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The dredging of some 225,000 cubic yards of sediment from harbors like Cleveland's is crucial for shipments of raw materials and finished goods.

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Army Corps looks for alternatives for dumping Cleveland harbor sediment
Story by M.L. Schultze
The Army Corps of Engineers announced today it will begin dredging the Cleveland harbor and Cuyahoga River next month – and will dispose of the sediment as it has for the last 40 years – dumping it at a dike near Burke Lakefront airport. But, as WKSU’s M.L. Schultze reports, the Corps is warning that next year will have to be different...
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Better than being there? Sports teams try to attract a tech-savvy crowd
Terry Pluto says free Wi-Fi and faster cell phone service at games are must-haves for fans
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Documentarian Ken Burns unfolds images of America at Kent State
Burns says his documentary on Shakers has a special place
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From New York to Cleveland: Bard College sets up an early college
Bridging the K-12 gap to higher education
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World premiere at Cleveland Institute of Music is fanfare for a new theme
Twenty-three-year-old piano phenom Daniil Trifonov's original concerto highlights the conservatory's new focus on the virtuoso/composer
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EPA tests for dangerous chemicals at Cuyahoga Falls school
Cancer-causing chemicals could be rising out of the groundwater on parish property
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The University of Akron will have fewer academic choices
The trustees have approved suspending several under performing programs
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A new sports and entertainment venue could be coming to downtown Akron
The University of Akron facility hinges on a possible Summit County sales tax increase
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State parks receive $88 million for improvements - So far the focus includes upgrading electric, bathhouses and shower facilities
 
Aspirin helps prevent colon cancer, but not in everyone - A simple test shows whether taking aspirin can cut the risk of colon cancer in half, or provide no benefit at all
 
Summit County will ask voters to OK a sales tax hike to build an arena - Downtown arena would be home court for the University of Akron basketball team and a venue for other entertainment
 
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As Northeast Ohioans welcome the spring weather this week, local venues are offering musical, theatrical and exploratory events for community members to enjoy. Adapted from the beloved novel by Jane Austen, Kent State University presents this witty comedy of manners, telling the story of five Bennet daughters in need of husbands. The Cleveland Public Theatre presents A Killing Game, a theatre-meets-party-game in an evening of laugh-out-loud fun. Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns comes to Kent State University as part of the Presidential Speaker Series to present "Sharing the American Experience." Check out what other events are offered this week!

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Ticket Pre-sale for The Trey Anastasio Band at House of Blues

WKSU listeners can use the code WKSU to purchase tickets on Wednesday, April 23 before they go on sale to the general public to see The Trey Anastasio Band at the Cleveland House of Blues on May 23.

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Heroin: Big Trouble in a Small Town

Heroin abuse is gaining a lot of attention as it spreads through Ohio's suburbs. But it's in rural areas like Tuscarawas County that the drug has been a huge problem for a decade. Some describe it as a first love; others as a lifelong battle. Amanda Rabinowitz examines the issue in a three-part series examining heroin abuse in small-town Ohio with stories of addiction, death -- and hope.

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