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Cain Park

Cain Park begins where most city parks leave off —
an outdoor, intimate, covered theater (Alma Theater); an outdoor covered amphitheater (Evans Amphitheater); an air-conditioned art gallery (Audrey & Harvey Feinberg Art Gallery), and outstanding programming.
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Sam Mullet Sr. and his followers could get a new trial following today's appeals court reversal of their beard-cutting convictions.

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Ohio Amish hate-crime convictions are overturned
Story by Kevin Niedermier
A federal appeals court has overturned the beard-cutting convictions of an Amish bishop and 15 of his followers.

Sam Mullet was convicted of orchestrating the attacks on other Amish, which prosecutors say were hate crimes, but the defense argues were only family disputes.
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Pluto: How Kent State football should honor its fallen teammate
Pluto says KSU should "play like and act like Jason" this season. Jason Bitsko died last week due to an undetermined medical issue. 
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Canton museum takes a closer look at forgery, fraud and the art of deception
"Intent to Deceive" opens Thursday, and runs through October 26. In all, it will be making five stops in the country
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Exploradio: The never-ending war against superbugs
Researchers in 2012 discovered a rare strain of drug-resistant pathogen hiding in Northeast Ohio, and the search for superbugs continues
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Goodyear christens the first of its next generation of airships
Even for a region used to the sight of the Goodyear blimp, the launch of Wingfoot One was a very big deal
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Art museum's "Intent to Deceive" kicks off with an original fake
Canton Museum of Art examines "Fakes and Forgeries in the Art World" -- and raises some money with the auction of one of its own
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Ohio Democratic Party chairman says his party will win in November
Chris Redfern says he's not thinking of removing Ed FitzGerald from the Governor's race
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Ohio Department of Education challenges charter-school operator
State accuses Portage County Educational Service Center of completely disregarding the interests of students, parents and the public
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Public records expert says Kasich ruling is part of a larger trend - The Ohio Supreme Court has been cutting back public records laws for the last decade, retired professor says
 
Ohio businesses push to retain the Common Core - Ohio businesses protest proposals to repeal the education standards, saying they need an educated workforce
 
Plane that crashed killing Case students is a popular training aircraft - Investigators still looking into what the caused the generally safe and easy to fly Cessna 172-R to go down
 
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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

Summer is winding down, but there is still one final weekend with the Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom, the Air Show in downtown Cleveland, Pat Benatar at the Rocksino, the Great Geauga County Fair in Burton (the Stark County Fair is this week, too) - or embrace the fall when the Browns host the Bears on Thursday.

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The Cleveland Garlic Festival - Sept. 6 & 7

Celebrate the "stinking rose" at the Cleveland Garlic Festival with grill-offs, food tastings, music and more on Shaker Square on Sept. 6 from noon to 9 p.m. and Sept. 7 from noon to 6 p.m.

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Gay Games 9: Bringing the World to Ohio

From August 9 – 16, the International Gay Games took up residence in Cleveland and Akron in what was an inclusive sporting and cultural event. Revisit Amanda Rabinowitz's coverage of the games and go to WKSU's Tumblr page for additional images and posts.

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WKSU Member Nights at Blossom

WKSU members can purchase half-price tickets to four specially chosen Blossom Festival concerts from July 19 through Aug. 30.

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Summer Reading for 2014

See what author David Giffels, chef Doug Katz, Q host Jian Ghomeshi, Black Keys drummer Pat Carney, designer Valerie Mayen, children's author Joan Arbogast, college president Marvin Krislov, the Cleveland Orchestra's Gary Hanson, and others are reading this summer.

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WKSU Supports the Akron Rubber Ducks

This summer, WKSU will be showing its local pride by sponsoring Akron Rubber Ducks home games at Canal Park.

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Station Break - Summer 2014

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

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Donate your unwanted car, truck, boat, motorcycle, or other vehicle and support WKSU via the station's vehicle charitable donation program.

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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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