Exploradio: Improving the lives of paralyzed people
Story by Jeff St. Clair
More than 270,000 Americans live with debilitating spinal cord injuries. And while prospects for a cure are far in the future, incremental progress is being made that could improve the lives of paralyzed people.
In this week’s Exploradio, WKSU’s Jeff St. Clair meets a Cleveland researcher who’s unlocking the secrets of how to repair a damaged spinal cord. Full story
Akron searches for a police force that reflects itself; the art and science of recruiting new cops in a tense time First in a Series: Akron recruits its newest class as national tensions between police and community play out More
Nature and nourishment down by the river at the Metroparks' Merwin's Wharf Merwin's Wharf is the parks' first full-service restaurant More
Canton's proposed Timken-McKinley school merger is drawing spirited debate A public input meeting at Timken High on Wednesday -- plus another at McKinley on Thursday -- gives parents, alumni and students a chance to consider the economic, educational and cultural impact of merging Canton's two high schools. More
Charter school audit finds major attendance discrepancies Charters get paid by the head, but state auditor says a spot check turned up many no shows More
Cleveland.com digs deeper into civil cases against police
A review of 100 civil cases over a decade reveals problems highlighted in the Justice Department report last month Full story
Voting centers are not likely to happen in Ohio anytime soon
Aaron Ockerman thinks it will reduce confusion and save money Full story
Summit County's Diebold says the 'next big thing' is going mobile
The Green-based company's revamp will add a software-centered approach to its longtime ATMs, surveillance and security manufacturing Full story
Take a glimpse into a world you can't see with Invisibilia (Latin for all the invisible things). This new program about the unseen forces that shape human behavior —ideas, beliefs, assumptions and thoughts— is produced by NPR's Science Desk. It will have a run of six one-hour episodes in its pilot season and will air Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m.
In December, Folk Alley listeners voted on their favorite new music from 2014. Top CD lists from the DJs and staff were mixed in and Folk Alley produced a seven-hour stream of the very best from the past year. Listen now!
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