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Owner Michael Bruno and Executive Chef Torsten Schulz enjoy a rare moment of relaxation before dinner guests arrive at The Blue Door in Cuyahoga Falls

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Fancy dinners from humble beginnings at The Blue Door
Story by Vivian Goodman
Pricey four-course dinners are now being served in a Cuyahoga Falls eatery better known for its bacon and eggs.  The restaurant has a new executive chef, a new look, and a new concept.  In today’s Quick Bite, WKSU’s Vivian Goodman takes us behind The Blue Door.
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The Black Keys guitar tech's moment in the spotlight
String instrument technician Dan Johnson of Akron plays second guitar on a cover song in the current tour
Ohio gas prices are the lowest in five years
Gas prices are expected to drop even more in 2015.
Akron's Tuba Christmas: A resounding blast of holiday spirit
Hundreds of tubists take the stage every holiday season
Pluto: Athletes have a right to protest...within limits
The Cavs' LeBron James and Kyrie Irving and Browns receiver Andrew Hawkins wear t-shirts to protest recent police violence. Should it be allowed in sports?
Mercy Health offers scholarships to NEOMED with an unusual requirement
Recipients would be required to work in an underserved community
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Gov. Kasich: Ohio needs to get better control of charter schools
The newly re-elected governor lays out expectations for the coming year at a speech to the Ohio Chamber of Commerce
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Easing restrictions against Cuba may not light up the cigar market
The new rules would still not grant tourist visas, and only about $100 of alcohol and/or tobacco can be imported to the U.S.
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Will charges against Cleveland cops be dropped? - A Cuyahoga judge is deciding if the evidence in the November 2012 police chase and shooting is tainted
Ohio Supreme Court clears red-light cameras and their appeals process - The ruling comes just as lawmakers are trying to put most of the cameras out of business
Ohio advisory group on police officer training convenes - Group will make recommendations to Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission
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The Big Orange Giving Orb: A Poem for the Holidays

It's the holiday season and that means lots of time spent buying gifts. But, WKSU is a gift you give yourself every day of the year. Click through to read about the wisdom shared by a giant glowing orb.

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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

As we get closer to the holidays, there are even more ways to get into the spirit. With Holiday Pops, Tuba Christmas and a Christmas Candlelight Concert, there are plenty of options to choose from. Also, Chris Isaak and Helen Welch come to the area - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

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Christmas Traditions in Northeast Ohio

Enjoy family traditions when A Christmas Carol, The Nutcracker and The Messiah return to regional stages for the holidays.

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A WKSU Member Discount for 'A Christmas Carol'

WKSU members can use a special code to purchase discounted tickets for the Great Lakes Theatre production of A Christmas Carol, at the Ohio Theatre in PlayhouseSquare Nov. 29 to Dec. 23.

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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–All Folk Music! All The Time!

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

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WKSU Holiday Programming

Through Jan. 1, WKSU will offer a variety of classical and folk music programs that were created to make your holiday season brighter. Stream classical holiday music online and in our mobile apps, and see the complete schedule of special shows.

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