover gets another $4 million donation
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Northeast Ohio gets $5.1 million for 41 new police officers
Federal COPS grants have put about 125,000 officers on the streets since 1995
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Trying to keep out "Palcohol"
From care givers to law makers, a lot of concern is being expressed
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Fracking windfall for Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District - Money from oil & gas drilling rights creates revenue surplus
 
Brecksville brothers sentenced in baseball card scheme - Scott and Steven Norris must pay back nearly $80,000 in an online scheme that sold counterfeits of rare cards
 
Ohio death pen on hold - Other headlines:  Akron Council backs state in plan to ban powdered alcohol, heroin OD tracking panel convenes 
 
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Now that it's officially fall, it's time for the Hale Farm's Harvest Festival. It's also time to mark the 75th anniversary of the movie "Gone with the Wind." Not to mention, productions of "Les Misérables" and "You Can't Take it With You" and Macy Gray comes to the area - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

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Dr. Beverly Warren Speaks at the Akron Roundtable

Kent State University President Beverly Warren is the featured speaker at the Akron Roundtable for October. The address takes place at a luncheon on Oct. 16 at Quaker Station at Quaker Square Inn. WKSU will rebroadcast the speech on Thursday, Oct. 23

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WKSU Discount for Great Lakes Theater

WKSU members can purchase half-priced tickets for Great Lakes Theater productions - The Merry Wives of Windsor on Sept. 26 and Les Miserables on Oct. 3. Other performances also discounted.

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Second Annual Show What You Grow! Contest

It's harvest time in Northeast Ohio! Share pictures of your bounty and you could win a $50 gift card to Countryside Farmer's Markets. The deadline for entering is Oct. 3. All pictures will be posted on the Quick Bites Facebook page.

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WKSU's Autumn 2014 Station Break

Find out more about WKSU, along with arts and culture throughout Northeast Ohio, in the Autumn 2014 issue of WKSU's Station Break.

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Folk Alley.com–All Folk Music! All The Time!

Folk Alley.com--All Folk Music! All The Time!FolkAlley.com is all folk, all of the time. Listen to the music you love when it best fits your busy schedule.

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